T.V. Series Review: Saved by the Bell Season 2

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Saved by the Bell Season 2 Summary

Season 2, Episode 1: Dancing to the Max

A dance contest at The Max hosted by Casey Kasem is set to be televised on NBC. Meanwhile, Jessie is self-conscious of her height.

Season 2, Episode 2: The Lisa Card

Lisa’s father lets her use his credit card as a reward for doing well in school. However, she goes overboard with the spending, and the gang helps her think of ways to make some money to defray the debt.

Season 2, Episode 3: The Gift

When Screech is hit by lightning, he suddenly has the ability to see into the future, which Zack and Slater use to their advantage. Zack uses Screech’s power to place bets with Slater, including a bet that he would get an A on a history exam, but Screech’s power wears off before he can help Zack cheat.

Season 2, Episode 4: Fatal Distraction

With the big dance approaching, Zack is determined to get Kelly to go with him. He goes to extreme lengths and bugs Jessie’s room while the girls are having a sleepover. Unfortunately, the girls find out and decide to get their revenge by making it appear that Kelly is mentally insane.

Season 2, Episode 5: Screech’s Woman

Zack decides that Screech is in desperate need of a girlfriend and sets about finding him one. However, when there is not anyone willing, he dresses up as a girl and goes on a date with Screech, but has to act fast when Screech takes a liking to him. Screech ends up dumping “Bambi” after Zack makes strict rules for him.

Season 2, Episode 6: Aloha Slater

When Slater’s dad is reassigned to Hawaii, Zack sees it as the perfect opportunity to get Slater to move away so all the attention from the girls comes back to him. Zack ends up making it seem like Slater is dying to the girls, but it backfires when Kelly finds out the truth after Zack steals Slater’s trophy.

Season 2, Episode 7: The Substitute

When Ms. Simpson injures her back, a substitute teacher named Tony Crane takes over her class at Bayside. However, when all the girls–including Lisa, Jessie, and Kelly–fall for Mr. Crane, Zack and Slater become jealous. They try to make it seem like Crane is married, and Crane plays along after he finds out what the girls were trying to do.

Season 2, Episode 8: Cream for a Day

When Kelly is nominated as homecoming queen, her dream is shattered as she faces the prospect of winning after she gets a zit. Zack comes up with a solution, but it does not unfold as he plans.

Season 2, Episode 9: Pinned to the Mat

Zack bets against a Valley wrestler named Marvin Niedick that Slater will win his wrestling match against Niedick. However, things go wrong when Slater decides to quit wrestling to join the school’s cooking club. Screech stands in for him; but since he is not as built for wrestling as Slater is, he does not do so well.

Season 2, Episode 10: Beauty and the Screech

In order for Kelly to go to a George Michael concert, she has to pass her science test. Zack persuades Screech to tutor Kelly, a ploy which is more for his benefit than for Kelly’s. When Kelly and Screech’s friendship becomes closer as a result, Zack (and Slater, as well) become jealous, thinking that Screech and Kelly have fallen in love.

Season 2, Episode 11: The Friendship Business

Zack and his friends form a “company” selling friendship bracelets for a business class project. He names himself as “boss,” but Kelly, Jessie, and Slater feel he is treating them poorly, leading them to break away and form a rival company selling a similar product.

Season 2, Episode 12: The Mamas and the Papas

For a class assignment everyone is put into pairs to act out married life so they are prepared when they grow up: Zack and Kelly, Jessie and Slater, Screech and Lisa. However, Slater sets out to ruin Zack and Kelly’s marriage with Screech’s aid, because he wanted to be married to Kelly.

Season 2, Episode 13: The Election

Zack and Jessie are both running for class president, but Zack only wants to run because he found out that the winner gets a trip to Washington, D.C. When the trip is canceled, Zack has to prove he was not running just because of the trip.

Season 2, Episode 14: The Zack Tapes

During class, Zack learns about subliminal advertising and realizes that it could be used to trick Kelly into going to the dance with him. However, Kelly catches on to his scheme and the girls decide to teach Zack a lesson, which leaves him humiliated.

Season 2, Episode 15: King of the Hill

Zack starts high school hoping to finally win his longtime crush, Kelly Kapowski, the prettiest cheerleader in school. However, A.C. Slater, a new transfer student, hits on her, resulting in a love triangle between Zack, Slater, and Kelly.

Season 2, Episode 16: Save That Tiger

Zack and Slater are involved in the annual prank war against Valley, which takes place the same time as the big cheerleading competition between the schools. Screech is the Bayside mascot and has an important part in Bayside’s routine. However, after Zack and Slater kidnap Valley’s mascot, two students from Valley kidnap Screech. Fortunately, their plan is ruined when the fake mascot ends up winning the competition for Bayside.

Saved by the Bell Season 2 Review

Rating: 4 out of 5.

A good 80s/90s show that highlights preteens and teenagers issues.

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