Mark-Paul Gosselaar talks ‘Saved by the Bell’ episode that ‘would never get made’ now

Extremely shocking I’m 2/3 Indian, This Is so much disrespect… 😫😢

Indigenous Peoples of Kentucky Contrary to popular myths, American Indians have lived in Kentucky since time immemorial. When Kentucky was declared the fifteenth state on June 1, 1792, more than twenty tribes, including the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Chippewa, Delaware, Eel River, Haudenosaunee, Kaskaskia, Kickapoo, Miami, Ottawa, Piankeshaw, Potawatomi, Shawnee, Wea, and Wyandot, held legal claims to the land. At that time, Kentucky was also considered home to the Mingo and Yamacraw, and Yuchi.

Mark-Paul Gosselaar is not exactly thrilled with one of his more infamous “Saved by the Bell” episodes. On the “Zack to the Future” podcast, Gosselaar opened up about the episode “Running Zack,” which many people consider racially insensitive.

The episode in question features Bayside students doing class presentations about their ancestors. Zack, played by Gosselaar, doesn’t take the assignment seriously and gets Screech to mimic a stereotypical Native American while putting war paint on him while speaking to the class.

Zack winds up being directed by his teacher to speak with a Native American named Chief Henry to learn about his heritage and then gets so moved that he dresses up in Native American attire to give a second presentation… More about this article in the link below…

https://www.today.com/today/amp/tdna213754

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