The Things We Do For Love is the 8th episode of Season 7 on FOX drama soap Beverly Hills, 90210.


David inherits a lot of money from his grandfather, but his father questions whether he can he handle it. When Steve discovers that Valerie is pregnant, he promises to keep the news a secret but ends up telling Kelly. Things heat up when Brandon and Tracy debate politics on a television show.


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
Kathleen Robertson as Clare Arnold

Special Guest Stars

Joseph Gian as Kenny Bannerman
Jill Novick as Tracy Gaylian
Dalton James as Mark Reese

Recurring cast

Matthew Laurance as Mel Silver

Guest starring

Dan Gauthier as Dick Harrison
Greg Vaughan as Cliff Yeager
Erica Yohn as Adele Silver
Amy Ryder as Linda Barnes
David Ruprecht as George

Quotes Edit

Steve, we are talking major life crisis here. Nobody should have to go through this alone — not even Valerie
—Kelly's help
You need a friend right now — even if it's me
—Kelly to Valerie

Trivia Edit

  • Brandon agrees to become an on-air anchor with Tracy
  • Tracy wants to take their relationship further, but Brandon doesn't want anything serious
  • Brandon does his first broadcast in boxers to embarrass himself to make Tracy feel better
  • David and Mel each inherit $250,000 from Henry Silver. David also inherits his grandfather's 1961 Thunderbird
  • Kelly reveals to Valerie that Kenny hit on her when she babysat his kids
  • David deals with his grandfather's death by drinking