Saved by the Bell: The New Class

The WORST episodes of Saved by the Bell: The New Class

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

A new group of students are now making their way through the halls of Bayside High School. Mr. Belding is still the principal, and Screech is now his assistant.

Last Updated: 6/6/2022Network: NBC
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The Captain and Maria
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#1 - The Captain and Maria

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/9/1999

Maria is neglected by her father.

Squash It
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6.00
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#2 - Squash It

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/24/1994

The kids operate a booth at the Bayside Carnival. Bobby is threatened by a bully who likes Megan. For protection, he takes karate lessons from an unlikely teacher--Screech!

Directors: Don Barnhart
Rachel's Choice
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#3 - Rachel's Choice

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/1/1994

Rachel's boyfriend from college David arrives at Palisades Hills. Now Rachel must choose between him and Brian. Also, Screech takes on the task of making a promotional video for the Country Club.

Directors: Don Barnhart
Tommy the Tenor
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#4 - Tommy the Tenor

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/15/1994

Bobby is trying to drum up interest in the glee club. He gets very little response until the girls see the cute music teacher. Meanwhile, it turns out that Tommy D has a great singing voice, but doesn't want anyone to hear him because he's afraid it will hurt his image.

Directors: Don Barnhart
Bayside Story
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#5 - Bayside Story

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/22/1994

It's time for the big game between fierce archrivals Bayside and Valley, and it turns out that Megan's new boyfriend is the captain of Valley's football team.

Directors: Don Barnhart
Farewell Dance
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#6 - Farewell Dance

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 10/22/1994

As the Farewell Dance approaches at the Country Club, Rachel is sad to be leaving and Megan can't find a date. Bobby wants to date Michelle, a rich club member, so he concocts phony stories about his wealth. Screech faces a dilemma when Alison is accepted at the Julliard School of Music while he is set to return to Bayside.

Directors: Don Barnhart
A Perfect Lindsay
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#7 - A Perfect Lindsay

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/29/1994

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.

Directors: Don Barnhart
Back at the Ranch
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#8 - Back at the Ranch

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/29/1994

The gang goes to Screech's Uncle's dude ranch. They make friends with his cousin who picked on Screech when they were little. Gold fever hits the gang when they learn about a treasure.

Directors: Don Barnhart
Wanna Bet?
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#9 - Wanna Bet?

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 11/5/1994

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.

Directors: Don Barnhart
Breaking Up
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#10 - Breaking Up

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 11/12/1994

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.

Directors: Don Barnhart
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Welcome to Bayside
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#11 - Welcome to Bayside

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/9/1995

New transfers to Bayside include three students from arch-rival Valley High: R.J. ""Hollywood"" Collins, head cheerleader Maria Lopez and Ryan Parker, who stole Bayside's mascot the year before. The old gang greatly resents these newcomers. Ryan makes plans to date Lindsay, make Maria the head cheerleader and get R.J. to emcee the Welcome Back dance. The two groups fight so much that Mr. Belding makes them stay on separate sides of the gym at the dance and wear identifying badges. But before the night ends, the enemies all dance with each other. Also, Tommy D. is thinking of how to get back together with his old girlfriend, Lindsay.

The Love Bugs
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#12 - The Love Bugs

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/9/1995

Maria and the others are trying to win tickets to the Grungefest from the radio station, but Lindsay wins them on her first try! Tommy has told Lindsay that he wants to get back together with her, so she must choose between him and Ryan. The girls hold a slumber party to help Lindsay decide. Tommy borrows some high-tech communication equipment that Screech has bought for the school and he plans to bug Lindsay's room. Ryan has the same idea, though, and he gets R.J. to help. Eventually all the boys end up hiding in Lindsay's closet or under her bed. A few more misunderstandings occur until Lindsay finally decides to go to the show with Maria.

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What's the Problem
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6.00
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#13 - What's the Problem

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/16/1995

Lindsay is nominated for Homecoming Queen, and so is Maria, even though she really doesn't want it, but she soon becomes competitive. Mr. B asks Rachel to help tutor star football player Todd Green to keep him eligible. She finds that Todd can grasp things she tells him very well, but he has great difficulty reading. An attraction develops between Todd and Rachel. Meanwhile, the Homecoming Queen campaign has gotten heated with Ryan and Tommy working for Lindsay and R.J. becoming Maria's manager. The campaign gets dirty when Maria is accused of being a Valley High ""traitor."" Todd fails to complete the test he's been studying for. Rachel tells Mr. B. about Todd's problems. The principal suspects Todd might have a form of dyslexia. Todd is mad at Rachel at first but things get straightened out and Todd passes a verbal makeup test. Lindsay and Maria stop the dirty campaigning and vow that whoever wins will give the crown to the other girl. Who wins? Rachel, as a write-in!

Directors: Don Barnhart
Air Screech
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#14 - Air Screech

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/30/1995

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!

Directors: Don Barnhart
Big Screech on Campus
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#15 - Big Screech on Campus

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/30/1995

Screech takes the gang on a tour of his alma mater, Cal U., where it seems his old fraternity brothers aren't very interested in him, but are interested in the girls. One of the guys, Michael, make plays for both Maria and Rachel. Tommy, Lindsay and Ryan sit in on a psych class and get hypnotized, which results in Lindsay and Ryan being attracted to R.J. and Rachel, respectively, while Tommy goes for...Mr. B! Screech is down about being forgotten by his old buddies, so Ryan concocts a plan to make him popular by pretending that R.J. is a star football recruit. The guys buy this and try to get R.J. to join their fraternity. When R.J. tells them his hero is Screech, they plan to make Screech fraternity president. Screech is so impressed he wants to quit his Bayside job and return to Cal U. But everything is revealed at a phony ceremony for Screech, including Michael's two-timing of Maria and Rachel.

Directors: Don Barnhart
Maria's Movie Star
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#16 - Maria's Movie Star

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/7/1995

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 i

Directors: Don Barnhart
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Acting Jealous
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#17 - Acting Jealous

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/7/1995

Lindsay and Ryan are celebrating one month together and they can't keep apart. But a problem arises when they audition for Screech's production of the play ""Cinderella."" Ryan gets the part of the prince, but it's Rachel rather than Lindsay who lands the role of Cinderella. Rachel and Ryan have to take extra rehearsals and Lindsay can't help but be troubled. She suspects a romance is going on behind her back even though Maria tries to set her straight. But later Maria sees Ryan give Rachel a necklace and she reports this back to Lindsay. What the girls don't know is that the necklace is really for Lindsay, not Rachel. Ryan and Rachel have to work on the kissing scene due to their height difference. When Lindsay and Maria see them, they think the worst. Meanwhile the play is having troubles. R.J. is hamming it up in his bit parts, trying to turn the play into a musical. Mr. Belding, the director, doesn't like that but Screech does, so Mr. B. quits the play. All the cast members are getti

Directors: Don Barnhart
Boundaries
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#18 - Boundaries

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/14/1995

Rachel goes on a date with a college boy but feels guilty when she becomes the victim of abuse.

Hollywood, Here He Is
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#19 - Hollywood, Here He Is

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/14/1995

Bayside joins the High School Television Network and the gang produces a show with Screech as faculty advisor and director. Unfortunately, the first edition of ""Bayside Live"" is a disaster. Mr. B. gives the group one more chance and they come up with a concept based on the show ""Tough Copy,"" which Mr. Belding likes. R.J. catches the eye of a talent agent, Gavin Malone, who promises to make him a big star. But R.J. is the one forking out the money, giving the agent hundreds of dollars for photos and ""expenses."" Maria is suspicious of the agent and goes snooping in his office, where she finds that Malone is bilking other clients, too. Meanwhile Mr. B. and Screech find out the TV show is planning to fake an earthquake on the air and they pull the plug. Ryan plans to expose the agent. He has R.J. tells Malone that he's dumping him for a new agent, ""Hal E. Wood,"" who is in reality Screech. Malone tells ""Wood"" that the two should combine their talents to exploit more young clients, thereby r

Directors: Don Barnhart
Ryan's Worst Nightmare
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#20 - Ryan's Worst Nightmare

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/21/1995

The dreaded teacher ""Wicked Witch"" Hurst is giving one last killer physics test before leaving the school. Tommy breaks a date with Lindsay to study, so Ryan jumps in and takes her out instead. Later he spends half the night talking to her on the phone. The result is that Ryan has done no studying of his own, so he convinces Screech that it's ""National Fire Drill Day"" in order to get out of taking the test. The sprinkler system goes off and all the Homecoming floats in the gym are ruined. A new teacher, Mrs. Rumplemeyer, takes over the class, and she's even tougher than Miss Hearst. It turns out to be Mr. Belding in drag, trying to teach Ryan a lesson. Ryan works to repair the damaged floats and when Lindsay asks him out, he declines--he has to study.

Directors: Don Barnhart
Prom Dates
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#21 - Prom Dates

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/21/1995

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 he

Directors: Don Barnhart
Thomas D.
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#22 - Thomas D.

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/28/1995

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 the

Directors: Don Barnhart
Fear of Falling
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#23 - Fear of Falling

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 10/28/1995

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.

Directors: Don Barnhart
The Principal's Principles
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#24 - The Principal's Principles

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 11/4/1995

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.

Directors: Don Barnhart
Screech's Millions
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#25 - Screech's Millions

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 11/4/1995

Screech thinks he's won the lottery.

Directors: Don Barnhart