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Saved by the Bell 

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A close knit group of six friends try to make it through their teens while attending Bayside High School in Palisades, California.

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Sam Bobrick
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Mark-Paul Gosselaar ...  Zack Morris 86 episodes, 1989-1992
Mario Lopez ...  A.C. Slater 86 episodes, 1989-1992
Dustin Diamond ...  Samuel 'Screech' Powers 86 episodes, 1989-1992
Lark Voorhies ...  Lisa Turtle 86 episodes, 1989-1992
Dennis Haskins ...  Mr. Richard Belding 86 episodes, 1989-1992
Tiffani Thiessen ...  Kelly Kapowski 76 episodes, 1989-1992
Elizabeth Berkley ...  Jessie Spano 76 episodes, 1989-1992
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Family | Romance

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 August 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

As the Bell Rings See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(90 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Dennis Haskins (Principal Richard Belding), Dustin Diamond (Screech Powers), Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Zack Morris), Mario Lopez (A.C. Slater), Lark Voorhies (Lisa Turtle), Mark Blankfield (James), Pamela Kosh (Miss Simpson), Lew Horn (Mr Moody), Loren Freeman (Mr Lazaar) and Louan Gideon (Becky Belding) are the only actors to reprise their roles in Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1993). See more »

Quotes

Kelly: You sound like you're on 'Thirtysomething.'
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Connections

Referenced in Sydney to the Max: Shaved by the Bell (2019) See more »

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Did we ever have a chance
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ALAS, THE ULTIMATE TEEN SITCOM
3 July 2001 | by jwave21See 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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