90210 Review: Silent Night

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Santa couldn't tell who was naughty or who was nice in Beverly Hills this week, but "O Holly Night" proved that sometimes being a little bit of both is what you need to get through the holiday season.

Naomi and Holly seemed to have set aside their differences and became BFFs all of a sudden. That is, until Mama Rachel started giving Naomi the business about being a good little intern and earning the right to be a big successful party planner. Did Holly's mom really think she could push her own daughter aside and that Holly would just take it?

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For a moment there I thought Naomi would have relished sticking it to Holly but it seemed that Naomi was really conflicted about Holly's mom's betrayal. Until Naomi busted Holly grinding up on Austin, of course. Here comes the Holly/Naomi hatefest once again. I love the fact that truces in Beverly Hills last all of two minutes.

Silver was enjoying her new romance with the professor and the change of pace of dating a more mature man. Pump the brakes, though, why did mature have to mean a separated, single father? Poor Silver... she couldn't seem to catch a break. First Navid with his nefarious Uncle Amal and now the professor with his daddy issues. Can we just go back to high school? Being grown-up sucks.

Annie went from ho-ho-ho-ing herself out to breaking and entering and burglary. Not bad for the recent high school grad. Fed up with Jeremy's shenanigans, she managed to steal back Marla's necklace and gather the proof she needed to finally get him off her back. I wouldn't have necessarily done it the way she did (telling the bad guy you've taped his entire nasty conversation while still in his house is never a good move), but things always work out for Annie so she was able to just skate on by into the wild blue yonder aka Paris.

And how weird was that hook-up between Liam and Annie? Forced and trite, I just didn't buy that Annie all of a sudden was madly in love again with Liam. Liam did look quite dashing with his slicked back hair and I loved the way he confronted Patrick, but the Annie/Liam story's been dead and buried. Why try to revive it again?

Will Liam be revived? A "hit and run" on Christmas Eve? Poor Ab-man. Another one who couldn't catch a break. That's what you get when you try to save a hooker with a heart of gold.

Speaking of breaks, Navid was lucky those goons didn't break his skull. Is it really smart to be playing "21 Jump Street" at this point? Silver's moved on so maybe Navid better catch on and return Cat's affections. At least she knows how to recover from beatdowns, being a cop and all.

Adrianna and Dixon seemed to be the only ones who were feeling the holiday spirit. Dixon made me laugh with his Bruno Mars-style ditty and Adrianna floored me with her pipes, not to mention her looks. I dug those two together. And thankfully she stopped the "I gave up my daughter" chatter for the time being. I didn't think I could stand any more toddler talk.

Naughty or nice... 2012 here they come!


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Thanks @dexter idolizer I saw the pic and the todler is so adorable omg. Maybe Ty will make appearance at the end of this season hmmmm I wonder wat kind of trouble that wud coz


@Cupcakekary: They probably booked tickets to a budget airline or had economy-class seats.


i really like annie and liam together, but since lexi is another love interest for liam so theres gona be some more new drama
and in this season i really liked annie's storyline,
liam and annie are kind of the chuck and blair of 90210.
and btw,if anyone noticed there was way too much similarity bw gossip girl finale and this-an old couple patched up almost but not for long,and a major car accident.
i think this season is pretty interesting , the last few episode are just way too good!


not the best midseason finale.
First of all: Liam and Annie...AGAIN?! Why writers, why? And the way they "got back together": Annie almost telling her big hooker secret, but then the sexual tension is too much and they just have sex? Bad storyline.
But what's funny is that Liam got run over by Lexi. Nice mix of Vampire Diaries and 90210 again :D Think about it: Tyler was in 90210's first season, now he is a regular in the Vampire Diaries, and now Lexi joins the 90210 cast.
What i did like was Naomi/Austin/Holly. Naomi finally doing what she loves and than all the sudden her boyfriends feels not loved enough. Stupid guys, they just can't take strong women, can they? Austin went for Loser Holly instead. Naomi should really take a break from the guys and focus on her career.
I still hate Dixon and Adrianna together. And is Ad seriously making a living as a waitress? What about college Ad? Oh and what about ur former acting career? No u decide to do Music again, not for fame and money, just for fun. I guess u earn enough money in Liam's bar.
Oh and where did the money come from, when Annie and Dixon booked a flight to Paris? I know NOW Annie is Ms. richbitch but she was not when she booked the flight, right?
After all, not the best finale, but I will miss 90210. Cannot wait for 2012.
Maybe Ethan will come back :D


"And thankfully she stopped the "I gave up my daughter" chatter for the time being. I didn't think I could stand any more toddler talk." Arlene G, don't you get it? Greg is raising Adrianna's biological daughter. It'll only be a matter of time before these two storylines collide.


@mjtt: If you look up 90210 in Google news, it'll come up. The title of the article is: "'90210' First-Look: Is Adrianna Finally Reunited With Her Baby?‎"


I for one liked Naomi and Austin, but then I loved Naomi and Liam and the writers never really gave them a chance after how long it took them to get back together. I feel like they are doing it again...as soon as Austin and Naomi start having a deeper relationship she starts blowing him off (not that he handled it the right way) and don't get me wrong I like that she is finally showing an interest in some sort of career one, but I wish they would keep Naomi's character consistent as she is the best one on the show. Also, I was surprised I actually liked Adrianna and Dixon this week too.


worst cliffhanger eva.. haha.. and pls enuff with this Holly vs Naomi thing, i'm sick of it! Let Holly be with Austin and leave the show forever.


Great mid season finale from 90210 love annies line that's Ms.richbitch to you know hate that silver didn't stay for the rest of the conversation and she dating the professor get back together with navid already yea i actually like nilver and poor Naomi she better not give Austin another chance he screwed up and that girl at the end with Liam def look like she's going be a kick ass villian for 90210 can't wait for 2012


OMG ade gets her daughter!! I hope they cast a really cute todler with pitch black hair and that looks like Suri lol. I'm guessing this is going to cause trouble for ade and dixon, I can't wait to see where they taking this storyline and dexter idolizer where can I view these pics of ade and her daughter!

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90210 Season 4 Episode 12 Quotes

Who would've thought dating a professor would be so much fun?


Why are you dressed like an extra from 'Brokeback Mountain'?

Holly [to Austin]