I, like every other kid of the ’80s loved the late Mr. Wizard (his real name was Dan Herbert) — but I didn’t realize how he was kind of a jerk when he taught the kids experiments. Actually, he wasn’t a jerk. He, like any good teacher, used condescending tough love to teach us the right way to do things. Also, the kids he worked with were probably just morons.
Anyways, enjoy this supercut of his greatest hits:
I like his style of teaching. Perhaps today’s coddling teachers can take a hint from him and stop this “every kid is special” bullcorn.
I wonder who would have won in a fight between him and Bill Nye.