Season 9

Episode Guide

Moving Into the Big Easy

S9 E1
Jun 13, 2000
Seven roommates with different backgrounds and lifestyles arrive in New Orleans to live and work together.


S9 E2
Aug 01, 2000
Julie's sheltered world opens up as she sleeps in the same room with a boy for the first time, and she soon develops a romantic interest in Matt. Meanwhile, Danny awaits a visit from boyfriend Paul, but worries that as an active member of the military, Paul is putting himself in harms way by being in front of the camera. David hits the club scene and brings a woman back to the Belfort, which leads to Julie question whether he uses women.

Secrets and Thighs

S9 E3
Jun 20, 2000
Melissa turns to alcohol to cope with being the only female person of color in the house, and after a wild night out, Tokyo is hurt that Melissa didn't turn to him for help. After a big confrontation, Tokyo and Melissa struggle to see eye to eye. After several conversations with Danny about his sexuality, Julie realizes that she has a lot to learn about live outside of her Mormon circle.

Frat Matt And Work

S9 E4
Jun 27, 2000
Melissa starts a relationship with Frat Boy Matt but is skeptical that she's his type. Meanwhile, the cast learns that their job involves working at a television station producing a series called The Real Seven for NOATV. Kelley steps up to the plate to produce their first show.

Let The Games Begin

S9 E5
Jul 04, 2000
A love triangle is in the air as Kelley and Melissa compete for Jamie's attention. Julie convinces Matt to come see her perform in a drag show. Kelley meets a new guy who has just one problem: a girlfriend.

Trepidation and Isolation

S9 E6
Jul 11, 2000
Melissa, enjoying the single life in New Orleans and her increasing attraction toward Jamie, is concerned when she learns that her old flame, Ryan, is heading to The Big Easy for a visit. Meanwhile,tempers flare at NOATV as David tries to veto one of Melissa's ideas, leading to an explosive fight between the two roommates.

Cupid Strikes The Belfort

S9 E7
Jul 18, 2000
While working at a French Quarter bar, Danny struggles to remain faithful to boyfriend Paul, who coincidentally surprises Danny in New Orleansfor Valentine's Day. Kelley wants to be Peter's Valentine, but he must first deal with his girlfriend. Julie continues to flirt with Matt, who seemsoblivious to her advances, and Julie's brother pays the roommates a visit.

The Show Must Go On

S9 E8
Jul 25, 2000
As the producer for the first show, Kelley struggles to find a balance between being a leader and a dictator to her roommates, and is buttingheads with David over his creative vision for their opening segment. Matt struggles to construct a show prop in time for air, and the roommates'boss at NOATV is concerned about their lack of preparedness for their first show.

A Friendship Is Tested

S9 E9
Aug 01, 2000
Melissa and Jamie's close bond is tested when a local swamp tour guide uses a racial slur to describe the wildlife and Jamie accuses Melissaof overreacting. David and Melissa educate Julie about racial slurs, and Melissa grows weary of having to constantly educate her fellowroommates about racism. In light of her conversations with Melissa, Julie feels embarrassed by her sheltered upbringing.

Spotlighted and Unrequited

S9 E10
Aug 08, 2000
As David takes on the role of producer, the roommates are upset that he is only invested in the outcome of this particular show now that hisreputation is on the line. David's mom comes to New Orleans to hear him sing the National Anthem at a hockey game.

Depressed and Impressed

S9 E11
Aug 15, 2000
Melissa's stay at the Belfort is starting to take a toll on her mental health, leading her to seek out professional help. During Melissa's emotionalturmoil, she and Julie have an altercation about Julie's faith. Meanwhile, Matt figures out what he's looking for in a girlfriend, and invites severalgirls over to the house.

Mardi Gras Madness

S9 E12
Aug 22, 2000
Chaos ensues as the roommates experience Mardi Gras to the fullest on Anne Rice's float. The roommates are scandalized when David bringsa girl home and hooks up with her while Matt sleeps nearby. Danny is devastated when temptation jeopardizes his relationship with boyfriendPaul.

Apartheid and Abseiling and Safaris, Oh My!

S9 E13
Aug 29, 2000
The cast prepares for a trip to South Africa. In the days leading up to their departure, the roommates feel an increasing frustration with Davidand his bad attitude, which is only amplified on the trip. The roommates learn about post-Apartheid South Africa, and Melissa, who wasapprehensive about their trip, begins to have a transformative experience.

South Africa, Part 2

S9 E14
Sep 05, 2000
On the second leg of their African adventure, the roommates continue to recognize David's isolation from the rest of the group and attempt todraw him out of his shell. After a wild bungee jumping excursion and an emotional visit to a small African village, David starts to strengthen hisconnection with his roommates.

All Talk And No Walk

S9 E15
Sep 12, 2000
Danny is nervous about an upcoming visit from Paul that coincides with a visit from Danny's parents, who only recently learned that he's gay.Danny confronts Matt over his controversial views on homosexuality. Jamie's episode of The Real Seven is an embarrassment, resulting in anargument with his NOATV producer.

Men, Music, and Malice

S9 E16
Sep 19, 2000
Hungry for adventure, Julie juggles two potential suitors and steps out of her comfort zone by performing at an open mic night and joining a fightclub. After weeks of tension, Jamie and Kelley finally discuss their strained relationship.

Stormin' Mormons

S9 E17
Oct 03, 2000
When Julie's family and friends pay a visit to the Belfort, Julie's new lifestyle is put under a microscope. Danny attempts to open the minds of Julie's brother's homophobic friends.

Love Is War

S9 E18
Oct 10, 2000
During a visit from her family in which she feels judged for her lifestyle choices, Julie confronts her father about his overbearing ways. Peter pushes Kelley to make a decision about staying with him in New Orleans and the future of their relationship.

S9 E19
Oct 17, 2000
Melissa finds a new friend and a new talent when she meets a local painter named Lionel. Searching for spiritual guidance, Jamie tries to enlist Julie as his mentor, but their closeness leads to an unexpected romance.

David Strips Down

S9 E20
Oct 24, 2000
Jealous Julie starts meddling with Matt's relationships after he falls for a girl he met at a club. David's roommates accuse him of misogny when he plans a fashion show for The Real Seven with models who also happen to be strippers.

Taming Of The Woo Woo

S9 E21
Oct 31, 2000
David's issues with his roommates escalate when he plans a hot tub party at the house and his guest list consists of mostly strippers, forcing the roommates to call a house meeting to confront him about his behavior. Julie writes Matt a letter detailing her feelings for him and anxiously awaits his response.

The Never Ending Story

S9 E22
Nov 07, 2000
After being confronted by the roommates, David tries to change his ways. Julie and Matt discuss their true feelings about each other. Melissa and Kelley put their differences aside and team up to produce the final NOATV show.

Leavin' Louisiana

S9 E23
Nov 07, 2000
As their time in New Orleans comes to an end, David finally makes himself vulnerable to his roommates and opens up about his mother's health issues. Julie and Matt try to make sense of their feelings for one another. As the roommates attempt to resolve any unfinished business before moving out of the house, Julie must make a decision regarding her future at BYU.