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Mr. Walsh Goes to Washington: Part 1 is the 31st episode of Season 4 of Beverly Hills, 90210.


Brenda gets a chance to study abroad; Clare surprises Brandon on his trip to Washington, D.C.; Dylan's ill-advised business decision angers Jim.


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
Noley Thornton as Erica McKay
Dina Meyer as Lucinda Nicholson
Mark Damon Espinoza as Jesse Vasquez
Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds as Himself
Recurring cast
Kathleen Robertson as Clare Arnold
Kerrie Keane as Suzanne Steele
David Hayward as Kevin Weaver
Jennifer Grant as Celeste Lundy
Cress Williams as D'Shawn Hardell
Nicholas Pryor as Chancelor Arnold
Robert Leeshock as Keith Christopher
Paul Johansson as John Sears
Guest starring
Kari Wuhrer as Ariel Hunter
Jason Carter as Roy Randolph
William S. Taylor as Willis Trimble
Ryan Brown as Morton Muntz
Nancy Stephens as Helen
Esther Scott as Connie
Cliff Dorfman as Photographer
Tom Biehn as Bill Clinton
Bruce Economou as Kip Harriman
Keythe Farley as Jules
Tommy Townsend as Governor Blanchard
Jay Miao as Student
Glenn Robinson as Waiter
Philip Wayland as Desk Clerk


I don't know how I'm gonna break it to 'em I really have no interest in professional politics
—Brandon to Brenda, about their parents
BrandonYou know for a sister you're not half bad
BrenWell, don't you ever forget it
I don't think it was meant to last
—Kelly to Andrea, about Dylan
To be crazy about Brandon Walsh is not to be nuts
—Andrea to Kelly


  • Hannah Rose Zuckerman-Vasquez is born
  • Andrea got a 1500 on her SATs
  • Clare and Brandon make out and plan to have sex, but are halted by Lucinda


  • Mr. Smith Goes To Washington is a 1939 film directed by Frank Capra about a man who fills a vacancy in the U.S. Senate.


  • Brenda and Brandon share their last scene of this series in this episode