SteveShe's in love with you, man, she'll do anything you ask her to do
BrandonExcept compromise the identity of a news source
―Guys being sexist and talking dung about Andrea
A Competitive Edge is the 20th episode of Season 2 on FOX teen soap Beverly Hills, 90210.


Brandon goes undercover for the Blaze to try and expose steroid use within the school's track team, and finds that Steve is involved after teammate Kyle tips Brandon about it. Brandon is then caught in a dilemma of how to expose the drug use without hurting Steve along with everyone else. Meanwhile, Brenda gets into a minor car accident with a con artist woman who's out for money.


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

Recurring cast

David Lascher as Kyle Conners
Michael Cudlitz as Tony Miller

Guest starring

Jim Pirri as Burke Cahill
Scott Jaeck as Mr. Chapman
Marilyn Rockafellow as Rosemary Winters
Kevin Hunter as Will Perry

Trivia Edit

  • The West Beverly jocks give Brandon a wedgie for slamming them in his reviews for the Blaze
  • Burke, Tony, Kyle and Steve all take steroids
  • A lot of steroid secret keeping as a metaphor for Kyle being in the closet
  • Brenda drives Dylan's porsche. And gets to start sharing Brandon's car