For his run of shows out of Los Angeles, Jimmy Fallon has promised a lot of special treats on “The Tonight Show,” and last night he certainly delivered. Fallon pulled off a near-complete “Saved by the Bell” reunion with a skit chronicling his last day as a student at the fabled ’90s high school before running off to New York to become a comedian. For the bit, Fallon roped in Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Elizabeth Berkley, Mario Lopez, Dennis Haskins (that’s Mr. Belding to you) and — most impressively — Tiffani Thiessen and got them into pretty perfect approximations of their old wardrobes — giant mobile phone and all.
Fallon had tried for several years during his “Late Night” run to get the the various cast members together for a reunion, but Thiessen always proved elusive, even prompting her to make a Funny or Die video explaining why she was too busy. But I guess her schedule freed up. But where were Lark Voohries and recently arrested Dustin Diamond? No one seemed to mention their absence. Funny that.
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