Mr. Bannister is an English teacher at Norrisville High.
- He has only appeared in "Last Stall on the Left" and "Sorcerer in Love" with a speaking role.
- He also appears without speaking in the audience "Stanks Like Teen Spirit".
- He's somewhat of a freestyle teacher as he accepts Randy's ripped-up essay, calling it a good use of metaphor, as an acceptable B grade.
- He is shown in the opening theme speaking to S. Ward Smith.
- In "Shloomp! There It Is!", it was revealed that Randy and Howard both have him for 1st Period.
- He is the first teacher to appear in the show.
- His name was revealed in Sorcerer in Love, when Howard Rand dashed out of the class saying "No time Mr. Bannister!".
- He gave Bash Johnson his first "B" at Norrisville High.
Note: * -Background Appearance
- Last Stall on the Left
- Stanks Like Teen Spirit*
- Sorcerer in Love
- Shloomp! There It Is!*
- Brolateral Damage
- The Brawn Also Rises*
- To Smell and Back
- Winner Takes Ball*