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Beverly Hills, 90210 

Follows a group of friends living in Beverly Hills, California, from their school days and into adulthood.

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Originally based around the lives of a group of high school students living in the wealthy Beverly Hills neighborhood, then later moving on to their college days as they got older. The kids become friends and enemies, fall in and out of love, and go through an endless series of crises as this small group somehow becomes personally involved in every newsworthy social issue from alcoholism to South African apartheid to pregnancy to AIDS. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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New faces and dangerous places!

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4 October 1990 (USA)  »

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In its early seasons, the show's episodes were issue-based until the producers decided it should become a teen soap opera. See more »

Goofs

In an episode following the death of Noah's father, Noah is showing Valerie his parents' home. While touring the house, Valerie enters the kitchen wearing a different pair of shoes than in the previous room. See more »

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Brenda Walsh: [talking to Dylan as he climbs on his motorcycle] I like your butt... I mean your bike.
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Spoofed in Roundhouse: TV on Trial (1992) See more »

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Theme From Beverly Hills, 90210
by John E. Davis
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4 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

Well, growing up during 90210's run, I missed out on all the hype that this show received. Now, thanks to SoapNet, I can watch shows that were on while I was busy playing dress-up.

Let me be the first to say, that I never ever thought that I would EVER watch 90210, or get hooked on it. During a few weeks that I was grounded from my computer, I didn't have anything to do after I did my homework at 5 o'clock, so I turned on the TV. I normally would have put on Angel, but it was an episode I didn't care to watch, so I stopped on SoapNet and low and behold, 90210 was on. Immediately I went for the remote to change the channel but then I stopped and actually watched it. I was HOOKED. Mostly what hooked me was the romance between Dylan and Brenda.

Anyway, mostly what I remembered or heard people talk about 90210, was that it was all about drugs and sex and who was sleeping with who what week. (I don't know if that's true yet, but I have a feeling that it's getting to that point. I'm still in the "high school years".) As I watched more of the plot lines going on in the first, second and third seasons, things seemed really familiar. As I looked more at them, I really began to realized that 90210 curved the pathway for today's teen dramas like "Dawson's Creek", "One Tree Hill", "The O.C.", etc. Without 90210, these show's most likely wouldn't have been created.

So, the question becomes, do I think 90210 is a good show? So far, yes. But I think it was essential to have something like this (at least in the first few years) on the air for teenagers to watch so that it could make a pathway for other shows of this kind.


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