Smart, strong-willed Jessie Spano (Elizabeth Berkley) keeps her wonderfully wild curls together with a giant headband bow.
Tiffani Thiessen as Kelly Kapowski is practically the Platonic ideal of the '90s girl next door.
With a flip of his blonde locks and a smile, Zack Morris (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) has all the girls of Bayside High (except sometimes Kelly) swooning.
The celebrity Zack Morris of the possible "future" looks (and acts) eerily similar to modern day tabloid fodder. Looking at you, Justin Bieber.
The sporty hunk of the group, A.C. Slater (Mario Lopez) wouldn't be the same without his signature short, curly mullet. Years later, Lopez revealed the curls came from a perm!
Bayside High's resident nerd, played by Dustin Diamond, sports a curly, untamed 'fro throughout the run of the show, and as such, it became the quintessential '90s geek look.
The always stylish Lisa Turtle (Lark Voorhies) builds her ultra-teased, curly ponytail in a cloud of hairspray, topping it off with a giant, obnoxious scrunchie
The farther back his hairline recedes, the fuller Mr. Belding (Dennis Haskins) grows out his hair everywhere else.
No one dons a trendy hat to go with her designer suit to high school like Lisa. She goes on to attend FIT (the Fashion Institute of Technology), after all.
Screech's sometime girlfriend Violet (played by then unknown Tori Spelling) straddles the line between geek chic and plain old geeky with her high, braided pigtails.
"Don't get me started" on how imperative it was to own and wear a thick, hairline-consuming headband in the '90s.
Max (Ed Alonzo), the owner of the ultimate after school hangout, The Max Cafe, sports the actor/magician's signature hairdo, which can only be described as a curly take on the hi-top fade.
As the captain of the cheerleading team, not to mention the volleyball, softball and swim teams, Kelly knows the importance of keeping her hair out of her face. Pinning some of her hair back, she shows off her rad bangs even more.
While practically every female character on Saved By the Bell has worn a half-up, half-down look, the fashionista Lisa has made it famous.
New girl and biker chick Tori (Leanna Creel) mashes up Kelly's mall bangs and Jessie's curls into one tough look.