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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

  • Currently 9/10
9/10 (2 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Brandon Quinn
As Spencer
Gary Grubbs
As Gordon Bullit
Kevin Sorbo
As Frank Atwood

Co-Guest Stars
Ammar Mahmood
As Saudi Prince #1
Diana Gitelman
As Alien Girl
Lee Zagari
As Saudi Prince #2
Samuel Mangiello
As Massive Alien
Main Cast
Peter Gallagher
As Sanford "Sandy" Cohen
Kelly Rowan
As Kirsten Cohen
Benjamin McKenzie
As Ryan Atwood
Adam Brody
As Seth Cohen
Melinda Clarke
As Julie Cooper-Nichol
Rachel Bilson
As Summer Roberts
Autumn Reeser
As Taylor Townsend
Willa 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.

Warning: The O.C. season 4 episode 8 guide may contain spoilers
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