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17 Times "The Breakfast Club" Offered A Totally Unrealistic Picture Of High School

Even by 1985 standards, Shermer High School is a ridiculous flight of fancy. Real detention (and real high school) is nothing like this.

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8. But getting locked in a closet by the abusive assistant principal then falling through the ceiling is like, no big deal.

This seems like the basis of a lawsuit. Bender (Judd Nelson) is thinking too small.

9. High school is a place where you can keep your weed in your locker (overnight).

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And no one — not even Carl the janitor — boosts that shit? Also, why doesn’t Bender have a spot to keep his stash? Rookie.

15. Speaking of which, what's with these love connections between people who disgusted each other a few hours ago?

No one has even been drinking.

IRL, it's not the hangout spot where you can light one up, do some energetic air/thigh drumming, and practice your gymnastics.

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It's just a few hours you have to get through with your aggro face on or be eaten alive.

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