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Bad Teacher

Bad Teacher TV show on CBSNetwork: CBS
Episodes: 13 (half-hour)
Seasons: One

TV show dates: April 24, 2014 — July 26, 2014
Series status: Cancelled

Performers include: Ari Graynor, Kristin Davis, David Alan Grier, Sara Gilbert, Ryan Hansen, and Sara Rodier.

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TV show description:
This single-camera comedy is based on the feature film of the same name. It follows a hot, fearless, and unapologetic former trophy wife who masquerades as a teacher in order to find a new man after her wealthy husband leaves her penniless.

Dumped, divorced and broke (due to a bad pre-nuptial agreement), Meredith Davis (Ari Graynor) is inspired by her friend’s smart, awkward stepdaughter, Lily (Sara Rodier). Meredith devises the perfect 3-step plan: pose as a teacher at Lily’s ritzy middle school; meet and marry a rich single dad; and return to a lavish lifestyle.

Using a phony resume, quick thinking Meredith effortlessly charms Principal Carl Gaines (David Alan Grier) who is oblivious to her agenda.

The faculty includes gym teacher Joel Kotsky (Ryan Hansen). He’s her handsome former high school classmate who sees right through Meridith’s antics but is amused anyway.

Shy Irene (Sara Gilbert) is an introverted teacher who’s overly excited at the possibility of making a best friend in Meredith. Uptight Ginny Taylor-Clapp (Kristin Davis) is Faculty President and a busybody who resents Meredith and suspects she’s not who she seems to be.

Series Finale

Episode #13 — What’s Old Is New
Staff and students are all focused on standardized test day when Meredith and Principal Carl’s attentions are diverted by the arrival of their ex-spouses, making them question whether they want second chances with their former loves.
First aired: July 26, 2014.

What do you think? Do you like the Bad Teacher TV series? Do you think it should have been cancelled or renewed for a second season?

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{ 28 comments… read them below or add one }

Anonymous May 20, 2015 at 3:29 pm

defiantly think there should be a another season, because its annoying to leaving an episode like that, almost like a midseason episode and I love the cast


Kerry November 9, 2014 at 8:11 pm

I thought it was very funny with a great cast and I miss it. It should have been renewed.


Andrew November 10, 2014 at 7:39 pm

Wow…..I think there is a problem, with the networks, to change the subject Manhattan Love Story also got cancelled by ABC in just four episodes. Network executives really need to kill the bugs crawling on their cancellation buttons. This is getting to be a problem, not giving shows a time to grow. OMG!!!!!


John October 1, 2014 at 6:25 pm

the shit was funny… cats are foul…


Kelly September 28, 2014 at 2:18 pm

I loved this show! I actually liked it more than the movie. It was nice to have something different to watch for a change, loved the comedy of it. Very disappointed that it has been cancelled.


Sandars August 21, 2014 at 7:43 am

Why. What am I suppose to do with that cliffhanger of an ending. Is she staying with her ex or what about Joel? And uh, who doesn’t love Carl? Very disappointed that this was cancelled. Ugh.


Andrew August 21, 2014 at 8:51 am

I guess we have to watch the same shows, that keep getting renewed and renewed again and again. CBS is getting boring….zzzzzzzzzzz. Person of interest is designed to make us paranoid.


jessica dillon August 4, 2014 at 2:52 am

This show was terrible…. I couldn’t even sit through a whole episode. It was contrived and made women look terrible. Not to mention the lead actress was completely miscast…I wish they had cast someone that looked more like Cameron Diaz!!
Glad it got cancelled, sorry.


LeeAnn August 3, 2014 at 10:09 pm

PLEASE DO NOT CANCEL the show! It had turned out to be a really funny show. It has a lot of potential!


Terry August 3, 2014 at 9:45 pm

I think the show should be renewed because its funny and entertaining and it makes you want to watch more it plus the ending was bad bring the show back


Tim July 30, 2014 at 2:31 pm

The first few episodes I saw it being cancelled, but recently it has become great, and I’m sad that it has been cancelled. The final episode is a terrible ending, bring it back for another season.


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