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Saved by the Bell Meets Dancing wth the Stars

This season of "Dancing with the Stars" has been a throwback to the '90s with some of its contestants, including Bill Nye the Science Guy and two "Saved by the Bell" stars, Leah Remini (who played Stacey Carosi for an arc at a Malibu beach club) and Elizabeth Berkley (who played Jesse Spano). Elizabeth Berkley decided to capitalize on her time on the show and recreate one of the most iconic scenes from "Saved by the Bell." Watch the full dance here or check out the original at left.


There are so many sitcoms I used to watch and love as a kid. They were wholesome! They were funny! They kept me out of my family's hair for at least a good 30 minutes! I may have loved them then, but that doesn't mean I'd still love them today. Here are four shows I was obsessed with as a kid, and now totally regret trying to re-watch as an adult.

Full House

"Full House" is the ultimate '90s sitcom offender. The cheesy intro, the live studio audience, the puns, and that music. You know the music I'm talking about. Something bad has happened and one of the girls needs to have a stern talking to, or they need to learn a life lesson — which, in turn, means we need to learn a life lesson. That soft music starts up and it's not long before you're learning why it's not okay to give in to peer pressure or why we should all just be ourselves. And then everything is perfectly resolved and they all live happily ever after.

As a kid, this format worked perfectly. You got a couple of laughs, and you also learned something (to its credit, "Full House" did tackle subjects like loss). It wasn't complex, it was wrapped up in 20 minutes, and it usually had a happy ending. As an adult, this format is cloying to the point where you're lucky if you make it past the first few minutes of an episode.