Ensemble drama revolving around the young adult community of the Orange County, California, area. A street-smart teen winds up in the midst of the high-class society of Newport Beach, sparking something of an "edgier" take on the "Melrose Place" style premise. Written by
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The character name Taylor Townsend is eerily similar to the neighboring towns mention in Bissinger's Friday Night Lights. One is Taylor, another is Townsend. See more
In Season 3, when Ryan was seeing Sadie and was unsure about asking Marisa to come to his birthday party, the calendar on the Cooper's wall had the number 19 circled as Ryan's birthday and the next day was indicated as the first day of Spring which would be in March. In the last season, Ryan is perusing a scrapbook put together by Taylor, which had included their hospital bracelets from when they both were in a coma. Ryan's bracelet showed the date 09-05-86. See more
What the hell is that?
It's my mother's meat loaf.
Oh God, your mother's here?
Her recipe is. I'm trying out a chef. You want some?
Actually, I think the sight of your mother's meat loaf has turned me into a vegetarian.
For the first half of season one, Rachel Bilson (Summer) and Melinda Clarke (Julie) were credited as guest stars, even though Rachel Bilson appeared in each episode. From the fourteenth episode on, they were credited on the theme song as regulars. See more
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