Guilt-ridden, Kimberly does her best to solve the case, giving Ryan his job back, although he takes a leave of absence to rethink his life, and Adrianna lands in rehab, after almost getting Naomi in legal troubles as she took the blame for the drugs.There, she begins a relationship with Navid Shirazi, head of the school's paper and Dixon's best friend, who paid for her rehab.
Following Brenda's discovery that she cannot have children, however, the women are drawn together in an accord once again. She gives birth to a daughter whom she gives up for adoption.
It is also revealed that Brenda has adopted a child from China.
The primary connection between the two series was the new series' character of Erin Silver, the sister of Kelly Taylor and David Silver from the original series.
Tracy has a daughter of her own, Naomi Clark, who dates jock Ethan Ward, brief rival of Dixon, whom she soon breaks up with.
In a multi-episode arc that culminated in a very special episode, it is revealed that Silver has bipolar disorder.
Kelly Taylor is now a guidance counselor at West Beverly and has a son named Sammy.
Annie and Dixon struggle to adjust to their new lives while making friends and yet adhering to their parents' wishes.
During the first two seasons, cast members from the original series made appearances, including Jennie Garth, Shannen Doherty, Ann Gillespie, Tori Spelling and Joe E. After the second season, however, they were not featured and rarely mentioned.
Navid's family is very close knit and in someways conservative.
This is only applies to some areas of life seeing that his dad runs an adult entertainment business.
Navid's dream was to have an opportunity to date Adrianna.