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I can't just kiss a guy I've had a major crush on my whole life and pretend that it doesn't mean anything
—Kelly to Dylan

Shooting Star/American in Paris is the 5th episode of Season 3 of Beverly Hills, 90210.


Brenda feigns being French while falling for an American (Dean Cain) in Paris. Meanwhile, Brandon falls for a hard-luck story.


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
and James Eckhouse as Jim Walsh
Guest starring
Alexandra Wilson as Brooke Alexander
Dean Cain as Rick[1]
James Pickens Jr. as Henry Thomas
David Sherrill as Jack Canner
Krista Errickson as Maggie
Darrell Thomas Utley as Cameron Shaw
Melissa Young as Lynnette
Gladys Holland as Mme. DuBois
John Battle as Homeless Man
Randy Spelling as Kenny


  • Dylan cheats on Brenda with Kelly
  • Brenda cheats on Dylan with Rick
  • Brenda runs to meet Rick, who asked her to backpack with him, but misses him by a few seconds.


forbidden places | MEAT PUPPETS
kelly and dylan go on a water scooter
damn I wish I was your lover | SOPHIE B. HAWKINS
kelly and dylan in her cabana when david sees them/later dylan and kelly at the beach at night
funny how time slips away | WILLIE NELSON
the farewell party in Paris




Notes and references[]

  1. First appearance of Rick