2x13 Running Zack
First Aired: Nov. 24, 1990 on NBC
Summary: When Zack fails a History assignment; he risks missing a big track meet against a rival high school as a result. Upon Miss Wentworth arranges for him to meet up with a tutor to help him learn more about Native American heritage. It is with the help of Chief Henry that Zack is able to ace…
Zack: My ancestors? Adam and Eve.
Screech: I didn't know Adam and Eve's last name was Morris.
Zack: That's cool.
Jessie: Nah, bullfighting is barbaric.
Slater: No it isn't, bullfighting's a sport.
Jessie: It would only be a sport if the bull has a sword, too.
Zack: That's a good start!
- Goof (plot holes): Zack Morris supposedly discovers he is of Native American ancestry, but given his genetics and race that is highly unlikely if not impossible.
- This is 'Mark-Paul Gosselaar' qv's favorite episode.
- In November of 2016, Mark-Paul Gosselaar changed his opinion of this episode. Originally his favorite of the series, he later called it insensitive to Native Americans and apologized for it.