30 Shocking Saved By the Bell Secrets Revealed

While the fashion trends may be seriously outdated and the technology has significantly advanced since Zack answered his brick-of-a-phone, our love for the iconic teen show lives on. But it seems the behind-the-scenes antics of the young cast—Mark Paul Gosselaar, Tiffani Thiessen, Mario Lopez, Elizabeth Berkley, Lark Voorhies and Dustin Diamond—were often far juicer than the somewhat tame storylines the show could get away with as a Saturday morning show. Photos 30 Shocking Saved By the Bell Secrets RevealedDid you know Gosselaar dated all three of his female co-stars during the shows five-year run?.With Lopez also revealing he dated one of his fellow cast members as well, leading to some on-set fighting and drama among the stars, leaving series creator Peter Engel to play producer and parent.Plus, a dishy tell-all penned by Diamond caused a major rift between one of TVs most infamous nerds and the rest of the cast..And then there was that whole sex tape ordeal..Oh, you dont remember that? Here are 30 shocking secrets you might not know about Saved By the Bell…NBC 1. Originally titled Good Morning, Miss Bliss, the show was initially inspired by the then-NBC presidents sixth grade teacher, Miss Bliss, and he asked Pete Engel to make a show about her..Hayley Mills was cast as Miss Bliss after Sandy Duncan was first considered..But after seeing the pilot, NBC decided not to pick it up..Disney Channel, however, took a chance and aired a 13-episode season from 1988-89 of a retooled Miss Bliss, recasting most of the roles and aging the students to eighth grade..Due to its low ratings, it was canceled after one season.2..In the very first pilot, a future Beverly Hills, 90210 star was one of the major child characters: Brian Austin Green..And another young actor who would go on to play a beloved 90s sitcom character was also featured: Jaleel White aka Steve Urkel. 3. After Miss Bliss cancellation, NBC had a change of heart and felt that the show could actually work if the focus was placed on the kids, not Miss Bliss, leading to what would become Saved By the Bell.Only four actors from that show made it over to the revamped series: Gosselaar, Diamond, Voorhies and Dennis Haskins (Principal Belding)..The location was changed from Indianapolis  to “the Palisades” in Los Angeles, and the character would now be in high school..(Bayside High forever!) NBC 4.. More details

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