Ashley Peterson
Jul 14 · 2 min read
Saved By The Bell logo
Saved By The Bell logo
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If you are too young or too old to be familiar with Saved By The Bell, I’m sorry your life has been so woefully complete. Here are some value lessons I took away from it.

It’s always time for a mullet

A curly mullet? Even better. Throw in some acid-wash jeans and you’ve really got yourself a party.

A.C Slater and Zack Morris from Saved by the Bell facing off
A.C Slater and Zack Morris from Saved by the Bell facing off
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Nurses are super attractive

Did I mention that I’m a nurse? Um, anyway, moving on…

Zack Morris and school nurse from Saved By The Bell
Zack Morris and school nurse from Saved By The Bell
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Be wary of a salesman with a tricked out briefcase

I don’t know how I could possibly have figured this out otherwise.

Zach Morris and slimy salesman in Saved By The Bell
Zach Morris and slimy salesman in Saved By The Bell
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Leotard leg openings should reach the top of the hipbone

Otherwise, how are you supposed to attract yourself a man? Maybe this is why I’m currently single.

Zack Morris and sexy fitness instructor from Saved By The Bell
Zack Morris and sexy fitness instructor from Saved By The Bell
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Cell phones have come a long way baby

I grew up thinking this brick version was what cell phones would be forever. Imagine the surprise when I got my first cell phone and it was approximately 10% the size of this!

Zack Morris and brick cell phone from Saved by the Bell
Zack Morris and brick cell phone from Saved by the Bell
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Thank you, 80’s, for giving me a childhood that made me the woman I am today!

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Ashley Peterson

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Nurse, mental health blogger, living with depression. Author of two books. Using words to heal and fight stigma. https://mentalhealthathome.org

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Short posts 100–400 words to inspire, uplift, and encourage others. Contribute as much as you like. I aim to publish within 24 hours. Thanks for your interest and welcome on board.

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