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Season 6 of American television series Beverly Hills, 90210 aired on FOX television network.

Overview Edit

The gang is starting their junior year at California University, and Kelly has returned with new boyfriend Colin Robins after deciding to choose neither Brandon nor Dylan in the season 5 finale. Valerie remains somewhat estranged from the rest of the gang, and Donna and Ray are still together despite their previous troubles. As he was at the end of last season, Dylan is fixated on finding his father’s murderer,  and David is dealing with his mother’s mental health issues.

The ensemble drama about young adults growing up in Beverly Hills is a blend of romantic drama and subject matter that crosses all cultural boundaries. The storyline has followed the Walsh family as they moved from a middle-class Midwestern neighborhood to wealthy and glamorous Beverly Hills, maturing from high school to college students, facing new challenges as they continue to grow and discover more about themselves and their personal ambitions. As their worlds evolve, old friendships will be tested as new relationships develop, but no matter how complicated their worlds become, they will always share in their strengths and experiences.

StarringEdit

Jason Priestley as Brandon Walsh
Jennie Garth as Kelly Taylor
Ian Ziering as Steve Sanders
Luke Perry as Dylan McKay (10 episodes)
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
Jamie Walters as Ray Pruit (14 episodes)

Special Guest Stars

Gabrielle Carteris as Andrea Zuckerman (2 episodes)
Carol Potter as Cindy Walsh ("Angels We Have Heard On High")
James Eckhouse as Jim Walsh
Jason Wiles as Colin Robbins (32 episodes)
Emma Caulfield as Susan Keats (30 episodes)
Stanley Kamel as Anthony Marchette (8 episodes)
Dave Koz as Himself ("Buffalo Gals")
Steve Young as Himself ("Breast Side Up")
The Corrs as Themselves
Sam Rubin as Himself
Roger Corman as Himself
Charles Conrad as Himself

Recurring cast

Cameron Bancroft as Joe Bradley (23 episodes)
Rebecca Gayheart as Antonia Marchette (8 episodes)

FAMILY

Michael Durrell as John Martin (7 episodes)
Ann Gillespie as Jackie Taylor (6 episodes)
Katherine Cannon as Felice Martin (5 episodes)
Jed Allan as Rush Sanders (3 episodes)
Caroline Lagerfelt as Sheila Silver (3 episodes)
Matthew Laurance as Mel Silver (2 episodes)
John Reilly as Bill Taylor ("Fade In, Fade Out")
Christine Belford as Samantha Sanders ("You Say It's Your Birthday: Part 1")

Guest starring

Paige Moss as Tara Marks (7 episodes)
Carl T. Evans as Jonathan Casten (5 episodes)
Tembi Locke as Lisa Dixon (5 episodes)
Julie Parrish as Joan Diamond (4 episodes)
Ryan Brown as Morton Muntz (4 episodes)
Elisa Donovan as Ginger LaMonica (4 episodes)
Randy Spelling as Ryan Sanders (3 episodes)
Travis Wester as Austin Sanders (3 episodes)
Nicholas Pryor as Chancellor Arnold (3 episodes)
Mary Crosby as Claudia Van Eyck (3 episodes)
John Walcutt as Bruce Paxton (3 episodes)
Ken Lerner as Jerry Korman (3 episodes)
Gordon Currie as Danny Five (3 episodes)
Wings Hauser as J. Jay Jones (2 episodes)
Paul Collins as John Bardwell (2 episodes)
Marcus Smythe as Scott Coveny (2 episodes)
Elaine Joyce as Candace Marlowe (2 episodes)
Doren Fein as Jessica Korman (2 episodes)
Leilani Jones as District Attorney (2 episodes)
Denise Dowse as Yvonne Teasley ("You Say It's Your Birthday: Part 1")
Brooke Theiss as Leslie Sumner ("Everything's Coming Up Roses")
Lionel Mark Smith as Ben Harris ("Home Is Where The Tart Is")
Marc McClure as Professor ("Must Be A Guy Thing")
Karen Hensel as Sheila Silver's Doctor ("Lover's Leap")
Nicholas Guest as Ivan Trotz ("Speechless")
Ginta Rae as Sister Alice ("Speechless")
Ray Boyle as Producer ("Speechless")
Mark Shera as Professor Hayward ("Violated")
Joan Pringle as Connie Shays ("Violated")
The Cramps as Themselves ("Gypsies, Cramps and Fleas")
Cynthia Szigeti as Madame Raven ("Gypsies, Cramps and Fleas")
Carol Barbee as Ellen Marks ("Earthquake Weather")
Christine Healy as Therapist ("Earthquake Weather")
David Cromwell as Elmo Pickering ("Breast Side Up")
Sheila Wills as Helen Kincaid ("Breast Side Up")
Leigh Steinberg as Leigh Steinberg ("Breast Side Up")
Charlotte Stewart as Mary Ellen Bradley ("Courting")
Alan Fudge as Judge Abner Stanton ("Courting")
William Forward as Tournament President ("Courting")
Lar Park-Lincoln as Tammy Kane ("Fortunate Son")
Drancy Jackson as Isaiah Holcomb ("Fortunate Son")
Juanita Jennings as Mrs. Holcomb ("Fortunate Son")
Billy Vera as Duke Weatherill ("Fortunate Son")
Lee Weaver as Stan ("Fortunate Son")
Steve Vinovich as Max Roman ("Snowbound")
Emily Cutler as Lou Nebitts ("Snowbound")
Monika Schnarre as Elle ("Nancy's Choice")
John Lafayette as Sterling Penn ("Nancy's Choice")
Margot Rose as Kelly's Student Advisor ("Nancy's Choice")
Barney McFadden as George ("Flying")

ProductionEdit

  • Joe E. Tata, Kathleen Robertson and Jamie Walters become regular cast members

Photos Edit

Season 6/Gallery

EpisodesEdit

ep # 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.
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