Watch out The Office and Scrubs, there’s a new show with a retrospective podcast on the way. Saved by the Bell is going to get the episodic breakdown in a new podcast called Zack to the Future and it’ll be hosted by none other than Zack Morris himself, Mark-Paul Gosselaar.
The news comes from Variety, which reveals Gosselaar hasn’t actually seen the show since he finished filming it over 20 years ago. Now, he’ll be rewatching the first season to break it all down. He’ll be teaming with co-host Dashiell Driscoll, creator of the web series Zack Morris is Trash.
In a statement, Gosselaar said, “For years I have been asked by the dedicated fans of Saved by the Bell to revisit the show. I couldn’t wrap my head around an idea that would keep the audience entertained and celebrate the beloved series we created over 30 years ago, mostly because I can’t remember a thing about making it, and I am thrilled to say I have found the answer.”
As for Driscoll, he seemingly could be more thrilled to make a podcast about Zack Morris with Zack Morris. “I’ve been told there are other TV shows besides Saved by the Bell, and someday I hope to watch one of them–they sound fantastic,” he said. “But until then, I’m so excited to return to Bayside and introduce Mark-Paul Gosselaar to Zack Morris, and to do so with [producer] Cadence13.”
The news of this podcast comes as Gosselaar is preparing to return to his Saved by the Bell roots. He’s been confirmed to be appearing on the upcoming reboot for NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service, in which viewers will learn Zack has become governor of California.
The first episode of Zack to the Future will debut July 29 on all podcast platforms.
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