The BEST episodes directed by Don Barnhart
#1 - Wanna Bet?
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 2 - Episode 17
Screech's Uncle leaves the ranch in care of him and Belding. Soon Belding and Screech start competing. When they fail, they give each other the silent treatment. The gang befriends two older boys who let them win at everything unaware that they are con artists planning their next scam.Watch Now:Amazon
#2 - Fall Formal
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 4 - Episode 8
Katie is happy when Nicky asks her to the upcoming Fall Formal dance. Maria's date's father will be a chaperone. He's Paul Wilson, a big record producer, and Ryan has a plan to get him to hear Eric and his brothers sing at the Formal. Maria and Rachel are super-excited about the new dresses they've bought for the dance, but Katie is beginning to feel ashamed because her parents can't afford a new dress for her this year. Mrs. Peterson alters a dress of Katie's sister's, though, which Katie plans to wear. Ryan engineers a breakup of the Bayside Barbershop Quartet (who were supposed to be the Formal's only entertainment!), then has Mr. Belding listen to Eric and his brothers. Belding gives them the job on the spot. Katie is afraid she will embarrass Nicky in an old dress. To raise money, she tells Screech she can fix the broken air conditioner that has been plaguing Mr. Belding. Screech gives her the job. She and Nicky manage to fix it, but it soon blows up. Katie confesses to Screech th
#4 - Lindsay's Dilemma
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 3 - Episode 18
The gang arrives at Sleepy Mountain ski lodge, run by Screech's grandpa Ernie. Business is very slow at the lodge because of competition from a big new resort, plus there's no snow for skiing. Ryan shows R.J. a charm he plans to give Lindsay during the trip to mark their relationship. Rachel and Maria are too nervous to talk to the lodge's handsome waiter Greg, so Lindsay speaks to him first. They seem to hit it off well. Customers are leaving Ernie's lodge, and even with a busload coming in the next day, he decides it's time to give up and close the business. The kids decide to help Ernie out by being his staff for the rest of their vacation and the lodge stays open. Ryan suggests Lindsay help out in the kitchen, where Greg works. Working closely together, Greg tells Lindsay he's attracted to her; she confesses she feels likewise. They kiss but Lindsay feels guilty. Later, Ryan gives her his gift. The new guests are ready to desert Sleepy Mountain when they hear the competing lodge ha
#6 - Little Hero
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 4 - Episode 6
For a communications class project, the students are assigned to make a video about someone they consider a hero. Eric tries to impress Heather the cheerleader but she' not interested because he's a benchwarmer on the football team. Katie is excited that her old boyfriend will be in town next week, but Nicky is worried about it. At the game that weekend, Mr. Belding accidentally injures himself, a player and a cheerleader on the sidelines. From the locker room Screech watches as Eric is put in the game and scores a last-minute game-winning touchdown. At school Eric is now a hero, and Heather is suddenly interested in him. Maria and Rachel ask Eric to be the subject of their documentary. He agrees, but he blows them off to go out with Heather. Ryan begins to sell T-shirts autographed by Eric. With tryouts for a new cheerleader, Katie is too busy to spend time with Nicky.Watch Now:Amazon
#7 - Feuding Friends
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 2 - Episode 21
Still at the ski lodge, Tommy D has time on his hands after his accident, and he and Megan start to spend some together. They go out on a date, which makes Lindsay and Bobby none too happy. Rachel and Brian also get caught up in the feuding that follows. Screech is chosen by Ramon-Ramon to be his new model, but he doesn't realize that the famous skiwear designer intends to make a mockery of him.
#9 - Campaign Fever
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 4 - Episode 18
Rachel needs some extra-curricular credits on her record, so she decides to run for student council president. The Drama Club is rehearsing a production of Bye Bye Birdie, but Mr. Belding informs them it must be cancelled since the budget committee has cut the club's funding. Eric nominates Katie to run for student council president to fight for the Drama Club. Katie's serious campaign is being outdone by Rachel's flashy but trivial campaign, so Nicky and Eric help Katie to liven things up. But when Katie tries to talk about the Drama Club issue, Nicky cuts her off. Screech's poll has the candidates neck-and-neck. Maria has the candidates on her Bayside TV show. They take questions from the audience, during which Rachel's campaign manager Ryan manages to turn the other clubs in school against the Drama Club. Katie loses the Drama Club support when it isn't mentioned in her campaign video. Afterward, Katie thanks Nicky for handling her campaign--then immediately fires him. She goes backWatch Now:Amazon
#11 - R.J.'s Handicap
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 3 - Episode 20
The gang goes on a class field trip on a cruise. R.J. learns a lesson in respect when he falls for a disabled girl.
#12 - To Tell the Truth
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 4 - Episode 10
The kids are in the middle of tough mid-term exams. Screech convinces Mr. B. to throw a post-mid-term party for the students but actually it will be a surprise 10th anniversary celebration for him. Ryan, Nicky and Eric get a rude awakening in home economics class--they have to bake a lemon meringue pie for their mid-term grade. The boys buy a pie at the Max and turn it in. They get an ""A"" on it. Screech tastes it and gives them the job of baking a cake, Belding's favorite food, for the big party. Meanwhile Maria blows off studying with Katie and Rachel when Sean Pierce asks her out. Sean asks Maria to help him with his take-home Spanish mid-term. She agrees, despite her study schedule with the other girls. When Maria does study with them, her mind is still on Sean, who calls her up. She leaves to go out with him again. Rachel and Katie think he's using her. The boys plan to raise $150 for a cake, saying it's a gift for Mr. Belding. The girls contribute money, but they want to buy Mr.Watch Now:Amazon
#13 - Baby Care
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 4 - Episode 4
For a health class project, Mr. Belding pairs up the boys and girls and gives each one a computer chip-controlled baby to take care of for a week. Ryan is happy to be paired with Rachel. He wants to tell her how much he likes her, but the crying baby keeps ruining his attempts. Nicky and Maria are totally negligent as ""parents."" Nicky wants to hold a New York coffeehouse night at the Max and Maria wants to sing there. Both of them want to pursue their interests while neither wants to bother with the baby. Katie and Eric are parents together. Eric is a good father, having helped raise so many siblings, but when the baby runs a fever while in Katie's care, he thinks she can't take good care of the child. At the ""coffeehouse"" night at the Max, all three couples get in big fights and all the yelling and crying babies ruin Maria's song and they drive away the audience. Mr. Belding tells them if they don't improve as parents in the next three days they will all fail the assignment. EveryoneWatch Now:Amazon
#14 - Screech's Millions
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 3 - Episode 16
Screech thinks he's won the lottery.
#15 - Thomas D.
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 3 - Episode 13
Tommy has fallen for a girl named Nicole, but he's afraid she's too classy and cultured for him. He confides to Rachel that he's trying to write poetry for Nicole. Tommy reads a poem of Rachel's in class and gets an ""A."" Nicole is impressed, and Tommy makes a date with her--at the opera! Ryan schemes along with R.J. to make Tommy appear cultured, hoping to impress Nicole's father so that they can get Boys II Men tickets from him (he's the manager of the L.A. Amphitheatre) and take out Lindsay and Maria. Tommy is now nervous about meeting Mr. Miller and feels like a phony. Nicole tells Rachel and Lindsay how cultured ""Thomas"" is, which causes the girls to bust out laughing. When Nicole finds out from them that Tommy didn't write the poem, she's mad at him for deceiving and using her and doesn't want to see him. Meanwhile a school ballet production is called off, disappointing Nicole. Tommy volunteers to dance in the production so Nicole's father can see her perform, and he recruits theWatch Now:Amazon
#16 - Prom Dates
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 3 - Episode 12
The Prom is coming up and the scramble is on for dates. Lindsay is asked to go by both Tommy and Ryan. Maria is turning down dates, hoping to be asked out by the perfect guy. Rachel hasn't been asked out yet; all the guys think she's unapproachable. R.J. asks pretty and popular Valerie Butler to go, and she surprises him by saying yes. But Carl, Valerie's older (and bigger!) brother, threatens to pound R.J. if he gets out of line with his sister. Lindsay decides to go to the Prom with Tommy and breaks the news to Ryan. But later on a date, it seems to Tommy that all Lindsay wants to talk about is Ryan. Later Tommy overhears Lindsay talking about going to the Prom with Ryan instead. Meanwhile, Screech tries to get someone to ask out Rachel--geeky Fuzzy Hammersley, who faints when he tries to do it. Maria is now desperate for a date; she may have waited too long. When Ryan hears Maria is dateless, he asks her out. Rachel is at home on Prom Night, but Screech arrives in a tux and takes heWatch Now:Amazon
#17 - The D Stands for Dropout
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 2 - Episode 23
Tommy enjoys his mechanic's job at Vince's garage and he's good at it. Vince offers him regular employment. When school starts preventing Tommy from working at the garage as much as he'd like, he drops out so he can work full-time. It's a decision he comes to regret.
#18 - Fear of Falling
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 3 - Episode 14
The girls' gymnastic team, featuring star performer Lindsay, should be going to the state finals, but they don't have the money and the coach has quit. Ryan's schemes to pump up attendance and generate money include letting it ""slip"" on R.J.'s radio show that Michael Jordan will attend the girls' next meet! (Mr. B. make him refund the money.) In practice, Lindsay sprains her ankle. When it comes to rehabilitation, she's afraid to put herself through a full workout. Lindsay tells Ryan that she doesn't want to take any risks and she won't compete in the finals. Tommy leads the football players on strike in support of the girls' team. Screech talks to Lindsay and he tries to straighten her out. At the semi-final meet, the stands are full. Maria and Rachel both get excellent scores for their routines, then just in the nick of time, Lindsay arrives in uniform. She scores a ""10"" in her event. Bayside wins the meet and will go to the state finals.Watch Now:Amazon
#19 - Renaissance Faire
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 4 - Episode 11
Mr. Belding and Screech, dressed as a king and his joker, announce that Bayside will hold a Renaissance Faire as a fundraiser. But Ryan gets jealous as Rachel prepares for the Faire by rehearsing with a guy named Tim, who will play Romeo to her Juliet. Before the play can be presented, Ryan locks Tim in a janitor's closet and dresses as Romeo himself. Maria and Katie are running a Punch and Judy puppet show, but end up fighting among themselves. Nicky and Eric dress in period costumes and present themselves as the Men Who Sing Dreadful. Mr. Belding tries on a suit of armor in his office, then can't get it off. The play is scheduled to begin, and Rachel waits for Tim, her Romeo. Ryan shows up instead. There's no time to lose, so Ryan and Rachel play the scene themselves. But just when things seem to be going right, the singing duo of Nicky and Eric arrive onstage to announce Tim has been freed from the closet! Rachel is disgusted with Ryan and stalks off. Elsewhere nothing else is goingWatch Now:Amazon
#20 - Hospital Blues
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 4 - Episode 14
The gang intern at a local hospital. Eric pretends to be a patient to gain the attention of a female intern. Mr. Belding signs on for a sleep program and Screech constantly prevents him from gaining any sleep.Watch Now:Amazon
#23 - The Principal's Principles
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 3 - Episode 15
Belding and Tommy switch places. Tommy is the student principal but when he lets everyone goof off, he realizes that being a principal is a serious job.
#26 - Student Court
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 4 - Episode 7
Mr. Belding and Screech are promoting the ""Rainy Day Indoor Sports Festival,"" with the winning team getting a trip to Catalina Island. Eric is plagued by a tough guy, Bull Grabowski. Maria likes Scott Miller, but he already has a girlfriend, Natalie. Screech gives citations to Eric, Maria and Ryan for minor offenses and makes them appear before the Student Court. When the kids protest their sentences, Screech cancels the punishment but makes them into the new judges for the Court. The kids all abuse their positions on the court to help them win the Festival competition: Eric gives Bull a stiff sentence for chewing gum, Maria manipulates a breakup between Scott and Natalie so she can be Scott's partner, and Ryan ""sentences"" Nicky and Katie to detention in the gym so they can practice pool. Katie's a great pool player and Ryan makes a bet with some other guys in a game with her. When Belding catches them, he sends them to Ryan for punishment, and he makes it clear he expects Ryan to do tWatch Now:Amazon
#27 - Breaking Up
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 2 - Episode 18
Lindsay can't afford to buy a birthday present for Tommy, so Brian and Bobby get ahold of the school's video equipment so she can make a video for a present. Meanwhile, Brian's sister Katie, and Tommy are falling for each other. Lindsay and Tommy are looking at the end of their relationship.Watch Now:Amazon
#28 - A Perfect Lindsay
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 2 - Episode 15
Feeling pressure to live up to an idealized standard, Lindsay goes overboard on her dieting, endangering her health. Also, the TV show ""Club Jam"" is holding a dance contest at Bayside. Brian asks Rachel to be his partner. Brian helps Bobby pair up with Megan, but Bobby has a problem: he can't dance.Watch Now:Amazon
#29 - Vote Screech
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 4 - Episode 17
Screech organizes a ""Get Out the Vote' drive at the mall and Ryan has to tell Rachel that she can't sing to save his band.
#31 - Christmas in July
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 2 - Episode 12
Palisades Hills' annual ""Christmas in July"" celebration is here, and Screech, Bobby and Tommy D are worried about what gifts they should get for Alison, Mr. Harrington and Mr. Belding, respectively. Megan protests the swimsuit portion of the Snow Queen pageant.Watch Now:Amazon
#32 - Swap Meet
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 1 - Episode 10
Weasel finds out he has a rare misprinted version of a comic book that is very valuable. After he sells it, Scott tries to get it back so he can sell it himself, buy concert tickets, and take out a pretty new girl, Rachel.Watch Now:Amazon
#34 - Brian's Girlfriend
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 2 - Episode 6
In an effort to make Rachel jealous and stop her from thinking about her missing boyfriend David, Brian begins hanging out with the club's pretty tennis instructor, Karen. Also, the Bayside gang competes in a ""tip-athon,"" the winner of which will get double his or her earnings.Watch Now:Amazon
#35 - Goodbye Bayside (2)
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 2 - Episode 26
The students are depressed about Bayside's closing and can't get very excited about the prom. Mr. McMillan shows up and says he now plans to tear down the school even before the prom is held. Desperate to stop him, Rachel is disguised as ""Nurse McGillicuddy"" and the kids fake an outbreak of ""Swiss measles,"" for which a phony quarantine is set up. The prom is back on. The gang finds out that Mr. McMillan was a lonely guy at Bayside, with only one friend, a girl named Sandy Bennett. They locate Ms. Bennett but she can't come to Bayside's 40th prom because of a previous engagement with her nephew. The prom has a 1959 theme. Former Bayside High students Lisa Turtle and A.C. Slater show up, then Zack Morris arrives with Ms. Bennett, who it turns out is his aunt. McMillan is reunited with his old friend and she convinces him to abandon his plans to tear down Bayside.
#37 - A Kicking Weasel
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 1 - Episode 3
Fed up with being laughed at by the football team, Weasel kicks the soccer net and gets a chance to be on the football team. Scott fixes Megan, Lindsay and Vicki's battle for a single varsity cheerleading spot.
#38 - Blood Money
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 2 - Episode 4
Megan is running a blood drive and while contributing to it, Screech falls for the pretty nurse Penny Brady. Meanwhile the gang needs to find a chaperone for their camping trip. Brian comes up with a scheme to get Screech to do the job, but first he must get him a date with Nurse Brady.Watch Now:Amazon
#39 - Driving School
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 3 - Episode 3
Maria is getting a car for her 16th birthday, but she's failing Driver's Education. She pleads with Screech to pass her, and he agrees against his better judgment. Meanwhile Ryan needs a car to compete with Tommy for Lindsay. He gets the idea of pooling money to buy one and he recruits Rachel, R.J. and various nerds, jocks and band members to join in with him. When he's still $600 short, he gets a rich kid named Arthur to go in on the deal by using Rachel as bait. Rachel can't stand Arthur and gets mad at the boys for using her. Later, Maria is out driving with her friends when she hits Mr. Belding's parked car. Ryan and the gang use their money to buy an identical car while Mr. B's is being fixed. But the other partners show up and demand to have their turn in the new car. When Mr. Belding shows up and sees all the students piled into what he thinks is his car, he demands to know what's going on. Maria and Screech both own up to their mistakes.Watch Now:Amazon
#40 - Maria's Movie Star
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 3 - Episode 7
Maria waits on her heartthrob, actor Justin Wells, at the Rockin' Rice Japanese restaurant where she works at the mall. He's come there hoping to see his new movie with a regular audience. Maria vows to keep his secret and he asks her to go to the movie with him. She and Justin have fun spending the day together--he even works in the restaurant! At the movie that night, Justin kisses Maria. He plans to spend another day with Maria, but Ryan overhears the conversation and arranges a personal appearance for the movie star at the Splash Video store without his approval. When Justin finds out he thinks Maria has betrayed him, but it all gets straightened out. Sadly, Justin departs after receiving a call from his agent, giving Maria one last kiss. Also, Rachel is supposed to work for Lindsay at the video store so she can go out with Ryan, but Rachel goes shopping instead, causing Lindsay to lose her job. Screech holds a contest at the sporting goods store to guess the number of jellybeans iWatch Now:Amazon
#41 - Goodbye Bayside (1)
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 2 - Episode 25
Bayside's 40th birthday celebration is in full swing. Bobby is running for homecoming ""king"" against Rachel, who's running for queen. A millionaire alumnus, J. Walter McMillan, comes to tour the school. He plans to buy Bayside and tear it down for condo construction. The gang are all reassigned to different schools. Screech's work program will come to an end and Mr. Belding will be looking for a job. Screech and the kids resolve to stop McMillan. Screech disguises himself as attorneys for both sides and the gang chain themselves to lockers, but nothing works. The school is slated to be destroyed after the prom.
#42 - Love Is on the Air
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 1 - Episode 5
Scott signs up to get on the air at the school's radio station, hoping to attract the girls. But they all ignore him when they hear Weasel, who is giving advice on love and romance under the name ""Dr. Luv.""Watch Now:Amazon
#44 - Let the Games Begin
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 2 - Episode 3
The annual competition pitting the staff of Pacific Palisades Country Club against Mr. Harrington and the guests is coming up. Mr. Belding injures himself, so Screech must take his place in a golf match against Harrington, who is determined to win at all costs. Lindsay and Megan have to teach Tommy D to swim so he can fill a spot on the relay team. Also, Brian has to find a way to convince Rachel to stay at the Club after she learns her college boyfriend, David, won't be coming out for the summer.Watch Now:Amazon
#45 - The Return of Screech
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 2 - Episode 1
Former Bayside High pupil and current college student Samuel ""Screech"" Powers returns to his alma mater as an administrative assistant to Mr. Belding. A new student from Switzerland, Brian Keller, is attracted to Rachel. Rachel ruins her mom's $700 jacket and the gang helps her come up with a plan to replace it, a plan which makes Screech an unwitting participant.
#47 - Air Screech
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 3 - Episode 5
The gang are all working at Palisades Mall; even Screech and Belding are working at Mr. B.'s brother's sporting goods store. Tommy gets an expensive watch as a gift for Lindsay. Ryan can't afford that kind of competition. R.J. mistakenly spray-paints some athletic shoes at the sporting goods store, but surprisingly, customers like them and want to buy more. Ryan sees the opportunity to make money and soon he has the gang working on making more ""Air Screech"" sneakers to sell. Ryan makes his move on Lindsay. When Mr. Belding finds out about the ""Air Screech"" fraud, he finds a way to teach Ryan and the others a lesson. Tommy goes out with Lindsay while Ryan is stuck at the mall in a chicken costume!Watch Now:Amazon
#48 - Belding's Prize
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 2 - Episode 24
Screech forgets to mail in Mr. Belding's application to join a prestigious society of principals, so he enlists the help of James the actor to convince Mr. B that he's been accepted. Also, the gang tries to buy the one millionth burger served at the Max so they can win tickets to the MTV Music Awards.
#49 - A Matter of Trust
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 2 - Episode 10
The male staff is up for bids at the annual charity auction at the Country Club. Rachel, hoping to avoid her recent romantic entanglements, purchases a nerd. Alison buys Brian, making Screech jealous. Megan gets stuck with Bobby. Tommy hopes he and Lindsay don't win the prize, a balloon ride, because he doesn't want her to know he's afraid of heights.Watch Now:Amazon
#50 - Belding's Prank
Saved by the Bell: The New Class - Season 2 - Episode 9
It's Bayside's prank day and everyone is playing tricks on each other. But it's no joke when Belding makes the mistake of inviting the new superintendent to Bayside. He cancels prank day but when no one listens it spells disaster for Belding.