13 Fictional Mentors Whose Teachings Were Utterly Useless

We're pretty certain there's a school of thought shared by all fictional mentors that goes along the lines of, "Just phone it and hopefully my protege will go away. Or die. Whichever comes first, I don't really care."

After all, that's the only way you can explain things like ...

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Entry by Scott Laffey

In 1978's Superman, Jor-El tells his son that he's sent him to Earth to save them from suffering the same fate as Krypton. They can be a great people

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Entry by Guidodo

CAPTAIN EISRHCA Alright, kid. 0 think superpowered people should be held accountable for their actions. Wanna help me out? Eh...sure. Great, firs

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Entry by Brooklyned

In The Dead Poet's Society, poetry teacher John Keating is heralded as an inspiration. But what he really did was work up a bunch of privileged teenag

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Entry by MibHatesUsAll

DR. KING SCHULTZ frees Django from slavery and teaches him how to be a bounty hunter. DJANGO MINCHAINED J couldn't resist (fucking everything up) Then

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Entry by rs1

No SUCH THING AS BAD STUDENT, ONLY BAD TEACHER TEACHER SAY, STUDENT DO- Mr. Miyagi In the original KARATE KID movie, Mr. Miyagi says that there are

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The NeverEnding Story Falkor is intended to be the mentor to the main characters but does a falking bad job. Then how are we supposed to find them? Wi

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Entry by rs1

CRACKEDCOM. FEAR ANGER HATE SUFFERING Yoda In Star Wars Episode 1, Yoda famously states that fear leads to anger and anger leads to hate... or is that

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Entry by Monstermanga

jiminy Cricket! Entered an abode without invitation. Wanted a gold badge as payment before he even completed the job. Let his ward hang out with unsav

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Entry by Sonny Time

HITMAN In the 2015 film, Agent 47 finds Katia van Dees (Agent 90) and trains her to be more like him through a number of life and death situations. Yo

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES ALFRED KNOWS THAT BRUCE WAYNE IS MENTALLYAND PHYSICALLY INCAPABLE OF FIGHTING AS BATMAN, AND MAY GET HIMSELF KILLED BY BANE. THI

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Entry by stahn_lee

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON'S Gobber believes in learning on the job. Teaching neophyte vikings how to fight dragons by putting them in a pen with a live

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In The Matrix. Morpheus asks Neo to make a life- changing decision without telling him he's expected to join a war against a superior enemy. He offers

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Hatly Potter Dumbledore is one of the most powerful and wisest wizards in the Harry Potter universe, but he's a terrible mentor. His way of mentoring

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