Maisie Williams reacts to Saved By The Bell

Last updated 16:49 11/08/2014
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LOOK AT THAT PERM: Game of Thrones Maisie Williams reacts to Saved By The Bell.

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One of the most alarming facts a person can wake up to is that the 90s show you used to watch religiously is now 25 years old. Which is to say, the 90s happened a full two decades ago.

We're talking about Saved by the Bell, of course. And to mark its 25th anniversary this month, the guys at The Fine Bros (of Youtube series 'Teens React' fame) have invited a bunch of teenagers (and Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams) to comment on what they thought of the show, including the campy intro, everyone's perm, and what they thought of the show's most popular characters.

Maisie Willams made an amusing observation straight off the bat: "Why don't we have those intros anymore?" You know, the kind of intros where they start with a show's name and ends with a show's name to remind you what the hell you are actually watching?

Most teens were shocked by the frequency and the type of perm-age that permeated the 90s. And the unanimous reaction to the more 'dramatic' storylines is that they were unintentionally hilarious (remember the time when one of the girls abused 'caffeine pills'?).  

But one of the best Maisie Williams reactions actually comes towards the end of the clip:

Interviewer: "Do you think the show would be popular today if it stayed exactly like this?"

Williams: "No. I don't think so. I mean [maybe just]... the colour scheme?"

Bottom line? TV taste changes. But the embarrassment from perms and weird fashion items is eternal:

As one teen puts it:

"Look at this. I have peacock sleeves. And in 10 years time people are gonna be like, that boy looks like an idiot."

Well said, young man.

Watch: Teens React to Saved by the Bell

-Daily Life

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