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The Things We Do For Love is the 8th episode of Season 7 of Beverly Hills, 90210.


David's giant windfall causes a rift with his father (Matthew Laurance); Kelly extends an olive branch to Valerie after learning of her condition; Steve rashly challenges Clare's new beau to a crew race; Tracy makes an overture to Brandon; Cliff (Greg Vaughn) reveals his future plans to Donna.


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
Kathleen Robertson as Clare Arnold
Special Guest Stars
Joseph Gian as Kenny Bannerman
Jill Novick as Tracy Gaylian
Dalton James as Mark Reese
Recurring cast
Matthew Laurance as Mel Silver
Dan Gauthier as Dick Harrison
Greg Vaughan as Cliff Yeager
Guest starring
Erica Yohn as Adele Silver
Amy Ryder as Linda Barnes
David Ruprecht as George
Rugg Williams as Floor Director
Kristin Banta as Student
Matt Boatright-Simon as Paul
Susan Mundell as Waitress
Seth Peterson as Male Student #1
Matt Reid Smith as Male Student #2


Steve, we are talking major life crisis here. Nobody should have to go through this alone — not even Valerie
You need a friend right now — even if it's me
—Kelly to Valerie


  • Brandon agrees to become an on-air anchor with Tracy
    • Tracy wants to take their relationship further, but Brandon doesn't want anything serious
  • Brandon does his first broadcast in boxers to embarrass himself to make Tracy feel better
  • David and Mel each inherit $250,000 from Henry Silver. David also inherits his grandfather's 1961 Thunderbird
  • Kelly reveals to Valerie that Kenny hit on her when she babysat his kids
  • David does not cope with his grandfather's death and is drinking