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Well, I gotta hand it to you Brandon: I didn't think anything could possibly take my mind off of Brenda this afternoon, but, you did it
—Jim disappointed to learn of Lucinda

Cuffs and Links is the 24th episode of Season 4 of Beverly Hills, 90210.


Legalities make Brenda an outcast of sorts, and Jim learns that she's not the only twin in trouble. Meanwhile, Barry Bonds plays the golf nemesis of Steve's father, who tees off his son when they tee up in a tournament; and Kelly picks the wrong time to express feelings of jealousy.


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
James Eckhouse as Jim Walsh

Special Guest Stars

Joe E. Tata as Nat Bussichio
Dina Meyer as Lucinda Nicholson
Mark Damon Espinoza as Jesse Vasquez
Barry Bonds as Barry Larson

Recurring cast

Joshua Beckett as Josh Richland

Guest starring

Lawrence Monoson as Jon Farrino
Jed Allan as Rush Sanders[1]
Paul Lieber as Activist
David Kagen as Attorney
Katherine Cortez as Researcher
Stack Pierce as Bobby Larson
Teri Austin as Ingrid


Who'd you sleep with to get your grant?
—Brandon, talking to Lucinda
I did what I had to do, alright, it had nothing to do with the fact it was Brenda
—Dylan, talking to Kelly
BrendaYou were jealous of me, why? I mean, you have Dylan
KellySomething tells me I won't have him forever. I can't help but think that you'll always be the one he'll remember as the great love of his life
―Kelly and Brenda arguing


  • Brenda's released on a $50,000 dollar bail and has to appear in court in three weeks
  • Lucinda tries to rekindle things, until Brandon shames her and they're over for good.
  • Brenda apologises to Andrea for the lab destruction, and Andrea later forgives her easily.
  • In the face of Brenda's imminent prosecution, Jim laments how different she and Brandon are and tells Brandon how proud he is of him, which leads Brandon to tell his father about his affair with Lucinda
  • Andrea gives Donna a stray puppy from the lab, and they name him Rocky II.


spirit in the sky | NORMAN GREENBAUM
brenda tells off everyone at the peach pit



Notes and references[]

  1. First appearance of Steve's father, Rush Sanders