Crunch Time is the 16th episode of Season 4 on FOX teen soap Beverly Hills, 90210.


Finals are in the air and everyone's study crazed. Steve returns from Palm Springs nervous about his future at KEG house, Brandon has to tutor D'Shawn on top of his own studies and Andrea's love life is distracting her. Meanwhile, Dylan spends time with his new family and Donna tries to make amends with an uninterested David, who accepts a dangerous offer to make finals easier.


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
James Eckhouse as Jim Walsh

Recurring cast

Ann Gillespie as Jackie Taylor
Scott Paulin as Corey Randall
Cress Williams as D'Shawn Hardell
Mark Damon Espinoza as Jesse Vasquez
Kerrie Keane as Suzanne Steele
Noley Thornton as Erica McKay

Guest starring

Paul Johansson as John Sears
Brandon Douglas as Mike Ryan
Zachary Throne as Howard
Todd Bryant as Artie Devers
Robert Leeshock as Keith Christopher
Kathy Evison as Kathy Fisher

Quotes Edit

SteveHey. Maybe I can move into Silver's room – if you'd have me?
KellyWell, I've already had you
―Dirty exes

Trivia Edit

  • Steve went to Palm Springs for the winter break
  • Brenda's taking Statistics, Romantic Poetry, Theater History and English Literature
  • Andrea's dorm gets a new resident advisor, as Dan has requested a transfer
  • Steve has dinner with Kelly and Donna and gets support from Kelly about KEG
  • John Sears is expelled from the fraternity

Music Edit

when the saints go marching in | FOLK SONG
Erica plays her new keyboard
swanee river | STEPHEN FOSTER
Erica plays her new keyboard
camptown races | STEPHEN FOSTER
Erica plays the keyboard while Dylan, Brenda and Kelly sing
can we talk | TEVIN CAMPBELL
pressure drop | TOOTS & THE MAYTALS