The Saved by the Bell reboot is on its way, but it’ll be missing one of its most famous characters: Screech, played by Dustin Diamond – at least for now. Showrunner Tracey Wigfield recently revealed during an episode of TV’s Top 5 that there’s still a possibility for a future Screech appearance. “We talk about Screech’s character and there are little Easter eggs throughout the show of what he’s doing now, and you can find some if you look for them,” Wigfield said on the podcast. “And this season, he wasn’t tied to any of the new characters or anything. But that’s not to say it’s not open for the future, not knowing what stories will be or anything for a cameo maybe.”Back in 2009, he published a contentious tell-all book, Behind the Bell, which painted the series and its cast in a very unflattering light. His book claimed that all sorts of shenanigans, from drug use to hookups and more, were going on behind the scenes of the original show. It was then adapted into a 2014 Lifetime movie, which brought the scandals back into the spotlight. Most of his former castmates strongly denied the stories in the book.
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