Saved by the Bell

Season 4 Episode 20

Screech's Birthday

Aired Saturday 11:00 AM Nov 14, 1992 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • This episode was filmed during 1989 and was held over until NBC's airdate, but it was among the syndicated reruns with the first season episodes.

  • Allusions

    • In Belding's office, A. C. tells Zack to stop whining. Zack says, "It's my party and I'll whine if I want to." This is an allusion to the song, It's My Party and I'll Cry If I Want To. The song was popularized by singer Lesley Gore in 1963.

    • Kelly's character for the drama club try-out is Eliza Doolittle. This is a character from the Broadway musical and subsequent movie, My Fair Lady. The show opened on Broadway in 1956 and was released as a movie in 1965. Dame Julie Andrews performed in the stage show and Audrey Hepburn performed in the movie.

    • Mr. Dewey says that his hero was Dirty Harry. Dirty Harry was a 1971 movie that starred Clint Eastwood. A famous quote from the movie is, "Make my day."

    • The 'robo-Screech' in Screech's daydream in an obvious allusion to Robocop.