Originally based around the lives of a group of high school students living in the wealthy Beverly Hills neighborhood, then later moving on to their college days as they got older. The kids become friends and enemies, fall in and out of love, and go through an endless series of crises as this small group somehow becomes personally involved in every newsworthy social issue from alcoholism to South African apartheid to pregnancy to AIDS.
1Class of Beverly Hills
04 Oct 1990Description ▼
The Walsh family which makes up of account executive Jim, his wife, Cindy, and their 16-year-old twins, Brenda and Brandon, arrive in Beverly Hills after moving from Minneapolis to start a new life, while the twins have their first week at West Beverly High School. Brandon's first date with Marianne Moore, the school's most popular student, gets him the wrong popularity. Brandon also befriends Steve Sanders, the school's popular guy and volunteers to do work at the school's newspaper Blaze which is run by the bright spectacled editor Andrea Zuckerman. Brenda befriends Kelly Taylor, a wild party girl who introduces her to the nightlife of the city. Using a phony ID to get into a nightclub, Brenda meets and starts dating a young lawyer named Jason, who doesn't know how young she really is. Meanwhile, two new freshmen, David Silver and Scott Scanlon, try to fit in with the new crowd, and David later fears retaliation from Steve when he accidentally drives and damages Steve's car after a party.
2The Green Room
11 Oct 1990Description ▼
Brandon meets and befriends surfer Dylan McKay, a mysterious loner who lives in a fancy hotel suite and hangs out at the beach with his surfer friends that include teenage alcoholic Betty. Meanwhile, Brenda feels she's living in poverty when she gets to know Kelly, and her insecure friend Donna Martin. Steve tries to hang out with David after mistakenly thinking that David's father is a wealthy TV show producer. Also, Andrea asks Brandon to write an article about being new in Beverly Hills.
3Every Dream Has Its Price
18 Oct 1990Description ▼
Brandon gets a job at a fancy restaurant where he soon discovers that the owner is exploiting him with low wages. Brandon eventually quits and goes to work for a more reasonable boss at the Peach Pit Diner. Meanwhile, Brenda's new friend, Tiffany, has a problem with shoplifting and when she's caught, she implicates Brenda with her. Also, Cindy doesn't find homemaking any easier after hiring a maid, named Anna.
5One on One
01 Nov 1990Description ▼
Brenda botches her third try to get her drivers license, but she goes out anyway to rescue Kelly from a bad date, and in the process, loses Brandon's car. Meanwhile, Brandon decides to try out for the school's basketball team where he suspects that some students are brought into the school from out of district for the sole purpose of winning games and he asks Andrea to look into it.
15 Nov 1990Description ▼
Close to failing history, Brandon (at Steve's persuasion) resorts to cheating from a copied term paper, which leads him to debate honesty vs. an unfair teacher, as well as his friendship with Andrea when she catches him cheating. Meanwhile, Brenda and Kelly both have the hots for Dylan, so Brenda tries dying her hair after he states his preference for blonds. But she comes out with ugly orange streaks.
22 Nov 1990Description ▼
Brenda becomes fascinated by Kelly's hip mother Jackie. But Brenda is unaware about Mrs. Taylor's alcoholism and drug use which makes life hard for Kelly. It's not until at a West Beverly High Mother/Daughter beauty pageant that Brenda finds the truth which gives her a renewed appreciation for her own mother. Andrea blossoms at the pageant while writing an article about it. Also, Jim becomes hooked on playing his new electronic keyboard in singing old songs.
8The 17 Year Itch
29 Nov 1990Description ▼
While Jim and Cindy celebrate their 17th wedding anniversary, Cindy finds herself attracted to photographer Glen, her old college boyfriend and matchmaker, which resurrects old jealousies from Jim. Meanwhile, Brenda and Brandon participate in a study on twins in America. Also, David is determined to become the new DJ on West Beverly High's radio station and after the dim-witted Scott blows his spot, Donna overplays her part, and Steve gets stage fright.
9The Gentle Art of Listening
06 Dec 1990
10Isn't It Romantic?
03 Jan 1991Description ▼
When Brenda finds herself falling in love with Dylan, it results in Brandon's wariness and Jim strongly opposed to it due to Dylan's lifestyle and his father who gets indicted for corporate financial fraud. Meanwhile, Steve meets a girl who will be speaking at an AIDS seminar at school which leads everyone into discussing condoms.
10 Jan 1991Description ▼
Cindy and Jim get an interesting proposition from an eccentric, swinging couple while spending a weekend together in Palm Springs. With their parents away, the twins throw a party in their house and Brandon falls victim to the West Beverly High party scene when he ends up drinking a few too many tequila's, gets into a car accident, and is arrested for drunk driving.
12One Man and a Baby
24 Jan 1991Description ▼
Brandon learns some pitfalls of parenthood when he starts dating Melissa, a senior girl who has a six-month-old baby. Meanwhile, Brenda and Kelly win free skydiving lessons on a radio call-in show. After a few days of skydiving practice, they decide to set aside their fears of falling and take the plunge, literally.
31 Jan 1991Description ▼
Brenda throws a slumber party and invites Kelly, Donna and Andrea over for the night. But the evening turns sour when Kelly's bad girlfriend, Amanda Pacer, crashes the party and plays a game which brings out secrets that threaten the friendships between all of them. Meanwhile, Brandon and Steve go out together for a night of cruising and club hopping in which they end up getting duped by two girls that steal Steve's car.
14East Side Story
14 Feb 1991Description ▼
The Walshes allow a young Latino girl named Karla Montez, (their maid Anna's niece) to use their address so she can attend West Beverly High School. Brandon becomes intrigued with Karla, but he suspects that she's hiding something due to her wariness and a strange man following her around. Later, when Jim arranges a party for one of his clients, Brandon causes a scene when he finds Karla at the party serving drinks and thinks she's being used as cheap labor.
15A Fling in Palm Springs
21 Feb 1991Description ▼
During Presidents' Weekend, the gang goes to Palm Springs, where Dylan and Brenda plan to meet at a hotel for some time alone. But Brenda forgets the name of the hotel where she's supposed to meet Dylan. Meanwhile, David, wanting to fit in with the gang, ditches Scott and their trip to Magic Mountain to take Steve, Kelly and Donna to his grandparents' house, which is supposed to be empty. And Brandon stays home to help Nat at the Peach Pit, and discovers a secret that an apparently sarcastic boy named Curtis has been hiding.
16Fame Is Where You Find It
28 Feb 1991Description ▼
A right look at the right time and in the right place in a local park gets Brandon a role on a TV series and he gets to work with the teenage lead actress Lydia Leeds, while becoming an instant celebrity at school. But Brandon learns that Lydia may only be using him to get back at her own boyfriend and co-star on the show. Meanwhile, Brenda becomes another celebrity when she plays the role of singing waitress Laverne while covering for Brandon at his job at the Peach Pit.
07 Mar 1991Description ▼
Brenda, tired to being treated like a teen, moves out on her own into a single apartment owned by a hippie stand-up comedienne. Meanwhile, Brandon runs for junior class president against his local competition, Michael, in which Brandon he is faced with two running tactics offered by Kelly and Andrea.
18It's Only a Test
28 Mar 1991Description ▼
Brenda is filled with horror when she discovers a lump in her breast, which calls for a biopsy. Meanwhile, the upcoming SATs put extra pressure on everyone, especially Andrea and Steve during a study night together when an intimate moment happens between them.
19April Is the Cruelest Month
11 Apr 1991Description ▼
As Brandon interviews Roger, the school's tennis star, he discovers that Roger's golden-boy appearance hides deeper demons. When the gang gets their SAT scores back, Donna becomes deflated by her low SAT score, which reveals her learning disability.
25 Apr 1991Description ▼
Brandon gets more than he bargained for when he and Steve volunteer to coach a Little League baseball team made up of spoiled little kids with smart mouths who are playing Peach Pit owner Nat's misfit team. Meanwhile, Jim (recovering from a back injury) howls at Brenda's request to keep a stray dog.
02 May 1991Description ▼
Everyone scrambles to get dates for the big annual spring dance. Kelly asks Brandon to the dance, offending Steve who has nobody while Andrea ponders whether or not to go to the dance. At the dance, Brenda and Dylan become more intimate and end up sleeping together for the first time, and David shows off his cool dancing. Also, Steve reveals to Brandon that it is his birthday but does not feel cheerful at all because his mother recently told him that he is adopted.
09 May 1991Description ▼
The Walshes excitement over Jim's promotion is short lived when he reveals that it means moving back to Minnesota. Steve gets upset with Brandon over him leaving as well as other problems. Meanwhile, Andrea offers herself to Brandon as a goodbye present, while Brenda faces the thought of moving away from Dylan.
1Beach Blanket Brandon
11 Jul 1991Description ▼
With school out for the summer, Brandon decides to leave the Peach Pit and go to work for as a cabana boy at the posh Beverly Hills Beach Club which is run by the tough-mined Henry Thomas. But he must sometime tell Nat that he's leaving. Meanwhile, Brenda and Dylan face breaking up after her pregnancy scare, especially when Jim and Cindy get angry at Brenda after he's forced to tell them her prom night tryst with Dylan.
2The Party Fish
18 Jul 1991Description ▼
While Brandon gets close to a fellow cabana girl at the beach club, named Sandy, a member takes Brandon under his wing with his hard-to-refuse offer which causes problems at home. Jim and Cindy discuss joining the beach club for the enjoyment. Meanwhile, Brenda finds an outlet to her emotions when she, Donna, Andrea and David being taking drama classes in summer school taught by Chris Sutier.
25 Jul 1991Description ▼
Cindy's mothering instincts upset both Jim and Brenda after she brings an injured Dylan to recuperate at their house after he has a accident while surfing in dangerous conditions, while Dylan's father is arrested for income tax evasion. Kelly gets involved with a shy volleyball player named Kyle who is reluctant to make a move on her. Meanwhile, David and Donna are reluctantly paired for a Romeo and Juliet scene as a class project.
01 Aug 1991Description ▼
Steve invites Brandon, David and a few of their friends over at the beach club for an after-hours poker game and they all find themselves in trouble when their game is followed by a burglary of stereo equipment and a cash-poor Dylan becomes a suspect for he has lost his hotel suite and his money as well. Meanwhile, Brenda gets burned for sun worshiping with Donna.
5Play It Again, David
08 Aug 1991Description ▼
Acting as a "big brother" to a 10-year-old boy, Brandon is asked to keep a secret that needs telling about his single mother's physical abuse. Meanwhile, Kelly fears a familial connection to David when his father, Mel, and her mother, Jackie, begin dating. So, Kelly becomes determined to keep them apart. Also, Brenda can't keep the absent Dylan from her thoughts while he is in Hawaii visiting his mother.
6Pass, Not Pass
15 Aug 1991Description ▼
With the summer drawing to a close, Andrea and Brenda compete for the attentions of their drama teacher, Chris, who chooses the former over the latter, which puts a strain on their friendship. Meanwhile, Brandon finally buys his dream car, but finds "the fruit of his summer labor" sour when the car breaks down, gets impounded, and Jim gets angry at Brandon for the careless handling of the car's purchase. Brandon also goes to visit Nat at the Peach Pit to ask for his old job back as the place is under construction for a building expansion.
29 Aug 1991Description ▼
Brandon, Brenda, Dylan, Kelly, Steve, Donna, Andrea and David take an end-of-the-summer camping trip to Yosemite National Park. But in a comedy of errors, they end up stranded for the night in a rundown cabin during a rainstorm and exchange some facts of life with a newlywed couple from the cabin next door. The next day, disaster narrowly avoids Brandon during a hiking trip in the hills with Dylan who is revealed to have fallen off the sobriety wagon.
12 Sep 1991Description ▼
At the opening day of the new school year, Brenda becomes peeved when Dylan starts spending time with the new transfer student Emily Valentine, while she and Brandon also have eyes for each other. Meanwhile, David is reunited with Scott after he returns from his summer vacation in Oklahoma and finds that his friendship with David isn't as close as it used to be.
9Ashes to Ashes
19 Sep 1991Description ▼
Brandon befriends a black family, the Robinsons, which stirs up Beverly Hills when they move in near the Walshes. The siblings include Ronny, a freshman photographer who volunteers to work at the Blaze, and his older sister whose ghetto boyfriend is roughed up by a racist security patrol. Meanwhile, Jim and Cindy try out a new "state of the art" house alarm system which is more of a nuisance than a help.
10Necessity Is a Mother
26 Sep 1991Description ▼
Dylan's long-estranged, beatnik, zen-freak mother Iris, whom he can't stand, comes for a visit from Hawaii, apparently to stay, which causes him to return to drinking which soon lands him in trouble at a local billiards club after hustling some pool sharks. Brandon tries to help Dylan deal with the situation, but Dylan is too blinded by his ego and pride to accept. Of the rest of the Walshes, only Cindy finds Iris McKay fascinating and free-spirited, while Brenda and Jim find Iris just plain weird. Meanwhile, Steve and Donna decide to play the stock market. But Kelly disapproves and accuses Donna of wasting her money.
11Leading from the Heart
10 Oct 1991Description ▼
Brandon and Brenda's handicapped cousin, Bobby, visits the Walshes and a mutual attraction between him and Kelly is complicated more by others assumptions than by Bobby's wheelchair. Meanwhile, David tries asking Donna out on a date. Brenda finally gets her driver's license on the third try, but is hesitant to drive Brandon's car. Also, Emily joins the school newspaper just to be near Brandon.
12Down and Out of District in Beverly Hills
17 Oct 1991Description ▼
After Brandon inadvertently tips the school to Andrea's non-district residency after her success in a new article competition, she must move into her grandmother's apartment to prove she lives within district to avoid expulsion from West Beverly. But Andrea's problems only get worse when her grandmother tells her that she will not lie if questioned about Andrea's residence. Meanwhile, no one can convince Steve that his new girlfriend, Christine, is a gold-digger out to get his money.
31 Oct 1991Description ▼
The gang attends a Halloween costume party at an old brownstone mansion with Steve playing Zorro, Donna dressed as a mermaid in which the costume limits her mobility, and Brenda and Dylan going as Bonnie and Clyde. But the party is highlighted by Kelly's very revealing bewitching costume, but low-lighted when one student makes an unwanted advance on her. Meanwhile, David skips out on the party to meet with Scott where they reminisce about the "good old days" while waiting for an egg fight with some neighborhood kids that never materializes. Also, Brandon and Emily take her twin niece and nephew out trick-or-treating where a real scare begins when they lose the twins.
14The Next Fifty Years
07 Nov 1991Description ▼
On Scott's 16th birthday, his mother gives Donna and David the responsibility of rounding up people for his birthday party to save it from being a social disaster. But later, Scott finds a gun in his father's office and while showing it off to David, he accidentally shoots himself. David is then filled with conflicting emotions for days after and ends up telling Brandon, and the school, about regretting the way he treated Scott this year. Also, Andrea becomes openly jealous at Brandon for dating Emily who takes up Brandon's time and hers.
14 Nov 1991Description ▼
Emily leads the gang to an underground nightclub where she attempts to show Brandon the ultimate pleasure with drugs after she puts a hallucinogen in his drink, with disastrous emotional and financial consequences for him when they are forced to flee from a police raid only to leave Brandon's car behind which gets stripped and ripped apart. Meanwhile, Kelly and Donna worry about David who gets drunk at the rave, while Steve and Andrea get lost in the inner city looking for the rest of the gang and driving to the wrong place each time.
16My Desperate Valentine
21 Nov 1991Description ▼
Emily refuses to accept the fact that Brandon no longer wants to see her. She slashes her own tires and pretends that her parents are out of town so that Brandon will invite her to stay over. She sneaks into his bedroom and tries to seduce him. After he makes it clear that he is not interested, she begins to stalk and harass him by making crank phone calls. Andrea also discovers that Emily is the person who has been sending menacing letters to the school paper. Eventually, Emily shows up at Brandon's house and douses the gang's homecoming float with gasoline. Brenda and Dylan find her sitting on the float with a lighter, but Brenda is able to calm her down. Emily agrees to seek help. Meanwhile, Brenda and Dylan attend cultural events because she fears they spend too much time making out.
12 Dec 1991Description ▼
Steve is bothered by the appearance of his old nemesis Chuck Wilson, the former child actor who stared in the TV series Hartley House with his stepmother, Samantha, who is asked to appear in a reunion TV show. After Steve gets suspended from school for getting into a fistfight with the snobbish Chuck who insults Steve's mother and is revealed to know about his adoption, Steve begins to question who is his real mother. Meanwhile, Donna finally agrees to go to the annual winter dance with David, regardless of the teasing she gets of dating a sophomore.
18A Walsh Family Christmas
19 Dec 1991Description ▼
Steve arrives in Albuquerque, New Mexico and tracks down his grandfather, Al Brown, a diner owner. Al explains that his daughter gave up Steve because she was very young and wanted him to have a good home. He sadly reveals that Karen Brown died in a car accident many years ago. Steve leaves flowers at her grave, and convinces an eccentric Santa-like charter pilot to fly him home for Christmas. Back in California, Cindy is depressed about her first Christmas in Beverly Hills. She invites the kids' friends and their families for Christmas Eve dinner, but everyone has other plans. Brandon visits Emily in a psychiatric hospital, where she is doing very well. Meanwhile, Brenda begins work at an upscale clothing store. A mysterious old man steals a Santa Claus suit from Nat at the Peach Pit, and later shows up at the boutique store where Brenda works. She feels bad when her brass boss throws out the cheerful old man. After work, Brenda stops the police from harassing the old derelict wearing the Santa suite and invites him over for dinner, much to the wariness of Jim and Cindy. Also, Dylan goes to see his father in prison, and talks with the same Santa. Elsewhere, Kelly's mother, Jackie, is furious when David's father, Mel, backs out of Christmas Eve plans because his estranged wife asked him to come over with David. Samantha, Kelly, Jackie, Andrea, David, Mel, Donna, Dylan, and Steve all show up at the Walsh house for dinner and caroling. The old man in the Santa suite gives everyone presents and describes his lonely life: his children are grown and his wife died a year earlier. He thanks Brenda for her kindness and generosity, then mysteriously disappears as footsteps are heard on the roof.
19Fire and Ice
09 Jan 1992Description ▼
Brandon learns a lesson in dedication to a task and hard work when he falls for Tricia, a young ice skater with Olympic goals, whom he pleasantly distracts from her skating practice. Meanwhile, Brenda must deal with a back-stabbing boss at her boutique job in which Cindy offers Brenda a chance to get back at her.
21Everybody's Talking 'Bout It
06 Feb 1992Description ▼
Andrea fights with the school board to lead a campaign to have condoms distributed at West Beverly. But not all of the gang and their parents are happy about it since Donna's uptight, influential, and fiercely conservative mother, Felice, is opposed to any sex education in schools and has the PTA rally around her for her own self-serving support. Meanwhile, Brenda writes a term paper about her experiences with her pregnancy scare, which upsets Dylan who feels his privacy should be kept private. Also, David wants to plan a special evening with Donna.
22Baby Makes Five
13 Feb 1992Description ▼
When Kelly's mother Jackie, divulges the secret that she's pregnant, misunderstandings and grapevine talk between Kelly, David and Donna threaten to end the relationship between her and David's father Mel. Meanwhile, Nat takes Brandon, Steve and Andrea to the racetrack to bet on some horses due to Andrea's "power" to see the winner, and Dylan plans a special Valentine's Day for Brenda, of donating blood.
27 Feb 1992Description ▼
Brenda is tempted to cheat on Dylan when she falls for a college guy, named Tim, in her exercise class, while a the same time, Dylan is tempted by his old friend Sarah whom he meets at an AA meeting, and whose problem is worsening for she is driven to the bottle by her abusive, equally alcoholic boyfriend. Meanwhile, Jim and Nat hope to boost business for the Peach Pit with Karaoke, which is short-lived by all but Jim.
24The Pit and the Pendulum
19 Mar 1992Description ▼
Brandon becomes involved with an a new student, named Marcie St. Claire, whose father, Dixon St. Claire, is Jim's new client and has plans for tearing down the Peach Pit to build a new shopping mall. Brandon then begins a major battle with his father and Nat by persuading him not to sell out to the company. Of the gang, only Brenda opposes Brandon in his crusade thinking that the gang can survive without their hangout place.
25Meeting Mr. Pony
02 Apr 1992
26Things to Do on a Rainy Day
23 Apr 1992Description ▼
David leads Brenda, Kelly and Donna to the Bel Aire Hotel on a mission to meet the rock group 'Color Me Badd' when they come to town. But only Kelly gets to see the band, while David and Brenda get stuck in the hotel stairwell, and Donna sees more than she wants when she finds her mother, Felice, at the hotel with a man other than her father. Meanwhile, Brandon, Dylan and Steve, left alone at the Walsh House, hire an exotic dancer to ease their boredom. But they end up seeing very little of her when Andrea shows up for a surprise visit and won't leave.
30 Apr 1992Description ▼
After missing curfew a few too many times by staying over late at Dylan's house, Brenda is grounded and is forbidden to go surfing with him in Mexico for the weekend. But Brenda secretly decides to go anyway and asks Kelly and Brandon to help cover her tracks. Meanwhile, Kelly becomes acquainted with Jake Hanson, a handyman and an old friend of Dylan's, who eases her fears over her mother deciding to marry David's father and both become attracted to each other, despite their age differences.
28Wedding Bell Blues
07 May 1992Description ▼
Brenda faces the wrath of her parents after her disastrous return from Mexico. In a desperate attempt to keep Brenda and Dylan apart, Jim bans him from coming over to their house which only alienates Brenda even more, especially when Brandon and Kelly take out their troubles on Brenda over lying for her during her surfing trip. When the Taylor house suddenly floods from a ruptured water pipe, the Walshes reluctantly agree to host Mel and Jackie's wedding at theirs. Meanwhile, Kelly mourns the departure of Jake when his job at the Taylor house is done. But he returns during the wedding and things heat up between them.
1Misery Loves Company
15 Jul 1992Description ▼
Brandon returns to work for the summer at the Beverly Hills Beach Club to find that his parents are new members and Andrea now working there as the child-care supervisor. Meanwhile, the ever increasing devious Brenda defies her parents and continues to secretly see Dylan behind everyone's back with help from Kelly and Donna. When Brenda's caught in the act when Jim and Cindy run into Brenda with Dylan at the beach club, she runs away and into Dylan's house. Also, Steve takes Brandon's job at the Peach Pit on bet that he can't hold down the job for a single week.
2The Twins, the Trustee, and the Very Big Trip
22 Jul 1992Description ▼
Brenda learns that living with Dylan isn't all it's cracked up to be. When Brandon and Cindy discover that Brenda is unhappy living with Dylan, Jim takes advantage of this to play hardball with him by canceling his trust fund. Kelly and Donna plan a trip to Paris, but Kelly's loss of not going, due to her decision to stay and care for her mother's newborn baby girl, is Brenda's gain when Jim, using a little influence and blackmail, gives Brenda Kelly's visa to Paris in order to keep Brenda away from Dylan. Meanwhile, Brandon and Steve flirt with two twin girls at the beach club who later turn the tables on a thoughtless Steve when he plans a date swap. Also, Andrea becomes close to a 10-year-old deaf boy, named Cameron, in her day care group.
3Too Little, Too Late/Paris 75001
29 Jul 1992Description ▼
Brandon becomes jealous of Andrea's new boyfriend, Jay, who invites her to Houston with him for a Republican convention, while she tries to get Cameron, to join on her day care group outings. Dylan's father, Jack, asks to put in a good word for him at his parole hearing, and Kelly keeps Dylan some company while mending her broken heart over leaving Jake Hanson (see Melrose Place). Meanwhile, Brenda and Donna arrive in Paris and they get a less than dazzling welcome to the City of Light after meeting brash students, as well as eating at a local restaurant.
4Sex, Lies and Volleyball/Photo Fini
05 Aug 1992Description ▼
Brandon and Steve both flip over an attractive volleyball player, named Brooke Alexander, whom Steve hires for his volleyball partner. Kelly and Dylan try out for volleyball, while becoming more attracted to each other. Meanwhile, a new girl in town, named Nikki Witt, flirts with David who shows her his song writing talents. In Paris, a French photographer persuades Donna to start modeling for him, while Brenda tries to fit in more with the Paris crowd when she begins to take up smoking.
5Shooting Star/American in Paris
12 Aug 1992Description ▼
Brandon, now dating Brooke, falls for a hard-luck story by a homeless man named Jack Canner. Meanwhile, Dylan and Kelly teeter on the brink of a romantic affair. Steve pushes David to let him be his manager for his singing career for 10% of earnings after listening to his music. Also, Andrea gets worried as Cameron, her deaf student, goes missing. In Paris, Brenda pretends to be French to woo another American student she meets there, named Rick, who develops a crush on her.
6Castles in the Sand
19 Aug 1992Description ▼
Dylan and Kelly decide to keep their romantic liaison a secret when Brenda and Donna return from Paris. During a welcome-back party for Brenda and Donna, Brenda confides in a guilt-ridden Kelly that she sees that something has changed about Dylan while she was away. Meanwhile, Brandon discovers that Brooke is not the girl of his dreams after he sees little amusement in her repeated racist and stereotypical comments. Also, Steve finally lands a gig for David at the end-of-the-summer clambake at the beach club.
7Song of Myself
09 Sep 1992Description ▼
As the gang of West Beverly beings its senior year, Andrea accuses the new reading teacher and Blaze faculty advisor, Gil Meyers, of sexism when he names Brandon the new editor of the school paper. Meanwhile, David discovers that his summer fling Nikki, is a transfer sophomore student and Donna's new friend. Brenda and Steve become "senior buddies" to two freshmen who are Sue Scanlon, the late Scott's younger sister who has two personalities, and Herbert, an intellectual type. Also, Kelly continues to be uncomfortable and jealous about seeing Dylan with Brenda.
8The Back Story
16 Sep 1992Description ▼
During SATs week, Brenda tries to desperately quit her chain-smoking habit she picked up in Paris, while at the same time, she talks a little too openly to Beth Nielson, a tabloid-TV reporter about life in Beverly Hills who twists her story, and her friendships. Meanwhile, Nikki turns her sights on Brandon and tries to win his affections. An academic shortcut temps Steve when an alumni man, named B.J. Harrison, offers him the master key to the school offices. Also, Dylan visits his father in prison again who gives him some advice on his future.
23 Sep 1992Description ▼
The gang must consider their future and meets with their guidance counselor, except for Kelly and Dylan who agree that college is not for everyone. Meanwhile, Jim and Cindy announce to Brenda and Brandon that they can afford a private college for only one of them. Also, Andrea has the same bad dreams involving walking a high-wire to get into her own college. Brandon and Nikki become even more close, and David walks in on Kelly at a bad moment.
10Home and Away
07 Oct 1992Description ▼
After a West Beverly football game is canceled because of the gang violence at the opposing school, Brandon meets with Jordan Bonner, the class president from the rough South-Central school, who together they decide to make a stand by inviting some of the students from the school to a West Beverly High dance, being headed by Brenda and sponsored by Gil Meyers. Meanwhile, Kelly goes to meet with her long-absent father. Also, David gets a DJ gig at the dance and a groupie, who is Sue, much to Donna's jealousy.
11A Presumption of Innocence
21 Oct 1992Description ▼
Andrea tries to get to the bottom of a sexual assault accusation against Gil Meyers brought forth by Sue's mother. David and Donna join in on the investigation and find out about Sue's real emotional troubles. Meanwhile, Brandon reluctantly agrees to go out dancing with Nikki, despite not knowing how to dance. Also, Dylan develops a bad cough due to surfing in polluted water.
12Destiny Rides Again
04 Nov 1992Description ▼
Fate touches Brenda when her Paris beau, Rick, suddenly shows up, causing her to question her relationship with Dylan. Tragedy literally strikes Andrea when she's seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident. Meanwhile, Donna considers becoming more intimate with David, but she feels guilty about thinking about the subject of sex. Nikki also gets tickets for the Rosie O'Donnell show about the topic of AIDS and gets Brandon, Donna and David to come with her. After Steve gets bad news regarding his low SAT score, he decides to take the risk and gets Herbert to help him hack into the school computer to change his grades.
13Rebel with a Cause
11 Nov 1992Description ▼
Steve stays close to the computer taping investigation, led by Andrea (now confined to a wheelchair with two broken legs), fearing that she may find out his criminal secret. But Steve gets more worried when the sleazy school janitor, Hutchins, demands blackmail money after figuring out that Steve broke into the school that night. Meanwhile, Brenda, now dating Rick, freaks out when she sees Dylan dating Kelly, in which after Dylan gets bad news regarding no record of taking his SAT's, he reacts frustrated and hits the road. Jim's dull work life is sparked up by his new attractive secretary Dottie and Rick's business talk. After David worries after playing in a Battle of the Bands concert, he and Donna decide on a date at the Peach Pit instead.
18 Nov 1992Description ▼
On the road, Dylan finds comfort with Anne, a wealthy heiress living at a remote ranch in northern California after his car breaks down. Back in Beverly Hills, Brandon learns first-hand about Nikki's abusive past when her musician ex-boyfriend, Diesel, suddenly shows up and gets between them. Donna unsuccessfully tries to repair Brenda and Kelly's damaged friendship. After Steve is threatened by Hutchins, he unsuccessfully tries to bride his way from the trouble he's in by trying to get Herbert to take the heat.
15The Kindness of Strangers
25 Nov 1992Description ▼
A rainy Thanksgiving brings uneasy get togetherness when Brandon brings over Jack Canner, the homeless man he tried to help out the previous summer, after Nikki leaves town to visit her parents in San Francisco. Meanwhile, Steve, now expelled from school, joins his mother for a TV shoot in Santa Barbara to some time break his bad news to her. But Samantha Sanders actually sticks up for Steve and gets him conditionally readmitted to West Beverly. Also, Dylan brings his father home for Thanksgiving and must cope with his presence and his new girlfriend Christine.
16It's a Totally Happening Life
16 Dec 1992Description ▼
Two guardian angels, Clarence and Miriam, watch the gang's Christmas holiday doings which include: the recovered Andrea and Brandon consider becoming intimate after Jay breaks up with Andrea by letter, and Nikki breaks up with Brandon by moving back to San Francisco. Brenda, Dylan and Kelly's love triangle trying a "mature" situation, which falls apart. David also decides to graduate early so he can be with Donna and the gang after his divorced mother moves to Portland. The mishap events lead to all of them on a bus bound for a Christmas Eve party for underprivileged kids, where disaster looms en route.
17The Game Is Chicken
06 Jan 1993Description ▼
While serving his detention, Steve meets Joe, a trouble-making punk among the rough crowd who takes him and Brandon out that night to bet on hot-rod racing, despite Dylan's cautious warnings. Things take a turn when Brandon suspects the opposing driver as the hit-and-run driver that hit Andrea. Meanwhile, Brenda and Kelly go out on a blind double-date with two kids from Princeton (junior high school), and David gets radio competition from Donna in between his DJ work and relentless studying for early graduation.
18Midlife... Now What?
13 Jan 1993Description ▼
Brenda, Kelly, and their mothers Cindy and Jackie, as well as Donna and Andrea enjoy a good life for the weekend at a posh health spa, until Brenda overhears a conversation about Kelly's step dad's unfaithfulness to Jackie. Meanwhile, Jim questions his mid-life crisis with his secretary Dottie and a best-selling author on the subject. Dylan finds two separate fantasies about a future with Brenda and Kelly not fulfilling. Also, Brandon starts gambling on basketball games with Nat's bookmaker Duke.
19Back in the High Life Again
27 Jan 1993Description ▼
Dylan's father, Jack, is finally released from prison to enjoy his son's company, and sets eyes on his trust fund. David doesn't know where he will live after his father moves out of Jackie's house. Meanwhile, Brandon's addiction to gambling intensifies when he starts using his own college money. Andrea decides on a new look for herself by her hair dying it red and trading her eyeglasses for contact lenses. But other than Donna, no one seems to notice Andrea's make over. Also, Dylan finally chooses Kelly over Brenda who is worsened after they tell her about their summer fling they had while she was in Paris.
20Parental Guidance Recommended
03 Feb 1993Description ▼
Dylan's estranged mother, Iris, returns to Los Angles which resurrects old family hostilities for she doesn't trust Jack with handling Dylan's trust fund, as does Jim. Brandon continues gambling and splurges his winnings on skis and a new car stereo. Meanwhile, David and Steve meet with the eccentric Icon Records Company president Curtis Bray, who tells David that he will give him a recording deal only if he fires his personal manager Steve. Brenda spends the entire weekend in her bedroom moping about her lost relationship with Dylan, while dreaming evil dreams on doing physical harm to Kelly whom she unfairly blames for her and Dylan's breakup. Also, Andrea goes to a luncheon for Yale acceptances where meets her old friend Jordan Bonner.
10 Feb 1993Description ▼
After dissolving the trust find, Dylan, Jack and Christine enjoy the good life together on a friend's yacht at Marina del Rey. But they are all under observation by unidentified men. Meanwhile, finances force Kelly's mother to put their house up for sale. Brenda, Donna and Cindy take a class in self-defense. Brandon continues gambling and starts losing money totaling $500 which makes Duke rather angry, but lets Brandon slide his losses. Andrea get invited on a date with Jordan. Also, David meets with Serge Menkin, his new recording manager, who insists that David record some different rhythm tracks.
22The Child Is Father to the Man
17 Feb 1993Description ▼
After Jack is killed in a mob-related car-bombing, Dylan struggles with his inner self urging him back to old drinking habits before he learns the shocking truth about his father's parole and true colors from Christine who revealed to be FBI agent. Meanwhile, Kelly continues to be obsessed with losing weight and begins starving herself, while she becomes uncomfortable when Jim asks Dylan to stay at the Walsh house for a while to avoid reporters following his every move. Steve turns down giving any more recording advice to David who struggles with meeting with Curtis Bray and Serge Menkin for a recording session on the day of Jack McKay's funeral. Also, Brandon's losing streak continues as his betting continues.
23Duke's Bad Boy
03 Mar 1993Description ▼
Gambling addict Brandon multiplies his addition by hiring a school bookie, Jeff, in order to pay off $1,500 of losses to Duke who's now out to get Brandon. Meanwhile, David finally realizes the true nature of the music industry when Serge continues to ignore his hip-hop material and forces him to record a repetitive, syrupy ballad. David goes along with it, but Curtis Bray does not like the new tune and outright terminates David's recording contract. Finally seeing the egotistical, two-faced shark that Curtis Bray really is, and the self-serving hack Serge is, David leaves Icon Records and goes back to apologize to Steve for the way he treated him. Kelly's eating disorder worsens when she starts taking diet pills. Also, Andrea tries to ease Dylan's depression over his father's murder by asking him if she can do an editorial on him.
24 Mar 1993Description ▼
With the possible sale of the Taylor house, Kelly gives her mother and prospective buyers a hard time. David and Donna plan to throw Kelly a surprise 18th Birthday party at the Peach Pit. But things take a unexpected turn when the guests get an even bigger surprise from Kelly when she collapses due to an overdose of diet pills. Meanwhile, Steve badgers Brandon into joining him on a TV dating game show and Steve wins a date with an attractive girl named Celeste Lundey.
07 Apr 1993Description ▼
Voted the most beautiful senior at West Beverly, Kelly fears that no one's looking beneath her good surface, while she becomes hurt over Dylan not wanting to show her his finished editorial whom he shows to Andrea first. Meanwhile, Steve forgets he's dateless when he goes out with Brandon and his parents to a Lakers basketball game and is randomly chosen to win $10,000 for a half-court shot. Also, Brenda reconsiders her college choice of going back to Minnesota.
26She Came in Through the Bathroom Window
28 Apr 1993Description ▼
At Senior Ditch Day, most of the students, including Kelly, Donna, David and Brenda go to Magic Mountain where Kelly becomes a theft victim, but Donna refuses to be when she puts her self-defense skills to the test, while Andrea fears riding a new roller coaster. Meanwhile, Brandon gets stuck running the Peach Pit after Nat calls in sick, while Steve and Dylan set out in search of Burt Reynolds who may be able to help a young woman, named Ginger, an apparent con victim tour guide, who is really a con artist using all of them in her latest scam in which the search leads Dylan, Steve and Ginger to a movie studio where they end up a extras for a mouth wash commercial, and then all of them getting arrested for driving in Brandon's car after Ginger seals it.
27A Night to Remember
28 Apr 1993Description ▼
Brenda and Brandon are dateless for the Senior Prom. But Andrea asks Brandon at the last moment after her date, Jordan, gets ill and Brenda is asked by the school football star Tony Miller. Steve asks out Celeste Lundey, while Dylan naturally goes with Kelly. At the prom, Donna becomes nervous about making it with David, and she ends up having too much to drink and passes out.
28Something in the Air
12 May 1993Description ▼
Following a little advice from Gil Meyers, Brandon and the rest of Donna's friends join forces to help her in a major school protest when she is suspended from school and is threatened with not graduating for getting drunk on Senior Prom night.
29Commencement: Part 1
19 May 1993Description ▼
With 24 hours until graduation, Andrea frets with Brandon over her coming valedictorian speech and her college choice of California University or Yale, as does Brenda with Minnesota. Meanwhile, Dylan gets a windfall when he inherits his trust fund worth $10 million, as well as another surprise visit from his eccentric mother Iris, while he reconsiders his college choice of Berkley or California University. On graduation day, David and Donna are the emcee's at the Senior Breakfast gathering while Steve meets with the gang to create something to remember them by.
30Commencement: Part 2
19 May 1993Description ▼
On the day of graduation, the gang thinks back about their most memorable moments from the past three years. Andrea delivers her commencement address and everyone celebrates. Dylan also has a mysterious encounter with his late father who advices him that he doesn't need to go to college to prove himself. Dylan instead asks Kelly to take a trip through Europe with him for the summer. Steve also decides to go to California University to be near his friends, while Brenda decides to to back to college in Minnesota. The night of graduation, they all meet in the Hollywood Hills near the big Hollywood sign to create their logo on the sign for the whole city to see to remember them for the years they had at West Beverly High School.
1So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Goodbye
08 Sep 1993Description ▼
After working for the summer at the Beverly Hills Beach Club, Brenda leaves Beverly Hills to go to college in Minnesota and finds that her old friends now see her differently. Meanwhile, David and Donna seek out some affordable housing on the beach. As college approaches, Steve and Brandon rent a beach front house in Malibu for the final two weeks of the summer, and they get a surprise visit from Steve's former girlfriend Jill Fleming, which irks Celeste. Kelly returns from a two-month trip to Europe, without Dylan, who has been rejected acceptance into Berkeley. Also, Andrea frets with Gil Meyers over her deciding to stay in California to go to college.
2The Girl from New York City
15 Sep 1993Description ▼
Donna is afraid to tell her mother about David living with her and Kelly at their new beach front house. Kelly tells Donna about her troubles with Dylan during their stay in France with both trying to make each other jealous. Dylan returns from Europe to reconcile with Kelly who admits he was faithful to her. Meanwhile, Brandon tries to get close to Jill who wants to take things slow, and it unwittingly creates jealousy with Steve. In Minnesota, Brenda gets homesick for the warmth of Beverly Hills while trying to adjust to college life and her brash roommate Darla Hanson.
3The Little Fish
22 Sep 1993Description ▼
Brenda returns to Beverly Hills to find her bedroom taken over by Brandon and her parents angry that she dropped out. College registration is too much for Dylan who has a kindred spirit, so he and Brenda pair for a fishing trip to talk about their future. David and Donna try to audition for the DJ's on the California University's radio show, while Andrea tries to get in with the university's newspaper, The Condor, and soon clashes with the egotistical student editor Josh Richland. But Andrea has a more friendly meeting of minds with Dan Ruben, her dorm faculty advisor. Meanwhile, Steve tries to get Brandon in on the fraternity life on the CU campus by pledging the Kappa Epsilon Gamma (K.E.G.) fraternity.
4Greek to Me
29 Sep 1993Description ▼
During Rush Week, the girls attempt to pledge the Alpha Omega sorority and the result bores Brenda; reunites Kelly with an old flame, John Sears, whom she can't stand and shake off; exhausts Donna who tries to boost ratings for her and David's radio show; and stereotypes Andrea when she suspects the sorority president of being anti-Semetic. Meanwhile, Brandon is asked to run for student senate, but Steve won't accept his involvement with the senates politics which are unpopular with the fraternity.
06 Oct 1993Description ▼
During the first week of classes as California University, Donna becomes burned out of her work which is interfering with her college courses, Donna quits the late-night radio shift leaving David solo. Brenda seeks a job for herself to pay for her college tuition and finds one with her father, but she fails to deliver some important contracts. At a pool party for the college freshmen, Steve decides, but can't bring himself, to break up with Celeste. A jealous Dylan can't deter John Sears from seeing Kelly. Also, Andrea discovers that her residential advisor and admirer, Dan Rubin, is her English professor.
6Strangers in the Night
13 Oct 1993Description ▼
Jim sets a lonely Brenda up on a blind date with Stuart Carson, the son of his business associate and both he and Brenda hit it off. Dylan decides to buy a new car, regardless of the price. Due to his late night schedule, David causes problems with Kelly and Donna over his lack of housekeeping. Kelly tells Dylan that they should start seeing others as a result of her growing relationship with John Sears. Meanwhile, Andrea finally loses her virginity when she and Dan move beyond being "just friends."
20 Oct 1993Description ▼
Dylan considers buying a gun after his new car is stolen from him at gunpoint. Meanwhile, Brandon is asked by his sociology professor, Corey Randall, to tutor the university's basketball star, D'Shawn Hardell. Andrea and Dan mull over going public their affair. Also, Brenda and her parents are invited over for lunch at Stuart's parents house in Bel Air, as his romance with Brenda begins to really take off.
8Twenty Years Ago Today
27 Oct 1993Description ▼
Cindy and Jim throw a party for their 20th wedding anniversary. As Stuart and Brenda's affair grows, he proposes marriage and she willingly accepts. Meanwhile, Brandon falls for an anthropologist grad student named Lucinda Nicholson. A paranoid Dylan buys a gun from a street dealer and almost shoots Brandon. Andrea tells Kelly that she has doubts about her affair with Dan after he tells her about his non-belief in marriage. Then, Andrea meets a charming, Latino barman at the party, named Jessie Vasquez. Mel asks David to look after baby Erin while he heads off to Mexico with his girlfriend.
03 Nov 1993Description ▼
Brenda finds out from Stuart that his parents want her to sign a prenuptial agreement which bothers her. Jim also finds out about Stuart's prenuptial papers and asks Dylan to look into Stuart's background. Meanwhile, David and Kelly grow more hostile to each other when they are caught in the middle of Mel and Jackie's custody battle for Erin. On his first dinner date with Lucinda, Brandon discovers that she is married... to his sociology professor. Guilt plagues Steve after doing a favor for Sears and his frat buddies to bed down a blind date, named Laura Kingman, a professional college dancer.
10And Did It... My Way
10 Nov 1993Description ▼
When their wedding plans become too much of a hassle, Stuart convinces Brenda that they should elope to Las Vegas. After Brandon finds out, he gets the rest of the gang to drop what they are doing and they all fly out to Vegas to try to discourage Brenda and Stuart from their marital plans. Meanwhile, Laura wants to see more of Steve, who tries to keep things between them under wraps. On other personal fronts, Brandon continues to try to keep Lucinda distant who continues to flirt with him every chance she gets. Donna continues to try to resolve the continuing feud between David and Kelly.
11Take Back the Night
17 Nov 1993Description ▼
After Steve breaks up with Laura, she tells Kelly and others that he date-raped her the night they were together to get back at him. Meanwhile, Kelly learns Sears true sexist colors and rejects him, but he too doesn't take it so kindly. Dylan tutors Brenda in poetry which brings them to a disagreement. Also, Brandon's relationship (or lack of it) with Lucinda takes a dangerous turn when D'Shawn finds out and threatens Brandon to take his history mid-term for him or he will tell Professor Randall of his suspicions. When Lucinda insists to Brandon that he should take D'Shawn's tests, Brandon reacts stressed and hits the road.
24 Nov 1993Description ▼
After mistaking a woman at a rural filling station for his former girlfriend, Emily Valentine, Brandon decides to visit Emily's home in Marin County north of San Francisco. He learns that the Valentine family has moved to Greece, but runs into Emily by chance on a cable car in San Francisco. They rekindle their romance and decide to spend Thanksgiving together. But Emily does not reveal that she must move away in a week. Back in Los Angeles, the KEG frat house and Alpha sorority serve Thanksgiving dinner at a halfway house, and John Sears tries to take advantage of a 15-year-old girl. Steve intervenes and has the fraternity president distract John. Meanwhile, Dylan declines Kelly's Thanksgiving invitation because he plans to go surfing, but later agrees to dine with the Walshes. When Kelly comes over with her family, she snaps at Dylan and makes a scene. Elsewhere, Andrea is hesitant to attend a Thanksgiving soir?e at the home of Dan's parents. Jesse, the bartender from the Walshes' anniversary party, works at the affair. He asks Andrea out, and she willingly gives him her address.
01 Dec 1993Description ▼
Emily has been accepted to the prestigious Cousteau Institute in France, but does not want to attend because she and Brandon are in love. Brandon observes her passion for marine biology and encourages her to pursue her dream. Brenda balks when she is asked to appear nude in an experimental campus play. The frat and sorority pledges must endure a series of humiliating experiences during "Hell Week." The upperclassmen order Steve to steal a prize autographed baseball from Professor Randall for a scavenger hunt, but he gets caught. Andrea breaks up with Dan and begins dating Jesse. She learns that he is a UCLA law student who attended undergraduate courses at Yale.
15 Dec 1993Description ▼
Strange dreams contemplate Donna to fulfill David's dream to sleep with her on their second anniversary together, until her parents show up for a surprise visit. Meanwhile, Brandon returns from San Francisco where he learns about the Steve's botch break-in, who finds himself left in cold after Mike Ryan and the rest of the frat members reject him. Only John Sears remains sympathetic to Steve and tries to help. But when Brandon learns and relays to Steve that the campus police were anonymously tipped off to Steve's break-in, Steve realizes that Sears had set him up. In the meantime, Brandon plays hardball with the corrupt Professor Randall to drop the break-in charges against Steve by threatening to go public about him rigging test scores for D'Shawn and other basketball stars to they can play basketball for the university. Elsewhere, Andrea falls deeply in love with Jesse. Also, John Sears continued wooing of Kelly only pushes her back to Dylan.
15Somewhere in the World It's Christmas
22 Dec 1993Description ▼
The Walshes get stranded in a damaged plane while on their way to Hawaii and flash back to past Christmases. Meanwhile, Dylan gets into the holiday spirit after a strange woman, named Suzanne Steele, and her 12-year old daughter Erica, show up at his house who claim to be his late father's mistress and his step-sister, asking for shelter. Frustrated that Donna won't give up her virginity, David starts to act coldly towards her during a Christmas party at Mel's house. Also, Jesse takes Andrea to a midnight mass.
05 Jan 1994Description ▼
During mid-terms, David starts taking crystal met amphetamine to keep up with his busy schedule, while Donna wonders what's wrong with his sudden change in behavior. Meanwhile, Dylan offers Suzanne financial aid and becomes suspicions after she gets very defensive when he asks her for identification. Steve comes face-to-face with John over that he set him up the night of his break-in with a "test" vote by the fraternity to see who will be expelled from the KEG house. Also, Brandon tries to get D'Shawn to take his finals, then an accident during a game sidelines D'Shawn for the season which brings him to his scenes.
17Thicker Than Water
12 Jan 1994Description ▼
David's increased drug use turns into a nightmare for him, Kelly and their parents when, while under the influence of sedatives, he loses baby Erin at a park. Meanwhile, Donna temporarily forgets about David when she flirts with an attractive ski instructor, named Chad, during a ski trip with the rest of the gang. While Suzanne is out of town, Dylan spends the day with Erica teaching her how to surf, which takes a turn when Erica gets her first menstrual period. Then, Jim makes a background check of Suzanne for Dylan with her social security number and uncovers a secret bank account in her name. When Dylan confronts Suzanne about the $25,000 in her Iowa bank account after she previous told him that she was broke, Suzanne convinces Dylan that it's just inheritance money from his late father. Meanwhile, Andrea sees a doctor and makes a shocking discovery about herself.
26 Jan 1994Description ▼
Dylan gets Suzanne a job at the Peach Pit as a waitress, which takes a different turn when Nat is hospitalized resulting from a heart attack. Dylan then learns that Nat may lose the Peach Pit when Nat's cousin Joey arrives in town, wanting to sell it. Meanwhile, Brandon is asked to be a candidate for a college task force on education to go to Washington. David seeks treatment for his drug use while trying to find a substitute for his radio shift and finds Steve, who does a bad job. Meanwhile, Andrea's not sure if she can tell Jesse about her pregnancy. Also, Cindy becomes involved in university life as a courtship instructor.
19The Labors of Love
02 Feb 1994Description ▼
With Nat still in the hospital waiting heart surgery, Brandon temporally takes over running the Peach Pit, while Dylan rescues the place after he buys out Joey's share, making Dylan the co-owner. Meanwhile, David's drug problem returns, resulting in Kelly and Donna moving out. Then, David loses his radio DJ job after the station manager, Howard, fires him after seeing that David is completely out of control. Jesse disagrees with Andrea about her decision to get an abortion. Also, Brandon he learns of Lucinda's divorce from Professor Randall and now wants in on a relationship with her.
20Scared Very Straight
09 Feb 1994Description ▼
Donna tries to make up with David, whose increased drug use turns her away. David also steals $150 from his father to buy more amphetamines for himself. Later, when David's drug dealer is arrested, he finds himself holding a huge stash of narcotics in his procession and calls on Dylan for help. Meanwhile, Jesse and Andrea meet with her grandmother to get her blessing before their wedding and reception at the Peach Pit. A dangerous affair begins between Brandon and Lucinda, while her true colors are show when she begins teaching her anthropology class of human sexuality and preaches the need for multiple partners for she sees sex as her own personal weapon. Also, Brenda gets a surprise visit from a long-absent Stuart on Valentine's Day.
21Addicted to Love
16 Feb 1994Description ▼
Brandon uses Kelly as his date at a university social event to shield his affair with Lucinda from Josh Richland, a snooping student reporter from the Condor determined to dig up any dirt on Brandon. Meanwhile, Brenda and Stewart travel to Palm Springs where they find big complications from a small mistake Brenda makes which leaves them stranded in the desert, where Stuart fumes over and it resulting in her finally breaking off their engagement for good. David rents a piano as a new hobby while Kelly moves back in with him and Donna. Also, Andrea lets Steve use her dorm room after he can't stand living at the KEG house.
23 Feb 1994Description ▼
Lucinda temporally loses interest in Brandon when she flirts with Dylan to ask him to finance her documentary film. Meanwhile, Kelly and Brandon spend the weekend together at a task force retreat where they meet the university Chancellor, Milton Arnold, Dean Trimble and the Chancellor's teenage daughter Clare, where Brandon and Kelly become more attracted to each other and brush off Josh who's still hounding them. Brenda and Donna befriend a stray dog that escapes from the university's lab, whom they name Rocky. Also, Andrea discovers that Steve is allowing Muntz and his frat buddies to use her dorm room for nooners. Andrea protests, but changes her mind when Steve begins to date her dorm resident advisor, Kathy Fisher.
23A Pig Is a Boy Is a Dog
02 Mar 1994Description ▼
Brenda and Donna attend an animal rights rally, and are crestfallen when the university refuses to suspend animal testing. After Rocky dies of cancer, Brenda becomes involved with a small group of radicals. She serves as lookout when the group breaks into the university research building and tries in vain to save Andrea's lab (which does not harm animals in its testing). Brenda is arrested. Kelly and Brandon are furious when Dylan refuses to fund Lucinda's film. He finally tells Kelly that Lucinda came on to him. Brandon breaks up with Lucinda and Kelly confesses her kiss with Brandon. Dylan races over to the Walsh house to fight Brandon, but the tension is defused when he accidentally punches Steve.
24Cuffs and Links
16 Mar 1994Description ▼
Brenda calls Dylan from jail in the hopes of keeping her arrest a secret, but he is forced to tell her parents. Brenda's friends avoid her out of fear of being accessories after the fact and Kelly acts especially bitchy because she is tired of Dylan coming to Brenda's rescue. Brenda faces felony charges, as her crime was a federal offense. An FBI agent who had gone undercover with the activists offers her immunity in exchange for her testimony. Kelly apologizes for shunning Brenda. Andrea gives Donna a healthy puppy (Rocky II) to take her mind off Rocky's death. Steve and his overbearing father, Rush, take on a baseball star and his dad in a father/son golf tournament. Steve catches his father cheating and forces him to complete the game honestly. Lucinda receives a grant for her movie and leaves the university. Josh threatens to expose Brandon's affair with Lucinda unless he endorses his campaign for student president. Brandon calls his bluff and Josh eventually has second thoughts.
25The Time Has Come Today
23 Mar 1994Description ▼
When the rest of the gang takes off on a ski weekend, Brenda stays behind and discovers an old diary that belonged to a young woman who once lived in the Walsh house with her parents and brother in the late 1960s, in which Brenda imagines herself and the gang as the girl Wendy and the gang as her hippie friends.
06 Apr 1994Description ▼
While working with Kelly to recruit guys for the "Men of CU" beefcake calendar that they're working on, Donna goes on a spontaneous date with D'Shawn just to make David jealous when she finds him flirting with his blind piano teacher Holly. Meanwhile, Steve sees no reason to keep the secret that their frat president, Mike Ryan, is gay despite being sworn to secrecy.
20 Apr 1994Description ▼
Brenda hopes to impress Roy Randolph, a visiting Broadway director, when she auditions for the lead role in the campus play of "Cat On a Hot Tin Roof." Steve is reunited with Laura Kingman, where he coaches her for the same lead role, while Kelly also wants in on the part. Meanwhile, Brandon brushes off continuing advances from his new admirer Clare Arnold, the daughter of the university's chancellor, who won't take "no" for an answer when she handcuffs herself to his bed. Also, Dylan tries to help a jealous Erica accept her mother's new chemist boyfriend, Kevin Weaver.
27 Apr 1994Description ▼
When Brenda and Kelly are called back to final auditions, the resulting competition puts a serious strain on their friendship. Steve continues to coach Laura for the lead, and she ends up making a superior performance, brushing aside Brenda. Meanwhile, Brandon is still being perused by Clare who has a crush on him. So, she tricks Brandon into taking her out to her senior prom at her posh boarding school which leads to Brandon getting decked by an angry passerby at Clare's hotel post-prom party. Also, Jesse's not around when Andrea has a medical emergency and she's forced to call on Donna for help to take her to the hospital. Elsewhere, Kevin continues to charm his way into Dylan and Suzanne's life which makes Kelly feel left out.
29Truth and Consequences
04 May 1994Description ▼
After Brenda finally wins the lead roll in the play, the unbalanced Laura attempts to sabotage Brenda's acting career by spreading rumors that she granted sexual favors with Randolph to win the lead. Meanwhile, Kevin impresses Dylan and Erica when they visit his lab where he tells Dylan about his clean-up plans for Santa Monica bay which are under funded. So, Dylan asks Kevin if he could act as his beneficiary to open up his own chemical clean-up company, while Kevin also announces his engagement to Suzanne. Kelly continues to resent Suzanne and Kevin's presence which drives a further riff between her and Dylan after she tells him that her 'Woman's Intuation' tells her that something is not right about Kevin and Suzanne. Jesse also suggests more bed-rest for Andrea who continues to feel unwell over her pregnancy. Also, Brandon speaks with Clare's skeptical father over her wild behavior and her advances towards him while she's making future plans to travel with him.
11 May 1994Description ▼
Dylan and Kelly finally call their relationship quits due to him spending more time with Erica, Suzanne and Kevin, as well as Kelly openly expressing that she doesn't trust Suzanne and Kevin over their continuing presence. Erica tells Dylan that she overheard her mother and boyfriend talking about moving to South America, while Kevin and Suzanne (for some suspicious reason) easily convince Dylan they want to relocate Kevin's new chemical company in Arizona. Meanwhile, Brenda finds old feelings for Dylan returning to her when he gives her an opening-night gift medal before the play. Dylan considers investing in Kevin's business offer finance his new business, as does Jim who agrees to be a silent partner. Elsewhere, David sees danger of his drug use returning in working with a new rock band for the CU's Marti Gras. Andrea is hospitalized and has strange dreams fearing she may lose the baby. Also, Brandon tries to get to meet with an elusive Chancellor Arnold after he sees that his name is not on a list of task forces members to meet the president, thinking that his times with Clare may have cost him the trip to Washington. But, Brandon eventually learns that his name being absent from the list was just a typo mistake all along.
31Mr. Walsh Goes to Washington
25 May 1994Description ▼
In the two-part season finale, Brandon goes to Washington D.C. as a part of the college task force to meet the president. Kelly follows Brandon to Washington to get him out of a jam when Clare and Lucinda arrive at the hotel to peruse him. At the CU Marti Gras, David impresses pop star Kenneth "Babyface" Edmunds, and his recording manager Ariel with his keyboard music where Donna catches David in a very compromising position with Ariel. Steve runs into Celeste who's now with John Sears. Kevin and Suzanne get married in a semi-formal ceremony where he persuades Dylan to cut out any outside investment in their business offer. Jim becomes angry at Dylan for making such a rash move which he fires Dylan as his financial holder. Dylan then goes to a bank and give Kevin full power-of-attorney control over his money, unaware that Kevin and Suzanne have had a hidden agenda for Dylan's inheritance all this time. After her major success in the CU play, Brenda gets a scholarship offer to study acting in London and she pays a visit to Dylan's place before leaving. Also, Andrea and Jesse experience the joys and fears of parenthood after their daughter is born.
1What I Did on My Summer Vacation and Other Stories
12 Jul 1994Description ▼
The Walshes welcome Valerie Malone, a young and charming family friend from Buffalo, who moves into Brenda's room after she leaves for England. But unknown to everybody, Valerie is secretly revealed to be a manipulative, cynical and callous woman with a taste for drugs and hard liquor. Meanwhile, Donna returns from her summer stay in Texas and claims that she's over with David, who's doing a video for his film class about his travels during the summer. But that evening, Donna has an emotional breakdown when she runs into David at a nightclub. Steve returns from his summer vacation in Hawaii and decides to pursue Kelly, unaware that she's involved with Brandon. Dylan returns from his summer stay in Baja, Mexico and is revealed to have gone back to drinking since learning that Kevin and Suzanne have swindled him and skipped town with all of his money, and Erica. Also, Andrea and Jesse finally take their new baby daughter, Hannah, home.
2Under the Influence
14 Sep 1994Description ▼
Donna announces to the gang that she has decided to move to Houston to be a d?butante. But Kelly eventually learns that Donna still emotionally fragile since her breakup with David and she's hiding behind her mother just to avoid running into him. Dylan also finds out that his entire bank account is cleaned out by Kevin and Suzanne's scam, but alienated with life and embarrassed and ashamed at himself for what happened, Dylan keeps his financial problem to himself. Meanwhile, Brandon decides to tell Dylan about him and Kelly, but chickens out after seeing him drinking again. Later, at a banquet for Donna's, Dylan crashes the party and creates an ugly scene after being inadvertently tipped off by Nat about Brandon and Kelly. Dylan then goes to a nightclub where Jesse is bar-tending and tries to get a drink, but Jesse turns him away, and Dylan also picks up a prostitute at the bar. When Kelly comes over to Dylan's out to talk to him, she finds him with the scantly clad prostitute. When Donna's mother criticizes her behavior by accepting a dance with D'Shawn, she decides to face up to Felice and stay in Beverly Hills. The university's day-care program leaves Andrea wanting to spend more time with her baby. Also, Brandon is reunited with Josh Richland who offers him a chance to run with him for campus office.
3A Clean Slate
21 Sep 1994Description ▼
Josh helps Brandon run for student body president who shines at a debate. But a scandal comes up when Alex Diaz, a militant student, uncovers an article written the previous year by Josh, but never published, which details Brandon's tutoring of D'Shawn whom took rigged tests surfaces which threatens to tarnish Brandon's reputation. Donna asks Clare (now attending C.U. as a sophomore) to move into the beach front apartment to help pay the rent. But Clare brings a bad snoring habit with her. Meanwhile, Valerie secretly decides to pursue Dylan after finding Brenda's mementos of him in the Walsh garage, and begins hanging out at the pool hall where Dylan also drinks and hangs out.
4Life after Death
28 Sep 1994Description ▼
Brandon has trouble coping with Josh's sudden death in a car accident which is a challenge to his political position when he's forced to fill Josh's shoes. Meanwhile, Donna finds a new man for herself, a KEG member named Griffin Stone, whom her mother sets her up with. David meets Clare for the first time and they too become close. Also, Valerie continues perusing Dylan who lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship is based purely on sex, while Valerie continues her "good girl" charade in front of Steve and everyone else.
05 Oct 1994Description ▼
Kelly's senses alert her to be suspicious of Valerie's true unwholesome colors when she catches her smoking pot and she naturally makes a big fuss about it. But to Kelly's surprise, she cannot get a sympathetic ear. Steve refuses to believe Kelly, thinking that she's just jealous. Even Brandon is skeptic and tells Kelly to give Valerie the benefit of a doubt. However, Donna doesn't seem to care and tells Kelly that what Valerie does in her spare time is none of their business. Later when Kelly sees Valerie at the Peach Pit drinking and flirting with Dylan, she immediately tells Steve. But when then both confront her, Valerie (a true master of manipulation) convinces Steve (but not Kelly) that it was Dylan who made a pass at HER. All in the meantime, Valerie begins to grow suspicions of Dylan's cash-flow state when she discovers him stealing money from the Peach Pit to support himself. Meanwhile, Steve decides to revitalize the Peach Pit by throwing a rave party to boost business. While working on a video project with David and Clare, Donna meets a musician and carpenter named Ray Pruit. Also, Andrea juggles college and child care.
12 Oct 1994Description ▼
Brandon, now the new student body president of CU, has his first challenge when he is pressed into action by some human-rights activist students who are against the chancellor's friend Quintaro, a visiting Asian dignitary from a fictions South-East Asian country of Selanesia, who is accused of human-rights violations which puts Brandon at odds with both Clare and Chancellor Arnold. Meanwhile, Valerie helps Steve, Kelly, and fellow KEG members Griffin and Muntz, plan the theft of a rival college's mascot, a huge stuffed bear, during homecoming weekend. Donna skips the caper to spend some time with Ray at his family's pumpkin stand. Also, Andrea is depressed when Jesse is spending more time studying and bar tending than being with her. Andrea then meets a mysterious guy, named Peter, at her local laundromat. Elsewhere, Dylan forces Valerie to keep his financial situation a secret. But when Valerie later walks in on Dylan cheating on her with a local prostitute, she vows revenge.
7Who's Zoomin' Who?
19 Oct 1994Description ▼
Kelly's disapproval of her mother's return to modeling increases when she learns that her baby sister Erin is involved. Meanwhile, the Walshes finally learn that Dylan is broke when the proposed Peach Pit expansion leads to an exposure of his finances. Valerie, still smearing with both anger and pity after catching Dylan cheating on her, confirms to them that Dylan is bankrupt. Jim then offers Dylan financial assistance. But the growingly misanthropic Dylan is too far gone to accept any sympathy and rudely blows off Jim. While Donna has trouble balancing the affections of both Griffin and Ray, she sees Griffin's sleazy other side when he whisks her away for a overnight trip to Catalina Island and attempts to seduce her. David's love experiment by handcuffing himself to Clare's bed to win her affections backfires when her father shows up and takes her out to dinner, leaving David alone. The next morning, when Steve and David come over to Dylan's house to talk about the Peach Pit After Dark expansion, the find Valerie in bed with Dylan. Steve, being the person he is, draws the wrong conclusion and responds by punching Dylan in the face.
8Things That Go Bang in the Night
26 Oct 1994Description ▼
On Halloween night, Donna becomes scared when her two suitors, Ray and Griffin, finally cross paths during a costume party at the KEG house. After being shunned by the Walshes and the rest of the gang, Valerie considers moving back to Buffalo, but decides to stay after learning that her mother has suffered a nervous breakdown. Steve unfairly blames Dylan for having a tryst with Valerie, and breaks his business agreement with the Peach Pit After Dark. Valerie also fails to bewitch Dylan who's sinking deeper into depravity with hard drugs, while Brandon reacts coldly towards Valerie after finding out that she skipped out on Steve's frat party to be with Dylan after she promised everyone to stay away from him. Meanwhile, Andrea's not pleased to see the cross necklace her baby daughter Hannah receives at a Day of the Dead celebration. Also, Clare talks David into a UFO hunt for the night in the desert near Barstow, CA.
02 Nov 1994Description ▼
Dylan enters a rehab center after all of his friends conduct an intervention. Valerie and Clare, left out of the intervention, spend the day shopping and bonding with each other. But after one day, Dylan runs away from the clinic with a little of Valerie's help. Dylan then alienates Valerie more with his continuing drug use and attitude in which she walks out on him for good. Kelly gets a modeling offer from Seventeen magazine. Meanwhile, Ray has dinner with Donna's wary parents Felice and John. Also, David and Clare's homemade video of their lovemaking disappears and turns up in the home of Donna's parents.
10The Dreams of Dylan McKay
09 Nov 1994
11Hate Is Just a Four Letter Word
16 Nov 1994Description ▼
Brandon and Dean Trimble are caught in the middle of a conflict when several Jewish students, including Andrea, protest the scheduled campus appearance of a controversial, anti-Semitist, African-American orator, in which the demonstrations and near-riots disrupt Kelly's photo shoot for the magazine. Meanwhile, Donna plans a party for Ray's 25th birthday. In the hospital, Dylan spends the time talking with his mother Iris, while his drug dealer pays an unexpected visit and threatens him not to tell the police about their business.
12Rock of Ages
23 Nov 1994Description ▼
Jim gets Brandon tickets to the Rolling Stones' Rose Bowl concert, but a hearing to determine the legality of his presidency is moved to the night of the concert. Jesse argues that Brandon is already the legitimate president, as he has been calling senate meetings to order; the challenge to the presidency is denied. Brandon takes Andrea to the concert. Kelly gets backstage access through the magazine, while braggart Steve has trouble getting in at all after a hippie steals his wallet. Ray and Donna work as vendors and see the show free of charge. David and Clare go to the concert even though they claim to hate the group, but have to turn to a scalper when Mel lets them down. Steve and his father force Dylan out of the Peach Pit After Dark. He agrees to sell his shares when Steve, Nat, and Willie (the cook) visit him in rehab. Dylan and Valerie agree to stop seeing each other, as he doesn't want to involve her in his problems. During group therapy, Dylan has a confrontation with Charley, an older man who likes to bully other patients instead of dealing with his own problems. Charley seeks Dylan's help to finally overcome his addiction.
13Up in Flames
30 Nov 1994Description ▼
Emily flies back from Paris to attend a seminar at La Jolla. She asks Brandon to meet her at the airport, claiming to have just a four-hour layover. She actually has a week until the beginning of her seminar, but Brandon breaks her heart by revealing that he is dating Kelly. When he sees her back to her hotel room, they share a passionate kiss. Steve and Griffin organize a holiday rave at an abandoned house. Valerie helps them out in the hopes of getting back in Steve's good graces. David and Clare accidentally post the notice about the event on a computer bulletin board for lesbians, who constitute most of the guests. The house has very poor wiring and continually blows fuses. Griffin uses too much electricity, and the house catches on fire. Ray rescues Steve and Valerie, who were fooling around in one of the bedrooms. Kelly and a girl named Allison are trapped in a downstairs bathroom with no means of escape. The firefighters try to reach them as they are engulfed by flames.
14Injustice for All
14 Dec 1994Description ▼
In the aftermath of the house fire, Kelly suffers second and third degree burns on right wrist, ear, and the whole right side of her neck. Allison's injuries are much more severe, but she maintains a positive attitude. Brandon is racked with guilt because of his feelings for Emily. Kelly does not react well when she learns that Emily is still in town. She calls Dylan to discuss her insecurities and Brandon visits him in search of advice. Kelly believes that Brandon is only staying with her out of guilt, but Emily eases her mind when she reveals that he expressed his love for Kelly before the fire. Meanwhile, Steve feels guilty for the house fire and calls upon his father, Rush, to help out. Griffin's father hires an accomplished attorney for Steve and Griffin where Rush advices both to plead guilty to criminal trespassing in order to avoid jail time. Steve and Griffin receive two years of probation and community service... and are forbidden from operating dance clubs or parties for two years. Steve is furious to learn of this provision, especially after he discovers that Griffin in fact stole the keys from his father's real estate office to the house, rather than obtaining permission to use it for the rave. Steve tells his father that he didn't know about what Griffin did, but Rush (being more arrogant and narrow-minded) refuses to believe Steve and tells him not to ever call on him again for help. Afterwards, Steve physically attacks Griffin and orders him to leave the fraternity. Elsewhere, Ray's perpetual bad mood confuses Donna. He explains that his mother always begins drinking around the holidays, as his drunkard father left her on Christmas... after pushing her down the stairs and causing her to have a miscarriage. Andrea and Jesse throw a party for Hannah's first Hanukkah. Jesse obtains work as an attorney for those who cannot afford representation. He is frustrated by the court treatment of a single Mexican immigrant father, whose kids are taken away when a babysitter neglects them. At the end, Dylan comes home from rehab and is greeted by a letter from a stranger who found Erica's bathroom note pleading for his help.
15Christmas Comes This Time Each Year
21 Dec 1994Description ▼
Donna's snobbish mother, Felice, puts Ray's feelings for her daughter to a test by offering him money to stop seeing her, while Ray's alcoholic, chain-smoking, redneck mother, LuAnn, goes Christmas shopping with Donna. Differing family traditions cause tension between the Catholic Jesse and the Jewish Andrea. Clare introduces David to her father during a faculty Christmas party who finds common ground with him over their love of music. Meanwhile, Dylan goes to his old friend, Christine Pettit, from the FBI to help him find his stolen money. Unable to help Dylan, Christine then contacts an alcoholic, former FBI agent-turned-bounty hunter/private investigator, named Jay J. Jones (Jonesy), who contacts Dylan on Christmas Day and offers to track down his money in exchange for getting a full share of it. Brandon is left alone to care for the recovering Kelly when Jim and Cindy leave town to visit Brenda in England and Valerie leaves to visit her mother in Buffalo. Also, Nat hosts a special holiday feed-the-homeless dinner at the Peach Pit.
16Sentenced to Life
04 Jan 1995Description ▼
Steve begins community service at a retirement home and meets Saul Howard, an ex-entertainer with Alzheimer's disease, whom Steve confides in with his problems. Dylan asks Jesse for advice when he is told to appear in court over his car accident. Meanwhile, Valerie returns to Beverly Hills after spending a sunny Christmas vacation in the Caribbean, instead of visiting her mother in Buffalo, which prompts a cold response from Kelly who openly admits to everyone that she despises Valerie and doesn't trust her for a second. Ray declines a request by Donna to perform at the opening of the Peach Pit After Dark nightclub. While working at the hospital as a resident intern, Andrea has a run in with an attractive doctor named Peter Tucker.
17Sweating It Out
11 Jan 1995Description ▼
On their semester break, Dylan and Brandon take a motorcycle trip through California and they end up being subjected to slave labor by a Native American sheriff for trespassing on a reservation, which helps dissipate the tensions between both of them over Kelly. Meanwhile, Kelly benefits from attending psychology workshop seminars run by a famous, crippled psychology professor named Patrick Finley. Donna tries to help Ray get over his stage fright on the eve of his debut at the grand opening of the Peach Pit After Dark. Steve spends the weekend moping over his father, Rush, taking over the Peach Pit After Dark club from him.
18Hazardous to Your Health
18 Jan 1995Description ▼
Dylan recruits Valerie to help him and Jonesy pull off a caper in Punta Brava, Mexico to reclaim his lost money after they find Kevin and Suzanne. Jones and Valerie pose as a couple at a resort hotel where they befriend Kevin and Suzanne (aka: Karl and Kitty Cavendish) in order to get to know more about where they keep Dylan's stolen money. But when Dylan wants to rescue his sister Erica, Jones backs out, leaving Dylan to carry on a rash rescue attempt alone. In Beverly Hills, Brandon feels threatened by Kelly's relationship with Professor Finley when Brandon starts dealing with criticism by the dean concerning the professor's tenure and his unorthodox teaching methods. When Brandon meets Professor Finley for the first time to question him about his teaching methods, he sees another side to Finley who lashes out at Brandon which causes a rift between him and Kelly.
01 Feb 1995Description ▼
Kelly's continued involvement with Professor Finley and his conflict against the college faculty to preserve his tenure frustrates Brandon since he knows about Finley's hostile and paranoid attitude. Meanwhile, Valerie seeks a reward for helping Dylan recover his money and asks both him and Jones to cut her in on a large share. David's old flame Ariel Hunter, now a music company rep, returns and woos Ray to get him to sign a music deal, much to Donna's worry. Also, Andrea flirts with trouble when she starts seeing Peter while Jesse is away on business.
15 Feb 1995Description ▼
When a rainstorm hits Beverly Hills for the week, Andrea gets a job at the hospital where Peter works just to be near him. Valerie refuses to accept a "no" from Ray in response to a relationship with him. Meanwhile, Dylan goes undercover as a new Finley follower at the commune to spy on him and Kelly, while Brandon questions Chancellor Arnold and then seeks out a former Finley follower to speak to Kelly about Professor Finley's true racial and unethical ways.
22Alone at the Top
22 Feb 1995Description ▼
An unseen psycho, who may be the creepy grad student Lenny, creates a crime wave on the CU campus which includes the rape of a girl student which worries everyone. Meanwhile, Ray decides to leave town after Valerie buys the Peach Pit After Dark from Steve's father for her own use. Peter temps Andrea to stay out late at the hospital with him, so she gives in to his requests to sleep with him. Also, Dylan is tempted by Valerie to fall off the wagon again. Seeking answers to his path in life, Dylan tracks down and finds his rehab friend Charlie Rollins, a motel owner, where Charlie tells him his idea of writing a movie screenplay to make money and asks Dylan for a little help.
01 Mar 1995Description ▼
Lenny becomes an outcast when he is suspected of the campus rape despite his protest of innocence which prompts him to ask Brandon to help him prove his innocence. At the same time, the real rapist stalks an unsuspecting Donna and holds her hostage in the beach apartment. Meanwhile, Dylan accidentally becomes privy to Andrea's affair with Peter when he sees them together at Charlie's motel. When Andrea decides to leave Jesse to be with Peter, he reveals that he doesn't share the same views as she. Elsewhere, Valerie asks Steve to help secure the rock group "The Flaming Lips" after she cancels Ray's bookings, and Donna wrongly blames David for Ray's departure after Valerie lies to her that David is the one responsible for Ray leaving town.
15 Mar 1995Description ▼
Brandon, Kelly, Donna and Steve appear in Clare and David's cinema verity project which ends up revealing truths from their pasts to each other. Valerie moves back in with the Walshes after being evicted from her hotel suite. Meanwhile, Dylan helps Charlie work on a movie screenplay and more help comes from Valerie who repeatedly temps Dylan. After visiting a therapist, Andrea considers telling Jesse about her affair. But she is unprepared when Jesse has a confession of his own for her.
29 Mar 1995Description ▼
Brandon and Clare have the same bad dreams involving "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek and announcer Johnny Gilbert while competing with each other and Andrea for a spot in the show's college tournament. After learning from Andrea about her affair, Jesse moves in with Dylan and talks about the possibility of divorce while Dylan tries to reason with him to make up with her. Meanwhile, the reconciliation of Mel and Jackie gives David hope of reuniting with Donna whom he still has feelings for.
26A Song for My Mother
05 Apr 1995
12 Apr 1995Description ▼
Sagging attendance at the Peach Pit After Dark draws David back to the stage with a talented new partner named Juwan, a young gang member whose performance is threatened by violence from a disgruntled band. Valerie flies to Reno, Nevada to ask Ray to come back to the After Dark when Donna lobbies for his return. Meanwhile, Brandon becomes a guide to Warren, a young and bright, but immature and spoiled genius coveted by Chancellor Arnold to attend the university. Also, Dylan has a disturbing experience with hypnotic regression.
28Girls on the Side
03 May 1995Description ▼
Kelly finally becomes a cover girl on Seventeen magazine, but hesitates to continue modeling due to her fire burn scars. While coping with her newfound stardom, Kelly learns that she has a new admirer: the horribly scared Alison from the fire that night. Ray returns to Beverly Hills and to a bravo return appearance at the After Dark. But Ray's mother LuAnn, in an intoxicated state, ends up tipping off David and Clare about his unfaithfulness to Donna with Valerie. After David and Clare confront Ray, and then Valerie, they decide not to tell Donna to avoid hurting her feelings. Meanwhile, Andrea thinks about her future after Jesse is offered a law position in Idaho. Also, Dylan continues talking with Charlie about the correct script for themselves.
29The Real McCoy
10 May 1995Description ▼
Hypnotic regression leads Dylan to a past life where he is Billy McCoy, a gun-slinging outlaw in the Wild West, until he meets an upper-class woman (in the form of Kelly) to redeem his outlaw ways. Meanwhile in the real world, while Kelly goes to New York with Steve to meet with modeling agencies, Valerie turns her sights on Brandon who is hoping to be re-elected student body president. But Brandon runs into all kinds of problems when news of college tuition for undergraduates will be increased, he is criticized for not looking after the students best interests. As a result, Brandon's political rival, Alex Diaz, enters the race as a new candidate and wins by a landslide.
30Hello Life, Goodbye Beverly Hills
17 May 1995Description ▼
Dylan makes summer plans for a trip around the world with Kelly while Brandon counters with a marriage proposal, forcing her to made a decision. Donna tries to cope with Ray's growing hostility as they confront their differences. Meanwhile, Andrea and Jesse go through a tearful going away party at West Beverly high school before leaving town to go to Yale. Also, Jim gets a promotion which means moving to Hong Kong.
31P.S. I Love You: Part 1
24 May 1995Description ▼
The gang goes to Palm Springs for the national KEG/ALPHA fraternity/sorority convention, where Steve tries to find the perfect woman for himself after he rejects the blind date his father sets him up with. But Steve gets more than he bargained for when he meets a shady women named Elle. Kelly spends a day shopping with Alison in which David and Clare misinterpret their relationship as something else. Jim and Cindy put their house up for sale before moving away to Hong Kong. Meanwhile, Donna brings Ray along to make up with him, but later regrets it when he injures her during a fight, while he manages to stay on the good side of her mother. In another part of town, Dylan and Charlie meet with Tom Rose, a mobster-type businessman as a potential backer for their film who agrees to finance their movie, but only if Tom's beautiful, but untalented mistress, gets the lead role.
32P.S. I Love You: Part 2
24 May 1995Description ▼
In Palm Springs, Brandon reacts coldly to Kelly after mistakingly thinking that she and Allison are more then friends in which he considers surrendering to Valerie's advances towards him. But things get even worse for Brandon after he's arrested for driving Valerie's car when he's pulled over by a traffic policeman, who finds Valerie's marijuana stash in it. Meanwhile, Steve finally learns Elle's secret of being "more than a woman." Donna decides to give the possessive Ray a second chance, and rudely blows off Valerie in which Donna reveals that she's figured out that Valerie seduced Ray. Also, Tom Rose and his thugs threaten Dylan with death when they catch him phoning agent Christine Pettie to make a background check of Mr. Rose, for they know something about Dylan's father's murder. This prompts Dylan to terminate his partnership with Charlie and return to Beverly Hills, determined more than ever to find the mobster who ordered his father's killing.
10One Wedding and a Funeral
08 Nov 1995Description ▼
On the eve of Dylan and Toni's wedding, Marchette sends his thugs to kill Dylan to prevent it from happening. But gets thwarted by the gang's plans for the happy couple. Kelly and Donna throw a bachelorette party for Toni at the beach apartment with male strippers, while Brandon organizes an uneventful bachelor party involving a card game at the Walsh house. The next day, Dylan and Toni finally get married. But afterwords, Marchette requests a meeting with Dylan after failing to dissuade Toni from her marital plans, and plans an ambush to take care of Dylan. Bruno learns about his boss' plans to murder Dylan and tries to warn him. But Bruno's warning comes too late when the plan backfires with Toni taking the bullets by mistake in a drive-by shooting. Meanwhile, Ray threatens Donna after she breaks up with him to attend the wedding with Joe Bradley... just as Ray's therapist had warned her.
16Turn Back the Clock
03 Jan 1996Description ▼
The day after New Years Day, Clare arrives at Casa Walsh from her Christmas stay with her father in San Diego and listens to the gangs New Years Eve mishap stories which include: Steve babysitting for his two rowdy teenage step-brothers, Ryan and Austin, whom sneak into the After Dark for some rowdy partying. David and Joe skip out on the After Dark party to help Donna peruse her escaped parrot. At the same time, the stress between Kelly and Colin over his drug use escalates to a point of him having Valerie hide his cocaine stash for him. Also, Susan's ex-boyfriend, Jonathan Casten, arrives in town which discourages Brandon when he learns Jonathan's true colors that he wants Susan back for himself.
17Fade In, Fade Out
10 Jan 1996Description ▼
Kelly's father Bill Taylor, arrives in town apparently to stay, while at the same time, she again catches Colin sniffing cocaine. Joe makes a professional call on Donna's cardiologist father who discovers that Joe may have a certain heart disorder. Meanwhile, Nat refuses to participate in Steve's film festival honoring Roger Corman after the gang sees him in one of Corman's movies from 1972 titled 'Unholy Rollers'. Things take a turn when Joan Diamond, a former actress and Nat's old fianc?e, arrives for the festival. Also, Brandon continues to be jealous of Susan's ex-boyfriend Jonathan when he phones to speak to her and Brandon doesn't leave a message for Susan.
17 Jan 1996Description ▼
Joe's heart condition becomes an issue between Brandon and Susan after they question Donna's father about it, while Donna questions the second opinion Joe received from another doctor. Meanwhile, everyone correctly assumes Kelly is now doing drugs with Colin after Valerie voices suspicions about it. After getting ticketed by the police one too many times for speeding, Steve and Clare are forced to attend traffic school where they meet a TV talk show producer who books them on an episode about bickering couples.
07 Feb 1996Description ▼
Donna and Clare find Kelly's stash of cocaine in their beach front apartment, prompting her to move out to Colin's for a increased drug binge. Despite of Brandon's intervention, Kelly refuses help and brushes everyone off. Joe's heart condition again comes out when he collapses after a biplane flight with Jonathan, Brandon and Steve. But Joe does not want anyone else to know because it might jeopardize his football career. Meanwhile, Valerie's old friend, Ginger LaMonica, inconspicuously returns to Beverly Hills and breaks her deal by blackmailing Valerie by revealing about the jewelry theft scam for money. Valerie refuses to pay, until Ginger offers another option: a sordid night with David.
20 Mar 1996Description ▼
At a frat party Steve hosts at Casa Walsh, things take a turn for the worse when Steve's two teenage half-brothers, Ryan and Austin, start drinking excessively in which Ryan passes out and almost dies from alcohol poisoning. When Rush finds out, being arrogant and narrow-minded as usual, naturally blames Steve for the near-disaster. Valerie brings Colin to the party, who's between incarcerations. Meanwhile, Tara gets out of rehab and moves in with Kelly, Donna and Clare at the beach front apartment. Also, Kelly invites Greg, a med-student from the rehab center, over to the party and whom ends up saving Ryan's life.
27Strike the Match
10 Apr 1996Description ▼
Donna works on a music video with David which lands her in front of the camera as the star, making Joe jealous. Meanwhile, Brandon lands a big job opportunity back in Boston that could sink his plans with Susan for the summer and perhaps beyond. Tara continues to be obsessed with assuming Kelly's identity and causes renewed hostilities between Kelly and Valerie as part of her plan. Also, Steve fears a reprisal after he accidentally ruins Clare's only memento of her late mother.
30Ray of Hope
15 May 1996Description ▼
Ray Pruit returns to Beverly Hills as Donna and David's first video-production assignment for MZA. Meanwhile, Colin prepares to flee the country while Valerie asks Brandon and a reluctant Kelly to help her in finding him. Joe decides to quit football and choose a new course for his life by moving back to his hometown in Pennsylvania and wants Donna to come with him, but she declines. While Steve is still incapacitated by his broken jaw, Carl takes Clare out on a date who becomes wistful over Carl's memories of her mother.
22Law and Disorder
04 Mar 1998Description ▼
Valerie's civil lawsuit against Noah begins with her taking the witness stand testifying about that night. But Noah's attorney viciously cross-examines her by making use of Valerie's sordid past to discredit her. Then Brandon, Kelly, David, and Steve individually take the witness stand and testify against Valerie, despite her attorney who tries to put a reasonable doubt on them. But the final nail is when Noah's defense receives a mortal blow when the real culprit, Josh, unexpectedly takes the witness stand and testifies against Noah with details about "his" version of what happened the Valentine's Day night with Valerie at the After Dark. Meanwhile, Donna's addiction to pain pills spins out of control when she begins stealing pills from her father's medicine cabinet at his clinic while she also combats work pressure by plagiarizing another co-worker's ideas for her newest designs. Also, a record company executive, named Frank Saunders, wants to sign on David for a record deal... but not Jasper.
25Aunt Bea's Pickles
25 Mar 1998Description ▼
Valerie and Kelly reluctantly join forces in an attempt to keep apart Valerie's mother Abby, and Kelly's father Bill, after they announce their engagement at Valerie's birthday party. Meanwhile, Brandon interviews for a job at a major daily newspaper company and is hired on the spot, but he discovers there's a little catch: Brandon must fill in as a scab for other reporters of the agency that have recently gone on strike. At the same time at the Beverly Beat, Janet begins to complain to Steve about being overworked and underpaid. Steve sets off in search for Jill's real pen pal, Ted, to introduce her to him in an attempt to mend the hostile situation he set off. Also, Noah goes too far in helping Donna with her work in bribing a local fashion company to set the stage for her designs and purchases.
26All That Glitters
01 Apr 1998Description ▼
Brandon lets his thoughts run wild after Peter Ray, a prize-winning journalist, wants to collaborate with him for a potential sports story. Meanwhile, Valerie creates problems between Noah and Donna when she claims that the expensive diamond necklace that Noah gave Donna is a fake. Valerie also hooks David up with a film maker, named Kyle Scott, who is wanting to do a commercial with him as she handles his taxes. Kelly assists Chris Myers, a mentally challenged man who's working at the clinic and also tries to come to terms with his overprotective mother. Also, Steve finds faults with Jill due to her obsessive-compulsive neatness and cultural interests that he does not have.
30The Fundamental Things Apply
13 May 1998Description ▼
Brandon and Kelly try to help a Bosnian refugee, named Alexander, find his missing wife whom he believes is long dead, while they deal with their own feelings about marriage and commitment. Meanwhile, Gwyneth turns to Valerie for a little help to break up Donna and Noah by sabotaging her fashion show at the After Dark. Steve goes out with Sarah on a golf course where she tells him that she happens to be married, but has marital troubles with her husband. After David is stiffed by a client, he takes out his anger and frustration by breaking up with Valerie, who rebounds by having a one-night stand with a shady photographer named Johnny, with a shocking secret that he's a drug user.
31The Wedding: Part 1
20 May 1998Description ▼
In the week before Kelly and Brandon's wedding, they get all kinds of conflicting emotions about heading toward the alter. Meanwhile, David pressures Valerie to get an AIDS test after she confesses to him about her one-night stand with Johnny. But Valerie is reluctant to do so and provokes conflicts with everyone, except David whom she still has feelings for. Steve becomes nervous about losing Sarah when she goes to marriage counseling with her estranged husband. Also, different views of marriage divide Noah and Donna in which he tells her that he does not believe in marriage.
1The Morning After
16 Sep 1998Description ▼
Kelly and Brandon deal with the aftermath of their decision to not marry that becomes increasingly strained for both of them. Meanwhile, David urges Valerie toward a kinder, gentler demeanor after her HIV test comes back. Valerie encourages David to demand to write a music score for Glen King, David goes along with it... and gets fired for it. Steve has eyes for a new woman in town: an ambitious actress and con artist named Sophie Burns, whom she charms Steve into letting her stay at the Walsh house, but she has eyes for David instead. Also, Donna meddles in Noah's family affairs by insisting they have dinner with his estranged parents. But problems further arise when Noah learns that his father is about to be indited for income tax evasion as well as questionable business deals.
23 Sep 1998Description ▼
Kelly turns to Brandon for help to write an article when the Wyatt medical clinic's budget is cut drastically. So, Brandon asks the gang to hold a fund raiser at the After Dark for the Wyatt Clinic. Meanwhile, Valerie decides to finally tell the truth about her father's motive for his suicide to her visiting mother, Abby, only to meet her young fiancée Carl, whom Valerie doesn't approve of. When Valerie finally tells her mother about the history of her father molesting her, Abby shocks Valerie by saying that she already knew. With a little of Donna's help, Noah achieves peace with his estranged father, which turns out to be short-lived. Also, Sophie shares her plans to success in show business with David, while Steve continues to be oblivious to Sophie's true devious colors and her greedy and ruthless intentions.
4Don't Ask, Don't Tell
28 Oct 1998Description ▼
Sophie makes her presence felt at the Beverly Beat when she offers to Steve and Janet to construct an Internet web site for the newspaper while continuing her clandestine affair with David, but Steve finally finds out about them after accidentally seeing Sophie and David doing something on the live Internet Web page. Meanwhile, Noah turns to Valerie instead of Donna for help after he is arrested for drunk driving, and a young lawyer, named Matt Durning, approaches him for representation for free of charge since Noah and his entire family is now broke from Noah's late father's dirty business dealings. With Brandon away in Washington D.C. for a job interview, Kelly proposes a business partnership to Donna of opening their own boutique shop. Also, Valerie's so-called "mistake" about seducing Carl in Las Vegas comes out which results in Carl breaking up with Abby which prompts her to threaten Valerie.
04 Nov 1998Description ▼
Valerie hires Matt for help in representation when her revenge-seeking mother presses murder charges against her for the late Mr. Malone's "suicide". But Kelly becomes angry about another one of Matt's clients who turns out to be the abusive husband from the spouse-abuse victim, Leah (from the 'Elephant's Father' episode). Meanwhile, Sophie begins to market herself for acting work... in the porno industry. Brandon returns from his stay in Washington D.C. and reveals that he accepted a job offer there at a prestigious newspaper company while Kelly reveals to him about her own personal change in opening her new boutique store, called 'Now Wear This'. Also, Noah takes a lonely Valerie on a tour of bad memories between both of them over the suicide of their unscrupulous, white-collared, criminal fathers.
11 Nov 1998Description ▼
With Brandon gone, Valerie plans her own farewell party after deciding to turn herself over to the police for setting up her father's long-ago suicide. Meanwhile, Sophie increases her circle of friends with a wealthy young man named Tom, where David fears that he'll lose Sophie after she decides to leave town after she accepts Tom's offer for a modeling job in Paris. Kelly's aid to Leah takes her outside the law where she lets Leah hide out at the beach apartment while she tries to get Leah and her baby some fake identification so she can leave town to get away from her abusive ex-husband. Noah continues on his self-destructive path and pushes away Donna when he sees her talking to Matt, and anyone who offers him support, except Valerie whom he challenges to a dangerous road game of chicken. Also, Steve, now running the Beverly Beat on his own, takes his newspaper in a new direction in publishing phony tabloid articles in which he and Janet end up trapped in a meat locker in a condemned building.
8I'm Back Because
02 Dec 1998Description ▼
Dylan McKay arrives back in town and tries to help everyone with their share of problems as he tries to explain to Kelly why he had decided to come back to Beverly Hills. David hires Matt as his lawyer as he deals with the situation with Denise after her wealthy and powerful conservative parents have him arrested and charged with statutory rape. But Matt has his share of problems financially when his lack of clients prevent him from making his rent and business payments. Meanwhile, Steve's visiting mother, Samantha, angrily tells him that she doesn't like his newspaper's tabloid slant, while Steve counters with his unhappiness over her dating a much younger new suitor. Gina (whom is revealed here to be even more twisted and deranged than Valerie, Sophie or any other woman) sets out to prevent Noah and Donna from reconciling so she can have Noah all for herself. Also, Kelly and her mother, Jackie, clash over her ailing grandfather's wishes to die in peace.
16 Dec 1998Description ▼
Dylan whisks Kelly away on a plane to Mexico to be with her, while he uses the trip to smuggle heroin into the USA for his own use. Gina continues to woo Dylan to know him, while Matt becomes jealous over Dylan's constant presence around Kelly. Meanwhile, the Brian Setzer Orchestra is featured at an AIDS-benefit dance marathon at the After Dark where Steve overextends himself when he inadvertently pledges $12,000 to sponsor a couple who turns out to be his former fraternity brother, Muntz, and his wife. Also, Sonia's girl gang member friends affect Donna's business at the boutique shop "Now Wear This!" by their presence. When the store is robbed one night, the missing Sonia becomes the chief suspect. Noah also asks Gina to help him and Nat plan Donna's 24th birthday party for Christmas Day, where Gina has a little too much to drink and finally reveals her true contempt feelings about Donna in front of everyone.
11How to Be the Jerk Women Love
13 Jan 1999Description ▼
Steve decides to market his pick-up techniques with a seminar class to show some guys how to pick up girls at the After Dark club. Meanwhile, Kelly balks at the request of sleeping with Matt, and later regrets it. Gina begins to stir up trouble between Donna and her mother, Felice, by using their tension to play them against each other. While Gina discovers Dylan's drug use, he discovers that his dead wife Toni's grave has been moved away apparently by Marchette and decides to buy a gun to settle the past once and for all. Also, David meets an attractive, naive woman, named Gertrude, using Steve's pick-up technique.
12Trials and Tribulations
20 Jan 1999Description ▼
Dissatisfied customers of Steve's pick-up technique video take him to a small claims court over getting bad results from the video. Meanwhile, Gina reluctantly continues to care for Dylan who later gets arrested after breaking into the late Marchette's old house to look for him as well as drug possession. Donna and Noah struggle to find a place to be alone at her parents house after they go away for a vacation to have sex. Also, David has to back up his lie to Gertrude over his past and his current life. Kelly second-guesses herself with Matt after thinking that her past with Dylan is making him uncomfortable.
03 Feb 1999Description ▼
Matt is put into a dilemma when his long-estranged wife, Lauren, suddenly arrives in town from New York after spending years in an insane asylum and wants to make up for lost time while Kelly becomes suspicions of Matt's sudden behavior. Meanwhile, Gina becomes jealous when a former drug addict, named Linda, agrees to sponsor Dylan's recovery. At the same time, Dylan finds trouble on his new community service job at a freeway construction site with the abusive foreman and a struggling co-worker. Also, Steve and Noah declare a war of practical jokes after Noah cheats at strip poker, which apparently takes a serious turn when a man suddenly drops dead and Steve and Donna try to retrieve the corpse from a missing refrigerator. David meets a young woman whom he asks out to the movies only to have her stand him up.
15Beheading St. Valentine
10 Feb 1999Description ▼
As Valentine's Day approaches, Kelly continues to be uncomfortable around Matt after he tells her about his wife's past, who then moves into the Walsh house. Meanwhile, Steve's newest idea for his newspaper of bikini models leads to an alert about a potential health problem thinking he might have a malignant skin cancer. Gina begins to cause more friction between Donna and Noah when she tells Donna a concocted story about a drunken Noah making the moves on her from one particular night. Afterwards, a dejected Donna agrees to pose a David's girlfriend at a business function of his. Also, Gina worries that she can't keep the pace with Dylan after they begin a series of exotic trysts.
17 Feb 1999Description ▼
Steve and Janet take two low class teenagers, named Stewart and Marianne, out on a camping trip which turns into a complicated venture for both couples when they end up trapped in their car with a large bear outside and both Steve and Janet, and Stewart and Marianne, end up having sex. Meanwhile, Noah makes a proposal to Donna to move in with him. But then, Gina sabotages their reconciliation by playing games with Noah over what really happened that night between him and her. Donna's anger over both Noah and Gina sends her to the arms of David. A complication arises to spoil Matt and Lauren's second honeymoon when he learns that the drug Laura's taking for her schizophrenia may be life threatening. Also, Dylan is torn between being with Gina or Kelly.
03 Mar 1999Description ▼
Gina's visiting, self-serving mother, Bobbi, is little help when Gina learns that her trust fund isn't as large as she thought due to her mother stealing from it. Meanwhile, Kelly enlists Dylan's help for a trip to Mexico to help out Matt and Lauren to smuggle medicine for her into the country where Dylan and Kelly's romantic feelings for each other surface once again. But then Lauren thinks that her medication is not worth it and decides to re-commit herself back to the asylum in New York. Back in Los Angeles, Janet tells Steve that her father objects to her relationship with him since he is not Japanese. Also, Donna agrees to go out on a date with David as a distraction from her thoughts about Noah, who eventually learns about her and David's Valentines Day tryst from Gina.
10 Mar 1999Description ▼
Dylan looks for a strange man after he saves Dylan's life after a jet-ski accident. After finding out that Donna's mother is the one responsible for mismanaging her trust fund, Gina decides to sue Felice for $1.1 million. Meanwhile, Steve acquires a brothel madam's book of her clients to publish for the newspaper in which Matt finds valuable in order to blackmail the prosecutor for a case he is dealing. Kelly becomes torn over being with Dylan or Matt. Also, David advertises for a girlfriend on his radio show and one particular one, a young Hispanic girl named Claudia, responds.
1The Phantom Menace
08 Sep 1999Description ▼
In the aftermath of Kelly killing her rapist, is arrested by the police who believe her self-defense story, but they want to prosecute her for the gun she used after a check on it reveals it to have been stolen and Kelly refuses to tell who gave it to her. Meanwhile, David forces Dylan move out of his house after learning that he and Gina are back together, and Donna throws Gina out of the beach house after seeing Gina bad-mouthing Kelly to some TV reporters which leads to Dylan and Gina to move into a hotel suite together at the Bel Aire Hotel, Dylan's former residence from his teen years. Noah refuses to associate himself with Donna or anyone near her, while Donna thinks that her involvement with Wayne was a mistake after he tells her that he does not want her to spend time comforting Kelly but with him only. Also, Steve learns that Janet wants to take a job at another newspaper, but that's not the only thing she's hiding.
2Lets Eat Cake
15 Sep 1999Description ▼
Steve mistakes Janet's secret that she wants to break up with him, but when she tells him that she's four months pregnant, Steve does not take it happily. Meanwhile, Donna tries to reconcile with Noah, but does not find him open for talk especially when she sees him with another woman from the After Dark. Dylan tries to help out Lucy Wilson, a former high school girlfriend living at the Bel Aire Hotel, after she gets arrested for drug possession. Matt continues to try to help Kelly recover from the shooting by taking her to a support group. Also, the evil Gina beings a new plan of revenge against everybody when she keeps David away from his surprise birthday party the rest of the gang is planning to throw him at the After Dark by pretending that her car has broken down and asks for his help.
3You Better Work
22 Sep 1999Description ▼
Dylan is denied a return to college due to a lame essay and the deadline for college enrollment. Meanwhile, Kelly and Donna prepare the reopening of the boutique since the shooting for Donna's men's line fashions. But Gina sneaks backstage and sets fire to their dresses. With that, all of Donna's friends assemble to salvage the fashions and the guys even step in as models for the fashion show. When Matt realizes that Gina set the fire deliberately to ruin Kelly and Donna, he uses this damaging information to put pressure on Gina to help with the publicity of the fashion show. Also, the realities of fatherhood strike Steve who doubts his ability to be a father but doesn't tell Janet.
27 Oct 1999Description ▼
David's new brash radio persona gets flack from Donna among others, but high ratings. Meanwhile, Matt and Kelly clash when he goes to court to try to overturn the death sentence for a convicted rapist-murderer, while Kelly also gets a visit from the parents of her rapist. Noah and Gina continue running their secret gentle mens club in the After Dark, but the place attracts the wrong attention when the police raid it after several nuisance complaints and arrest both Noah and Donna. But Gina slips away with David's father, Mel, who's also in attendance. Also, Steve and Janet clash over their plans for Halloween where Steve wants to decorate the house and Janet wants to appear in a band that's playing at an 1980's Halloween party at the After Dark.
01 Mar 2000Description ▼
Dylan becomes intrigued with his past after he and Steve see a live news report showing a group of plane crash survivors, one of whom is the dead-splitting image of his long death father Jack McKay. Dylan tries looking into his family storage locker, but finds it broken into and ransacked. Dylan then goes to see Christine Pettie, the FBI agent who was involved in protecting his father many years ago, but she is not very helpful and advises Dylan to leave this alone. Meanwhile, Noah's return to drinking gets worse when he intrudes on Donna's newest date Eli. Kelly compromises her personal feelings for her new profession when her first PR assignment is to cover gay teen groups in schools. Also, David ponders his further relationship with Camille when the issue of how to satisfy her arises during their first night together, while Donna hires Camille to work at the boutique.
20Ever Heard the One About the Exploding Father?
15 Mar 2000Description ▼
Jack McKay suddenly shows up at Dylan's front door of his hotel room where he makes him an offer to be a part of his life in which he will leave the witness protection program that he is in. But Dylan is approached by Christine Pettit who warns Dylan about a rash decision that his father is making since he is still a marked man by his former mob partners. So, Dylan tells Jack to go back to his new life in Arizona while he deals with his own. Meanwhile, Steve lobbies for Ryan's return to college who falls under the influence of Noah in bar-tending at the After Dark. David interviews for a radio job in New York City while Donna and Camille worry about this turn of events. Also, Matt reopens his practice after his suspension and his first client is a stand-up comic named Stuart Patton who's jokes are funny only to Matt.
22The Easter Bunny
05 Apr 2000Description ▼
Camille continues to get between Donna and David when she decides, but not Donna, to market products from the boutique over the Internet. But David has concerns of his own when Dylan begins working closely with Camille for her on-line web site for the store, and Donna is drawn to the Internet salesman Mitch. Meanwhile, Matt begins having difficulty with Kelly when his guilt over his drug-induced, one-night stand begins to surface. Steve and Janet have a crisis when the dog they are babysitting for kills and eats their neighbor's daughter's pet rabbit and Steve resorts to low means to find a replacement before their neighbors find out. Also, Noah tries helping Ellen get a job to get a new start in her life, but she resents his help which she sees as an intrusion into her life.
23And Don't Forget to Give Me Back My Black T-Shirt
19 Apr 2000Description ▼
Noah helps Ellen get back into AA, but she tells him that she does not see on the same lines as he does for recovery. Meanwhile, Steve invests in Donna's on-line venture after Janet says no to the offer. Matt pads his continuing lie about his one-night-stand to Kelly while Dylan continues lurking around them to see if Matt will give in and confess to Kelly about it. Donna reject Mitch's business style in personal matters when his come-ons become more frequent which leads to him sabotaging her opening night of her web site after she rejects going out with him again. Also, David becomes more grumpy with his relationship with Camille, especially after she volunteers to model for Donna's designs on-line.
24Love Is Blind
26 Apr 2000Description ▼
Dylan's generous wedding gift of two open-ended airplane tickets vexes both Kelly and Matt who consider moving to Seattle for Matt to interview for a job at a prestigious law firm. Meanwhile, Steve and Janet receive an offer by a businessman to buy their newspaper which Janet will run it where as Steve will not which sets both of them to try out a trial run of Steve being with baby Maddy for a week while Janet runs the office. Donna tells David that she wants to keep their relationship strictly platonic, while Donna's mother, Felice, tells her that she has decided to put the family house up for sale. Also, Noah meets Ellen's family which includes her mother and Ellen's six-year-old, out-of-wedlock daughter.
17 May 2000Description ▼
After David proposes marriage to Donna, both of them contemplate the matter and finally make a big decision. With Janet's career as a junior editor for the new owner of the Beverly Beat taking off, Steve become conflicted about being an unemployed stay-at-home father for baby Maddy. Kelly, while trying to open her independent public relations company, must make her own final decision on marrying Matt to console him after he learns that his brother in New York has suddenly died, and an uncertain-of-himself Dylan after he gets his college diploma. When Kelly tells Matt that she cannot marry him out of uncertainty, he lets the slip about his one-night stand during the desert road trip. Also, Noah contemplates commitment to Ellen and her daughter, but when he feels he's not ready, he breaks up with Ellen for good.
27Ode to Joy
17 May 2000Description ▼
In the two-hour series final, David and Donna announce their engagement in which all of their friends rush to give them the perfect wedding with Donna's mother, Felice, and Kelly's mother, Jackie, taking over the arrangements and Nat catering for the ceremony and agreeing to escort Donna down the church aisle. Meanwhile, Steve asks Janet to help him form their own publishing company so they both can have time for baby Maddie. Noah returns to Ellen and tells her that he has decided to give their relationship a second chance. At Donna's pre-wedding party, Kelly, Janet, Felice and Jackie are in attendance as well as friends from their past who include West Beverly High principal Mrs. Yvonne Teasley, as well as Andrea Zuckerman and even Valerie Malone. At David's bachelor party, Steve, Noah, Dylan, Nat, and David's father Mel attend the gathering as well as Steve's stepbrother Ryan and former KEG fraternity brother Munz, except for Brandon Walsh who sends his regards to everyone via videotape. The day of the wedding goes without a hitch and at the end, Matt shows up briefly to tell Kelly that he has decided to move back to New York, and she goes back to try to renew her relationship with Dylan.
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