Season 5

Episode Guide

What I Did On My Summer Vacation and Other Stories

S5 E1
Sep 8, 1994
After enjoying a successful summer in London, Brenda decides to stay in England and pursue her stage career. With her room vacant, the Walsh family agrees to take in Valerie Malone, the college-age daughter of a family friend. Meanwhile, Dylan breezes back into town after a binge-filled summer in Mexico, and Kelly and Brandon take their relationship public.

Under the Influence

S5 E2
Sep 15, 1994
Brandon and Kelly continue to hide their relationship from Dylan, but the truth is always bound to come out somehow. Meanwhile, Donna plans to take the semester off to participate in a debutante ball, but reconsiders her decision when she realizes how racist the affair really is.

A Clean Slate

S5 E3
Sep 21, 1994
Brandon's decision to run for student government proves to be fatal for one California University sophomore. Meanwhile, Valerie digs her claws into Dylan who is shocked to find she's the newest member of Casa Walsh.

Life After Death

S5 E4
Sep 29, 1994
Brandon wins the election, but Josh's death hangs heavy on him. Alex tells Brandon he's contesting the election, using Josh's death as leverage to unseat Brandon. Meanwhile, Donna finally meets a man that makes her forget David.

Rave On

S5 E5
Oct 6, 1994
Where there's smoke, there's fire, in Kelly's opinion... at least where Valerie is concerned. Steve organizes a two-night party at the Peach Pit, and Dylan is spotted pocketing some money that he shouldn't have. Andrea heads out for a night on the town and spies Jesse flirting on the job.


S5 E6
Oct 13, 1994
The President of Selanesia visits California University to receive cancer treatment, but his presence sets off a fierce debate among the student body when it is revealed that he ordered the torture and execution of thousands of his own people. Meanwhile, the KEG boys and Alpha girls plot to steal the mascot of a rival school before the upcoming Homecoming game.

Who's Zoomin' Who?

S5 E7
Oct 20, 1994
When the fire marshal shuts down the After Dark for violating capacity, Steve suggests purchasing the space next door. Unfortunately, Dylan is broke and the only one who knows it is Valerie. Meanwhile, David and Clare find themselves in a binding situation, and Donna continues to juggle dating both Griffin and Ray.

Things That Go Bang In The Night

S5 E8
Oct 27, 1994
Dylan's desperation becomes obvious to all when he takes out his gun and shoots up his living room. To make matters worse, a pool hall aquaintance introduces him to drugs. Meanwhile, Andrea gets upset when Jesse's aunt presents baby Hannah with a crucifix.


S5 E9
Nov 3, 1994
Dylan's closest friends stage an intervention at Casa Walsh, where they beg him to enter rehab. Meanwhile, Kelly's modeling career takes an upward turn when she is is offered the chance millions of girls only dream about: the opportunity to appear on the cover of a national fashion magazine.

The Dreams of Dylan McKay

S5 E10
Nov 9, 1994
As Dylan lies in a coma fighting for his life, he experiences a number of bizarre dreams involving Erica, his drug dealer, and his dead father. Meanwhile, Steve is annoyed when his father insinuates himself into a KEG house flag-football game.

Hate is Just A Four-Letter Word

S5 E11
Nov 17, 1994
The campus erupts in controversy when an accused anti-Semite is asked to give a speaking engagement at the school. Brandon finds himself caught in the middle of the chaos when his political choices come into direct conflict with his personal ethics. Meanwhile, Donna plans a birthday surprise for Ray.

Up In Flames

S5 E13
Dec 1, 1994
Emily Valentine returns to Beverly Hills hoping to reunite with Brandon, and even his devotion to Kelly can't dampen the sparks that still burn between them. Meanwhile, an illegal rave at an abandoned house leads to a fiery conflagration that could destroy more than one life at California University.

Injustice For All

S5 E14
Dec 15, 1994
The courts decide on a punishment for Steve, whose illegal rave resulted in the fire that almost took two lives. And speaking of the fire... Kelly escaped with her life, but her injuries may have permanently scarred her face. Meanwhile, Dylan returns home from rehab to find a disturbing letter from Erica.

Christmas Comes This Time Each Year

S5 E15
Dec 22, 1994
After reading Erica's plea for help, Dylan leaps into action and hires a private investigator to help him track down her kidnappers. Meanwhile, Felice interferes in Donna and Ray's relationship, and Kelly worries that her scars will disgust Brandon.

Sentenced To Life

S5 E16
Jan 5, 1995
While working off his community service Steve meets a victim of Alzheimer's Disease, whose life story inspires Steve to make the most of his own. Meanwhile, Ray is offered the chance to perform on stage.

Sweating It Out

S5 E17
Jan 12, 1995
A motorcycle road trip inadvertantly leads Brandon and Dylan to an ancient Native American ceremony where the two friends learn valuable lessons. Meanwhile, Valerie becomes interested in Ray.

Hazardous To Your Health

S5 E18
Jan 19, 1995
Dylan and Valerie fly to Mexico, where they hope to rescue Erica and reclaim Dylan's inheritance. Meanwhile, Kelly becomes more deeply involved with Professor Finley's organization, leading to a rift in her relationship with Brandon.

Little Monsters

S5 E19
Feb 2, 1995
Kelly distances herself from everyone that matters to her as Finley's hold on her grows stronger. Meanwhile, home-wrecking Ariel sashay's back into Donna's life when she offers Ray a record deal.

Stormy Weather

S5 E21
Feb 16, 1995
Brandon seeks Dylan's help with both taking down Professor Finley's cult-like organization and reuniting with his girlfriend, but when it comes to Kelly all bets are off. Also, Ray tries to cut ties with Valerie.

Alone At The Top

S5 E22
Feb 23, 1995
As the new owner of the After Dark, Valerie uses her newfound leverage to force Ray to continue their affair. But Ray has never been one to follow orders. Meanwhile, a campus rape causes mass panic on campus.

Love Hurts

S5 E23
Mar 2, 1995
The campus is in an uproar when an alleged rapist is released from custody. Despite his alibi, the students are sure that Lenny is responsible for the string of crimes on campus. And while everyone is fixated on Lenny, the real rapist is in the perfect position to strike again.

Unreal World

S5 E24
Mar 16, 1995
A documentary for a class project reveals intimate secrets about the gang and threatens to tear apart some long-standing couples. Meanwhile, Jesse makes a confession to Andrea.

A Song For My Mother

S5 E26
Apr 6, 1995
Ray is unhappy that David has come to Portland. David panics when he discovers that his mother was fired, no longer lives at her last known address, and hasn't cashed her alimony checks for months.

Squash It

S5 E27
Apr 13, 1995
Steve and David organize a hip-hop night at the club to boost the sagging gate receipts. David asks Willie's nephew Juwan, a talented DJ, to join him onstage.

Girls On The Side

S5 E28
May 3, 1995
Kelly becomes depressed after making the cover of Seventeen, as she fears that she will never regain her past looks. Steve and Jackie try to convince her to continue her modeling career. Kelly has a chance meeting with Allison's girlfriend Dana, who gives her the brush-off. Kelly tries to visit Allison at the burn center, but she refuses to see her.

The Real McCoy

S5 E29
May 11, 1995
While under hyponsis, Dylan recalls a past life as a gunslinger in the Wild West. He recognizes Kelly as the woman who convinced him to change his ways and become a family man. He later helped rescue a past love from hanging and was gunned down by the son of one of his victims. Dylan concludes that Kelly is his soulmate.

Hello Life Goodbye Beverly Hills

S5 E30
May 18, 1995
Dylan asks Kelly to join him on a trip around the world. Valerie sees the tickets in Kelly's room and tells Brandon. Brandon counters with a marriage proposal, and Kelly asks for time to think things over.

P.S. I Love You Parts 1 and 2

S5 E31
May 25, 1995
Jim and Cindy leave for Hong Kong. Kelly wants to continue her relationship with Brandon, but he cannot get over the rejected marriage proposal. Steve and Donna head to Palm Springs for an Alpha/KEG convention. A contrite Ray agrees to accompany Donna, who is making a speech at the event.