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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 Zachary 'Zack' Morris / ... (86 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Albert Clifford '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 / ... (82 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Jessie Spano (76 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Kelly Kapowski (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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20 August 1989 (USA)  »

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Salvado por la campana  »

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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 »

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Lisa: Yeah, 'I have all these problems and there's no-one ever there for me. I talk and talk and talk but no-one ever listens.'
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ALAS, THE ULTIMATE TEEN SITCOM
3 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

In the future, when one looks back on the 20th century sitcoms, one will take note of "I Love Lucy," "All in the Family," and "Seinfeld." Rightly so, my friend, rightly so. But in that esteemed group of half-hour hilarities, the brilliant "Saved by the Bell" must be included.

SBTB had such depth, such writing. And it was reality TV before "The Real World" or "Survivor." It took a realistic look at high school. It showed that in every high school, whether it be near the beaches of Malibu or near the cornfields of Nebraska, there were only six kids that mattered. The same kid who was class president was also head cheerleader, valedictorian, choir member, star athlete on the track and volleyball teams, school mascot, etc. and nobody else in the school did a thing! And of course, students like Zack Morris would get away with prank after prank after prank, even committing a felony in some cases, but still not be expelled and even find time to be best buds with the principal! This is the high school that I knew, and SBTB brought it to life. To glorious life with glorious writing. Ah yes! The writing! Some of the finest scribes of our time took their turns at SBTB. Example of a brilliant passage: SCREECH: Lisa, I got an A+ on my report card. LISA: In what? Dork 101? "Dork 101?" Hilarious. If Shakespeare were alive, he would've taken a chance at crafting such timeless dialogue. All in all, kudos to SBTB. It's gone to Hawaii, it's been through college, and yet, it still remains as good as it was in the early 90's.


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