Stupid Kid

Album: From Here to Infirmary (2001)
Charted: 53
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  • This song is about how miserable life can be if you develop a crush on one of your teachers in high school. The video, directed by the team of Maureen Egan and Matthew Barry, tells a story of a little boy in elementary school who is in love with his teacher, doing whatever he could to please her. He gets made fun of my the other students, and soon the teacher ridicules him in front of the whole class, making him a laughing stock. After he leaves outside the room toward her window, he takes off the hat that he's been wearing the entire video, revealing two horns. The teacher can be seen struggling, surrounded in flames. Of course this video lead to controversy, and it was banned until it got edited so the student has no horns and the teacher is wrestling with nothing. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Landon - Winchester, OH
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Comments: 2

  • Jamie from Carlisle, --yes... 100% agree with Megan.
    To be honest I don't think having a crush on your teacher really makes your life 'miserable'
  • Megan from Cincinnati, OhThis is definitely not about having a crush on your teacher.
    While the video makes it appear to be so, it is actually just about getting over a relationship, and thinking back about how stupid it was.
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