The Child Is Father to the Man

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The Child Is Father to the Man is the 22nd episode of Season 3 on FOX teen soap Beverly Hills, 90210.


After Jack is killed in a mob-related car-bombing, Dylan struggles with his inner self urging him back to old drinking habits before he learns the shocking truth about his father's parole and true colors from Christine who revealed to be FBI agent. Meanwhile, Kelly continues to be obsessed with losing weight and begins starving herself, while she becomes uncomfortable when Jim asks Dylan to stay at the Walsh house for a while to avoid reporters following his every move. Steve turns down giving any more recording advice to David who struggles with meeting with Curtis Bray and Serge Menkin for a recording session on the day of Jack McKay's funeral. Also, Brandon's losing streak continues as his betting continues. 


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
Valerie Wildman as Christine Pettit

Guest starring

Tim Anderson as Dylan's Inner Child
Raymond O'Connor as Curtis Bray
Stephen Rowe as Serge Menkin


Miguel Pérez as Mel Borman
Adam Tucker as Mike Nelson


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