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8th Jun '17 4:28:25 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''Series/{{NTSFSDSUV}}'': Parodied when Agent Piper Ferguson suddenly decides to go back to college to finish her degree on the advice of the drugged-out fratboy she was interrogating. She subsequently deals with every problem on campus by shooting at it.
3rd Jun '17 9:03:12 PM Merlyn_LeRoy
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* Creator/RobertVaughn went back to college ''after'' starring in Series/TheManFromUNCLE to get a Ph.D. in Communications. His dissertation was on UsefulNotes/TheHollywoodBlacklist.
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21st May '17 4:52:48 PM nombretomado
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* In the "Kotter Makes Good" episode of ''WelcomeBackKotter'', teacher Gabe Kotter (Gabriel Kaplan) starts studying for his high school's senior-year exams when the principal can find no record of his scores. The records are found, but he takes the tests anyway, providing an example for his students.

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* In the "Kotter Makes Good" episode of ''WelcomeBackKotter'', ''Series/WelcomeBackKotter'', teacher Gabe Kotter (Gabriel Kaplan) starts studying for his high school's senior-year exams when the principal can find no record of his scores. The records are found, but he takes the tests anyway, providing an example for his students.
21st May '17 11:40:23 AM nombretomado
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* In the Creator/KevinSmith episodes of ''Series/{{Degrassi}}'' this is the plot synopsis of the ViewAskewniverse movie Smith has come to UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}} (and eventually the school) to film.

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* In the Creator/KevinSmith episodes of ''Series/{{Degrassi}}'' this is the plot synopsis of the ViewAskewniverse Film/TheViewAskewniverse movie Smith has come to UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}} (and eventually the school) to film.
2nd Jan '17 7:53:53 AM Belphegor
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* In the ''[[Literature/DonCamillo Don Camillo e Peppone]]'' series, there is one arc where Peppone (the mayor of the village) has to take the primary school finals because he missed them during the troubled years of UsefulNotes/WW2. He almost fails; Don Camillo trades the correct solutions for political concessions.

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* In the ''[[Literature/DonCamillo Don Camillo e Peppone]]'' series, there is one arc where Peppone (the mayor of the village) has to take the primary school finals because he missed them during because, like most men in the troubled years of UsefulNotes/WW2.village, he had to leave school and work very early. He almost fails; Don Camillo trades the correct solutions for political concessions.
9th Nov '16 10:45:38 PM bombadil211
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* The entire premise of ''Series/{{Community}}'' is that the main character is a lawyer who is forced to go back to college and earn his bachelor's after the bar association learned his was a fake. It is also revealed that [[spoiler:Senior Chang]] did the same thing and will be coming back as a student. Shirley went back to school to acquire the business education so she could start her own company. Britta is trying to get a college degree so she could get a better job than waiting tables or bar tending. Pierce and Leonard are retired elderly people who attend college because they are lonely and want to be around people. Pierce is independently wealthy and has been going to Greendale Community College for the 10 years when he meets the rest of the study group.

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* The entire premise of ''Series/{{Community}}'' is that the main character is a lawyer who is forced to go back to college and earn his bachelor's after the bar association learned that his was degree wasn't from Columbia University but from a fake. school in the country of ''Colombia''. It is also revealed that [[spoiler:Senior [[spoiler:Senor Chang]] did the same thing and will be coming back as a student. Shirley went back to school to acquire the business education so she could start her own company. Britta is trying to get a college degree so she could get a better job than waiting tables or bar tending. Pierce and Leonard are retired elderly people who attend college because they are lonely and want to be around people. Pierce is independently wealthy and has been going to Greendale Community College for the 10 years when he meets the rest of the study group.
15th Jul '16 9:17:47 AM DaibhidC
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Mars University", Fry learns that being a 20th century college drop-out is equivalent to being a 31st century high school drop-out, so he enrolls at Mars University to drop out at college level.
15th Jul '16 9:17:25 AM DaibhidC
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Mars University", Fry learns that being a 20th century college drop-out is equivalent to being a 31st century high school drop-out, so he enrolls at Mars University to drop out at college level.
27th Jun '16 2:08:23 AM kazokuhouou
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* In ''WesternAnimation/Sealab2021'' Stormy is seen with the rest of the fourth graders....sorry, "fourth and fifth mixed". Apparently he has trouble learning the alphabet.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/Sealab2021'' Stormy is seen with the rest of the fourth graders....sorry, "fourth and fifth mixed". Apparently he has trouble learning the alphabet. (The reason it's here and not HeldBackInSchool is that Stormy specifically says he's going for his G.E.D.)
26th Jun '16 5:05:40 PM kazokuhouou
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* Exaggerated in the ''Literature/TheBabySittersClub'' fanfic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/2177005/1/Caludia-Keeshi-Middel-Skol-Mamma Caludia Keeshi Middel Skol Mamma]], where, after ten years, Claudia is ''still'' in the eighth grade, because she can't be arsed to apply herself and pass the exit exam. Her former charges are now her peers (and some are her fellow BSC members) and her former classmate Cokie is now her ''gym teacher''. [[spoiler: She finally passes the exit exam at the end and declares how much she'll enjoy going to high school with the rest of the club.]]
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