Twenty Years Ago Today is the 8th episode of Season 4 on FOX teen soap Beverly Hills, 90210.


Cindy and Jim throw a party for their 20th wedding anniversary. As Stuart and Brenda's affair grows, he proposes marriage and she willingly accepts. Meanwhile, Brandon falls for an anthropologist grad student named Lucinda Nicholson. A paranoid Dylan buys a gun from a street dealer and almost shoots Brandon. Andrea tells Kelly that she has doubts about her affair with Dan after he tells her about his non-belief in marriage. Then, Andrea meets a charming, Latino barman at the party, named Jessie Vasquez. Mel asks David to look after baby Erin while he heads off to Mexico with his girlfriend.


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

Special Guest Star

David Gail as Stuart Carson

Recurring cast

Ann Gillespie as Jackie Taylor
Matthew Laurance as Mel Silver
Matthew Porretta as Dan Rubin
Paul Johansson as John Sears
Cress Williams as D'Shawn Hardell
Dina Meyer as Lucinda Nicholson[1]
Mark Damon Espinoza as Jesse Vasquez

Guest starring

April Peterson/Arielle Peterson as Erin Silver
Robert Rockwell as Bill Beevis
Julie Adams as Arlene Beevis
June Claman as Georgette Walsh
Andrew Gorman as Gus


what the world needs now is love | JACKIE DESHANNON
in the midnight hour | WILSON PICKETT
performed by the party band
midnight at the oasis | MARIA MULDAUR
performed by ronnie jayne

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Notes and references Edit

  1. First appearances of Jesse Vasquez and Lucinda Nicholson