|At the end of last season, the lives of more
than a dozen characters hung in the balance, with Jake in a midair
fall; Matt wrongfully imprisoned for murder; and Kimberly poised to
blow up the remaining resident; of L.A.'s coolest address.
The fourth-season opener should reveal their fates ... and then some. With set-side secrecy at a maximum, the only things we can guarantee are that Anne-Marie Johnson signs on as Matt's lawyer and James Handy, who's played tough guys on NYPD Blue and Beverly Hills 90210, changes pace to return as the accused killer's father.
|98||[MP-402]||9/18/95||[9/16/95]||[unknown]||2395095||Melrose Place Is Like A Box Of Chocolates|
|Out on bail and under emotional strain, Matt
fights with Paul, and later with Jake; Peter lobbies on behalf of
Kimberly, who's declared fit to stand trial; Alison returns to D&D
and upsets Billy; Brooke and Billy have different reasons for
being surprised by an inheritance,
Hobbs: Francis X. McCarthy.
|Billy's attention to Alison sends Brooke
running to Daddy; Matt's lawyer (Anne-Marie Johnson) objects to his
plan for Paul (David Beecroft); Jo is hired by Jane, who may have
overstepped her bounds; Kimberly's Demon (Zitto Kazann) visits
at an opportune time.
Dr. Reshay: Alexandra Hedison.
|Brooke finds a skeleton in Amanda's
closet; Richard (Patrick Muldoon) proposes to Jane; Kimberly
undergoes electroshock therapy; Michael urges Matt to sue Dr. Hobbs
(Francis X. McCarthy); Sydney and Michael upset Kimberly.
Jack Parezi: Antonio Sabato Jr. Shelly Hanson: Hudson Leick. Tom Riley: Lewis Smith. Kimberly's Demon (Henry): Zitto Kazann.
|Brooke is haunted by her discovery in
Miami; Hayley approaches Alison about breaking up Billy and Brooke;
Kimberly's mother (Janet Carroll) sheds some light on the origin
of her daughter's mental problems; Hobbs offers Matt and out-of-court
Jack: Antonio Sabato Jr. Shelly: Hudson Leick. Richard: Patrick Muldoon.
|102||[MP-406]||10/09/95||[10/07/95]||[unknown]||2395099||The Jane Mutiny|
|Kimberly gets good news from the Medical
Review Board-with a catch; Jack and Amanda agree on divorce plans.
Meanwhile, Hayley (Perry King) snubs Brooke for Alison, personally
and professionally; and Jo and Hobbs (Francis X. McCarthy) have
loose lips; she about Jane and he at his deposition.
Tom: Lewis Smith. Jack: Antonio Sabato Jr.
|103||[MP-407]||10/16/95||[10/14/95]||[unknown]||2395100||Let The Games Begin|
|Kimberly apologizes at Amanda's "Survived
the Blast" bash, while Michael and Sydney launch a plan to push their
hostess over the edge. Meanwhile, Brooke witnesses her father's
late-night visit to Alison; Matt makes peace with his father (James
Handy); and Jack (Antonio Sabato Jr.) tries to get closer to Amanda.
Marc: Zitto Kazann.
|104||[MP-408]||10/23/95||[10/21/95]||[unknown]||2395101||Dial "M" For Melrose|
|Peter comes to Amanda's aid regarding
Jack, but Michael butts in; Hayley and Alison reveal their relationship
to Brooke and Billy; Kimberly violates her parole, and breaks free
from "Henry" (Zitto Kazann); Jane tries to mend fences wit Richard.
Diamond: Morgan Stevens.
|Richard (Patrick Muldoon) wants Jo along on his and Jane's business trip to Hawaii; Alison snoops around the Armstrong mansion; Kimberly accepts an offer from Dr. Joyce Brothers; Matt takes the entrance exam for medical school; Amanda keeps vigil by Jack-thinking "get well never."|
|Sydney plays her hand regarding Jack, but
goes surprisingly easy on Michael; Jake says aloha Hawaii-bound Jo;
Alison tests her feelings for Billy; Matt celebrates getting into
med school; Melrose Place gets a new resident.
Diamond: Morgan Stevens. Shelly: Hudson Leick.
|Sydney and Kimberly employ different forms of
blackmail to make demands on Peter, but Amanda wants little to so with
him; Jane, after striking out at Jo, schemes to win back Richard.
Ricardo Chapas: Enrique Castillo. Bobby Parezi: John Enos. Vince Parezi: David Groh.
|108||MP-412||11/20/95||11/18/95||11/07/95||2395105||Kimberly Does L.A.|
|Bobby Parezi (John Enos) arrives in L.A.;
Jane flaunts Michael in front of Richard (Patrick Muldoon);
Amanda changes course with Peter; Hayley decides to sell his mansion,
surprising Alison; Matt catches on to SHelly's misdealings; a caller
castigates Kimberly for giving bad advice.
Vic: Page Moseley. Shelly: Hudson Leick. Hayley: Perry King.
|109||MP-413||11/27/95||11/25/95||11/02/95||2395106||Hook, Line And Hayley|
|Bobby Parezi (John Enos) shirks his
family duty; Hayley (Perry King) confesses his sins to Alison;
Kimberly seeks a career change after her encounter with Vic;
Richard assuages Jo.
Vic: Page Moseley. Nicholas Diamond: Morgan Stevens. Lt. Carrie Schacter: Marabina Jaimes. Lt. Panza: Carlos Macamara.
|110||MP-414||12/04/95||12/02/95||11/17/95||2395107||Two Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest|
|Legal matter beleaguer Alison, who is
interrogated by the polive; Kimberly returns to the hospital and
offers professional counsel to Sydney; the local FBI welcomes
Bobby, who makes peace with Amanda and Peter; Matt makes friends
with an injured actor (Lonnie Schuyler); Richard alters his plans
Det. Smith: Robert Gossett. Agent: Maury Ginsberg. Bobby: John Enos.
|111||MP-415||12/11/95||12/09/95||11/30/95||2395108||Oy! To The World|
|Billy rescues Alison, but lies to Brooke about the details; Sydney chairs the hospital's Christmas party at Bobby's house, but inadvertently sabotages her plan to make Michael shine at the event; Matt gets closer to Alan (Lonnie Schuyler); Alison moves back to Melrose Place; and the FBI visits Amanda regarding Bobby (John Enos III).|
|Sydney confesses her wrongdoing to Kimberly, while Jane blames Richard and Jo for the incident; Brooke schemes to secure her inheritance and keep the truth from Billy; Alison rounds out a New Year's gathering of Bobby, Amanda and Peter (who faces a malpractice suit); Matt considers asking Alan (Lonnie Schuyler) to move in with him.|
|113||[MP-417]||1/08/96||1/06/96||12/14/95||2395110||The Brooke Stops Here|
|Sydney deflects suspicion that she caused
Jane's calamity; Billy rejects consolation from Alison; Richard
(Patrick Muldoon) interviews designers to replace Jane; Jake's
creditor asks a favor; Kimberly spills Matt's history to Alan
(Lonnie Schuyler); and Peter declares Amanda off limits to Bobby
(John Enos III).
Monty: Danny Darst. Det. Klein: Jack Andreozzi.
|114||[MP-418]||1/15/96||1/13/96||12/15/95||2395111||Sydney, Bothered And Bewildered|
|Amanda breaks up with Peter; Jo confronts
Richard about her discovery in his office; Sydney schemes to rid
herself of Jane and bring Michael home; Brooke disdains Alison's
support; Peter and Jake meet separately with Bobby's attorney
(Anne-Marie Johnson), who once defended Matt.
Kingston: Dennis Bailey.. Dr. Barth: Michael D'Amore.
|115||[MP-419]||1/22/96||1/20/96||1/10/96||2395112||The Bobby Trap|
|Bobby hears from his father (David Groh)
regarding unfinished business with Amanda; Peter makes an overture
to Alycia (Ann-Marie Johnson); Brooker and Billy see a marriage
counselor; Dr. Mancini tends to a worn-out Dr. Shaw;
peace is proposed among Richard, Jane and Jo.
John Marshall: John O'Hurley. David Erikson: Rob Youngblood. Gloria: Belita Moreno.
|2/05/96||[2/03/96]||[unknown]||2395113||No Lifeguard On Duty|
|Financial difficulties plague both
Bobby and Brooke; Kimberly is contacted by her old foe Vic
(Page Moseley); Jane sets up shop in Jake's garage; Peter recruits
Sydney to break up Bobby and Amanda; Alison lobbies for compassion
for Brooke; and Matt is disturbed by Alan's insistance on a
straight public persona for career reasons.
Alycia: Anne-Marie Johnson. Bobby: John Enos III.
|118||[MP-422]||2/12/96||2/10/96||2/09/96||2395114||Devil In A Wet Dress|
|Matt is warned that Alan's producer (Benita
Moreno) may try to break them up; Jane wins a new client over
Richard; Kimberly relocates again; Billy still can;t seem to shake
Brooke; Alycia, Peter, Amanda and Bobby make a tense dinner foresome.
Valerie: Jeri Lynn Ryan. Alycia: Anne-Marie Johnson.
|119||[MP-423]||2/19/96||2/17/96||2/16/96||2395115||The Circle Of Strife|
|Sydney retaliates after Michael fires
her at Kimberly's request; Alison suspects a personal motive
behind Billy's new aggressiveness at work; Jo helps Jane behind
Richard's back; Peter lies to Alycia (Anne-Marie Johnson) to cover
his real interest in Bibby.
Madge: Kathleen Freeman. Mabel: Juliana McCarthy. Senator Wilcox: James Ingersoll. Interviewer: Elizabeth Storm. Stefani: Frederika Kesten.
|120||[MP-424]||2/26/96||2/24/96||2/23/96||2395116||Run, Billy, Run|
|Peter's damsel cataches him playing white knight
when their plan against Bobby puts Amanda in distress; Billy infiltrates
the enemy camp in order to win a major new account; Jane gains a measure
of revenge for the designs Richard stole from her.
Evie Wainbridge: Yvette Nipar. Chandler: David Naughton. Don Pierce: Todd Waring. Alycia: Anne-Marie Johnson.
|Richard blames Jo for the fashion-show mishap;
Alison refuses to stoop to Billy's level and jump in the mud-literally-to
land a new client (Hans Tester); Matt is troubled by Alan's wedding.
Phil Ross: Ed Power. Sharon Ross: Pat Crowley. Valerie: Jeri Lynn Ryan.
|122||[MP-426]||3/11/96||3/09/96||3/05/96||2395118||The Burning Sofa|
|Sydney comes to Bobby's rescue; Peter supplies
what Alycia demands in order for him to escape from her control; Jake
becomes suspicious of Jane's new connection with Richard; Kimberly
consults with Peter about her personality problem.
Claire: Teresa Hill. Lief: Hans Tester. David: Rob Youngblood.
|123||[MP-427]||3/18/96||3/16/96||3/12/96||2395119||Triumph Of The Bill|
|Amanda ignores orders and assigns a keynote speech to Alison instead of Billy, who steals client Julie Newmar (appearing as herself) from another agency. Meanwhile, Kimberly exhibits another personality; Bobby finds a new career and new digs.|
|124||[MP-428]||4/01/96||3/30/96||3/23/96||2395120||What Goes Up, Must Come Down|
|At Kimberly's request, Peter takes Michael on
a getaway, where both are pursued by wanton women wanting favors; Jo
babysits the son of Sydney's friend (Juastine Priestley); Billy helps
Amanda get what she wants at D&D.
Teri Carson: Loni Anderson. Bransi Carson: Denise Richards. Tyler: Robert Bishop.
|Peter rejects the idea of offering Teri (Loni Anderson) a financial settlement; Richard and Jane take a business trip to New York; Jo consults an expert (Brad Johnson) regarding Tyler; Bobby doesn't invest in an old pal's movie, but Sydney does.|
|Amanda solves Peter's problem with Teri (Loni
Anderson); Michael confesses his infidelity to Kimberly, who throws him
out; Jane tells Alison about the incident in New York; Sydney learns
who was behind Bobby's cablebusiness fiasco; Dr. O'Malley (Brad Johnson)
requests a meeting with Jo.
Jimmy: Richard Steinmetz.
|127||[MP-431]||5/06/96||5/04/96||4/23/96||2395123||Peter's Excellent Adventure|
|Jane sees a prosecutor (Donna Bullock) refarding
Richard; Amanda and Michael search for Peter after he misses his
appointment with the police; O'Malley's comment abouot single mothers
Nurse Benson: Priscilla Presley. Dr. Tucker: Andrew Prine. Louie: Leland Crooke.
|128||[MP-432]||5/15/96||5/11/96||4/27/96||2395124||Full Metal Betsy|
|Amanda and Michael get a lead on Kimberly;
Peter charms Nurse Benson (Priscilla Presley) as he plans an escape;
Matt's sudden collapse drives a wedge between Jo and Dominick (Brad
Johnson); Billy blows another chance with Alison; and Jane blackmails
Sydney for Syd's jelp against Richard (Patrick Muldoon).
Louie: Leland Crooke. Dave: Michael Shamus Wiles.
|5/20/96||5/18/96||5/16/96||2395125||Dead Sister's Walking|
|Amanda and Michael become trapped inside the
institution with Peter; Jane embezzles to finance a new enterprise;
Sydney takes action after she fails to dissuade Jane from her plot
against Richard; Jake tries to balance his friendship with Billy
and his feelings for Alison; Dominick proposes to Jo.
Samantha: Brooke Langton. Det. Wylie: Nigel Gibbs. Margo: Lydia Denier.
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