Melrose Place (1992)[edit | edit source]

Jennie Garth (Kelly Taylor), Tori Spelling (Donna Martin), Brian Austin Green (David Silver) and Ian Ziering (Steve Sanders) reprised their roles. Grant Show (from Beverly Hills, 90210 season 2 final episodes) played Jake Hanson, who became one of the main characters on Melrose Place.

Models Inc. (1995)[edit | edit source]

90210 (2008)[edit | edit source]

Jennie Garth (Kelly Taylor), Tori Spelling (Donna Martin), Shannen Doherty (Brenda Walsh), Joe E. Tata (Nat Bussichio) and Ann Gillespie (Jackie Taylor) reprised versions of their roles from the original Beverly Hills, 90210. Erin Silver (played by Jessica Stroup) became one of the main characters of the show, and Hannah Zuckerman-Vasquez (played by Hallee Hirsh) appeares in one scene of the 90210 pilot episode.

Jason Priestley directed season 1 episode Off The Rails.
The show used the remixed version of original show theme for season 1. Another version of the tune was used in season 2 through season 5. Second version was released on official album 90210: The Soundtrack.
Plotlines of original Beverly Hills, 90210 characters were used for a 2008 reboot 90210. Events of BH90210 ignore the existance of reboot.

Brenda Walsh[edit | edit source]

Brenda came back to Beverly Hills from London. She became a famous actress and was asked to direct a musical Spring Awakening at West Beverly High School. She helps school student Adrianna Tate-Duncan to deal with her drug problems. Meanwhile, Brenda herself tries to reconnect with Kelly, though their past about Dylan disturbs their feelings. As Brenda slept with young English teacher Ryan Matthews it became a problem — Kelly had feelings for him. Also viewrs found out, that Brenda can't have children. She goes to China to adopt a little girl.

Kelly Taylor[edit | edit source]

  • Actress: Jennie Garth
  • Appearence: seasons 1 and 2
  • Number of episodes: 20

Kelly works as a guidance counselor at West Beverly High School. She attained a master's degree. She has a son Sammy with Dylan. Kelly takes care of her half-sister Erin, who lives with her because of Jackie's drinking problems. When Brenda comes to California their relationship was strained as Brenda had an affair with young teacher Ryan Matthews, who was attracted by Kelly. Kelly spends a lot of time with new principal Harry Wilson, much to the chagrin of his wife Debbie.

Jennie Garth refused to participate in a proposed story line involving an affair between Kelly and Harry Wilson. Garth left the show after season 2 as a new show-runner Rebecca Sinclair decided to distance reboot from the original Beverly Hills, 90210. Kelly's storyline was not written out properly, but the character was mentioned several times later, indicating that Kelly was still around looking after Erin, just not on screen.

Donna Martin[edit | edit source]

  • Actress: Tori Spelling
  • Appearence: season 1
  • Number of episodes: 2

Donna became a very popular fashion designer in Japan. She lives there with David and their baby daughter Ruby. Donna comes to Beverly Hills to visit Kelly. They spend some time together and Donna tells, that her and David had problems in their marriage shortly after the birth of Ruby. Now she wants to open a clothes store in Los Angeles. But it turns out, that David wants to reconcile with her and asked Donna to return home.

Tori Spelling was originally signed on reprise her role for the pilot. Actress dropped out for several reasons, including conflicts over reaching a salary agreement and recently giving birth to her daughter.

Jackie Taylor[edit | edit source]

  • Actress: Ann Gillespie
  • Appearence: seasons 1 and 2
  • Number of episodes: 6

Jackie still has drinking problems. She is not in good relationships with her daughters — Kelly and Erin. So Kelly has to take care of her younger sister. In season 2 it turns out that Jackie is dying of breast cancer. Eventually she reconnected with her daughters.

Erin Silver[edit | edit source]

  • Actress: Jessica Storup
  • Appearence: seasons 1-5
  • Number of episodes: 114

Erin Silver is Kelly and David's half sister and one of the main characters on 90210. Originally character's name was Daphne Silver, she was supposed to be a distant cousin of Kelly and David. But creators of the reboot wanted to have more ties to the original show, so they changed Daphne's name to Erin and involved Kelly Taylor to her storylines.

Nat Bussichio[edit | edit source]

  • Actor: Joe E. Tata
  • Appearence: season 1
  • Number of episodes: 3

Nat is still the owner of Peach Pit. He hired Dixon Wilson as waiter. He once tells Dixon, that he reminds him a young man, who worked here long ago — speaking of Brandon Walsh, of course.

Hannah Zuckerman-Vasquez[edit | edit source]

  • Actress: Hallee Hirsh
  • Appearence: season 1
  • Number of episodes: 1

Hannah Zuckerman-Vasquez is a daugther of Andrea Zuckerman and Jesse Vasquez. She appears in one scene as West Beverly Hills High School student and the Blaze News anchor. English teacher Ryan Matthews is joking about her — «What is she, like, 30?». It is a referance to the fact, that Gabrielle Carteris, who played Andrea Zuckerman, was nearly 30 playing high school junior Andrea. Nothing more is known about her parents or character itself.

Brandon Walsh[edit | edit source]

Brenda tells Kelly, that Brandon is in Belize during season 1 first half. Brandon and Dylan are still on good terms, as he gave Dylan Kelly's e-mail to get in touch. Brenda also says that she is going to leave Beverly Hills to visit Brandon and his family.

Jason Priestley directed season 1 episode Off The Rails.

Dylan McKay[edit | edit source]

Turns out that Dylan and Kelly have son together, Sammy, but they are no longer together. Altough Dylan wants to be with his family, it means that Kelly and Sammy have to leave Beverly Hills. Dylan and Brenda are still on good terms, and it becames a problem to Kelly. Brenda sadly deletes his number from her cell phone after another confrontaion with Kelly. Upon her returning to Bevrly Hills, Kelly reveals that romantic reunion with Dylan didn't work out. She also noticed that Dylan looks exactly the same as he did in high school.

David Silver[edit | edit source]

David didn't appear on 90210. But he is mentioned many times in conversation between Donna and Kelly. He lives in Japan with Donna and their daughter Ruby. At the end of Donna' storyline in season 1 of 90210, Donna gets flowers with a card from him saying «Thinking of you». It is unknown what happens after she leaves.

Melrose Place 2.0 (2009)[edit | edit source]

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