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"Saved by the Bell" (1989) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1989-1993

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
20 August 1989 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A TV show centered on six students and their years at Bayside High School in Palisades, California. Full summary »
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Awards:
6 wins & 26 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Kooky fun for kids See more (161 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 53)

Mark-Paul Gosselaar ... Zachary 'Zack' Morris / ... (86 episodes, 1989-1993)

Mario Lopez ... Albert Clifford 'A.C.' Slater / ... (86 episodes, 1989-1993)

Dustin Diamond ... Samuel 'Screech' Powers (86 episodes, 1989-1993)

Lark Voorhies ... Lisa Turtle (86 episodes, 1989-1993)

Dennis Haskins ... Mr. Richard Belding / ... (82 episodes, 1989-1993)

Elizabeth Berkley ... Jessie Spano (75 episodes, 1989-1993)

Tiffani Thiessen ... Kelly Kapowski (75 episodes, 1989-1993)
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Series Directed by
Don Barnhart (63 episodes, 1989-1992)
Gary Shimokawa (4 episodes, 1989)
 
Series Writing credits
Tom Tenowich (14 episodes, 1989-1992)
Ronald B. Solomon (13 episodes, 1989-1992)
Bennett Tramer (11 episodes, 1989-1992)
Peter Engel (10 episodes, 1989-1992)
Brett Dewey (9 episodes, 1989-1992)
Jeffrey J. Sachs (9 episodes, 1989-1992)
Scott Spencer Gordon (5 episodes, 1989-1992)
Bob Colleary (5 episodes, 1989-1990)
Larry Balmagia (3 episodes, 1989-1992)
Michael Poryes (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Mark Fink (2 episodes, 1989)

Sam Bobrick (unknown episodes)
Perry Dance (unknown episodes)
David Garber (unknown episodes)
Rob Hammersley (unknown episodes)
Lawrence H. Levy (unknown episodes)
Michael Sterdwick (unknown episodes)
Horace White (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Franco Bario .... producer / associate producer (86 episodes, 1989-1993)
Peter Engel .... executive producer (86 episodes, 1989-1993)
Marica Govons .... producer / series producer (32 episodes, 1989-1992)
Tom Tenowich .... supervising producer (32 episodes, 1989-1992)
Larry Balmagia .... producer (13 episodes, 1989-1992)
Bob Colleary .... producer (13 episodes, 1990)
Sue Feyk .... assistant executive producer (2 episodes, 1989)

Bennett Tramer .... supervising producer (unknown episodes, 1992)
David Garber .... supervising producer (unknown episodes)
Jeffrey J. Sachs .... co-producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Scott Gale (86 episodes, 1989-1993)
Rich Eames (53 episodes, 1990-1993)
 
Series Cinematography by
Christian Santiago (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Sheila Hall (86 episodes, 1989-1993)

Dick King (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Robin Lippin (85 episodes, 1989-1993)
 
Series Production Design by
Ken Johnson (3 episodes, 1989)
 
Series Art Direction by
Bente Christensen (3 episodes, 1989)

Josee Lemonnier (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Elizabeth Bass (86 episodes, 1989-1993)
 
Series Makeup Department
David Abbott .... makeup artist (60 episodes, 1989-1991)
Allison Woody .... make-up (60 episodes, 1990-1993)
Debbie Easton .... hair stylist (31 episodes, 1990-1992)
Sandy Bailey .... hair stylist (17 episodes, 1991-1993)
Diana Johnson .... hair stylist (14 episodes, 1992)
Paulette Pennington .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1991)
Pixie Schwartz .... hair stylist (1 episode, 1991)

Deborah Merle .... key makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Valerie Scott .... hair stylist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Dorothy J. Bailey .... post-production supervisor (3 episodes, 1989)
Chris Conte .... senior unit manager (3 episodes, 1989)
 
Series Art Department
Andrew Evashchen .... assistant art director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Tom Pearson .... boom operator (30 episodes, 1989-1990)
Jeffrey C. Smith .... sound mixer (16 episodes, 1989)

Dicken Berglund .... foley mixer (unknown episodes)
John Bickelhaupt .... post-production sound (unknown episodes)
Richard Burns .... sound (unknown episodes)
David E. Fluhr .... post-production sound (unknown episodes)
Charlie McDaniel .... post-production sound (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Chuck Hughes .... special effects supervisor (1 episode, 1992)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Donald A. Morgan .... lighting director (2 episodes, 1989)

Mike Denton .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Lew Friant .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Roy Holm .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Katherine Iacofano .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
David Johnson .... lighting director (unknown episodes)
Timothy O'Neill .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
John Sizemore .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Dan Bernstein .... casting associate (1 episode, 1989)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lisa Halperin .... set costumer (19 episodes, 1992-1993)

Philip Maldonado .... costumer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Scott Gale .... composer: theme music (16 episodes, 1989)
 
Series Transportation Department
Buddy Hunter .... driver (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Penelope Gottlieb .... title designer: main titles (84 episodes, 1989-1993)
Joann Kamay .... stage manager / assistant to the producers (82 episodes, 1989-1993)
Ollie Levy .... script coordinator (52 episodes, 1990-1993)
Susan Metrick .... executive assistant / assistant to the producers (52 episodes, 1990-1993)
Christi Probst .... assistant coordinator / assistant to the producers (47 episodes, 1990-1993)
Joanna Sucherman .... assistant to the producers (43 episodes, 1990-1993)
Todd J. Greenwald .... assistant to the producers (34 episodes, 1991-1993)
Matthew B. Morgan .... assistant to the producers (34 episodes, 1991-1993)
Mark Zawacki .... assistant to the producers (34 episodes, 1991-1993)
Jeannie Taylor .... script coordinator (33 episodes, 1989-1992)
Gib James .... assistant to the producers (32 episodes, 1990-1992)
Helie Lee .... script coordinator (27 episodes, 1991-1993)
Ed Clegg .... assistant to the producers (26 episodes, 1989-1992)
Christopher M. Padula .... assistant to the producers (24 episodes, 1989-1992)
Melissa Kievman .... assistant to the producers (23 episodes, 1991-1993)
Brett Dewey .... assistant to the producers (20 episodes, 1989-1992)
Pier Seymour .... assistant to the producers (20 episodes, 1990-1992)
Jeffrey Yerkes .... assistant to the producers / script coordinator (20 episodes, 1990-1992)
M. Alessandra Ascoli .... assistant to the producers (19 episodes, 1989-1992)
Dan Miller .... assistant to the producers (19 episodes, 1989-1992)
Ed Smith .... assistant to the producers (19 episodes, 1990-1992)
Vince Poxon .... stage manager (16 episodes, 1989)
Ronald B. Solomon .... script coordinator (13 episodes, 1989-1992)
Lauren Engel .... assistant to the producers (13 episodes, 1990-1991)
Terrell Greene .... script coordinator (13 episodes, 1990)
Tina Keller .... assistant to the producers (13 episodes, 1990)
Cynthia Barrett .... assistant to the producers (12 episodes, 1991-1992)
Leif Sandaas .... assistant to the producers (11 episodes, 1990)
Rob Hammersley .... assistant to the producers (11 episodes, 1992)
Tony Soltis .... script coordinator (10 episodes, 1991-1992)
Carter Blanchard .... assistant to the producers (9 episodes, 1989-1990)
Roberta Risafi .... script coordinator (9 episodes, 1990-1992)
Maria Henley .... stage manager / choreographer (8 episodes, 1989)
Dorrie E. Halperin .... script coordinator (7 episodes, 1989)
Jerry N. Siegel .... assistant to the producers (7 episodes, 1989)
Mike Vogler .... assistant to the producers (7 episodes, 1989)
Cara Giannini .... assistant to the producers (7 episodes, 1990-1992)
Jennifer Bures .... assistant to the producers (6 episodes, 1991)
Bethenny Frankel .... assistant to the producers (6 episodes, 1991)
Melinda Casey .... stage manager (5 episodes, 1989)
Larry Cafiero .... script coordinator (4 episodes, 1991)
Ellen Deutsch .... production associate (3 episodes, 1989)
Mark Fetterman .... production coordinator (3 episodes, 1989)
Henry Moreno .... technical director (3 episodes, 1989)
Bennett Tramer .... executive story editor / story editor (3 episodes, 1989)
Youree Henley .... assistant to the producers (3 episodes, 1990)
Scott Spencer Gordon .... executive script consultant (2 episodes, 1989)
Dean Simon .... assistant to the producers (2 episodes, 1989)
Brian Good .... assistant to the producers (2 episodes, 1991)
Jeff Krol .... assistant to the producers (2 episodes, 1991)

Mark Arellano .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Cynthia Barrett .... assistant to producers (unknown episodes)
Lisa DeBenedictis .... executive story editor (unknown episodes)
Debra Fasciano .... story editor (unknown episodes)
Scott Gorden .... executive script consultant (unknown episodes)
Chris Probst .... assistant to producers (unknown episodes)
Roberto Risafi .... script coordinator (unknown episodes)
Daryl Rowland .... executive story editor (unknown episodes)
Jeffrey J. Sachs .... executive story consultant (unknown episodes)
Kathleen Sanders .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (90 episodes)
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Language:
Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | UK:U (some episodes) | UK:PG (some episodes) | USA:TV-PG | USA:Unrated (DVD rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
According to executive producer Peter Engel, A.C. Slater was originally intended to be a John Travolta-type character. When finding a satisfactory white actor proved difficult, Engel asked casting directors to look for Latino, Asian, and Black actors as well. Mario Lopez subsequently won the role.See more »
Quotes:
[repeated line]
Screech:[to Zack ] Hello, buuuuuuuddy!
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Soundtrack:
Friends ForeverSee more »

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11 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Kooky fun for kids, 11 August 2002
Author: DoyleLuver from England

This show may not appeal at all to most people over the age of about 12, due to it's stereotyping and how the six regular cast members manage to be popular, smart, and involved with every club/sport that they could and always happen to become homecoming queen or something. But for a show to last as long as did with such far-fetched ideas proves it had something. The six regulars were the 'blonde Tom Cruise' Zack, A.C. Slater, Screech, Kelly, Jessie, and Lisa. Then of cause their principal Mr Belding who they had a pretty unique relationship with really. Why this will appeal to kids is because it's funny, and it's storylines are easy to follow and entertaining, and of cause there tends to me a moral to each episode. There is nothing offensive about this show, in fact quite the opposite, it is very innocent and not as bad as people make it out to be. It dared to stereotype and got away with it while being entertaining.

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