In the two-part season finale, Brandon goes to Washington D.C. as a part of the college task force to meet the president. Kelly follows Brandon to Washington to get him out of a jam when Clare and Lucinda arrive at the hotel to peruse him. At the CU Marti Gras, David impresses pop star Kenneth "Babyface" Edmunds, and his recording manager Ariel with his keyboard music where Donna catches David in a very compromising position with Ariel. Steve runs into Celeste who's now with John Sears. Kevin and Suzanne get married in a semi-formal ceremony where he persuades Dylan to cut out any outside investment in their business offer.
Jim becomes angry at Dylan for making such a rash move which he fires Dylan as his financial holder. Dylan then goes to a bank and give Kevin full power-of-attorney control over his money, unaware that Kevin and Suzanne have had a hidden agenda for Dylan's inheritance all this time. After her major success in the CU play, Brenda gets a scholarship offer to study acting in London and she pays a visit to Dylan's place before leaving. Also, Andrea and Jesse experience the joys and fears of parenthood after their daughter is born.
- 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
- Joe E. Tata as Nat Bussichio
- Mark Damon Espinoza as Jesse Vasquez
- Jennifer Grant as Celeste Lundy
- Dina Meyer as Lucinda Nicholson
- Kerrie Keane as Suzanne Steele
- Noley Thornton as Erica Steele
- Paul Johansson as John Sears
- Kathleen Robertson as Clare Arnold
- Nicholas Pryor as Chancelor Arnold
- Cress Williams as D'Shawn Hardell
- Andrea – To be crazy about Brandon Walsh is not to be nuts
- Mr. Smith Goes To Washington is a 1939 film directed by Frank Capra about a man who fills a vacancy in the U.S. Senate.
- Clare and Brandon hook up; briefly.