Dustin Diamond passed away from cancer today at the age of 44.
While he had a tumultuous personal life and career, Diamond is still best remembered as Samuel "Screech" Powers from almost every episode of the original Saved By the Bell, even back when it was called Good Morning, Miss Bliss. Screech was known for being a bit of a weirdo and being obsessed with Lisa Turtle (Lark Voorhies), but he actually did have a reasonably healthy relationship with fellow nerd Violet Anne Bickerstaff (Tori Spelling). Here is a montage of some of their genuinely sweet scenes together.
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