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This episode depicts domestic abuse.

What a senior year, huh? Scorned by our lovers, abandoned by our best friends, it's a regular Elizabethan tragedy around this place
—Twin talk

Wild Horses is the 14th episode of Season 3 of Beverly Hills, 90210.


Nikki's ex is trouble for Brandon - and Nikki; Donna demands peace between Brenda and Kelly; Dylan finds sanctuary with an older woman, who thinks money can buy everything.


Nikki's ex (David Arquette) causes trouble for Brandon; Dylan finds an older woman (Alice Krige); Steve learns money doesn't buy everything. Dylan hasn't talked to his friends in three days, It is shown that he is near a ranch where an older woman gives him a horse ride to a phone. David has a showcase tonight, howeve Steve did not book it until day of without telling anyone. So David fires him since his set wasn't good. Nikki's exboyfriend is at the showcase, and invites her to hang out with him but she says no due to the fact that "It's a school night" Nikki and Brandon get into a fight because she would rather spend time with Diseal and his band instead of at the Peach Pit.

Nikki doesn't come home, she calls her Aunt and told her that she was spending the night with Donna. Nikki attempts to apologize to Brandon and explains that she partied too hard and had a couple of shots of tequila and passed out on the bathroom floor. The older woman offers to let Dylan work at the ranch for as long as he wants and told him there would be no strings for either of them. Diseal shows up at West Beverly and tells Nikki she should go with him to a party. At first she says she would go after school but then Brandon asks if she was okay and she told him she can handle it. She ends up getting in the car and accuses Diseal of drinking all morning, and they drive away. Steve asks Herbert to take the wrap for him for the computer hacking. And Herbert becomes upset. Anne sells Shadowcaster for 1.3 million.Donna gets upset about Brenda and Kelly's arguement and snaps on them.

Brandon finds out that Diseal is abusive to women. Diseal brings a girl back to wear he was staying, Nikki gets upset and says she is leaving, he slaps her. Brandon comes to rescue her, she tells him to take her home and Diseal gets mad and says Nikki is jailbait "Do you ever slap any guys or is beating young girls more your style" says Brandon. They get into a fight, but only Brandon actually lands a hit. Nikki reveals that she actually left San Fransico because of Diseal. and that Brandon was the best relationship shes been in. Kelly shows up at the Walsh house to talk to Brenda while Brenda was going to ask David to leave Kelly a message. The two apologize. Dylan decides to leave because he doesn't wanna be just like Anne. Steve messagers David's demo and gives David a list of the managers that he sent the demo to. He also admits to Brandon that he has a legacy key. He also tells Ms. Tessly and she tells him that he must tell who his accomplise was or he will be expelled. He told her it was a solo operation. And she says "You are no longer a student at West Beverly."


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
Special Guest Star
Alice Krige as Anne Berrisford
Recurring cast
Dana Barron as Nikki Witt
Denise Dowse as Mrs. Teasley
Guest starring
David Arquette as Dennis 'Diesel' Stone
Cory Tyler as Herbert Little
Jeff Doucette as Hutchins
Rob Nilsson as Lowell
Martin Davidson as Keenan
Thompson Hunt as Blade
Wendi Westbrook as Emcee


Kel, you know I love you like a sister. But I also love my sister like a sister
—Brandon on the feud
If the two of you don't stop fighting you are gonna lose something that's a whole lot more important than some guy who walked out on everybody
—Donna to Kelly and Brenda


  • Andrea returns to school
  • David plays a showcase
  • Brenda, Brandon and Kelly are all worried about Dylan
  • Dylan leaves behind Brenda & Kelly, and has a fling with an older woman
  • Brenda and Kelly make up
  • Steve apologises to everyone:
    • To David, by sending out his demos to talent managers and telling him he deserves the best management
    • To Kelly, for talking about them having sex (which is what led to their break-up)
    • To Brandon, for lying about the legacy key
    • To Andrea, for lying to her
  • Steve gets expelled
  • Dylan’s storyline was added as promotion to get the 90210 audience to go see Luke Perry's cowboy film, 8 Seconds (1994)[1]


the right kind of love | JEREMY JORDAN
brandon, nikki, steve, kelly and donna try to cheer david up after his set
different eyes | TREASON
'diesel' stone's band waste management plays
i just wanna be your friend | PUCK AND NATTY
david plays the song at school



Notes and references[]

  1. 9021OMG Podcast (May 2022)