The gang have a barn dance and it's meaningful and stuff probably.
Episode: "The Senior Prom"
The lads return after a lengthy sojourn, in the desperate hopes of rekindling their dwindling fanbase. Zack gets the hots for Slater's best girl. Mr Belding brings the alpha males of Bayside on a spiritual journey. Neal O'Neill makes a startling and beautiful existential discovery. Rob rants about Power Rangers for eight minutes.
To celebrate the second birthday of our podcast, we've left Saved By The Bell aside this week to focus on the magnificent low budget crapness that is Ireland's first attempt at making a white guy martial arts movie. Featuring '90s pop sensation Mikey Graham of Boyzone!
Movie: FATAL DEVIATION
The teachers strike, Mr Tuttle slags his own girth and much is made of the continued degradation of Screech's self-worth. Zack and Slater's manipulative scheme goes off without a hitch and the reap the selfish benefits. Conall and Rob despair for the world.
Zack engages in a war of the sexes after Zack and Slater are revealed as sexist monsters, much to the shock of the female student body of Bayside. Mr Belding mediates in the only way he knows how - by acting as umpire in an expensive-looking, needlessly elaborate contest. Screech continues to embarrass himself and falls further and further into the labyrinth of his own designed lunacy. Rob controversially debates Leanna Creel's ability to successfully portray a heterosexual teenager. Conall finds his notes at long last.
Valentine's Day this week for the Bell-Saved and Bell-Enslaved alike. The shallow facade of the Hallmark holiday is matched by the shallow face of network television; time for a clip show!
Episode: "Isn't it Romantic"
Zack tried to swindle, but gets out-swindled. Screech is forced to choose between insects and a non-existent relationship with Tori.
A lost lover from Slater's past turns up as Jessie throws some shade as well as some headlocks. Times are looking tough for all but Zack who plans to re-programme the Slaterbot to his own ends. Rob dismisses sobriety not one week after announcing to the nation that he has gone dry. Conall celebrates by being tipsy.
Episode: "Love Machine"
Rob is embracing sobriety for the month of Janus, meanwhile the gang decide to drive under the influence of alcohol.
Episode: "Drinking and Driving"
Pappa Slater returns to pressure his son into going to military college. And some other stuff! Johhny Rico invades Canada and Zack becomes a rapping drug dealer? Maybe! Listen and find out!
Episode: "Wrestling With The Future"
The boys walk a narrow line between the light and dark sides of the holiday season as they explore the murky world of straight to DVD movies. Mario Lopez and Dean Cain star in the Holiday classic The Dog Who Saved Christmas!
Zack must escape Belding's clutches to win a trip to Hawaii- haven't been there before, have we?
Episode: "Day Of Detention"
Rob and Conall eschew their reviewing duties for some lighthearted gentlemanly discourse and a glimpse into their souls.
Conall is joined this week by the mysterious and enigmatic Joe Ó Cinnéide as secret admirers and art classes abound in Bayside.
Once again a school activity demands the gang do some stuff! Once again they decide to organise a phone line for teens and their problems! Once again Zack courts a woman affected by an ISSUE. Once again a teenage girl is worried that she is too tall. A true episode of new beginnings!
Episode: "Teen Line"
Conall and Rob travel to Hawaii to cover the Saved by the Bell TV movie extravaganza 'Saved by the Bell: Hawaiian Style'. They encounter a nonplussed native who gives his in-depth thoughts after many years of reflection and contemplation. Zack and the gang go to Hawaii on vacation and once again Zack saves the day for everyone. Screech is literally a White Messiah. Belding pretends to be a more esteemed academic than he actually is. Kelly becomes embroiled in an inappropriate relationship with an older man.
Screech's sick infatuation with Lisa reaches breaking point. Zack once again has the greatest idea ever and everyone loves him (one character in particular). The status quo is forever changed and will definitely have ramifications in future episodes (not). Rob suspects fourth-dimensional trickery at play. Conall suspects Rob is more talented than he.
The gang gets a new member! Rob suffers from a vicious hangover! This and much more on this week's Enslaved By The Bell!
Episode: "The New Girl"
Rob relays his excitement to see a rubbish rock n'roll band. The guys marvel over Screech's culinary ability and how sitcom juggernaut 'Friends' could ever dream to steal a joke from Saved by the Bell.
He's not a hero. He's a silent extra. A watchful nerd. The O'Neill Knight. And this time, he's got something to say for himself. Rob and Conall obsess over the triumphant return of Neil O'Neill and what this means for the future of 'Saved by the Bell'. Rob even reveals a piece of extra-curricular research he has conducted in Neil's name. Will Mullet Mike return to the hallowed halls of Bayside to save the school's soul before Zack's mundane tenure as principal dooms everyone to mediocrity forevermore?
We recorded this episode late one evening, so Rob rocks a sexy late night radio voice. The gang get used to being seniors and Zack and Slater have a fight or something. We were pretty tired.
Episode: "The Fight"
Murder Mystery! Skinny Charles Dance! Season Three ends with a bang and the raised budget that only comes when the production doesn't have to foot the bill for Dennis Haskins!
Episode: "Mystery Weekend"
The Christmas epic concludes. At one point also have a weird argument about what Alec Baldwin's voice sounds like.
Episode:"Home For Christmas: Part 2"
Christmas comes early as Rob and Conall discuss one of two festive episodes of 'Saved by the Bell', as well as further discussion on troubled popstar Robbie Williams. Zack unsurprisingly saves Christmas. Rob scolds Conall's choice of refreshment once again. Slater can't wrap presents. Conall won't allow Rob to interrupt his holiday message. Zack's mother talks of confectionary. Conall loses the run of himself.
After two landmark episodes, the status quo comes roaring back to life with yet another mundane episode where the gang suffer through the daily grind of Bayside life. A suspicious academic tradition known as 'Cut Day' tantalizes Zack with the promise of freedom, but that freedom comes at a price. Jesse and Slater pioneer new age relationship techniques. The politics of Margaret Thatcher are celebrated. Rob outsmarts Conall for the thousandth time.