There was Zack, the "preppie" stud, Screech, the nerd, and Lisa, the aspiring dress designer, as well as their new friends Slater, the handsome jock, Kelly, the boys object of desire, and Jessie, the intelligent girl. And I loved each and every one of them.

If you ever wondered what happened behind the scenes of ‘Saved by the Bell,’ Lifetime has you covered.

On September 1st at 9pm, Lifetime will air ‘The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story ‘ and it promises to tell the scandalous "true story" of the cult 1990s series. The movie is loosely based on Dustin "Screech" Diamond's controversial tell-all book ‘Behind the Bell,’which claimed there were plenty of hook-ups and drug use among the young stars.

The Lifetime movie cast includes Degrassi star Dylan Everett as Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Shameless's Sam Kindseth as Dustin Diamond, Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones actor Julian Works as Mario Lopez, Alyssa Lynch as Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, Supernatural's Tiera Skovbye as Elizabeth Berkley, and Blink's Taylor Russell McKenzie as Lark Voorhies.