Tiffani Thiessen Reunited With Mr. Belding & Wow, Is It AWKWARD (VIDEO)

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"When I wake up in the morning and the alarm gives out a warning ... " Not trying to brag here, but I could recite the entire Saved by the Bell theme song from memory. Just sayin'. (Same goes for California Dreams -- "Surf dudes with attitudes ...") Anyway, in what could have been the single most depressing moment in television history today, Tiffani Thiessen (she's dropped the "Amber," thank you), aka Kelly Kapowski, got a surprise visit on the Today show from Dennis Haskins, aka Mr. Belding, and wow was she not amused. In fact, looks like somebody's still in high school.

In the clip, Haskins walks out onto the segment Tiffani's taping, saying his Belding catchphrase, "Hey, hey, hey!" like he's scolding the students of Bayside High, and Tiffani just stands there with an annoyed, fake smile plastered across her face. It's clear she'd rather be locked in a crawl space with Dustin Diamond. The whole thing is just a hot mess. Check it out:

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Awkward as hell, right? Ugh, and then when Belding drops something -- this whole thing is just awful. I was never a fan of Haskins' work, as I found it to be a bit over-the-top, but I couldn't help but cringe for the dude when I saw this. There Kelly is, pretty and skinny and currently working, and she barely gives Belding, who looks like he's has better times, the time of day. Oof. Awks.

Anyway, in the spirit of allowing Dennis Haskins to relive the glory days, here's a compilation of his best "Hey, hey, hey" moments. Keep on keepin' on, my man. Keep on keepin' on.

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LostS... LostSoul88

I miss shows like these! 

nonmember avatar Amy

I'm guessing you don't know this but there have been rumors for years that he is a total perv. Just Google some recent pictures of him posing with half baked young women. I would not be surprised if he didn't make her really uncomfortable at some point and that is why she reacted that way. Maybe you shouldn't judge her when you don't know why she may have acted that way.

lovem... lovemyson1224

I noticed that as I was watching.

CAP1015 CAP1015

I don't know about the perv details or if they are accurate, but Haskins was very vocal about reunion shows where he had been omitted and made other remarks that was contrary to many of the more popular actors.   Plus they used to work together, they aren't family, it would be like some person showing up at your office that you worked with almost 20 years ago, but had nothing in common and hadn't kept in touch, it would like "hey, see ya, now GTFO"

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