08 Jul 1992Description ▼
At 4616 Melrose Place, a garden apartment complex in Los Angeles, a group of eight 20-something people try to get by in life any way they can. Alison Parker looks for a new roommate after her previous one leaves her in the dead of night without money for the rent. Billy Campbell arrives and charms his way into moving in with Alison, even though he gets on her nerves and has no money for the rent. At Alison's job as a receptionist at D&D Advertising, she finds herself receiving unwanted attention from her boss, Hal Barber. Michael Mancini is the building manager and an intern at the local Wilshire Memorial Hospital while his wife, Jane, is a boutique salesclerk who wants to start a family. Matt Fielding is a gay social worker. His best friend, aerobics instructor Rhonda Blair, meets a man in her aerobics class whose interests in her turn out to be anything but romantic. Rhonda's roommate is Sandy Louise Harling, a blond southern belle and struggling actress who moonlights as a waitress at a bar called 'Shooters.' Jake Hansen is an unemployed manual laborer who can't shake off Kelly Taylor, a cute 17-year-old girl from the series "Beverly Hills, 90210." Jake and Kelly decide to go out on a date to Shooters, but they find themselves watched over by Kelly's disapproving friends, David, Donna and Steve. Even after Jake dumps Kelly, she comes back to him.
2Friends & Lovers
15 Jul 1992Description ▼
While moonlighting as a taxi driver, Billy picks up a young dental student, named Marcy, and she practically moves in with him which frightens him and makes Alison jealous. Meanwhile, in a continuing cross-over from "Beverly Hills, 90210", Jake is still being pursued by Kelly who has a crush on him. When Jake gets arrested for getting into a fight at an unemployment office, Kelly bails him out of jail and still goes after him despite learning of his "colorful" police record. Jane experiences a crisis when Michael can't remember when he fell in love with her.
3Lost & Found
22 Jul 1992Description ▼
Jane feels lonely when Michael has no time for her when he comes home late every evening. So, Rhonda takes her out to Shooters where they meet two guys and proceed to go to the limits for a night on the town, until Jane loses her wedding ring. Billy finishes his first script and shows Alison. But she thinks it's awful and doesn't have the nerve to tell him the truth. Meanwhile, Jake finally decides to make a clean break when he invites Kelly over for dinner at his place and sets up a scene with an actress friend of Sandy's which makes him look very ugly to Kelly. Heartbroken, Kelly finally leaves Jake for good.
4For Love of Money
29 Jul 1992Description ▼
Alison starts dating a new co-worker who plans to steal her ideas for a sunscreen campaign that Lucy Cabot, Alison's supervisor and vice president of D&D, is working on. While working at a Cappuccino Shop, Jake meets Perry, a former girlfriend of his who persuades him to make a semi-legal deal with the rock group, "LA-Guns," in selling them a painting, which Jake shall paint. Meanwhile, Rhonda wants to help Matt in cooking a great meal at the homeless shelter where he works. But Rhonda angers him when she cancels her plans at the last minute when she has to teach another aerobics class.
5Leap of Faith
05 Aug 1992Description ▼
Jane discovers that she's pregnant, but she doesn't want to tell Michael since he has previously told her that he doesn't want children so early in their marriage. So, Jane considers getting an abortion. Meanwhile, Billy tries to get a job as a column writer at a newspaper agency and decides to write an article on Bungee Jumping. So, he gets Jake and Matt to go out with him for the experience, but he himself chickens out at the last moment.
12 Aug 1992Description ▼
Rhonda is reunited with her old friend, Theresa, who is now with a traveling dance troupe and who inspires Rhonda to try out for the company again since Rhonda flaked out at a rehearsal years ago. Meanwhile, Jake asks Alison to help him study for his G.E.D. He's embarrassed and asks her to keep it a secret. The next morning, the rest of the tenants see her leaving Jake's apartment and wonder if something romantic happened.
19 Aug 1992Description ▼
Sandy auditions and gets a small movie role in a horror flick. But Rhonda becomes concerned that Sandy may let success go to her head when she annoys Rhonda and everyone else. Meanwhile, Billy tricks Alison into going out with him to visit his parents, where his father puts pressure on Billy to help with the family business of selling furniture at his store.
02 Sep 1992Description ▼
Sandy meets a guy while out shopping and goes on a date with him. After Sandy rejects him, he turns into an obsessed psycho, stalks her and even breaks into her apartment. Jake tries to help by beating the guy up, but Sandy gets angry at Jake's meddling with her life. Meanwhile, Alison wants to buy a new car, but has more problems selling the old one "Betsy," which she is attached to.
09 Sep 1992Description ▼
Alison has some opinions about Billy's relationship with an older woman, who is a stand-up comedy actress, when she asks Billy to babysit for her 8-year-old son. Meanwhile, Jake and Sandy negotiate a date just to demonstrate that sex is not all they think about. When it fails, Jane and Michael play cupid to get them back together.
16 Sep 1992Description ▼
Billy gets robbed by some black hoods while driving his taxi around downtown Los Angeles one night. When the police don't take an interest in his case, he investigates himself to find the muggers, much to the worry of Alison, while racist comments from him make Rhonda angry and she has to teach him some lessons about black people in America. On Jake's birthday, he is visited by his long estranged mother Stella Rivers, who annoys him greatly. Meanwhile, Jane and Michael attend a boring Lamaze class.
11A Promise Broken
30 Sep 1992Description ▼
Jane's baby is checked via ultrasound and it turns out to be stillborn and she has to get an abortion, which is a emotional setback for her and Michael. Sandy tries to cheer up Jane with a little stray dog she found at the beach who runs away, while Michael confides his frustrations with his co-worker, medical intern Kimberly Shaw. Meanwhile, Billy and Alison go head-to-head over the right to privacy in the apartment.
21 Oct 1992Description ▼
Just as Alison's new career at D&D takes off, she meets a marine biologist named Keith Gray, and falls for him immediately. But she is hurt when she discovers that he is married. Meanwhile, Billy has some stress with paying off a $2,000 student loan that he took while at college and blew off, although his college tuition was paid by his parents.
14Drawing the Line
04 Nov 1992Description ▼
Keith's wife shows up and although he keeps reassuring Alison that he will divorce her, Alison decides to break up with him. Meanwhile, Rhonda finds a new roommate, named Carrie, after Sandy moves out. But she is overly hygienic and gets on Rhonda's nerves. Matt wants to hire a lawyer for the lawsuit against his former boss, but he has problems to pay the required advance of $5,000, so he tries borrowing from his parents, then selling his car, and more.
15House of God
11 Nov 1992Description ▼
Jo Reynolds, a mysterious photographer from New York City, arrives and moves into Rhonda's apartment for herself while Rhonda moves to a single apartment. Alison, still recovering from her breakup with Keith, befriends Jo in which the two ladies go out that night to Shooters, and end up scamming two bar creeps at billiards. Jake immediately takes a liking to her. Meanwhile, Michael and Jane become friends with another doctor and his wife, until Jane discovers the wife is being abused.
17Jake vs. Jake
25 Nov 1992Description ▼
Jake gets visited by Colleen, another former girlfriend, who informs him that she has a four-year-old boy that may be from him and wants his permission to get it adopted by her current husband. Meanwhile, Alison falls ill and it turns out to be a benign tumor on her uterus that needs to be removed. But she has no health insurance and not enough money to pay for herself. Jo learns about Alison's health problem and offers her a solution. Also, Rhonda meets a wealthy restaurant owner, named Terrance Haggard, and immediately starts dating him.
18A Melrose Place Christmas
16 Dec 1992Description ▼
Alison gets her operation and she goes home to recover while Billy takes care of her and becomes overprotective. While Jake tries to get intimate with Jo, she says that she needs time to think about it, while he helps her overcome her depressing past against Christmas. Rhonda decides to go on a skiing trip to Aspen with Terrance. Meanwhile, Matt prepares a holiday meal for the tenants, while trying to make up with his estranged father whom has always disapproved of Matt being gay and open about it. While Jane is out of town, Michael is divulged with hospital patients in the ER and invites his co-worker, Kimberly Shaw, over at Melrose for the Christmas party.
19Single White Sister
06 Jan 1993Description ▼
Sydney Andrews, Jane's wild and outgoing younger sister, arrives in town for a surprise visit and immediately gets on her nerves when Sydney (jealous of Jane's successful life) moves into her life and job. Meanwhile, Rhonda and Terrance have an argument about their social differences, but it ends when he proposes marriage to her. Jo and Jake have a crisis because she won't accept his motorcycle as a present, while she becomes nervous when she starts receiving phone calls and letters from her ex-husband who is in town trying to find her. Alison must find a date for an important business party, and ends up going out with one of Billy's friends which makes him jealous.
20Peanut Butter and Jealousy
13 Jan 1993Description ▼
Jo's ex-husband, Charles, arrives and tries to tell her that he has quit drinking, while Jake has problems keeping his distance from Jo while her husband is there. Meanwhile, Jane and Sydney's personal conflict escalates to Sydney almost ruining a surprise birthday party for Jane, causing Jane to ask Sydney to leave. Also, Billy ends up getting dumped after agreeing to escort Alison to an important business party when she leaves with another guy.
27 Jan 1993Description ▼
Alison is promoted from receptionist to junior account executive and is aided by her new colleague Amanda Woodward, D&D's ambitious art director. Alison's first assignment is to find a photographer for an underwear account and hires Jo, who does a very professional job, but she shoots a few daring photos of the model which Alison knows won't please the client. Meanwhile, Michael sets Billy up on a blind date. But she becomes annoying and Billy tries to get rid of her. Terrence presents Rhonda with a house where he thinks they should live in after they are married. Rhonda wonders if she is ready for marriage and family life.
22Three's a Crowd
03 Feb 1993Description ▼
Amanda invites Alison and Billy over at her father's lake house for the weekend where she and Billy are instantly attracted to each other, making Alison worry that Amanda's relationship with him could impair working conditions at D&D. Meanwhile, Rhonda and Terrance reconcile with a little bit of Matt's help. Also, Jo and Jake's relationship finally heats up.
23My New Partner
10 Feb 1993Description ▼
Alison continues to be jealous about Billy seeing Amanda, until her old boyfriend Keith, now divorced, suddenly shows up to ask her to reconcile. Meanwhile, Jake is laid off when the motorcycle repair shop he works in goes out of business. He looks into buying the shop for himself when Jo offers to help him buy the place with her divorce settlement money.
24Bye Bye Billy
17 Feb 1993Description ▼
Alison seeks mental support from Keith after his car is hijacked from her at gunpoint. Amanda introduces Billy to her father Palmer, while Billy grows more distant from Alison and decides to move in with Amanda at her high-rise apartment in Marina Del Ray. Meanwhile, Rhonda becomes concerned after Terrence hires an interior decorator, who happens to be her ex-roommate Carrie, especially when she makes a move on him. Also, Jo shows Alison and Jake her special 9mm handgun she always keeps on her which makes them, especially Jake, uncomfortable.
03 Mar 1993Description ▼
Billy and Amanda's cohabitation is threatened by quarrels over their tastes, where as Billy is practical with their living arrangements, Amanda is possessive and is used to getting things done her way. Meanwhile, Alison decides to leave town and go live with Keith in Seattle after he takes a job there. Sam, an old friend of Michael's, makes a move on Jane, and when Michael accidentally finds out, he coldly blows off both Sam and Jane.
24 Mar 1993Description ▼
After Billy's father suddenly dies from a massive heart attack, his older sister, Celeste, arrives in town and tries to convince him that his father really did love him. Alison arrives from Seattle for the funeral and finds that her home is in Los Angeles. Meanwhile, Rhonda is still steaming with envy when Carrie continues to try to win Terrence's affections. Also, Michael helps Kimberly with her plumbing problem in her apartment and must resist temptation to her.
31 Mar 1993Description ▼
Jake gets visited again by his ex-girlfriend Perry, who tells him that she has AIDS. Jake panics and tells Jo so they can both take an AIDS test to make sure they don't have it. Meanwhile, Billy lies a little on his job resume and gets a job as a column writer at a prestigious magazine called Escapades. Alison asks Lucy and Amanda if she can have her old job back at D&D. A sympathetic Lucy agrees, but Amanda does not approve of Alison's presence because she thinks that Alison has feelings for Billy.
07 Apr 1993Description ▼
Billy is quickly promoted to staff writer at Escapades Magazine and thinks that his boss and supervisor, Nancy Donner, is coming on to him. Amanda (jealous over Alison's blossoming relationship with Billy) starts to make Alison miserable at D&D by constantly putting her down and criticizing her work. Meanwhile, Michael finds himself drawn to Kimberly and considers something more than the friendship they have together.
29Pas de Trois
21 Apr 1993Description ▼
Lucy announces that she is engaged to be married. During Lucy's office engagement party, Alison watches Amanda flirt with Billy and begins questioning her own feelings for him. Meanwhile, Michael and Kimberly continue their torrid affair, but when Alison accidentally finds out, she quarrels with Michael and herself over whether or not to tell Jane. Also, Jake has a problem with paying $8,400 to the IRS for his bike shop, until Jo offers him a less-than-legal shortcut.
28 Apr 1993Description ▼
Alison is invited by Lucy to a business retreat in Palm Springs, where Billy follows her there wanting to end their platonic relationship with a hot night together. But the jealous Amanda learns of their plans and becomes determined to keep them apart... but fails. Meanwhile, Jake is upset when Jo has no time for him when she goes on more photo assignments and at nightclubs after work with a model named Karen and her friends. Also, Jane begins to suspect Michael's infidelity with Kimberly. But despite Jane's stern questioning about Michael if he's having an affair, he calmly denies cheating on her.
31State of Need
12 May 1993Description ▼
Billy learns that Amanda is pregnant with his baby and is torn between his responsibility to her and his feelings for Alison. Meanwhile, Jo and Jake are persuaded by Karen to go out with her for a night on the town, where she gets drunk and makes a pass on both of them. After finding out of his infidelity, Jane throws Michael out of their apartment and forces him to see a marriage counselor with her. But the marriage counseling soon reveals Michael's long-repressed sociopath side when he denies having any problems with his marriage to Jane.
26 May 1993Description ▼
In the two-hour season finale, Amanda's pending promotion to replace Lucy as vice-president of D&D is put in jeopardy because of her pregnancy, until she miscarries. Meanwhile, Alison's old boyfriend, Keith, inconspicuously returns to Los Angeles and when he sees her with Billy, he starts to send her threatening mail and attacks Billy. Alison starts drowning her fears and sorrows with hard liquor. Jo gets arrested for carrying a concealed weapon while she and Jake are trying to decide whether or not to live together after learning of the Melrose complex being put up for sale. After dinner at a Chinese restaurant, Rhonda and Terrence finally make up and they decide to go through with their wedding after all. Michael treats Jane to a romantic dinner and a weekend getaway where he tells her that he wants her forgiveness, but Kimberly makes it clear to Jane that she does not want to let go of Michael.
1Much Ado About Everything
08 Sep 1993Description ▼
Amanda throws a party at Melrose to celebrate her purchase of the building and thus moves into Rhonda's vacant apartment after she leaves. At the same time, Amanda begins to turn her sights on Jake, much to Jo's anger and jealousy. Jane hands Michael divorce papers and at the urging of her friends, she decides to lay her hands on his future earnings, since she supported his college studies, while he shows Kimberly their new beach front house they plan to live in. Meanwhile, Alison receives more harassing phone calls from Keith and still doesn't suspect him, and when she continues to be with Billy, Keith hits himself on the head, claiming that it was the stalker.
2A Long Night's Journey
15 Sep 1993Description ▼
Alison refuses to believe Billy's suspicions that Keith is her stalker, until she finally wises up when she goes to Keith's room to wish him goodbye, he becomes violent with her. Meanwhile, Matt loses his job when the halfway house he works in closes down, so he asks Michael to get him a job at the hospital as a social services person, while Michael decides to conceal his living arrangements with Kimberly. Amanda and Jo watch Jake in a motorcycle race and begin compete with each other for his attentions. Also, Sydney Andrews arrives back in town to help comfort Jane with her divorce.
22 Sep 1993Description ▼
A revenge-seeking Billy tracks Keith to Seattle and warns him to leave Alison alone. After Billy leaves, Keith kills himself while talking on the phone with Alison. While Michael tries to keep his living with Kimberly a secret, Sydney comes onto him and tries to win his affections by doing his laundry. Meanwhile, Amanda wants Jake to model for her and Jo in a new beer campaign for D&D.
29 Sep 1993Description ▼
Jake's motorcycle shop burns down while he's out with Amanda and both the insurance agency and Jo are suspicious as to the cause of the fire. Meanwhile, Alison's drinking rapidly grows worse after Keith's suicide. She blows off Billy when he offers help and provokes conflicts at work with Amanda. Jane starts dating Michael's old friend Sam, but when Michael finds out from Sydney, he tries to beat Sam up. A female Russian ?migr? doctor named Katya Petrova, who works at the hospital, takes an interest in Matt.
6Hot and Bothered
13 Oct 1993Description ▼
After Jake moves back into his old apartment, Billy and Alison unsuccessfully try to get him and Jo back together. Conflicts arise with Jake, Jo, and Amanda during the photo shoot for the beer ad. On another dinner date, Katya offers Matt $1,000 to marry her in order to keep her and her 5-year-old daughter, Nikki, from being deported back to Russia. Michael finally signs the divorce papers, but he gets revenge by throwing a party and inviting all of his and Jane's friends. Kimberly becomes jealous and a drunk Sydney spends the night at their beach house. Meanwhile, Jane spends a romantic night with her divorce lawyer, Robert Wilson.
7Flirting with Disaster
20 Oct 1993Description ▼
Alison travels to a remote ranch in northern California to meet with Steve McMillan, a reclusive entrepreneur, to land a big account with him. Jane assures Robert of her love and throws Sydney out of her apartment after finding out that she was at Michael's party. Sydney gets revenge on Jane by moving into another apartment at Melrose. While Kimberly is out of town on business, Sydney spends a romantic weekend with Michael at his beach house. Meanwhile, Matt accepts Katya's proposal, but not her money. At their reception party, a drunk Amanda continues to put the moves on Jake.
8No Bed of Roses
27 Oct 1993Description ▼
Alison becomes attracted to Steve when he arrives in Los Angeles to oversee D&D handling his business account. Billy gets jealous of all the time she spends working on the account with Steve. Later, Steve asks Jo out on a date. Amanda and Jake become much closer when she helps him get hired as manager at her father's auto shop. Amanda's father gives Jake $15,000 in advance, which he uses to pay back Jo. They argue when Jo refuses the money. Meanwhile, Michael continues his secret affair with Sydney, but when he tries to break up with her, she threatens him. Also, Jane turns down a weekend trip to Catalina Island with Robert because she thinks the relationship is moving too fast.
9Married to It
03 Nov 1993Description ▼
Kimberly learns first-hand of Michael's affair with Sydney when she walks in on them in bed together, breaks up with Michael, and then tips Jane about it, which results in Jane shunning Sydney and Kimberly moving out of Michael's place. Meanwhile, the INS wants to pay Matt and Katya a visit, so she and Nikki have to move in with him right on the day when Matt has a date with Joel, an art gallery owner. When Joel finds out of the arrangement, he breaks up with Matt, but at least the INS buys Matt and Katya's story. Also, Jo and Steve continue dating while Alison is uncomfortable about seeing them together.
10The Tangled Web
10 Nov 1993Description ▼
Billy, Alison, and Jo are invited by Steve to his ranch for the weekend. Jo tells Steve she wants to slow down their relationship because she still has feelings for Jake. Steve breaks up with her. Later, back in L.A., Alison and Steve admit their feelings for each other and kiss. Meanwhile, Jake suspects that Amanda's father, Palmer, is involved in wrongdoings at the garage when he keeps ignoring questions Jake asks him about strange money transactions and invoices that he has seen. Jake also tries to deepen his relationship with Amanda by asking her questions about her childhood. Also, Michael tries to win Kimberly back, or at least keep her working at the hospital.
24 Nov 1993Description ▼
Jake learns that Palmer is making money by unlawfully selling reproduced cars as originals. He is put in a dilemma when he is confronted by FBI agents who tell him to co-operate with them in nailing Palmer. If Jake refuses, the FBI will nail him instead. Meanwhile, Billy pressures Alison to end her connection to Steve. She refuses and instead flies to San Francisco for a press conference. Steve follows her and they have Thanksgiving dinner together. Sydney turns down Lauren's offer to become a hooker, but agrees to attend her Thanksgiving feast. At the hospital, Michael struggles to recover from his back injury while Kimberly's mother arrives to take her comatose body back to her home in Cleveland.
13Duet for One
01 Dec 1993Description ▼
After finding out that Steve was in San Francisco with Alison, Billy breaks up with her and becomes roommates with Jake. Sydney accepts Lauren's job offer and begins working as a hooker. Sydney is horrified when a client wants to use sex toys and storms out. Lauren is furious and warns Sydney never to do it again. She suggests that Sydney use cocaine to loosen up. Katya leaves Matt with Nikki while she goes to Russia to visit her ailing mother. Meanwhile, Jake is still helping the FBI in their plans to arrest Palmer and begins to avoid Amanda. Michael, now confined to a wheelchair, is depressed after hearing that Kimberly has died, and feels worse when he is sent to a seedy recovery hospital. Jane feels sorry for him and brings him home to her place to recover... temporarily.
15Under the Mistletoe
22 Dec 1993Description ▼
On Christmas Eve, Alison tries to make up with Billy, who begins having feelings for her again. Jane leaves Michael in the care of a tough nurse to keep him away from her and Robert. Meanwhile, Sydney continues her sordid lifestyle, until she sees the light after visiting a church and tells Lauren that she has decided to quit being an prostitute. Matt throws a Christmas party for the residents when Katya phones from Russia saying that she has decided to stay there after all and Nikki has to join her.
05 Jan 1994Description ▼
Jo goes to her 10-year high school reunion in San Francisco and meets Reed Carter, a former boyfriend, who tells her that he was imprisoned for drug trafficking. He tells her that he was only taking the fall for someone else, and she believes him. Meanwhile, while waiting tables at Shooter's, a man offers Sydney a large amount of money to sleep with him. Even though she had vowed to quit prostitution, Sydney accepts. The man turns out to be an undercover police officer and Sydney is arrested. Michael bails her out of jail and demands her help in breaking up Jane and Robert or he will tell everyone how she's really making her money. An angry and jealous Amanda finally evicts Jake and starts making Alison's life miserable at work, until she meets with her father who confesses to her about his unlawful business before he leaves town... as a fugitive.
12 Jan 1994Description ▼
Evil once again triumphs over good when Sydney hires a prostitute to seduce Robert during a vacation in San Diego and videotape it. Michael then mails the videotape to Jane. She is shocked and throws Robert out of her apartment. Reed suddenly shows up out of the blue at Melrose and invites Jo to a romantic dinner to rekindle their long ago affair. Meanwhile, Amanda and Jake reunite and go on a Hawaiian vacation together. While Amanda is gone, Alison takes over an account of hers and proves to their boss, D&D President Bruce Teller, she can do it better. When Amanda hears the news, she feels threatened by Alison's new killer-instincts.
26 Jan 1994Description ▼
When Michael, who is now walking with a cane, rejects Sydney, she tells Jane that he blackmailed her into setting Robert up. Sydney also tells Jane about the prostitution charges she's facing. Jane promises to stand by her. Michael moves back to the beach house and becomes dependent on pills to help with his back pain. Matt goes on a date with Jeffrey Lindley, who later tells him that he's a Navy Lieutenant and has not come out of the closet yet. Meanwhile, Jo becomes jealous when Reed asks Amanda to help him buy a yacht for his fishing charter business. Billy's co-worker, Celia, moves in with him and Alison while her apartment is being fumigated. At the same time, she and Billy are in an editing contest at work to get a promotion.
19The Young Men and the Sea
02 Feb 1994Description ▼
Michael tries to make up with Jane, but he gets a restraining order against his phone calls to her and he starts becoming addicted to his painkiller pills. Eventually, Sydney finds him unconscious on the floor of his house after taking an overdose of pills. Meanwhile, Reed finally buys his boat with financial help from Amanda, with Jake as a mechanic, while Jo suspects something wrong about Reed. After wining the editing contest, Billy gets a big promotion for a editing job in New York City and wants Alison to come with him, but she wants to stay in Los Angeles. Also, Matt confronts Jeffrey and they decide to change his life for the better.
09 Feb 1994Description ▼
Matt helps Jeffrey in coming out which results in Jeffrey getting a transfer to the East Coast and they must bid each other a proper farewell. Sydney learns the secret about Matt changing Michael's blood-alcohol test after an investigation when Michael inadvertently blurts it out while he is in delirium. Meanwhile, Jo again gets curious about Reed and discovers the drug contents under the trap door in his boat. When Reed sees this, he ties her up and sets sail. Billy and Alison practice their long distance relationship over the phone, but when she arrives in New York to surprise Billy, she gets an even bigger surprise when she sees him flirting with another woman.
22With This Ball and Chain
23 Feb 1994Description ▼
Jo is arrested for Reed's murder and tries to tell the skeptical police and prosecutor that she was not involved in Reed's drug dealing while Amanda hires a professional lawyer for Jo to have the charges dropped. Alison accepts Billy's marriage proposal, but a jealous Amanda tells Alison and Jake about her Christmas Eve night with Billy in which Jake beats Billy up, were as Alison takes the news much cooler. Meanwhile, Sydney continues to make Michael's life miserable and even spends a lot of his money to redecorate the beach house.
02 Mar 1994Description ▼
After Amanda points out to Alison that her engagement ring is quite cheep, she and Billy go shopping for a real diamond ring. Jo realizes that she's pregnant with Reed's baby and considers whether or not to have an abortion, while Jake cancels out on a dinner date with Amanda to be with Jo. Meanwhile, Sydney plans hers and Michael's wedding by mailing invitations, gets into a fistfight with Jane over wearing her old wedding dress and scorns her mother who tries to talk her out of it. At the ceremony on the beach, Matt is the best man (and the only one in attendance) while Michael decides to murder Sydney afterwords to shut her up permanently.
24Love, Mancini Style
16 Mar 1994Description ▼
A suspicious Matt sets out to find Michael, who is on his honeymoon camping trip with Sydney, waiting for the perfect time to murder her. But Michael changes his mind of pushing Sydney off a cliff when he discovers that he really loves her. When Matt tells Jane the secret about changing Michael's blood alcohol test results the night of the car accident, she uses this to blackmail Sydney and Michael to stay together. Meanwhile, Jo keeps seeing Reed in her mind, so she visits his grave and makes up with his ghost when he appears to her. Jake finally makes up with Amanda and decides to buy Reed's boat to run his own charter service, while Alison decides not to have sex with Billy again until after their wedding.
25The Two Mrs. Mancinis
23 Mar 1994Description ▼
Jane learns that her grandmother has died and goes to her home town in Chicago for the funeral to receive $100,000 in inheritance to start her own clothing business. But when Michael finds out about the money, he and Sydney go after it. Eventually, Amanda intervenes and offers everyone a compromise: Jane will keep the money in exchange for Michael to be a silent partner in her clothing design business. Jo meets a model named Gregory, but he leaves her when he finds out that she's pregnant. Meanwhile, Alison and Billy travel to her home town in Wisconsin to visit her parents and to plan her father's surprise 50th birthday party, where Billy discovers that she has not told her parents about their engagement.
26In Bed with the Enemy
06 Apr 1994Description ▼
Amanda hires Ted Ramsey, a charming young man as the building maintenance person. But when Amanda discovers Ted snooping around her bedroom, she fires him. Meanwhile, Alison starts having nightmares of being abused as a child and starts seeing a psychologist without telling Billy. Amanda intervenes in Jane and Michael's fight over her inheritance money and makes a deal with them: Michael will be an investor in Jane's newly opened clothing business in order for her to keep her grandmother's money. Also, Sydney hears that Lauren Etheridge got arrested and arranges to take over her prostitution business.
20 Apr 1994Description ▼
Alison starts going out with her psychologist, Dr. Miller, and Billy believes that he's trying to come onto her. Meanwhile, the voyeur Ted, continues hiding out in the crawlspaces of the Melrose complex and spying on Amanda. When Amanda and Jo discover Ted, they tie him up and menace him with knives. While Sydney continues running her own call girl business, Michael finds the name of his supervisor, Dr. Levin, in Sydney's client book and uses this information to blackmail Levin to appoint himself as the new chief resident and gets Matt a promotion.
28The Bitch Is Back
27 Apr 1994Description ▼
Kimberly Shaw returns, practically from the dead, after spending months in a coma from the car accident and moves back into the beach house, prompting Michael to throw Sydney out. But it becomes apparent that Kimberly is not the same person as Michael knew for she hide a gruesome scar on her head from the car accident. Meanwhile, Alison's parents hire a wedding consultant, but Alison and Billy fire her when she doesn't respect the pair's wishes at all. During a D&D photo shoot, Amanda forces Jo to fire a model, named Sarah Owens. Bruce Teller investigates and discovers that the model happens to be from Amanda's long-estranged mother's agency, Models Inc. Amanda's mother, Hillary Michaels, tries to make up with Amanda, but only gets scorn because Amanda still bitterly resents Hillary for walking out on her and her father without a saying a word over 20 years ago.
04 May 1994Description ▼
At her mother's request, Amanda reluctantly hires Chas Russell, Hillary's young fianc?, as a junior executive, in which he starts wooing Amanda and slacks off, leaving all his work with Alison. After being shunned by everyone, Sydney moves back into her old apartment at Melrose and continues operating her call-girl business. But Sydney's problems only get worse when Lauren is released from jail and goes back on their business arrangement when she demands a profit margin of $15,000 from Sydney as payback for running her business. Meanwhile, Sarah Owens goes on another photo shoot with Jo on Jake's boat and when they come back late, Sarah's abusive boyfriend, Hank, beats her and Jo too when she intervenes, which prompts Sarah to settle with Jo for the time being.
30Devil with the G-String On
11 May 1994Description ▼
Sydney gets a job as a stripper to get the remaining $5,000 that Lauren wants, but then when Michael takes Billy, Jake and some other friends to the strip club for Billy's bachelor party, they meet Sydney in one of her on-stage appearances and feeling totally humiliated, she quits. Jake comforts Jo and Sarah while tracking down Hank, much to Amanda's increasing jealousy. Meanwhile, Kimberly (who is revealed to be a homicidal psychopath) lashes out at Jane when she thinks she is cheating Michael out her design company profits, and begins a secret plan of revenge against Michael when she successfully schemes for him to lose his position as chief resident at Whilshire. Chas continues wooing Amanda and when Alison blabs that she saw Chas and Amanda kissing, it results in Amanda firing Chas, Jake shunning Amanda, and Alison incurring Amanda's full wrath.
31Till Death Do Us Part
18 May 1994Description ▼
In the two-hour cliff-hanging season final, Chas sues Amanda and D&D for sexual harassment and all seems bad for her in court especially when no one, not even her mother or Alison, believes Amanda's innocent pleads, until Hillary learns the truth about Chas and his intentions. Jake is torn between his feelings for Jo and Amanda. Meanwhile, Matt hits on Rob, Billy's best friend and best man of his wedding who's also gay, much to Billy's shock. When Alison finally realizes that her nightmares were about her father sexually molesting her, she flees from the wedding (and her father) and goes to live with her older sister, Meredith, in San Francisco. Sydney, tries to make money as a street hooker and gets beaten up by three lowlife street walkers. She ends up in the hospital which Kimberly as her attending physician. Kimberly strangely acting sentimental, gives Sydney the rest of the money she need to pay off Lauren and in exchange, she recruits Sydney to help her kill Michael. Also, Jane begins looking for a new business investor and finds a certain Chris Marchette, a Austrialian business man to help her boost business for her clothing line. At the same time, Kimberly and Syndey's revenge against Michael begins when when drug and leave him in a garage with a car running, until Jane intervenes. But the next morning, an unseen person driving Jane's car hits Michael...
1I Am Curious, Melrose
12 Sep 1994Description ▼
In San Francisco, Alison encourages Meredith to press charges against their father who is stalking them. Billy learns where Alison is after a talk with her mother and arrives at Meredith's apartment and fights off the sinister Mr. Parker who threatens both of his daughters. When Alison returns to LA and tells Billy of her intention to sue her father for emotional damages, Billy leaves her for good. Meanwhile, Michael wakes up in the hospital with amnesia and can't tell who ran him over, while Jane gets arrested as a suspect and tries to secure her release by placing the blame on Sydney. But the real culprit is Kimberly who places the blond wig she wore that day while driving Jane's car in Sydney's apartment and tips the police about it. After Jake breaks up with Amanda, he saves a woman named Brittany from drowning in the marina and they get close fast.
2It's a Bad World After All
19 Sep 1994Description ▼
After Sydney gets arrested for the attempted murder of Michael, Jane calls on their father who hires a lawyer for Sydney's defense. But Sydney soon learns that they want her to plead guilty to accept a plea bargain and nobody, not even the skeptical Jane or Mr. Andrews, believes her true claims that it was Kimberly who tried to kill Michael and framed her. Jane eventually asks their father to have Sydney committed to an insane asylum after mistakenly thinking that Sydney is murderously crazy and out of control. Meanwhile, Kimberly brings the amnesiac Michael home at their beach house to care for him. Alison goes to court against her father in his home town, and even names her mother in the lawsuit after learning that she knew about Mr. Parker's sexual abusing their daughters, but kept quiet out of denial. But when Meredith refuses to help Alison after seeing that Mr. Parker is a well-known and respected person in the community, their suit fails. Back in Los Angeles, Amanda takes advantage of Alison's absence to manipulate Billy for professional gain when she asks his help to get inside tips to get an ad account from the magazine company where he works, which results in his dismissal from the agency. Also, Brittany continues hanging out with Jake on his boat at the marina while he tries to keep distant to her, unaware that she has a hidden agenda.
3In-Laws and Outlaws
26 Sep 1994Description ▼
After a slow start, Jake begins a torrid affair with Brittany, who is finally revealed to be a contract killer hired by Amanda's revenge-seeking father to murder Jake in revenge for losing his business. Meanwhile, Sydney is committed to a lunatic asylum and suffers abuse there. When Jane offers Sydney a conditional parole only if she confesses to attempting to kill Michael, Sydney, desperate to get out of the place, accepts. Kimberly's attempts to isolate Michael (so that he won't regain his memory) fail when Jane and Matt visit him to get him to sign some papers, where Matt confronts Kimberly with being the one that tried to kill Michael after discovering that she wears wigs to hide the horrible scar on her head from the car accident involving Michael. But Jane is skeptic to Matt's claims about Kimberly. Reed's parents visit Jo and ask questions about her and Reed. Also, tensions rise when Alison returns to Los Angeles and learns she'll be working with Billy at D&D after Amanda gives him a job as the new copywriter. Both Billy and Amanda are outright hostile to Alison, (he for walking away from their wedding, and she for the Chas lawsuit) and they both individually tell Alison to watch her step for they look forward to giving her a very hard time at work.
03 Oct 1994Description ▼
Sydney moves in with Jane and gets a job as her personal assistant and more than expected attention from Jane's new Australian beau and business partner, Chris Marchette. When Sydney gets in contact with the amnesiac Michael, he regains his memory and confronts Kimberly about being the one that tried to kill him. Meanwhile, Palmer approaches Amanda and urges her to hide him while he gets his money from the bank so he can leave the country while Brittany rigs Jake's boat with explosives. Amanda starts making Alison's live miserable at work again when she fuels her conflict with Billy after he moves out of Alison's place. Jo meets with Reed's parents again whose kindness turns to hostility when they sue her for custody of her unborn baby. At the end, Palmer and Brittany kidnap Jake on his boat where (not surprisingly) she double crosses both of them by shooting Palmer dead, then blows up Jake's boat up at sea and fleeing in a motorboat into the night with all of Palmer's money for herself.
10 Oct 1994Description ▼
Amanda sees the message left by her father and calls the FBI for help, while the Coast Guard finds a half-dead Jake floating at sea on some of the wreckage of his boat and he returns to Melrose to break the news to Amanda of her father's death. When Jake has hard time to accept this turn of events, he hits the road. Despite Matt's warning that Kimberly is dangerous, Michael decides to stay with her and divorce Sydney. Jane then asks Sydney to get Michael to give his share of Mancini Designs to her. But Michael tricks Sydney into accepting only $5,000 and leaving the rest of his assets to him. Meanwhile, Billy hires a new secretary, named Elizabeth Wyatt, who's the splitting-image of a younger Alison and they being dating, much to Alison's increasing jealousy.
6No Strings Attached
17 Oct 1994Description ▼
On the road, Jake stops in a certain town to visit his real father Vince Conners, a wealthy upper class businessman, who won't accept Jake as a son because he never told his current wife about him. Back in Los Angeles, Michael and Kimberly try to impress the hospital's new chief of staff Dr. Peter Burns, a ruthless, no-nonsense man who makes it clear that he will not accept any trouble from anybody in hospital procedures. Meanwhile, after Alison complains to Amanda about Elizabeth being unprofessional, Amanda outright fires Elizabeth instead of reprimanding her, which fuels the conflict between Alison and Billy. Depressed over her life, Alison goes to a bar and meets a new man for herself, an architect named Mitch. But she leaves him when he is only interested in sex. Also, Sydney doesn't know what to do when Chris starts harassing her by making obscene comments, phone calls and sending her nasty gifts.
7The Cook, the Creep, His Lover and Her Sister
24 Oct 1994Description ▼
Jake returns to Los Angeles where he receives a $50,000 reward by the FBI for helping them in the Palmer Woodward case after the arrest of Brittany, in which he uses the money to buys Shooters. Jane refuses to believe Sydney that Chris is harassing her, even when Jake confirms it after witnessing one of Chris' lurid comments he makes to Sydney. Jane (at Chris' urging), throws Sydney out of her apartment and fires her. Chris makes things worse when he tells Jane and Sydney's parole officer a fabricated story about Sydney harassing HIM, and then threatens Sydney by sending her back to the asylum if she won't have sex with him. Susan Madsen, a restaurant chef and Alison's old college roommate, moves in with her and captures the attention of Billy. Meanwhile, Peter won't allow Michael and Kimberly to appear in an ad campaign for D&D, but when he meets Amanda for the first time, he changes his mind fast. Also, Jo becomes worried about her financial situation before the coming custody battle.
31 Oct 1994Description ▼
Chris proposes marriage to Jane and she accepts in which he urges her to drive to Las Vegas for a quickie wedding. Sydney learns about this and knowing that the two-faced, sociopath Chris is just a gigolo after Jane's money, she tips off Michael and Kimberly about it in which they follow Jane and Chris to Vegas to break it up. In Vegas, Kimberly persuades Michael to get married themselves instead. Back in Los Angeles, Jake comforts Sydney after hearing about her terrifying run-in with Chris and gives her a job at Shooters at a waitress. Meanwhile, Susan cancels her plans with Alison to go on a date with Billy and when Alison finds out, she starts drinking again. Also, Jo ends up in the hospital after breaking down in pain due to the extreme stress of the custody suit.
9Dr. Jekyll Saves His Hide
07 Nov 1994Description ▼
After Michael gets fired by Peter for leaving his job at the hospital without notice to stop Jane and Chris' wedding in Vegas, he asks Amanda to put in a good word for him with Peter to get his job back, in exchange that he must turn over his half of Mancini Designs to D&D. But Michael yet again gets the last laugh again when he blackmails Amanda not to take over his share of Jane's business with an incriminating auto tape of Amanda bad-mouthing Peter's lifestyle. Sydney thinks her romantic night with Jake was a mistake, but he insists on a relationship. Meanwhile, Alison makes up with Susan and asks her to stay, but when she spots her getting intimate with Billy, she gets drunk, insulting and aggressive. Matt runs into his former lover, Jeffrey, who later tells Matt that he has left the Navy because he is HIV positive. After Bruce Teller, the president of D&D, embarrasses Amanda at a business party when he publicly accuses her of unauthorized account actions, Peter secretly suggests to Amanda that she take things at D&D into her own hands.
10And Justice for None
14 Nov 1994Description ▼
Alison goes over the deep end when she realizes that Billy and Susan now live together and begins dating record producer and party king Zach Phillips. Jo's custody battle for her unborn baby begins where her lawyer, Mr. Waxman, believes he shouldn't discredit the Carters, but show that Jo's a fit mother. But all turns bad for Jo when she and her friends are raked over on the witness stand with incidents from their pasts. Meanwhile, Kimberly wants to get pregnant, but her gynecologist tells her that she can't bear children. Matt ponders if can make a commitment with Jeffrey. After Bruce suffers a mild heart attack, Peter persuades Amanda to begin the takeover of D&D.
11The Days of Wine and Vodka
21 Nov 1994Description ▼
Alison keeps hanging out with Zach while continuing to deny that she has a drinking problem. When Billy and Susan invite Alison over for Thanksgiving to reconcile, she shows up drunk in which Alison gets so insulting that they force her to leave. Jake is visited by an extortionist and gets beaten up when he refuses to pay. Sydney investigates and becomes horrified to discover who's behind it: a revenge-seeking Chris who once again threatens Sydney that if she will not have sex with him, he'll have his thugs murder not only Jake, but Jane as well. Sydney reluctantly accepts the deal. While Kimberly is searching for alternatives in becoming a mother, she meets Jo and proposes to her a solution for the court verdict: they will fake the baby's death so Jo can leave town to raise it on her own. Meanwhile, Amanda discovers that Peter has begun taking over D&D by anonymously buying large chucks of D&D's stock. Also, Matt's parents invite him over at their house for Thanksgiving dinner, but they want to introduce Jeffrey only as a friend to the rest of the family.
12The Doctor Who Rocks the Cradle
28 Nov 1994Description ▼
Alison is arrested for drunk driving after hitting a boy. Alison then unsuccessfully tries to win back Billy, but she's more lucky in court. Jane gets $500,000 for a business expansion and give Chris (whom Jane still trusts) the job with handling the money. But Chris instead steals the money and kidnaps Sydney. Meanwhile, Amanda shatters Bruce's plan to merge D&D with a big advertising company when she publishes the information, so Bruce fires her. Kimberly's plan to be a mother takes off when she finds a stillborn baby at the hospital, so when Jo finally goes into labor and gives birth to a baby boy at the beach house, they substitute the stillborn for Jo's baby so they can get rid of the Carter's lawyer. But Jo soon learns of Kimberly's true plans the hard way.
13Just Say No
05 Dec 1994Description ▼
Jo desperately tries to get her baby back from Kimberly, but since it's officially dead, she can't prove that it's hers. Meanwhile, Sydney enjoys being Chris' captive in Las Vegas. But when Sydney finally learns that the money Chris's spending and gambling away is Jane's, she calls on Jake for help. Michael, Jane and Jake fly to Las Vegas to rescue Sydney. But Chris slips away with the rest of Jane's money, leaving behind Sydney who surprisingly gets lashed out by the paranoid Jane whom accuses her of being in league with Chris, and even Jake is skeptic to Sydney's abduction story. Only Michael is silently amused by all this and tells Jane a big, plain, "I told you so" about Chris. Back in Los Angeles, Bruce creates a new management team which includes Alison, but when the takeover of D&D is complete, the majority holders (led by Peter) install Amanda as president and as a result, Bruce is dismissed and kills himself. Billy is promoted to vice president of accounts and his first assignment from the now tyrannical Amanda is to fire Alison. But an intervention of Billy, Susan and Matt finally convinces Alison that she needs help.
14Sex, Drugs and Rockin' the Cradle
12 Dec 1994Description ▼
Jo persuades Michael to do a blood test on the baby Kimberly has which convinces him that it's Jo's child, but Michael wants to keep the baby anyway. Peter's attitude towards Amanda changes into possessive and manipulative, so she decides to cool down their relationship. Meanwhile, Alison checks herself into Twin Oaks rehab clinic in order to prevent Billy from firing her and meets Terry Parsons, an NFL player and recovering alcoholic/sex addict who persuades her to face her troubles when she continues to deny to herself and the others in group therapy that she's an alcoholic. Susan finally leaves Billy for good after he tells her that he still has feelings for Alison, and Jake does likewise with Sydney when she confesses to him about her sexual deals with Chris to prevent him from harming him or Jane. Also, Matt asks Jeffrey to move in with him, but Jeffrey's still unsure about it.
15Holiday on Ice
19 Dec 1994Description ▼
Jo goes to Matt for help and he proves the baby theft to Peter with gathered hospital records and he forces Michael to give Jo her baby back. But Kimberly goes crazy about the event and makes a certain phone call to the Carters. In a warped-version of 'A Chirstmas Carol', Amanda insults Bruce's sister who asks for financial support. Later, Bruce's ghost appears before Amanda in her dreams and shows Amanda her lives of Christmas past, present and future if she continues living with her ruthless attitude. Bruce's ghost also tells Amanda to break up with Peter because he has another mistress and will murder Amanda to take control of D&D for himself. Meanwhile, Jeffrey decides to enjoy life and buys Matt expensive gifts. Matt tells Jeffrey that he can't cope with this style of living and decides to end their relationship for good. In rehab, Terry helps Alison face her drinking problem and declares his love for her.
16Bye, Bye Baby
02 Jan 1995Description ▼
Jo hires Emily, a charming Englishwoman, as a nanny to look after baby son, Austin, while she organizes her departure from L.A. But Emily is not all as she seems. Alison returns from Twin Oaks, but doesn't lose her connection to Terry and ignores Billy's offer of help. Meanwhile, Peter surprises Amanda with the employment of Caitlin Mills, an equally ruthless efficiency expert who decides to improve D&D's efficiency by firing everyone she dislikes, except for Billy whom she finds attractive and Alison, for Caitlin too is a recovering alcoholic. Also, Michael heats up his personal cold war with Peter after he finds out about unlawful kickbacks that Peter is receiving from a long closed account.
18Another Perfect Day in Hell
23 Jan 1995Description ▼
Kimberly becomes nervous when the hospital's new chief-of-staff, Dr. Calvin Hobbs, issues a psychology evaluation for the employees because she knows about her psychotic tendencies. So, she resorts to hiring two thugs to beat up Matt in order to avoid taking the evaluation since Matt is coordinating the tests. Meanwhile, an unusually pail and emaciated Amanda starts giving everyone a hard time at work. Billy thinks she looks sick and asks Michael to inconspicuously examine her during a formal charity ball. Alison's sister, Meredith, arrives in town for a visit and falls for Billy. Sydney begins participating in Martin's activities, much to Jane's disapproval while at the same time, Sydney gets blamed for a series of incidents at Melrose, starting when Jo's apartment is broken into and all her camera equipment is stolen. Then, Jane's apartment is broken into and her dress designs are ruined. Then, Shooters is broken into and trashed and Jake blames Sydney, despite her watertight alibi. But the real culprit is Rikki who (acting under orders from Martin Abbott) is plotting to turn all of Sydney's friends against her to draw her closer to them.
06 Feb 1995Description ▼
Rikki and Martin convince Sydney to leave Melrose and come live with them at their desert retreat which turns out to be a polygamous religious cult. When Sydney decides to leave, they lock her up against her will. Meanwhile, Michael convinces Amanda, after another diagnosis, that she has Hodgkin's disease (lymph cancer). Amanda wants to keep her condition a secret and ignores Michael's request that she reduce her workload. Detective Jonathan Rawlings, a gay cop, questions Matt about his beating and when Matt tells him of his suspicions about Kimberly, Rawlings shows his true colors when he physically threatens her.
20St. Valentine's Day Massacre
13 Feb 1995Description ▼
At Martin Abbott's desert retreat, Sydney tries to convince him and Rikki of her loyalties to them while she waits for another opportunity to try to escape, while Jane and Jake set out to rescue Sydney after Jane makes a background check on Martin and learns that Sydney's in a notorious cult. Back in Los Angeles, Amanda, afraid that she might lose her iron grip of power on D&D, doesn't stop working during chemotherapy, while Kimberly begins to doubt that Michael's interests in Amanda are strictly professional, while Billy also confides in Alison with Amanda's health. Meanwhile, Detective Rawlings continues hanging out with Matt and to please him about what he does for a living, he takes Jo on a photo tour through downtown L.A. where she photographs him beating up a suspected drug dealer.
21Breakfast at Tiffany's, Dinner at Eight
20 Feb 1995Description ▼
Michael takes Amanda to New York City to meet with a famous oncologist in order to get her into a research program, while a jealous Kimberly tries to sabotage Michael's plans. With Amanda absent, the situation at D&D grows from bad to worse when Alison and Billy lose a client. Alison inadvertently makes matters even worse when she tells the client to stay by confiding in him about Amanda's illness. But the client leaves anyway, and more clients do so after word of Amanda's illness spreads through D&D. After Jo's apartment is broken into and trashed for the photos she took of Rawlings murdering the drug dealer, she and Matt hesitate on what to do. When Rawlings thinks that Matt and Jo will expose him to Internal Affairs, he holds both of them hostage in Matt's apartment to get them to talk to look for the photos. Meanwhile, Sydney thanks Jane and Jake for rescuing her from Martin Abbott's cult, but to her surprise neither one still does not want to associate with Sydney again, and worse still, neither Jane or Jake will apologize to Sydney for thinking she was responsible for the incidents for they still mistakingly think Sydney is capable of doing such things. When Sydney tells Jake that she wants to get back together with him, he rebuffs her by saying that his love interest has moved to, of all people, Jane.
22And the Winner Is...
27 Feb 1995Description ▼
Michael takes Amanda with him to a ranch in Santa Barbara for a few days of relaxation and to attempt to woo her. But when Kimberly accidentally finds out, she follows them there and threatens both of them with bodily harm. When Alison delivers Amanda's entry for an advertising contest, the entry coordinator, Brooke Armstrong, convinces Alison to enter the contest herself in which she befriends her and offers Brooke a job at D&D. Meanwhile, Sydney reverts back to her devious personality by declaring an all-out war when Jane refuses to back off from seeing Jake. Sydney then successfully sabotages Jake and Jane's romantic evening by going out and making Jake rescue her from rowdy patrons at a sleazy and dangerous biker bar.
23Love and Death 101
13 Mar 1995Description ▼
After Alison wins the advertising contest, she's appointed as president of D&D, ousting Amanda. But unable to keep up with the frantic work schedule, Alison immediately adopts Amanda's ruthless and aggressive attitude which surprises even Billy when Alison seduces him and then discards him the morning after. Meanwhile, Michael decides to sue the city for $250,000 in matters of his road accident from Kimberly, so he sends her to another town and invites a very sickly and vulnerable Amanda over at the beach house to care for her and even has her pose as his wife to a visiting insurance agent. Jake and Jo travel to his home town in Washington state for his mother's funeral where they meet his older half-brother Jess, an auto mechanic who's still angry and bitter at Jake ever since he ran away from home at age 15 without saying a word, leaving Jess to care for their drunkard mother.
25All About Brooke
03 Apr 1995Description ▼
Michael finds Kimberly unconscious after she tries to kill herself by swallowing a whole bottle of sleeping pills and waits for her to die. But they are discovered when Sydney walks in on them. Sydney then blackmails both Michael and Kimberly for $50,000 each to help each other in fighting against the other in matters of the incident. Meanwhile, Jake competes with Jess for Jo's interests. The devious Brooke starts Amanda's plan to help her take over D&D when she manipulates Alison to give Amanda a job at the agency, and then begins to disrupt Alison's work schedule, while she also sets her sights on Billy, despite knowing about Alison's feelings for him.
10 Apr 1995Description ▼
For a new account, Amanda persuades Alison to use an alternate approach, knowing the client will hate it. Brooke continues to secretly peruse Billy and finally scores with him. Meanwhile, Kimberly enters a remote feminist paramilitary training camp called "No More Victims" with the aim to make herself strong against those who have hurt her. Jess continues to try to win Jo's affections by playing the poor victim to Jake's suspicions, and Jo buys it. Sydney joins Jane's Mancini Designs management as president with her recently acquired money, much to Jane's disgust. Also, Amanda find herself being lusted after by Michael who won't take "no" for an answer.
27A Hose by Any Other Name
15 Dec 2010
28A Hose by Any Other Name
01 May 1995Description ▼
Sydney makes a suspicious deal with two new business partners for Mancini Designs for a new pantie hose. With Brooke's help, Amanda launches a successful coup against Alison by making her look incompetent to D&D's board of directors which results in Alison's dismissal and Amanda immediately taking over her position. Meanwhile, Michael threatens Amanda when he receives a restraining order from her. Kimberly get complimented out of the camp when she breaks her drill instructor's arm and returns as an unstable-as-ever person, vowing to get back at Michael for abandoning her. Matt meets the hospital's new plastic surgeon, Paul Graham, who is also gay and invites Matt out on a date. Also, Jo feels guilty about seeing Jess behind Jake's back.
29Kiss, Kiss Bang, Bang
08 May 1995Description ▼
Jake throws out Jess of his apartment after he hears about him and Jo being romantically involved. But Jess later runs into and hires a trio of lowlife hit men to kill Jake in revenge for his humiliation. Matt becomes angry at Paul after he learns that Paul is married. However, Paul keeps telling Matt what he will leave his wife and wants to keep dating him. Meanwhile, Kimberly begins a new plan of revenge against Michael when she persuades Amanda to sue him for malpractice. With Alison gone from D&D, Brooke has her equally devious father, Hayley, offer Alison a job as far away as possible so she can have Billy to all to herself. After finding out that the new pantie hose design is a drug smuggling operation, Sydney is pressured by a undercover cop to resign from Mancini Designs, and flee from Los Angeles, where Jane gets the last laugh who reveals it all to be a scam.
30Framing of the Shrews
15 May 1995Description ▼
The psychotic Kimberly continues her plan of revenge when she successfully frames Michael for stalking Amanda, and later had him arrested for beating her up. While Jake is in the hospital recovering from the shooting, Jess takes over Shooters for himself, while Jo refuses to believe Jake's accusations that Jess was behind the shooting. Meanwhile, Alison arrives for her new job in Hong Kong, while Brooke forges a farewell letter from Alison to Billy in a cold tone and gets him to propose to her. Also, Paul keeps hanging around Matt wanting to spend more time with him. But for some suspicious reason, Paul doesn't keep his promise to tell his wife about him and Matt.
31The Big Bang Theory
22 May 1995Description ▼
In the two-hour, nail-biting, cliff-hanging season final, Brooke and Billy announce their wedding plans to everyone. In Hong Kong, when Alison hears about their engagement and about the job Hayley Armstrong offered her, Alison finally realizes that Brooke had set her up to keep her away from Billy. Alison then quits her job, flies back to L.A., and after unsuccessfully trying to stop the wedding, she starts drinking again. Jake returns from the hospital and is not pleased to find Jess running his bar in which he fires Jess, who in an unconvincing tone, denies anything to do with the punks who shot Jake. Jo gives Jess a job at a construction site, but soon begins to see his possessive side of him. When Jane's business is foreclosed, she uses aggressive methods to gain a new investor, Richard Hart, and falls in love with him. But Richard's estranged wife, Mackenzie, doesn't approve of Jane's meddling in their business. With Michael still in jail, he recruits Sydney to follow Kimberly to find evidence that she framed him for beating her, while at the same time, Kimberly is haunted by a mysterious phantom she identifies as 'Henry' who tells her that she must kill all of her enemies. In a surprising twist, Dr. Peter Burns returns, just released from prison, and helps Michael with his legal troubles in exchange for Michael to help Peter keep his medical license from a review board. Meanwhile, Matt and Paul's renewed relationship takes a shocking turn when Matt gets arrested after Paul's wife is found murdered. But when Paul appears and identifies Matt as being the killer, Matt realizes (way too late) that Paul had been setting him up as the fall guy for his wife's murder this entire time! After Jo turns down Jess' marriage proposal, he beats her savagely, which leads to a major fistfight between Jess and Jake atop the roof of a three-story construction site, which ends when both of them fall off... When Peter romances and tricks Kimberly into helping him get back his medical license, she goes over the deep end and, in a berserk rage, she abducts Sydney when she finds her following her, and rigs large incendiary bombs to destroy the Melrose apartment complex and everyone in it... once and for all!
11 Sep 1995Description ▼
The morning after Kimberly blows up the Melrose apartment complex, everyone is in the hospital suffering from some form of injury. Alison is temporarily flash-blinded and Billy postpones his honeymoon with Brooke to move back into his ruined apartment to support Alison. Richard Hart, who's wife was killed in the blast (and the only fatality), is comforted by an unusually callous Jane who proposes to continue business at the company as usual. Meanwhile, Kimberly is arrested and is so bewildered that she can't remember anything about the bombing the night before, while Peter prevents Michael from sending her to a county psychiatry ward in order to take care of her himself. Jake wakes up in the hospital after surviving the fall and is hurt with the news that Jess did not, leading him to take out his frustrations on Jo. In jail, Matt contacts his parents for help in facing a murder trial and they hire Alycia Barnett, a professional criminal lawyer, to help him. But unfortunately for Matt, skepticism knows no bounds for in a recycled storyline (see ep. It's a Bad World After All), not only Matt's lawyer but his own parents, refuse to believe him that he's innocent of the murder he's being charged with.
2Melrose Is Like a Box of Chocolates
18 Sep 1995Description ▼
The bomb damage spawns strange new living arrangements: Amanda moving in with Sydney, Matt with Jo, and Alison with Jane. Alison then starts using her condition to manipulate Billy to care for her, while Jane plays office power games with Richard. Meanwhile, Peter lobbies on behalf of Kimberly, who must be declared mentally competent to stand trial for the bombing. Alison demands her job back at D&D and an unusually sympathetic Amanda agrees with her. Brooke freaks out when she finds out that Alison is coming back to work, and an inheritance from her deceased mother that she expected after her marriage to Billy turns out to be much less than she thought. Brooke's father offers her a full some of money, but only after she divorces Billy whom Mr. Amrstrong has never approved of in the first place. A mentally unstable Matt gets released on bail and gives everyone a hard time having lost his trust in mankind over being framed for murder and now facing a murder trial. Jake has a hard time getting over Jess' death and continues pushing Jo away. Also, Sydney gets a job as the receptionist in Peter and Michael's newly opened private practice.
20 Sep 1995Description ▼
Alison continues to deceive Billy by exaggerating her state of health, even after she regains her eye-sight, in which his attention to her sends Brooke to threaten Alison. Peter calls a second psychiatrist to evaluate Kimberly before her court hearing about her mental condition. Meanwhile, Matt gets in mortal danger when, against the warnings from his lawyer Alycia, he decides to set up a sting operation by himself for Paul to admit that he framed him. While Jake and Jo rekindle, Jane fears she may have overstepped her bounds with Richard after she hires Jo as the new staff photographer at his company without consulting him first.
25 Sep 1995Description ▼
Brooke travels to Miami, Florida on a secret mission to dig up information on Amanda's past and she finds Jack Parezi, Amanda's shady mobster ex-husband who believes her to be long dead. Brooke then returns to Los Angeles and uses what she found to blackmail Amanda for a promotion at D&D. Kimberly is committed to a maximum security asylum and receives electro shock therapy under Peter's supervision, while she is haunted by the mysterious Henry again. Michael romances Sydney to get her help to keep Kimberly in the hospital. Meanwhile, Jess' ex-wife, Shelly, arrives in L.A. and moves in with Jake, making Jo uncomfortable. Matt is approached by Tom Reilly, the leader of a Gay Rights group, to sue Dr. Calvin Hobbs, the hospital's Chief of Staff, because of discrimination after he fired him. Jane gets a marriage proposal from Richard and shortly after, announces taking credit for a new line of dresses to get more control of Richard's firm, which is officially renamed Hart-Mancini. Also, Billy learns that Alison has regained her eyesight and is not pleased that she did not tell him the truth sooner.
02 Oct 1995Description ▼
Anxious to get to the bottom of Kimberly's mental problems, Peter contacts her mother who arrives in Los Angeles to visit her in the asylum where Mrs. Shaw finally reveals the origins about the mysterious Henry. Brooke's father, Hayley, approaches Alison and asks for her help in breaking up Brooke and Billy and a mutual attraction between the two of them develops. Meanwhile, Dr. Hobbs tries to settle Matt's lawsuit privately with $30,000 and a better job, but Matt refuses. Jack Parezi arrives in Los Angeles to find Amanda, while Brooke tries to keep his presence under wraps and Billy learns what Brooke did to get ahead at D&D. Also, Jo becomes all the more jealous when Jake continues hanging out with Shelly, and Jane confides in Jo that she may not be ready for marriage with Richard.
6The Jane Mutiny
09 Oct 1995Description ▼
Despite the support of Tom and his Gay Rights group, Matt still becomes unsure about suing Hobbs. But during a deposition, when Hobbs blurts out his hatred of gays, it all turns out well for Matt. Kimberly is released from the mental hospital and Peter takes her home to his house and keep her in his custody, but Michael and Sydney are not pleased with the news. At Jane and Richard's engagement party, a drunken Jo confronts him about Jane not being in love with him. Meanwhile, Brooke is upset when she discovers that her father is dating Alison, while she has problems to come up with a new account. So, Brooke ask Alison to help her land her father's account with D&D to get her get part of the credit. Also, Jack confronts Amanda and tells her he just wants a quick divorce, but she correctly suspects that he's up to something.
7Let the Games Begin
16 Oct 1995Description ▼
Sydney and Michael hire an actor to play Henry to Kimberly, hoping she will go off the deep end again. Jane confession to Richard of not loving him only makes their relationship suffer and as a result, Jane terminates her friendship with Jo. Meanwhile, Jack hires D&D for an ad campaign while Amanda still fears for her life and Billy too after she tells him all about Jack. Alison changes her mind about being involved with Hayley and lets him go further, and an unhappy Brooke tries to intervene. After Matt and his father have an argument over what Matt wants to do with his life, Mr. Fielding suffers a heart attack and Matt tries to make peace to his father before he dies. Also, Shelly tries to seduce Jake at Amanda's big "survivor" pool party at the newly renovated Melrose complex.
8Dial M for Melrose
23 Oct 1995Description ▼
After Jack tries to kill Amanda at his mansion, he falls off a balcony and lands in a coma. Amanda goes to Peter for help who promises to help her avoid attempted murder charges, and get rid of Jack's mafia lawyer, Nick Diamond, who begins tailing her. But Michael sees a chance to find some dirt on Peter to use against him and cuts in, making Jack his patient. Meanwhile, Kimberly fills her boredom by calling Dr. Joyce Brothers' radio call-in show to talk of her problems and when she learns from Sydney about Peter spending time with Amanda, she violates her parole. Peter finally tells Kimberly why he's determined to help her which stems from his previous wife who also suffered from a mental illness. But Kimberly eventually faces her fear and confronts the actor, Mark Paul, hired to play Henry and is happy to be over him for good. Hayley and Alison reveal their engagement to Brooke and Billy. After his father's funeral, Matt tells his mother that he will keep his promise to his father by going to medical school. Also, Shelly buys a computer to help Jake with his accounts at Shooters while he tries to make up for lost time with Jo.
30 Oct 1995
06 Nov 1995Description ▼
After the comatose Jack dies, Sydney starts blackmailing Amanda with the tape she said about him for half of his estate. Meanwhile, Jo joins Richard in Hawaii and they immediately begin an impassioned affair. During a business trip, Alison and Billy are stranded at a small airstrip in the hills where they swap stories about her coming marriage to Hayley and Brooke's unexpected pregnancy. Matt is excited when he learns that he has been accepted to medical school, but not after finding out that Michael did some altering of his entrance test score. Also, Kimberly tells Peter how she has been filling in as a radio-show host and wants the monitoring bracelet off her wrist to make this change into a full-time radio therapist. With strings pulled by Peter, Kimberly moves into Melrose and into Sydney's apartment, prompting Amanda to throw Sydney out for trying to blackmail her, while Peter tries to get back together with Amanda.
13 Nov 1995Description ▼
Kimberly tries to get Peter to remove her monitoring bracelet so she can begin a new life for herself while he continues to try to win back Amanda. Meanwhile, Jane becomes angry after learning that Richard and Jo are now a couple, so she begins to temp Michael for her needs hoping to make Richard jealous. Matt gets a job at Shooters and uses Jake's computer for information on his accounts and discovers some suspicious transactions made by Shelly. Sydney throws a surprise 30th birthday party at the beach house for Michael, who tries to get the blackmail tape away from her. On their honeymoon in Mexico, Alison sees another side of Hayley when she witnesses him getting angry over some business of his. In Miami, Jack Parezi's body is flown in for his burial. After the funeral, Jack's mafioso father Vince (who's even more deranged and misogynist then Jack), tries to persuade Bobby, Jack's older but more passive brother, to kill Amanda for Jack's death.
12Kimberly Does L.A.
20 Nov 1995Description ▼
Kimberly becomes the new host for her own radio call-in show, K-CHAT in L.A., and gets a strange frequent caller, named Vic, who harasses her about his troubles. Jake refuses to believe Matt's suspicions that Shelly is embezzling money from Shooters, until he catches her after learning first-hand about his low bank account level. Meanwhile, Alison suspects something's wrong with Hayley's finances when he puts his mansion up for sale. Bobby Parezi arrives in Los Angeles under orders to kill Amanda, but he doesn't have the heart to carry it out. Peter also begins to have second thoughts about breaking up with Amanda. Jane invites Michael over at her place for dinner and to show him off to Richard and Jo. Also, Billy and Brooke decide to move into Alison's vacant apartment.
13Hook, Line and Hayley
27 Nov 1995Description ▼
Bobby meets with Amanda and reveals that he has a crush on her since his childhood. But she wants nothing to do with him or his mafioso family, while Peter becomes jealous over Bobby's presence. Meanwhile, Kimberly is held captive by the psychotic Vic in a condemned building where he threatens to kill her since he is revealed to be a serial killer. Hayley takes Alison for a cruise on his yacht to Mexico where he tells her that he is now on the run from bill collectors after a number of failed business deals. Jane continues dating Michael, while Richard tells Jo about his idea of both of them starting another clothing design business, excluding Jane. Shelly is sent to prison, but literally gets the last laugh when she tells Jake of all the money she embezzled to ruin him financially as payback for Jess' death.
14Two Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
04 Dec 1995Description ▼
Matt meets Alan Ross, a gay film actor in the hospital recovering from a broken hand, whom he spends some time with. Meanwhile, Kimberly comes back to work at the hospital in the psychiatric ward and Sydney reluctantly hires her as her therapist over her problems with Michael and Jane back together. Richard continues his romance with Jo, despite the fact that he still have romantic feelings for Jane what will not go away. Bobby befriends Peter and tries to use him for his own needs. Alison has a hard time getting over Hayley's drowning and relapses into alcoholism when she learns that she has been excluded from his will. Also, Jake discovers that he is broke as a result of Shelly's successful embezzlement scheme and meets with a loan-shark for help save Shooters from bankruptcy.
15Oy! to the World
11 Dec 1995Description ▼
Billy reluctantly helps Alison salvage her business accounts, while Brooke discovers that she isn't pregnant and hesitates on telling Billy. Jane finds out about Richard and Jo planning to oust her from Hart-Mancini. Meanwhile, Amanda and Bobby get together to do business with the family TV cable company, but FBI agents approach Amanda and warn her to stay away from him. Matt spends more time with Alan who discover that they have lots of things in common. Also, Sydney helps prepare the annual hospital Christmas fund raiser at Bobby's house where she becomes insanely jealous about seeing Jane and Michael together and gives ends up giving a drunk Jane a glass of champagne spiked with Sydney's tranquilizer medication.
01 Jan 1996Description ▼
Jane is paralyzed on her right side after suffering from a stroke caused by drinking too much drugged champagne at the Christmas party, while Kimberly helps a guilt-ridden Sydney cover her tracks in the incident. Brooke tells Billy that she had a miscarriage, but when he learns the truth that Brooke was never pregnant, he threatens her with divorce. Meanwhile, Peter gets cranky when he is faced with a malpractice suit, so Bobby invites him, Amanda and Alison over as his house in Palm Springs where he professes his love to Amanda. Also, Matt asks Alan to spend New Year's Day with him, but Alan wants to go to New York for an acting job.
17The Brooke Stops Here
08 Jan 1996Description ▼
Billy finds Brooke after she tries to kill herself by slashing her wrists. Brooks survives and Billy decides to stay with her then be with Alison. Alan moves in with Matt where Kimberly fills him on Matt's past history. Meanwhile, Sydney plants the tranquilizers she used to drug Jane in Richard's office, and Jo hesitates on what to do when she finds them. Amanda is caught in the middle of Peter and Bobby's personal conflict for her attention. Jake sinks more and more into debt when he's asked by his loan-shark, Monty, to collect money from one of his deadbeat clients as partial payback for the loan. Sydney becomes upset with Jane staying at the beach house and Michael becomes more upset when he learns that Jane's flirtation with him was all an act.
18Sydney, Bothered & Bewildered
15 Jan 1996Description ▼
When caring for disabled Jane becomes too much of a burden on Sydney, she plans to re-locate Jane in a convalescent home. Amanda tells Peter that it's over between them for she is back together with Bobby, who privately threatens Peter to stay away from them. Meanwhile, Brooke becomes more insanely jealous after she discovers Alison getting friendly with Billy. Jo learns from Matt that the pills she found have the same substance found in Jane's bloodstream, but she loves Richard too much to report him to the police. Elsewhere, Peter reluctantly lets a homeless Michael temporarily stay at his house while he plots to get back at Bobby.
19The Bobby Trap
22 Jan 1996Description ▼
Alycia Barnett returns as Bobby's lawyer where Peter flirts with her wanting to invest in Bobby's TV cable company. Jake looks after Jane and a renewed attraction between them develops. Jo and Richard ask Jane to return to Hart-Mancini after she saves a major client from leaving, but she refuses and decides to start her own design business. Meanwhile, Billy has had enough of Brooke's hysterics both at home and at work, in which he throws her out of his apartment and files for divorce. Anxious to find out what Kimberly is up to, Michael gives her a shot of truth serum where she tells him that it was Sydney who poisoned Jane, in which Sydney moves out of his beach house for good. Matt feels uncomfortable about Alan being a ladies man in his acting career and spends time with David Erikson, the hospital's new Social Services person. Also, Vince Parezi arrives in Los Angeles and again tells Bobby to carry out his order to kill Amanda. When Bobby refuses, Vince and his thugs end up taking Bobby and Amanda hostage where Vince again threatens Bobby to kill Amanda or he will kill Bobby instead.
20No Lifeguard on Duty
05 Feb 1996Description ▼
In this two-hour episode, Alycia tells Bobby that he owes $2 million to operate his TV cable company. Amanda offers to help Bobby while Peter hires Sydney as his date at a hospital fund raiser to break up Bobby and Amanda, but it doesn't work, and Sydney just ends up with a wine-splattered dress. Meanwhile, Jake offers Jane his garage to start her new business, much to Jo's dismay. Determined to sink Jane, Richard makes his employees, including Jo, work overtime to put out a new line. The serial killer/rapist Vic, released from jail by a computer error, kidnaps Kimberly in her car until Michael arrives to rescue her in a high-speed car chase, which ends with Vic's fiery death and a renewed romance between Michael and Kimberly. Matt, still uncomfortable about Alan not wanting to reveal his homosexuality to the public, threatens to break up with him if he doesn't come out of the closet. Brooke's life falls further apart after she is evicted from her hotel room when Billy cancels her credit cards. Then Amanda fires Brooke from D&D for her tardiness and hostility, in which Alison finds Brooke, broke and alone, living in her car and lets her stay at her apartment, much to Billy's chagrin.
21Devil in a Wet Dress
12 Feb 1996Description ▼
Alison and Billy find Brooke dead in the Melrose swimming pool after she accidentally fell in while drunk. Billy has a hard time getting over Brooke's death in which he becomes haunted by her songfully ghost. Matt becomes jealous when Alan is rehearsing a romance scene with an actress named Valerie. Meanwhile, Jane asks Alison to help her start her new design company, and in the process, lands a big account that Richard was after. In an effort to ease tensions between Peter and Bobby, Amanda arranges a double-date with her and Bobby, Peter and Alycia. Elsewhere, Michael asks Kimberly to stay at his beach house and Sydney moves back into her old apartment.
22The Circle of Strife
19 Feb 1996Description ▼
Michael proposes to Kimberly again and she gets him to fire Sydney from their practice. But Sydney decides to even the score by filing a lawsuit against both Peter and Michael for sexual harassment. Peter convinces Alycia that he loves her and asks for her help to entrap Bobby in a monetary incident with a U.S. Senator. Meanwhile, Jane becomes peeved when Jo accidentally takes her sketch book of her latest designs and leaves it in Richard's office where he takes advantage of the incident and steals the ideas for himself. Billy starts acting more aggressive at work when he uses Alison to look bad to net a new account to land it for himself. Also, Alan finally discovers the intimate relationship between Matt and David.
23Run, Billy, Run
26 Feb 1996Description ▼
The increasingly reckless Billy bribes Amanda into doubling his salary if he gets another major account, which he does by stealing a campaign idea after seducing the female executive from a rival advertising company. Peter sends the photos Alycia took of Bobby and the senator to a TV station to air them with a fabricated story about Bobby bribing the senator for TV license permits. But Peter discovers too late that Amanda was also part of Bobby's TV cable company and she is soon the target of the press as well. Peter has an inside contact, named Lou Chandler, to suppress any involvement of Amanda with Bobby's cable company so she will not face bribery charges. Amanda also refuses to believe Bobby's true claims of not knowing anything about the bribe scandal and she breaks up with him. But when Alycia discovers that Peter used her to destroy Bobby's reputation and win Amanda back, Alycia (turning into yet another greedy and amoral character) blackmails Peter by telling him that she wants full control of Bobby's cable company. Meanwhile, Jane and Jake go to Richard's fashion show where Jane finally gets even when she sets off the sprinkler system, ruining the show. While on their honeymoon, Kimberly and Michael receive harassing phone calls from Sydney.
25The Burning Couch
11 Mar 1996Description ▼
Kimberly continues to have bizarre delusions as Betsy when she torches the beach house sofa, and eventually goes to Peter for help. Sydney tries to help Bobby who's facing battery charges against Peter and they learn that Alycia now owns 100% of his cable company. Meanwhile, Peter tries to get the $2 million for Alycia to run Bobby's cable company in order to escape from her control, and meets with Billy's winery client for the money. Jake becomes angry at Jane when Jo tells him that she was responsible for causing the disaster at Richard's fashion show in which he becomes drunk and spends a wild night with Clare Duncan, Jane's new assistant. Also, Matt becomes upset when a tabloid magazine features him with Alan. But at the end, Alan approaches Matt and tells him that he as decided to let the world know of his homosexuality, even at the expense of his acting career and wishes that it would have worked out between them.
26Triumph of the Bill
18 Mar 1996Description ▼
During a business convention, Billy again resorts to hardball tactics when he steals some compromising photos of actress Julie Newmar, so he can get her as a client and get Amanda to give him the power of working with other clients than to Alison. Meanwhile, Richard schemes to break up Jake and Jane by paying Clare to tell Jane about her and Jake's night together and Jo breaks up with Richard after learning of his plans for Jane. Peter discovers that Kimberly has developed yet another personality: a biker girl named Rita. Also, Sydney finds a bankrupt Bobby, now working as an airplane mechanic, to move in with her at Melrose on a "platonic" basis.
27What Comes Up, Must Come Down
25 Mar 1996Description ▼
At Kimberly's request, Peter takes Michael on a getaway to San Diego, where both of them are pursued by a conniving woman named Teri Carson who wants them to vote first place for her teenage daughter, Brandi, in a beauty pageant. Meanwhile, Jo babysits Tyler, the abused 5-year-old son of Sydney's old college friend Lori. When Amanda's power at D&D is threatened, Billy offers to help her, but he is hurt when she rebuffs his advances. Alison, having enough of the unethical business attitudes at D&D, resigns from the agency for good and gets a new job as a waitress at Shooters. David leaves Matt for good when all he talks about is his lost relationship with Alan. Jane gets angry at Jake after he meets with Richard to ask him to take Jane back to his sagging company. Also, Sydney decides to get a tattoo for herself and gets a drunk Bobby to do likewise.
15 Apr 1996Description ▼
Teri Carson arrives in Los Angeles determined to get revenge against Michael and Peter for her daughter's loss in the pageant when she blackmails Michael by threatening to tell Kimberly that he slept with Brandi and has Peter arrested for statutory rape after he refuses to give into Teri's demands for blackmail money. Meanwhile, Richard and Jane take a business trip to New York where he forces himself upon her. Jo meets with Dr. Dominick O'Malley, an expert doctor on child abuse, regarding Tyler's condition. Bobby doesn't want to invest in an old friend's movie offer as the producer, but the greedy Sydney does, unaware what's in store for her. After botching an account, Billy finally realizes his self-destructive nature and comes to his senses when he visits Brooke's grave to say his goodbye and return to his good self. At the end, Kimberly's multi-personality becomes worse when she (as Betsy) hits an unsuspecting Michael on the head with a hammer.
29 Apr 1996Description ▼
Amanda and Peter finally reconcile after she intervenes and solves his legal problems with Teri. Michael, still unaware of Kimberly's multi-personality disorder, confesses his infidelity to her about Brandi. Kimberly responds by throwing Michael out of the beach house, not for his unfaithfulness, but because she fears for his life. Meanwhile, Jane tells Alison that Richard date raped her in New York, but does not want to report the incident. Dr. O'Malley requests a date with Jo in exchange for him to find out more about Tyler's condition. Elsewhere, Sydney learns that Alycia and Peter were behind Bobby's cable-business fiasco and informs him of the news. When Bobby confronts Alycia, she murders him by pushing him through a high-rise window in which Peter becomes a suspect, and Alycia too ends up dead in a car accident when she attempts to flee town.
30Peter's Excellent Adventure
06 May 1996Description ▼
Peter finds himself in a living hell when he is charged with Bobby's murder and shortly after, he's taken captive by the schizophrenic Kimberly who places him in a remote insane asylum and subjects him to electro-shock treatment headed by the Nurse Benson, the head clinic nurse, and her brutal orderlies. Meanwhile, Amanda and Michael search for Peter after he misses his appointment with the police to turn himself in. At Jake's urging, Jane sees a prosecutor regarding Richard's assault on her, but she backs out and plans something else, involving a gun. Dr. O'Malley's sexist comment about how difficult single mothers are angers Jo, and Matt accidentally gets pricked with a tainted needle while giving a rebellious homeless boy an injection.
31Full Metal Betsy
13 May 1996Description ▼
In the asylum, Peter charms Nurse Benson to plan an escape before Kimberly/Betsy has surgery to be performed on him, while Amanda and Michael continue their search for Kimberly and Peter. Meanwhile, Jo and Dr. O'Malley become more close, but Matt's sudden collapse due to meningitis from the tainted needle drives a wedge between them. Billy fails in another attempt to get Alison back. After accidentally learning from Michael that it was Sydney who poisoned her during the Christmas Eve party, Jane blackmails her to get her help to murder Richard.
32Dead Sisters Walking
20 May 1996Description ▼
In the two-hour season final, Michael and Amanda put themselves in danger when they break into the Willowbrook asylum in an attempt to rescue Peter from Kimberly/Betsy, only to end up as captives themselves. Then, during a struggle to escape with Nurse Benson's help, Kimberly falls from a balcony and is once again put in a coma. Back in Los Angeles, Alison becomes attracted to Jake when he attempts to get her and Billy back together. Dr. O'Malley proposes marriage to Jo and wants her to leave Melrose and come with him to Bosnia for a medical/photo tour. Matt gets into a bad habit of taking pep pills while recovering from his illness. In the second part, Peter gets arrested by the police where Amanda refuses to testify against Peter and even marries him on the spot in jail to avoid testimony. But later, the police tell Amanda that they have uncovered something from Peter's past: Peter Burns is not his real name. Meanwhile, Jane looks into buying a boutique shop to re-start her own design business and offers Samantha Reilly, one of the young workers, a job as the assistant manager and space in her apartment. Jane thereafter sheds her pushover image and plots to kill Richard, with Sydney's help. But after Sydney hesitates to carry out the murder, she and Jane end up beating Richard to death and burying him in the nearby woods.... but is he really dead?
23 Sep 1996Description ▼
Jane and Sydney's confrontation with Richard comes to a shocking end when Richard is killed by a policeman before he can kill them. At Peter's pre-trial hearing, Taylor is in attendance when Peter takes the witness stand after Kimberly's testimony falters, but she regains her memory at the last moment and Peter is freed. Meanwhile, Billy organizes a surprise going-away party for Alison, but gets a bigger surprise when he learns of her and Jake. Also, Michael is asked about Matt's drug use, and Samantha's not sure if she wants to live at Melrose.
4Hunka Hunka Burnin Love
30 Sep 1996Description ▼
Despite of his feelings for Alison, Billy asks Samantha out on a date and later blabs about Alison and Jake's romantic involvement in front of everyone. Peter fires Sydney after she sells his house to make amends meet for Peter's legal defense, and she immediately gets another job at Jane's boutique store. Meanwhile, Kimberly turns in her medical license when the hospital board has in inquiry about her. Taylor continues to be obsessed with Peter, and asks Amanda to help her and Kyle in a advertising place for their restaurant. Amanda, being paranoid and suspicious as always, takes an instant dislike to Taylor, despite her casual attitude and attempts to be friendly for Amanda correctly suspects that Taylor is up to something. Also, Matt continues his drug use and threatens Michael who threatens to turn him in after finding out of his painkiller addiction.
28 Oct 1996Description ▼
After Jane inadvertently torches Alison's new apartment, she slowly goes crazy and begins to stalk and harass both Alison and Jake. Meanwhile, Amanda is in Santa Barbara on her honeymoon with Peter, while Taylor continues to peruse him. At D&D, Arthur Field, the ruthless chairman of the board, hires his equally ruthless son, Craig, as a junior associate and puts Billy in charge of showing him around. Michael becomes frustrated after Kimberly won't return his sexual advances. Sydney meets Kyle for the first time and then some. Also, Matt is committed to a rehab center and meets the owner Dr. Dan Hathaway, a former drug addict himself.
7Young Doctors in Heat
11 Nov 1996Description ▼
Amanda struggles to maintain control of D&D and her marriage to Peter when he moves out of her apartment and in with Michael and Kimberly after a heated argument. Meanwhile, Jane continues to stalk Jake and Alison, and he gets frustrated at not being able to do anything when Jane goes to the police first and charges HIM with harassment. Matt tells Dan that he wants to leave rehab because he has feelings for him. Billy and Samantha try to move forward with their relationship. Michael continues to lust after Megan who refuses to tell him about herself. Also, Samantha sets a lonely Sydney up on a blind date with a friend who turns out to be a sex-addict.
11 Nov 1996Description ▼
While Amanda is out of town on business, Taylor confronts Peter and reveals that she happens to be Victoria (formerly Vicki) Taylor Davis, the younger sister of his long-dead first wife and she has had strong feelings for him all along which explains why Taylor settled in Los Angeles. But Peter does not want to say anything to Amanda because he knows that she will naturally get jealous and paranoid to this turn of events. Michael wants to know more about Megan and when she refuses to tell him, he investigates and discovers her to be a prostitute. Kimberly becomes depressed after her doctor tells her that she has three months to live for she has an inoperable brain tumor. Meanwhile, Jake confronts Jane to leave him and Alison alone in which she breaks down and reveals her true disturbed roots. Sydney takes a liking to Kyle who tries to keep distant to her. Also, Craig dumps work on Billy while he goes out on a date with Samantha.
9Farewell, Mikes Concubine
18 Nov 1996Description ▼
Michael campaigns to become the new chief of staff at Wilshire Hospital, as does Peter, and as does Dr. Irene Shulman, the overachieving chief resident. Meanwhile, Kimberly meets with Megan thus revealing that Kimberly hired Megan to seduce Michael to get him sexually active again. Kimberly orders Megan to end the charade with Michael. But Michael refuses back away from Megan. After Amanda saves Craig from botching an account, he reluctantly agrees to tell her about his father's plans to oust her from D&D. Alison sees an opportunity to come back to D&D temporarily when Amanda asks her help to keep a major account. Dan exercises emotional caution in his burgeoning relationship with Matt after their first date. Craig continues to pursue Samantha, much to Billy's wariness, while Sydney does the same with Kyle, and Taylor continues the same with Peter who continues to lie to Amanda about what he knows about Taylor.
10Nice Work If You Can Get It
25 Nov 1996Description ▼
Jane goes to Chicago to visit her parents and later gets a big surprise when she accidentally discovers that she has been adopted. Back in Los Angeles, Craig flexes his new muscle at D&D after learning that he was willed the majority of D&D's stock. Meanwhile, Kimberly tells Megan her secret that she's dying from a brain tumor and sets a plan for Michael's future which she asks him for a quick divorce. Peter returns to work, but has a hard day in surgery when he loses a patient. Taylor ignores Kyle's warning to stay away from Peter and as a result, he moves closer to Sydney. Samantha gives Craig one of her new paintings to hang in his new office at D&D. Alison ponders Jake's business proposal to her to give her part-ownership of Shooters. Also, Dan asks Matt to a formal hospital fund-raiser.
02 Dec 1996Description ▼
Sydney's romance with Kyle eludes her when he tells her that their tryst in the restaurant was a one-time thing and that's it, and Sydney suffers further unhappiness when she learns Jane's news who then decides to track down her real biological mother. Megan expresses doubts to Kimberly about Michael's true feelings for her. Meanwhile, Billy gives love-life advice to Alison, who then decides to accept Jake's business offer. On another diner date, Matt meets one of Dan's former patients (and lovers) who cautions him about Dan's handling of relationships. Amanda, under orders from Arthur Field, takes Craig out for dinner to find out more about his plans for D&D, while Craig presents Samantha with her new loft for her to live in and paint. Also, Peter becomes more and more depressed about his life after he freezes during an operation.
12Quest for Mother
09 Dec 1996Description ▼
Jane finally meets her biological mother, Sherri Doucette, a mysterious ex-actress who's not what she appears to be. Craig threatens to reveal some long-kept secret about his father if he won't stop harassing him at work. Meanwhile, Michael is hesitant about moving ahead with his future with Megan. Dan asks Matt to move in with him at his house after Michael moves into Matt's apartment. Peter considers dumping medicine for golf and later loses a bet with Kyle on the golf course. Afterward, Peter joins Taylor at a church for a memorial service to her sister. Kyle hires Sydney full time at a hostess at the restaurant which angers a jealous Taylor, and Billy tries to find out what Craig's plans are for Samantha.
16 Dec 1996Description ▼
Amanda persuades Peter to start seeing a therapist when he starts acting insanely jealous and manic-mannered, especially when he creates an ugly scene at a business dinner with Craig. Meanwhile, Jane persuades Sherri to spend the Christmas holiday with her, where she tells Jane more about her past. Samantha goes to an art gallery auction to try to recover one of her paintings that Sydney sold to Kyle and pocketed the money, and Billy tries to get another painting away from Craig that he keeps in his office. Sydney meets a reclusive millionaire, named Carter Galivan, whom she hopes he will buy the painting she is trying to sell. Kimberly tells Megan of a plan to kill herself to end all of Michael's fiscal problems. Jake sweeps away Alison's holiday blues with a vacation to Park City, Utah, which turns less than cheerful. Also, Matt starts seeing Dan's possessive side when he showers him with assorted gifts.
14The Accidental Doctor
06 Jan 1997Description ▼
Kyle unsuccessfully tries to get Peter and Amanda back together during his birthday party at his restaurant. Peter continues to sulk about his sagging medical career which drives a further riff between him and Amdanda. But later, Peter gets an emotional boost when he saves the life of an elderly woman from choking at a traffic accident. Meanwhile, Sydney visits Carter Galivan at his house again during a formal fund raiser where he gives her a new sports car that was given to him as a gift. Tensions arise between Jane and Sherri, in which Jane learns from Sherri's neighbor, Ed, about Sherri's alcoholism and depression. Billy tries to help Samantha to visit her home town and an impassioned affair finally begins between them. Dan and Matt make amends meet, but only temporarily due to Dan's possessiveness and unpredictable behavior. Also, Michael hesitates to sign the papers finalizing his divorce from Kimberly.
15Escape from L.A.
13 Jan 1997Description ▼
A rejuvenated Peter tries to reconcile with Amanda, who proves more difficult than he thought, while Dan tries to do the same for Matt. But Dan's further possessiveness results him injuring Matt again. After Jane's boutique shop is burglarized, she turns into a recluse which makes Sherri wonder if she has failed as a mother. Then a surprise visit from Jane's parents makes her realize that she wants to get a new start on life and she decides to move back to Chicago with them, and Sherri decides to start a relationship with Ed. Amanda learns from a drunken Craig his long-kept secret about his father and using it to come into power at D&D. Sydney is asked by Carter's bodyguard, Walter, to hang out with Carter at his house, but she resents it when business meetings interfere. Megan, under orders from Kimberly, takes Michael to Las Vegas for a wild weekend of fun and gambling where she persuades him to marry her.
16The Eyes of the Storm
20 Jan 1997Description ▼
Michael runs to Kimberly's side after learning of her health condition, but she runs away. Meanwhile, Amanda plays her hand with Craig and his father and during a hostile confrontation, Field suffers a fatal heart attack. Sydney moves in with Samantha and takes over Jane's boutique shop after she moves away and learns that it's in financial straits. Sydney then goes to Kyle for a loan, but help comes from another mysterious source: Carter. Peter takes action after he learns about Dan's abusive nature which leads to a confrontation with Matt about his problems. Also, Jake is excited with Alison's news that she's pregnant, but she's dubious about the direction of this turn of events.
20Men Are from Melrose
17 Feb 1997Description ▼
Jake returns to Los Angeles where he seeks another chance to get Alison back. Meanwhile, Nick threatens both Taylor and Peter after snapping a few compromising photos of them together. Michael is forced by Kimberly to choose either her or Megan. Carter continues to enjoy his view of the real world. But when Carter learns that he's a part of a competition for Sydney, he realizes that the world is not for him and decides to go back to his reclusive business world. At the end, Megan gets an unpleasant surprise when she is visited by Josh Laughlin, her former pimp.
21Frames R Us
24 Feb 1997Description ▼
A nearly broke Craig moves into #8 apartment at Melrose to continue his pursuit and revenge against Amanda. Meanwhile, Josh introduces himself to Michael and threatens to expose Megan's past life at a hospital benefit, which all turns out to be Kimberly's plan to break up Michael and Megan. Peter and Taylor plot a dangerous scheme to steal Nick's incriminating photos of them together when Taylor drugs him long enough for Peter to sneak into his apartment to take the pictures. Undaunted, Nick and Craig switch to "Plan B" where Craig informs Amanda of Peter's liaison with Taylor, and she finally gives herself to him.
22Screams from a Marriage
03 Mar 1997Description ▼
Josh continues Kimberly's plan to break up Megan and Michael when he plays all three of them against each other and sets Megan up to be arrested for solicitation to make it complete. Meanwhile, Matt's angry and rebellious 16-year-old niece, Chelsea, arrives in town for the funeral of her father (Matt's older brother), and causes concern for Matt and his mother. After a torrid night with Craig, Amanda realizes her mistake and rejects him, but he becomes oblivious to it and still wants in on a relationship. Taylor's world comes crashing down around her after Nick gives Kyle more proof of her and Peter's affair, in which he throws her out of his apartment and forces Nick to leave town after he beats Peter up.
24From Here to Maternity
17 Mar 1997Description ▼
Against her doctor's orders to ease her work load, Alison goes to D&D to meet with a client. Meanwhile, Michael hires Megan as the new receptionist at Burns-Mancini practice despite Peter's wariness. Kimberly is hospitalized and is told of a new problem in her medical condition that could help her or kill her. With Samantha's help, Matt tries to find his runaway niece while he argues with his mother over who will take custody of Chelsea. Amanda invites Craig for a weekend drive up the coast where she tells him of a new turn in her life of vowing to be celibate for an indefinite period. Sydney meets Hilda Morris, the woman suing her, and her sleazy lawyer, Harry Dean, who make it clear that they will not back down from the lawsuit and plan to take all assets that Sydney owns. At the end, Samantha's ex-con father, Jim Reilly, suddenly shows up for a surprise visit.
25Last Exit to Ohio
31 Mar 1997Description ▼
Kimberly's mother arrives in town to persuade her to return home with her to Cleveland after learning of her health condition from Michael and Megan. Meanwhile, Sydney plays detective to prove that the woman suing her is a fraud, but once again gets bad luck when the conniving Hilda plays everyone against Sydney. Billy learns details about Samantha's father, Jim, about his criminal days and how Samantha turned him in after he moves in with them. Jake maintains a bedside vigil for Alison when she is hospitalized after developing serious problems with her pregnancy and might lose the baby. Peter begins to see Taylor as his long-death wife Beth, and Amanda is persuaded by Craig to go out with him for a night on the town, where Kyle joins them. Also, Chelsea gets a disturbing phone call from her long-estranged mother.
27Deja Vu, All Over Again
14 Apr 1997Description ▼
Michael's devious younger sister, Jennifer Mancini, arrives in town from New York to stay, and moves in with him and Megan at the beach house and soon shows her true arrogant colors when she meets with Amanda for a job at D&D. Meanwhile, Craig thinks romancing Sydney will solve D&D's legal problems after she follows Harry's advice to sue the agency. Alison has an uncomfortable meeting with Colleen, Jake's former girlfriend and mother of his son, who arrives for a visit and makes Alison vulnerable to fall off the wagon again. Matt tries to stop Chelsea from going to Paris with Denise. Samantha secretly uses Billy's money to finance her father's next move after she learns that he has actually escaped from prison and asks her to hide him long enough for him to leave the country. Amanda goes out with Kyle to various art gallery exhibitions, and Taylor tries to fulfill Peter's fantasy of making herself as his dead wife Beth.
29Ultimatums and the Single Guy
28 Apr 1997Description ▼
Jennifer gets a job as a waitress/exotic dancer at a strip club which worries Megan fearing that Jennifer will follow down the path of prostitution as Megan did when she first started out that way. Meanwhile, an adoption agent interviews Jake and Alison about a possible adoption plan, which falls apart due to their increased drinking. Amanda demands a documentation on her investment with Kyle and later they both meet with Peter and Taylor to talk about divorce. Craig continues to woo Sydney and finally gets her to soften her stance on the lawsuit, but the greedy Harry is not pleased and threatens Sydney. Billy learns the truth about Samantha's father's escape from prison and soon finds himself in trouble when two detectives question him about the whereabouts of Jim. Taylor complains to Michael about Peter's increasing obsession about making her as his late wife. Matt and Denise agree to schedule shared custody of Chelsea for a while, but Denise secretly asks Chelsea to be less kind to Matt in the journal she is keeping of his movements.
32Whos Afraid of Amanda Woodward?: Part 1
19 May 1997Description ▼
In the two-hour season final, Samantha is arrested when her father slips away from a police dragnet. Billy makes a deal to get her out of jail so the police will lead her to Jim. After Jake sells Shooters, Alison plots a course to make his dream of owning his own restaurant in Ojai come true. Meanwhile, Craig and Sydney announce their engagement and also their plan to leave D&D to form their own advertising agency which prompts a mass exodus of clients and workers, unable to stand Amanda's tyranny at the company. Michael makes Megan an unwitting accomplice with him and Taylor in order to make Peter lose his position as chief of staff at the hospital. Matt goes to court for the custody of Chelsea, who loses sympathy for her mother when Denise returns home one night drunk and a guy she picks up makes a pass on her.
1Divorce Dominican Style
27 Jul 1998Description ▼
Amanda accompanies Rory to the Dominican Republic to marry him, unaware of his plan to murder her to get his hands on her money for his shady business deals. Back in Los Angeles, Kyle continues wooing Taylor, believing that she can clear Amanda of the blame still plaguing her for the apparent suicide of Christine. Meanwhile, Peter tells the hospital psychiatrist, Dr. Louis Visconti, that he still has feelings for Amanda despite being with Lexi. Cooper and Megan return to Los Angeles after Cooper's failed job offer in Philadelphia to find Michael moving back into the practice after a little negotiation with Peter, prompting Megan to quit and gets another job as a waitress at the Upstairs Jazz Club. But later, Michael's loose lips give Megan leverage against him. Billy continues to steam over Samantha's affair with Jeff, who is continuing his pursuit of her, with a little of Jennifer's help, while she continues her pursuit of Billy, until Samantha finds out.
2A Long Way to Tip-A-Rory
03 Aug 1998Description ▼
After Peter tells Lexi about still having feelings for Amanda, she throws him out of his apartment. But later, Lexi learns she may take the fall for her late father's larceny charges, until Peter suggests a way out by marring Cooper to obtain the $10 million from Mr. Sterling's will, which neither Lexi or Cooper are willing to do. In the Caribbean, Rory takes Amanda on a honeymoon hideaway to a remote island where he slowly tries to poison her, while Kyle tries to find them before it's too late. Meanwhile, Samantha and Billy file for divorce from each other. After being rescued from an attempted suicide, Taylor asks a reluctant Michael to let her stay with him at his beach house until she sorts things out with her pregnancy.
3A Match Made in Hell
10 Aug 1998Description ▼
Taylor begins to try to chip away at Michael's contempt for parenthood while continuing to stay at his place. Also, Michael begins dating his new receptionist Carrie, in which the date takes a turn when he's forced to help out a car accident victim and his pregnant wife who goes into labor. Meanwhile, Amanda and Kyle return to Los Angeles where Peter tells her that he wants to start over with her. Amanda turns Peter down gently, but it's clear that he will not take 'no' for an answer. Faced with going to prison for her father's embezzlement scams, Lexi pleads her case to Megan to pressure to marry Cooper to get the insurance money to save her company. Also, Samantha continues to simmer at the sight of Billy and Jennifer together while she makes her own plans with Jeff.
4Ball n' Jane
17 Aug 1998Description ▼
Seeking to get away from Taylor's constant interference in his life, Michael travels to his 10-year college reunion party in Chicago where he meets his ex-wife Jane, also in attendance where he tries to reconcile with her. Back in Los Angeles, Megan continues to grow uncomfortable and jealous over Lexi being with Cooper. Meanwhile, Samantha tries to stay ahead of Billy at the office in landing an important Italian designer client for a job opportunity in Italy and Jennifer worries about losing Billy if he gets the job in Rome. After Peter tries unsuccessfully to make a come-on to Amanda, he meets with a shady, a well-connected former patient who agrees to Peter's request for a favor regarding his plot to win Amanda back.
5As Bad as It Gets
24 Aug 1998Description ▼
Michael tries to hide Taylor from Jane after she follows him back to Los Angeles and who catches up on who's been with whom from Amanda and Kyle, among others. Meanwhile, Samantha enlists Jeff's help in sabotaging Billy and Jennifer's relationship by having him travel to Atlanta where he sends Billy a fax message claiming to be from Alison Parker. Also, Cooper and Lexi are warned by the Sterling lawyer to abide by their vows or face fraud charges, while a jealous Megan stands idly by. Peter fears he's gone overboard in his arrangement for Amanda when he discovers that the two men he hired to kidnap Amanda and release her so she will look upon Peter as her savor, turn out to be cold-blooded hit men who have no qualms about anything to get the job done, and they plan to kill Amanda after they get their ransom money from Peter.
6Buona Sera, Mr.Campbell: Part 1
31 Aug 1998Description ▼
After Amanda is abducted by the men sent by Peter's mobster patient, he offers to lend a hand to help Kyle get Amanda back safely when a $1 million ransom is quoted for her return. Meanwhile, Lexi's baiting and constant taunting prompts Cooper to end their arrangement. But Lexi counters by telling Megan about her and Cooper's "passionate" nights together. Samantha's disruption of Billy and Jennifer's plans backfire when an attack of conscious prompts her to tell them about being the one who sent Billy the note from Alison. But Michael picks up the slack and uses it to cause a feud between Jennifer and Billy just for his own sadistic enjoyment, and Jeff too begins to disavow Samantha after seeing her true angry roots. Also, Jane and Michael discuss the future of Taylor's baby when she tells them about the her idea of raising it themselves after it's born.
7Buona Sera, Mr. Campbell: Part 2
07 Sep 1998Description ▼
After dropping off the ransom money, Peter positions himself to be Amanda's hero after she makes a break from the cabin where she was held at, with one of the hit men in pursuit, while a helpless Kyle sits and waits for news on Amanda. After going into labor at the beach house, Taylor finally gives birth to a baby boy and makes Jane and a reluctant Michael agree to raise the child themselves. But Taylor soon has a change of heart and leaves town with her infant son back to Boston. Meanwhile, Cooper takes desperate measures to end his bogus marriage to Lexi by taking out on the boat she recently purchased with the apparent intent to throw her overboard, and Megan happens to be on board too after figuring out Cooper's plan. Also, Samantha moves out of the Melrose complex to Tampa, Florida to try to reconcile with Jeff after he starts his new radio DJ sports job. Back in Los Angeles, Jennifer tries to reconcile with a hostile Billy before he leaves for Italy for his new job and she asks ...
8The World According to Matt
14 Sep 1998Description ▼
Three months later. Megan suddenly has desires for Michael once again after Cooper leaves for Philadelphia. But Michael has other plans when he proposes marriage to Jane. Also, Lexi considers using her new company for an advertising agency. Meanwhile, Amanda receives Matt Fielding's belongings after learning of his untimely death in a car accident. One of the items is Matt's journal which contains secrets, including information about a rift between Kyle and his long-estranged brother, Ryan, as well as unflattering incidents regarding Michael about his days as a male stripper in Chicago, Peter and his involvement of illegal heart surgery for the shady Mr. Beck during his prison term for Amanda's attempted murder (in season 3), and of Jane's fling with a college friend, named Alex Basitan, the night before her wedding to Michael eight years ago. But Amanda discovers a page detailing about something of her own past in which she tears out and hides behind her bookshelf.
9Where the Hookers Grow
21 Sep 1998Description ▼
Michael follows Megan to her home where she grew up at a horse ranch upstate California and meets her long-estranged mother and invalid father. In Los Angeles, Kyle and Ryan's reunion appears short-lived due to Ryan's meddling in Kyle and Amanda's pasts. Meanwhile, Amanda asks Jane to approach Alex, Jane's ex-flame, to become an ad client. While Peter is in the hospital recovering after Amanda accidentally shoots him while searching her apartment for the missing page from Matt's journal, Lexi takes an interest in his psychiatrist, Dr. Lou Visconti, hoping to find something to use against Peter and discovers the truth about him being behind Amanda's kidnapping.
28 Sep 1998Description ▼
After Michael has a fist-to-face meeting with Alex, he decides to test Jane's fidelity. Meanwhile, Megan goes to work for Lexi at her agency, who goes to work on Peter by revealing knowledge of the kidnapping of Amanda. Ryan becomes smitten with Megan and begins to try to win her affections. When Amanda sends Ryan in her place to a potential client in Arizona, he runs into Megan also going to the same place and uses the time to try to get closer to her. Also, with Lexi constantly baiting him, Peter returns the ransom money to Amanda and Kyle, who also agree that they have had enough of reading Matt's journal, in which Amanda burns it... and the missing page detailing her involvement in a long-ago murder.
11Not Quite All About Eve
19 Oct 1998Description ▼
Lexi accompanies Megan to a dinner with Ryan, while she rattles Amanda with her business moves and Ryan tries to find out what Lexi's plans are against Amanda while he continues to woo Megan who still wants nothing to do with him. Meanwhile, Amanda responds with compassion when a singer, named Eve Cleary, is injured outside the Jazz Club and she offers Eve a room at the Melrose complex. A increasingly jealous and paranoid Michael throws Jane and Alex together and resorts to spying on them hoping to find something to catch them on. Also, Peter and Kyle face off with each other over drinks and ponder the contents of the missing journal page which Amanda continues to insist not knowing about, but apparently Eve does.
12The Rumor Whisperer
26 Oct 1998Description ▼
After a heated confrontation, Michael admits his fidelity test to Jane who then gives him an ultimatum: stop spying on her or their coming wedding is off. Meanwhile, Peter goes out on a date with Eve who's aggressiveness and inexperience taints the evening. Also, Lexi turns Amanda's night out into trouble when she spreads a vicious rumor about Amanda sleeping with an visiting New York ad executive to receive an award. Also, Ryan continues pursing Megan despite her confession to him about her past call girl life.
13The Night the Lights Went Out at Melrose
02 Nov 1998Description ▼
After Jane temporarily moves back into the Melrose complex, Michael continues to keep tabs on her, while she agrees to be Alex's model. Meanwhile, Eve tries to pace her passion for Peter after their first romantic night together. Megan continues to hesitantly rebuff Ryan's moves towards her, while she adopts a stray dog during an outing in a park. Everyone's plans come to a disastrous halt when a city-wide blackout traps Amanda and Peter together in an elevator, and Michael lands in trouble when he is falsely arrested for looting which turns even worse when the police car he's in gets stolen by a looter. Also, Lexi begins to shut herself off from the outside world after her failed attempt to ruin Amanda and ends up going for a midnight swim in the Melrose pool.
09 Nov 1998Description ▼
Amanda sends Jane to Chicago to help Alex in order to keep his account at A.W.A., where Jane vows to remain all business. But Alex reveals that he still has strong feelings for Jane. In Los Angeles, Michael tries without success to get to Chicago while Peter tries to arrange a bachelor party for him. Meanwhile, Kyle becomes suspicious when Eve rejects a chance for a record deal and his suspicions grow stronger when he discovers that Eve has no past history anywhere. Lexi sets her sights on Ryan, who continues getting the cold shoulder from Megan. Peter continues his blossoming relationship with Eve, but complications arise when he too suspects that she's hiding something of her past, while Amanda (who knows about Eve's strange past) covers for her when Eve disappears for the day. Also, Peter's therapist, Dr. Visconti, finally meets Amanda for the first time and he too becomes smitten with her.
15Fiddling on the Roof
16 Nov 1998Description ▼
Michael and Jane's wedding day arrives where the devious Lexi tries to keep Ryan from the wedding in order to work her way closer to him. But Jane has an attack of conscious that temporarily calls off the wedding, but an intervention from Amanda and Peter saves the day. At the reception, Michael succumbs to a combination of his jealousy, too much champagne, and Alex's sudden and uninvited arrival which also angers Jane when she soon discovers the true nature from her business trip to Chicago. Megan, intoxicated after walking into Ryan and Lexi together, seeks companionship with Michael, which ends when they both fall though the roof of the Melrose apartment complex into Amanda's bedroom.
16Lethal Wedding 4
23 Nov 1998Description ▼
Peter and Eve travel to Peter's home town in Texas to straighten out items after the sudden death of his father which prompts Peter to think about securing a life different from his lonely father's by proposing marriage to Eve who immediately accepts. Upon returning, Peter and Eve, with Amanda and Kyle in tow, set out to Eve's hometown in Oakville to elope. Meanwhile, Amanda arranges a night alone for Jane and Michael to get them back together, by locking them up in the Melrose laundry room. Lexi opens up her feelings to a hostile Megan in order to sooth their strife over Ryan. After hiring a lawyer to sue Michael for divorce and emotional distress, Jane confides in Megan about a problem of hers that makes Michael's feud with her secondary. Also, Kyle finds a connection between Eve and Amanda when he follows them one night to the nursing home of Eve's invalid grandmother.
17When Cheerleaders Attack
30 Nov 1998Description ▼
Kyle finally learns the connection between Eve and Amanda (that was in Matt's journal) when they tell him their story of going to high school together and the night when they murdered Eve's abusive football player boyfriend after he attacked the girls which Eve took the fall and spent 15 years in prison. Eve and Amanda then plead to Kyle to keep their history a secret who reluctantly agrees. Later, Eve and Peter's honeymoon is temporarily interrupted by a nude-able Lexi making a play for him, who in return threatens her. Meanwhile, Michael goes easy on Jane at their divorce deposition after being told by Megan about Jane's health. That night, a drunken Lexi makes a scene at the Jazz Club in which Ryan and Megan have to subdue her, which seems to bring them back together. Also, Amanda considers "signs" that she should reevaluate her life with Kyle of starting a family.
14 Dec 1998Description ▼
Michael decides to sell his beach house to settle his debits, and his attractive real-estate agent, Linda, quickly sells and seducing him in the process. At the same time, Jane reminisces about her and Michael's first meeting and accepts a date from an shy agency co-worker. Meanwhile, Ryan is assigned to escort supermodel Catherine McCord after his first date with Megan goes bad. Amanda's plans to start a family with Kyle may not ring true when he tells Peter about his suspected sterility. Later, as a result of a lab mix-up, Peter tells Kyle that his suspicious of being sterile are correct. Also, Lexi and Amanda call a truce between their agencies for a charity event. Here, Eve's marriage to Peter takes a turn when a man, who used to work at the prison where Eve served the last 15 years, recognizes her and threatens to reveal her secret to Peter.
19The Usual Santas
21 Dec 1998Description ▼
It's Christmas time in Melrose Place and Lexi Amanda and Eve get caught up in a bank hold-up and Michael Peter Kyle Ryan and the layer guy get arrested on there way to help the kids until Lexi Amanda and Eve clear the miss understanding up.
20The Kyle High Club
11 Jan 1999Description ▼
With a little of Megan's help, Lexi decides to take a business approach to finding a relationship using hiring techniques. Meanwhile, both Jane and Michael are saddled with legal fees over their courtroom time, but whereas Jane wants to cut costs, the greedy Michael wants to continue to splurge money. Then Michael saves the live of a wealthy patient, named Perry Hutchins, who gives him a Ferrari as a grateful gift. Also, Kyle continues to keep his suspected sterility from Amanda who soon becomes disturbed by Kyle's moody behavior, which includes an impromptu trip to scout bands in New York for the Jazz Club where he goes overboard with the seedy club owner, named Ricky, and his groupies.
21I Married a Jock Murderer
18 Jan 1999Description ▼
Michael resorts to hustling the Whilshire's medical funds to get $100,000 to invest in Perry's shady business deal, and later regrets it when Perry skips town with the money. Meanwhile, Eve tries to intervene to settle the riff between Amanda and Kyle but not does not succeed due to Amanda's anger and Kyle's further decent into excess. Also, Megan's secrecy about her work to find a man for Lexi makes Ryan suspect that she's returned to her old prostitution profession.
22A Fist Full of Secrets
25 Jan 1999Description ▼
After being tipped off by a drunken Kyle about Eve's past, Peter travels to her home town in Oakdale to conduct his own investigation and meets the parents of Eve's deceased football player boyfriend who still bitterly hate her for the death of their son. Meanwhile, Ryan confronts Kyle about his drug and alcoholism, while Amanda decides to reach out to Kyle despite his problems. Also, Megan continues her secret work for Lexi while Ryan grows more suspicious about her work. Then after a confrontation, she clears the air over her man-searching for Lexi. With Peter out of town, Michael takes over as temporarily chief of staff at Whilshire while a new nurse, named Audrey, presents problems when after Michael passes her over for a promotion, and she brings sexual harassment charges against him.
23The Younger Son Also Rises
08 Feb 1999Description ▼
As Valentine's Day approaches, Kyle and Ryan's domineering and militant father, Mack, arrives in town for a visit for Kyle's birthday where he soon causes trouble for both of his sons during a dinner with them and Amanda and Megan. Meanwhile, Jane throws Michael out of the apartment after finding out about the sexual harassment charges against him after a confrontation with Audrey. Peter suspends Michael, while the rest of the hospital staff refuses to support Michael in his lawsuit knowing of his past reputation. Lexi continues to pressure Megan to find her soul mate, and she eventually discovers who is her perfect match: Ryan. Also, Peter objects to Eve leaving town with the Jazz Club band for a gig in San Francisco. At the end, Michael secretly meets with his secret lover/partner in crime, Audrey, and congratulates her for a job well done.
24Saving Ryan's Privates
15 Feb 1999Description ▼
Kyle disappears after he torches the building site of his and Amanda's house where he reveals his secret to her about him being sterile. Meanwhile, Michael sets plans with Audrey for her to break off the lawsuit against him so he can sue the hospital for wrongful termination. But when the equally devious Audrey demands an huge sum of money from Michael for her services, he refuses. So Audrey sets up a compromising video shot of her and Michael to blackmail him. While worrying about Kyle's whereabouts, Amanda fires Rikki G's band from the Jazz Club after blaming them for Kyle's desperate condition, much to Eve's anger. Also, Jane and Ryan travel to a Mexican resort to land an account where Lexi also goes there in Megan's place with the intent to snare Ryan for herself.
25They Shoot Blanks, Don't They?
22 Feb 1999Description ▼
After Amanda's visit to Kyle (now committed to a rehab clinic) does not go well at all, rumors begin to fly about Amanda and Peter getting chummy with each other. In Mexico, Lexi and Ryan brainstorm on an ad campaign, then compete with each other to see who will take credit for their idea. Meanwhile, Michael starts a counter-lawsuit against Whilshire Hospital for $2 million in damages, while Audrey continues to hound him after he makes up with Jane. Eve, jealous about Peter and Amanda's relationship, sings her latest gig at the wrong place at the wrong time and gets arrested. At the end, when Amanda thinks that she's pregnant, the news sends Kyle into a jealous rage and he accidentally injures her while fighting with Peter.
26How Amanda Got Her Groove Back
01 Mar 1999Description ▼
While Amanda is in the hospital for her injuries, the rumors about her and Peter's alleged affair only strengthen among everybody at Melrose, despite their denials, which sends both Kyle and Eve packing, he for Boston, and she for a getaway with an old friend from prison named Jackie. Meanwhile, Audrey splits town, but not after double crossing Michael when she sends the videotape of them together to Peter, and Jane accidentally sees it as well which reveals all of Michael's sins. Also, Lexi researches Ryan's past and travels to New York and meets three of his ex-girlfriends whom he deserted after proposing to them.
08 Mar 1999Description ▼
Lexi finally launches her plan to break up Ryan and Megan by persuading Megan to propose marriage to Kyle first in hopes that he will panic and leave in a huff as he did with his other former girlfriends. Dr. Ilene Schulman, the chief resident at Whilshire Hospital and an old foe of both Michael and Peter, returns and threatens both of them as they vow to fight her ruthless, tightfisted corporate policy at the hospital of denying people medical treatment for their lack of insurance. When Ilene discovers Eve's background, Eve's friend, Jackie, decides to take matters into her own hands. Amanda, now reconciled with Kyle, can't balance finances regarding her current and future homes, and starts to turn a cold shoulder towards Eve. Also, Jane moves out of Melrose to get away from Michael and she moves into his vacant beach front house and throws a housewarming party for some of the Melrose residents.
05 Apr 1999Description ▼
Shortly after proposing to Megan, Ryan makes a run for it according to Lexi's plan, but not for the reasons she suspects. Instead, Ryan travel to a catholic boarding school in New York to visit his eight-year-old daughter, Sarah, whom no one knows about, and who's in the care of his sister-in-law, Terry, who still blames Ryan for the death of his wife in a car accident years ago. Upon returning to Los Angeles, Ryan keeps his promise to Sarah of not ever marrying again by breaking up with Megan by telling her about his fling in Mexico with Lexi, but he also confides in Kyle about his secret. Meanwhile, Eve faces a return to prison because of her involvement with Jackie. But a quick intervention by Amanda saves Eve from that. Michael rallies the hospital staff for a protest as Dr. Shulman makes a play against Peter to bring him down. Eve also learns that the land in Texas formerly owned by Peter's late father is more valuable than anyone thought when oil is discovered on the property. ...
29McBride's Head Revisited
12 Apr 1999Description ▼
Michael and Lexi join forces and travel to Poughkeepsie, New York to investigate Ryan's secret and end up masquerading as a reverend and nun, respectively, to get inside the catholic school where they finally meet Ryan's daughter, Sarah. Alone with Sarah later, Lexi pretends to be Megan to ask the little girl more about Ryan. Back in Los Angeles, Eve and Peter make separate investments with their windfall when Eve wants to invest in the Upstairs Jazz Club, and Peter decides to buy out the hospital. Meanwhile, Amanda sets Megan after Lexi's clients to bring them in for A.W.A., while at the same time, Amanda learns that an anonymous financier has asked to buy the Melrose apartment complex. Also, Jane meets a Jim Rogers, a potentially new client she considers her "knight in shining armor," but who becomes obsessed with her after a one-night stand. But the final twist comes when Lexi reveals to be the one that bought the Melrose complex and her first things are increasing everyone's rent ...
19 Apr 1999Description ▼
Having caught Megan in bed with Michael, a new conflict begins between Ryan, Megan, Michael and Lexi which soon turns nasty and makes Ryan think about getting closer to his daughter Sarah. Michael also tries to get back together with Megan, but with little avail. Meanwhile, Amanda tries to land a prospective new client for A.W.A., a devious millionaire named Tony Marlin, who suggests a veiled condition for his business. When Marlin meets Eve for the first time at the Jazz Club, he tells Amanda that Eve should be the one for a commercial advertisement. Michael and Peter put the hospital psychiatrist, Dr. Louis Visconti, as a spy on Dr. Irene Shulman to find what she's up to, but they don't expect for the two of them to get as close as they do. Also, Kyle begins to criticize Amanda's return devotion to her work than being with him which leads him to seek companionship with Jane whom they are living with at the beach house. At the end, Sarah runs away from the catholic school and somehow...
31Bitter Homes and Guardians
26 Apr 1999Description ▼
Amanda re-awakens her ruthless, take-no-prisoners, greedy business attitude when she begins firing staff, including Jane, to finance Marlin's test commercial which will star Eve. Eve then tells Peter that she cannot go away on a vacation with him but must go to Maui to film the commercial for Marlin's cruise liners, where Peter tells Eve to bring him along. Meanwhile, Michael and Lexi come clean to both Megan and Ryan, respectively, about their trip to New York investigating Ryan's past. Lexi then tries to court a favor with Sarah by giving her a large doll house, while Ryan does not know where he now stands over his relationship with Megan and his being with his daughter Sarah. Also, Kyle continues to resent Amanda's self-serving attitude and threatens to end their marriage over her dismissing Jane from the agency.
03 May 1999Description ▼
On the cruise liner sailing along the Mexican coast to film the commercial, Marlin orders Amanda to run an interference with Peter to keep him away from Eve as he sets his plan to seduce her. Back in Los Angeles, Lexi, with Michael as her co-conspirator/lover, goes after Amanda's former staff and clients, and even meets with Marlin's wife who scares Lexi at gunpoint by telling her to stay away from him. Undaunted, Lexi manages to steal the film of Marlin's commercial from Megan and destroys it with Michael's help, then sets her sights to snare Marlin for her own agency. Meanwhile, Terry and Ryan square off over custody of Sarah, who changes things making an abuse claim against her aunt. Also, Kyle and Jane question their relationship and realize that they are meant for each other after all.
33Lexi Gets Stiffed
10 May 1999Description ▼
Amanda sees her own finish to her agency after her finished film product for Marlin somehow gets destroyed which leads to Amanda deciding to shut down her company. Meanwhile, Peter, feeling guilty about his fling with Amanda, tells Eve that their marriage is over and he sets his sights once again on Amanda. But Eve does not take it gracefully in which she goes over the deep end and decides to plan revenge of her own. Terry lobbies for a bigger place in Ryan's life to be with Sarah by coming on to him, which quickly arises jealousy in Megan, until Ryan proposes to Megan once again. Jane also shows a bit of jealousy when Kyle shows his concern over Amanda closing her agency. Also, Michael gets jealous as Lexi tends to business with Marlin to land his account.
34Dead Men Don't Shut Up
17 May 1999Description ▼
After Marlin accidentally dies from an overdose of Viagra while being with Lexi in her apartment, she asks Michael for help to take Marlin's dead body back to his house to cover up any guilt of being indirectly responsible for his death, but Michael demands a price: to be with Lexi by commitment. Meanwhile, Terry tries to interfere with Ryan and Megan's coming wedding by revealing her feelings, and her body, to Ryan. Repressed memories about the Demarr football player murder are triggered in Eve. So, Peter asks Dr. Visconti to find the source of the memories, while Eve is befriended by Lexi after seeing that Eve is slowly moving to the brink of insanity and is capable of violence against Amanda and Peter. Also, Jane wonders if she may be pregnant and hesitates on telling Kyle. At the end, after the wedding of Ryan and Megan, Terry suddenly appears and kidnaps Sarah in her car which leads to a high-speed chase with Ryan which ends then Terry's car crashes into a telephone pole.
35Asses to Ashes
24 May 1999Description ▼
In the thrilling series final, Terry and Sarah survive the car accident where Ryan finally makes amends meet between Megan and Terry, who agrees to leave town and Ryan to start over his life with Megan and Sarah. Meanwhile, Eve's sanity finally cracks when she kidnaps both Lexi and Michael as part of her plan to murder Amanda and Peter and set Lexi up for the fall, while Amanda's guilt over the Demarr football murder surfaces for everyone. Peter begins to have other problems when Irene Shulman starts a new plan to bring him down by charging him with mutual funds charges. After Jane tells Kyle that she's pregnant, he's eager to start his life over with her, but Jane suspects that Michael may be the father of her unborn child, but doesn't tell Kyle. Also, Michael tries to pressure Lexi to marry him, but she refuses for her career at Thomas-Sterling-Conway comes first. Fleeing from both a police investigation and the murderous Eve stalking them, Amanda and Peter take refuge at Louis ...
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