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    17 Adults From Teen Shows And Movies Who We Thought Were The Villains But Were Just Tryna Do Their Jobs

    "Oh no, I did not leave the Southside for this!"

    As an avid lover of teen content, I've seen many a film and many a show about the ~youths~.

    However, now that I am an adult*, I am realizing that kids don't know a DAMN THING and we need to give the adults in these shows and movies a bit more credit for putting up with their antics!

    Well, recently, Reddit user u/roix_ducat posted this query: "What teen movie is the epitome of 'the older I get, the more I agree with the adult?'" When I TELL YOU I never clicked on a post so fast...

    So, here are some of the best responses:

    1. In Dirty Dancing, Dr. Houseman just wanted to have a relaxing vacation with his family. Instead, he had to get involved with the sex lives of his daughters and their friends:

    Baby hugging her dad from behind as her dad, Jake, as he drives the car in "Dirty Dancing."

    2. In Ice Princess, Joan Carlyle just wanted Casey to APPLY to Harvard. Instead, Casey lied to her for months and refused to share her ice skating passion with her own mother.

    Joan holding up a textbook to Casey through the window in "Ice Princess."

    3. In Suite Life of Zack and Cody, Mr. Moseby just wanted to manage a 5-star hotel. Instead, he had to care after all these ragamuffin-ass kids running around and messing things up in his hotel.

    Mr. Moseby looking perturbed on "Suite Life."

    4. In Twilight, Charlie just wanted to raise his kid. Instead, he had to deal with Bella's obsession/depression over Edward, her running away to Italy, and her becoming a vampire and mother at the age of 18.

    Charlie looking resigned in "Twilight."

    5. In 10 Things I Hate About You, Dr. Stratford just wanted to protect his daughters and help guide them. Instead, his daughters refused to listen to his sage advice.

    Walter trying to talk some sense into Kat in "10 Things I Hate About You."

    6. In Mean Girls, Ms. Norbury and Principal Duvall just wanted to do their jobs as educators. Instead, they had to deal with a group of bullying mean girls and a school-wide girl fight.

    7. In Malcolm in the Middle, Lois just wanted to raise her kids. Instead, she had five heathens who wreaked havoc every hour of every day.

    Lois in the boys' room before they wreak havoc in "Malcolm in the Middle."

    8. In That '70s Show, Red just wanted to provide for his family. Instead, he had to deal with Eric and his friends getting high in the basement of the home that he pays for.

    Red talking some sense into Eric on "That '70s Show."

    9. In The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Uncle Phil just wanted to raise his family and help out his sister by taking in her kid. Instead, he had to deal with Will's antics that sometimes got him into legal trouble, which made things hard for Phil, since he was a judge.

    Uncle Phil teaching Will a valuable lesson on "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air."

    10. In Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Joyce just wanted to be a good mom. Instead, she had to deal with Buffy being out all hours of the night, rubbing elbows with vampires and other monsters.

    Joyce looking bewildered at something offscreen on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer."

    11. In Juno, Vanessa just wanted to adopt a child. Instead, she had to deal with the doubts of her borderline pedophile husband, Mark.

    Vanessa touching Juno's pregnant baby in "Juno."

    12. In Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Dean Rooney just wanted Ferris to go to school. Instead, he had to chase a truant all over the city.

    Rooney on the phone in his office in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off."

    13. In The Breakfast Club, Assistant Principal Vernon just wanted to do his job. Instead, he had to deal with five detention-bound kids on a SATURDAY who caused shenanigans and were an insurance liability.

    Vernon giving a talk to the detentionees in "The Breakfast Club."

    14. In Romeo + Juliet, the Capulets and Montagues just wanted to keep to their families and mind their business. Instead, they got two ~star-crossed lovers~ who killed themselves due to teen angst.

    Ted and Caroline Monague in the backseat of their car in "Romeo + Juliet."

    15. In Gilmore Girls, Emily Gilmore just wanted what was best for her daughter. Instead, she had to deal with an ungrateful daughter who only hit her up to pay for her granddaughter's tuition.

    Lorelei and Emily in matching blazers during a mother-daughter fashion show in "Gilmore Girls."

    16. Finally, in Saved by the Bell, Mr. Belding just wanted to be a cool but effective school administrator. Instead, he got human trash can Zack Morris.

    Mr. Belding checking a file next to Zack Morris in the hallway.