Season 1[ edit ] Silver's original appearance in the first season. Silver Who is going simply by her last name Silver is introduced during the pilot and quickly becomes good friends with Annie Wilson , and develops a romantic interest in Annie's adopted brother Dixon Wilson , which quickly blossoms into a relationship. Before the first season, Silver warns Annie not to trust Naomi Clark , informing her that they were once best friends. Silver tells Annie that during their friendship, Silver confided in Naomi about her father's affair but that Naomi caused it to become public knowledge; this resulted in Silver's mother relapsing.
During the series, Silver celebrates her half-birthday because her mother always seems to mess up her real birthday. In "By Accident", Dixon dumps Silver after taking advice from his mother Debbie Wilson, but later in 'Help Me, Rhonda' they get back together after Silver finally admits that she is in love with him. On Valentine's Day, Dixon and Silver lose their virginity to one another. It has been clear from the start of the season that Silver has a slightly manic personality, but in "Life's a Drag" she becomes more unbalanced.
She visits Dixon at the Peach Pit where they end up having sex. Silver secretly tapes it and then shows the tape to an entire theater, causing Dixon to break up with her. She ends up breaking into Ryan Matthews house, claiming that he destroyed her relationship with Dixon, and threatening him with a bottle of wine unless he fixes everything. Silver then attempts to run away to Kansas, stating repeatedly that going there would help her solve her problems with Dixon.
At the station, a stranger notices her erratic behavior, and after she falls asleep, borrows her phone and calls someone to come get her. Dixon and his mother and father find her on the train tracks. Dixon remembers about his birth mother having bipolar disorder , and realizes that Silver suffers from it also. Dixon calms Silver down and they take her to the hospital.
Soon, Silver finds it unbearable to go back to West Beverly High due to the gossip surrounding her recent behavior, and decides to move to St. She initially tries to make a fresh start, but another girl recognizes her and wants her to be honest with the other students.
Going so far as doing a hunger strike until Silver sends the video to everyone. Silver then reprimands her because she's now considered a slut by everyone else.
After Dixon rigs the results, Silver is awarded the West Bev "prom queen" at that year's prom, but admits that she's not prom material, which creates distance between her and Dixon.
Later at Naomi's after party, whilst swimming, Dixon and Ethan end up confronting one another, which leads to Ethan Ward admitting that he likes her. Silver later runs into Ethan and asks him about his statement, she tells him that they are just friends, to which Ethan responds by kissing her and telling her that he doesn't think that they're just friends and that he doesn't want them to be just friends.
In season 2, Silver is seen having a good time on vacation with Adrianna and Naomi at a resort. She receives a text from Ethan, who now lives in Montana. Silver and Naomi decide to play tennis so Naomi can meet a guy named Teddy. The three finally meet when Naomi "accidentally" hits Teddy with her tennis ball. Teddy tries to flirt with both Silver and Naomi, to which Silver responds uninterestedly, intriguing Feddy.
Silver then takes a walk across the beach with Dixon and they share a kiss. However, Silver unknowingly drops her cellphone which is later found by Teddy. Teddy returns the cellphone to Silver but not before reading the text messages from Ethan. Teddy later shares the message from Ethan with Dixon. The text states that Ethan doesn't regret the kiss that he shared with Silver. This causes Dixon to break up with Silver because he's hurt, having found out that she kissed Ethan and texted him behind his back.
Silver begins to feel the growing pressure of her studies, private life, and taking care of her mother. Teddy later tries to talk to her and comfort her about her mom since he had the same experience himself. The two grow closer and become good friends. Just as Silver and her mother are finally catching up with each other, Jackie suffers a cardiac arrest and ends up being confined to the hospital.
Silver tries talking to her sister, Kelly, to try and persuade her to forgive their dying mother but to no avail. In the next episode, however, Silver finally convinces Kelly to talk to their mother and the three finally reconcile. Sadly, Jackie dies just afterwards, and Silver becomes depressed after her mom's funeral.
Teddy sends her flowers as a condolence gift because he didn't attend the funeral. Silver later approaches Teddy on the rooftop and sees him playing Tennis alone, she asks him if he's okay and he responds by saying that he has been a coward.
He apologizes for not being there for her, to which Silver responds by hugging him and reassuring him that this is not true. The two share a kiss but snap out of it, agreeing to treat it as nothing but a careless move. After the kiss, Teddy seems to take his interest in Silver to a new level; He tries to get her to go with him to the Winter Wonderland Dance but is turned down.
In a second attempt to win her over, Teddy makes a video of himself saying that he quits his playboy days and only wants to date Silver; the video is broadcast to the whole school. Teddy again asks Silver to go out with him, but is turned down. However, Teddy eventually gets her to dance with him as friends, but suddenly surprises her with a kiss. Silver is shocked by this sudden advance and goes back to Naomi.
Naomi gives Silver advice and tells her to take a chance with Teddy as he seems to be really into her. Silver listens to her friend and decides to give it a try, but later sees Teddy with another girl, not knowing it's his sister, Silver thinks Teddy has returned to his playboy ways. Dixon later approaches Silver and she asks him about the girl, since Dixon was with Teddy earlier that night.
Dixon deliberately lies, leaving Silver to believe that Teddy still behaves like a playboy. Silver feels vulnerable and allows Dixon to kiss her, but this is witnessed by Teddy.
After a short vacation, Dixon approaches Silver and asks if she will get back together with him. However, Silver rejects him gently and tells him that she just doesn't feel that way about him anymore but that she wants him to stay in her life as friends. Dixon agrees and they hangout together, as they have lunch Teddy's sister approaches them and tells Silver that she made the wrong decision by not giving Teddy a chance.
By approaching Silver, Teddy's sister subsequently reveals that Dixon knew all along who she was. This causes a strain in Silver and Dixon's friendship. Finally, After much persuasion and misunderstandings, Teddy and Silver finally get together as a couple.
Unfortunately, Teddy's father goes to see Silver and bribes her to break up with him because he feels Teddy's tennis career is suffering due to their relationship. Silver refuses to take the bribe, but starts thinking about what his father said. After thinking it through thoroughly, Silver decides that it is in Teddy's best interests for them to break up.
In the season finale, Silver tells him she is sorry and that she loves him, resulting in their reconciliation. In season 3, Teddy and Silver break up due to his drinking habits, this hits Silver particularly hard because of her late mother's history of alcoholism. Cannon's interest in Silver. Silver even goes undercover as a porn star in order to help Navid investigate. As she gets to know Navid, she realizes what a great guy he is and slowly starts to develop more romantic feelings for him, this is particularly encouraged by his recent relationship problems with Adrianna.
Silver and Navid almost kiss and they begin to accept that there is something more between them. In 'The Best L'eid Plans', it becomes apparent that Silver's feelings for Navid have grown stronger, when they spend the night in her room talking about his father. When Navid and his current girlfriend, Adrianna, have an argument, Silver seems relieved to hear it and hesitates but agrees when Adrianna asks her for help to fix Adrianna's and Navid's relationship by helping her plan something special.
As Silver takes Navid away from the party, he confesses that he has feelings for her, but the moment is interrupted by Adrianna and Silver is left disappointed. In the episode Holiday Madness, when Navid confronts her in school, before he has a chance to explain what he feels and how he has no feelings for Adrianna anymore, she stops him from saying too much and tells him that it is because they have been spending too much time together and so they should keep their distance.
Everything seems to be going well until Silver attends the sleepover at Adrianna's new house but only Silver and Navid are able to attend. The tension becomes apparent when Silver, Navid and Adrianna are to spend one night together.
As Adrianna sleeps, Silver and Navid are unable to and so they run into each other in the hallway. There, Navid brings up the feelings he has for Silver again and he asks her if what he feels is all in his head. Silver says 'yes' but does not look him the eyes, making it obvious that she does not believe that. As Navid steps closer to her and asks her if she doesn't feel anything for him, the moment is interrupted by Adrianna, again. Later on at Adrianna's Christmas party, Silver finds Navid alone and as he apologizes for ruining their friendship for feelings that he "thinks" he has for her, Silver finally admits that she does have feelings for him and he kisses her.
Mr Cannon then holds Silver and Naomi hostage, but they eventually tie him to the chair. Cannon and nearly kills him with his knife that he threatened to kill her with. But Naomi breaks down with Silver. They call the police and Mr. Later on, Adrianna finds out about Silver and Navid.
When Adrianna pretends to think it was one of Navid's ex-girlfriends, she tells Silver she is going to send a nude picture of her to the entire school. Silver stops her and comes clean that she is the one Navid was cheating with and that they are in a relationship. Adrianna then tells her she knows, and she texts a nude picture of Silver to the entire school.
Silver and Adrianna go back and forth playing mean pranks before they appear to reconcile, but Adrianna switches Silver's medication for bipolar disorder. She then begins to behave strangely: After receiving some distressing news about NYU, Silver has an emotional breakdown, causing Navid and Dixon to stage an intervention to make her go to a mental hospital.
While Silver is in the hospital, Adrianna takes the opportunity to get close to Navid by getting him drunk and telling him that they kissed. When Navid continues to reject her, Adrianna tells Silver that Navid kissed her, effectively breaking them up. Fortunately, Silver finally discovers the truth during Ivy's bachelorette party when her medication falls out of Adrianna's purse. Adrianna is rejected by the group and Navid and Silver reconcile. Season 4[ edit ] In the season four opener, Silver is still mad with Adrianna and takes it out on Navid and his sister, Leila.
Whilst at Naomi's party, Adrianna shows up with Leila and tries to apologize to Silver, but she told her that she would never forgive her. Silver revealed she was almost going to kill herself, due to Adrianna messing with her medication.