Teachers are out there with a very difficult job, which they pursue with tireless dedication.
I had spent many years before I was 31 hearing people tell me, Oh Man, you're so funny, you need to be in television. But that and a quarter won't get you on a bus.
Let's be real: It's just TV; it's just entertainment.
It is a different genre - a show about something other than doctors, lawyers and cops. Teachers are something completely different. I think it makes for very interesting television.
I was working at a phone company. I got tired of my life and wanted to change it, so I did.