The University of Rochester's merry prankster troupe The Chamber Boys sent their agent Patrick to play the ol' "fake professor" gag on a bunch of freshmen — and he aced it.

Walking into Chem 131 a few minutes before the real professor, Dr. Benjamin Hafensteiner, Patrick assumed the role of Professor of the Year in the Natural Sciences, and proceeded to dash the hopes and dreams of UR's class of 2017 as they were just in the process of forming them.

He also gets them to put away their laptops and cellphones, a feat of which the real Dr. Hafensteiner might to take note.

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