Did you see the awesome Saved By The Bell reunion on Jimmy Fallon last night? Gah! My childhood!
Notably missing from the reunion were Screech and Lisa though, what a bummer! Who knows why Lisa wasn’t there, but Screech’s absence probably has something to do with having allegedly STABBED somebody a few weeks ago.
Poor guy’s fallen on some rough times. I met him in 2007, during yet another “interesting” time in Screech’s life. He’d just gone broke, was selling t-shirts on Venice Beach to save his house from foreclosure, and had just released a sex tape: Screeched – Saved By The Smell. So funny. Yet so tragic.
We were both at the AVN Expo in Vegas – Screech to promote his “film” and I to help produce a show on Playboy Radio. We were broadcasting Night Calls with Christy Canyon and Ginger Lynn live from the convention floor, and had booked Screech to talk with the girls on-air for a few minutes.
As I had him sign some paperwork, Screech was nice enough to take the above photo with me. Yay!
Oddly enough, Screech isn’t the only Saved By the Bell cast member I encountered while living in LA.
Slater (Mario Lopez) used to show up at the studio I worked at to produce and appear on various shows for Sí TV, now known as NuvoTV.
And I met Mr. Belding – like many Angelenos – while karaoke’ing at Dimples. There’s a photo floating around somewhere, but I never got a copy of it, booo.
Anyway, what a nostalgic moment to see so many members of the cast together on TV last night! Go Bayside Tigers!