She becomes friends with Silver over a Division Day sticker in the episode "We're Not In Kansas Anymore".
She struggles to find her place in California and to maintain her sweet nature.
When the series was cancelled, Sachs called Estes and explained the spin-off and motivated him to participate.
Sachs promised that although he was playing a parent, he would not "be furniture..in the seldom seen or heard parents who populate many youth-centric series, like the Walsh parents on the original 90210." Sachs described Tata's casting as an accident; a friend told Sachs that he had seen Tata in a store, which led to the offer of a recurring role in the series.
Sachs explained that Jessica Stroup "came in dressed for the part, artsy and quirky, and she had her hair up and she had a bandana.
She nailed it." The producers were fans of Tristan Wilds for his acting on The Wire, and hoped to hire him as Dixon from the start of casting.
but was contracted on the drama Women's Murder Club.In the morning Annie is seen driving with the now half empty bottle of vodka.She takes her eyes off the road and ends up running someone over and driving away out of fear.Mc Cord was cast because, according to Sachs, "she's someone who is worldly, and there's a sophistication to her that's interesting." Sachs and Judah had seen Grimes' work before and knew "she had the acting chops", and she was cast after acting a dramatic scene which she "just killed".Sachs stated, "she can act, she's beautiful, and she can give this sweet cuteness [that lets us see] through her eyes into this world." Lori Loughlin auditioned for the role of Debbie and was given the part immediately.