Rodney Dangerfield's Triple Lindy Dive from Back to School is one of the all-time greatest scenes from any comedy. Rodney Dangerfield plays Thorton Melon, a successful business man who goes back to school at his son's college when he sees his son having a hard time at school. Everybody at the college loves Thorton Melon, and while he thinks he can buy his way into having good grades, he learns by the end of the movie that college takes dedication and actual studying. Rodney Dangerfield's Triple Lindy Dive from Back to School is one of my favorite scenes from the movie, which has to be one of the funniest comedies ever made.
There’s no other comedian quite like Rodney Dangerfield. He took on one of the most classic persona’s off all time, the guy who “don’t get no respect,” and made himself a household name. Rodney Dangerfield’s classic catchphrase would go on to influence tons of comedians such as Louis C.K., Bill Cosby, and Jerry Seinfeld. Rodney Dangerfield first tried his famous line, “I Don’t Get No Respect,’ in a New York club, and as soon as he heard the roar of laughter from the audience he knew he had a hit. While it was said that he was nothing like his onstage personality, it was jokes like “When I was born, I was so ugly that the doctor slapped my mother,” that made him one of the best comedians ever. all-time favorite. Rodney Dangerfield managed to be funny on the big screen as well, starring in such classic movies as Caddyshack, Little, Nicky, and the movie this video clip is from , Back to School. If you only watch one more scene from one more comedy the rest of your life, make sure it's Rodney Dangerfield's Triple Lindy Dive from Back to School.