The drama and the stakes rise as the West Beverly High crew gets ready for their Spring Dance.
Baseball fever strikes when Brandon is asked to coach a little league team after his dad gets injured. Something that should be a lot of fun gets ruined by pushy parents, however, and Brandon ends up teaching his own team a lesson.
Brandon interviews a classmate, Roger, who's an outstanding athlete and student--and haunted by the overbearing success of his father.
The Walsh twins and all their friends are panicked by the upcoming SATs, but then everything gets put in perspective when Brenda finds a lump in her breast and faces a test no one can prepare for.
Brandon is "discovered" when he's out roller-blading, landing a role as an emergency extra on a big TV show.
A weekend in Palm Springs goes awry when David invites Steve, Kelly and Donna to join him at his grandparents' house while they're away on a cruise–but he gets the dates confused, and they're still there.
The Walsh's agree to let their maid's niece, Carla, use their address to enroll at West Beverly. Brandon falls for her, even after she reveals that she's waiting to testify as a witness in a murder trial.
Pillow talk threatens to destroy Brenda's sleep-over as all the girls share their deepest secrets, with unexpected results.
Brandon gets an unexpected taste of fatherhood when he asks his classmate Melissa for a date–then has to baby-sit her infant son while she has a college interview. Other family members get involved when Melissa contemplates giving her son up for adoption.
Sympathy and responsibility are at odds when Brenda volunteers for a teen crisis hotline. She violates the rules when she takes an after-hours call from a date-rape victim. Soon, Brenda is desperate to find her and help her.
The Walsh parents examine their relationship while Brenda and Brandon examine theirs, as they get involved in a UCLA study on twins.
"Delusions of glamour" overcome Brenda when she meets Kelly's beautiful mother Jackie, a former model. Jackie's also a recovering addict and, when she falls off the wagon, her dark side comes back for all to see.
An unreasonable teacher makes Brandon's life miserable by giving him no grade higher than a C. Brandon cheats on a quiz, but the stakes get higher when he gets a stolen copy of the midterm before the test.
When Brandon tries out for the basketball team, he's angered to learn that his main rival is from another district. Brandon is about to expose the student when he finds out he came there legally and for a good education.
Brandon is visited by his ex-girlfriend Sheryl but, when she meets Dylan, she's quickly star-struck by his money and glamour. The tension builds between Brandon and Dylan until it erupts into angry words, hurt feelings and flying punches.
Brandon meets Dylan McKay, a brooding classmate. As they become friends, Brandon learns that Dylan's bad-boy act masks a hidden life that few people ever see.