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Release Date:
20 August 1989 (USA) See more »
A TV show centered on six students and their years at Bayside High School in Palisades, California. Full summary »
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6 wins & 26 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Definitely makes the grade See more (160 total) »


 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 51)

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)

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

Tiffani Thiessen ... Kelly Kapowski (74 episodes, 1989-1993)

Dennis Haskins ... Mr. Richard Belding / ... (73 episodes, 1989-1993)

Series Directed by
Don Barnhart (37 episodes, 1989-1992)
Gary Shimokawa (4 episodes, 1989)
Series Writing credits
Ronald B. Solomon (13 episodes, 1989-1992)
Tom Tenowich (10 episodes, 1989-1992)
Bennett Tramer (8 episodes, 1989-1992)
Peter Engel (7 episodes, 1989-1992)
Brett Dewey (6 episodes, 1989-1992)
Jeffrey J. Sachs (6 episodes, 1989-1992)
Bob Colleary (5 episodes, 1989-1990)
Scott Spencer Gordon (4 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 (32 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 (3 episodes, 1989)

Rich Eames (unknown episodes)
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 (3 episodes, 1989)
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 (4 episodes, 1989)
Series Makeup Department
David Abbott .... makeup artist (60 episodes, 1989-1991)

Debbie Easton .... hair stylist / makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Deborah Merle .... key makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Pixie Schwartz .... hair stylist (unknown episodes)
Valerie Scott .... hair stylist (unknown episodes)
Allison Woody .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Todd Fischer .... production manager (26 episodes, 1992-1993)
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)
Todd Fischer .... sound (26 episodes, 1991)
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 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
Vince Poxon .... stage manager (16 episodes, 1989)
Carter Blanchard .... assistant to producer (4 episodes, 1989)
Melinda Casey .... stage manager (3 episodes, 1989)
Ellen Deutsch .... production associate (3 episodes, 1989)
Brett Dewey .... assistant to producers (3 episodes, 1989)
Mark Fetterman .... production coordinator (3 episodes, 1989)
Penelope Gottlieb .... title designer: main titles (3 episodes, 1989)
Maria Henley .... stage manager (3 episodes, 1989)
Joann Kamay .... stage manager / assistant to producers (3 episodes, 1989)
Dan Miller .... assistant to producers (3 episodes, 1989)
Henry Moreno .... technical director (3 episodes, 1989)
Jeannie Taylor .... script coordinator (3 episodes, 1989)
Bennett Tramer .... executive story editor / story editor (3 episodes, 1989)
Ed Clegg .... assistant to producers (2 episodes, 1989)
Scott Spencer Gordon .... executive script consultant (2 episodes, 1989)
Ronald B. Solomon .... script coordinator (2 episodes, 1989)

Pier Seymour .... assistant to executive producer / assistant to producers (unknown episodes, 1990-1991)
Mark Arellano .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Cynthia Barrett .... assistant to producers (unknown episodes)
Cynthia Barrett .... assistant to producers (unknown episodes)
Lisa DeBenedictis .... executive story editor (unknown episodes)
Debra Fasciano .... story editor (unknown episodes)
Cara Giannini .... assistant to producer (unknown episodes)
Scott Gorden .... executive script consultant (unknown episodes)
Gib James .... assistant to producers (unknown episodes)
Ollie Levy .... script coordinator (unknown episodes)
Susan Metrick .... assistant to producer (unknown episodes)
Chris Probst .... assistant to producers (unknown episodes)
Christi Probst .... assistant to producers (unknown episodes)
Roberta Risafi .... script coordinator (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)
Ed Smith .... assistant to producers (unknown episodes)
Tony Soltis .... script coordinator (unknown episodes)
Jeffrey Yerkes .... assistant to producers (unknown episodes)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
30 min (90 episodes)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | UK:U (some episodes) | UK:PG (some episodes) | USA:TV-PG | USA:Unrated (DVD rating)

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In every show the same classroom was used just rearranged for the subject being taughtSee more »
[repeated line]
Mr. Belding:Hey, hey, hey. *What* is going *on* here?
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36 out of 42 people found the following review useful.
Definitely makes the grade, 18 February 2004
Author: ForReal84 from PA

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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