Air Date: August 5th, 2003
A troubled young man makes waves in a wealthy, harbor-front community.
Season 4 - Episode 16 : The End's Not Near, It's Here Feb 22, 2007
The fondest of farewells; what happens to the Cohens, the Coopers, Ryan and Taylor.
Season 4 - Episode 15 : The Night Moves Feb 15, 2007
The gang struggles to make sure everyone is OK after the earthquake hits; Seth does whatever it takes to be with Ryan and Taylor; Taylor finds out that family bonds are greater than she thinks; the Coopers are in an ice-cream shop.
Season 4 - Episode 14 : The Shake-Up Feb 8, 2007
Ryan and Taylor share some special words; Kaitlin decides to sabotage Frank and Julie's relationship; Kirsten realizes what Newport society is all about; Summer encourages Seth to find something about which to be passionate.
Season 4 - Episode 13 : The Case of the Franks Feb 1, 2007
Julie has a plan to make things right between Ryan and his dad; Julie continues to move things forward with Bullit; after they get a psychic reading, Summer wonders if she and Seth are right for each other.
Season 4 - Episode 12 : The Groundhog Day Jan 25, 2007
Kirsten gets news that will change her life forever; Julie has a secret love affair; a therapist gives Taylor rules by which to live; Che discovers that Seth is not his soul mate.
The first new fall TV series is also one of the most promising. The O.C. -- which stands for Orange County, California-style -- mixes potent conflicts with lavish backdrops and attractive folk. The concoction carries a surprisingly bittersweet kick. [3 Aug 2003, p.4] Show More
Not that The O.C. is a bad show. It actually shows some promise of being a decent drama that will appeal to Fox's young-skewing audience. [4 Aug 2003, p.C06] Show More
McKenzie is a revelation and, backed by an able cast, he is what salvages this music-infused, glossy soap from slick filmmakers Doug Liman and McG. [5 Aug 2003, p.39] Show More