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Monday, December 3, 2007

“I’m So Excited!…I’m So Scared!

posted by on December 3 at 13:01 PM


Thank you to the handful of Slog tippers who wrote over the weekend to make sure that I heard about thisóBravo’s forthcoming dance-competition reality show, hosted by the one and only Elizabeth Berkley.

The subject line expresses my feelings perfectly, and was inspired, of course, by this classic Berkley moment.

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Wow, she looks good without the poodledog do from Showgirls. Miss the pout, though.

Posted by Fnarf | December 3, 2007 1:18 PM

The emotions and quality of acting in that scene are only out done by the Zack and Kelly breakup.

I also like that Jessi brings up her "caffeine pill addiction" when the gang makes an anti-drug commercial.

Does it show that I grew up in the suburbs with very few friends?

Posted by Ryan Red | December 3, 2007 1:29 PM

This has to be one of the greatest moments in the history of television.

Posted by blaire | December 3, 2007 1:36 PM

'saved by the bell' was way ahead of it's time, demonstrating the dangers of the gateway drug, caffeine. no one before or since has touched the subject. reason #4,593 why it's the best show on television starring elizabeth berkley.

Posted by brandon | December 3, 2007 1:45 PM

That's my most memorable Saved By the Bell moment.

Posted by Carollani | December 3, 2007 1:46 PM

She dresses like a whore.

Posted by Greg | December 3, 2007 1:54 PM

Hot Sundae used to be great, really about the music. Then they sold out.

Posted by frantic | December 3, 2007 1:54 PM

i remember seeing that episode, then, a friend of mine was talking about using nodoze to stay awake in class the same week...

Posted by infrequent | December 3, 2007 1:56 PM

I can't believe how many of you actually watched that show.

Posted by BD | December 3, 2007 2:00 PM



Posted by Ryan Red | December 3, 2007 2:01 PM

i would so hit that, in the 80's, 90's, or 00's.

Posted by max solomon | December 3, 2007 2:26 PM

We AAAAALL watched that show.

and nobody should be ashamed of it

Posted by Holmes | December 3, 2007 2:36 PM


No, but TV executives should be ashamed they put it on the air.

Posted by yucca flower | December 3, 2007 3:16 PM

I knew the reference point of that line before I even glanced at what the post was about. I think that episode was some kind of touchstone for my generation - a vast majority of my friends can quote that scene nearly word-for-word. Definitely falls into the "so bad it's GREAT" category.

Posted by Kelly Rose | December 3, 2007 3:21 PM

@10, 12, 14: i didn't watch that show - at 44, i am NOT in your generation.

i pray you are under 30.

Posted by max solomon | December 3, 2007 4:30 PM


Obviously I wasn't fucking talking about you.

By "we" I meant people my age (e.g. mid twenties)

Posted by Holmes | December 3, 2007 5:00 PM

I have the saved by the bell board game

Posted by nicole | December 3, 2007 5:17 PM

@2 What about the Saved by the Bell tv movie, where Zack and Kelly get married?

Posted by Jen | December 3, 2007 6:43 PM

HOLY SHIT that should be the show intro EVERY week...

Posted by emmi | December 4, 2007 9:07 AM

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