Saved by the Bell (1989–1993)

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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, 1989-1993)
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 A.C. Slater / ... (86 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Samuel 'Screech' Powers (86 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Lisa Turtle (86 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Mr. Richard Belding (86 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Kelly Kapowski (76 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Jessie Spano (76 episodes, 1989-1993)
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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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Jennie Garth, Jaleel White, Jonathan Brandis, and Brian Austin Green are among those who auditioned for the show. See more »

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[repeated line]
Screech: [to Zack ] Hello, buuuuuuuddy!
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My ultimate guilty pleasure
20 August 2002 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Saved by the Bell, wither you want to admit it or not, you have seen this show if you were a child of the 90's. While it had extremely cheesy and bad acting and horrible writing, it was a fun show for the kids and the pre-teens. I remember always dying of laughter when I watched this show when I was a kid on Saturday mornings. Screech to me was like Marlon Brando in The Godfather, I thought the whole cast was brilliant. Now I still watch this show as a grown up, I really can't help it, it's like a car accident, you know you shouldn't look, but you can't help it. I know the writing was very bad and the situations are beyond unrealistic, but I think the reason I love this show still is because of it's innocence.

The show had a good influence on kids, it sounds crazy, but it did deal with a lot of issues that most kids have to deal with school. While I admit that they acted like Jesse was on heroine when she was simply taking caffeine pills, it still tried it's best to show you to be a true original. The story is simple, just 6 teenagers going through their daily lives in Bayside High School. They deal with the daily pressures: homework, tests, love, drugs, popularity, and friendship. Together they deal with these pressures along with the help of their loving principal, Mr. Belding.

Each character was lovable in their own way. Zack who was the smooth talker and ruled Bayside who could get any girl he wanted. Slater who was the high school jock and Zack's best friend. Screech, Zack's other best friend, who was the geek of the high school. Kelly who is the hottie cheerleader of Bayside and Zack's love interest. Lisa who is the fashion icon of the group and is Screech's long time crush. And Jesse, the study addict goodie two-shoe's and is also the vice president of the student council.

While each the group isn't what normally clicked in high school, it still was a lot of fun to watch them because of how opposite they were. It was always so charming to see them work together, who wouldn't have wanted friends like them? True, the situations in the show are extremely unbelievable, the acting isn't up to par, and it's cheesy messages, this was always a pleasure to watch. You have to admit that sometimes it does bring a few laughs. I'm not afraid to admit it, I still enjoy watching this show and I think you will too, just have fun and admit it, there's something memorizing about it. Otherwise people wouldn't be talking about it still almost 20 years later.


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