A job transfer moves the Walsh family from small town Minnesota to glamour-capital Beverly Hills. Talk about a culture shock... Twins Brandon and Brenda attend West Beverly High, and find that priorities are different here than in farm country. Brandon meets the school newspaper editor, Andrea, a hard-nosed, go-getter, with a bit of a secret. He also befriends Steve, a spoiled rich kid with a bad attitude. Meanwhile, Brenda makes friends with popular Kelly and fashionista Donna, uses fake ID to get into a nightclub where she meets a 20-ish lawyer, and David and Scott roam the halls as freshmen.moreless
Michael's career is on the line as the hostile takeover attempt of DAA heats up.
As Elliot grows more dissatisfied with DAA, Michael finds out something that could change everything about the company.
Michael is given more responsibility at DAA, causing friction between him and Elliot. Hope also has to take some responsibility with the anti-incinerator campaign.
Michael crosses swords with the creative director at DAA. Hope gets more involved with her environmental project.
While undercover investigating a drive-by shooting death of a student at a chaotic crime-infested school, Pennhall and Hoffs begin to question the tactics being used by the new principal to bring order to the student body.moreless
Nancy pursues her relationship with Matt, but Elliot makes a concerted effort to win her back.
Hope suffers a miscarriage just as Michael and Elliot begin work for Miles Drentell at DAA.