90210 Season Finale Review: To the Future!

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Talk about pomp and circumstance. Not only did we have graduation - but we were treated to a wedding, a near suicide and a visit from the stork.

Wow...so Naomi got knocked up! And here I thought the big event would have been Ivy and Raj's Bollywood nuptials. Or the fact that Adrianna was getting ghostly visits from Javier and teetering ever so slightly towards insanity.

Nah. As usual, Naomi stole everyone's thunder in "To the Future!."

Congrats, Seniors!

Naomi let go of her dream of going to CU by taking the blame for cheating on her history paper. Accused by the principal and the creepy history teacher of a cheating conspiracy between herself and Max, Naomi didn't want to see Max's MIT future taken away from him with the threat of expulsion. He was stunned that Naomi would do that for him.

But she seemed cool with getting expelled and more than happy to just get her GED. Practically hysterical at the news of Ivy's impending marriage, planning the wedding seemed of bigger concern to her. Flaky much?

Liam threw Annie for a loop when he revealed to her right before graduation that he would not be attending college. Great timing, dude. Way to ruin the huge day. Feeling betrayed by Liam not wanting the same future as she had been planning for them and not being able to trust him, Annie broke up with him.

During his valedictorian speech, Max asked the graduating class what kind of person they wanted to be when they grew up. Answering his own question when he saw Naomi staring lovingly up at him, Max decided he wanted to be an honest one and confessed that he was the one who cheated. Shock and awe.

It was sweet, though, when Naomi ran after him and asked him why he'd fessed up and he said because he wanted to be able to be the kind of guy who deserved to be with a girl like her in the future. Be careful what you wish for, Max.

Ivy and Raj told their respective parents of their engagement. Raj's parents were pretty blase about the whole thing. It was laid-back hippie Laurel who basically had a cow at the news. Concerned that Ivy was too young to get married, her true fear was that Ivy was wasting her time giving her heart to a man who would be dead in a short time.

Meanwhile, Silver and Adrianna resumed their BFF status and swore they'd be friends until they were old ladies. Sure. Shortly thereafter, Adrianna started to get ghostly guilt-trip visits from her old buddy Javier. It was only a matter of time before she began to crack. You can't expect to find happiness bringing misery to others. And boy did Javier remind her of that.

Elsewhere, Naomi threw Ivy a bachelorette party that bombed big-time. Henna hand-painting and penis ice cubes in the drinks just didn't cut it. The guys threw Raj his own bachelor party that took a wrong turn when "Terry" the stripper turned out to be a guy. What to do? Make it a bachelor/ette party!

By the way, isn't the legal drinking age in California 21? And just how did a bunch of teenagers get a stripper to come over? Details, writers, details.

Everyone was having a blast watching Terry do his thing until Naomi grabbed Adrianna's bag and Silver's pills came flying out. Naomi asked why she had them. Busted! Silver freaked out, everyone stared daggers at Adrianna and the witch was cast out.

Silver and Navid proceeded to get back together. Liam talked to Annie and told her he had gotten a job on a deep-sea diving vessel and would be gone for a few months. He figured a couple of months at sea would help him think about his future.

I thought that was pretty mature of Liam. Not everyone should go straight into college after high school. Sometimes you just have to do your own thing. But Annie wasn't having it. She wished Liam good luck and basically brushed him off. 

Ivy and Raj

Dixon met with Laurel to convince her to go to Ivy's wedding. Since when did Dixon become the voice of wisdom and reason? Sigh. Laurel didn't want Ivy's heart to be broken but Dixon convinced her to go after telling her that life was short and Ivy was just seizing the day. Love conquers all.

Naomi was in full control freak mode at the wedding. Looking amazing, I might add, in that blue sari. Max showed up to tell her that his parents had forbidden him to ever see her again. Bad influence and all that. They'd decided to send him to a summer program in Cambridge in the hopes that would eventually get him into MIT again. Heartbroken, Naomi finally got an "I love you" from Max before he took off.  But at least she can go to CU after all.

Bollywood came to Beverly Hills when Ivy walked down the aisle. It was a full-on Hindu wedding elephant included. I would have loved to be at that shindig. Looked like fun! Living the remainder of his days to the fullest, Raj planned to spend them in the arms of his loving Ivy. It really was a beautiful ceremony with a killer ocean cliff view.

Stoned Laurel convinced Annie to let Liam "beat his own tambourine" and Annie ran off to say goodbye to him at the docks. Pledging her love and support, Annie watched as Liam sailed away. But will he sail back to her?

Shunned after her treachery was revealed, Adrianna showed up at the wedding looking like death warmed over and begging Silver for forgiveness. Silver simply walked away. Duh. How do you ever forgive a friend for something like that? No way you can ever forget.

Adrianna watched from that killer ocean cliff as her former bosom buddies partied without her. Egged on by Javier's ghost to jump, Adrianna finally shook off her demons and vowed to not give up and to try to be a better person. She's got a tough road ahead of her.

Having suffered a gash in her arm when Ivy's bridesmaids dive-bombed her for the bridal bouquet (which was hysterical by the way), Naomi went to the ER and came out with more than stitches. She delivered the news to Max in person. Baby on board!

Here's to the future. See everyone then!

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Hey guys, i just discovered that "Terry" the stripper is Justin Deeley the actor who plays Austin in season 4, i hope the writers make a bond to that storyline on the new season. BTW im loving the changes, keep up the good work :D

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When naomi was talking to annie, annie was like 'is there anything you can do to make max stay' and naomi was like..'no, i have tried everything'. and even though i want to believe her cause her and max's baby will be beautiful.. i have a feeling she loves him so much and just wants him to stay. in the next season i think ivy will get pregnant as raaj is dying, she will keep the baby as it will be the last thing left of raaj. their wedding was amazing and if i had an indian wedding that is exactly what i would want for mine. i think marla's daughter will come back into the next season and have a legal fight with annie as marla left everything to annie and not her own daughter. annie and liam will probs move in together. i hate ade at the moment.. i wish she would have jumped off the cliff however it would have been selfish as it would have ruined ivy and raaj's wedding. love 90210 so much

Fortyseven

I'm only tuning in next season because the showrunner quit.

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i enjoyed the finale pretty much. only wasnt very satisfied with the end. first, i thought there should have been a cliffhanger. with naomi having a past of lies and betrayal i am forced to believe she is lying to bring max back into her life but after seeing her transform through this season she could possibly be saying the truth, well we hope so? as far as the other characters are concerned i felt there was not a good satisfying conclusion, yes season 4 is coming but still. Teddy for one has been neglected. it wasn't explosive like i expected. it was more mature and subtle. but on the whole it was good. quite plausible. i am waiting for the next season.

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sweet ade gts busted ;)
so naomi's prego? Wow shockers there
1 fiing i dnt gt is d fact dat max's parents said naomi is bad influence on him i mean how? Max woz d 1 who changed/ adjusted naomi's pper she neva tld him 2 he jus decided 2 so wot d F**K is max's parents probz idiots (alwayz thiink bout things b4 u say it lyk wipin ur ass b4 shit comes out- STUPID)
anywwayz nice story line i stopped likin annie lyk a lng tym agoooo jus found her annoying i mean she woz datin charlie n she slept wiv liam while datin charlie even we she knew dey wer brothers WHO DOES THAT SH*T? She tries act all inncent buhh dahhh truth is she aint
Dixon is absolutely gawjuss dey shld give him a gurl in d new season cuz disz season he's bn single n dat aint gd
silver bk wiv navid dey r gd 2gether :)
teddy, teddy,teddy,teddy........that's all i have 2 say 4 teddy
no offence buh liam aint so cute anymore i mean he used 2 b buhh nw i dnt fiink he's that cute anymore, he's lost his sex appeal SHAME
1 question: Y WLD MARLA WHO IS NO WAY RELATED 2 ANNIE GIVE ANNIE ALL OF HER ESTATE I MEAN THAT'S AO STUPID SHE HAS NO IDEA WHO ANNIE IS APART 4RM WHEN ANNIE WORKS WITH HER....DOES SHE EVEN NOE THAT ANNIE KILLED SOMEONE? Yeah i dnt thiink so i dnt thiink so!!!
People always act differently they act nixe to adults and sh*t buh wen der wiv der friends dey r much worse than Regina George (mean girls)
guess what +lm tryna sayy is that marla was an idiot to have given all of her estate to annie since she's only known annie 4 a couple of days
lastly 90210 ROCKS!!! I prefer it 2 Glee cuz glee's jus lyk yeah we already noe sue's tryna deatroy u guys buhh she loses dnt she?
F***ed up sh*t
:D

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I know that this is just a tv show, but the fact that so many of you condone suicide really does say a lot about the kind of people you are.

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I liked very much the finale and I didn't find it dissapointing. Buu plz plz tell me that LIAM isn't going to write out or NAOMI! Write out that b*tch adrianna,but LIAM or NAOMI plz.Don't destroy the show plzz and don't let down the fans.! I'm looking forward for season 4 with FULL cast(NAOMI,LIAM,ANNIE,DIXON,IVY,RAZ,TEDDY,MAX,SILVER,NAVID)

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Nice finale! Way way WAAAY better than Gossip Girl! More in touch with reality, some hilarious scenes, and great scenes of our favorite couples (Naomi-Max, Annie-Liam)! Looking forward to the next season. Bring everyone back, please!

Evafo

It was a nice finale. No cliffhangers. Very smooth. All we have to think about is what will happen to them next season now that Naomi is pregnant, Adrianna repenting, Ivy and Raj's married life, Liam and Annie when the former gets back, and the other guys. But I have to drop this show this fall from my viewing list because I'm tired of the cheesy drama of this show. I'll just catch up on Summer 2012.

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This show has no depth whatsoever and is so cheesy it sickens me. You got to know characters through their actions and their emotions not by what they say they are. Naomi and Annie are the two worst characters in this show. Just put silver and dixon back together