Recaps4x11: Renaissance Faire recap
: Mr. Belding and Screech, dressed as a king and his joker, announce that Bayside will hold a Renaissance Faire as a fundraiser. But Ryan gets jealous as Rachel prepares for the Faire by rehearsing with a guy named Tim, who will play Romeo to her Juliet. Before the play can be presented, Ryan locks Tim in a janitor's closet and dresses as Romeo himself. Maria and Katie are running a Punch and Judy puppet show, but end up fighting among themselves. Nicky and Eric dress in period costumes and present themselves as the Men Who Sing Dreadful. Mr. Belding tries on a suit of armor in his office, then can't get it off. The play is scheduled to begin, and Rachel waits for Tim, her Romeo. Ryan shows up instead. There's no time to lose, so Ryan and Rachel play the scene themselves. But just when things seem to be going right, the singing duo of Nicky and Eric arrive onstage to announce Tim has been freed from the closet! Rachel is disgusted with Ryan and stalks off. Elsewhere nothing else is going right, either. Rather than the puppets, Katie and Maria do all the fighting themselves, ruining their show. The Faire's sponsors are not to happy about all the goings-on. Screech introduces Mr. Belding still stuck in his armor. The sponsors walk out also. To try and make things right again, Ryan convinces the sponsors to come back and give the Faire another chance. He apologizes to Rachel, saying he was just jealous of Tim spending time with her, and she accepts. Katie and Maria realize their foolishness also and do the Punch and Judy show over again, this time the right way. And Belding and Screech have a medieval jousting match to wrap up a successful Renaissance Faire... read more.4x2: Unequal Opportunity recap
: Nicky applies for a job as usher at the cineplex that Rachel works at. The boss, Mr. Dimmick likes him and hires him. It's obvious, though, that Dimmick prefers guys who can talk sports with him and he thinks that female employees are second-rate. Nicky is soon made assistant manager even though Rachel is a super employee who has worked hard all summer. Ryan agrees with Rachel that Dimmick is unfair, but when he talks to Nicky about it, Nicky doesn't seem to care. While Nicky is in charge the projector breaks and he has a theatre full of unhappy customers on his hands. Rachel saves the day, though, by smoothly handling the situation. When Mr. Dimmick gives Nicky all the credit, he agrees that Dimmick discriminates against females. With the aid of Katie, Ryan and Nicky find a way to prove to the visiting vice-president of the theatre chain that Dimmick has been unfair to Rachel. Dimmick is suspended and Rachel is rehired on the spot. Elsewhere in the mall, Mr. Belding and Screech are running Yukon Yogurt, but their product isn't very good. Screech and new employee Eric doctor up the taste of the low-fat yogurt with some high-fat hot fudge. The yogurt becomes a best-seller, but Belding doesn't know the secret. Also, Katie is an apprentice for well-known hairdresser Jean-Paul. Maria begs her friend to get her an appointment with him. Katie does, but Maria's new hairdo is a big disappointment. Maria wants to complain but Katie is afraid she'll lose her job if she does... read more.3x12: Prom Dates recap
: The Prom is coming up and the scramble is on for dates. Lindsay is asked to go by both Tommy and Ryan. Maria is turning down dates, hoping to be asked out by the perfect guy. Rachel hasn't been asked out yet; all the guys think she's unapproachable. R.J. asks pretty and popular Valerie Butler to go, and she surprises him by saying yes. But Carl, Valerie's older (and bigger!) brother, threatens to pound R.J. if he gets out of line with his sister. Lindsay decides to go to the Prom with Tommy and breaks the news to Ryan. But later on a date, it seems to Tommy that all Lindsay wants to talk about is Ryan. Later Tommy overhears Lindsay talking about going to the Prom with Ryan instead. Meanwhile, Screech tries to get someone to ask out Rachel--geeky Fuzzy Hammersley, who faints when he tries to do it. Maria is now desperate for a date; she may have waited too long. When Ryan hears Maria is dateless, he asks her out. Rachel is at home on Prom Night, but Screech arrives in a tux and takes her to the dance. R.J. goes with Valerie and stands up to Carl, who is working at the dance. Carl respects him for it and leaves him alone. Tommy is moody and upset. He tells Lindsay that maybe they should part as a couple but remain friends. Tommy and Maria give Lindsay and Ryan the OK to dance together. Tommy and Maria also dance together... read more.3x10: Hollywood, Here He Is recap
: Bayside joins the High School Television Network and the gang produces a show with Screech as faculty advisor and director. Unfortunately, the first edition of "Bayside Live" is a disaster. Mr. B. gives the group one more chance and they come up with a concept based on the show "Tough Copy," which Mr. Belding likes. R.J. catches the eye of a talent agent, Gavin Malone, who promises to make him a big star. But R.J. is the one forking out the money, giving the agent hundreds of dollars for photos and "expenses." Maria is suspicious of the agent and goes snooping in his office, where she finds that Malone is bilking other clients, too. Meanwhile Mr. B. and Screech find out the TV show is planning to fake an earthquake on the air and they pull the plug. Ryan plans to expose the agent. He has R.J. tells Malone that he's dumping him for a new agent, "Hal E. Wood," who is in reality Screech. Malone tells "Wood" that the two should combine their talents to exploit more young clients, thereby revealing himself as a fraud... read more.3x8: Acting Jealous recap
: Lindsay and Ryan are celebrating one month together and they can't keep apart. But a problem arises when they audition for Screech's production of the play "Cinderella." Ryan gets the part of the prince, but it's Rachel rather than Lindsay who lands the role of Cinderella. Rachel and Ryan have to take extra rehearsals and Lindsay can't help but be troubled. She suspects a romance is going on behind her back even though Maria tries to set her straight. But later Maria sees Ryan give Rachel a necklace and she reports this back to Lindsay. What the girls don't know is that the necklace is really for Lindsay, not Rachel. Ryan and Rachel have to work on the kissing scene due to their height difference. When Lindsay and Maria see them, they think the worst. Meanwhile the play is having troubles. R.J. is hamming it up in his bit parts, trying to turn the play into a musical. Mr. Belding, the director, doesn't like that but Screech does, so Mr. B. quits the play. All the cast members are getting mad at each other and are on the verge of quitting, too, but Mr. B. gives a "show must go on" speech and everyone reluctantly continues. Rachel tells Lindsay the truth about what really has happened and reworks the play so that Ryan puts the slipper on Lindsay's foot instead... read more.