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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:
ALAS, THE ULTIMATE TEEN SITCOM See more (161 total) »


 (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)

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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Additional Details

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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)

Did You Know?

Scott Wolf and Denise Richards made cameo appearances before making it to stardom. Tori Spelling ("Beverly Hills, 90210" (1990)) also made an appearance as a recurring character named Violet Bickerstaff - who was Screech's love interest.See more »
Kelly:You sound like you're on 'Thirtysomething.'See more »
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57 out of 81 people found the following review useful.
Author: jwave21

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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