A TV show centered on six students and their years at Bayside High School in Palisades, California.

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 Zack Morris (86 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 A.C. Slater / ... (86 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Samuel 'Screech' Powers (86 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Lisa Turtle (86 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Mr. Richard Belding (86 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Kelly Kapowski (76 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Jessie Spano (76 episodes, 1989-1992)
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Zack Morris the cool trouble maker, A.C. Slater the kind hearted jock, Screech Powers the smart and funny nerd, Kelly Kapowski the teen dream who is Zack Morris's obsession, Lisa Turtle the gossiping fashion lover, and Jessie Spano the feminist straight A student. They make up the six individual students and their misadventures at Bayside High School. Written by <RIOTplaya@aol.com><ray6072@yahoo.com>

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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20 August 1989 (USA)  »

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Salvado por la campana  »

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(90 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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According to producer Peter Engel, at a meeting before the show had been created, NBC President Brandon Tartikoff suggested the show be given a name that used the word bell (such as "When the Bell Rings"). One of Engel's colleagues then suggested the name "Saved by the Bell," which Tartikoff liked. Engel disliked the name but, believing that someone else probably owned the rights to the phrase, went along with it. As luck would have it, NBC's legal department discovered that nobody owned the rights to the phrase, and, by the next day, Engel's office was covered in large banners that said Saved by the Bell. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Mr. Belding: Hey, hey, hey. *What* is going *on* here?
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Connections

Referenced in Brickleberry: Saved by the Balls (2012) See more »

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Did we ever have a chance
by Zack Attack
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Definitely makes the grade
18 February 2004 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

Saved By The Bell was one of the best shows that ever aired on Saturday mornings. Ok so it wasn't a show full of Emmy quality performances, but it was a show that was an escape from the everyday pressure that school has on its students. Saved By The Bell centers on a group of friends and their ups and downs through high school. Filled with memorable moments and interesting characters, SBTB is one of the best young adult programs of its time. It has stood the test of time and still remains a popular program. I think it was a show made for the sure purpose of entertaining its young audience for a half an hour. There are a lot of episodes that were pretty amusing. Never again will a generation make such a connection as the one mine did with SBTB, the series starred Mark Paul Gosselaar as Zack Morris, the main character who each week spun in and out of several pretty extreme situation. His main squeeze Kelly Kapowski played by Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, and the most popular geek Screech, played by Dustin Diamond. Also along for the ride were Slater, Jessie, and Lisa, who made up the rest of the gang. I don't think that it was ever aimed to break the barriers of great television it was what it was. Sure the series made high school look like a piece of cake, for example being able to go to The Max whenever they wanted, taking advantage of the principal, and tricking nerds into doing anything they wanted. But Saved By the Bell was one of those shows that as corny as it may be, it will forever remain one the most entertaining shows in the history of children's entertainment.


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