- I just started college, I don't feel like I have a lot of choice
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.
- 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 Greco as Joey Bussichio
- William S. Taylor as Dean Trimble
- Don Stark as Psychologist
- Yuri Ogawa as Dottie
- Michael Patrick Hogan as Jackson
- Well, don't look for a rational explanation. The world just loves Brandon
- —Donna to Steve
- Your mother? Since when is she the Queen of calm? She makes coffee nervous
- —Kelly to Donna on yoga
- You wanna know what it is, I'll tell you what it is: Nat is the only person I know that has never disappointed me
- —Brandon to his father
- Brandon gets selected the student representative of the Higher Education Taskforce, which is going to present its findings at the White House.
- Brandon decides to run The Pit while going to school. Brenda calls the gang and get them to show up and help him.
- Kelly tells Andrea she's there for whatever Andrea needs, including money
- Andrea tells Brandon she's pregnant and he is really sweet to her.
- Steve refers to himself as the 'Aladdin of the airwaves'
- Nat's older cousin Joey Bussichio owns 50% of the Peach Pit
- David tells Donna about the drugs, apologises for being a jerk and asks if they can reconcile. They later share a kiss, but don't get back together
- Jesse gets a clerkship in San Francisco with the Federal Court of Appeals
- then came you | THE SPINNERS
- the walshes and friends celebrate brandon at the pit
- this old heart of mine | THE ISLEY BROTHERS
- dylan brings suzanne to the pit
- everything louder than everything else | MEAT LOAF
- david talks to jackson at KXCU
- let's hang on | FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS
- brenda brings the gang to help out brandon at the pit