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Dennis Haskins Saved by the Bell television scripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-135

Scope and Contents

This collection contains television scripts from Good Morning, Miss Bliss and Saved by the Bell dating from 1988 to 1992. The collection documents multiple versions of the scripts, including revisions and final versions. Moreover, the scripts include rehearsal and filming schedules, set locations, and scene-by-scene outlines providing insight into television production. The collection also includes a suit worn by Dennis Haskins in the role of Mr. Belding.


  • Creation: 1988-1992


Language of Materials

This collection contains materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright status of this collection has not been evaluated.

Biographical / Historical

Dennis Haskins, a Chattanooga native and an almnus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, began his role as Mr. Belding with Good Morning, Miss Bliss, which aired on the Disney Channel in 1988. The next year, NBC renamed the show Saved by the Bell. Known for the catchphrase “Hey, hey, hey, what is going on here?”, Haskins continued to play the role of Mr. Belding until 2000 in Saved by the Bell: The New Class, after the original wrapped in 1993.

Peter Engel produced Good Morning, Miss Bliss, Saved by the Bell, and Saved by the Bell: The New Class.


2.94 Linear Feet (7 Boxes)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated by Dennis Haskins to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2015.

Processing Information

The processing of this collection is complete.

  • Title page of the television script entitled "Jessie's Song" dated 1990 July 4. The title page is signed by the cast of Saved by the Bell, including signatures from Lark Voorhies, Dustin Diamond, Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, Mark-Paul Gosselar, Mario Lopez, and Elizabeth Berkley.
Dennis Haskins Saved by the Bell television scripts
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Collection Area Details

Part of the Manuscripts Collection Area

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library
c/o Special Collections
600 Douglas Street
Chattanooga Tennessee 37403 United States