History Trivia / SavedByTheBell

23rd May '17 4:57:46 AM jormis29
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* ActorAllusion: The first episode of ''Good Morning, Miss Bliss'' has a character ask if she's speaking with Miss Bliss, or her evil twin. This is a reference to Hayley Mills' appearance in ''Film/TheParentTrap''.

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* ActorAllusion: The first episode of ''Good Morning, Miss Bliss'' has a character ask if she's speaking with Miss Bliss, or her evil twin. This is a reference to Hayley Mills' Creator/HayleyMills' appearance in ''Film/TheParentTrap''.
14th Jan '17 7:50:01 AM PF
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* OldShame: Mark-Paul Gosselaar originally considered "Running Zack" to be his personal favorite episode of the series. However, in November of 2016, he changed his opinion of it. Calling it insensitive to Native Americans and also apologizing for it.

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* OldShame: Mark-Paul Gosselaar originally considered "Running Zack" to be his personal favorite episode of the series. However, in November of 2016, he changed his opinion of it. Calling it He apologized, stating that the episode was insensitive to Native Americans and also apologizing for it.Americans.
14th Jan '17 7:47:18 AM PF
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* BigNameFan: Creator/JimmyFallon.

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* BigNameFan: Creator/JimmyFallon.Creator/JimmyFallon is a ''huge'' ''Saved by the Bell'' fanboy and has used his clout as a late night comedy show host to invite Mark-Paul Gosselaar onto ''Late Night with Jimmy Fallon'' ''in character as Zack Morris'', complete with blonde hair, high-top sneakers, acid-washed jeans, a [[{{TheNineties}} 1990s-style]] shirt, and of course, Zack's classic "brick" cell phone (Zack even managed to plug Gosselaar's then-new show ''Series/RaisingTheBar''). Fallon then arranged for a ''Saved by the Bell'' reunion, which took place in the form of a photo shoot. Fallon would later get Gosselaar, Thiessen, Lopez, Berkley, and Haskins' help to recreate the series (complete with the Bayside set and the actors made up to look like their former '90s selves) in a sketch that featured Fallon playing [[RememberTheNewGuy a never-before-seen member of the gang]].
3rd Jan '17 3:32:33 PM CumbersomeTercel
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** Sort of with Slater. He was originally envisioned as a white John Travolta type. When they couldn't find the right actor, producers opened casting to black, Latino and Asian actors too - and Mario Lopez won the part.

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** Sort of with Slater. He was originally envisioned as a white John Travolta Creator/JohnTravolta type. When they couldn't find the right actor, producers opened casting to black, Latino and Asian actors too - and Mario Lopez won the part.



* OldShame: Mark-Paul Gosselaar originally considered "Running Zack" to be his personal favorite episode of the series. However, in November of 2016, he changed his opinion of it. Calling it insensitive to Native Americans and also apologizing for it.



** Producers were keen on ''Saved by the Bell'' as a title, but weren't sure that it was already copyrighted. Until it could be verified, the working title was ''As the Bell Rings''.

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** A then-unknown Creator/AngelinaJolie was considered for Kelly.
* WorkingTitle:
Producers were keen on ''Saved by the Bell'' as a title, but weren't sure that it was already copyrighted. Until it could be verified, the working title was ''As the Bell Rings''.
1st Dec '16 5:41:23 AM PF
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* DyeingForYourArt: Mark Paul Gosselaar is a natural brunet but bleached his hair to play Zack. He had to have touch-ups every two weeks to hide his dark roots.
* EditedForSyndication: ''Good Morning, Miss Bliss'' has only ever aired in syndication as ''Saved by the Bell: The Junior High Years''. The changes include replacing the original opening and closing credits with those from ''Saved by the Bell'' (only subbing in the different actors for the opening), adding in a {{cold open}} to each episode with Zack Morris as {{narrator}} (to bridge the two effectively separate continuities) and switching out the incidental music with the more familiar synth stings (which is jarring as the show has a more laid-back and subdued atmosphere).

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* DyeingForYourArt: Mark Paul Mark-Paul Gosselaar is a natural brunet but bleached his hair to play Zack. He had to have touch-ups every two weeks to hide his dark roots.
* EditedForSyndication: ''Good Morning, Miss Bliss'' has only ever aired in syndication as ''Saved by the Bell: The Junior High Years''. The changes include replacing the original opening and closing credits with those from ''Saved by the Bell'' (only subbing in the different actors for the opening), adding in a {{cold open}} to each episode with Zack Morris as {{narrator}} (to bridge the two effectively separate continuities) and switching out the incidental music with the more familiar synth stings (which is jarring as the show has a more laid-back and subdued atmosphere).
1st Dec '16 5:38:59 AM PF
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* BigNameFan: JimmyFallon.

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* BigNameFan: JimmyFallon.Creator/JimmyFallon.
1st Dec '16 5:38:03 AM PF
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** Zack and Slater were going to be bitter rivals for Kelly's affections, as seen in initial episodes. However, Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Mario Lopez were good friends on set, and their natural chemistry led to the writers turning the two of them into best friends. Slater's eventual romance with Jessie likely stemmed from this.



** Zack and Slater were going to be bitter rivals for Kelly's affections, as seen in initial episodes. However, Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Mario Lopez were good friends on set, and their natural chemistry led to the writers turning the two of them into best friends. Slater's eventual romance with Jessie likely stemmed from this.
* RecycledSet: The hallway/locker area set, originally built for the show's first incarnation as ''Good Morning, Miss Bliss'', never got destroyed, and has been reused in many high school based shows. It was last used as the school set for ''Series/ICarly'' and ''Series/{{Victorious}}'' after ''[[Series/ThatsSoRaven That's So Raven]]'' used it before.

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** Zack and Slater were going to be bitter rivals for Kelly's affections, as seen in initial episodes. However, Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Mario Lopez were good friends on set, and their natural chemistry led to the writers turning the two of them into best friends. Slater's eventual romance with Jessie likely stemmed from this.
* RecycledSet: The hallway/locker area set, originally built for the show's first incarnation as ''Good Morning, Miss Bliss'', never got destroyed, and has been reused in many high school based shows. It was last used as the school set for ''Series/ICarly'' and ''Series/{{Victorious}}'' after ''[[Series/ThatsSoRaven That's So Raven]]'' ''Series/ThatsSoRaven'' used it before.
4th Oct '16 11:26:20 AM PF
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** Producers were keen on ''Saved by the Bell'' as a title, but were sure that it was already copyrighted. Until it could be verified, the working title was ''As the Bell Rings''.

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** Producers were keen on ''Saved by the Bell'' as a title, but were weren't sure that it was already copyrighted. Until it could be verified, the working title was ''As the Bell Rings''.
4th Oct '16 11:21:52 AM PF
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** Averted. Most of the actors were fifteen when they were cast and it was actually the other way around with Dustin Diamond - who was only twelve. Peter Engel apparently didn't realise he was so young at first.

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** Averted. Most of the actors were fifteen when they were cast and it was actually the other way around with Dustin Diamond - Diamond, who was only twelve. Peter Engel apparently didn't realise realize he was so young at first.
4th Oct '16 11:21:01 AM PF
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** Producers were keen on ''Saved by t'he Bell' as a title, but were sure that it was already copyrighted. Until it could be verified, the working title was ''As the Bell Rings''.

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** Producers were keen on ''Saved by t'he Bell' the Bell'' as a title, but were sure that it was already copyrighted. Until it could be verified, the working title was ''As the Bell Rings''.
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