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Commencement: Part 2 is the 30th episode of Season 3 of Beverly Hills, 90210.


Finally, graduation day! Andrea frets about her valedictory speech and her college choice, as does Brenda; Dylan gets a windfall and a surprise visit from his mother.


Jason Priestley as Brandon Walsh
Shannen Doherty as Brenda 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
Carol Potter as Cindy Walsh
and James Eckhouse as Jim Walsh
Special Guest Star
Stephanie Beacham as Iris McKay
Recurring cast
Joe E. Tata as Nat Bussichio
Mark Kiely as Gil Meyers
Ann Gillespie as Jackie Taylor
Josh Taylor as Jack McKay
Michael Cudlitz as Tony Miller
Denise Dowse as Mrs. Teasley
Guest starring
Jennifer Grant as Celeste Lundy
Scott Jaeck as Mr. Chapman


Everytime I think about being a Freshman, I think about Scott
—David to Kelly
DylanDo you mind telling me what it is you have against the telephone?
Iris McKayI would rather you tell me what it is you have against me
KellyI think I know what I'll major in college... psychology
JackieI think I may join you!


  • Andrea, Brenda and Brandon graduate with honors.


  • The graduation ceremony was shot on 21 April 1993[1][2] (perhaps also more days around that date). It was the last shoot of the season[3]
  • A bomb with no gunpowder was found at the site of shooting the graduation ceremony, the day before filming, and law enforcement snipers were placed around the location as a result.[3]
  • Aaron Spelling was nervous about whether fans would follow the show after high school, and inserted a message after the credits from Luke Perry and Jason Priestley about Season 4. For the same reason, the writers' idea of having the gang alter the Hollywood sign to '90210' was changed to 'W Bev Hi '93'[3]
  • Charles Rosin's choice: sync up "The End of Innocence" by Don Henley when there's 3:36 left of the episode
    • Steve Wasserman chose 'Blood Is Thicker Than Water', which was used in the episode
  • The actor portraying Bill Taylor is uncredited. John Reilly later assumed the role.


  • Steve mentions that his father is at the graduation ceremony with his stepmother and the "three flying monkey-children". Later in the series, though, he only has two half-brothers: Austin and Ryan and there's no mention of Steve's stepmother.


  • When Miss Teasley hugs Steve, she is missing the fake fingernail on the pinky finger of her left hand


blood is thicker than water | THE TRIPLETS





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