Saved by the Bell

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Name: Saved by the Bell
Good Morning, Miss Bliss
Saved by the Bell: The College Years
Saved by the Bell: The New Class
Abbreviation(s): SbtB
Creator: Sam Bobrick
Date(s): November 30, 1988 – March 18, 1989 (Good Morning, Miss Bliss)
August 20, 1989 – May 22, 1993 (Saved by the Bell)
September 14, 1993 – February 8, 1994 (The College Years)
September 11, 1993 – January 8, 2000 (The New Class)
Medium: live-action television show
Country of Origin: United States
External Links: Wikipedia
Main cast in Saved by the Bell. From left to right: A.C., Mr. Belding, Lisa, Kelly, Jesse, Screech, and Zack
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Saved by the Bell was a popular 1980s-1990s teen sitcom starring a group of friends in high school along with their principal. It had two spin-offs, the first was The College Years which focused on some of the original teens in college, while the second one The New Class focused on a new group of friends/students in high school.


Saved by the Bell originated from a NBC pilot entitled Good Morning, Miss Bliss, which was later shown on Disney Channel before being dropped after 13 episodes. NBC later redid it and focused on the students themselves, with the only characters that came from the original show to continue to the newly titled "Saved by the bell" were Zack Morris, Screech, Lisa, and Mr. Belding. The setting also changed from Indianapolis, Indiana, to the fictional "Bayside High School" in the Palisades in Los Angeles, California.

Saved by the Bell

Main Characters:

The College Years

Main Characters:

  • Zack Morris
  • A.C. Slater
  • Screech Powers
  • Kelly Kapowski
  • Leslie Burke (Anne Tremko)
  • Alex Tabor (Kiersten Warren)
  • Mike Rogers (Bob Golic)
  • Professor Jeremiah Lasky (Patrick Fabian)
  • Dean Susan McMann (Holland Taylor)

The New Class

Main Characters:


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need information on the early fandom aka pre-interne/Early fandom in the 80s and 90s?? Common tropes/storylines/trends?

2000s fandom could mainly be found on and LiveJournal, with some fans moving to AO3 in the late 00s. AO3 and FFN remain the most active.

Fan Campaigns

On March 27, 2009, NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon launched a campaign to get the cast on board for a Saved by the Bell reunion. Fans signed an online petition and pledged their support for the cast to reunite on the show. Dennis Haskins, Lark Voorhies, Mario Lopez, Elizabeth Berkley, and Mark-Paul Gosselaar agreed to a reunion.


Popular ships are often the canon pairings in the show; such as Zack Morris/Kelly Kapowski and Jessie Spano/A.C. Slater. Fairly rare het pairings are Zack Morris/Jessie Spano and Lisa Turtle/Zack Morris.

A fairly popular slash pairing is Zack Morris/A.C. Slater.

Notable Fanworks

Examples Wanted: Editors are encouraged to add more examples or a wider variety of examples.




Archives and Communities

LiveJournal Community

Fannish Links