Beverly Hills 90210

I'm Back Because

Season 9, Ep 9, Aired 12/2/98
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  • Episode Description
  • David is arrested for statutory rape and gets suspended from his radio show. Dylan bails him out of jail, then learns from Mrs. Teasley that Denise is a troubled girl who receives little attention from her parents. Dylan confronts Denise's parents and--speaking from his own experience as a neglected teen--explains that their daughter's actions are a cry for help. Denise drops the charges. David thanks Dylan by offering him a place to stay, as Dylan recently sold his house. Steve bristles at the news that his mother is dating her much younger co-star. Steve sees the man kissing another woman at the After Dark and starts a fight. Samantha reveals that she is not seeing the man; she is actually gay. Matt experiences a lull in his business and cannot pay his rent. Steve offers to let him move into the house in exchange for legal services for the Beat. Kelly's grandfather, who suffers from emphysema, refuses to undergo an operation that could prolong his life. After Kelly tells him that Jackie will not abide by the terms of his living will (by removing him from life support), he gives Kelly power of attorney. Kelly's reaction to Dylan's return worries Matt. Dylan behaves mysteriously, but finally explains the reasons for his reappearance. He tells Kelly that he simply missed his hometown and wanted to come back to his friends, especially her. Gina tries to interfere in Donna's relationship with Noah.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Jennie Garth

    Kelly Marlene Taylor

  • Brian Austin Green

    David Silver

  • Ian Ziering

    Steve Sanders

  • Daniel Cosgrove

    Matt Durning (episodes 246 - 296)

  • Luke Perry

    Dylan Michael McKay (episodes 2 - 154, 249 - 296)

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  • Notes (4)

    • Music: Get Back by Zebrahead

    • When Kelly's grandfather is showing old family pictures to her, he points out her great-grandfather and mentions that he had a farm in the middle of what is now Beverly Hills. However, earlier in the series, Jackie mentions that she is from Ohio.

    • Dylan claims to have left Brenda two years earlier and spent the remainder of his time abroad wandering aimlessly, yet he supposedly took custody of Erica in the fall of 1997.

    • Joe E. Tata does not appear in this episode.

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