Mario Lopez Talks Saved by the Bell Reunion, “I’ll Always Commit 100 Percent” For Slater

Mario in his unitard during the Saved by The Bell reunion
Mario in his unitard during the Saved by The Bell reunion Douglas Gorenstein/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank

Looks like the stars enjoyed it as much as we did!

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Mario Lopez was still buzzing late Thursday, Feb. 5, as Us Weekly caught up with the current Extra host to talk about his epic Saved by the Bell reunion skit that aired on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, Feb. 4.

In the sketch, Fallon played himself as he stepped back into the '90s to join Lopez along with Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Zack), Tiffani Thiessen (Kelly), Elizabeth Berkley (Jessie), and even Dennis Haskins (Mr. Belding) in an amazing reunion moment, as the students of Bayside High were preparing for a Valentine's dance.

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"I loved our reunion!" Lopez told Us exclusively. "We've wanted to do one for years and this was the perfect way to do it," he continued.

Talking about the amazing moment that Lopez's character Slater ripped off all his clothes to reveal a tight, black, all-in-one dance outfit he added, "I'll always commit 100 percent to AC Slater — unitard and all!"

Earlier in the day, the tables were turned slightly when Fallon (in L.A. for the week) joined Lopez in his Extra studios, to reminisce about the fun reunion sketch.

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“You killed it, you were amazing,” Fallon told Lopez. “When you came out as Slater, I don’t know if you guys saw it [he said to the crowd], you came down as Slater and the audience wouldn’t stop clapping, you had to like speak to say your lines so we could move the sketch along, it was such a big applause.”

Here's hoping Lopez doesn't put that unitard away for too long!

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