But try as he might, Gosselaar can’t escape his most famous role: teen Zack Morris on the cheesetastic early-‘90s relic “Saved by the Bell.” And to this day, Gosselaar can’t figure out why people are still so obsessed with the Bayside gang. In fact, he doesn’t think all that much of his TV launching pad: “It’s not a great show,” he admits.
Compared to what? The West Wing? Sure. But as a show aimed at 10-16 year olds it was money. I lived and died with this show when I was a kid. And sure, it’s horrible now in retrospect, but it doesn’t take away from my enjoyment as a kid.
(via HuffPost TV)