Comedian Jesse Griffin says the teachers in his new improvised TV series Educators as "just as broken, twisted and strange as the rest of us".

1 Did you set out with Educators to push the boundaries as far as possible?

Originally it was just going to be a funny show about high school teachers. It's based on a late-night sketch show called Flashdunce that my wife Jackie van Beek and Jonny Brugh and I created for the Comedy Festival, but potential funders didn't get what the hook was until we spent a day shooting a proof of concept. TVNZ got

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