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BEVERLY HILLS, 90210
EPISODE GUIDE


Season 1

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EPISODE AIRDATE WRITTEN BY # EP #

Class of Beverly Hills

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4 OCTOBER 1990 Darren Star 1 1
16-year-old fraternal twins Brandon and Brenda Walsh adjust to life at West Beverly Hills High after moving from Minneapolis. Brandon gains notoriety after his first date, and Brenda dates a lawyer after using an altered ID to get into a dance club

The Green Room

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11 OCTOBER 1990 David Stenn 2 2
The Walshes come to see that style is no substitute for substance as Brandon hits the beach with one new friend who may have both, and another who fears she has neither, while Brenda is left high and dry there by style-conscious Kelly

Every Dream Has Its Price (Tag)

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18 OCTOBER 1990 Amy Spies 3 3
Brenda's new friend has a problem, in which Brenda suddenly finds herself included. Meanwhile, Brandon gets a job, and Cindy gets a maid, against her wishes

The First Time

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25 OCTOBER 1990 Darren Star 4 4
Brandon gets a visit from his Minneapolis girlfriend, who brings pleasure one night but pain the next. Meanwhile, Brenda has an adventure in baby-sitting for a hunk teacher

One On One

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1 NOVEMBER 1990 Charles Rosin 5 5
Recruits from outside the school district may sink Brandon's shot at making the basketball team. Meanwhile, Brenda takes her third — or fourth — shot at driver's training

Higher Education

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15 NOVEMBER 1990 Jordan Budde 6 6
Cheating seems justified to Brandon when he feels victimized by a teacher's grading curve. Meanwhile, Brenda suffers from poor hair coloring.

Perfect Mom

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22 NOVEMBER 1990 Darren Star 7 7
Brenda envies Kelly's relationship with her hip-looking mom, until she sees another side at a public event, where Andrea blossoms.

The 17 Year Itch

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27 NOVEMBER 1990 Amy Spies 8 8
A reunion with the dashing photographer who introduced them in college illuminates some stress between Cindy and Jim, whose differences are reflected in their kids

The Gentle Art of Listening

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6 DECEMBER 1990 Charles Rosin 9 9
On a teen help line, untrained volunteer Brenda becomes the trusted contact for a date-rape victim. Meanwhile, Brandon falls for a worldly older woman.

Isn't It Romantic?

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3 JANUARY 1991 Karen Rosin 10 10
While Brandon is wary, Jim is definitely opposed to the growing attraction between Brenda and Dylan.

B.Y.O.B.

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10 JANUARY 1991 Jordan Budde 11 11
Brandon's first experience with tequila isn't as meaningful as his second, when he and Brenda host a party while their parents are away.

One Man and a Baby

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24 JANUARY 1991 Amy Spies 12 12
Brandon gets a taste of parenthood from his date - and her child. Brenda jumps at her radio contest prize - skydiving.

Slumber Party

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31 JANUARY 1991 Darren Star 13 13
Brenda invites Kelly, Donna and Andrea over for a "night of female bonding". Scott and David catch wind of the slumber party and try to join, while Brandon and Steve meet two girls at a club.

East Side Story

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14 FEBRUARY 1991 Charles Rosin 14 14
The Walshes agree to let Karla Montez, their maid's extremely intelligent niece, use their address to enroll at West Beverly. Brandon falls hard for her and doesn't understand why everyone seems opposed to their relationship. Jim and Cindy organize a soiree for his new client, a sportswear designer. Meanwhile, David tries to convince MC Hammer to perform at the school dance.

A Fling in Palm Springs

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21 FEBRUARY 1991 Jordan Budde 15 15
Plans for a Palm Springs weekend include time alone for Dylan and Brenda, but not time with David's grandparents, who turn out to be much cooler than David.

Fame Is Where You Find It

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28 FEBRUARY 1991 Karen Rosin & Charles Rosin 16 16
The right look at the right place at the right time gets Brandon a shot at TV stardom, while Brenda plays a role covering for Brandon at his restaurant job.

Stand (Up) and Deliver

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7 MARCH 1991 Amy Spies 17 17
Kelly and Andrea take different tacks helping Brandon run for class president, while Brenda seeks to run her own ship-out of school and away from home.

It's Only a Test

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28 MARCH 1991 Darren Star 18 18
Worries about SATs take a back seat when Brenda finds a lump in her breast, a fear heightened by her family's medical history

April Is The Cruelest Month

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11 APRIL 1991 Steve Wasserman 19 19
Brandon suspects that the driving force behind the school's tennis star may drive the boy to drastic action — with a gun. Meanwhile, SAT scores have Donna suspecting a bleak future

Spring Training

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25 APRIL 1991 Charles Rosin 20 20
Spoiled kids with smart mouths — and meddling parents with designer snacks — spoil Brandon's enthusiasm for coaching baseball; an ailing Jim howls at Brenda's request to keep a stray dog

Spring Dance

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2 MAY 1991 Darren Star 21 21
It's the big spring dance, and the chance of romance is good for Dylan and Brenda, possible for Kelly and Brandon and nil for Steve, who carries a torch that's about as cumbersome as his date's dress

Home Again

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9 MAY 1991 Amy Spies 22 22

The family's excitement over Jim's promotion is short-lived when he reveals it means moving back to Minnesota

Season 2

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Beach Blanket Brandon

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11 JULY 1991 Darren Star 23 1
School's out in the second-season opener, and for Brandon, it's the beginning of a new job. But it also could be the beginning of the end for Brenda and Dylan. Brenda suspects she may be pregnant, and the results of a home pregnancy test are inconclusive. So she visits a gynaecologist - whose good news fails to cheer her up. Being sexually active, she finds, is not all to her liking.

The Party Fish

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18 JULY 1991 Charles Rosin 24 2
At work, Brandon connects with an older co-worker, and with a mover and shaker whose hard-to-refuse offer causes shakiness at home with his dad. Meanwhile at school, Brenda connects with her emotions.

Summer Storm

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25 JULY 1991 Steve Wasserman
& Jessica Klein
25 3
Cindy's mothering instinct upsets Jim and Brenda after she brings injured surfer Dylan to recuperate at the Walshes'. Meanwhile, Kelly's instincts are spiked by a handsome volleyball player.

Anaconda

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1 AUGUST 1991 Jonathan Roberts 26 4
Brenda burns naturally, but Brandon and friends are in hot water when their after-hours poker game at the beach club is followed by a burglary.

Play It Again, David

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8 AUGUST 1991 Sherri Ziff 27 5
Acting as a "big brother," Brandon is asked to keep a secret that needs telling; and Kelly fears a familial connection to David when their parents start dating.

Pass, Not Pass

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15 AUGUST 1991 Allison Adler 28 6
Andrea finds more drama when the student-teacher relationship goes outside the classroom; Brandon finds the fruit of his summer labor is sour - as in lemon.

Camping Trip

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29 AUGUST 1991 Karen Rosin 29 7
Rain on the kids' Yosemite parade strands the gang of seven next to newlyweds who teach — and learn — some things about love, marriage, divorce and communication.

Wildfire

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12 SEPTEMBER 1991 Steve Wasserman
& Jessica Klein
30 8
Dating others no longer looks good to Brenda when Dylan dates the new girl in school, whose datebook also includes Brandon. Meanwhile, Scott and David find what a difference a summer makes.

Ashes To Ashes

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19 SEPTEMBER 1991 Charles Rosin
& Judi Ann Mason
31 9
A new black family in the neighbourhood includes a freshman photographer and his older sister, whose boyfriend is roughed up by a security patrol when he tries to visit.

Necessity Is a Mother

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26 SEPTEMBER 1991 Steve Wasserman
& Jessica Klein
32 10
Dylan says the full-time presence of his mother is driving him crazy, and although he doesn't say it's driving him to drink, soon he doesn't have to. Meanwhile, class success Donna plays the stock market for real.

Leading From The Heart

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10 OCTOBER 1991 Darren Star 33 11
A mutual attraction between Kelly and the Walshes' visiting cousin Bobby is complicated more by others' assumptions than by Bobby's wheelchair. Meanwhile, Brenda takes another driving test.

Down and Out of District in Beverly Hills

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17 OCTOBER 1991 Karen Rosin
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Brandon's good deed turns into a bad seed for Andrea, as it grows into the possibility of her expulsion from West Beverly. Meanwhile, Steve meets a girl looking for gold.

Halloween

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31 OCTOBER 1991 Jonathan Roberts 35 13
Brenda, Dylan, Steve, Donna and Kelly attend a Halloween party. David blows off the party to spend some time with his oldest friend, relieving their childhood Halloweens. Brandon stays home to hand out candy, when Emily shows up trick-or-treating with her niece and nephew

The Next Fifty Years

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7 NOVEMBER 1991 Karen Rosin
& Charles Rosin
36 14
Donna and David save a party from being a social disaster, but they're powerless against an accident that ends the party — and a life.

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14 NOVEMBER 1991 Allison Adler 37 15
Emily leads the gang to an underground club, where she leads Brandon against his will on a journey with financial and emotional costs.

My Desperate Valentine

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21 NOVEMBER 1991 Michael Swerdlick 38 16
Hard to do, but it must be done, so Brandon breaks up with Emily, who doesn't take it gracefully. Meanwhile, Brenda and Dylan declare a night be filled with music instead of making out.

Chuckie's Back

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12 DECEMBER 1991 Steve Wasserman
& Jessica Klein
39 17
Steve is bothered by the appearance of his old nemesis Chuck Wilson, the former child actor who starred in the TV series Hartley House with his mother, Samantha, who is asked to appear in a reunion TV show

A Walsh Family Christmas

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19 DECEMBER 1991 Darren Star 40 18
Steve arrives in New Mexico to begin his search for his long lost biological mother, while his adoptive mother, Samantha, worries at home. As does Kelly while the gang prepares for Christmas

Fire and Ice

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9 JANUARY 1992 Carl Sautter 41 19
Brandon becomes a pleasant distraction for a figure skater with Olympian goals; backstabbing is included in Brenda's tutoring in retail-sales skills

A Competitive Edge

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23 JANUARY 1992 Charles Rosin
& Jonathan Roberts
42 20
Brandon trades his reporter's pen for track shoes, until he smells a story he can't — and shouldn't — ignore. And Brenda's minor accident turns major when the woman she bumped claims whiplash.

Everybody's Talkin' 'Bout It

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6 FEBRUARY 1992 Karen Rosin
& Charles Rosin
43 21
The condom distribution program at school has many talking, some writing and one most adamant — until there's an unkind comment from an unlikely source.

And Baby Makes Five

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13 FEBRUARY 1992 Steve Wasserman
& Jessica Klein
44 22
Dylan keeps mum about Valentine plans for Brenda, but no one keeps quiet about Kelly's mom and David's dad, each the last to know what's going on with the other.

Cardio Funk

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27 FEBRUARY 1992 Steve Wasserman
& Jessica Klein
45 23
Separate admirers court attention from Brenda and Dylan, neither of whom is fully forthcoming with that news. And Jim gets hooked on Karaoke.

The Pit and the Pendulum

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19 MARCH 1992 Larry Barber
& Paul Barber
46 24
Brenda and Brandon take opposite sides after learning Jim's new client plans a multimillion-dollar development that would absorb the Peach Pit.

Meeting Mr. Pony

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2 APRIL 1992 Jonathan Roberts
& Maria Semple
47 25
Brenda projects control after facing an armed robber at the Pit, but there's a different woman beneath the surface.

Things To Do On A Rainy Day

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23 APRIL 1992 Jonathan Roberts
& Maria Semple
48 26
David is joined by Donna, Kelly and Brenda when he gets a lead on massive pop group Color Me Badd staying at the Bel Age, but while there Donna runs into someone unexpected. Meanwhile, the guys decide to hire a stripper to come to Casa Walsh for the rainy afternoon, but a surprise visit threatens to derail their lusty plans.

Mexican Standoff

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30 APRIL 1992 Steve Wasserman
& Jessica Klein
49 27
Brenda crosses the border with Dylan, against her folks' demands. Kelly finds Dylan's friend Jake eases her new-family fears.

Wedding Bell Blues

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7 MAY 1992 Darren Star 50 28
Conclusion. Mount Jimbo erupts, banning Dylan from the Walsh home, which is suddenly the site for the wedding of Mel and Jackie. Andrea nurses hurt feelings when her wedding invitation fails to arrive. Meanwhile, Kelly mourns the departure of Jake.

Season 3

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Misery Loves Company

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15 JULY 1992 Steve Wasserman
& Jessica Klein
51 1
Brenda defies her parents and continues to secretly see Dylan. Brandon returns to work for the summer at the Beverly Hills Beach Club to find that his parents are new members and Andrea now working there as the child-care supervisor. Also, Steve and Brandon bet on whether Steve can hold down a job at the Peach Pit for a single week.

The Twins, The Trustee And The Very Big Trip

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22 JULY 1992 Charles Rosin 52 2
Brenda and Dylan struggle with living together and the war with her parents. Steve and Brandon both make a date with the same girl — or so they think. And Kelly falls in love with her little sister, leaving Donna to go to Paris by herself.

Too Little, Too Late/Paris 75001

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29 JULY 1992 Maria Semple & Jonathan Roberts/
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53 3
Brenda and Donna adjust to living in Paris, but Brenda's french isn't as good as she thinks it is and the girls end up eating some questionable food at La Champagne. Andrea councils a def child, who has difficulty adjusting to summer camp. When her summer romance Jay (Peter Krause) invites Andrea to join him at the Republican National Convention, Brandon realises he's developing feelings for her.

Sex, Lies and Volleyball/Photo Fini

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5 AUGUST 1992 Chris Brancato & Kenneth Biller/
Karen Rosin
54 4
Brandon and Steve compete for the affections of a tough volleyball player named Brooke. Meanwhile, a new girl in town, named Nikki Witt, flirts with David. In Paris, a French photographer persuades Donna to start modelling for him, while Brenda tries to fit in with her Paris crowd and takes up smoking.

Shooting Star/American in Paris

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12 AUGUST 1992 Steve Wasserman & Jessica Klein/
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55 5
Brenda meets an American in Paris and wonders whether they were destined to meet. Brandon tries to help out a homeless veteran and introduces his new girlfriend, Brooke, to his parents. Steve likes David's music and offers to become his manager. Dylan invites Kelly to spend the night under the stars with him.

Castles In The Sand

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19 AUGUST 1992 Ann Donahue 56 6
Dylan and Kelly decide to keep their affair a secret when Brenda returns. Brandon discovers that Brooke is not the girl of his dreams after all and Steve finally lands a gig for David at the Beach Club

A Song of Myself

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9 SEPTEMBER 1992 Chris Brancato & Kenneth Biller 57 7
Brenda, Steve and Donna volunteer as senior buddies to the new freshmen; Brandon decides he's gonna have fun this year, but is suprised, along with Andrea, when their new Blaze faculty advisor has other plans. Meanwhile, Kelly finds herself wishing she could be with Brenda's boyfriend

The Back Story

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16 SEPTEMBER 1992 Karen Rosin 58 8
During SATs week, Brenda agrees to a teen interview, but her words are manipulated. Dylan visits his father in prison again who gives him some advice on his future. Steve is tempted when West Beverly alumnus, B.J. Harrison, offers him the master key to the school and Nikki turns her sights on Brandon.

Highwire

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1 OCTOBER 1992 Star Frohman 59 9
The gang has to start considering colleges and Andrea has trouble convincing herself to go for Yale. Brenda and Brandon have to decide which one of them gets to attend college out of state, while Dylan and Kelly are uninterested in college.

Home and Away

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7 OCTOBER 1992 Chip Johannessen 60 10
Brandon meets a gifted student from Shaw High School when gang violence threaten to stereotype the community. Brenda heads the dance committee for the Pig Skin Prom. Meanwhile, Kelly's father is in town and Donna's annoyed that David's got a groupie.

A Presumption of Innocence

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21 OCTOBER 1992 Karen Rosin 61 11
Andrea and Brenda try to get to the bottom of a sexual assault accusation against Gil Meyers brought forth by Sue's mother. Brandon reluctantly agrees to go out dancing with Nikki, despite not knowing how to dance. Also, Dylan develops a bad cough due to surfing in polluted water.

Destiny Rides Again

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4 NOVEMBER 1992 Steve Wasserman
& Jessica Klein
62 12
Andrea is the victim of a hit and run, but her friends support her. Brenda runs into Rick from Paris and goes on a date with him. Nikki invites Brandon, Donna and David to a AIDS awareness show hosted by Rosie O'Donnell.

Rebel With A Cause

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11 NOVEMBER 1992 Star Frohman 63 13
Steve stays close to the computer-tampering investigation; Brenda sees Dylan with Kelly. Cindy believes that Dottie, Jim's new secretary, has a crush on Jim, or even more. The board of education denies Dylan appeal in court due to the fact that they believe he cheated on his SAT. The Janitor requests over $100 from Steve to keep him quiet.

Wild Horses

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18 NOVEMBER 1992 Kenneth Biller 64 14
On the road, Dylan finds comfort with Anne, a wealthy heiress living at a remote ranch. Back in Beverly Hills, Donna tries to repair Brenda and Kelly's damaged friendship and Brandon learns first-hand about Nikki's abusive past when her musician ex-boyfriend, Diesel, shows up.

The Kindness of Strangers

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25 NOVEMBER 1992 Steve Wasserman
& Jessica Klein
65 15
Brandon meets the veteran from the Beach Club and invites him home for Thanksgiving. Dylan's father gets a holiday release and invites his girlfriend over, much to Dylan's chagrin. Meanwhile, Steve tries to work up the courage to tell his mother that he's been expelled.

It's A Totally Happening Life

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16 DECEMBER 1992 Karen Rosin & Charles Rosin 66 16
It's Christmas and everyone's miserable and fighting with each other. Guardian angel-in-training, Miriam, guides her boss, Clarence, in how the situation is about to get dangerous for the kids at West Beverly.

The Game Is Chicken

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3 JANUARY 1993 Chip Johannessen 67 17
Brenda and Kelly agree to have Cindy set them up on a blind double date with two guys from Princeton. Steve meets a drag-racer in detention, who may lead to finding the perp who hit Andrea.

Midlife... Now What?

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13 JANUARY 1992 Lana Freistat Melman 68 18
The four girls, along with Cindy and Jackie, go on a weekend spa retreat, where Brenda learns an uncomfortable secret. Brandon starts gambling directly with Nat's bookie, Duke. Dylan struggles to choose between Brenda and Kelly.

Back In The High Life Again

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27 JANUARY 1993 Steve Wasserman
& Jessica Klein
69 19
Jack McKay decides to throw a party at the Bel Age hotel to celebrate his release from prison. Dylan invites both Brenda and Kelly, and everyone, but later that evening makes a decision to be with just one. Mel and Jackie's marriage crumbles, leaving David afraid that he'll no longer see his baby sister. Meanwhile, Brandon's interest in gambling takes a dangerous turn.

Parental Guidance Recommended

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3 FEBRUARY 1993 Chip Johannessen 70 20
Brenda is devastated at the betrayal. Andrea attends a tea for future Yale students where she unexpectedly meets a familiar face – Jordan Bonner. Iris McKay visits Beverly Hills to protect Dylan from Jack's monetary interests and comforts Brenda. David is offered a record deal, with contingencies that could spell disaster in his personal life.

Dead End

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10 FEBRUARY 1993 Star Frohman 71 21
Brenda asks Donna to join her and Cindy in a self-defense class. Jordan asks Andrea out, prompting Brandon's jealousy. Dylan lives with his father and Christine at a yacht, but is unaware that the yacht is being watched. Brandon gambling gets out of hand and he fears for his safety.

The Child Is Father To The Man

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17 FEBRUARY 1993 Karen Rosin & Charles Rosin 72 22
Dylan is under siege by press following Jack's murder, but is invited to take refuge at the Walshes — by Brenda. Everyone rallies around Dylan, except for Kelly who is more focused on what she's doing wrong. David worries he won't make it to the wake.

Duke's Bad Boy

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3 MARCH 1993 Steve Wasserman
& Jessica Klein
73 23
Andrea and Dylan find they have a lot in common as she helps him deal with his father's death. Brandon starts losing it when he owes more than he has and fears for his safety. David's record deal goes south when his songs have been horribly mixed.

Perfectly Perfect

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24 MARCH 1993 Gillian Horvath 74 24
Steve talks Brandon into joining him for a TV dating game show entitled Love At First Sight. Donna plans a surprise 18th birthday party for Kelly, whose dieting is getting out of hand.

Senior Poll

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7 APRIL 1993 Chip Johannessen 75 25
Brenda mulls over whether she really will leave Beverly Hills and return to Minnesota for college. Andrea supports Dylan as he writes an editorial for the Blaze. Steve forgets he's dateless when he goes out with Brandon and his parents to a Lakers basketball game and is randomly chosen to win $10,000 for a half-court shot. Meanwhile, Kelly feels that no one sees beyond her exterior

She Came In Through The Bathroom Window

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21 APRIL 1993 Ken Stringer 76 26
Brenda, Andrea, Kelly, Donna and David go to Magic Mountain for Senior Ditch Day. Brandon has to work, while Dylan studies and a restless Steve tries to impress a tour guide, who is not who she seems to be.

A Night To Remember

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28 APRIL 1993 Jessica Klein 77 27
Brenda and Brandon feel listless as they are dateless for the Senior Prom, while Andrea is going with Jordan Bonner, Steve with Celeste Lundy and the other couples. Meanwhile, Donna is nervous about making it with David at the hotel where the Prom is held.

Something In The Air

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12 MAY 1993 Jessica Klein 78 28
Brandon leads other in taking a risk with some '60s-style activism after Donna is censured in a disciplinary hearing regarding her prom-night activity

Commencement: Part 1

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19 MAY 1993 Karen Rosin & Charles Rosin 79 29
With 24 hours until graduation, Andrea frets with Brandon over her coming valedictorian speech and her college choice of California University or Yale, as does Brenda with Minnesota. Meanwhile, Dylan gets a windfall when he inherits his trust fund worth $10 million, and a surprise visit from his mother Iris. On graduation day, David and Donna are the emcee's at the Senior Breakfast gathering

Commencement: Part 2

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19 MAY 1993 Charles Rosin 80 30
Graduation nears and everyone is hanging out, enjoying their last moments as seniors. Andrea is in a panic over her speech, but is supported by Brandon, who thinks she may have feelings for him. Dylan finds closure and inspiration for how to move forward after high school. Brenda decides on Minnesota, but doesn't tell anyone. Steve assembles the gang as they transform the familiar Hollywood sign into a memento.

Season 4

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So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Goodbye

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8 SEPTEMBER 1993 Charles Rosin 81 1
Kelly returns from Europe just in time to bid adieu to Brenda, whose Minnesota friends seem more interested in California than Brenda. Meanwhile, David seeks affordable housing; and Celeste is irked by Steve's attention to an old friend.

The Girl From New York City

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15 SEPTEMBER 1993 Steve Wasserman & Jessica Klein 82 2
Kelly gives Donna the details of her breakup with Dylan, who returns home; Jill tells Brandon her reason for wanting to take things slowly; Brenda finds that more than the weather is inclement in Minnesota.

The Little Fish

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22 SEPTEMBER 1993 Larry Mollin 83 3
The frenzy of college registration is too much for Dylan, who finds a compatriot; and David, Donna and Andrea try to continue their campus media activities. Meanwhile, Brandon ponders his place in college's "big pond," as Steve tries to sell him on frat life.

Greek To Me

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29 SEPTEMBER 1993 Chip Johannessen 84 4
Rush week bores Brenda; stereotypes Andrea; reunites Kelly with an old flame she can't stand; and exhausts Donna, whose radio show goes to the dogs.

Radio Daze

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6 OCTOBER 1993 Richard Gollance 85 5
Steve decides that Celeste is detrimental to his social life: Donna wants to dump her radio show to keep up in school; and Dylan doesn't deter Kelly's persistent admirer.

Strangers In The Night

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13 OCTOBER 1993 Jennifer Flackett 86 6
Andrea finds romance with Dan; Brenda enjoys a blind date arranged by her father; Dylan gets a new car — and the let's-see-other-people speech; David's roommates criticize his lax housekeeping.

Moving Targets

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20 OCTOBER 1993 Larry Mollin 87 7
Dylan's move to protect himself raises concern in Kelly; Andrea disdains the restriction on her relationship with Dan; Jim and Cindy do brunch with Brenda, Stuart and his parents.

Twenty Years Ago Today

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27 OCTOBER 1993 Jessica Klein 88 8
The 20th-anniversary party for Cindy and Jim includes a big announcement about another romance. Meanwhile, Brandon receives two warnings from Dylan, one regarding Brenda's boyfriend.

Otherwise Engaged

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3 NOVEMBER 1993 Jennifer Flackett 89 9
Legal matters intrude on Brenda's happiness, and on David and Kelly's relationship; Brandon learns something surprising about Lucinda; guilt finds Steve after he does a favor for a frat brother.

And Did It... My Way

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10 NOVEMBER 1993 Richard Gollance 90 10
Brenda and Stuart plan to circumvent his parents' plans to give them a big wedding with a trip to Las Vegas, where Brenda's frieds hope to bring her to her senses.

Take Back the Night

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17 NOVEMBER 1993 Chip Johannessen 91 11
Sears insults Kelly when she rejects his advances, but the incident pales in comparison with another student's story-which sounds like date rape. Meanwhile, Brandon is threatened by the hoopster he's tutoring; Brenda and Dylan disagree over a "romantic" poem.

Radar Love

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24 NOVEMBER 1993 Jessica Klein 92 12
Steve thwarts Sears' libidinous plans at a Thanksgiving charity event; Brandon's wanderlust becomes a quest to find an old friend; Andrea gets a bonus while dining with Dan and his parents; Dylan's change of holiday plans angers Kelly.

Emily

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1 DECEMBER 1993 Steve Wasserman
& Jessica Klein
93 13
Andrea breaks up with Dan, while Brandon discusses the future with Emily; Brenda takes a chance in her theatrical debut; Sears makes sure Hell Week is a big drag for Steve.

Windstruck

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15 DECEMBER 1993 Larry Mollin
& Richard Gollance
94 14
Dreams inspire Donna to make David's dream come true; Brandon plays hardball to help Steve, who gets no help from his "brothers"; Jesse makes more of an impression on Andrea.

Somewhere In The World It's Christmas

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22 DECEMBER 1993 Charles Rosin 95 15
Memories of Christmases past are recalled as the Walsh family says aloha to L.A. — twice; Dylan is touched by the holiday spirit of two lost souls; Steve seeks paternal advice for his fraternal situation; Andrea frets about attending her first midnight Mass with Jesse.

Crunch Time

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5 JANUARY 1994 Richard Gollance
& Larry Mollin
96 16
Friends note his odd behavior after David takes drugs to get through finals; Steve and Sears officially square off over the break-in incident; Dylan offers Suzanne financial aid.

Thicker Than Water

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12 JANUARY 1994 Lana Freistat Melman 97 17
A ski trip offers Donna an alternative to David, who finds an alternative source for drugs and brings about a nightmare for his family; Dylan calls on Cindy when Erica has a crisis; Jim's background check on Suzanne pays off.

Heartbreaker

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26 JANUARY 1994 Chip Johannessen 98 18
Brandon is appointed to an education task force with input to Washington; Dylan uses CPR to save a friend; David comes clean with Donna; Jesse shares his good news, prompting Andrea to keep hers to herself; Cindy enters a masters program at the university.

The Labors of Love

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2 FEBRUARY 1994 Rosanne Welch
& Christine Pettit
99 19
Jesse disagrees with the choice Andrea makes without him; drugs cost David his roommates and more; Brandon feels left out when Dylan becomes the struggling Peach Pits's white knoight, but finds some solace with an old flame.

Scared Very Straight

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9 FEBRUARY 1994 Gary Rosen 100 20
Jesse meets Andrea's grandmother; Dylan's cool head helps when the heat's on David, who's left holding the bag when his dealer is busted; Brandon keeps his Valentine a secret, while Brenda's is kept secret from her.

Addicted To Love

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16 FEBRUARY 1994 Larry Mollin & Richard Gollance 101 21
A reporter seeks "the truth" about Brandon, who is complemented by Kelly at an important social function; Dylan becomes valuable to Lucinda; a small mistake leads to big complications between Brenda and Stuart.

Change Partners

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23 FEBRUARY 1994 Chip Johannessen 102 22
Kelly accompanies Brandon on a task-force weekend retreat; Brenda and Donna learn why a friendly dog is a stray; Lucinda shows Dylan her film - and her apartment; Steve negotiates to stay in the dorm after breaking Andrea's rules.

A Pig Is A Boy Is A Dog

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2 MARCH 1994 Richard Gollance & Larry Mollin 103 23
Brenda takes radical action after hearing bad news about Rocky; more people learn about Brandon and Lucinda; Kelly's classroom queries to Lucinda take on a personal tone; Steve bears the brunt of it when Dylan and Brandon nearly come to blows.

Cuffs and Links

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16 MARCH 1994 Steve Wasserman & Jessica Klein 104 24
Barry Bonds plays the golf nemesis of Steve's father, who tees off his son when they tee up in a tournament. Meanwhile, legalities make Brenda an outcast of sorts, and Jim learns that she's not the only twin in trouble; and Kelly picks the wrong time to express feelings of jealousy.

The Time Has Come Today

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23 MARCH 1994 Charles Rosin 105 25
Brenda sees a lot of herself-and her family and friends-in a diary that tells the story of a complex young woman and her ROTC-member brother who lived in the Walshes' home in the late 1960s.

Blind Spot

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6 APRIL 1994 Ken Stringer 106 26
David's piano teacher arouses jealousy in Donna; Donna and Kelly hustle to find male models for a fund-raising calendar; Steve stumbles upon a frat brother's secret, but fails to keep it to himself.

Divas

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20 APRIL 1994 Larry Mollin 107 27
Brenda hopes to impress a visiting Broadway director, while Steve coaches a competitor for a lead role; an ardent admirer won't take no from Brandon; Suzanne's new boyfriend is cut no slack by her daughter.

Acting Out

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27 APRIL 1994 Chip Johannessen 108 28
Clare finally has a wild night with Brandon; Andrea has a medical emergency while Jesse's away; Kelly's past and Laura's costuming give each an advantage over Brenda in the Maggie-the-Cat competition.

Truth and Consequences

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4 MAY 1994 Richard Gollance 109 29
Laura tries to sabotage Brenda's acting career after hearing a rumor about her means of success' Clare plans further fun with Brandon, who speaks to her father about her; Kevin impresses Dylan and Erica when they visit his lab.

Vital Signs

430brandrea
11 MAY 1994 Larry Mollin 110 30
Brandon's time with Clare may have cost him a chance to meet the President; Andrea is hospitalized; Brenda gets an opening-night gift; Dylan considers investing in Kevin; David sees danger in working with a new band.

Mr. Walsh Goes to Washington: Part 1

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25 MAY 1994 Jessica Klein 111 31
Andrea gives birth to baby girl Hannah and the gang goes to the hospital to congratulate her and Jesse. Brenda finishes her run as Maggie and is offered a summer placement at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Brandon heads to Washington for the weekend.

Mr. Walsh Goes to Washington: Part 2

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25 MAY 1994 Jessica Klein 112 32
Andrea and Jesse have some tense moments with their newborn; Brenda is offered a chance to study abroad; Dylan's ill-advised business decision angers Jim; David impresses singer Babyface and others with his keyboard play; Brandon needs -and gets- rescuing in the Capital.

Season 5

Main article: Season 5
EP # EPISODE AIRDATE NOTES #
1 What I Did On My Summer Vacation
And Other Stories
7 SEPTEMBER 1994 Enter Valerie Malone 113
2 Under the Influence 14 SEPTEMBER 1994 114
3 A Clean Slate 21 SEPTEMBER 1994 115
4 Life After Death 28 SEPTEMBER 1994 116
5 Rave On 5 OCTOBER 1994 117
6 Homecoming 12 OCTOBER 1994 118
7 Who's Zoomin' Who? 19 OCTOBER 1994 119
8 Things That Go Bang In The Night 26 OCTOBER 1994 120
9 Intervention 2 NOVEMBER 1994 121
10 The Dreams of Dylan McKay 9 NOVEMBER 1994 122
11 Hate Is Just A Four-Letter Word 16 NOVEMBER 1994 Exit D'Shawn Hardell 123
12 Rock of Ages 23 NOVEMBER 1994 124
13 Up in Flames 30 NOVEMBER 1994 125
14 Injustice for All 15 DECEMBER 1994 126
15 Christmas Comes This Time Each Year 22 DECEMBER 1994 127
16 Sentenced to Life 4 JANUARY 1995 128
17 Sweating It Out 11 JANUARY 1995 129
18 Hazardous to Your Health 18 JANUARY 1995 130
19 Little Monsters 1 FEBRUARY 1995 131
20 You Gotta Have Heart 8 FEBRUARY 1995 132
21 Stormy Weather 15 FEBRUARY 1995 133
22 Alone at the Top 22 FEBRUARY 1995 134
23 Love Hurts 1 MARCH 1995 135
24 Unreal World 15 MARCH 1995 136
25 Double Jeopardy 29 MARCH 1995 137
26 A Song For My Mother 5 APRIL 1995 138
27 Squash It 12 APRIL 1995 139
28 Girls On The Side 3 MAY 1995 140
29 The Real McCoy 10 MAY 1995 141
30 Hello Life, Goodbye Beverly Hills 17 MAY 1995 Jesse Vasquez's last episode 142
31 P.S. I Love You: Part 1 24 MAY 1995 143
32 P.S. I Love You: Part 2 24 MAY 1995 144

Season 6

Main article: Season 6
# Title Airdate Notes
144 - 6.01 "Home Is Where The Tart Is" September 13, 1995
145 - 6.02 "Buffalo Gals" September 13, 1995
146 - 6.03 "Must Be a Guy Thing" September 20, 1995
147 - 6.04 "Everything's Coming Up Roses" September 27, 1995
148 - 6.05 "Lover's Leap" October 4, 1995
149 - 6.06 "Speechless" October 18, 1995
150 - 6.07 "Violated" October 25, 1995
151 - 6.08 "Gypsies, Cramps and Fleas" November 1, 1995
152 - 6.09 "Earthquake Weather" November 6, 1995
153 - 6.10 "One Wedding And A Funeral" November 8, 1995 Dylan McKay departs the series. He would later return in Season 9.
154 - 6.11 "Offensive Interference" November 15, 1995
155 - 6.12 "Breast Side Up" November 22, 1995
156 - 6.13 "Courting" November 29, 1995 Ray Pruit departs the series.
157 - 6.14 "Fortunate Son" December 13, 1995
158 - 6.15 "Angels We Have Heard on High" December 20, 1995
159 - 6.16 "Turn Back the Clock" January 3, 1996
160 - 6.17 "Fade In, Fade Out" January 10, 1996
161 - 6.18 "Snowbound" January 24, 1996
162 - 6.19 "Nancy's Choice" January 31, 1996
163 - 6.20 "Flying" February 7, 1996
164 - 6.21 "Bleeding Hearts" February 14, 1996
165 - 6.22 "All This and Mary Too" February 21, 1996
166 - 6.23 "Leap of Faith" February 28, 1996
167 - 6.24 "Coming Out, Getting Out, Going Out" March 13, 1996
168 - 6.25 "Smashed" March 20, 1996
169 - 6.26 "Flirting With Disaster" April 3, 1996
170 - 6.27 "Strike the Match" April 10, 1996
171 - 6.28 "The Big Hurt" May 1, 1996
172 - 6.29 "Ticket to Ride" May 8, 1996
173 - 6.30 "Ray of Hope" May 15, 1996
174 - 6.31 "You Say It's Your Birthday: Part 1" May 22, 1996
175 - 6.32 "You Say It's Your Birthday: Part 2" May 22, 1996

Season 7

Main article: Season 7
# Title Airdate Notes
176 - 7.01 "Remember The Alamo" August 21, 1996
177 - 7.02 "Here We Go Again" August 28, 1996
178 - 7.03 "A Mate For Life" September 4, 1996
179 - 7.04 "Disappearing Act" September 11, 1996
180 - 7.05 "Pledging My Love" September 18, 1996
181 - 7.06 "Housewarming" September 25, 1996
182 - 7.07 "Fearless" October 30, 1996
183 - 7.08 "The Things We Do for Love" November 6, 1996
184 - 7.09 "Loser Takes All" November 13, 1996
185 - 7.10 "Lost in Las Vegas" November 20, 1996
186 - 7.11 "If I Had a Hammer" November 27, 1996
187 - 7.12 "Judgement Day" December 11, 1996
188 - 7.13 "Gift Wrapped" December 18, 1996
189 - 7.14 "Jobbed" January 8, 1997
190 - 7.15 "Phantom of C.U." January 15, 1997
191 - 7.16 "Unnecessary Roughness" January 22, 1997
192 - 7.17 "Face-Off" January 29, 1997
193 - 7.18 "We Interrupt This Program" February 5, 1997
194 - 7.19 "My Funny Valentine" February 12, 1997
195 - 7.20 "With This Ring" February 19, 1997
196 - 7.21 "Straight Shooter" February 26, 1997
197 - 7.22 "A Ripe Young Age" March 5, 1997
198 - 7.23 "Storm Warning" March 19, 1997
199 - 7.24 "Spring Breakdown" April 2, 1997
200 - 7.25 "Heaven Sent" April 9, 1997
201 - 7.26 "The Long Goodbye" April 16, 1997
202 - 7.27 "I Only Have Eyes for You" April 23, 1997
203 - 7.28 "All That Jazz" April 30, 1997
204 - 7.29 "Mother's Day" May 7, 1997
205 - 7.30 "Senior Week" May 14, 1997
206 - 7.31 "Graduation Day: Part 1" May 21, 1997
207 - 7.32 "Graduation Day: Part 2" May 21, 1997 This is Clare Arnold's last episode.

Season 8

Main article: Season 8
# Title Airdate Notes
208 - 8.01 "Aloha Beverly Hills: Part 1" September 10, 1997 This is Carly Reynolds's first episode.
209 - 8.02 "Aloha Beverly Hills: Part 2" September 10, 1997 This is Noah Hunter's first episode.
210 - 8.03 "Forgive and Forget" September 17, 1997
211 - 8.04 "The Way We Weren't" September 24, 1997
212 - 8.05 "Coming Home" October 1, 1997
213 - 8.06 "The Right Thing" October 15, 1997
214 - 8.07 "Pride and Prejudice" October 22, 1997
215 - 8.08 "Toil and Trouble" October 8, 1997
216 - 8.09 "Friends, Lovers and Children" November 5, 1997
217 - 8.10 "Child of the Night" November 12, 1997
218 - 8.11 "Deadline" November 19, 1997
219 - 8.12 "Friends In Deed" December 3, 1997
220 - 8.13 "Comic Relief" December 10, 1997
221 - 8.14 "Santa Knows" December 17, 1997
222 - 8.15 "Ready or Not" January 7, 1998 This is Janet Sosna's first episode.
223 - 8.16 "Illegal Tender" January 14, 1998
224 - 8.17 "The Elephant's Father" January 21, 1998 This is Carly Reynolds's last episode.
225 - 8.18 "Rebound" January 28, 1998
226 - 8.19 "Crimes and Misdemeanors" February 4, 1998
227 - 8.20 "Cupid's Arrow" February 11, 1998
228 - 8.21 "The Girl Who Cried Wolf" February 25, 1998
229 - 8.22 "Law and Disorder" March 4, 1998
230 - 8.23 "Making Amends" March 11, 1998
231 - 8.24 "The Nature of Nurture" March 18, 1998
232 - 8.25 "Aunt Bea's Pickles" 25 March 1998
233 - 8.26 "All That Glitters" April 1, 1998
234 - 8.27 "Reunion" April 15, 1998
235 - 8.28 "Skin Deep" April 22, 1998
236 - 8.29 "Ricochet" May 6, 1998
237 - 8.30 "The Fundamental Things Apply" May 13, 1998
238 - 8.31 "The Wedding: Part 1" May 20, 1998
239 - 8.32 "The Wedding: Part 2" May 20, 1998

Season 9

Main article: Season 9
# Title Airdate Notes
240 - 9.01 "The Morning After" September 16, 1998 This is Janet Sosna's first episode as a regular character.
241 - 9.02 "Budget Cuts" September 23, 1998
242 - 9.03 "Dealer's Choice" September 30, 1998
243 - 9.04 "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" October 28, 1998 This is Matt Durning's first episode.
244 - 9.05 "Brandon Leaves" November 4, 1998 This is Brandon Walsh's last episode.
245 - 9.06 "Confession" November 11, 1998
246 - 9.07 "You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello" November 18, 1998 This is Valerie Malone's last episode. This is Gina Kincaid's first episode. Dylan McKay returns in this episode.
247 - 9.08 "I'm Back Because" December 2, 1998
248 - 9.09 "The Following Options" December 9, 1998
249 - 9.10 "Marathon Man" December 16, 1998
250 - 9.11 "How to Be the Jerk Women Love" January 13, 1999
251 - 9.12 "Trials and Tribulations" January 20, 1999
252 - 9.13 "Withdrawal" January 27, 1999
253 - 9.14 "I'm Married" February 3, 1999
254 - 9.15 "Beheading St. Valentine" February 10, 1999
255 - 9.16 "Survival Skills" February 17, 1999
256 - 9.17 "Slipping Away" March 3, 1999
257 - 9.18 "Bobbi Dearest" March 10, 1999
258 - 9.19 "The Leprechaun" March 17, 1999
259 - 9.20 "Fortune Cookie" April 7, 1999
260 - 9.21 "I Wanna Reach Out and Grab Ya" April 14, 1999
261 - 9.22 "Local Hero" April 21, 1999
262 - 9.23 "The End Of The World As We Know It" April 28, 1999
263 - 9.24 "Dog's Best Friend" May 5, 1999
264 - 9.25 "Agony" May 12, 1999
265 - 9.26 "That's The Guy" May 19, 1999

Season 10

Main page: Season 10
# Title Airdate Notes
266 - 10.01 "The Phantom Menace" September 8, 1999
267 - 10.02 "Let's Eat Cake" September 15, 1999
268 - 10.03 "You Better Work" September 22, 1999
269 - 10.04 "A Fine Mess" September 29, 1999
270 - 10.05 "The Loo-Ouch" October 20, 1999
271 - 10.06 "80s Night" October 27, 1999
272 - 10.07 "Laying Pipe" November 3, 1999
273 - 10.08 "Baby, You Can Drive My Car" November 10, 1999
274 - 10.09 "Family Tree" November 17, 1999
275 - 10.10 "What's In A Name" November 17, 1999
276 - 10.11 "Sibling Revelry" December 15, 1999
277 - 10.12 "Nine Yolks Whipped Lightly" December 22, 1999
278 - 10.13 "Tainted Love" January 12, 2000
279 - 10.14 "I'm Using You 'Cause I Like You" January 19, 2000
280 - 10.15 "Fertile Ground" January 26, 2000
281 - 10.16 "The Final Proof" February 9, 2000
282 - 10.17 "Doc Martin" February 16, 2000 This is Gina's last episode
283 - 10.18 "Eddie Waitkus" March 1, 2000
284 - 10.19 "I Will Be Your Father Figure" March 8, 2000
285 - 10.20 "Ever Heard the One About the Exploding Father?" March 15, 2000
286 - 10.21 "Spring Fever" March 22, 2000
287 - 10.22 "The Easter Bunny" April 5, 2000
288 - 10.23 "And Don't Forget to Give Me Back My Black T-Shirt" April 19, 2000
289 - 10.24 "Love Is Blind" April 26, 2000
290 - 10.25 "I'm Happy for You...Really" May 10, 2000
291 - 10.26 "The Penultimate" May 17, 2000
292 - 10.27 "Ode to Joy" May 17, 2000