In the emotional series finale of "The O.C.," Ryan, the Cohens, the Coopers and their friends build new lives, resolve lingering issues, face major decisions and undergo shocking personal transformations.
In the aftermath of a major earthquake that cuts off power and communication between the Cohens and their loved ones, Seth must take over Ryan's role as the protector when Ryan is injured and the boys are stranded on a deserted road.
Taylor eagerly prepares for her first real birthday celebration, but she frets over the fact that Ryan has still not told her he loves her.
As Valentine's Day approaches, Ryan worries that the pressure of the holiday will ruin his relationship with Taylor.
As the Cohens prepare for Kirsten's 40th birthday party, Kirsten gets some news that will change her life forever.
Che (recurring guest star CHRIS PRATT) and Seth take a trip to a forest, where Che has a dream and discovers that his spirit might be in love with someone unexpected.
Taylor's ex-husband, Henri-Michel (HENRI LUBATTI), gets a little too close to home while promoting his erotic memoirs.
Newly engaged Seth and Summer both panic about the prospect of being married, but neither will break it off, despite the advice of their friends.
As the new year approaches, Ryan plans a special surprise road trip for Taylor and himself.
It's time for another Chrismukkah in Orange County.
When Seth visits Summer at Brown, he finds an empty dorm room.
Summer and Che (recurring guest star CHRIS PRATT) take their activism to a new level, resulting in more freedom than they expected.
When Summer tries to become the gossip-loving girl she once was, she realizes that Brown may have changed her forever.
It's Thanksgiving morning at the Cohen house, and the family is still dealing with what happened in Mexico.
Ryan travels to Mexico--with a stubborn Seth in tow--to put an end to his turmoil in the only way he knows how, but he comes up empty in quest for revenge.
In the fourth season premiere, everyone struggles to adjust to life without Marissa.
High school is over. Time to move on. But events conspire to reunite Ryan, Seth and Summer in posh, seaside Newport. And there may even be a new Core Four.
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) was taken in from the streets by then public defender Sandy Cohen (Peter Gallagher) and his wife, Kirsten (Kelly Rowan), they had no idea how Ryan's arrival would change their lives.
As season three of the hit series begins, Ryan, Marissa, Seth and Summer are starting their senior year of high school. But after last year's shocking events, Marissa finds she has been knocked off her pedestal, further straining her relationship with Ryan. Plus, Kirsten befriends a mysterious woman (Jeri Ryan), in rehab. Other guest stars include Eric Mabius, Autumn Reeser and Nikki Reed.