When he suffers a serious knee injury and comes home, a guilt-ridden Samantha returns to him. 20 Episodes 1999. The sexy and catty Drew Pragin moves into Auggie's old apartment and immediately clashes with Lauren over his love of loud rock music. Amanda catches Billy and Jennifer making out at the jazz club, and drops hints about Sam's affair. Mad props to everyone involved with the show & our fans! Peter discovers blood on the bumper. "[14] Ostroff also told reporters that unlike the original series, the new version would try to capture life in the Los Angeles Melrose neighborhood. guy at WPK where she asks him to spy on Amanda's e-mails in an attempt to get the best on her. Even after they sleep together, he is unwilling to tell her anything about Christine. Meanwhile, David accuses Michael of murdering Sydney, as Lauren applies to be on Michael's team at the hospital, and Violet continues to make her move on Auggie. A gunshot victim named Spider convinces Michael that he can get rich by starting a clinic in the man's neighborhood. Megan learns that Brett cared for her during the coma, while Michael focused on his career. Meanwhile, Megan finds herself caught in the middle of the continuing conflict between Peter and Michael. Rate. They pay off Bob. Kyle rejects Amanda's reconciliation attempt, as he feels he can no longer trust her. 1 trending topic on Twitter for about an hour on its debut night, and its ratings put it in second place among its core young adult audience in the 9 pm hour. 9 January 1995 9 Jan 1995. Riley helps Jonah film a wedding, but the two get into a big fight in the middle of the ceremony. Michael is arrested for causing a scene at the strip club while searching for Amber. David receives life-changing news from an unexpected source, while Michael wallows in self-pity over learning about his late wife's involvement with Sydney's murder. "[22] The Hollywood Reporter announced on March 17, 2009, that Jessica Lucas had won the role of Riley. Kyle does not show for the wedding after discovering a suicide note from Christine. Nick, Tiffany, Jeff, Spider, Nurse Dena. A drunken Billy kisses Connie, who immediately phones the out-of-town Sam. "A Tree Talks in Melrose" gs: Myles Abrey [ Process Server ], Daniel Guzman [ Limo Driver ], Eamonn Hunt [ Mr. Miller ], Chad Weatherford [ Delivery Man ], Roger Nehls [ Young Guy ] musical guest: Jon Secada rc: Connie Michael pulls out all the stops in an attempt to win back Megan. Taylor becomes concerned by Kyle's drinking problem. Nick, Tiffany, Jeff, Mia, Spider, Nurse Amy, Nurse Lynn. Craig refuses to make a commitment to Jennifer, but she decides to accept a casual relationship. Billy asks Amanda to help overthrow Craig and start her own agency. [51] On July 20, 2009, E! "[88] Melrose Place was the No. Michael persuades his family to invest money in the venture. After Kyle overhears Taylor and Peter arguing about her "pregnancy," Taylor tells Kyle that the baby is his. Lexi admits that she misses Peter and takes him back. Peter is outraged when Michael makes Brett (Coop) a partner without consulting him. Lexi's father collapses during the argument and later dies. "[57] Ausiello revealed that Locklear would play Ella's boss at WPK, calling it "a genius move that will pit the show's former and current vixens against one another. Brett tips off Peter about Lexi's pill addiction. Peter learns that Lexi's car struck a homeless man named Bob Matthews. [55] A rep for Melrose Place later confirmed the news to Access Hollywood, stating that Fox would appear in the eighth episode. Every available episode for Season 3 of Melrose Place on CBS All Access Mr. Andrews gives all of Syd's life insurance money to Craig, who decides to live a life of leisure. Sam is called away from her honeymoon to take a business trip, and Connie tries to create friction between Billy and her. Host Daphne Zuniga counts down 20 pivotal "Melrose Moments" from the series' first three seasons. Our fans really love that heightened drama as you can see when you watch One Tree Hill and Gossip Girl. As is her wont, Lauren lies to Ella about her secret work. Kyle finally saves Eric after he admits that he didn't sleep with Amanda. Kyle accuses Amanda of being insensitive to Craig's situation. Michael is jealous when Eric begins pursuing Megan. Also, Drew begins to moonlight in a rock band, and Amanda catches Ben and Riley in a compromising position as she continues searching for the stolen painting. [89], Metacritic gave the episode a Metascore of 57, signifying mixed reviews, a weighted average based on a select 23 critical reviews. Online reported the possibility of a new version of Melrose in September 2008,[6] though The CW declined to confirm any such project at that time. Still freaked out by the recent murder, the Melrose Place tenants try to resume some sense of a normal life. Entertainment Weekly welcomes cast back together from classic TV show. Christine tells Kyle to move on with his life. Samantha gets into an argument with Billy's mother before the wedding. Brett believes that Michael is to blame when Lexi's lawyers get a hold of his financial records. D&D Beyond Lexi manipulates Bob into clearing her of all charges, then reveals that she and Peter had only pretended to break up. [36], Ausiello reported on May 19, 2009, that the series had been picked up by The CW. The attraction between Billy and Jennifer continues to grow. Kyle (with Jen's help) discovers that "Christine" was in contact with Nick. Cooper moves into Matt's vacant apartment at Melrose and begins snooping into the place's history and the residents, including Michael's history with Kimberly. Jeff, Rory, Dr. Visconti, Dr. Larner. Lexi hits something with her car while under the influence of pills. Meanwhile, a work incident causes Jonah to pretend he's engaged to Ella who really gets into the role playing. Sam rejects him, but is jealous when she sees Jen having dinner with Jeff. He threatens to use his clout as chief-of-staff to have the company blackballed. Michael convinces Jennifer that Brett's sketches are forgeries, and persuades her to steal them. Brett suggests that he and Megan get away from their ex-spouses and make a fresh start. [62] After the season finale, series producer Darren Swimmer left a statement on his Twitter account saying, "Melrose Place: Thnx for the love, fans. Michael agrees to arrange a sperm donation. Detective Rodriguez shows up at Violet's apartment asking questions about her connection to Sydney, but she flees though the window. When the pressure of planning their wedding becomes too much, Jonah and Riley decide to head to Las Vegas to elope, but the day doesn't quite go as planned. "[14], On January 19, 2009, with Mark Schwahn now officially off the project, Ausiello reported that The CW were talking with Darren Swimmer and Todd Slavkin (showrunners of The CW's Smallville) about helming the new Melrose Place. The AWA client reports that every major league team is looking to sign Jeff Baylor after his contract runs out. Lexi hides a pill addiction from Peter. Desperate, Ella turns to David for help. Jeff refuses to report to spring training after Sam rejects him. Also, an incarcerated Michael gives David information about Sydney's killer and Amanda bonds with Violet over Sydney, but of course Amanda has an ulterior motive in getting to know Violet. Sam is put off when Billy begins smothering her with attention. Michael plans to torch his failing clinic for the insurance money, but Megan persuades the priest who received Michael's donation to purchase the facility. [66] The Los Angeles Times later confirmed that Sydney would be found dead in the first 10 minutes of the premiere episode, a turn of events which means "anything could happen" in the new series, according to executive producer Slavkin. With Drew's help, Riley throws a fundraiser for her education foundation, but when Drew tries to increase the donations by auctioning off a date with Riley, things go awry after Drew and a jealous Jonah get into a bidding war. Upset over their fight, Riley turns to Auggie for comfort. A number of 90210 characters made regular appearances in the first 2-3 episodes of Melrose Place. Billy Campbell arrives and charms his way into moving in with Alison, even though he gets on her nerves and has no money for the rent. Peter doesn't want to face the suit alone, so Lexi tries to goad Brett into staying. Taylor forces Michael to become her "donor" when she cannot gain access to a sperm bank. Amanda refuses to have anything to do with Kyle. Christine escapes from the duo, and says that she will tell Kyle and Amanda that she is an impostor. Melrose Place, a primetime soap opera created by Darren Star, premiered on July 8, 1992 on Fox network in the United States and ended on May 24, 1999. Online reported that actress Kelly Carlson had been cast as a madam who convinces Lauren to work for her as part of her prostitution ring. However, Peter suggests that Kyle stay away from Christine, and orders him to marry Amanda. Show runners Slavkin and Swimmer were quoted as saying "We're ecstatic to have the chance to bring Amanda Woodward back to Melrose Place. Eric comes to Megan's defense when Michael accosts her at the restaurant. Amanda goads Eric into admitting his feelings for her, then tells him that she doesn't feel the same way. He will only keep him from falling off the balcony if he says that he didn't sleep with Amanda. Kyle and Amanda get engaged. I wanted to make sure that we used the old characters in the right way, in a way that made sense to the new characters as well. Meanwhile, Lauren succumbs to the merciless Dr. Mancini's threats to break up with David. He later rejects her and says that he only slept with her out of loneliness. Melrose Place - Full Cast & Crew. Peter goes to an isolated cabin to clear his head, but Michael follows him. Smallville producers Todd Slavkin and Darren Swimmer were showrunners of the series. Amanda has suffered a broken back. [37] Presenting its 2009–2010 season schedule on May 21, 2009, The CW announced its intention to air Melrose Place after 90210 on Tuesday nights, in the same way their parent shows had been paired when the original Melrose Place debuted on Fox in July 1992. Samantha does not face any criminal charges, but Craig vows revenge. [41] As the series opens, new Melrose Place resident Violet finds Sydney floating dead in the courtyard pool. Nick tells Taylor that the Christine impostor was Tiffany Hart, a former lover who had been injured in a car accident with a drunken Nick behind the wheel. The two had been separated for five years due to Amanda faking her death to escape him. Billy works on a campaign for a dance studio. The series was met with mixed reviews from critics. Kyle experiences nightmares about Christine, a lover who died in the Gulf War. Panne de courant à Melrose Place (The Night the Lights Went Out at Melrose) Tissu de mensonges (Suspicion) Un mariage raté (Fiddling on the Roof) L'angoisse de Jane (Lethal Wedding 4) Le passé d'Eve (When Cheerleaders Attack) Un enfant à tout prix (Suddenly Sperm) Drôle de père Noël (The Usual Santas) La déprime de Kyle (The Kyle High Club) Billy and Samantha try to convince a hot baseball prospect named Jeff Baylor to become a spokesman for one of their clients. Jane Andrews, Sydney's sister, comes to Melrose Place and announces that she inherited the building from Sydney. Taylor pulls out the $25,000 and convinces Kyle that she won it at the casino. Andrew Shue as Billy Campbell [ episodes 1 - 199 ] Courtney Thorne-Smith as Alison Parker [ seasons 1 - 5 ] Grant Show as Jake Hanson [ seasons 1 - 5 ] Josie Bissett as Jane Mancini [ episodes 1 - 146; 200+ ] Doug Savant as Matt Fielding Jr. [ episodes 1 - 166 ] Vanessa Williams as Rhonda Blair [ season 1 ] Meanwhile, Ella wants to hack into the WPK files to erase the fake evidence against her for embezzlement, but Jonah strongly disagrees with her tactics, so she looks to David for help. Brett and Megan fly to Philadelphia for his interview. Taylor threatens her when she tries to leave town. Still in desperate need of tuition money, Lauren agrees to go out on another date in exchange for money, but inadvertently winds up at the same party as David and Ella. Taylor tells Kyle that he is the father of her baby. He gets drunk, and agrees to pose as Craig. rc: Jennifer blackmails Lexi into freeing Brett of his alimony obligations, then gets him to hand over his "forged" sketches of the cauterizer. Series Top 100 News Premium Forum. After learning Auggie's blood was on Sydney's murder weapon, the police search his apartment and demand the other residents tell them where he went after he was fired from Coal. Lexi's father continues to put down Peter and compare him to Brett. Created by Todd Slavkin, Darren Swimmer, Darren Star. Bob develops a crush on Lexi. Larner's wife tells Megan that her husband is influential, and that Brett is being asked to choose between the job and Megan. There are rare exceptions of a hot prospect playing for an independent team, such as when Florida State standout J.D. 02. Lexi's father arrives, and instantly dislikes Peter. Mia mistakenly believes that Billy is Craig, but he refuses to play along. Peter arranges for Bob to receive free treatment, and ships him off to a rehab hospital. She shares the news with Taylor, who tries to blackmail Amanda into going through with it. 11 Jan. 1999 The Kyle High Club. Ella learns from her new boss, Caleb, that her job could be in jeopardy due to a recent merger unless she brings in a huge client. Michael and Megan catch them at the airport, but Michael agrees to Brett's plan. Megan catches Michael and Taylor together. Lexi falls apart when she runs out of pills. As a result of Jane's tip, the police bring Ella in for questioning about Sydney's murder. She is distraught when her first job (at Field/Mancini) goes by the wayside when Brett sues Michael for stealing his invention. Amanda is wracked with guilt, and pushes Kyle away. Mon, Jan 9, 1995 60 mins. Jack Parezi is a recurring character on Season 4 of FOX drama soap Melrose Place. Kyle romances Taylor in the hopes of pumping her for information about Christine's return. Sydney's father comes to visit Craig, only to find a half-naked Jennifer in his apartment. "[87] The Los Angeles Times compared the update to the original, noting that "Camp has given way to noir, soap has morphed into mystery, and acting and dialogue have become more sophisticated while alcoholism, drug addiction, infidelity and even murder remain among the permanent residents of the fictitious 4616 Melrose Place. Christine tries to back out of Nick's scam because she doesn't feel Kyle deserves such treatment. Michael's stalker fires shots at him at the beach house. After thirty-two … Episode 17. Billy dedicates himself to making his marriage work, although he is still drawn to Jennifer. [1][2] The series is a revival of the 1990s Fox series of the same name and is the fifth series in the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise. [91] Episodes were aired in English, and are subtitled in Spanish, Portuguese, or French. In the thrilling series finale, Terry and Sarah survive the car accident where Ryan finally makes amends meet between Megan and Terry, who agrees to leave town and Ryan to start over his life with Megan and Sarah. He is left completely exhausted when both Taylor and a suddenly conciliatory Megan show up at his hotel. Also, David fears he may be responsible for Sydney's death. Brett fires Craig, who attacks Jennifer. Eric agrees to cease his takeover of the restaurant and jazz club if Amanda sleeps with him. She and Peter are instantly drawn to each other. In a continuation of the previous episode, Michael is on the phone talking to Jane … She confronts Jennifer in the bathroom. Online announced that actress Brooke Burns had been cast as Vanessa, wife of Dr. Michael Mancini and mother of his younger son Noah. Jennifer tries to provide Craig with emotional support. Jefferson Kibbee. Taylor forces Christine to write a letter claiming that she slept with Kyle. A guide listing the titles AND air dates for episodes of the TV series Melrose Place (1992). Billy nearly proposes to Samantha, but backs off. On October 31, 2008, Entertainment Weekly writer Michael Ausiello reported that One Tree Hill creator Mark Schwahn had been approached about running what was being called "Melrose Place 2.0". Amanda confronts Eric about his intentions toward her. He reveals that he is in the running for a position at a research hospital in Philadelphia. Connie is hired as Sam's new assistant. Michael confronts Brett, who is arrested for punching him. It was a great run. Michael and Megan attend counseling, and are told to go 48 hours without lying. The title (Melrose Place: The DVD Edition, Part 1 of 2) Pictures of the cast (very professional looking) Summary: There's a new generation turning up the heat in television's most fabulous apartment complex as all 18 episodes of the new Melrose Place arrive on DVD! [48] The next day, Entertainment Weekly reported that original series star Daphne Zuniga would be returning as photographer Jo Reynolds for at least two episodes. She becomes even more upset when he shows up at the hospital as the newest resident and is just as ambitious and crafty as she. He punches Jeff, and Sam is knocked unconscious during the scuffle. Jake goes on a drinking binge in the aftermath of his brother's death. Peter warns Kyle that Amanda is trying to have herself transferred to a rehab hospital. Elsewhere, Riley and Drew share a sweet date during an outing to East L.A. David's new role as a restaurant owner is put to the test after he loses some of his staff on the day an important food critic has come to review Coal. He gives her a job at Amanda's agency, and she and Billy get engaged. Meanwhile, Jonah decides to throw a party in the courtyard to celebrate his new-found success. Nick accidentally trips her. Michael's recommendation helps Matt get a job at an AIDS clinic. He professes his love in the courtyard, much to Brett's surprise. Lexi still refuses to take him back. Love Thy Neighbor: Best Moments of Melrose Place. Amanda and Michael have an awkward reunion. [15] On February 6, 2009, Ausiello confirmed that Swimmer and Slavkin were officially hired as the show runners of the spin-off, and discussed some of the new show's characters that were yet to be cast. Lauren meets a john at the hotel bar after being stood up by Toby and decides to take her new side job to the next level. Asses to Ashes is the 35th episode of Season 7 and the series finale of Melrose Place. Taylor learns that she is not pregnant. The pleasures abound within the walls of the new 'MP,' but be warned: You'll want to take a shower afterward. Craig pines for Jennifer. Michael is ousted from the practice after Amber gets drunk and embarrasses him at a company function. Brett provides Craig with proof that Michael stole his invention. Craig steals Jennifer's car at gunpoint and drives to the desert. Meanwhile, Lauren is torn between going on a shopping date with Riley for her wedding and impressing her new boss Wendi who just set her up on a "date." Billy asks Craig to be his best man. Brett learns he will inherit ten million dollars from Sterling if he remarries Lexi within a year. [11][12][13], In January 2009, The CW's head of entertainment, Dawn Ostroff, discussed the network's plans to develop a Melrose Place update, stating that she had yet to identify a writer, and that the proposed project would include both returning and new characters. Holding onto her job puts pressure on Ella, whose efforts to further secret crush Jonah's career do not help his relationship with his new fiancée Riley. Online that his departure was a network decision driven by the show's weak ratings, and that his character Auggie would not be killed off. Craig loses Jennifer by sleeping with the assistant hotel manager after Billy's bachelor party. Bob threatens to go to the police unless Peter breaks up with Lexi. [41] "It will feel nostalgic, but it's not the old Melrose," Slavkin said. While David steals a valuable painting from his own father Michael Mancini in the dark of night, sous chef Auggie — seemingly the resident most upset by Sydney's death — burns a bloody chef's uniform. [53] Later that week, E! Eric, Connie, Mrs. Shaw, Nurse Amy, Nurse Lynn. Billy shows up in Sam's Maryland hometown and tries to convince her to come home with him. Billy is forced to decorate with Connie when Sam has to work late. Craig's ad agency collapses after Eric pressures his investors. Rate. [50] That same day, TV Guide Magazine reported that actor Victor Webster had also been cast as Caleb, Ella's gay publicist boss. Brett agrees to refill her prescription. Elsewhere, Lauren covers for Michael's mistake at the hospital, and he responds by paying off her student loan. The series first aired on July 8, 1992. 2. Mrs. Shaw pays Brett a surprise visit. Megan tackles her and is slashed in the stomach. Jennifer learns that Craig has instituted potentially deadly cost-cutting moves at the cauterizer company. "[41] Swimmer added, "We felt the only way to incorporate the old characters into the new show was for it to feel like it was part of the story and came from the story. She hits her head on the bumper of Kyle's car and is killed instantly. Megan and Brett get engaged. As Bad As It Gets. It's known for its nighttime soap opera qualities and having truly wild moments in almost every episode. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Peter goes along with the plan, and Michael is stripped of his title. Online confirmed that Locklear was again in talks to join the update as her original series character Amanda. Amanda moves into Sydney's penthouse while her Bel Air mansion is being built and takes an interest in David as part of her continuing agenda. Where to Watch. Samantha follows Billy back to Los Angeles. A guilt-ridden Amanda urges Kyle to spend time with Taylor. Taylor tricks Amanda into surrendering her share of the jazz club. A panicked Lexi overdoses. 10 Best: The B*tch Is Back (8.5) Due to low ratings, it was cancelled by The CW on May 20, 2010, after one season. Amanda realizes that Christine is lying, and dares her to kill herself. All signs say no, but no official word yet. [47] Taylor Cole was next booked to guest star as David's ex-girlfriend, followed by Taryn Manning as a singer whose music video is directed by Jonah. Meanwhile, Ella discovers Lauren's expensive new clothing and lingerie plus a large envelope of cash and confronts her roommate about the late nights she's been working. Peter and Lexi tell him about Brett's relationship with Kimberly. Michael interrupts Brett's vigil for Megan, and takes the credit when she recovers. She reconciles with Kyle. Jennifer arranges a reconciliation between the two. Peter and Megan lash out at Brett when he suggests that Michael be ousted from the practice. But when Lauren decides to quit her call-girl profession after one last job, she finds her latest client is Michael Mancini. [6] Some weeks later, The CW and CBS Paramount Network Television (successor-in-interest of Spelling Television and therefore the legal rights holders to Melrose Place) said they were "exploring the possibility" of creating a new version of the series, to potentially debut in the 2009–2010 TV season and targeting their "prized demographic: young women. Spider is killed in a shootout, and leaves Michael a key to a locker filled with cash. [16], On February 25, 2009, The Hollywood Reporter reported that the first actor cast in the new series was Michael Rady, whose character Jonah was compared to Andrew Shue's Billy Campbell from the original Melrose Place. Connie takes a temporary job at Amanda Woodward Advertising. Rate. [2][49] On July 17, 2009, E! Elsewhere, Violet maliciously sabotages another employee at Coal so she can get closer to Auggie. [26][27] The Hollywood Reporter reported on April 3, 2009, that Shaun Sipos had landed the final regular role in the series – Jake's son David – now described as a rich kid whose "bad-boy behavior has cut him off from the family's money. The police inform Jennifer that Craig has killed himself. Peter submits to counseling after attacking Michael. S7, Ep20. [54] On August 31, 2009, former LA Laker Rick Fox announced he would be guest-starring on the series as an LA club owner. Peter proves that he is not responsible for the death of Lexi's father, as Sterling had a pre-existing medical condition. With Heather Locklear, Andrew Shue, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Thomas Calabro.