Saved By Bell reboot brings back Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tiffani Thiessen

Saved By Bell reboot brings Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tiffani Thiessen, Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley back together for new take on beloved series as trailer finally drops

The hit series Saved By The Bell aired from 1989 until 1993, centered around a group of friends as they dealt with social issues in a light-hearted fashion.

And 27 years later, the show has returned back for a rebooted version, with the first trailer premiering on Tuesday.

In the trailer, Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Tifffani Thiessen reprise their roles as Zack Morris and Kelly Kapowski, with Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley returning as A.C. Slater and Jessie Spano.

They’re back! 27 years after Saved By The Bell ended, the show has returned back for a rebooted version, with the first trailer premiering on Tuesday

In the series, Zack is now Governor Zack Morris; he has a son with wife Kelly named Mac, played by Mitchell Hoog. 

Mark-Paul is set to be in only three episodes with Tiffani only in one; Elizabeth and Mario are regulars in the reboot.

Although not pictured, Lark Voorhies, who played Lisa, is reportedly set to have a guest appearance but Dustin Diamond, who was Screech, was not invited to participate. 

As the governor, Zack closes several underfunded high schools and causes students to be absorbed by more affluent ones.

Throwback:  The hit series Saved By The Bell aired from 1989 until 1993, centered around a group of friends as they dealt with social issues in a light-hearted fashion; seen in a 1990 episode of the show; (l-r) Tiffani Thiessen as Kelly Kapowski, Lark Voorhies as Lisa Turtle, Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Zack Morris, Elizabeth Berkley as Jessie Spano, Mario Lopez as A.C. Slater, Dustin Diamond as Screech Powers, Tori Spelling as Violet Anne Bickerstaff, Jeffrey Asch as Maxwell Nerdstrom

Present: In the trailer, Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Tifffani Thiessen reprised their roles as Zack Morris and Kelly Kapowski, with Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley returning as A.C. Slater and Jessie Spano

Political: In the series, Zack is now Governor Zack Morris

His child: Zack has a son with wife Kelly named Mac, played by Mitchell Hoog

Bayside High School, which is the school Zack, Kelly and crew went to, gets new students from other areas with new kids.

The school also has Jessie’s son Jamie, played by Belmont Cameli; there is a popular girl named Lexi, played by Josie Totah.

The trailer opens with AC calling Jessie ‘Mama,’ something which he said during the original series.

AC is the gym teacher while Jessie is working at the school, although it is not clear if she is a counselor or a teacher.

 The show reflects the current times with one student bragging they got DJ Khaled’s baby to make a playlist for a party.

Zack and Kelly: Bayside High School, which is the school Zack, Kelly and crew went to, gets new students from other areas with new kids


Return: The trailer opens with AC calling Jessie ‘Mama,’ something which he said during the original series

At one point, Principal Ronald Toddman, played by John Michael Higgins, says: ‘I just care about Zack and Kelly!’

AC also does one of his signature moves, which is to spin a chair and sit in it backwards, to which a student asked him if he really did that because they’ve never seen it done in real life.

He also calls Bayside High as ‘magic,’ as he reminisces on his high school days;  one student also points out he is single, childless, and hangs out with high schoolers.

Main roles: AC is the gym teacher while Jessie is working at the school, although it is not clear if she is a counselor or a teacher

Fresh take: The show reflects the current times with one student bragging they got DJ Khaled’s baby to make a playlist for a party

Real talk: At one point, Principal Ronald Toddman, played by John Michael Higgins, says: ‘I just care about Zack and Kelly!’

Zack, Kelly, Jessie and AC also hit the stage together for a musical appearance as what appears to be a  Zack Attack reunion of some sorts.

The Max, the burger joint the original show frequented, is also back, with diner owner Max, played by Ed Alonzo.

The showrunner is Tracey Wigfield, with other executive producers including Franco Bario and Peter Engel.

Mark-Paul, Tiffani, Elizabeth and Mario are also producers, with the show being produced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, according to Variety.

Saved By The Bell’s reboot is set to premiere on the Peacock Network on November 25. It’s also coming to Stan in Australia on November 26.  

Blast from the past: He also calls Bayside High as ‘magic,’ as he reminisces on his high school days; one student also points out he is single, childless, and hangs out with high schoolers

Their usual spot: The Max, the burger joint the original show frequented, is also back, with diner owner Max, played by Ed Alonzo

Original: Although not pictured, Lark Voorhies, who played Lisa is reportedly set to have a guest appearance but Dustin Diamond, who was Screech, was not invited to participate

Flashback: Tiffani, Lark and Elizabeth played Kelly, Lisa and Jessie in the original series; pictured in 1989 on a promo for the show

A.C. Slater:  Mario is set to return as a regular in his role again as A.C.

Jessie Spano: Elizabeth plays Jessie once again in the reboot 

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