Mr. Belding: “Screech, you can’t elope.” Screech: “Who are you calling a cantaloupe, you melon head?”
Screech, the oddball of the group, always seemed clueless and silly, even though he was very caring and smart. So when Mr. Belding tells him he can’t elope, Screech mistakenly thinks that the principal is calling him the name of the similarly-sounding fruit and snaps back.
It was a line that was good for the laugh track, and typical of the types of silly things Screech would say all the time.
Dustin Diamond, Screech from ‘Saved by the Bell,’ dead at 44
Dustin Diamond, the actor who played the fun-loving, dippy Screech on ‘90s teen sitcom “Saved by the Bell,” has died. He was 44.
TMZ, which first reported Diamond’s death, said the actor died Monday morning of stage 4 lung cancer — small cell carcinoma that started elsewhere in his body…
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