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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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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

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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

The show follows Good Morning, Miss Bliss (1987), which was set at John F. Kennedy Junior High School in Indianapolis, Indiana, and canceled after 14 episodes. NBC retooled the show, moved it to Bayside High School in Pacific Palisades, California, and removed many of the characters. Dennis Haskins, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Dustin Diamond, and Lark Voorhies were the only actors to make the transition, and their move to California was never explained. This led to a fan theory that the show is an elaborate daydream by Zack Morris, a slacker who fantasizes about being a cool kid who always succeeds and gets away with everything. Supporters point to the show's theme song, which supposedly describes 'slacker' Zack's thoughts, and to Zack's ability to do a "Time-out", where he temporarily stops time and breaks the fourth wall. See more »

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Mr. Belding: Go to class, learn something.
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Referenced in The To Do List (2013) See more »

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Did we ever have a chance
by Zack Attack
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Bayside before it went bad...
1 June 2001 | by HonkonSee all my reviews

I remember watching this show when I was about 5 or 6 on TCC. The characters were the best! Zack was the slickest there was, Slater was the muscular jock on the wrestling team. Screech always kept me in stitches with his nerd-like personality. Best bit would have to be foxy cheerleaders Lisa and Kelly played by the beautiful Lark Voorhies and the lovely Tiffany-Amber Theissen. I didn't care too much for Jessie though (A Little Self-Righteous) Also I'd burst into fits when Zack would take a pop at Belding. This show had decent plots (Standard 80s theme). This review would not be worth writing without mentioning the comical presence of Ed Alonzo (It was a shame to write him out, but maybe the characters thought Max was too '80s). This show was goood and I enjoyed the feature length Hawaii Episode. I didn't care for "Saved by the Bell: The College Years". And I agree with whoever said Saved by the bell: The New Class was rubbish! That show sucked big time

Those show was just too boring. Now Nickelodeon UK airs these in reruns, I still watch it. It makes a change from the other shows.

All in All, One of the best shows to come out of the 1980s.


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