"Saved By the Bell": A Reproductive Timelinejack
Avid tweeter Mario Lopez is expecting his first child with girlfriend Courtney Mazza. And former schoolmate Tiffani “Minus the Amber” Theissen just welcomed her first baby, a daughter with husband Brady Smith, with a spread in People magazine.
So how about the other Bayside High kids are they moms and dads as well?
Here’s a look at significant parenting moments for the “Bell” kids over the past 21 years.
1989 “Saved By the Bell” premieres
1993 Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Zack) meets his future wife, Lisa Ann Russell, on the set of “Saved By the Bell: The College Years,” the only good thing to come of that awful spinoff
1995 Elizabeth Berkley (Jessie) stars in “Showgirls,” ensuring some awkward conversations between her and cast members’ children at future reunion shows
1996 — Lark Voorhies (Lisa), who dated Gosselaar during the show, marries Miguel Coleman; they divorce eight years later without any children
2003 Berkley marries painter Greg Lauren (no children yet)
2001 Tiffani Theissen (Kelly) gets engaged to actor Richard Ruccolo; breaks it off two years later
2004 — Gosselaar and Russell have their first child; Jennifer Misner, girlfriend of Dustin Diamond (Screech), suffers a miscarriage due to an ectopic pregnancy; Mario Lopez (Slater) is briefly married to Ali Landry but she annuls their nuptials amid rumors of his infidelity
2005 Theissen weds actor Brady Smith
2006 Gosselaar and Russell have their second child; Berkley starts a web site for young girls and women to help them deal with their problems (go girl!)
2007 — Voorhies marries Andy Prince; they later have a child
2009 Theissen announces she’s pregnant
2010 Lopez and girlfriend Courtney Mazza announce their baby is on the way