Season 9, Episode 20: Fortune Cookie
Original Air Date: 7 April 1999
Dylan's friendly gift to Kelly of fixing a raffle for a dinner date with a rock star upsets Gina who decides make Dylan jealous by hanging out with the person. Meanwhile, Steve is unnerved by a psychic's bitter prediction of him being impotent, until the prediction may ring true. David and Claudia lay the groundwork for their faux marriage in order for her to stay in the country. Ashley, a former high school nemesis of Donna's, asks for her help in her fight against West Beverly High's drama teacher whom Ashley claims molested her years ago. Also, Matt is wary as he prepares to advertise his legal work for a TV commercial with Kelly's help.
Season 9, Episode 21: I Wanna Reach Right Out and Grab Ya
Original Air Date: 14 April 1999
Donna becomes a nervous wreck after her parents announce their decision to separate, and Noah tries to help Donna find out why her parents would want to end their marriage. Matt and Dylan team as pool sharks and end up in a bar fight with some disgruntled losers. Meanwhile, David befriends Sonny Sharp, a former top radio DJ, whom he tries to help make a comeback. Janet and Steve baby-sit Peter, an 11-year-old child prodigy with big college plans. Gina lies about her relationship with a movie celebrity while house-sitting for the person. Also, Kelly finds a truth about her feelings for Dylan after admitting her feelings for him on a live stage while under hypnosis which prompts a cold response from both Matt and Gina.
Season 9, Episode 22: Local Hero
Original Air Date: 21 April 1999
A bizarre incident catches Dylan and Kelly together when they save a pregnant woman from a mugger in a parking lot, but they let Steve take the credit. Meanwhile, Steve goes undercover at a support group to get a story about sex addicts where David meets and falls for Katie, a member who becomes Steve's sponsor. Matt represents Gina in a salary negotiation when he unwisely suggests pushing for a higher demand for a possible job offer. Also, Donna meets more of Noah's family when he discovers a long-lost relative, a half-sister named Rene, from his late father's double life who's now working in a seedy diner.
Season 9, Episode 23: The End of the World as We Know It
Original Air Date: 28 April 1999
Steve goes crazy on a Year 2000 "Y2K" millennium planning, ignoring or avoiding planning a holiday trip with Janet. Noah becomes openly hostile to Matt after he is hired to sue Noah's late father's oil company for environmental pollution. Meanwhile, Katie returns to David and wants to move forward with him, without sex. While babysitting her stepsister, Erin, in her mother's apartment, a hidden camera catches Kelly and Matt having sex in which, as a result of circumstances, ends up in Gina and Dylan's hands. Wayne, a fashion model, makes a play for Donna while Noah pressures her to keep her distance to the guy. Also, Dylan and Kelly deal with the fallout after their fling in Mexico is found out by Gina.
Season 9, Episode 24: Dog's Best Friend
Original Air Date: 5 May 1999
Donna is warned by Wayne not to move in with Noah, who at the same time gets some more disturbing news about his late father about his illegal business dealings within his oil company. Meanwhile, David and Dylan take a getaway to Las Vegas where David observes Dylan operate with his flirtations with other women. Gina gets a disturbing health warning when a routine visit to David's dentist father, Mel, reveals that she has bulimia. Also, Janet experiments with a computerized matchmaker, named Love Fishing, and is intrigued by the result after meeting her perfect other, which prompts Steve to do the same. At the end, things take a sudden turn when Kelly is assaulted and raped in a deserted alleyway late at night after her car breaks down.
Season 9, Episode 25: Agony
Original Air Date: 12 May 1999
Kelly confides in Dylan about her incident and later Donna, while Kelly begins to withdraw into a reclusive state resulting from the traumatic experience. Meanwhile, Matt defends a drug dealer on a burglary charge (who coincidentally happens to be Kelly's rapist), while at the same time, Matt thinks Kelly's odd behavior points to her seeing Dylan again. Donna declines both to move in with Noah or travel with Wayne as his modeling career heats up. An art critic lauds Steve's photography for the Beverly Beat, prompting him to take more photographs of events. Also, Gina returns to ice skating while David decides to pursue her. But Dylan's presence and the pressure on Gina to qualify for a spot on a skating team makes her bulimia worsen.
Season 9, Episode 26: That's the Guy
Original Air Date: 19 May 1999
A paranoid Kelly begins carrying a gun given to her by Dylan, hoping to find her rapist. Meanwhile, Steve throws a wild party at the Peach Pit After Dark when the Beverly Beat goes "in the black" resulting from resounding national reviews, while Janet doubts her career with the paper. Gina confides in David her history about her bulimia and ice skating after collapsing before an ice skating competition in which he tries to help her. But Dylan's presence begins to get in the way. A confused Donna continues to balance her time between Noah and Wayne, which changes when Wayne takes advantage it to seduce Donna, and Noah walks in on them the morning after. Also, Dylan offers a $100,000 reward to find Kelly's rapist and begins his own search, which only leads to dead ends. At the same time, Kelly's rapist, whose named is Joe Patch, returns with a new case for Matt when he wants to sue the police for excessive violence against him during his arrest.