21. Jessie’s notorious caffeine tablet habit? Yeah, it was a bit over-the-top, and that is as a result of she was initially supposed to turn into addicted to velocity.
“What fans don’t know is that, when I originally wrote the episode with Tom Tenowich, Jessie was hooked on speed, not caffeine pills,” Engel wrote in his memoir. “But Standards and Practices, the censorial department of NBC, vetoed it, saying speed was too serious for Saturday mornings.”
Still wanting to discover the critical subject of habit, in addition to the stress children can placed on themselves, Engel and Standards and Practices ultimately compromised on caffeine capsules.
22. In 2009, Diamond made headlines when he printed a tell-all e-book about the present and his former co-stars referred to as Behind the Bell (which might turn into the supply materials for Lifetime’s The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story in 2014). In the memoir, he made allegations of steroid use, hook-ups and different off-camera antics, most of which have been debunked by the forged. “Everything that I’ve heard about his book is negative and I don’t remember those things,” Gosselaar instructed E! News at the time.
While the relaxation of the forged had remained shut over the years, Diamond misplaced contact and his tell-all was the ultimate straw, with the actor being neglected of their reunion for the twentieth anniversary arrange by People journal in 2009.