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How 'Saved by the Bell' Pays Tribute to Dustin Diamond in the Season 2 Premiere (Exclusive)

Peacock’s revival of Saved by the Bell returned for a second season ahead of Thanksgiving. And the series opened with an emotional tribute to Dustin Diamond, who played Screech in every iteration of the franchise’s original run from 1987 to 2000 before he died from cancer at the age of 44 in February 2021. “It was definitely heartbreaking,” longtime cast member Elizabeth Berkley tells ET’s Leanne Aguilera.
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How the Saved by the Bell revival honored Dustin Diamond in the season 2 premiere

Warning: This article contains spoilers for the season 2 premiere of Peacock's Saved by the Bell. Peacock's Saved by the Bell revival used its season 2 premiere to welcome back the students of Bayside High, and to say goodbye to one of their own: Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on the original series and died from carcinoma in February, at 44.
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'Saved by the Bell' reboot honors Dustin Diamond in season two premiere

The second season premiere of the "Saved by the Bell" reboot included a tribute to the late Dustin Diamond, who played Samuel "Screech" Powers in the original show. Diamond, who died of lung cancer in February this year at 44, played the quirky best friend of Zack Morris' (played by Mark-Paul Harry Gosselaar) in the show. He also appeared in its spinoffs, "Good Morning, Miss Bliss," "Saved by the Bell: The New Class," and "Saved by the Bell: The College Years."
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‘Saved By The Bell’ reboot pays tribute to late Screech actor Dustin Diamond

The first episode of the new season of the Saved By The Bell reboot has paid tribute to the late Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on the original show. Diamond was one of the few original cast members who did not appear when the show was relaunched in 2020, with his character’s absence explained by a plot that saw Screech living on the International Space Station.
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Saved by the Bell revival pays tribute to Dustin Diamond and Screech in the Season 2 premiere

The Season 2 opener featured Elizabeth Berkley Lauren's Jessie Spano, Mario Lopez's A.C. Slater, Mark-Paul Gosselaar's Zack Morris, Tiffani Thiessen's Kelly Kapowski and Lark Voorhies' Lisa Turtle gathered around their usual booth at The Max, where they recalled their favorite Screech memories. Diamond died in February of lung cancer at age 44. “He was so funny,” Jessie says before Zack leads a group toast by adding, “To Screech.” The episode then played a montage of Screech's most memorable moments. ALSO: Season 2 found a surprisingly organic way to reference Elizabeth Berkley Lauren's Showgirls past.
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‘Saved by the Bell’: How Was the Show’s Tribute to Dustin Diamond? (POLL)

[Warning: The below contains MAJOR spoilers for Saved by the Bell, Season 2, Episode 1.]. Saved by the Bell is back and paying tribute to one of its vets as the original stars honor former colleague Dustin Diamond, who famously portrayed Screech. The actor, who was born in 1977, died earlier this year at the age of 44 due to a battle with Stage 4 lung cancer.
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