David's Right In The Visual Aids: Beverly Hills, 90210's 'Commencement' Makes A Good Sleep Aid
It's high school's last hurrah for the gang, and the best episode ever for fans of royal blue gowns.
Listen along with the Again With This podcast on "Commencement" if you like real-life valedictorian war stories and also gentle snoring.
Run your last, Jose Canseco extra! Wherever you ended up, we hope you're still rocking Jamz.
Dylan's hair cannot withstand the twin perils of sunlight and touch football. (Cute dress on Brenda, though.)
Seriously, how many of these overdyed jackets does Brandon have?! And is a jean jacket really necessary in L.A. in May? (That's a rhetorical question, it definitely isn't.)
We wish Mrs. T could have used these gorgeous talons to open Steve's jugular for him, but since she didn't, we're just happy we got to see them. Claw on, Kween!
We are all David. Or Brenda. Or a combination of both
We're definitely not Dylan, though, who's turning into a live-action comic strip character right before our eyes. (And no, not that one.)
"Relics from the bimbo era"? Sure. But come on, Kelly. Keep!
Now that we've learned more about her, can we blame Felice for the fact that Donna doesn't know how to hug someone without looking like she's posing for a hand cream ad?
Vivien Leigh (and Donna) got nothing on this wasp-waisted look on Cindy.
Dylan's not your boyfriend anymore, Brenda. When you go over to his house, you have to wear a bra.
And yet, amazingly, Dylan can still force himself to remember her eyes are up here. (Eternally! Thanks, gif technology!)
Get in your licks about Loaf Head while you can; when you see him next, he will have taken care of that shit.
"Braying douchebag says what?"
The prospect that Andrea might LIKE HIM like him makes Brandon sweat like he never did when HE THOUGHT A BOOKIE MIGHT BREAK HIS LEGS OFF.
Nothing is more refreshing with a healthy lunch than some delicious Cula!
Everyone who's pulled off a flawless ponytail, take one step forward. ...Not so fast, Scrunchie.
"Braves fan equals asshole." - Sarah.
Snaps for Brenda and her flawless head-to-toe casual look -- an especially nice change from her goth try-hard look!
Is Dylan shocked to see his mother show up unannounced (again), or that she thinks this tablecloth is okay to wear to his commencement?
...But aw, family awkwardness. Feels real.
And speaking of family awkwardness...
Business in the front; dead man's party in the back.
Snaps for DONNA and HER flawless head-to-toe casual look...on the left. She changes into this eyelet-napkin-trimmed affair for school. Why.
But then, her Garth impression will make you yearn for even her dumbest dresses.
THIS ISN'T REHEARSAL, JENNIE, TRY ACTING LIKE YOU'RE TRYING.
This moment feels more like Luke Perry gently ranking on squeaky-clean Jason Priestley than Dylan ranking on Brandon.
...Though it works either way. See how Brandon's eating the whole side of Nikki's face in this cross-fade?!
Mustard MC Hammer may or may not be the singer who can't stay on key.
And the Pleated Avenger gets one last chance to pleat in front of his classmates.
None of you realized you should wear your hair up or at the very least in a low ponytail with your caps?
But maybe we shouldn't critique the opening-credits ladies' hair when this extra's walking around with a graduation cap crammed onto this hair reef.
This is not Nana about to say "fuck," but we wish it were.
Speaking of fuck: Brandon's pep talk is very yelly. Who's surprised?
"That's right, Kelly. It's me. Others may know me as Monopoly's Rich Uncle Pennybags, but you can always call me your Rich Daddy Pennybags."
Jim is either overcome with emotion about his children graduating, or dealing with an obstructed bowel.
Dylan manages to put on a pleasant face to pose with his biological mother...
...and literally the hugest grin we've EVER seen on him with his real parents.
Yep, Cat Butt Mouth and Goofus are definitely on the same page in this relationship.
No eight idiots were ever more excessively proud to put a piece of canvas on a thing.