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8 reasons why A.C Slater was way cooler than Zach Morris

Living in the side-kick shadows aint fun.

MARIO LOPEZ AKA Slater from Saved By the Bell turns 40 today. 40! The big four-oh.

Wow, you’re really old, aren’t you?

Here’s a few reasons why A.C. (Albert Clifford) Slater was cooler than Zach, and definitely the 90s boy of our dreams.

1. He was by far the strongest of the gang

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2. He was really athletic

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3. He could move like no other

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4. AND looked well in a leotard…

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5. He passed drivers ed like it aint nothin’

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6. Em, he can do the splits?

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7. He was SO above Zach’s childish pranks

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8. And was well able to take him in a fight

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Yep, we’re definitely Team Slater.

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