Billy manages to sneak out of Amanda's apartment without detection. Alison asks him for a reconciliation, but he turns her down. Matt promises Nikki a Christmas party. Billy and Jake look for a tree for the courtyard, and end up running into Jo and Alison. Billy tries to fly home for Christmas, but can't get a flight. He plays Santa at Nikki's party. Alison finds him sneaking a present into her stocking during the night. They apologize and renew their relationship. A temporary nurse prompts Michael to reflect on his behavior. He apologizes to Jane and Robert. Sydney goes to confession and gives up hooking. Nikki returns to Russia.Watch Now:Amazon
Jake sleeps with Amanda. Jo catches him coming out of her apartment half-dressed. Jake insists that he doesn't want to reunite with Amanda, but Jo breaks up with him. Amanda tries to make nice with Alison in the hopes of convincing her to not to testify on Chas's behalf. Kimberly drugs Michael, and she and Syd leave him in his car with the engine running. However, Jane revives him when she and client Chris Marchette come over to discuss a business deal. Before the wedding, Michael refuses to sign off on Jane's business proposal, so she threatens to kill him. Kimberly steals Jane's car keys. As Alison is about to walk down the aisle, her father's words of reassurance trigger a repressed memory. She realizes that her father molested her during her childhood. He threatens to kill her if she tells anyone. Alison fails to emerge for the ceremony, and Jane and Billy discover that she has fled through the window. She seeks refuge at her sister Meredith's San Francisco home, unaware that her fWatch Now:Amazon
Jake suspects that Jess is responsible for his shooting, and is unmoved when Jess keeps Shooters open in his absence. Brooke replaces Alison's love note with a letter in which she states that long distance relationships cannot work. She also complicates Alison's efforts to get in touch with Billy. Billy proposes to Brooke along the boardwalk. Paul says that he is getting a divorce, and asks Matt to help him move out. He then stays inside the house and tells Carol that Matt is stalking him. Kimberly tries to convince everyone that Michael is stalking her, and makes Amanda believe that he vandalized her car. Kimberly trashes the beach house and scratches her own face. She calls the police, then stages a fight with Michael so that he will be arrested. When Kimberly returns to her motel room after a court hearing, a creepy man's image appears in a mirror and talks to her.Watch Now:Amazon
Kelly learns that she is pregnant, and has difficulty breaking the news to her mother. Brandon is thrilled, but Kelly isn't sure that she wants the baby. Driscoll suggests that Valerie sell her shares in the club so that she has more money available for investment. Val makes a pass at David, prompting Donna to order him to end their working relationship. Valerie eagerly accepts David's buy-out offer. Clare is saddened by Mother's Day, so Steve tries to take her mind off things by going for a drive. Clare believes that her father cannot handle discussion of her mother, but Steve discovers that he was trying to spare Clare's feelings. He brings them together to reminisce. Music: 'Don't Take It Personal (Just One of Dem Days)', 'For You I Will' performed by Monica.Watch Now:Amazon
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. He turns to Donna for help, and Ray behaves like a total jerk. David and Donna cannot find Sheila at any of her favorite hangouts and learn that she was recently arrested. Donna misses Ray's concert; he explodes and shoves her against a wall in their hotel room. He later feels guilty and loans David his truck. Mel flies in from Los Angeles and tells David that Sheila has a long history of mental illness. They receive a tip that she is living on the streets and take her to the hospital. David realizes that Donna is happy with Ray and decides to back off. Dylan explores hypnotherapy in the hopes of understanding the main character in Charley's script. Valerie gets a tattoo.Music: 'Fever' by Peggy Lee (#8, 1958); 'Why' / 'The Comfort of Strangers' performed by Jamie Walters.Watch Now:Amazon
Michael and Kimberly have sex in an elevator at the hospital. Alison later sees them making out in the hospital parking lot after her doctor's appointment. Alison confronts him, but he warns her to mind her own business. Kay sends a burned-out Jane off to have lunch with Michael. Jane learns that he is eating down the street from the hospital, and finds him dining with Kimberly. Kimberly feels uncomfortable after this, and wants to end the affair. Michael spends his day off at the beach with Kimberly, who decides that she will take whatever time she can spend with him. When Jane calls the hospital, she is surprised to learn that he is not on call. She later finds sand in his shoes. Amanda propositions Billy at Lucy's engagement party, and Alison becomes jealous after seeing Amanda kiss him. Jo advises Alison to make a move on Billy, but Amanda invites him to her house before she has the chance. He comes home and wakes up Alison to assure her that he didn't sleep with Amanda. AmanWatch Now:Amazon
Brandon, Steve and Dick play in a 3-on-3 basketball tournament. Dick's pot smoking concerns Brandon. A wasted Dick buys some heroin at the After Dark, and Steve decides to join him. Steve finds Dick collapsed in the bathroom; he dies of an overdose. Steve makes an angry anti-drug speech after someone leaves a bong at a shrine to Dick. A pretentious magazine editor profiles Valerie, but the article is ruined when the police take David and Val in for questioning. David pressures Donna to end things with Cliff, while her mother invites Cliff to a family brunch. Donna decides to stay with David, and encourages Cliff to take a job as head of security at Disneyworld. Kelly and Clare pose as Ukrainian folk dancers during a weekend getaway. Music: ;Since I Don't Have You' by the Skyliners.
The gang prepares for its five-year high school reunion. Andrea returns for the event; after initially pretending that her life is perfect, she reveals that she is divorcing Jesse. Brandon tries to convince her to work things out; but she has already tried every possible solution, even dropping out of medical school to spend more time with her family. Andrea does not want to speak at the reunion, so Brandon takes her place and delivers a speech with the theme ""it's okay to be yourself."" Kelly becomes disgusted when Ross Webber, the guy who humiliated her after she lost her virginity to him, tries to exchange pleasantries. Valerie gives Ross a dressing-down and helps Kelly eradicate some old graffiti about her. Steve is upset that his classmates expect him to bring a bimbo to the reunion. Janet volunteers to be his date to help him change his image. He completely ignores her to chase after a beautiful classmate. The woman is actually plotting revenge against Steve for mistreating her inWatch Now:Amazon
Annie discovers that the particularly flirtatious mother of one of Lucy's friends, Serena is seeing Eric for therapy sessions. Annie strongly requests that he refers her to someone else. Annie then has to deal with the guilt over her jealousy-induced interference between the two. Also, Simon is mortified when word gets around school over the fact that he's a virgin. Annie had shared the details of Simon's sexual inexperience with his ex-girlfriend's (Sasha) mother, Rita. Meanwhile, Matt struggles about telling Robbie he's interested with his ex-girlfriend, Cheryl. Lastly, Robbie is also hiding a secret from Matt that involves his ex-girlfriend Heather.
When the Cardassians start re-arming themselves, a Federation Captain takes it upon himself to remove a potential threat before it escalated. Now, Picard must fight for the Cardassians and stop the renegade from slaughtering innocents.Watch Now:Amazon
Jane suspects that Richard is still alive. Sydney suggests that they dig up the body to alleviate her sister's fears. They find that the body is gone, and someone has left a note threatening to turn the sisters in to the police unless they pay him $50,000. After initially trying to use counterfeit money, Jane and Sydney take the cash to the gravesite. Richard appears and points a gun at them. Michael finds Kimberly, who explains that she cannot remember the night of Bobby's murder. Peter is injured after picking a fight with a prison guard. Alison decides to move out of the building so that she and Jake can have time alone. Matt steals Michael's prescription pad to get access to more pills. Taylor convinces Kyle that they should buy a restaurant in Los Angeles.Watch Now:Amazon
David and Mark throw a big party at their house. Clare catches Steve kissing another girl and dumps him; she is tired of constantly fighting and listening to Steve's apologies. A fire sweeps through the hills and threatens the house. Kelly experiences flashbacks about being burned, but decides to stay and help everyone protect the house. The house is spared because of a shift in the winds. David drinks too much and spends the whole day throwing up. Donna slips and injures her knee while trying to save a baby deer. The firefighters--including hunky Cliff Yeager--rescue Donna and the deer. Kelly accepts a date from the persistent Mark. Valerie comes clean with Brandon about her affair with Kenny; he warns her to break things off. Kenny and his wife finally agree to seek a divorce. Kenny tells Val that he cannot see her for the time being because he does not want to give ammunition to his wife's attorney. Valerie storms into Kenny's office and announces that she is pregnant. Music: 'Friday on My Mind' by The Easybeats, 'Devil with the Blue Dress On/Good Golly Miss Molly' by Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels.
Donna's request for a permanent restraining order against Slan is denied. He shows up in a classroom and tries to tell her something, but she runs out. David and Tom confront Slan, who claims that he was trying to warn Donna about her stalker. Donna discovers that someone has left a dead rat in her bedroom. Slan finally picks a fight with David at the Peach Pit After Dark so that the restraining order will be granted. He leaves town, but Donna receives more threatening phone calls. Kelly sets her sights on Tom. Valerie believes that Kelly is dating Tom to hurt her. Tracy accidentally tells Brandon that she loves him; he does not reciprocate. Brandon and Tom participate in a charity hockey game with NHL players. Brandon takes a cheap shot at Tom after watching Kelly kiss him before the game. Steve and Clare consider living together as they spend a weekend house sitting. David takes an interest in a young singer. Music: 'Please Don't Go' by KC and the Sunshine Band, 'B-A-B-Y' by Carla Thomas.
Dr. Monahan makes inappropriate advances toward Kelly. When she confronts him, he claims that he has done nothing wrong and accuses her of immaturity. Brandon lies about his whereabouts to Kelly and spends the day with Emma. They kiss after he drives her home. After discovering Brandon's relationship with Kelly, Emma tries to get to him by writing columns about the situation. David begins working at a car wash and befriends a gay teenage co-worker. He tries to convince the boy's parents to take him back, as he is sleeping at the car wash. David and Valerie proceed with their plan to make their exes jealous. Donna becomes upset and throws David out of the apartment, forcing him to move into Valerie's bedroom. Steve performs at the After Dark's comedy showcase. He initially bombs, but quickly recovers. He confesses to Carly that he stole all of the well-received material from Richard Belzer, and shares his history of stupid behavior. Music: ""Semi-Charmed Life"" by Third Eye Blind (#4, 199
Brandon and Donna discover that Rush owns the building that houses the sweatshop. Although Rush denies any knowledge of illegal activities, Brandon uncovers proof that he owns the clothing factory. Steve accuses Brandon of selling out his father to establish a reputation as an investigative reporter. The woman who spoke with Donna is fired, although she had not revealed anything. She decides to expose the miserable working conditions, prompting Steve to confront his father. Rush admits that he may have known what was going on, and promises to clean up his act. While conducting the investigation, Steve forgets a promise to take Zach to Magic Mountain. David and Donna are kept apart by their busy schedules. David's band, Cain Was Able, continues to behave unprofessionally and make prejudicial remarks. David's credit problems escalate. Kelly fails to identify the shooter from the police lineup. This infuriates Brandon, who is certain that he picked out the right guy. Valerie fills in for Donna while she looks into the sweatshops, and speaks ill of her to the clients. Cooper continues to woo Valerie, who acts against her better judgment and convinces Noah to pass up a job that would take him back to Hawaii.
After learning that the clinic may lose funding, Kelly asks Brandon to write a story to generate publicity. They try to collaborate on the article, but find that working together is too painful. Kelly organizes an auction to raise money for the clinic. She models her wedding gown in the fashion show portion of the event, and Brandon outbids everyone for a date with her. Brandon and Kelly take a walk on the beach and decide that they are through. The clinic must still cut back its staff (even after the fundraiser), so Kelly resigns. Although David believes that Valerie killed her father in self-defense and should move on, she insists on bringing her mother to town to discuss the situation. When Val tries to confess, she learns that Abby knew of the abuse prior to her husband's death. She did not take any action because she believed that Victor would seek help. Valerie finds a connection with Abby's fiancÃ©, an ex-policeman. He killed an acquaintance in the line of duty, but has come to r
During news coverage of an emergency landing at a Los Angeles airport, Dylan and Steve observe that one of the passengers looks exactly like Dylan's late father. Dylan, with some prompting from conspiracy theorist Steve, becomes convinced that his father is still alive. He grows even more suspicious after discovering that the storage locker with Jack's belongings has been ransacked. He goes to see Christine Pettit at the FBI and demands some answers. She agrees to investigate, but insists that the whole thing is just a coincidence. Although she urges Dylan to let it go, Kelly obtains a passenger list from the airline. Dylan notices that one of the passengers is named Eddie Waitkus. He explains to Steve that Waitkus was the real-life inspiration for "The Natural," a story that was a favorite of baseball fanatics Dylan and Jack. Waitkus disappeared, only to suddenly resurface several years later. Dylan emphatically declares that Jack is alive. Donna gives up a chance at dating a nice guy in order to play nursemaid to the boozing Noah. Donna claims that she is only helping Noah because he doesn't have any friends, while Janet and David insist that he is trying to win her back. Noah breaks into the beach apartment in the middle of the night. Matt doesn't realize that it is Noah; he clobbers him with a baseball bat, leaving him unconscious. Kelly reluctantly writes a speech in favor of the ballot initiative banning gay clubs. She has a crisis of conscience and quits the p.r. firm. Camille becomes a partner in Now Wear This. She and David have a misunderstanding about sex. Music: 'Don't Stop' by Radford.
Stardate: 45587.3 - When Worf is paralysed in an accident he must undergo drastic back surgery. However, this experimental technique may cost him his life.
Kelly reunites with Colin and spends all her time getting high. The couple becomes consumed by its habit, especially when supplies run low. Valerie realizes that Kelly is using drugs, but has difficulty convincing everyone else. During a jog, Susan breaks down in tears after she and Brandon pass the scene of a hit-and-run. She reveals that her older sister was struck by a car and killed while jogging with Susan. Donna's concern for Joe's health grows when he intensifies his training sessions. Brandon has a talk with Joe, and is angry when Susan wants to run a story about his condition. Susan fears that Joe's life could be in danger, while Brandon doesn't want rumors to affect Joe's chances at a pro career. Joe nearly collapses with an irregular heartbeat while running the stadium steps. Clare challenges Steve to a race after he belittles her new sports car. A cop pulls them over, and they must attend traffic school. A fellow student, impressed by their bickering, asks Steve and Clare to appear on a local talk show. Music: 'What You Won't Do for Love' by Bobby Caldwell.
Stardate: 43745.2 While on vacation on Risa, Captain Picard encounters two Vorgons from the 27th Century who claim they are searching for a powerful weapon hidden somewhere on the planet.
Despite an appeal from Rose, Andrea's parents refuse to support her decision to marry. Jesse makes one final plea, and the Zuckermans arrive at the civil ceremony at the last moment. David claims that he has cleaned up his act, but brings a junkie friend along on a Valentine's date with Donna. Dylan reminds David that he saved him from hitting the bottle after his father's funeral, and offers to help him in an emergency. David turns to Dylan after his dealer asks him to stash his drug supply from the cops. Dylan talks him into flushing the drugs just minutes before the police arrive. Steve hopes to move into Andrea's old room to escape the constant drinking binges at the KEG house. Brenda writes a scathing letter to Stuart when he fails to call her for a month. He surprises her on Valentine's Day, and explains that he had a project in South America. Jim admits that he purposely withheld this information to get back at Brenda. Brandon and Lucinda begin a secret romance. Music: 'Hit by Love' by CeCe Peniston, 'For the Cool in You' by Babyface, 'Can We Talk' by Tevin Campbell.
Valerie's really annoying friend Ginger returns to town. She forces Val to put her up at a hotel and pay for room service and new dresses. Ginger blackmails Valerie, threatening to tell everyone about the previous fall's scam unless Val coughs up $50,000. She later changes her mind and demands a night with David instead. Clare and Donna confront Kelly after finding drugs in the apartment. She seeks refuge with Colin, and doesn't show for the girls' rummage sale. Brandon takes Kelly for a ride and refuses to drive her home until she has come to her senses. She steals his car when he pulls over to call Susan, then returns to the apartment and tells Donna that she is moving out. Brandon, Steve and Joe accept Jonathan's invitation to go flying in biplanes. Joe faints after his flight, prompting more concern about his heart. He agrees to another appointment with Dr. Martin.
Joe Patch's parents visit Kelly and ask for her forgiveness. Matt tries to save a convicted rapist and murderer from the death penalty. Kelly is initially supportive, but changes her mind after hearing a description of the man's crimes. A meeting with the client's brother prompts Kelly to realize the anguish experienced by the families of criminals; she forgives Mr. and Mrs. Patch. She strongly objects when Matt appeals the judge's ruling against his client, and decides to stop seeing him for the time being. Donna wanders into the After Dark late at night and discovers the strip club. Gina recognizes David's father as one of the customers. She sneaks him out the back door when the police raid the club. Noah and Donna are among those arrested, as the cops mistake Donna for a prostitute. Dylan realizes that Gina was involved. She promises to stop lying to him, then immediately blackmails Mel. Dylan and Donna question David's on-air antics when he costs a listener his girlfriend. Music: 'C'est la Vie' by Robbie Nevil, 'Take on Me' by A-ha, 'Let It Whip' by the Dazz Band.
Troi loses her empathic abilities when the Enterprise is caught in the gravitational pull of a black hole.
Mary's future may be resolved, but the rumor mill surrounding her situation runs rampant. While ugly rumors spread about Mary's sudden departure, Simon is persuaded to use his sister's bad reputation to boost his 'cool' quotient at school and gets into some trouble of his own with identical twin bad girls, Carol and Sue Murphy (Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, Full House). Congregational gossip irks Eric. Lucy wrestles with high school hearsay. Ruthie spreads phony tales to draw attention away from Mary, and Matt's infatuated with a beautiful stranger. Also, Annie goes out with an old boyfriend.
Alison tries to show some sensitivity toward Brooke, who responds by trashing Alison's apartment. When Billy confronts Brooke, she goes ballistic and throws dishes and pasta across the room. A fed-up Billy walks out on her. Amanda breaks up with Peter to pursue a relationship with Bobby. Peter flirts with Bobby's lawyer, Alycia (who defended Matt against the murder charge). Alycia tells Jake that her (unidentified) client has bought his loan from Monty. Michael agrees to come home from Peter's if Sydney can get Jane out of the beach house. Syd tries to dump her off at a cheap convalescent home, but Jane refuses to go. Sydney leaves Jane on the beach while she has dinner with Michael. Jake saves Jane from drowning. Jo believes Richard's claims of innocence regarding the pills. Alan wins a role on a soap opera.Watch Now:Amazon
Peter learns that Alycia is dead. Amanda punches him for setting up Bobby, but later forgives him. Kimberly resurfaces and agrees to serve as Peter's alibi. However, she has turned into Betsy again. She injects Peter with a paralyzing drug and has him committed to a mental hospital that she is temporarily running. Alison stops Jake from killing Richard. Jane tries to file rape charges, but learns that she has no case. Jake and Alison are stunned when Jane says that she is continuing her partnership with Richard. Jane is actually planning revenge, and begins hanging around the shooting range. Billy asks Jake to help him win back Alison. Matt is accidentally injected with tainted blood during a struggle with a street kid at the hospital.Watch Now:Amazon
Amanda is incensed when Brooke secures Jack's cable company as a client for D&D. Michael hires a waiter and aspiring actor named Mark Paul to impersonate Henry. Amanda holds a ""We Survived the Blast of '95"" party in the courtyard. Kimberly receives permission to drop by the party with Peter to apologize for her actions. Amanda agrees to forgive her. Mark Paul hides in the laundry room and startles Kimberly. Jane declares war on Jo over the broken engagement. Shelly throws herself at Jake during the party, as Jo is working late with Richard. Alison sleeps with Hayley. Brooke tries to convince Alison that Hayley is a womanizing pig. Matt's parents suggest that he use his settlement to return to medical school. Matt's father dies of congestive heart disease. When Amanda goes to Jack's house for dinner, she learns that his fiancÃ©e does not exist. He declares that he will never let go of Amanda.Watch Now:Amazon
Jack dies following his tussle with Amanda. Sydney blackmails Amanda and Peter, demanding half of Amanda's share of the estate. Amanda sells her share for a dollar in exchange for the sealing of the autopsy records. Kimberly grows tired of living under Peter's roof. Amanda and Peter realize that Sydney is more interested in Michael than any money. Amanda leases Sydney's apartment to Kimberly, and sends Syd off to live at the beach house. Hayley proposes to Alison. Alison goes on a business trip with Billy. Their plane is forced to land in the desert, and Alison tries to share her feelings as they await repairs. Billy interrupts with the news of Brooke's pregnancy. Alison and Hayley are married in Mexico. Jo follows Richard to Hawaii and quickly sleeps with him. Matt learns that Michael altered his test results.Watch Now:Amazon
Jo, Alison and Billy go to Steve's ranch for the weekend. Billy is unhappy about Steve's attraction to Alison. Jo declines to sleep with Steve because she realizes that she hasn't gotten over Jake. Steve admits that he is also harboring feelings for someone, and suggests that they break up. Jo confronts Alison after deducing that she is the one for whom Steve is pining. Steve and Alison later share a kiss. Jake forms a friendship with Palmer and tries to get Amanda to open up about her childhood. Jake suspects that Palmer is engaging in fraud. Michael convinces Kimberly to stay at the hospital instead of moving back to Cleveland, and promises to remain professional.Watch Now:Amazon
Jake and Alison hit the road in the hopes of finding a place to get married. Their car breaks down in a small town, where they eventually tie the knot. Jake allows Alison to sample some of the champagne provided by the motel manager. Sydney rejects Harry's overtures and returns to work at Kyle's. Kyle refuses to get involved with Syd because he is not ready for a relationship. When Sydney sees Amanda making time with Kyle, she decides to participate in one of Harry's scams to take her down. Syd hurls herself down the stairs at D&D while waitressing at a party. Taylor realizes that Peter is trying to turn her into Beth, but decides to go along with it to make him happy. Kimberly appears to Megan in a dream and warns her that Michael destroys his wives. Megan backs out of Michael's scam to discredit Peter. Chelsea's mother, Denise, apologizes for leaving her; she convinces Chelsea to live with her in Europe. Reilly threatens Billy. Samantha learns that her father escaped from prison, butWatch Now:Amazon
Sydney and Jane get into a catfight in the pool after Syd tries to take Jane's wedding dress (a family heirloom). Their mother comes to town, but cannot talk Syd out of the marriage. Michael and Sydney are married at the beach house, with only Matt in attendance. Inspired by a dream, Michael decides to take Syd on a honeymoon and murder her. Jo learns that she is pregnant with Reed's child, and plans to have an abortion. Jake takes her to dinner instead of dining with Amanda and her boss. Amanda is jealous of the amount of time Jake is spending with Jo, until she learns about the pregnancy. Jo decides to have the baby. Billy's co-worker Celia and Alison (inspired by a comment from Amanda) lay a guilt trip on him until he buys Alison a more expensive engagement ring.Watch Now:Amazon
Kimberly comes home to discover that Amanda has been staying at her house. Amanda begins to recover from her illness, and asks Brooke to help her undermine Alison. Kimberly tries to use the $100,000 settlement from the city to keep Michael away from Amanda. He accepts her offer, but later files for divorce. Kimberly overdoses on pills, and Michael doesn't try to revive her. Alison turns into a tyrant at the office and alienates Jo during a photo shoot. Alison gives Brooke a full-time job after she convinces her father to let them use his house for a shoot. Brooke reveals that she is engaged, but later comes on to Billy in a restaurant bathroom. Jess unexpectedly arrives in Los Angeles. Jake gives him a job and a place to stay. Sydney suspects that Jess is using his brother.Watch Now:Amazon
Rikki commits acts of vandalism against Jo, Jane and Jake, who believe that Syd is responsible for the crimes. The isolated Sydney is forced to turn to Martin's cult for comfort. The visiting Meredith admits that she has never slept with a man because of the trauma of the childhood abuse. She tries to seduce Billy. The new chief-of-staff institutes mandatory psychological testing for the staff. Kimberly's test proves that she is extremely disturbed and highly dangerous. She has some men on the street assault test coordinator Matt, then changes her results while he is out of commission. John Rawlings, the police detective investigating the case, befriends Matt. Billy is concerned by Amanda's deteriorating health, and asks Michael to check her out. Amanda is horrified when tests reveal that she has Hodgkin's Disease.Watch Now:Amazon
Billy makes the presentation in Alison's place. When Brooke arrives, Billy claims that he slept with Alison (in order to prevent Brooke from finding out that she is off the wagon). Brooke learns that she is not really pregnant, but doesn't share the truth with Billy. Kimberly suggests that Sydney organize the hospital Christmas party to boost Michael's career. Bobby agrees to host the event. When Jane monopolizes Michael's time, Sydney slips tranquilizers into her drink. Jane and Michael head upstairs. As Michael is called to the podium to give the keynote address, he runs out of a bedroom in his underwear and says that Jane collapsed. Richard and Jo plan to force Jane from the business, but Jo has a change of heart when Jane extends an olive branch. Matt and Alan get closer.
Martin lets Sydney out of the pit and talks her into staying. Jane and Jake drive to Tucson to rescue Syd, but she refuses to leave with them. They return the following day, and Sydney is alarmed when Martin asks her to shoot her sister. She instead shoots up the camp and flees with Jake and Jane. Kimberly is furious to learn the role Michael is taking in Amanda's treatment. Matt nixes a relationship with John. Jo goes on a ride-along with John to get photos for an underground magazine, and secretly snaps pictures of John beating a drug dealer. She claims she didn't see anything, but John trashes her apartment. Billy and Alison spend a platonic Valentine's Day together.
The trial to determine custody of Jo's baby begins. The Carters' attorney raises many doubts about the character of Jo's friends and neighbors, but Jo shines on the stand. Kimberly learns that she cannot have children because of injuries suffered in the car accident. Alison gets drunk at a client party and leaves with a hard-living music business scout named Zack Phillips. Bruce suffers a heart attack while dancing at the event, and Peter suggests that Amanda use the opportunity to seize control of the agency. Alison is unable to testify on Jo's behalf because she is stoned following a night of partying with Zack. The judge awards custody of the baby to the Carters. Matt questions his relationship with Jeffrey due to the illness, but the two decide to commit to each other.
Kimberly threatens Sydney when she tries to stake her claim on Michael. Syd's business party is crashed by a newly freed Lauren, who breaks their earlier agreement and demands $15,000 by the end of the week. When Jane refuses to help her, Sydney takes a job as a stripper. Kimberly is still disturbed by Michael's marriage to Sydney, and makes plans for revenge. Alison is annoyed when Amanda hires her mother's fiancÃ©, Chas. He refuses to take his share of the work, and ingratiates himself with Amanda by helping her smooth things over with Hillary. Alison later catches Amanda and Chas kissing in a conference room. Jo conducts a photo shoot with her model friend, Sarah, aboard the Pretty Lady. They are forced to stay for a few hours when the boat experiences engine trouble, and Jake and Jo nearly rekindle their romance. Sarah seeks refuge at Jo's apartment after her visiting boyfriend Hank attacks her. Hank shows up at Jo's doorstep and tries to come after Sarah. When Jo steps between them
Jo is certain that Amanda will not gracefully bow out of her relationship with Jake. Hillary refuses to believe that Chas tried to seduce Amanda. Chas files a $10 million sexual harassment suit against Amanda, and the agency does not support her. She turns to Jake for consolation. Sydney is assaulted by three hookers when she invades their turf. Kimberly comforts her and pays her rent. She convinces Syd to participate in her plot to kill Michael, and they plan the crime over ice cream. Michael stands in the way of Jane's plans to expand her business. Billy's college friend Rob comes to town to serve as his best man, and gets along well with Matt. Billy is stunned to see them kissing in the courtyard.
Jane slashes Alison's tires. Jake catches Jane following Alison and him, and orders her to stop stalking them. Jane files a restraining order against Jake. Sam pushes Billy away after Jane shares details of his past, but Billy is able to win her trust. Amanda denies Craig's attempt to undermine her in front of a client. Amanda becomes annoyed when Peter neglects his job and begins hanging out at Kyle's restaurant and drinking heavily. Michael sleeps with Megan, the woman he met while jogging. Sydney tells Kyle that the artist she represents is a Russian immigrant named Samuel Kirov, and offers to sell him the painting. Samantha reluctantly agrees to this deception. Matt is thrown out of medical school, and suspects that the doctor at the rehab facility, Dan Hathaway, squealed on him. Dan tells Matt that the classmate who got him hooked ratted on people after he was busted. Dan helps Matt get back into school after he agrees to counseling.
Brett learns that Mrs. Shaw tried to shoot Michael. He threatens to turn her in unless she returns to Cleveland and checks into a sanitarium. Michael and Megan catch them at the airport, but Michael agrees to Brett's plan. Mrs. Shaw escapes during a stopover and returns to Los Angeles. She slips into an operating room and tries to attack Michael with a scalpel. Megan tackles her and is slashed in the stomach. She has complications during surgery and lapses into a coma. Brett holds a bedside vigil. Eric decides to seize control of Amanda's agency. She finally gives in and agrees to sleep with him. Taylor tells Kyle, who breaks into the hotel room and throws Eric through a glass door. He will only keep him from falling off the balcony if he says that he didn't sleep with Amanda. Lexi falls apart when she runs out of pills. Brett agrees to refill her prescription. Craig and Billy bond on a bowling date with Sam and Jennifer. Billy asks Craig to be his best man. Craig loses Jennifer by sle
Sydney resents Jane's new relationship with her mother. Sherry lies about the identity of Jane's biological father, but later reveals that he was a producer with whom she had slept to win a part. Amanda and Craig take a business trip to Palm Springs. When Peter arrives to surprise Amanda, he finds her having dinner with Craig and wearing a pearl necklace. Peter refuses to listen to her explanation, and trashes the restaurant. Amanda throws him out of the apartment. Taylor decides to donate one of Samantha's paintings to a charity auction. Sam (who hasn't received any money from the sales) tries to buy it back, but Sydney bids on the painting to drive up the price and make Kyle look generous. Sydney is in a bind when she accidentally buys the painting, and hopes that the man who bid against her will take it off her hands. He is actually an employee of computer genius Carter Gallavan, who buys the painting and takes a liking to Syd. Billy retrieves the painting that Sam gave to Craig. Bi
Lexi buys the apartment building, using a front so that Amanda will unwittingly accept her offer. She takes over as landlord, prompting Amanda and Kyle to move in with Jane temporarily. Michael and Lexi drug Ryan, then snoop in his apartment and find information about his trip to New York. They pose as a priest and nun to gain entry to the boarding school and meet Sarah. Lexi, claiming to be Megan, convinces Sarah to give Ryan permission to remarry. Megan goes to work at AWA and steals Lexi's clients. Michael stops Lexi from attacking Megan, so she agrees to join him for drinks. Ryan comes to Megan's apartment to tell him about Sarah, only to find a naked Michael hiding in the closet. Peter and Eve agree not to spend their money, but she accepts an offer to buy half of Kyle's club. Eve bitch-slaps Dr. Shulman when she continues to make trouble at the hospital. Peter buys the hospital and implements more patient-friendly policies. He allows Dr. Shulman to purchase a seat on the board of
Billy dedicates himself to making his marriage work, although he is still drawn to Jennifer. Sam is shocked by Jeff's impromptu marriage proposal. Taylor hides out at the beach house until Michael ensures that Nick has left town. Nick sends Kyle a note apologizing for Taylor's death. She laughs it off. Kyle (with Jen's help) discovers that ""Christine"" was in contact with Nick. Amanda refuses to have anything to do with Kyle. She seeks Peter's advice and creates a rift between Peter and Lexi, who have just moved into a new condo. Peter bails on a dinner with Amanda and returns home to apologize to Lexi. Brett suggests that he and Megan get away from their ex-spouses and make a fresh start. He reveals that he is in the running for a position at a research hospital in Philadelphia.
Kyle tries to manipulate Taylor into revealing the truth about her scheme involving Christine. Although Michael warns her to keep quiet, Taylor comes clean after Kyle threatens to break up with her. Kyle insults Taylor and her unborn child, then departs for the Dominican Republic. Amanda and Kyle's divorce is finalized. She marries Rory, as Kyle arrives at the ceremony seconds too late. Taylor tries to commit suicide through carbon monoxide poisoning. Jennifer tells Billy that she has known about Sam's affair with Jeff for months. Jennifer reveals her affair with Billy to Jeff and convinces him to tell Samantha. A furious Sam attacks Jennifer, but Billy comes to Jen's defense. Sam moves out of the apartment. Megan takes a job waitressing at the jazz club after the medical practice lets her go. She learns that Michael cost Brett the Philadelphia job by telling Larner about her past profession. She holds this information over Michael's head to stop him from making trouble at the practice
Kyle becomes suspicious of Eve after she angrily rejects a record deal. Eve visits the courthouse. Peter catches her in a lie about her whereabouts, but she covers her tracks by giving him a present. He asks her to move in with him. Amanda abruptly sends Jane on a business trip to Chicago, where she works closely with Alex. Alex promises to remain professional, but he and Jane end up kissing passionately. Peter tries to distract Michael by throwing a bachelor party. The evening is spoiled by the distraught stripper, who whines about her ex-boyfriend. Peter drugs Michael to stop him from going to Chicago. Megan and Ryan behave coldly to each other. Ryan ignores his brother's warning and sleeps with Lexi.
Megan catches Michael and Taylor together. Kyle demands a paternity test. Amanda confronts Eric about his intentions toward her. Eric comes to Megan's defense when Michael accosts her at the restaurant. Sydney's father comes to visit Craig, only to find a half-naked Jennifer in his apartment. Jennifer arranges a reconciliation between the two. Mr. Andrews gives all of Syd's life insurance money to Craig, who decides to live a life of leisure. Billy shows up in Sam's Maryland hometown and tries to convince her to come home with him. Her mother threatens him with a shotgun when he refuses to leave Sam alone.