Disappearing Act is the 4th episode of Season 7 on FOX drama soap Beverly Hills, 90210.


When David decides to quit school he not only has to deal with his father's disapproval but also his friends. Brandon and Mark audition anchors for their news show, Kelly learns an important lesson about AIDS, and Valerie forces Kenny to choose between her and his wife.


Jason Priestley as Brandon Walsh
Jennie Garth as Kelly Taylor
Ian Ziering as Steve Sanders
Brian Austin Green as David Silver
Tori Spelling as Donna Martin
Tiffani Thiessen as Valerie Malone
Joe E. Tata as Nat Bussichio
Kathleen Robertson as Clare Arnold

Special Guest Stars

Joseph Gian as Kenny Bannerman
Dalton James as Mark Reese

Recurring cast

Jill Novick as Tracy Gaylian
Matthew Laurance as Mel Silver

Guest starring

Michael Stoyanov as Jimmy Gold
Michael Kearns as Hal


  • First appearance of Tracy Gaylian
  • Mel withdraws David's financial support after learning from Donna that he's dropped out of college to concentrate on his film making career.