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This is a new documentary by David Guggenheim (the director of "An Inconvenient Truth"), about the state of public education in the US. (Not surprisingly, there have been fierce reactions of all kinds.) Among others, the film features an educationist called Geoffrey Canada, who runs a New York based organisation called "Harlem Children's Zone" which aims to increase graduation rates in Harlem. In the film, Canada talks about his favourite childhood TV show and how he often imagined the show's character coming to his rescue as a kid - this becomes a theme for the film. This is why the film is called "Waiting for '____'".

Which character?

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