- "Relax? I'm your mother. I know you too well to relax."
- —Melanie to Zack
Melanie was a great mother and reasonable authority figure such as letting him talk to a girl he liked even though he was grounded. She also welcomed an less fortunate family into her home for the holidays after Zach befriended their daughter proving she has a kind heart.
Born out of wedlock.
She appears in a couple of episodes.
- In Good Morning, Miss Bliss, Zach parents are divorced however this background was completely changed when the show was reworked into Saved by the Bell.