According to the addresses on the envelope in the intro, the Walshes move from: 1408 Walnut Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55348 to 933 Hillcrest Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90210.
Sarah claims she is from the valley, which is on "the darkness on the edge of town". The quoted text is the title of a 1978 song by Bruce Springsteen.
Brandon: What's this?
Dylan: Ah, a little leisure reading.
Brandon: Byron, the Collected Works.
Dylan: Mad, bad and dangerous to know. That was him and that's me.
Dylan: I just don't believe in winning through intimidation. Unless of course, I'm doing the intimidating.
Cindy: If this is a day in the life of your basic Beverly Hills family, we're moving back to Minnesota.
Brandon: Hey, my name uh Brandon Walsh.
Dylan: Brandon Walsh? Scots or Irish?
Brandon: Both actually, by way of Minnesota.
Luke Perry makes his series debut.
Surf City by Jan and Dean
Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky, Mike, Ralph And Johnny (Word To The Mutha)! by Bell Biv Devoe
Monday, Monday by The Mamas and The Papas
After the pilot episode, writer/producer Charles Rosin turned up, intending to make the show "a little more sympathetic to the human condition."
Although credited, James Eckhouse does not appear in this episode.
Luke Perry joins the cast as Dylan McKay.
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