-- No Scrubs, Remy Zero
-- Perfect Memory, C&C Music Factory -- Things That Make You Go Hmmmm
Kelly kills her rapist, and is arrested. They believe that she did it in self defense, but the gun Dylan gave her was illegally sold. Kelly refuses to tell the cops where it came from. David throws Dylan out, and Donna throws Gina out. Thus, Dylan and Gina move in together. Steve is saddened when Janet tells him she's accepting a job at another paper.
Steve is caught off guard when a secret is revealed by Janet. Donna tries to reconcile with Noah, but he's not interested. Dylan attempts to help an old high-school girlfriend who is down on her luck. Gina conspires to ruin David's surprise birthday party.
Dylan tries to return to college, but is denied. Kelly and Donna prepare to re-open the boutique. Gina attempts to ruin things as usual, but the rest of the gang saves the day. Also, Steve is unsure that he's ready to be a father to he and Janet's baby.
Steve practices proposing marriage to Janet. Dylan asks Gina to move out. Matt's views on marriage anger Kelly. David goes on a date with a girl named Robyn, and discusses everything on his radio show. Noah's attitude towards Donna changes.
Songs: Teddy Pendergrass
-- Close the Door, Everything But The Girl -- Five Fathoms, Sling -- So Fed Up
Janet's parents react badly to the news of her pregnancy with Steve's child. David's listeners demand more personal details about his love life, but Robyn wants none of it. Gina tries to convince Noah to turn the After Dark in to a "gentlemen's club".
David's new shock jock persona attracts listeners, but pushes away his friends. Matt tries to overturn the death sentence of a convicted rapist and murderer, horrifying Kelly. Even worse, Kelly gets a visit from the parents of her own now-dead rapist. The police raid the After Dark after complaints about Noah and Gina's new clientele. Steve and Janet can't agree on their Halloween plans.
Kelly and Dylan are asked by Steve and Janet to be the godparents of their baby. The death of a homeless man affects Donna greatly. Matt refuses to stop pushing for the convicted rapist's death sentence to be overturned, driving away Kelly. Gina blackmails David's dad.
Dylan is hurt when he and a gay community center employee are the victims of a hate crime. Kelly blames Noah for the separation of her mom and David's dad, after Mel cheated while at the After Dark gentlemen's club. Janet and Steve ask the gang to help them find a place to hold the wedding. Gina is rebuffed by Dylan, and runs to David for comfort.
Shootyz Groove -- Mad For It, Eric Benet
-- Spend My Life With You
Janet goes into premature labor on her and Steve's honeymoon. Dylan asks Kelly and Nat to volunteer at a Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless taking place at the community center. Donna learns upsetting facts about her father.
Dylan gives Kelly an expensive gift, angering Matt. Donna reveals the truth about their true family relationship to Gina, and she reacts badly. Donna also learns that Noah wasn't entirely truthful with her either. Steve becomes overprotective of his new baby daughter.
Christmas is in the air, as is awkward family gatherings. Steve confronts Janet's parents about their negative attitudes. Gina meets her biological father. Donna and Noah consider breaking up. Matt proposes to Kelly.
The loss of a client hits Matt financially. Gina tries to help Matt by getting money from Dylan, but Matt refuses, and also keeps the whole thing a secret from Kelly. Noah tries to get over his loss of Donna by hanging out with a pair of wild "swingers".
-- Don't Say You Love Me
David and Donna meet promising new love interests. Kelly quits the boutique. Matt is suspended by the state bar over misuse of funds. Dylan and Gina go on a misadventure, and are arrested for drug possession. Steve and Janet hire a nanny.
Kevon Edmonds -- 24/7, Sugar Ray
Matt's sterile brother asks him to donate sperm so that the couple can have a child, but Kelly isn't pleased. Steve reveals his past encounter with their current nanny to Janet. Donna is now running the boutique on her own, and meets a new man as well.
Sasha -- If You Believe, Filter
-- Take a Picture
Noah is kidnapped, and Dylan is sent ransom demands. Kelly and Matt prepare to go on a couples game show, with coaching from Steve and Janet. Donna's father tries to bond with Gina. David continues his new relationship with magazine columnist Camille.
Donna's father dies of a massive heart attack, leading her mother to blame Gina. Matt's financial situation worsens, while Kelly considers a new career. Dylan and Gina both decide to leave town. Noah's recent brush with death leads him to drink.
Dylan finds his father alive and well, but with a new family. Noah puts the moves on Donna. Janet disapproves of Steve's return to partying when his step-brother visits. Camille is annoyed by David's constant interaction with Donna.
Jack McKay shows up at Dylan's doorstep, and offers to return to his old life. An old FBI friend warns Dylan against this however. Steve's step-brother Ryan gets a job at the After Dark. David interviews for a job in New York City. Matt re-opens his law practice.
Songs: Sasha -- If You Believe
Noah helps Ellen return to AA, but her views differ on the prospect of recovery. Steve invests in Donna's online business venture, even after Janet said no. Matt continues to lie to Kelly about his one night stand. Donna's business is sabotaged after a bad date with internet salesman Mitch. David grows frustrated with Camille.
Camille returns to town after a vacation, to find David pining for Donna. When a surfing accident is reported in the area, a worried Kelly thinks it may be Dylan. Janet is offered a better job away from the Beverly Beat, worrying Steve. Noah tries to work things out with Ellen.
Songs: Earth to Andy -- Still After You, Michael McDonald and Chaka Khan -- Time to Be Lovers
In the series finale, David and Donna announce their engagement, with the gang rushing to throw them the perfect wedding. Steve asks Janet to partner with him in forming their own publishing company. Noah decides to give his relationship with Ellen another shot. The wedding features several special guests, including Andrea, Valerie, and Brandon. Also, Matt goes back to New York, leaving Kelly to renew things with Dylan.
Songs: Box -- Out of My Head, Eric Benét & Tamia -- Spend My Life With You