The 1990s marked a major change in television, with the emergence of several new networks and the steady expansion of cable and satellite television, offering more channels and a wider variety of programming.
And Mario Lopez represented his ’90s Saved By The Bell series, while The Wonder Years star Danice McKellar reprized her classic set at the nostalgia-filled ’90s Con in Hartford, Connecticut on Saturday.
The event included a meeting held over three days at the Connecticut Convention Center.
Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Elizabeth Berkley also starred in Saved By The Bell, which ran for four seasons on NBC until 1993.
Ball Saved by the clocksome other memorable shows from the 1990s recognized at the convention include Beverly Hills, 90210, Charmed, Full House, Clueless, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, All That, The Wonder Years, Hocus Pocus, and Buffy The Vampire Slayer.
Celebrating the best of 1990s entertainment on the big and small screens, 90s CON brought fans face-to-face with many of their favorite stars of the decade.
Celebrity guests were there to sign autographs and take photos, and some of them also participated in panels and contests.
From Friday to Sunday 17.-19. of course, there were also plenty of vendors and entertainers for the fans who attended the three-day event in March.
Lopez, who played AC Slater in Saved By The Bell, was a fan favorite alongside former co-stars Gosselaar and Berkley.
Still looking youthful at 49, the actor kept it casual and comfortable in the fashion department wearing the bluest blue jeans, a white long-sleeved blouse and matching white sneakers.
Since the show went off the air in May 1993, Lopez’s star has continued to rise, appearing in two Saved By The Bell spinoffs and several reality shows such as Dancing With The Stars and then moves on to act as the host of the entertainment programs Extra and Access Hollywood, as well as America’s Best Dance Crew, X Factor and Masters Of The Maze, among others.
Mario was joined on the red carpet by his Saved By The Bell costar Mark-Paul Gosselaar, who opted for a casual ensemble.
Mark-Paul looked casual in a beige shirt with rolled up sleeves and black trousers with brown leather boots
The Wonder Years was another show that broke out as a bona fide hit during its six-season run from 1988 to 1993 on ABC.
Danica McKellar, who plays the neighbor and main love interest of lead Kevin Arnold played by Fred Savage, was a brilliant star as Gwendolyn “Winnie” Cooper.
McKellar, 48, who is scheduled to attend all three days of ’90s CON, showed off her fashion sense in a green, three-tiered dress that hugged her upper body and fell slightly off her slim figure at the waist of her design. down.
She matched the one-shoulder number with a pair of brown leather heels, her dark locks cascading down one side of her back and across her chest on the other.
McKellar’s The Wonder Years co-star Olivia d’Abo was also set to represent the coming-of-age comedy-drama at the event over the weekend.
The actress, 54, played Kevin’s older and much more mature sister, Karen Arnold, who fell for the hippies born out of the anti-war movement of the late 1960s and early 70s.
Sabrina The Teenage Witch star Melissa Joan Hart, 46, signed up for the ’90s CON on Saturday and Sunday.
The actress, who played Sabrina Spellman, a teenager who discovers on her sixteenth birthday that she is a witch and comes from a long line of witches, opted for a casual yet stylish look.
Pairing brown pants with a brown leather jacket over a green and white patterned sweater, Hart starred in the show’s seven seasons, which ran from 1996 to 2003.
She completed her look for the weekend by wearing her pale pants styled long and flowing past her shoulders with plenty of natural waves and a center part.
Other Sabrina The Teenage Witch cast members attending the event included Caroline Rhea, Beth Broderick, Nate Richert and Jenna Leigh Green.
One of the films that influenced young fans in the 90s was Hocus Pocus (1993), which follows a wickedly comedic trio of witches, played by Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy, who are accidentally brought back to life by a teenage boy. .
Vinessa Shaw, who played Allison Watts, Max’s love interest and classmate, joined co-stars Thora Birch, Omri Katz and Jason Marsden to meet fans on both Saturday and Sunday.
Hitting the red carpet, the actress was casual-cool in blue jeans with a yellow button-down blouse and animal print slip-on shoes, with her light brown locks styled straight and long on the right part.
There were plenty of other celebrity guests including former Beverly Hills, 90210 stars Tori Spelling, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering, Jason Priestley and Shannon Doherty.
Doherty’s Charmed co-star Holly Marie Combs will also be attending the ’90s Con along with her co-stars Rose McGowan, Brian Krause, Dorian Gregory and Drew Fuller.
Another popular show, Full House, was represented by Candance Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Dave Coulier and Andrea Barber.
All That star Lori Beth Denberg was also on hand to greet fans with her former castmates Kel Mitchell and Danny Tamberelli.
She wore a peach top with gray shorts and sandals, while Danny was all black.
Kel looked too cool for school in a black graphic T-shirt with olive and white striped pants and white trainers.