It's a Totally Happening Life is the 16th episode of Season 3 on FOX teen soap Beverly Hills, 90210. It's also the mid-season finale.


Two guardian angels, Clarence and Miriam, watch the gang's Christmas holiday doings which include: the recovered Andrea and Brandon consider becoming intimate after Jay breaks up with Andrea by letter, and Nikki breaks up with Brandon by moving back to San Francisco. Brenda, Dylan and Kelly's love triangle trying a "mature" situation, which falls apart. David also decides to graduate early so he can be with Donna and the gang after his divorced mother moves to Portland. The mishap events lead to all of them on a bus bound for a Christmas Eve party for underprivileged kids, where disaster looms en route.


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

Joe E. Tata as Nat Bussichio
Denise Dowse as Mrs. Teasley
Dana Barron as Nikki Witt
Mark Kiely as Gil Meyers

Guest starring

Robert Costanzo as Clarence the Angel (voice)
Bonnie Urseth as Miriam the Angel (voice)


  • Brandon and Andrea kiss.
  • Kelly and Brenda ask Dylan to choose between them.


joy to the world | TRAD.
time to be lovers | MICHAEL MCDONALD & CHAKA KHAN
jingle bells | TRAD.
performed by West Beverly Madrigals
deck the halls | TRAD.
performed by West Beverly Madrigals
little st. nick | BEACH BOYS
good king wenceslaus | TRAD.


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