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The O.C. Season 4 Episodes

Season 4 Episode Guide

16 Episodes 2006 - 2007

Episode 1

The Avengers

Thu, Nov 2, 2006 60 mins

Julie and Ryan are finding it difficult to cope with Marissa's death. Meanwhile, Summer has turned into an activist at Brown; Seth is toiling in a comic-book store in Newport; and Kaitlin confronts her stepfather about his extracurricular activities while positioning herself as the leader of a Harbor pack.

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Episode 2

The Gringos

Wed, Nov 8, 2006 60 mins

Ryan has unwanted company on a trip to Mexico to take care of unfinished business; Taylor has startling news during a surprise visit to Summer; Kaitlin takes an unusual interest in the Harbor clothing drive; and Sandy confronts Julie about her secret machinations.

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Episode 3

The Cold Turkey

Thu, Nov 9, 2006 60 mins

Thanksgiving provides a cornucopia of less-than-appetizing situations, including Ryan's reaction to Sandy's latest legal maneuver and Taylor's explanation of her whereabouts to her mother. Meanwhile, Dr. Roberts is frustrated by Julie's distant behavior, and Seth and Summer surprise Kirsten with uninvited dinner guests.

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Episode 4

The Metamorphosis

Thu, Nov 16, 2006 60 mins

Summer does some soul-searching during a visit from Seth; Taylor pleads for a reluctant Ryan's help with an international crisis; Sandy longs for a guys' night out; and Julie vows to turn over a new leaf.

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Episode 5

The Sleeping Beauty

Thu, Nov 30, 2006 60 mins

A lovelorn Taylor won't rest until she turns an oblivious Ryan's insomnia into pillow talk; Summer needs more than a lucky rabbit's foot after her latest activist scheme at Brown; and Julie's quest for a NewMatch investor starts off with a bang.

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Episode 6

The Summer Bummer

Thu, Dec 7, 2006 60 mins

Summer and Seth iron out a new wrinkle in their long-distance romance; Kaitlin ups the ante in a Harbor power struggle; Ryan and Taylor search for common ground; and Julie needs a Bullit-proof vest to deflect her latest suitor.

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Episode 7

The Chrismukk-huh?

Thu, Dec 14, 2006 60 mins

A Chrismukkah light-hanging mishap lands Ryan and Taylor in an alternate universe where everything they knew about Newport has been turned upside down.

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Episode 8

The Earth Girls Are Easy

Thu, Dec 21, 2006 60 mins

Ryan and Taylor's New Year's Eve road trip to Las Vegas takes a surprising turn when Seth and Summer tag along; Julie is leery of the man hired as NewMatch's accountant (Kevin Sorbo), and Sandy thinks he knows why.

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Episode 9

The My Two Dads

Thu, Jan 4, 2007 60 mins

Sandy's paternal instincts kick in when Frank (Kevin Sorbo) is invited for dinner; Kaitlin's report on "The Call of the Wild" might spark a case of puppy love with a classmate (Chris Brown); and Seth and Summer are unsure about the new twist in their relationship, though neither wants to admit it.

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Episode 10

The French Connection

Thu, Jan 11, 2007 60 mins

Ryan reads between the lines when Taylor's ex-husband (Henri Lubatti) promotes his risqué novel in Newport; Summer gets a glimpse of married life from her socialite peers, while Seth flies to Seattle in search of Dr. Roberts' blessing; and Kirsten investigates Julie's secret business practices.

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Episode 11

The Dream Lover

Thu, Jan 18, 2007 60 mins

Ryan is at a loss for words when he thinks he's losing Taylor; Che takes Seth on a spiritual journey of self-discovery; Kaitlin has a revelation about her relationship with Will; Julie goes to extremes to repair her damaged friendship with Kirsten.

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Episode 12

The Groundhog Day

Thu, Jan 25, 2007 60 mins

Sandy's secret plans for Kirsten's 40th-birthday party are outdone by an even bigger surprise from the guest of honor; Che tests his bond with Seth during a Groundhog Day caper; Taylor seeks professional help to sort out her feelings for Ryan; and Bullit pulls out the big guns in his pursuit of Julie.

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Episode 13

The Case of the Franks

Thu, Feb 1, 2007 60 mins

Ryan, Taylor and Kaitlin choose sides when Julie is torn between Frank and Bullit; a psychic reading prompts Seth and Summer to think about their future; and Kirsten is preoccupied by a life-changing moment in her past.

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Episode 14

The Shake Up

Thu, Feb 8, 2007 60 mins

In the days before Taylor's birthday party---and a major earthquake---Kaitlin tries to undermine Julie's relationship with Frank, and Summer urges a cynical Seth to believe in something.

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Episode 15

The Night Moves

Thu, Feb 15, 2007 60 mins

As Newport is thrown into chaos following the earthquake, Seth helps Ryan in his darkest hour of need while Sandy and Kirsten grow ever more concerned about their unborn baby. Meanwhile, Frank earns the respect of a recent rival when Julie and Kaitlin are stuck in an ice-cream shop.

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Episode 16

The End's Not Near, It's Here

Thu, Feb 22, 2007 60 mins

The series concludes six months after an earthquake rocked Newport. Taylor has an appointment with a seamstress while the fate of "The Valley" is revealed.

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