This Day in History

The final episode of “Beverly Hills, 90210” aired on May 17, 2000, after a decade-long run that helped define a generation. The show, which debuted in 1990, captivated audiences with its dramatized portrayal of issues facing teenagers and young adults, from romance and friendship to serious social issues. As one of the most iconic television series of the 1990s, its conclusion marked the end of an era for fans and for TV’s portrayal of youth culture, leaving a lasting legacy in the world of popular entertainment.