ByRob Harris, writer at
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Rob Harris

Remember Saved by the Bell? Of course you do - the thoroughly old school sitcom probably had a bigger parental influence on me than my actual parents, which is why I couldn't be happier to see the Bayside High gang come together for a truly kick-ass reunion!

Believe it or not (and you probably won't), the high school drama is almost 26-years-old now. If that doesn't provoke an old-age-crisis in you, then perhaps getting a glimpse at what all of the gang look like now will!

Prepare yourself to be transported to your childhood - if the unforgettable, wonderfully dated theme tune doesn't get you in the mood, I don't know what will:

Making every 1990s kid's dream come true, Jimmy Fallon brought back most of your favorite cast members for a nostalgic trip down memory lane, in what is one of the funniest sketches I've seen on The Tonight Show in a long, long time.

They're Back!

Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Zach Morris

Age then: 14

Age now: 40

What he's been in since: NYPD Blue, Raising the Bar, Franklin & Bash.

Mario Lopez as AC Slater

Age then: 15

Age now: 41

What he's been in since: Extra, X-Factor, Dancing With the Stars.

Elizabeth Berkley as Jessie Spano

Age then: 16

Age now: 42

What she's been in since: Showgirls, Any Given Sunday, The First Wives Club.

Tiffany Thiessen as Kelly Kapowski

Age then: 15

Age now: 41

What she's been in since: Beverly Hills, 90210, White Collar, Fastlane.

Dennis Haskins as Mr. Belding

Age then: 38

Age now: 64

What he's been in since: Ocean of Pearls, Max Keeble's Big Move.

Despite it being over a quarter of a century since Saved by the Bell first hit our screens, the cast seem just how I remember them!

Fallon and the crew didn't just indulge us in a time-travelling reunion - they also put together a hilarious sketch as a loving tribute to the show we all have such fond memories of. Check it out:

Shaved like a bell

Jimmy Fallon first swaggers down the Bayside School steps, complete with a truly retro-riffic hair do! The crowd could barely contain their excitement, but that was nothing compared to what came next...

Zach attacks

Zach arrives and the audience literally screams their lungs out for a full 30 seconds, before he and Fallon start riffing on the glorious Saved by the Bell theme song!

“What’s up, preppies?"

Just as the crowd settles down, Slater's showstopping appearance re-ignites them into a doting flurry. The Valentines Dance is today's hot topic, so it's lucky that Slater's date arrives just in time...

You so dreamy, Jessie Spano

Look at those outfits! The 40+ foursome have still got style...

"Ready? I was born ready!"

...Especially Mario Lopez, who rips off his threads revealing a full on Flashdance-esque leotard. Look how beefy Slater is!

Belding's big idea

Hey, hey, hey, hey, what's going on here! The gang tell Mr. B about Jimmy's plan to leave Bayside and the atmosphere is solemn, but Beliding has a plan.

Right on time

Just then, Kelly Kapowski shows up sporting a baby bump! I guess the cheerleading career didn't work out...

Friends forever!

Mr. B hi-jacks the school sound system to pump out a classic bit of Zach Attack. The five break into lip-synching-song and cement their eternal bond that started a whopping 26 years ago.

It's a shame Lisa and Screech couldn't make it, but this awesome unexpected reunion was far better than I could've hoped for! Make sure you check out the full video below:


Which Saved by the Bell character was YOUR favorite?!


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