Unless you went to “fake high school” like Jennie Garth, you probably know author Thomas Wolfe popularized the idea that you can’t go home again. However, the literary titan didn’t account for the near hypnotic pull of a certain 90’s teen soap opera called Beverly Hills 90210. Now, after nearly 20 years, the graduates reunite for BH 90210!
Well…sorta. In this new FOX dramedy, the actors who brought to life classic characters like Kelly Taylor and Donna Martin are front and center lampooning their (sometimes) over-the-top celebrity personas. It’s a kind of hybrid of reel and real-life — very meta.
For example, bubbly Jennie Garth, who is still married to her third husband David Abrams, is portrayed as a three-time loser at love with serious anger management issues.
Below are the top seven OMG moments from the premiere episode of BH 90210 entitled The Reunion, which took place at a 90210 convention — a totally brilliant setup that allowed for tons of opportunities for them to make fun of themselves.
30th Anniversary Blues
It’s been almost three decades since the entire 90210 cast has reunited and, given the animosity and hurt feelings amongst some of the former co-stars, it’s certain that the only thing that could get them into a room would be the 30th anniversary of the show that made them superstars – and the money.