Illegal Tender is the 16th episode of Season 8 on FOX teen soap Beverly Hills, 90210.


David tries to makes amends meet to musical artist Jamie Blake after his first music review gets her fired from her job and he tries to get her to perform at the After Dark. Meanwhile, the greedy Valerie ignores Noah's decree to halt the betting at the After Dark, with serious consequences when they both get arrested after the police raid the place.

Steve suffers after he and Brandon try to assess Kelly's potential reaction if Brandon tells the truth about his fling with Emma after she threatens to reveal it with an audio tape, and Kelly mistakenly thinks Steve is the one having an affair with Emma when she overhears Brandon and Steve talking about it. Also, Carly thinks Steve is irresponsible with Zack, which takes a turn when she herself loses Zack during an outing at a mall with Donna.


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
Hilary Swank as Carly Reynolds
Vincent Young as Noah Hunter

Special Guest Star

Jamie Blake as Herself

Recurring cast

Myles Jeffrey as Zach Reynolds
Lindsay Price as Janet Sosna
Angel Boris Reed as Emma Bennett

Guest starring

John Prosky as Duke Weatherill
Craig Irwin as Jack


  • 'Runaway' by Jamie Blake
  • 'Coming Down' performed by Jamie Blake
  • 'You Asked Me' performed by Jamie Blake

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