Alone at the Top is the 22nd episode of Season 5 on FOX teen soap Beverly Hills, 90210.


An unseen psycho, who may be the creepy grad student Lenny, creates a crime wave on the CU campus which includes the rape of a female student, which worries everyone. Meanwhile, Ray decides to leave town after Valerie buys the Peach Pit After Dark from Steve's father for her own use. Peter temps Andrea to stay out late at the hospital with him, so she gives in to his requests to sleep with him. Also, Dylan is tempted by Valerie to fall off the wagon again. Seeking answers to his path in life, Dylan tracks down and finds his rehab friend Charlie Rollins, a motel owner, where Charlie tells him his idea of writing a movie screenplay to make money and asks Dylan for a little help.


Jason Priestley as Brandon 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
Mark Damon Espinoza as Jesse Vasquez
Tiffani Thiessen as Valerie Malone
Carol Potter as Cindy Walsh
James Eckhouse as Jim Walsh

Recurring cast

Joe E. Tata as Nat Bussichio
Kathleen Robertson as Clare Arnold
Jamie Walters as Ray Pruit
Jed Allan as Rush Sanders
James C. Victor as Peter Tucker

Guest starring

Caroline McWilliams as LuAnn Pruit
Jeffrey King as Charlie Rollins
Tracy Fraim as Lenny Zeminski
David Bowe as Garrett Slan/Warren
Miranda Viscoli as Amy
Adrienne Hampton as Wendy


  • Andrea starts sleeping with Peter
  • Valerie buys the Peach Pit After Dark from Rush
  • Ray leaves Beverly Hills.