The clip Mr Hand's class from Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982) with Ray Walston, David Price
Three weeks we've been talking about the Platt Amendment.
What are you people, on dope?
A piece of legislation was introduced into Congress by Senator John Platt.
It was passed in 1906.
This amendment to our Constitution...
has a profound impact upon all of our...
Where is Jeff Spicoli? I saw him earlier today near the first floor bathrooms.
Is he still on campus? Anyone? Yes, Desmond?
I saw him by the food machines.
How long ago?
Right before class.
Okay. Bring him in.
What is this fascination with truancy?
What is it that gets inside your heads?
There are some teachers in this school who look the other way at truants.
It's a little game that you both play.
They pretend they don't see you. You pretend you don't ditch.
Now, who pays the price later? You!
Wait a minute. There's no birthday party for me here!
Hola, Mr. Hand.
What's the reason for your truancy?
Just couldn't make it on time.
You mean, you couldn't or you wouldn't?
It was like a full crowd scene at the food lines.
Food will be eaten on your time.
Why are you continuously late for this class, Mr. Spicoli?
Why do you shamelessly waste my time like this?
I don't know.