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The O.C.: The Earth Girls Are Easy

It's New Year's Eve in the O.C. and to celebrate the holiday, Ryan puts together a road trip as a surprise for Taylor, but his surprise is spoiled when Summer finds out that Seth hasn't planned anything for her. Later, the four head to Las Vegas where they meet a raver who may be able to help Summer's future. Back in Newport, the Bullit has a friend look into Julie's accounting.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 4x8
Production Number: 3T5258
Airdate: Thursday December 21st, 2006

Director: Norman Buckley
Writer: Mark Fish

Guest Stars
Brandon QuinnBrandon Quinn
As Spencer
Gary GrubbsGary Grubbs
As Gordon Bullit
Kevin SorboKevin Sorbo
As Frank Atwood

Co-Guest Stars
Ammar MahmoodAmmar Mahmood
As Saudi Prince #1
Diana GitelmanDiana Gitelman
As Alien Girl
Lee ZagariLee Zagari
As Saudi Prince #2
Samuel MangielloSamuel Mangiello
As Massive Alien
Main Cast
Peter GallagherPeter Gallagher
As Sanford "Sandy" Cohen
Kelly RowanKelly Rowan
As Kirsten Cohen
Benjamin McKenzieBenjamin McKenzie
As Ryan Atwood
Adam BrodyAdam Brody
As Seth Cohen
Melinda ClarkeMelinda Clarke
As Julie Cooper-Nichol
Rachel BilsonRachel Bilson
As Summer Roberts
Autumn ReeserAutumn Reeser
As Taylor Townsend
Willa HollandWilla Holland
As Kaitlin Cooper
Episode Notes
Ratings: 2.9/5

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Henry ManciniSomething for Cat 
John DigweedWarung Beach 
Si ZentnerDesafinado 
Tally HallSmile Like You Mean It 

Episode Quotes
Taylor: Summer, have you had unsafe sex?
Summer: Well, there was that time where Seth visited --
Taylor: Summer!
Summer: Well, I didn't want the pharmaceutical companies playing slum lords with my eggs!
Taylor: Well, what about condoms?
Summer: Latex smells funny.
Taylor: So do diapers!

Bullit: (about Kirsten) Maybe she won’t notice. Isn’t she an alcoholic?
Julie: Recovering, unfortunately.

Julie: So, why did you bring me here?
Frank: For information.
Julie: Information about what?
Frank: About the Cohen family.
Julie: Why?
Frank: Because I'm not who I say I am.
Julie: And who are you?
Frank: I'm Ryan's father.

Summer: (reading Seth's shirt) "Jamaican me crazy"?
Seth: It's funny because it's not.
Summer: Yeah ... you didn't make any plans for us, did you?
Seth: Well, I thought we would just --
Summer: What? Jamaican up as you go?!

Seth: Last coffee of ’06. How much are you hoping I don’t make that joke all day?

Cultural References
Episode Title: The Earth Girls Are Easy

The Earth Girls Are Easy is the title of a 1988 musical comedy starring Geena Davis and Jeff Goldblum.

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