Drum roll (by Slater, drummer of Zack Attack) please...
It's Johnny Dakota!
Seriously, he is in my top three FAVORITE random characters on SBTB for many, many reasons:
- Cool hair
- Cool jacket
- Johnny sweat (you remember the sunglasses Lisa bought "complete with Johnny sweat")
- When putting together the blocking for the commercial he points to the stick figure that is supposed to be Kelly and he smoothly says "But you have more curves."
- How he calls Zack "friend" when he is mad and Zack is like "you are NOT my friend, drugface"
- He has a sexy manager who follows him everywhere.
|I tried really hard to find the CT picture, but I cannot Google that so this is what you get.|
|I don't know if they are trying to be funny, but it is. Sweet bomber.|
Okay, internets, do your worst:
Johnny Dakota was an actor who chose Bayside as the site for filming his anti-drug commercial in a 1991 episode. He was played by Eddie Garcia, who was one of the stars of another NBC comedy series called Guys Next Door and was dating Tiffani-Amber Thiessen at the time (Interestingly, he fell for her character Kelly in the episode). Zack thinks this is a great idea. He sees this as a chance for stylish parties and to get close to Hollywood babes. However the gang soon found that Johnny himself was a pot user. After being shunned by the gang as a result of his dirty habit, Johnny left Bayside without filming his commercial. The gang then filmed an anti-drug PSA with the help of Brandon Tartikoff.
Note: I definitely remember the theme song to The Guys Next Door. It went "We're the guys! We're the guys next door, we're the guys next door, whoa-oh!" You're welcome. But wait, where is this Eddie Garcia now???
Um, he is a dancer. It is weird. He was also on The Tony Danza show in 1997. Did you know there was a Tony Danza Show, ever? Oh, and he was in Lambada. The Forbidden Dance!!!
OMG and Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo! He should have retired from the business then and there!!