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BEVERLY HILLS, 90210
episode guide

Season 1Edit

Main article: Season 1
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1 Class of Beverly Hills 4 OCTOBER 1990 Darren Star 1
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16-year-old fraternal twins Brandon and Brenda Walsh adjust to life at West Beverly Hills High after moving from Minneapolis. Brandon gains notoriety after his first date, and Brenda dates a lawyer after using an altered ID to get into a dance club
2 The Green Room 11 OCTOBER 1990 David Stenn 2
102 The Walshes come to see that style is no substitute for substance as Brandon hits the beach with one new friend who may have both, and another who fears she has neither, while Brenda is left high and dry there by style-conscious Kelly
3 Every Dream Has Its Price (Tag) 18 OCTOBER 1990 Amy Spies 3
103bren Brenda's new friend has a problem, in which Brenda suddenly finds herself included. Meanwhile, Brandon gets a job, and Cindy gets a maid, against her wishes
4 The First Time 25 OCTOBER 1990 Darren Star 4
104 Brandon gets a visit from his Minneapolis girlfriend, who brings pleasure one night but pain the next. Meanwhile, Brenda has an adventure in baby-sitting for a hunk teacher
5 One On One 1 NOVEMBER 1990 Charles Rosin 5
OneonOne Recruits from outside the school district may sink Brandon's shot at making the basketball team. Meanwhile, Brenda takes her third - or fourth - shot at driver's training
6 Higher Education 15 NOVEMBER 1990 Jordan Budde 6
106hair Cheating seems justified to Brandon when he feels victimized by a teacher's grading curve. Meanwhile, Brenda suffers from poor hair coloring.
7 Perfect Mom 22 NOVEMBER 1990 Darren Star 7
107andrea Brenda envies Kelly's relationship with her hip-looking mom, until she sees another side at a public event, where Andrea blossoms.
8 The 17 Year Itch 27 NOVEMBER 1990 Amy Spies 8
108 A reunion with the dashing photographer who introduced them in college illuminates some stress between Cindy and Jim, whose differences are reflected in their kids
9 The Gentle Art of Listening 6 DECEMBER 1990 Charles Rosin 9
109 On a teen help line, untrained volunteer Brenda becomes the trusted contact for a date-rape victim. Meanwhile, Brandon falls for a worldly older woman.
10 Isn't It Romantic? 3 JANUARY 1991 Karen Rosin 10
110 While Brandon is wary, Jim is definitely opposed to the growing attraction between Brenda and Dylan.
11 B.Y.O.B. 10 JANUARY 1991 Jordan Budde 11
111brandrea Brandon's first experience with tequila isn't as meaningful as his second, when he and Brenda host a party while their parents are away.
12 One Man and a Baby 24 JANUARY 1991 Amy Spies 12
112 Brandon gets a taste of parenthood from his date - and her child. Brenda jumps at her radio contest prize - skydiving.
13 Slumber Party 31 JANUARY 1991 Darren Star 13
Slumbercute Kelly's friend brings an attitude to Brenda's girls' night in. Meanwhile, Steve and Brandon walk a lonely road on a night out with two unpredictable women.
14 East Side Story 14 FEBRUARY 1991 Charles Rosin 14
114 Brandon and an East L.A. exchange student overcome initial hostilities, while the Walshes remain hostile to an unwelcome visitor surprisingly common in Beverly Hills.
15 A Fling in Palm Springs 21 FEBRUARY 1991 Jordan Budde 15
115 Plans for a Palm Springs weekend include time alone for Dylan and Brenda, but not time with David's grandparents, who turn out to be much cooler than David.
16 Fame Is Where You Find It 28 FEBRUARY 1991 Karen Rosin & Charles Rosin 16
116brenda The right look at the right place at the right time gets Brandon a shot at TV stardom, while Brenda plays a role covering for Brandon at his restaurant job.
17 Stand (Up) and Deliver 7 MARCH 1991 Amy Spies 17
117 Kelly and Andrea take different tacks helping Brandon run for class president, while Brenda seeks to run her own ship - out of school and away from home.
18 It's Only a Test 28 MARCH 1991 Darren Star 18
118 Worries about SATs take a back seat when Brenda finds a lump in her breast, a fear heightened by her family's medical history
19 April Is The Cruelest Month 11 APRIL 1991 Steve Wasserman 19
119 Brandon suspects that the driving force behind the school's tennis star may drive the boy to drastic action — with a gun. Meanwhile, SAT scores have Donna suspecting a bleak future
20 Spring Training 25 APRIL 1991 Charles Rosin 20
120brenda Spoiled kids with smart mouths — and meddling parents with designer snacks — spoil Brandon's enthusiasm for coaching baseball; an ailing Jim howls at Brenda's request to keep a stray dog
21 Spring Dance 2 MAY 1991 Darren Star 21
121andrea It's the big spring dance, and the chance of romance is good for Dylan and Brenda, possible for Kelly and Brandon and nil for Steve, who carries a torch that's about as cumbersome as his date's dress
22 Home Again 9 MAY 1991 Amy Spies 22
122andrea The family's excitement over Jim's promotion is short-lived when he reveals it means moving back to Minnesota

Season 2Edit

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1 Beach Blanket Brandon 11 JULY 1991 Darren Star 23
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School's out, and for Brandon, it's the beginning of a new job. But it also could be the beginning of the end for Brenda and Dylan. Brenda suspects she may be pregnant, and the results of a home pregnancy test are inconclusive. So she visits a gynaecologist - whose good news fails to cheer her up. Being sexually active, she finds, is not all to her liking.
2 The Party Fish 18 JULY 1991 Charles Rosin 24
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At work, Brandon connects with an older co-worker, and with a mover and shaker whose hard-to-refuse offer causes shakiness at home with his dad. Meanwhile at school, Brenda connects with her emotions.
3 Summer Storm 25 JULY 1991 Wasserman/Klein 25
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Cindy's mothering instinct upsets Jim and Brenda after she brings injured surfer Dylan to recuperate at the Walshes'. Meanwhile, Kelly's instincts are spiked by a handsome volleyball player.
4 Anaconda 1 AUGUST 1991 Jonathan Roberts 26
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Brenda burns naturally, but Brandon and friends are in hot water when their after-hours poker game at the beach club is followed by a burglary.
5 Play It Again, David 8 AUGUST 1991 Sherri Ziff 27
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Acting as a "big brother," Brandon is asked to keep a secret that needs telling; and Kelly fears a familial connection to David when their parents start dating.
6 Pass, Not Pass 15 AUGUST 1991 Allison Adler 28
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Andrea finds more drama when the student-teacher relationship goes outside the classroom; Brandon finds the fruit of his summer labor is sour - as in lemon.
7 Camping Trip 29 AUGUST 1991 Karen Rosin 29
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Rain on the kids' Yosemite parade strands the gang of seven next to newlyweds who teach — and learn — some things about love, marriage, divorce and communication.
8 Wildfire 12 SEPTEMBER 1991 Wasserman/Klein 30
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Dating others no longer looks good to Brenda when Dylan dates the new girl in school, whose datebook also includes Brandon. Meanwhile, Scott and David find what a difference a summer makes.
9 Ashes To Ashes 19 SEPTEMBER 1991 C. Rosin/J. A. Mason 31
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A new family in the neighbourhood includes a freshman photographer and his older sister, whose boyfriend is roughed up by a security patrol when he tries to visit.
10 Necessity Is a Mother 26 SEPTEMBER 1991 Wasserman/Klein 32
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Dylan says the full-time presence of his mother is driving him crazy, and although he doesn't say it's driving him to drink, soon he doesn't have to. Meanwhile, class success Donna plays the stock market for real.
11 Leading From The Heart 10 OCTOBER 1991 Darren Star 33
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A mutual attraction between Kelly and the Walshes' visiting cousin Bobby is complicated more by others' assumptions than by Bobby's wheelchair. Meanwhile, Brenda takes another driving test.
12 Down and Out of District in Beverly Hills 17 OCTOBER 1991 K. Rosin/A. Adler 34
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Brandon's good deed turns into a bad seed for Andrea, as it grows into the possibility of her expulsion from West Beverly. Meanwhile, Steve meets a girl looking for gold.
13 Halloween 31 OCTOBER 1991 Jonathan Roberts 35
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Brenda, Dylan, Steve, Donna and Kelly attend a Halloween party. David blows off the party to spend some time with his oldest friend, relieving their childhood Halloweens. Brandon stays home to hand out candy, when Emily shows up trick-or-treating with her niece and nephew
14 The Next Fifty Years 7 NOVEMBER 1991 K. Rosin/C. Rosin 36
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Donna and David save a party from being a social disaster, but they're powerless against an accident that ends the party — and a life.
15 U4EA 14 NOVEMBER 1991 Allison Adler 37
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Emily leads the gang to an underground club, where she leads Brandon against his will on a journey with financial and emotional costs.
16 My Desperate Valentine 21 NOVEMBER 1991 Michael Swerdlick 38
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Hard to do, but it must be done, so Brandon breaks up with Emily, who doesn't take it gracefully. Meanwhile, Brenda and Dylan declare a night be filled with music instead of making out.
17 Chuckie's Back 12 DECEMBER 1991 Wasserman/Klein/Swerdlick 39
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Steve is bothered by the appearance of his old nemesis Chuck Wilson, the former child actor who starred in the TV series Hartley House with his mother, Samantha, who is asked to appear in a reunion TV show
18 A Walsh Family Christmas 19 DECEMBER 1991 Darren Star 40
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Steve arrives in New Mexico to begin his search for his long lost biological mother, while his adoptive mother, Samantha, worries at home. As does Kelly while the gang prepares for Christmas
19 Fire and Ice 9 JANUARY 1992 Carl Sautter 41
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Brandon becomes a pleasant distraction for a figure skater with Olympian goals; backstabbing is included in Brenda's tutoring in retail-sales skills
20 A Competitive Edge 23 JANUARY 1992 C. Rosin/Roberts/Brooks West 42
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Brandon trades his reporter's pen for track shoes, until he smells a story he can't — and shouldn't — ignore. And Brenda's minor accident turns major when the woman she bumped claims whiplash.
21 Everybody's Talkin' 'Bout It 6 FEBRUARY 1992 K. Rosin/C. Rosin 43
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The condom distribution program at school has many talking, some writing and one most adamant — until there's an unkind comment from an unlikely source.
22 And Baby Makes Five 13 FEBRUARY 1992 Wasserman/Klein 44
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Dylan keeps mum about Valentine plans for Brenda, but no one keeps quiet about Kelly's mom and David's dad, each the last to know what's going on with the other.
23 Cardio Funk 27 FEBRUARY 1992 Wasserman/Klein 45
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Separate admirers court attention from Brenda and Dylan, neither of whom is fully forthcoming with that news. And Jim gets hooked on Karaoke.
24 The Pit and the Pendulum 19 MARCH 1992 L. Barber/P. Barber 46
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Brenda and Brandon take opposite sides after learning Jim's new client plans a multimillion-dollar development that would absorb the Peach Pit.
25 Meeting Mr. Pony 2 APRIL 1992 Roberts/Semple 47
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Brenda projects control after facing an armed robber at the Pit, but there's a different woman beneath the surface.
26 Things To Do On A Rainy Day 23 APRIL 1992 Roberts/Semple 48
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Donna sees more than she wants to on a pilgrimage to the hotel housing Color Me Badd, while Dylan, Steve and Brandon see less than they want of their in-your-home erotic dancer.
27 Mexican Standoff 30 APRIL 1992 Wasserman/Klein 49
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Brenda crosses the border with Dylan, against her folks' demands. Kelly finds Dylan's friend Jake eases her new-family fears.
28 Wedding Bell Blues 7 MAY 1992 Darren Star 50
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Conclusion. Mount Jimbo erupts, banning Dylan from the Walsh home, which is suddenly the site for the wedding of Mel and Jackie. Andrea nurses hurt feelings when her wedding invitation fails to arrive. Meanwhile, Kelly mourns the departure of Jake.

Season 3Edit

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1 Misery Loves Company 15 JULY 1992 Wasserman/Klein 51
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Brenda defies her father by continuing to see Dylan; Brandon returns to work at the beach club, where Andrea is a co-worker and his parents are new members; and Steve takes a job on a bet.
2 The Twins, The Trustee And The Very Big Trip 22 JULY 1992 Charles Rosin 52
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Kelly's sudden embrace of family values leads to a bridging of the gap between Brenda and her parents, but not before Jim plays hardball with Dylan; and twins turn the tables on a thoughtless Steve.
3 Too Little, Too Late/Paris 75001 29 JULY 1992 Semple & Roberts/
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Dylan's father asks a final favor; Brenda and Donna get a dim intro to the City of Light; an old friend tries, but it's a new who gives pause to Andrea when her Republican romance may go all the way - to the convention in Houston.
4 Sex, Lies and Volleyball/Photo Fini 5 AUGUST 1992 Brancato & Biller/
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Brandon and Steve compete for the affections of a tough volleyball player named Brooke. Meanwhile, a new girl in town, named Nikki Witt, flirts with David. In Paris, a French photographer persuades Donna to start modelling for him, while Brenda tries to fit in with her Paris crowd and takes up smoking.
5 Shooting Star/American in Paris 12 AUGUST 1992 Wasserman & Klein/
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Brenda meets an American in Paris and wonders whether they were destined to meet. Brandon tries to help out a homeless veteran and introduces his new girlfriend, Brooke, to his parents. Steve likes David's music and offers to become his manager. Dylan invites Kelly to spend the night under the stars with him.
6 Castles In The Sand 19 AUGUST 1992 Ann Donahue 56
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Brenda geta a funny vibe from Dylan upon her return, while Brandon sees little amusement in Brooke's bigotry. And manager Steve negotiates a gig for client David.
7 A Song of Myself 9 SEPTEMBER 1992 Brancato/Biller 57
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Brenda, Steve and Donna volunteer as senior buddies to the new freshmen; Brandon decides he's gonna have fun this year, but is suprised, along with Andrea, when their new Blaze faculty advisor has other plans. Meanwhile, Kelly finds herself wishing she could be with Brenda's boyfriend
8 The Back Story 16 SEPTEMBER 1992 Karen Rosin 58
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Smoking becomes the least of problems between Kelly and Brenda, who discusses Beverly Hills high-school life with a tabloid-TV show; Brandon starts seeing too much of Nikki; Steve is tempted by an academic short cut.
9 Highwire 1 OCTOBER 1992 Star Frohman 59
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While Andrea dreams of Yale and Steve hopes for USC, Donna finds a school, Brandon and Brenda fight about who will go out of state, and Kelly and Dylan agree college isn't for everyone.
10 Home and Away 7 OCTOBER 1992 Chip Johannessen 60
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Brandon goes out on an editorial limb after the school board cancels West Beverly's football game with a school whose last game erupted in fatal violence.
11 A Presumption of Innocence 21 OCTOBER 1992 Karen Rosin 61
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Meyers's future is on the line over a sexual-misconduct charge, but he's more concerned about the future of his accuser. Meanwhile, surfing becomes hazardous to Dylan's health; and Brandon hits the dance floor.
12 Destiny Rides Again 4 NOVEMBER 1992 Wasserman/Klein 62
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Fate touches Brenda; random tragedy strikes Andrea; and Donna gets advice from her priest and comedienne Rosie O'Donnell. Meanwhile, SAT scores have Steve recruiting help and Dylan under fire.
13 Rebel With A Cause 11 NOVEMBER 1992 Star Frohman 63
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Steve is squeezed as he stays close to the computer-tampering investigation; mutual admirers are Rick and Jim, and Jim and his new secretary; when things in Dylan's life head south, he heads out.
14 Wild Horses 18 NOVEMBER 1992 Kenneth Biller 64
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Nikki's ex is trouble for Brandon - and Nikki; Donna demands peace between Brenda and Kelly; Dylan finds sanctuary with an older woman, who thinks money can buy everything.
15 The Kindness of Strangers 25 NOVEMBER 1992 Wasserman/Klein 65
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Dylan's not the most congenial of hosts when his father gets a Thanksgiving furlough, nor is Jim thrilled to entertain Brandon's homeless acquaintance; Steve seeks the best time to break his bad news to his mom.
16 It's A Totally Happening Life 16 DECEMBER 1992 K. Rosin/C. Rosin 66
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Two angels look on as Andrea gets good news and bad news in the mail; Brandon gets bad news in person; Kelly, Brenda and Dylan try a "mature" approach to their triangular friendship; and all head for disaster en route to a Christmas party for underprivileged kids.
17 The Game Is Chicken 3 JANUARY 1993 Chip Johannessen 67
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Quick money in hot-rod racing attracts Steve and Brandon, but Dylan fears they'll be taken for a ride; Brenda and Kelly look to Princeton men to ease their Dylan dilemma; Donna proves a sound replacement for deejay David.
18 Midlife... Now What? 13 JANUARY 1992 Lana Freistat Melman 68
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On a women's weekend away, Cindy fears "mid-life crisis" might strike Jim, but it appears someone else has already succumbed. Meanwhile, Dylan imagines futures with Brenda or Kelly.
19 Back In The High Life Again 27 JANUARY 1993 Wasserman/Klein 69
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Kelly is Dylan's only friend to attend a party for his freed father, who has an eye on - and wants a hand in - Dylan's trust fund; David finds a home after his father moves out.
20 Parental Guidance Recommended 3 FEBRUARY 1993 Chip Johannessen 70
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Dylan's mother arrives with good thoughts for Brenda, but nary a one for Dylan's father; a record company wants to hook up with David, but only if he'll cut manager Steve loose.
21 Dead End 10 FEBRUARY 1993 Star Frohman 71
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Someone's watching over Dylan and his father, but no longer Jim; and Brenda thrives in a self-defense class. Meanwhile, finances force Kelly's mother to put her house up for sale.
22 The Child Is Father To The Man 17 FEBRUARY 1993 K. Rosin/C. Rosin 72
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The Walshes offer sanctuary to Dylan, who learns more about his father's parole, and struggles with urges to go back to old habits.
23 Duke's Bad Boy 3 MARCH 1993 Wasserman/Klein 737
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Brandon bets with another bookie to win money to pay off Duke; Andrea tries to ease Dylan's distress; David pays for going with his music producer instead of his gut; Kelly thinks she has a weight problem.
24 Perfectly Perfect 24 MARCH 1993 Gillian Horvath 74
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At Kelly's surprise 18th-birthday party, the guests get an even bigger surprise from Kelly. Meanwhile, Steve badgers Brandon into joining him on a dating-game show.
25 Senior Poll 7 APRIL 1993 Chip Johannessen 75
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'Most Beautiful' senior Kelly fears no one's looking beneath her surface; Brenda reconsiders her college choice; Steve forgets he's dateless when he shines at one of L.A.'s hippest venues.
26 She Came In Through The Bathroom Window 21 APRIL 1993 Ken Stringer 76
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Brenda, Andrea, Kelly, Donna and David go to Magic Mountain for Senior Ditch Day. Brandon has to work, while Dylan studies and a restless Steve tries to impress a tour guide, who is not who she seems to be.
27 A Night To Remember 28 APRIL 1993 Wasserman/Klein 77
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As prom night approaches, neither Brenda nor Brandon has a date, but Donna and David have big plans.
28 Something In The Air 12 MAY 1993 Wasserman/Klein 78
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Brandon leads other in taking a risk with some '60s-style activism after Donna is censured in a disciplinary hearing regarding her prom-night activity
29 Commencement: Part 1 19 MAY 1993 K. Rosin/C. Rosin 79
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Finally, graduation day! But not before... Steve proposes the gang do "something special"; Andrea frets about her valedictory speech and her college choice, as does Brenda; Dylan gets a windfall and a surprise visit from his mother; Donna and David emcee the Senior Breakfast; and all recall memorable moments.
30 Commencement: Part 2 19 MAY 1993 Charles Rosin 80
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A day they'll always remember. An event you'll never forget.

Season 4Edit

Main article: Season 4
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1 So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Goodbye 8 SEPTEMBER 1993 Charles Rosin 81
401steleste Kelly returns from Europe just in time to bid adieu to Brenda, whose Minnesota friends seem more interested in California than Brenda. Meanwhile, David seeks affordable housing; and Celeste is irked by Steve's attention to an old friend.
2 The Girl From New York City 15 SEPTEMBER 1993 Wasserman/Klein 82
402bren Brenda finds that more than the weather is inclement in Minnesota; Jill tells Brandon her reason for wanting to take things slowly; Kelly gives Donna the details of her breakup with Dylan, who returns home.
3 The Little Fish 22 SEPTEMBER 1993 Larry Mollin 83
403dylanbrenda The frenzy of college registration is too much for Dylan, who finds a compatriot; and David, Donna and Andrea try to continue their campus media activities. Meanwhile, Brandon ponders his place in college's "big pond," as Steve tries to sell him on frat life.
4 Greek To Me 29 SEPTEMBER 1993 Chip Johannessen 84
404twins Rush week bores Brenda; stereotypes Andrea; reunites Kelly with an old flame she can't stand; and exhausts Donna, whose radio show goes to the dogs.
5 Radio Daze 6 OCTOBER 1993 Richard Gollance 85
4stilldondav Steve decides that Celeste is detrimental to his social life: Donna wants to dump her radio show to keep up in school; and Dylan doesn't deter Kelly's persistent admirer.
6 Strangers In The Night 13 OCTOBER 1993 Jennifer Flackett 86
406 Andrea finds romance with Dan; Brenda enjoys a blind date arranged by her father; Dylan gets a new car — and the let's-see-other-people speech; David's roommates criticize his lax housekeeping.
7 Moving Targets 20 OCTOBER 1993 Larry Mollin 87
407 Dylan's move to protect himself raises concern in Kelly; Andrea disdains the restriction on her relationship with Dan; Jim and Cindy do brunch with Brenda, Stuart and his parents.
8 Twenty Years Ago Today 27 OCTOBER 1993 Wasserman/Klein 88
408boys The 20th-anniversary party for Cindy and Jim includes a big announcement about another romance. Meanwhile, Brandon receives two warnings from Dylan, one regarding Brenda's boyfriend.
9 Otherwise Engaged 3 NOVEMBER 1993 Jennifer Flackett 89
409 Legal matters intrude on Brenda's happiness, and on David and Kelly's relationship; Brandon learns something surprising about Lucinda; guilt finds Steve after he does a favor for a frat brother.
10 And Did It... My Way 10 NOVEMBER 1993 Richard Gollance 90
410 Brenda and Stuart plan to circumvent his parents' plans to give them a big wedding with a trip to Las Vegas, where Brenda's frieds hope to bring her to her senses.
11 Take Back the Night 17 NOVEMBER 1993 Chip Johannessen 91
411 Sears insults Kelly when she rejects his advances, but the incident pales in comparison with another student's story - which sounds like date rape. Meanwhile, Brandon is threatened by the hoopster he's tutoring; Brenda and Dylan disagree over a "romantic" poem.
12 Radar Love 24 NOVEMBER 1993 Wasserman/Klein 92
412 Steve thwarts Sears' libidinous plans at a Thanksgiving charity event; Brandon's wanderlust becomes a quest to find an old friend; Andrea gets a bonus while dining with Dan and his parents; Dylan's change of holiday plans angers Kelly.
13 Emily 1 DECEMBER 1993 Wasserman/Klein 93
20721 Andrea breaks up with Dan, while Brandon discusses the future with Emily; Brenda takes a chance in her theatrical debut; Sears makes sure Hell Week is a big drag for Steve.
14 Windstruck 15 DECEMBER 1993 Mollin/Gollance 94
414 Dreams inspire Donna to make David's dream come true; Brandon plays hardball to help Steve, who gets no help from his "brothers"; Jesse makes more of an impression on Andrea.
15 Somewhere In The World It's Christmas 22 DECEMBER 1993 Charles Rosin 95
415promo Memories of Christmases past are recalled as the Walsh family says aloha to L.A. — twice; Dylan is touched by the holiday spirit of two lost souls; Steve seeks paternal advice for his fraternal situation; Andrea frets about attending her first midnight Mass with Jesse.
16 Crunch Time 5 JANUARY 1994 Gollance/Mollin 96
416 Friends note his odd behavior after David takes drugs to get through finals; Steve and Sears officially square off over the break-in incident; Dylan offers Suzanne financial aid.
17 Thicker Than Water 12 JANUARY 1994 Lana Freistat Melman 97
417 A ski trip offers Donna an alternative to David, who finds an alternative source for drugs and brings about a nightmare for his family; Dylan calls on Cindy when Erica has a crisis; Jim's background check on Suzanne pays off.
18 Heartbreaker 26 JANUARY 1994 Chip Johannessen 98
418 Brandon is appointed to an education task force with input to Washington; Dylan uses CPR to save a friend; David comes clean with Donna; Jesse shares his good news, prompting Andrea to keep hers to herself; Cindy enters a masters program at the university.
19 The Labors of Love 2 FEBRUARY 1994 Welch/Pettit 99
419 Jesse disagrees with the choice Andrea makes without him; drugs cost David his roommates and more; Brandon feels left out when Dylan becomes the struggling Peach Pits's white knight, but finds some solace with an old flame.
20 Scared Very Straight 9 FEBRUARY 1994 Gary Rosen 100
420 Jesse meets Andrea's grandmother; Dylan's cool head helps when the heat's on David, who's left holding the bag when his dealer is busted; Brandon keeps his Valentine a secret, while Brenda's is kept secret from her.
21 Addicted To Love 16 FEBRUARY 1994 Mollin/Gollance 101
421 A reporter seeks "the truth" about Brandon, who is complemented by Kelly at an important social function; Dylan becomes valuable to Lucinda; a small mistake leads to big complications between Brenda and Stuart.
22 Change Partners 23 FEBRUARY 1994 Chip Johannessen 102
422 Kelly accompanies Brandon on a task-force weekend retreat; Brenda and Donna learn why a friendly dog is a stray; Lucinda shows Dylan her film - and her apartment; Steve negotiates to stay in the dorm after breaking Andrea's rules.
23 A Pig Is A Boy Is A Dog 2 MARCH 1994 Gollance/Mollin 103
423 Brenda takes radical action after hearing bad news about Rocky; more people learn about Brandon and Lucinda; Kelly's classroom queries to Lucinda take on a personal tone; Steve bears the brunt of it when Dylan and Brandon nearly come to blows.
24 Cuffs and Links 16 MARCH 1994 Wasserman/Klein 104
424 Barry Bonds plays the golf nemesis of Steve's father, who tees off his son when they tee up in a tournament. Meanwhile, legalities make Brenda an outcast of sorts, and Jim learns that she's not the only twin in trouble; and Kelly picks the wrong time to express feelings of jealousy.
25 The Time Has Come Today 23 MARCH 1994 Charles Rosin 105
425brendonna Brenda sees a lot of herself - and her family and friends - in a diary that tells the story of a complex young woman and her ROTC-member brother who lived in the Walshes' home in the late 1960s.
26 Blind Spot 6 APRIL 1994 Ken Stringer 106
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27 Divas 20 APRIL 1994 Larry Mollin 107
BHBrenda2 Brenda hopes to impress a visiting Broadway director, while Steve coaches a competitor for a lead role; an ardent admirer won't take no from Brandon; Suzanne's new boyfriend is cut no slack by her daughter.
28 Acting Out 27 APRIL 1994 Chip Johannessen 108
428 Clare finally has a wild night with Brandon; Andrea has a medical emergency while Jesse's away; Kelly's past and Laura's costuming give each an advantage over Brenda in the Maggie-the-Cat competition.
29 Truth and Consequences 4 MAY 1994 Richard Gollance 109
429 Laura tries to sabotage Brenda's acting career after hearing a rumor about her means of success; Clare plans further fun with Brandon, who speaks to her father about her; Kevin impresses Dylan and Erica when they visit his lab.
30 Vital Signs 11 MAY 1994 Larry Mollin 110
430brandrea Brandon's time with Clare may have cost him a chance to meet the President; Andrea is hospitalized; Brenda gets an opening-night gift; Dylan considers investing in Kevin; David sees danger in working with a new band.
31 Mr. Walsh Goes to Washington: Part 1 25 MAY 1994 Wasserman/Klein/C. Rosin 111
431 Andrea gives birth to baby girl Hannah and the gang goes to the hospital to congratulate her and Jesse. Brenda finishes her run as Maggie and is offered a summer placement at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Brandon heads to Washington for the weekend.
32 Mr. Walsh Goes to Washington: Part 2 25 MAY 1994 Wasserman/Klein/C. Rosin 112
432 Andrea and Jesse have some tense moments with their newborn; Brenda is offered a chance to study abroad; Dylan's ill-advised business decision angers Jim; David impresses singer Babyface and others with his keyboard play; Brandon needs -and gets- rescuing in the Capital.

Season 5Edit

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1 What I Did on My Summer Vacation and Other Stories 7 SEPTEMBER 1994 C. Rosin/Mollin 113
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The Walshes welcome a young family friend who's moving into Brenda's room. Meanwhile, the post-summer news: Donna declares she's over David; Steve decides to pursue Kelly anew, unaware that she's with Brandon; and Dylan's dilemma sends him back to the bottle.
2 Under the Influence 14 SEPTEMBER 1994 Chip Johannessen 114
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Brandon is offered a chance to run for campus office; the university's day-care program leaves Andrea wanting; cash-poor Dylan creates a scene after learning that Kelly and Brandon are a couple; Donna decides to go to Houston to be a debutante.
3 A Clean Slate 21 SEPTEMBER 1994 Richard Gollance 115
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Valerie and Dylan meet - and then some; campus politics beleaguer Brandon, who shines at a debate, but a scandal threatens to tarnish his reputation; Kelly and Donna's new roommate has a problem.
4 Life After Death 28 SEPTEMBER 1994 Wasserman/Klein 116
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Brandon has trouble handling his personal loss and a challenge to his political position; Valerie agrees to ground rules with Dylan; David finds a woman too close to home for Donna's liking, until she finds a new man herself.
5 Rave On 5 OCTOBER 1994 Larry Mollin 117
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Steve revitalizes The Peach Pit; babysitting for Andrea inspires Cindy to check her biological clock; Kelly's senses alert her to be suspicious of Valerie; Donna makes a new friend in a video project with David and Clare.
6 Homecoming 12 OCTOBER 1994 Meredith Stiehm 118
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President Walsh is pressed into action against the chancellor's friend, a visiting Asian dignitary accused of human-rights violations. Meanwhile, Valerie helps plan the theft of a rival college's mascot, but Donna skips the caper to spend time with Ray.
7 Who's Zoomin' Who? 19 OCTOBER 1994 Karen Rosin 119
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Kelly's disapproval of her mother's return to modelling increases when she learns her baby sister is involved; a proposed Peach Pit expansion leads to an exposure of Dylan's finances; Donna has trouble balancing Griffin and Ray; David's experiment with Clare backfires.
8 Things That Go Bang In The Night 26 OCTOBER 1994 Chip Johannesen 120
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Andrea's not pleased to see the gift Hannah received at a Day of the Dead celebration; Valerie fails to bewitch Dylan, who slips deeper into a nether world; Donna's haunted when her suitors cross paths on Halloween; Clare talks David into a UFO hunt.
9 Intervention 2 NOVEMBER 1994 Wasserman/Klein 121
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Dylan enters a hospital after his friends conduct an intervention; Kelly gets a modelling offer; Ray meets Donna's parents; David and Clare's homemade video shows up in another home.
10 The Dreams of Dylan McKay 9 NOVEMBER 1994 Charles Rosin 122
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Bizarre dreams mirror Dylan's fight for life as he lies in a coma. Meanwhile, Steve's more bothered than buoyed by the appearance of his dad at a flag-football tournament.
11 Hate Is Just A Four-Letter Word 16 NOVEMBER 1994 C. Rosin/Gollance 123
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Brandon is caught in the middle when Jewish students protest the scheduled campus appearance of a controversial African-American orator; and a demonstration disrupts Kelly's photo shoot.
12 Rock Of Ages 23 NOVEMBER 1994 Larry Mollin 124
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Kelly and Steve get VIP passes for a Rolling Stones concert. Ray and Donna pose as vendors to get in to the show. Clare and David go to check out the hoopla. Meanwhile, Jesse helps Pres. Walsh prepare for a challenge. Dylan has a rough time in group.
13 Up In Flames 30 NOVEMBER 1994 Meredith Stiehm 125
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The arrival of Emily Valentine brings some tense moments for Brandon - and Kelly. Valerie helps Steve and Griffin organize another rave party, but the building Griffin finds isn't up to snuff.
14 Injustice For All 14 DECEMBER 1994 Karen Rosin 126
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Steve and Griffin face charges as a result of the fire. Meanwhile, Jesse takes his first case to court. Dylan receives an important message when he gets out of rehab.
15 Christmas Comes This Time Each Year 21 DECEMBER 1994 Eisenberg/Wasserman/Klein 127
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Differing family traditions cause tension between Jesse and Andrea. The FBI gives Dylan little help in finding his stolen money. Donna's mother puts Ray's feelings for her daughter to the test, while Ray's mom goes Christmas shopping with Donna. David finds common ground with Clare's father.
16 Sentenced To Life 4 JANUARY 1995 Wasserman/Klein/Ziering 128
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Milton Berle plays an ex-entertainer who lives in the retirement home where Steve is to perform his community service. Meanwhile, Dylan goes to court over his accident. Andrea has a run-in with Peter. News of Valerie's sunny vacation prompts a cool response from Kelly.
17 Sweating It Out 11 JANUARY 1995 Chip Johannessen 129
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An encounter with a Native American helps dissipate the tension between Dylan and Brandon on their motorcycle road trip. Kelly benefits from a famous psychology professor's psychology workshop. Donna helps Ray work through his stage fright. The Peach Pit After Dark opens.
18 Hazardous To Your Health 18 JANUARY 1995 Larry Mollin 130
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Dylan recruits Valerie to help himself and Jonesy pull off a caper in Mexico to regain his lost loot - and his little sister. Meanwhile, a popular psych professor comes between Brandon and Kelly.
19 Little Monsters 1 FEBRUARY 1995 Meredith Stiehm 131
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Andrea flirts with danger while Jesse's away. Valerie seeks a reward for helping Dylan. Brandon lends a hand to Kelly, who's attempting to save her psych professor's career. Donna hears a familiar song when a record company rep shows interest in Ray.
20 You Gotta Have Heart 8 FEBRUARY 1995 Max Eisenberg 132
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Steve secures singing group Jade for a telethon. Valerie moves out of the Walshes', then moves in on Ray. Brandon coaxes Kelly away from Finley, for awhile. Andrea meets Peter's wife.
21 Stormy Weather 15 FEBRUARY 1995 Melman/Mollin 133
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Andrea gets a job at Peter's hospital - their relationship heats up. Valerie refuses to accept a "no" from Ray. Dylan does some reconnaissance for Brandon on Kelly and Finley. Brandon gets a former Finley fanatic to speak to Kelly.
22 Alone At The Top 22 FEBRUARY 1995 Wasserman/Klein 134
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A crime wave hits the campus: a rape worries everyone. Peter tempts Andrea to stay out late, and Valerie tempts Dylan to go off the wagon. Ray decides to leave town after a change of ownership at the club.
23 Love Hurts 1 MARCH 1995 Stringer/Mollin 135
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Dylan accidentally becomes privy to Andrea's romance. Valerie cancels Ray's bookings after taking over the Peach Pit After Dark. Despite his innocence, Lenny becomes an outcast at CU. The real campus rapist ends up at the beach apartment. Donna blames David for Ray's departure. The Flaming Lips have a cameo.
24 Unreal World 15 MARCH 1995 Stiehm/Mollin 136
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Brandon, Kelly, Donna and Steve appear in Clare and David's cinéma vérité project, which ends up revealing a bit too much verite for some. After visiting a therapist, Andrea contemplates telling Jesse about her fling with Peter. Meanwhile, Valerie moves back in with the Walshes. Dylan and Charley work on a screenplay.
25 Double Jeopardy 29 MARCH 1995 McCarthy/Sarkar 137
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Brandon and Clare each have dreams involving "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek and announcer Johnny Gilbert as they vie for the spot in the show's college tournament. Jesse moves into Dylan's place and talks divorce with Andrea. The reconciliation of David's father and Kelly's mother makes David realize he still has strong feelings for Donna.
26 A Song For My Mother 5 APRIL 1995 Max Eisenberg 138
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Dylan undergoes hypnosis as research for his screenplay. Donna visits Ray in Portland, Ore., and David tags along to visit his mother, only to learn that she is sick and has disappeared. Valerie considers getting a tattoo.
27 Squash It 12 APRIL 1995 Savath/Mollin 139
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Brandon plays guide to a young genius coveted by the university. Dylan has an experience with hypnotic regression. Sagging attendance at the Peach Pit After Dark draws David back to the stage with a talented new partner - and prompts Donna to lobby for Ray's return as well. David and Juan's performance is marked by violence.
28 Girls On The Side 3 MAY 1995 Meredith Stiehm 140
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Kelly becomes a cover girl, but hesitates to continue modeling. Kelly also learns of an admirer. When Ray comes home, his mother tells David and Clare about his betrayal of Donna. Jesse is offered a position in Idaho. Dylan continues dream therapy.
29 The Real McCoy 10 MAY 1995 C. Rosin/Mollin 141
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While Kelly's in New York to meet with modeling agencies, Valerie sets her sights on Brandon. It appears Brandon will surely be re-elected for student president. Hypnotic regression leads Dylan to a past life where he is a gun-slinging Wild West outlaw.
30 Hello Life, Goodbye Beverly Hills 17 MAY 1995 Wasserman/Klein 142
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Andrea leaves Beverly Hills to finally attend Yale. Dylan makes summer plans for his soul mate - Brandon counters with a marriage proposal, forcing her to make a decision. Jim gets important news regarding his future with the firm.
31 P.S. I Love You: Part 1 24 MAY 1995 Mollin/Johannessen 143
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The Walshes put their house up for sale. The gang attends the KEG/ALPHA convention in Palm Springs, where Brandon considers surrendering to Valerie. Dylan meets a potential backer for his film who knows something about his father's death. Steve rejects a blind date arranged by his father.
32 P.S. I Love You: Part 2 24 MAY 1995 Mollin/Johannessen 144
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Tom Rose gets suspicious about Dylan's motives. Brandon continues being drawn closer to Valerie and lashes out at Kelly, who's concerned about him. Steve finally meets his mystery woman. Ray injures Donna in a fight, but still manages to get on the good side of her mother.

Season 6Edit

Main article: Season 6
# episode airdate written by #
1 Home Is Where The Tart Is 13 SEPTEMBER 1995 Wasserman/Klein 145
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With Jim and Cindy gone, Brandon is the last Walsh in the ZIP code. When he returns from his summer job in Boston, he learns that Casa Walsh shall be torn down. Valerie is visited by Ginger, who's as wild and devious as she is - and has an eye for Brandon. Dylan's obsessed with finding his father's murderer.
2 Buffalo Gals 13 SEPTEMBER 1995 Lyons/Wells 146
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The gang helps Brandon repair Casa Walsh after it falls out of escrow. Steve decides to move in with Brandon and Valerie. Kelly prepares to celebrate her 21st birthday party at the Greek Concert Hall with the gang. Meanwhile, Ray becomes the prime suspect when money and jewellery starts disappearing. Dylan goes off in search of the mobster, Anthony Marchette.
3 Must Be a Guy Thing 20 SEPTEMBER 1995 John Eisendrath 147
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Dylan befriends Toni, the daughter of his father's alleged killer Marchette. Brandon matches wits with the Condor's editor Susan. Clare offers math tutoring to Steve after his advisor forces him to rearrange his schedule. Meanwhile, Ray gets a big audition and Kelly's Colin gets a big canvas at PPAD.
4 Everything's Coming Up Roses 27 SEPTEMBER 1995 Dinah Kirgo 148
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Brandon and Susan cover the Tournament of Roses Royal Court tryouts, in which Kelly, Donna and Clare are candidates. While Val works with Colin at the PPAD, Kelly attends a ball with David. Home again, David has to face tragic news. Ray gives a command performance for the record-company president. Brandon and Dylan pursue new relationships.
5 Lover's Leap 4 OCTOBER 1995 Ken Stringer 149
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David is depressed because of his mother's suicide attempt and her rejecting behavior. Val is reminded of her father and bonds with David. Brandon negotiates a first date with Susan. Toni invites Dylan's friends to a dinner party at her father's mansion. Dylan is caught rifling through Toni's father's study. Bodyguard Bruno informs him that he knew Dylan's father. Steve and Clare share a first kiss.
6 Speechless 18 OCTOBER 1995 Larry Mollin 150
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Steve arranges for a film to be shot at the Walsh house - but fails to notify Brandon about its genre. Kelly, Donna, Clare and Valerie vow to have "no secrets" on their road trip, but a shortcut short-circuits the plan. The truth about Ray and Val comes to surface. Colin uses the time Kelly's away to look elsewhere. After her father threatens him, Dylan finally tells Toni the truth. But she doesn't believe him.
7 Violated 25 OCTOBER 1995 Larry Mollin 151
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A professor sexually harasses Valerie, so she calls the Condor for help and has to deal with her reputation. Toni's father forces her to choose between him and Dylan. Kelly learns more about Colin's relationship with his agent. Clare and Steve prepare for a night of romance around Colin's opening.
8 Gypsies, Cramps and Fleas 1 NOVEMBER 1995 McCarthy/Sarkar 152
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At the After Dark Halloween Party, David invests in a love potion from a fortune teller, but it's picked up by another couple. Donna tells Ray she just wants to be friends, but he can't cope with it when she dances with quarterback Joe. Colin unveils his mural, which was inspired by Kelly. And again, she forgives him. Toni forces her dad to tell her the truth about him and Dylan's father.
9 Earthquake Weather 6 NOVEMBER 1995 Lyons/Wells 153
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Friends are rocked by Dylan's announcement about his and Toni's shared future. A sizeable earthquake traps Brandon and Susan in an elevator with a pregnant woman. At the final Rose Bowl interviews at Pasadena, Donna discovers a secret in her mom's past. Also she gets a warning from Ray's therapist. Steve and Clare can't stop thinking about 'it'.
10 One Wedding And A Funeral 8 NOVEMBER 1995 Steve Wasserman 154
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Dylan and Toni plan a new life in Hawaii, despite Marchette's objections. The gang "kidnaps" the two to bachelorette and bachelor parties respectively. Marchette requests a meeting with Dylan after the ceremony - to which he never shall arrive. However the hired hitman hits the wrong person... One of their own says good-bye to Beverly Hills.
11 Offensive Interference 15 NOVEMBER 1995 Larry Mollin 155
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J.J. Jones comes back to town and asks for Valerie's help in a divorce case. She agrees - and ends up in jail. Ray charges Joe with battery over their Halloween encounter - resulting in Joe's suspension from CU's homecoming game. Donna's mother confesses a past indiscretion to Donna. Steve tries to protect the college mascot.
12 Breast Side Up 22 NOVEMBER 1995 Jessica Klein 156
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NFL QB Steve Young shows up for Thanksgiving at Casa Walsh - one of two surprises Donna plans for Joe's birthday. The absence of their significant others weighs on Brandon and Kelly. Steve is a surprise hit at Clare's father's faculty party. Valerie disdains cooking help from David's mother.
13 Courting 29 NOVEMBER 1995 John Eisendrath 157
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Brandon gets a national byline for his coverage of Joe's trial, where Donna is caught in a lie. Brandon talks to Ray about his court case against Joe. Valerie blabs to Colin and Susan of their partners' tryst. Colin takes David and Kelly's place as babysitter for Erin while they attend the trial. The Tournament of Roses Queen is announced.
14 Fortunate Son 13 DECEMBER 1995 John Eisendrath 158
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Steve causes conflicts at a talent agency, where Rush got him an internship. Donna covers for Lisa at her convenience-store job - and for a young customer caught shoplifting. Valerie and Kelly bid against each other for a portrait by Colin at a charity casino night and auction at the PPAD. Brandon's gambling addiction resurfaces.
15 Angels We Have Heard On High 20 DECEMBER 1995 Larry Mollin 159
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Cindy Walsh comes home for the holidays - with thoughts of separation. The gang helps some local children have a white Christmas. Steve's Christmas curse continues when another's error costs him his job and incurs the wrath of his father. But his luck may change, since the same evening he learns the identity of his real father. Colin celebrates the holiday on cocaine.
16 Turn Back the Clock 3 JANUARY 1996 Larry Mollin 160
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Steve has to look after Ryan and Austin, his obnoxious teenage step-brothers. Kelly has a fit when she suspects Val sharing Colin's cocaine habit. Brandon feels left out in the cold when Susan's ex-boyfriend Jonathan shows up on a surprise visit. David and Joe pursuit Donna's escaped parrot.
17 Fade In, Fade Out 10 JANUARY 1996 Jessica Klein 161
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Kelly's father arrives in town, promising to stay. Kelly dumps Colin when she finds him high on cocaine, but then she gets tempted herself. Steve's Roger Corman film festival reveals facts about Nat's past and bring back an old flame. Brandon gets in trouble when he embezzles a message from Jonathan to Susan. Joe makes a professional call on Donna's cardiologist father.
18 Snowbound 17 JANUARY 1996 John Whelpley 162
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The gang becomes suspicious, when Kelly starts avoiding them and skips classes to spend all her time with Colin. Susan finally reveals the secret in her past. Donna questions the positive second opinion Joe's received. Susan pressures Brandon into writing about Joe's heart condition, which could jeopardize his pro career. After a car race, Clare and Steve have to go to a traffic school and wind up on a TV talk show.
19 Nancy’s Choice 31 JANUARY 1996 John Eisendrath 163
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Susan's nomination for a college journal award brings her ex-boyfriend Jonathan back to town. Brandon learns of a dramatic connection between the two, when she reveals her second secret. Clare refuses to believe Steve's true story about Elle, who's flirting with the Chancellor at the awards show. Kelly and Colin try to quit cocaine, but a successful art deal, arranged by Valerie, makes him reconsider.
20 Flying 7 FEBRUARY 1996 Phil Savath 164
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Against Donna's advice, Joe joins Jonathan, Brandon and Steve on a biplane flight. Donna and Clare confront Kelly when they find drugs in their apartment, prompting her to move out. Valerie's old and unwelcome friend Ginger returns to town, threatening to reveal a secret and showing interest in David. Susan declares she's over Jonathan, but she can't bring herself to give him the cold shoulder.
21 Bleeding Hearts 14 FEBRUARY 1996 Lana Freistat Melman 165
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Donna organizes the Alpha House "Sex Out" Slumber Party, at which people are urged to take a 24-hour celibacy vow to promote safe sex through abstinence. Clare bets Steve he won't fulfill his pledge at the party and does her best to wear down his willpower. Joe plans to drop out of school upon bad news from his coach. Valerie sets up Ginger with Jonathan to get her off David. When this plan fails, she asks David for a big favor. After emptying Colin's stash, Kelly seeks the cocaine source herself - and hits bottom.
22 All This and Mary Too 21 FEBRUARY 1996 Sam Sarkar 166
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Kelly enters rehab and gets a mysterious roommate, Tara. Susan and Brandon ski into trouble while racing outside patrolled boundaries. Steve and Clare set up dates for David with two blondes named Mary. Meanwhile Colin and Valerie, both freshly dumped, keep each other company. Donna investigates a new cardiac procedure that could help Joe.
23 Leap of Faith 28 FEBRUARY 1996 Ken Stringer 167
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Brandon and Susan spend the weekend with her parents in San Diego, where they are caught in a compromising situation. Colin participates in a cocaine deal and eventually has to flee in a high-speed chase. Kelly reacts to the news that Valerie is seeing Colin. Steve buys a new motorcycle to impress Clare - who doesn't share his joy. A family member tries to prevent Joe's experimental surgery and to mute Donna's influence.
24 Coming Out, Getting Out, Going Out 13 MARCH 1996 John Whelpley 168
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Clare and Susan try to rekindle the romance between Nat and his lost love, Joan. Kelly gets out of rehab and back into the beach house and receives a cry for help from Tara. Valerie arranges bail for Colin.
25 Smashed 20 MARCH 1996 Meredith Stiehm 169
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Party guests at Casa Walsh include Colin, who's between incarcerations; Tara, Kelly's new housemate; and Greg, Kelly's med-student date.
26 Flirting With Disaster 3 APRIL 1996 John Eisendrath 170
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On a wilderness outing, three beautiful campers from Canada distract Steve, Joe and Brandon from their dates, Meanwhile, Tara sabotages Kelly's relationship with Greg.
27 Strike The Match 10 APRIL 1996 Steve Wasserman 171
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Donna's video-production work with David lands her in front of the cameras and in trouble with Joe; Brandon's big job opportunity could sink his plans with Susan for the summer and perhaps beyond.
28 The Big Hurt 1 MAY 1996 Larry Mollin 172
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Steve is impressed by Clare's childhood chum, an actual prince; Donna and David's video is a hit with everyone but Joe; Colin receives his sentence after his attorney makes a deal with the DA; Tara tries to end Kelly's "pain".
29 Ticket To Ride 8 MAY 1996 Stiehm/Whelpley 173
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Susan and Brandon hit the lottery for $5000 - then lose the ticket; Val's left hanging when Colin bails on going to jail; a fall leaves Steve speechless; fame spreads about video producers David and Donna.
30 Ray of Hope 15 MAY 1996 Savath/Klein 174
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Ray Pruit surfaces - as Donna and David's first video-production for MZA; Colin prepares to leave the country, and Valerie asks Kelly's help to find him; Joe decides on a new course for his life, and, he hopes, Donna's; Clare becomes wistful over Carl's memories of her mother.
31 You Say It's Your Birthday (1) 22 MAY 1996 Mollin/Wasserman 175
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Prince Carl and the gang head down to the Queen Mary to celebrate Steve's 21st birthday. An old friend makes a surprise appearance. Meanwhile, Valerie gets FBI help to find Colin.
32 You Say It's Your Birthday (2) 22 MAY 1996 Mollin/Wasserman 176
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Steve's weekend-long birthday bash on the Queen Mary continues with the Goo Goo Dolls. Erik puts the moves on Donna and several other women and host Prince Carl asks a favor of the birthday boy. Meanwhile, a sailor (Pauly Shore) provokes a bar brawl with Steve and Brandon.

Season 7Edit

Main article: Season 7
# Title Airdate Notes
176 - 7.01 "Remember The Alamo" August 21, 1996
177 - 7.02 "Here We Go Again" August 28, 1996
178 - 7.03 "A Mate For Life" September 4, 1996
179 - 7.04 "Disappearing Act" September 11, 1996
180 - 7.05 "Pledging My Love" September 18, 1996
181 - 7.06 "Housewarming" September 25, 1996
182 - 7.07 "Fearless" October 30, 1996
183 - 7.08 "The Things We Do for Love" November 6, 1996
184 - 7.09 "Loser Takes All" November 13, 1996
185 - 7.10 "Lost in Las Vegas" November 20, 1996
186 - 7.11 "If I Had a Hammer" November 27, 1996
187 - 7.12 "Judgement Day" December 11, 1996
188 - 7.13 "Gift Wrapped" December 18, 1996
189 - 7.14 "Jobbed" January 8, 1997
190 - 7.15 "Phantom of C.U." January 15, 1997
191 - 7.16 "Unnecessary Roughness" January 22, 1997
192 - 7.17 "Face-Off" January 29, 1997
193 - 7.18 "We Interrupt This Program" February 5, 1997
194 - 7.19 "My Funny Valentine" February 12, 1997
195 - 7.20 "With This Ring" February 19, 1997
196 - 7.21 "Straight Shooter" February 26, 1997
197 - 7.22 "A Ripe Young Age" March 5, 1997
198 - 7.23 "Storm Warning" March 19, 1997
199 - 7.24 "Spring Breakdown" April 2, 1997
200 - 7.25 "Heaven Sent" April 9, 1997
201 - 7.26 "The Long Goodbye" April 16, 1997
202 - 7.27 "I Only Have Eyes for You" April 23, 1997
203 - 7.28 "All That Jazz" April 30, 1997
204 - 7.29 "Mother's Day" May 7, 1997
205 - 7.30 "Senior Week" May 14, 1997
206 - 7.31 "Graduation Day: Part 1" May 21, 1997
207 - 7.32 "Graduation Day: Part 2" May 21, 1997 This is Clare Arnold's last episode.

Season 8Edit

Main article: Season 8
# Title Airdate Notes
208 - 8.01 "Aloha Beverly Hills: Part 1" September 10, 1997 This is Carly Reynolds's first episode.
209 - 8.02 "Aloha Beverly Hills: Part 2" September 10, 1997 This is Noah Hunter's first episode.
210 - 8.03 "Forgive and Forget" September 17, 1997
211 - 8.04 "The Way We Weren't" September 24, 1997
212 - 8.05 "Coming Home" October 1, 1997
213 - 8.06 "The Right Thing" October 15, 1997
214 - 8.07 "Pride and Prejudice" October 22, 1997
215 - 8.08 "Toil and Trouble" October 8, 1997
216 - 8.09 "Friends, Lovers and Children" November 5, 1997
217 - 8.10 "Child of the Night" November 12, 1997
218 - 8.11 "Deadline" November 19, 1997
219 - 8.12 "Friends In Deed" December 3, 1997
220 - 8.13 "Comic Relief" December 10, 1997
221 - 8.14 "Santa Knows" December 17, 1997
222 - 8.15 "Ready or Not" January 7, 1998 This is Janet Sosna's first episode.
223 - 8.16 "Illegal Tender" January 14, 1998
224 - 8.17 "The Elephant's Father" January 21, 1998 This is Carly Reynolds's last episode.
225 - 8.18 "Rebound" January 28, 1998
226 - 8.19 "Crimes and Misdemeanors" February 4, 1998
227 - 8.20 "Cupid's Arrow" February 11, 1998
228 - 8.21 "The Girl Who Cried Wolf" February 25, 1998
229 - 8.22 "Law and Disorder" March 4, 1998
230 - 8.23 "Making Amends" March 11, 1998
231 - 8.24 "The Nature of Nurture" March 18, 1998
232 - 8.25 "Aunt Bea's Pickles" 25 March 1998
233 - 8.26 "All That Glitters" April 1, 1998
234 - 8.27 "Reunion" April 15, 1998
235 - 8.28 "Skin Deep" April 22, 1998
236 - 8.29 "Ricochet" May 6, 1998
237 - 8.30 "The Fundamental Things Apply" May 13, 1998
238 - 8.31 "The Wedding: Part 1" May 20, 1998
239 - 8.32 "The Wedding: Part 2" May 20, 1998

Season 9Edit

Main article: Season 9
# Title Airdate Notes
240 - 9.01 "The Morning After" September 16, 1998 This is Janet Sosna's first episode as a regular character.
241 - 9.02 "Budget Cuts" September 23, 1998
242 - 9.03 "Dealer's Choice" September 30, 1998
243 - 9.04 "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" October 28, 1998 This is Matt Durning's first episode.
244 - 9.05 "Brandon Leaves" November 4, 1998 This is Brandon Walsh's last episode.
245 - 9.06 "Confession" November 11, 1998
246 - 9.07 "You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello" November 18, 1998 This is Valerie Malone's last episode. This is Gina Kincaid's first episode. Dylan McKay returns in this episode.
247 - 9.08 "I'm Back Because" December 2, 1998
248 - 9.09 "The Following Options" December 9, 1998
249 - 9.10 "Marathon Man" December 16, 1998
250 - 9.11 "How to Be the Jerk Women Love" January 13, 1999
251 - 9.12 "Trials and Tribulations" January 20, 1999
252 - 9.13 "Withdrawal" January 27, 1999
253 - 9.14 "I'm Married" February 3, 1999
254 - 9.15 "Beheading St. Valentine" February 10, 1999
255 - 9.16 "Survival Skills" February 17, 1999
256 - 9.17 "Slipping Away" March 3, 1999
257 - 9.18 "Bobbi Dearest" March 10, 1999
258 - 9.19 "The Leprechaun" March 17, 1999
259 - 9.20 "Fortune Cookie" April 7, 1999
260 - 9.21 "I Wanna Reach Out and Grab Ya" April 14, 1999
261 - 9.22 "Local Hero" April 21, 1999
262 - 9.23 "The End Of The World As We Know It" April 28, 1999
263 - 9.24 "Dog's Best Friend" May 5, 1999
264 - 9.25 "Agony" May 12, 1999
265 - 9.26 "That's The Guy" May 19, 1999

Season 10Edit

Main page: Season 10
# Title Airdate Notes
266 - 10.01 "The Phantom Menace" September 8, 1999
267 - 10.02 "Let's Eat Cake" September 15, 1999
268 - 10.03 "You Better Work" September 22, 1999
269 - 10.04 "A Fine Mess" September 29, 1999
270 - 10.05 "The Loo-Ouch" October 20, 1999
271 - 10.06 "80s Night" October 27, 1999
272 - 10.07 "Laying Pipe" November 3, 1999
273 - 10.08 "Baby, You Can Drive My Car" November 10, 1999
274 - 10.09 "Family Tree" November 17, 1999
275 - 10.10 "What's In A Name" November 17, 1999
276 - 10.11 "Sibling Revelry" December 15, 1999
277 - 10.12 "Nine Yolks Whipped Lightly" December 22, 1999
278 - 10.13 "Tainted Love" January 12, 2000
279 - 10.14 "I'm Using You 'Cause I Like You" January 19, 2000
280 - 10.15 "Fertile Ground" January 26, 2000
281 - 10.16 "The Final Proof" February 9, 2000
282 - 10.17 "Doc Martin" February 16, 2000 This is Gina's last episode
283 - 10.18 "Eddie Waitkus" March 1, 2000
284 - 10.19 "I Will Be Your Father Figure" March 8, 2000
285 - 10.20 "Ever Heard the One About the Exploding Father?" March 15, 2000
286 - 10.21 "Spring Fever" March 22, 2000
287 - 10.22 "The Easter Bunny" April 5, 2000
288 - 10.23 "And Don't Forget to Give Me Back My Black T-Shirt" April 19, 2000
289 - 10.24 "Love Is Blind" April 26, 2000
290 - 10.25 "I'm Happy for You...Really" May 10, 2000
291 - 10.26 "The Penultimate" May 17, 2000
292 - 10.27 "Ode to Joy" May 17, 2000
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