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The O.C.

The O.C.


Welcome to The O.C., an affluent community home to California’s elite. On the outside, these wealthy individuals seem to live in an idyllic paradise, but closed doors hide a world of deception, lies, and hidden loyalties.

The community of Newport was changed forever with the arrival of Ryan Atwood (Ben McKenzie), a brooding teenager from Chino taken under the wing of public defender Sandy Cohen (Peter Gallagher) and his wife, Kirsten (Kelly Rowan). But little did the Cohens know the large impact that Ryan would have on their family and friends. To their “adorkable” son, Seth (Adam Brody), Ryan became a close friend and brother in which he could confide and voice his troubles – especially in winning the heart of his long time crush Summer Roberts (Rachel Bilson). Ryan quickly fell for the girl next door, Marissa Cooper (Mischa Barton), but their relationship is tested in everything they do, as well as by Marissa's mother, Julie Cooper (Melinda Clarke), and in Ryan’s quest to escape from his troubled past.

As the teens change and adapt to the world around them, they must deal with both the good times and the tragedy of losing one of their own. But with the loss came new faces to Newport, including Marissa's younger sister, Kaitlin Cooper (Willa Holland), and the strange, yet lovable Taylor Townsend (Autumn Reeser). As season 4 came to a close, the teens are able to establish their place in the world and Ryan comes to terms with his past when his experiences with the Cohen family come full circle.
  • Currently 8.3/10
8.3/10 (46 Votes cast)


Episode Info

Prev: 4x16 -- The End's Not Near, It's Here (Feb/22/2007)


Newport was forever changed with the arrival of outside Ryan Atwood four years ago. In the series finale, an emotional ending shows what happens to each of the lives that Ryan touched, including the Cohens, Coopers, and his most recent love, Taylor.

  • Currently 10/10
10/10 (4 Votes cast)

Cast
Peter Gallagher
As Sanford "Sandy" Cohen
Kelly Rowan
As Kirsten Cohen
Benjamin McKenzie
As Ryan Atwood
Mischa Barton
As Marissa Cooper (S01-S03)
Adam Brody
As Seth Cohen
Chris Carmack
As Luke Ward (episodes 1-24, recurring afterwards)
Tate Donovan
As James "Jimmy" Cooper (episodes 1-34, recurring afterwards)
Melinda Clarke
As Julie Cooper-Nichol (episodes 14-92, recurring previously)
Rachel Bilson
As Summer Roberts (episodes 14-92, recurring previously)
Alan Dale
As Caleb Nichol (S02, recurring previously)

Reviews

tikidawg

Reviews: 57
The O.C.Rating: 3 likes, 0 dislikes

As many people know, I'm a sucker for teen dramas, and The O.C. was no exception. It was a fun show to watch, with a mix of quirky characters and dark characters, and multiple love triangles that are a must-have in any drama series. Read more

Review posted on Thursday, August 16th 2007 at 2:25 pm

1 review available
Recurring Guests

Michael Nouri as Dr. Neil Roberts (19 eps)
Michael Cassidy (1) as Zach Stephens (19 eps)
Samaire Armstrong as Anna Stern (16 eps)
Autumn Reeser as Taylor Townsend (15 eps)
Cam Gigandet as Kevin Volchok (15 eps)
Alan Dale as Caleb Nichol (14 eps)
Rachel Bilson as Summer Roberts (13 eps)
Navi Rawat as Theresa (13 eps)
Olivia Wilde as Alex Kelly (13 eps)
Shannon Lucio as Lindsay Gardner (12 eps)

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Warning: The O.C. guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance/Dating
Status: Ended
Network: FOX ( USA)
Airs: Thursdays
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: August 05, 2003
Ended: February 22, 2007
Themes
"California (Here We Come)" by Phantom Planet  
Ending Theme  
Akas
• A Narancsvidék (Used In Hungary)
• California Teens (Alternative Spelling), (Used In Greece)
• Newport Beach (Used In France)
• O.C. (Used In Finland)
• O.C. - Um Estranho no Paraíso (Used In Brazil)
• O.C., California (Used In Germany)
• O.S. - Odinokie serdca (Alternative Spelling), (Used In Russia)
• Orange County (Working Title)
• Po Kalifornijos saule (Used In Lithuania)
• Życie na fali (Used In Poland)
• Ориндж Каунти (Used In Bulgaria)
• 橘郡风云 (Used In China)
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