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Dylan. Through hard times, the secret is in just accepting who you are and where you are: that's where the freedom comes from. It gets better
—Iris helping her son

Christmas Comes This Time Each Year is the 15th episode of Season 5 of Beverly Hills, 90210.


Donna's mother (Katherine Cannon) puts Ray to the test; family traditions cause tension between Jesse and Andrea; Dylan gets a present from the FBI.


Jason Priestley as Brandon Walsh
Jennie Garth as Kelly Taylor
Ian Ziering as Steve Sanders
Gabrielle Carteris as Andrea Zuckerman
Luke Perry as Dylan McKay
Brian Austin Green as David Silver
Tori Spelling as Donna Martin
Mark Damon Espinoza as Jesse Vasquez
Tiffani Thiessen as Valerie Malone
Carol Potter as Cindy Walsh
James Eckhouse as Jim Walsh

Special Guest Stars

Joe E. Tata as Nat Bussichio
Kathleen Robertson as Clare Arnold
Jamie Walters as Ray Pruit
Stephanie Beacham as Iris McKay

Recurring cast

Katherine Cannon as Felice Martin
Nicholas Pryor as Chancelor Arnold

Guest starring

Wings Hauser as J. Jay Jones[1]
Caroline McWilliams as LuAnn Pruit
Michael Durrell as John Martin
Valerie Wildman as Christine Pettit
Gina Gallego as FBI Receptionist
Nick Angotti as Santa
Sam Scarber as Special Agent Cobb


Kelly – it's me. You don't have to be perfect, that's not why I love you
It doesn't change who you are, Kel. Not to me


  • Dylan seeks out help from Christine Pettit with retrieving his money
  • Iris calls and Dylan calls her Mom
  • Brandon tries to get Kelly to trust him enough to share her struggles following the fire
  • Felice tries to bribe Ray out of Donna's life with $10,000


please come home from christmas | BON JOVI
steve, clare and david are helping nat at the peach pit
the christmas song | ?
decorating at the beach apartment
rockin' around the christmas tree | BRENDA LEE
steve and andrea at the peach pit


Notes and references[]

  1. First appearance of J. Jay Jones aka Jonesy