Nat and Joan's love has come full circle, never to be broken again. And that is what we celebrate here today
—The ceremony

A Mate For Life is the 3rd episode of Season 7 of Beverly Hills, 90210.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Brandon has the pleasant task of escorting Joan's dancer daugher Lily prior to Joan and Nat's wedding, which has a sudden change of venue; Kelly makes a friend (Michael Stoyanov) at the hospice; David is downsized after finding new digs.

Starring[edit | edit source]

Jason Priestley as Brandon Walsh
Jennie Garth as Kelly Taylor
Ian Ziering as Steve Sanders
Brian Austin Green as David Silver
Tori Spelling as Donna Martin
Tiffani Thiessen as Valerie Malone
Joe E. Tata as Nat Bussichio
Kathleen Robertson as Clare Arnold

Special Guest Stars

Joseph Gian as Kenny Bannerman
Dalton James as Mark Reese

Guest starring

Julie Parrish as Joan Diamond
Michael Stoyanov as Jimmy Gold
Katherine Kendall as Lily Diamond
Michael Kearns as Hal
Sydney Coale as Dianne Bannerman


Wesley Allen Gullick as Willie

Quotes[edit | edit source]

It's fear, you know. I'm just afraid that, if I really let myself love someone, I'll just end up losing them
—Clare to Steve
I guess you just have to let love lead you. Otherwise you'll end up alone, right?
—Clare to Steve

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Nat tells the gang that they are la familia to him and that he considers them his guardian angels, who lead him back to Joan, as he had given up on the idea of love and family
  • Nat's son is born. He is named Francesco after Salvatorio Bussichio's father
  • Steve mock-asks Brandon to marry him
  • Clare tells Steve that she never wants to get married and confesses to Joan that she doesn't want to get married because she can't imagine doing it without her mother
  • Joan has three kids, but only Lily could make it to the wedding
  • Brandon sleeps with Lily
  • Valerie discovers that Kenny isn't as separated as he has told her
  • Jimmy is Jewish and was married once
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