A spot-on parody from Comedy Central's "Key & Peele" imagines a "SportsCenter"-style newscast that embraces teachers with the same fervor usually reserved for professional athletes.
First, the two comedians report on the latest career move of "star English teacher Ruby Ruhf," which has "sent fans across the nation into a frenzy."
"I’ve enjoyed my time in Ohio very much, but I’m pleased to announce that I am taking my talents back to New York City," Ruhf announces, before a breakdown of her new contract reveals that PS431 has offered her $80 million over the next six years, plus an additional $40 million in incentives based on test scores.
The spoof also features a play-by-play of a history teacher's successful attempt to encourage a shy student to participate.
"She looks left, then right, looks past the students with their arms up in the air and spots Max near the back — sees that even though his hand isn't up, he's engaged," Peele points out.
Key excitedly responds, "See what she did there? She's bringing an introvert into the discussion, y'all. That's a 'teacher of the year' play right there."
Watch the hilarious clip above!