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This episode depicts homophobia.

The Nature of Nurture is the 24th episode of Season 8 of Beverly Hills, 90210.


Kelly objects when the abandoned baby is placed with a gay couple; Steve and Brandon split on running cigarette ads; Noah finances Donna's marketing of her own line of designs; Valerie's mother visits; and Kelly's father is freed.


Jason Priestley as Brandon Walsh
Jennie Garth as Kelly Taylor
Ian Ziering as Steve Sanders
Brian Austin Green as David Silver
Tori Spelling as Donna Martin
Tiffani Thiessen as Valerie Malone
Joe E. Tata as Nat Bussichio
Vincent Young as Noah Hunter

Recurring cast

Lindsay Price as Janet Sosna
Nicole Forester as Jill Reiter

Guest starring

Michelle Phillips as Abby Malone
John Reilly as Bill Taylor
Jessica Alba as Leanne
Wendy Schenker as Leanne's Mother
Nancy Moonves as Pam Ahern
Ben Lemon as Kyle Vosler
Geoffrey Lower as Gene
David Glen Eisley as Woody Sloan
Lisa Deanne Young as Sally Licht
Chris Ufland as Dean Shaver


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