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Disappearing Act is the 4th episode of Season 7 of Beverly Hills, 90210.


Brandon and Mark find the perfect newsanchor for the campus station, but she panics prior to her debut; an accident with Jimmy (Michael Stoyanov) gives Kelly a scare; Mel (Matthew Laurance) withdraws David's financial support after learning from Donna that he's dropped out of school.


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
Jill Novick as Tracy Gaylian[1]
Dalton James as Mark Reese
Recurring cast
Matthew Laurance as Mel Silver
Guest starring
Michael Kearns as Hal
Murray Rubinstein as Doctor Styne
Claudette Roche as Doctor
and Michael Stoyanov as Jimmy Gold
Stephanie Satie as Receptionist
Rugg Williams as Floor Director
Gene Ferraud as Bartender
Linda Kim as Perky Anchor
Christine Moore as Sexy Anchor
Coley Sohn as Director
Ron Wolf as Cameraman


BrandonOoh you can't stop her!
SteveYou can only hope to contain her!
―Boys teasing Val
I can't believe there's an incurable disease that kills lovers
—Kelly to Jimmy


  • David goes back to college after Mel discovers he's dropped out and refuses to pay David's bills
  • Jimmy reveals to Kelly that Gordon cheating on him is how he got sick

Notes and references[]

  1. First appearance of Tracy Gaylian