The series was originally called Palm Springs, but the name was changed after The CW picked up the show.
This episode was filmed on location in Palm Springs. But due to high production costs, subsequent episodes were filmed in Phoenix, Arizona.
Ratings: 1.82 million viewers
Cast members Taylor Handley
(Johnny Miller), Michael Cassidy
(Cliff Wiatt), and Amber Heard
(Greta) all have guest starred on FOX's The OC
. Handley guest starred as Oliver Trask during season 1, Cassidy guest starred as Zach Stephens during season 2, and Heard guest starred in "The Mallpisode
" as a salesgirl.
Johnny's Father: Damn numbers. You're too good at math.
Johnny: Somebody's drunk.
Johnny's Father: Come on! You don't need that math crap. You don't want to be stuck doing numbers your whole life -- it's bad on the stomach. Don't be that smart.
Johnny: I'll dumb it down.
Johnny's Father: Exactly. You dumb it down.
Cliff: Palm Springs isn't the most happening place.
Johnny: Oh yeah, I picked up on that.
Cliff: Good, it gets better when school starts. It's just summer is gonna suck around here with all this heat. It makes people crazy. What grade are you in?
Cliff: I'm in eleventh.
Johnny: Yeah, I should be but I'm in tenth.
Nina: Hi Helen, what's all this?
Helen: It appears the property line, that we thought was the property line, isn't really the property line!
Helen: I was shocked too.
Helen: I'm overly protective of our little community. It only takes one wrong element.
Blair: (to Karen) I'm the mayor's wife. She can't touch me.
Helen: Yes you are his third wife. (to Karen) I'm waiting for the fourth.