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Quick Thought: "90210"

One quick thought about last night's episode of 90210 ("Model Behavior"), as it featured the final appearance (for now anyway) of one Brenda Walsh (a.k.a. Shannen Doherty).

Did anyone else feel that the ending--in which Brenda tearfully deleted Dylan's contact information from her mobile phone--was pretty cheesy, as well as woefully lacking in the drama department to boot?

I wished that she would have instead called Dylan and said something to the effect of "She knows," implying some sort of relationship or secret goings-on between Brenda and Dylan. (Why did he call Brenda instead of Kelly?) Some line of dialogue or action that would have at least opened the door to further developments down the road, or changed the interactions we've seen over the last few weeks between Brenda and Kelly. Having her delete his info was meaningless, especially if Luke Perry won't be appearing on the series and if Brenda won't be returning to BevHills anytime soon.

Of course, as I half-joked to my wife after watching this, I also wished that Brenda would have instead placed a call and said something like, "Move to Phase Two. Kill Kelly Taylor and Ryan Matthews."

But that might just be because I still have Chuck on the brain. And because Ryan is proving to be way too whiny for his own good.

Comments

Anonymous said…
"Move to Phase Two. Kill Kelly Taylor and Ryan Matthews."

Yes, please! Anything to make this show more interesting and put a stop to Matthews' whining and awful hair.
Anonymous said…
That whole fashion show was bizarre. And, supposedly, it was the photographer's biggest event of the season? Once again, 90210 needs to turn to Gossip Girl to see how it should be done. The fashion show in last week's GG may have been over the top but at least it was interesting!
Anonymous said…
this show is such a soap opera i can't stop watching. watch the episodes at firstonmars.com
Anonymous said…
That would have been awesome. I would also have loved Jack Bristow to drive up next to Brenda and tell her to get in the car if she wanted to live.
Anonymous said…
I TOTALLY thought she was going to call him and say, "We have to talk" or "Kelly suspects"

That deleting thing was just lame.

Also, is it just me, or...

Do they have different writers writing for Naomi every episode? They have NO idea what to do with her or who she is. Is she the bitch? Is she a sad, misunderstood lovelorn optimist? She changes every week, sometimes scene to scene. I could blame the actress, whom I detested on Nip/Tuck, but I am not even sure it's her fault.

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