Our own little local Marie Antoinette raises a good point. You see it's very hard for us in the golden ghetto to understand that kind of need
—Les Misérables meets Beverly Hills
Every Dream Has Its Price (Tag) is the 3rd episode of Season 1 on FOX teen soap Beverly Hills, 90210.


Brenda meets Kelly's close friend from grade school, Tiffany Morgan. The girls go shopping and Brenda, who can't afford the riches, considers shoplifting. Brandon looks for a part-time job and starts working at a trendy restaurant, but discovers illegal activities.


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
Carol Potter as Cindy Walsh
and James Eckhouse as Jim Walsh

Recurring cast

Joe E. Tata as Nat Bussichio

Guest starring

Noelle Parker as Tiffany Morgan
Nancy Paul as Laura Rye
Luisa Leschin as Anna Rodriguez
Valerie Landsburg as Cathy Gerson


Where's your faith, guys? Brenda wouldn't steal
—Brandon to his parents
I mean she stole everything. Including Steve
—Kelly to Brenda


  • First appearance of Nat Bussichio and Anna Rodriguez
  • Brandon gets his job at the Peach Pit
  • Brenda wants to go on a twilight horseback ride in the mountains, which costs $120 (roughly $224 in 2017)
  • Kelly and Tiffany have known each other since grade school, and were best friends for 2 years, but had a falling out over Steve and only starting speaking this semester
  • Steve brings it up by asking Tiffany 'how IS that waterbed?'
  • Brenda and Brandon's grandfather emigrated to the US, making them 2nd generation Americans
  • The restaurant that is the inspiration for the "Peach Pit" is the "Fifties Diner" located at 358 N Beverly Drive #8 in Beverly Hills


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kelly and tiffany talk as brenda looks on
dirty cash (money talks) | THE ADVENTURES OF STEVIE V
Brenda and Tiffany, Andrea talks to Brandon/girls shopping
town without pity | GENE PITNEY
Brandon job hunt montage