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The O.C.

A slick hit about a troubled L.A. teen taken in by an idealistic lawyer and his family in affluent Orange County. The series filled the youth-soap hole left by the departed '90210,' but quickly proved itself far more gritty---and witty. In addition, early (more…)

Premiered: August 5, 2003

Rating: TV-PG

TV Guide Rating:(219 ratings)

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Welcome to the world of The O.C., and the affluent oceanside community of Newport Beach in Orange County, California. When Ryan Atwood (Ben McKenzie) (more…)
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Welcome to the world of The O.C., and the affluent oceanside community of Newport Beach in Orange County, California. When Ryan Atwood (Ben McKenzie) (more…)
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Family feuds drive Marissa to the bottle, giving Ryan a grim reminder of chaotic Christmases past. Meanwhile, Seth's seasonal blend of Christmas and Hanukkah becomes double-trouble when Anna and Summer make him choose between them; and Kirsten steals away (more…)

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Tue Dec 6 11:00am
The Countdown(Season 1, Episode 14) POP

Kirsten's flaky sister (Amanda Righetti) goads the Cohens into swinging by a New Year's Eve soiree they'll never forget, while Marissa hits Oliver's soiree sans Ryan, who winds up trapped with Seth at his wild aunt's even wilder house party. But as midnigh (more…)

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Wed Dec 7 10:00am
The Third Wheel(Season 1, Episode 15) POP

Oliver scores the gang passes to a sold-out concert, where Ryan sees something Marissa doesn't need to know about the boy who is coming between them. Meanwhile, Seth and Anna struggle to tell Summer the truth about New Year's Eve; Luke settles into his new (more…)

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  • Premiered: August 5, 2003
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A slick hit about a troubled L.A. teen taken in by an idealistic lawyer and his family in affluent Orange County. The series filled the youth-soap hole left by the departed '90210,' but quickly proved itself far more gritty---and witty. In addition, early… (more)

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