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UpdatePosted 09/02/2014 02:40PM

Twitter Reacts to The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story

Originally posted 09/02/2014 12:40PM

Lifetime's The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story aired Monday night, and the Internet had a great many thoughts on it. While one prominent figure associated with the show publicly stated she wouldn't be watching it, most of the rest of us couldn't tear our eyes away.

Here are some of the best reactions, loosely grouped by subject and vociferousness.

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Does The Lifetime Movie Cast Look Like the Saved by the Bell Stars?

See the Official Poster for the Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Movie

Originally posted 08/11/2014 06:30PM

The wait is almost over for Saved by the Bell fans. The hotly anticipated The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story is less than a month away and Lifetime has released its official poster exclusively to PEOPLE.

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Take a Peek at The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story

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The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story Trailer Is Out – Watch It Now

Originally posted 08/08/2014 04:30PM

Hard-core Saved by the Bell fans have been waiting 20 years for this.

Lifetime has released the first glimpse from The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story, but so far, there's nothing scandalous – the trailer depicts a normal group of teenagers dealing with hormones.

The clip shows the Elizabeth Berkley character (who played Jessie Spano) trying to de-escalate the competition between Lark Voorhies (Lisa Turtle) and Tiffani Thiessen (Kelly Kapowski) for the attention of Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Zack Morris), while Dustin Diamond (Screech Powers) tries to keep up with the physical prowess of Mario Lopez (A.C. Slater). And all the while, the six teens ignore adult direction – pretty much your average high school dynamic.

Diamond's 2009 book, Behind the Bell told of less-PG activities, like drug use and sex, but Lifetime claims their story is unrelated to the tell-all, and is instead based on new interviews with those associated with the show.

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VIDEO: What Does Mark-Paul Gosselaar Think of SBTB Costar Dustin Diamond? (NSFW)

VIDEO: What Does Mark-Paul Gosselaar Think of SBTB Costar Dustin Diamond? (NSFW)

Originally posted 08/07/2014 03:45PM

Gosselaar and Franklin & Bash costar Breckin Meyer had some choice words for the actor in an interview

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Which Saved By the Bell Star Won't Watch a Lifetime Movie About the Show?

Elizabeth Berkley Won't Watch Lifetime's Saved By the Bell Movie

Originally posted 07/20/2014 07:15PM

Elizabeth Berkley won't be setting her DVR on for The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story on Lifetime.

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Flashback: 31 Things That Defined the Summer of 1989

UpdatePosted 07/13/2014 04:00PM

31 Things That Defined the Summer of 1989

Originally posted 07/11/2014 04:55PM

Despite what Public Enemy may have said, 1989 wasn't just "another summer". Though history is rarely that neat, the final summer of the '80s saw the slow fade of many of the decade's icons, as well as the launch of some of the '90s' most enduring pop-culture institutions.

In terms of cultural legacy, the summer of '89 might not be able to compete with its predecessor of two decades prior – Woodstock and Bryan Adams will do that – but 25 years later, we're still feeling its impact.

Whether you remember it or not, relive the summer of acid wash, hair metal and Do the Right Thing below.

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Is It All Right? Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story Coming to TV | Saved by the Bell

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Lifetime Announces The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story TV Movie

Originally posted 06/20/2014 09:30AM

Principal Belding always wanted to know, "Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey! What is going on here?" Now he, and the rest of us, are about to find out.

TV network Lifetime will air The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story in 2014. This tell-all TV movie promises to delve into the behind-the-scenes drama of the popular '90s series and its six young actors, – including Mario Lopez – who grew up in the public spotlight, reports the New York Daily News.

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It's All Right: Saved by the Bell Goes Back to School

Originally posted 05/14/2014 05:00PM

Hey, hey, hey, hey – what is going on here? This year marks Saved by the Bell's 25th anniversary: The show, which premiered in August 1989, has spent nearly a quarter century in the pop culture matrix.

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From The Max to Moe's Tavern: The Best TV Hangout Spots of All Time | How I Met Your Mother, Alyson Hannigan, Cobie Smulders, Jason Segel, Josh Radnor, Neil Patrick Harris

From The Max to Moe's Tavern: The Best TV Hangout Spots of All Time

Originally posted 03/07/2014 06:00AM

Ever watch a show and wish you could be transported into that restaurant booth to hang out with the characters?

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