Dylan – Something happened – I fell in love with you... And I stopped being a loner
Brenda – Dylan, I think that's wonderful
Dylan – I think it's terrible: The only person in this world that I have to depend on is me, and I always have to remember it?
—Breaking up
Beach Blanket Brandon is the premiere of Season 2 on FOX teen soap Beverly Hills, 90210.


After a home pregnancy test is inconclusive, Dylan and Kelly accompany Brenda to the gynecologist and her pregnancy scare turns out to be a false alarm, but Brenda is badly shaken by the experience. Cindy and Jim confront her after finding the pregnancy test box in the trash. Brenda breaks it off with Dylan because she is overwhelmed by the issues that their relationship has forced her to confront.

Hoping to earn extra cash during the Peach Pit's summer lull, Brandon tries out for lifeguard at the Beverly Hills Beach Club. He fails, but is offered a cabana boy position. He feels guilty when he must quit the Peach Pit without leaving notice. Brenda, Donna, Andrea and David enroll in a summer school acting class tought by Chris Suiter.


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

Douglas Emerson as Scott Scanlon
Joe E. Tata as Nat Bussichio
James Pickens Jr. as Henry Thomas

Guest starring

Michael St. Gerard as Chris Suiter


Stephen Mendel as Dr. Strathmore


Man, the guy's your friend, you gotta show him some respect
—Dylan to Brandon about Nat


  • First appearances of Henry Thomas and Chris Suiter.
  • Brenda breaks up with Dylan
  • This is the first time Donna and Brenda are seen doing something together without Kelly; Donna and Andrea as well. Andrea and Brenda previously worked on the Rap Line together.
  • Kelly asks Steve if he's seen Dylan and if he knows if Dylan's alright


rockin' robin | BOBBY DAY
tell it like it is | AARON NEVILLE
wake up little susie | THE EVERLY BROTHERS
losing my religion | R.E.M.
Brenda breaks up with Dylan