The Prom'
Season 2, Episode 1
S2 E1 - The Prom -48 zack kelly
Air date September 8, 1990
Written by Peter Engel,
Tom Tenowich
Directed by Don Barnhart
Episode Guide
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Zack's War

The Prom is the first episode of season two of Saved by the Bell.


With the prom coming up, everyone needs to pick a partner, and when Zack gets to go with Kelly his dream seems to be fulfilled. However, earlier Kelly finds out that her father has lost his job.  Zack makes it up to her in the end. Jessie and Slater end up going to prom together, while Screech finally manages to get Lisa to go on a date to the movies. Lisa's big mouth is a turn-off, however, and Screech declines to be her prom date

Main Cast

Guest Cast


Frank Kapowski: Are you sure about this?
Kelly: Positive daddy. Have I ever lied to you?
Frank Kapowski: Never (kisses her forehead)
Kelly:(cries) That's the first time I ever lied to my father.

Alan Fairbanks: (to Zack) Stop with the fat jokes or I'll sit on ya!

Jessie: Did you know wh haven't fought for 15 seconds?
Slater it was 20, shut up!


  • This is the first time we see Kelly's father on the show. He comes back years later in Saved by the Bell: The College Years when Zack and Kelly get married.


  • In this episode, Kelly says to her father that there are 7 other people living in her house, besides her. Meaning 5 brothers and sisters, and her mother and father. But in "Cream for a Day" she stated she is one of seven children in the Kapowski family.