History Series / SavedByTheBell

3rd Dec '16 9:38:39 AM fearlessnikki
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* DumbBlonde: Ginger, a recurring character, who has a RunningGag of asking if she has lipstick on her teeth. In one episode Zack nearly has her convinced that ''he'' wrote the song "Pretty Woman".



* HospitalHottie: Nurse Jennifer in one episode.



* JerkassWithAPoint: Screech's heart is crushed when he spies Zack and Lisa kiss in "The Bayside Triangle". He may have been more of a jerkass in this episode than any other, but he certainly has a point when he calls out Zack. Screech is Zack's best friend and has been for over a decade by this point. He knows how Screech feels about Lisa and still kisses her anyway, without even talking to him about it.

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* JerkassWithAPoint: JerkassHasAPoint: Screech's heart is crushed when he spies Zack and Lisa kiss in "The Bayside Triangle". He may have been more of a jerkass in this episode than any other, but he certainly has a point when he calls out Zack. Screech is Zack's best friend and has been for over a decade by this point. He knows how Screech feels about Lisa and still kisses her anyway, without even talking to him about it.


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* NotSoAboveItAll:
** Jessie when the cheerleaders suggest Screech spying on Valley's squad.
--> '''Jessie:''' Why would we stoop so low?
--> '''Lisa:''' To ''win''.
--> '''Jessie:''' (''to Screech'') Take notes.
** Kelly gets annoyed with Zack when - after he's got her a ring - he yells at any boy that talks to her saying "see the ring". After she lectures him about this, a cute girl comes up to Zack. ''Kelly'' now tells her "see the ring?"


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* OneSteveLimit: Acknowledged when Mr Belding calls a duck Becky, which is the same name as his wife. Turns out he just named the duck that years ago. Additionally Leslie is the name of Jessie's stepmother, and the gang's roommate in college.


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* StatusQuoIsGod: Parodied when the perpetually deaf Ms Simpson gets a hearing aid. As other characters are used to being deaf, they keep shouting at her. She gets sick of this and throws the hearing aid out.


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* TownGirls: The three girls fit these nicely. Vocally aggressive feminist Jessie is the butch, boy-crazy fashionista Lisa is the femme and sweet GirlNextDoor Kelly is neither.
1st Dec '16 5:33:21 AM PF
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** Leon Carosi is portly, balding and unpleasant in personality. His daughter Stacey is Leah Remini.

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** Leon Carosi is portly, balding and unpleasant in personality. His daughter Stacey is Leah Remini.hot.
1st Dec '16 5:30:43 AM PF
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* JerkassWithAPoint: Screech's heart is crushed when he spies Zack and Lisa kiss during the episode "The Bayside Triangle". He may have been more of a jerkass in this episode than any other, but he certainly has a point when he calls out Zack. Screech is Zack's best friend and has been for over a decade by this point. He knows how Screech feels about Lisa and still kisses her anyway, without even talking to him about it. Dick move, Zack.

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* JerkassWithAPoint: Screech's heart is crushed when he spies Zack and Lisa kiss during the episode in "The Bayside Triangle". He may have been more of a jerkass in this episode than any other, but he certainly has a point when he calls out Zack. Screech is Zack's best friend and has been for over a decade by this point. He knows how Screech feels about Lisa and still kisses her anyway, without even talking to him about it. Dick move, Zack.



* OneBornEveryMinute: And Zack is certainly quick to take advantage. He can't handle even a brief taste of power, and even the milquetoast SBTB showrunner, Peter Engel, compared giving Zack any responsibility at all to "putting Hitler in charge of the Jews."

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* OneBornEveryMinute: And Zack is certainly quick to take advantage. He can't handle even a brief taste of power, and even the milquetoast SBTB showrunner, power. Even showrunner Peter Engel, Engel compared giving Zack any responsibility at all to "putting Hitler in charge of the Jews."
1st Dec '16 5:27:55 AM PF
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* ActuallyPrettyFunny: When Lisa's father finds out she worked as a waitress to repay a debt to him, he finds it hilarious.

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* ActuallyPrettyFunny: When Lisa's father finds out she worked as a waitress to repay a debt to him, he finds it hilarious.hilarious:



* AlphaBitch: Averted/subverted. Despite displaying typical AlphaBitch-qualities such as head cheerleader (Kelly), overacheiver (Jesse), and fashion queen (Lisa), all three main character girls are genuinely nice people and worthy of their popularity.

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* AlphaBitch: Averted/subverted. Despite displaying typical AlphaBitch-qualities alpha bitch-qualities such as head cheerleader (Kelly), overacheiver (Jesse), and fashion queen (Lisa), all three main character girls are genuinely nice people and worthy of their popularity.



* AnticlimacticParent: Lisa spends the entirety of "The Lisa Card" worried about what her father will do to her when he finds out she overcharged his credit card. At the end, he just says "oh well, you've learned your lesson" - and Lisa has to beg him to punish her for it.

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* AnticlimacticParent: Lisa spends the entirety of "The Lisa Card" worried about what her father will do to her when he finds out she overcharged his credit card. At the end, he just says "oh "Oh well, you've learned your lesson" - and Lisa has to beg him to punish her for it.
30th Nov '16 9:13:24 PM lorgskyegon
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* JerkassWithAPoint: Screech's heart is crushed when he spies Zack and Lisa kiss during the episode "The Bayside Triangle". He may have been more of a jerkass in this episode than any other, but he certainly has a point when he calls out Zack. Screech is Zack's best friend and has been for over a decade by this point. He knows how Screech feels about Lisa and still kisses her anyway, without even talking to him about it. Dick move, Zack.
6th Nov '16 4:06:10 PM fearlessnikki
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* AcademicAlphaBitch: Jessie teeters close to this - particularly when someone gets better grades than her - but overall she's a good-hearted girl.
* ActuallyPrettyFunny: When Lisa's father finds out she worked as a waitress to repay a debt to him, he finds it hilarious.
--> "''My'' daughter? Waited on tables?"



* ArtisticLicenseMilitary: It's revealed in one episode of ''The College Years'' that Slater's father changed his name to hide his Hispanic heritage to join the Army. Slater's father would have most likely joined the Army during the Vietnam War. In reality, people of Hispanic descent weren't being excluded from military service at the time.

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* AnticlimacticParent: Lisa spends the entirety of "The Lisa Card" worried about what her father will do to her when he finds out she overcharged his credit card. At the end, he just says "oh well, you've learned your lesson" - and Lisa has to beg him to punish her for it.
* ArtisticLicenseMilitary: It's revealed in one episode of ''The College Years'' that Slater's father changed his name to hide his Hispanic heritage to join the Army. Slater's father would have most likely joined the Army during the Vietnam War. In reality, people of Hispanic descent weren't being excluded from military service at the time. Although Slater alludes to him wanting "to be accepted", so it's possible his father was afraid of racial prejudice if he went in under his real name.



* BittersweetEnding: The Malibu Beach Club episodes end with Stacey having to return to New York for school, parting amiably with Zack. He's still very saddened by her departure, and the episode ends with his friends comforting him on the beach afterwards.



* CerebusCallBack: Stacey is introduced annoying her hatred of Californians, speaking to Zack in mock surfer dude slang. They eventually fall in love, but she has to go back to New York for school. In one of their last conversations, she calls back to her introduction saying "later, dude".



* DefrostingIceQueen: Stacy Carosi.

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* DefrostingIceQueen: Stacy Carosi.Stacey Carosi who is hostile to Zack and friends, but warms to them as she works with them.



* FantasticRacism: Stacy Carosi initially has a rather fervent and irrational hatred of people from California, openly accusing them all of being airheads and SurferDude stereotypes, and declaring that she has no time for their supposed ditziness because "I'm from the East Coast." However, her FoeYay with Zack eventually turns into a romance and she ends up changing her mind about Californians, and Stacy actually ends up transforming into a friendly, ReasonableAuthorityFigure towards the end of her arc.

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* FantasticRacism: Stacy Stacey Carosi initially has a rather fervent and irrational hatred of people from California, openly accusing them all of being airheads and SurferDude stereotypes, and declaring that she has no time for their supposed ditziness because "I'm from the East Coast." However, her FoeYay with Zack eventually turns into a romance and she ends up changing her mind about Californians, and Stacy Stacey actually ends up transforming into a friendly, ReasonableAuthorityFigure towards the end of her arc.



* GreekChorus

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* GreekChorusGreekChorus: Zack himself fills this role, often breaking the fourth wall to address the audience.



* IceQueen: Stacy Carosi, at least [[DefrostingIceQueen initially.]]

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* IceQueen: Stacy Stacey Carosi, at least [[DefrostingIceQueen initially.]]



* ImNotHereToMakeFriends: Stacy pretty much unequivocally states this when she arrives to take charge of the Malibu Sands resort for her father. What she wasn't counting on was that her antagonism with the fun-loving Zack would turn into FoeYay and result in her becoming a DefrostingIceQueen.

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* ImNotHereToMakeFriends: Stacy Stacey pretty much unequivocally states this when she arrives to take charge of the Malibu Sands resort for her father. What she wasn't counting on was that her antagonism with the fun-loving Zack would turn into FoeYay and result in her becoming a DefrostingIceQueen.



* IronicInversion

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* IronicInversionIronicInversion: Zack achieves a 1500 SAT score - despite being a lazy student. Jessie - the straight A student - gets only a 1205.



** James.

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** James.James, but he's an actor, so it's understandable.



* MayDecemberRomance: PlayedForDrama when Jessie's father is going to marry Leslie, who is significantly younger than him. Jessie convinces herself that Leslie is only after his money and nearly walks out of the wedding as a result.



** Stacy becomes one for Zack during the Malibu Sands arc.

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** Stacy Stacey becomes one for Zack during the Malibu Sands arc.



* SickeninglySweethearts: Screech and Kelly when they're briefly together. They nickname each other "Screechy" and "Kel-Kel".



** Stacey Carosi mocks this when she meets Zack, talking in exaggerated surfer dude slang.



* TheUglyGuysHotDaughter: When Mr. Belding first mentions his niece, Slater imagines Belding in a wig with UncannyValleyMakeup. However, when we finally meet Penny Belding, she is ''hot''.

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* TheUglyGuysHotDaughter: TheUglyGuysHotDaughter:
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When Mr. Belding first mentions his niece, Slater imagines Belding in a wig with UncannyValleyMakeup. However, when we finally meet Penny Belding, she is ''hot''.''hot''.
** Leon Carosi is portly, balding and unpleasant in personality. His daughter Stacey is Leah Remini.



** An earlier episode has Kelly's grandpa inviting everyone to his hotel in Hawaii for summer vacation.
** The whole Malibu Sands arc.

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** An earlier episode TV Movie has Kelly's grandpa inviting everyone to his hotel in Hawaii for summer vacation.
** The whole Malibu Sands arc.arc plays with this, since the gang are actually working at the club. Only Lisa is on vacation there.
6th Oct '16 10:28:19 AM SpukiKitty
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** Much to everybody's utter shock and awe, Screech becomes this to Kelly while coaching her for a science exam during their freshman year. Kelly begins to respect Screech for his scientific genius. Then, she actually starts to find it attractive (thus Kelly became seemingly the only person at Bayside to believe in the NerdsAreSexy). Everyone else is completely shocked to hear about this and treat it as if it's the most shocking news of the century, reacting with a mixture of awe, disgust, and amazement, with people at Bayside openly wondering WhatDoesSheSeeInHim Screech and Kelly getting together is apparently such a big deal that the [[https://youtu.be/X7HdgyBRQAA?t=11m49s news spreads like wildfire]] ''around the world'', and UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush, Barbara Bush, UsefulNotes/MikhailGorbachev, and UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher are actually seen gossiping about it! President Bush himself sums it up by giving an OK sign and declaring [[CrowningMomentOfFunny "Way to go, Screech!" while First Lady Barbara nods in agreement.]] Even the crew of the MIR space station get in on the action.

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** Much to everybody's utter shock and awe, Screech becomes this to Kelly while coaching her for a science exam during their freshman year. Kelly begins to respect Screech for his scientific genius. Then, she actually starts to find it attractive (thus Kelly became seemingly the only person at Bayside to believe in the NerdsAreSexy). Everyone else is completely shocked to hear about this and treat it as if it's the most shocking news of the century, reacting with a mixture of awe, disgust, and amazement, with people at Bayside openly wondering WhatDoesSheSeeInHim Screech and Kelly getting together is apparently such a big deal that the [[https://youtu.be/X7HdgyBRQAA?t=11m49s be/yGnuy3a_kR4?t=12m9s news spreads like wildfire]] ''around the world'', and UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush, Barbara Bush, UsefulNotes/MikhailGorbachev, and UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher are actually seen gossiping about it! President Bush himself sums it up by giving an OK sign and declaring [[CrowningMomentOfFunny "Way to go, Screech!" while First Lady Barbara nods in agreement.]] Even the crew of the MIR space station get in on the action.
6th Oct '16 10:22:33 AM SpukiKitty
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** Much to everybody's utter shock and awe, Screech becomes this to Kelly while coaching her for a science exam during their freshman year. Kelly begins to respect Screech for his scientific genius. Then, she actually starts to find it attractive (thus Kelly became seemingly the only person at Bayside to believe in the NerdsAreSexy). Everyone else is completely shocked to hear about this and treat it as if it's the most shocking news of the century, reacting with a mixture of awe, disgust, and amazement, with people at Bayside openly wondering WhatDoesSheSeeInHim Screech and Kelly getting together is apparently such a big deal that the news spreads like wildfire ''around the world'', and UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush, Barbara Bush, UsefulNotes/MikhailGorbachev, and UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher are actually seen gossiping about it! President Bush himself sums it up by giving an OK sign and declaring [[CrowningMomentOfFunny "Way to go, Screech!" while First Lady Barbara nods in agreement.]] Even the crew of the MIR space station get in on the action.

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** Much to everybody's utter shock and awe, Screech becomes this to Kelly while coaching her for a science exam during their freshman year. Kelly begins to respect Screech for his scientific genius. Then, she actually starts to find it attractive (thus Kelly became seemingly the only person at Bayside to believe in the NerdsAreSexy). Everyone else is completely shocked to hear about this and treat it as if it's the most shocking news of the century, reacting with a mixture of awe, disgust, and amazement, with people at Bayside openly wondering WhatDoesSheSeeInHim Screech and Kelly getting together is apparently such a big deal that the [[https://youtu.be/X7HdgyBRQAA?t=11m49s news spreads like wildfire wildfire]] ''around the world'', and UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush, Barbara Bush, UsefulNotes/MikhailGorbachev, and UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher are actually seen gossiping about it! President Bush himself sums it up by giving an OK sign and declaring [[CrowningMomentOfFunny "Way to go, Screech!" while First Lady Barbara nods in agreement.]] Even the crew of the MIR space station get in on the action.
18th Sep '16 6:42:28 PM PF
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* YouFailHistoryForever: it was revealed in a VerySpecialEpisode that Slater's father changed his name to hide his Hispanic heritage to join the Army. Slater's father would have joined the Army during the Vietnam War, and people of Hispanic descent were [[not]] being excluded from military service at the time.

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* YouFailHistoryForever: it was ArtisticLicenseMilitary: It's revealed in a VerySpecialEpisode one episode of ''The College Years'' that Slater's father changed his name to hide his Hispanic heritage to join the Army. Slater's father would have most likely joined the Army during the Vietnam War, and War. In reality, people of Hispanic descent were [[not]] weren't being excluded from military service at the time.
18th Sep '16 10:53:49 AM dbz77
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* YouFailHistoryForever: it was revealed in a VerySpecialEpisode that Slater's father changed his name to hide his Hispanic heritage to join the Army. Slater's father would have joined the Arm, during the Vietnam War, and people of Hispanic descent were [[not]] being excluded from military service at the time.

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* YouFailHistoryForever: it was revealed in a VerySpecialEpisode that Slater's father changed his name to hide his Hispanic heritage to join the Army. Slater's father would have joined the Arm, Army during the Vietnam War, and people of Hispanic descent were [[not]] being excluded from military service at the time.
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