Grandma says I shouldn't be afraid to change my mind. To me, those are words to live by
—Brenda, to her family
The Little Fish is the 3rd episode of Season 4 of Beverly Hills, 90210.


The frenzy of college registration is too much for Dylan, who finds a compatriot; and Andrea, David and Donna 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.


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

Recurring cast

Joe E. Tata as Nat Bussichio
Matthew Porretta as Dan Rubin[1]

Guest starring

Joshua Beckett as Josh Richland[1]
Zachary Throne as Howard
Paul Collins as John Bardwell
Patrick Fabian as Charlie Dixon

Trivia Edit

  • Dylan wants to get back together with Brenda, but she wants them to stay friends
  • Andrea drops The Condor and switches her major from journalism to pre-med
  • From talking to Kelly, Brenda finds out that Kelly and Dylan are not broken up after all
  • Donna compares David to gorgonzola


  • Due to the cast's lack of diversity, the students at Occidental College, the location of California University, were angry that the show was allowed to film there. Ian Ziering and showrunner Charles Rosin screened this episode the night before it aired and answered the student body's angry questions about the show.[2]

Music Edit

feel like a number | BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND
Freshman registration
earth angel | THE PENGUINS
brenda and dylan at the peach pit

Photos Edit

Media Edit

Notes and references Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 First appearances of Dan Rubin and Josh Richland
  2. The Blaze with Kat & Lizzie! Chuck's Corner Bonus Minisode
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