It's Donna's last night in Point Place, and it's also Eric's eighteenth birthday. He may not be getting the party he expected, and he has to tell Donna goodbye.



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Eric celebrates his 18th birthday but is depressed Donna is leaving to college the next day; the boys agree long-distance relationships don't last, console him with beer and leave him in a dress, another embarrassment made for Red to milk. Even Kitty planned no birthday treat, and the reason is disgusting to him: parental love life being revived. Donna got him a stereo, but they have a row just before she leaves, now he feels guilty too. Jackie is already redecorating Donna's room even before she leaves. Then it's time to part... Written by KGF Vissers

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12 November 2003 (USA)  »

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In this episode, Eric turns 18, and the episode takes place in 1978. But in Eric's Birthday, he turned 17, and the episode took place in 1976. Since it's now two years later, he should be turning 19, not 18. Also, in this episode, Eric wants and expects a surprise party, which is opposite to the attitude he had towards his 17th birthday. See more »


Donna gets Jackie out of her room by spraying her with water. She puts the spray bottle on one end of the table. The next time the table is in view, the bottle is on the other end of the table. The next time it disappears. See more »


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