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2005

6 Jan. 2005
The Family Ties
Time to move on: Jimmy decides to relocate to Maui. Time to make a move: Ryan and Lindsay wonder about a first kiss. Time to bust a move: Seth turns bad boy in an attempt to impress Alex.
 
13 Jan. 2005
The Power of Love
Sandy didn't forget his 20th anniversary. Honest. Just ask him. And just watch him squirm as he tries to make things right. Also, Seth and Ryan are grounded; DJ calls it quits with Marissa.
 
20 Jan. 2005
The Ex-Factor
The ABC's of love. When Alex wants to spend time with her ex, Seth says "X" must make room for "I" and "U." But there's something Seth doesn't know. Julie has a makeover idea for the Newport Group.
 
27 Jan. 2005
The Accomplice
Hostilties heat up between Sandy and Kirsten when Sandy decides to help Max Bloom, his mentor in law school, find his daughter, Rebecca, whom was Sandy's first love. Meanwhile, Seth and Zach start up a comic book based on their lives in Newport, while Summer questions why she's been left out. Ryan makes the attempt to unite Lindsay and Caleb after Lindsay tells Ryan she is curious in getting to know her "new" father. While Julie is in Paris, Marissa looks for new ways to rebel and in doing so, her friendship with Alex increases during a trip to Los Angeles to get some...
 
3 Feb. 2005
The Second Chance
After hearing about Lindsay and Ryan's failed attempt at dinner with Caleb the night before, Kirsten arranges a dinner that she can supervise. But her presence makes no difference when the hot-tempered Ryan and the egotistical Caleb immediately butt heads and disaster strikes when Caleb collapses from a sudden heart attack. Meanwhile, Sandy keeps Rebecca's presence in Newport a secret from Kirsten after deciding to take her case to court. Marissa and Alex's relationship intensifies, while Seth and Summer spend a lot of time together at Zach's insistence.
 
10 Feb. 2005
The Lonely Hearts Club
On Valentine's Day, Sandy and Kirsten's conflict about Rebecca continues. Ryan tries to make peace with Caleb in order to spend Valentines Day with Lindsay. Meanwhile, Seth, Zach, and Summer head to San Diego in hope to make their comic book idea succeed. But it all falls apart when Seth has a emotional breakdown and he ends up in a lonely state. Marissa and Alex decide take a step forward in their romantic relationship, while Julie returns from her trip to Paris in a vain and futile hope to reconnect with Marissa.
 
17 Feb. 2005
The Father Knows Best
As Sandy continues working on Rebecca's case, Kirsten questions how strong their feelings are for one another. Meanwhile, Seth continues his downward spiral in the aftermath of Zach and Summer's Valentine's night together, while Marissa tries to confront her fear about her relationship with Alex. Also, Caleb offers Lindsay a place in his family, but not without a paternity test.
 
24 Feb. 2005
The Rainy Day Women
During a rainy day in Newport, Lindsay decides to take the DNA test and makes a difficult choice regarding her life with Caleb while Ryan helps her through it. Elsewhere, Sandy still wants to help Rebecca with her case and tries to convince her not to run again. But he ends up running with her and ends up stranded for the night in a run-down motel. Kirsten is still upset and confides in Julie about her problems and wishes her marriage would go back to normal and for Rebecca's case to be over with. Meanwhile, Seth thinks he's lost Summer forever until Summer is unable ...
 
10 Mar. 2005
The Mallpisode
After Lindsay moves away to Chicago with her mother, Ryan is heartbroken and Caleb's confused. Seth, Summer, and Marissa invite Ryan to the local mall to get his mind off things. But things take another turn when they get stranded in the mall after hours. Meanwhile, Caleb tags along to vent his frustration when Sandy tries to make amends with Kirsten by searching for her wedding ring or even a grand gesture that will take her back to when Sandy first proposed. Alex begins to learn that Marissa might not be as into her as she thought. Also, Kirsten and Julie call an ...
 
17 Mar. 2005
The Blaze of Glory
Marissa recruits Ryan to help her with Harbor School's Pep Rally Bonfire. Alex accepts that her and Marissa are from two different lives and knows she is fighting a lost cause. Seth is stuck and misses last year's good times while Summer disagrees and tells him it's time to move on. Meanwhile, Julie still doesn't know what she is going do about her blackmailer and seeks some advice from Sandy. Also, Kirsten wants their editor, Carter, to stick with the magazine despite his reservations.
 
24 Mar. 2005
The Brothers Grim
When Ryan's brother, Trey, gets out of jail and gives Ryan a call, the Cohens give him a warm welcome. Though, Ryan knows nothing good can come from it. Zach returns from his trip to Italy and gives some news that he has a new girlfriend which makes Summer curious and Seth is not really sure what to think. Meanwhile, after Julie admits her naked mistake to Kirsten, they both agree to get Caleb in on it for more help, unaware that Caleb as always, has a hidden agenda. Also, the Newport Living magazine is officially launched, but Julie's blackmailer, Lance, makes an ...
 
7 Apr. 2005
The Risky Business
Sandy reluctantly agrees with Kirsten to serve as host/auctioneer at yet another OC benefit. Meanwhile, Trey lies to Ryan to prove that he can be self-dependent when he steals one auction exhibit leading Ryan and Seth on a mission to recover it before anyone finds out. Carter reinvigorates Seth and Zach's comic book dream, much to the annoyance of Summer. Also, Marissa moves in with the Cohens, unwilling to stand anymore of living with Julie or Caleb.
 
14 Apr. 2005
The Rager
On Trey's 21st birthday, Marissa, anxious to help Trey and Ryan forge a relationship, throws a birthday party for Trey at the Cooper-Nichol mansion that turns out to be a rumble when one girl nearly drowns from a drug OD. Meanwhile, Seth is left in hot water by both Summer and Zach. Sandy wants to continue his friendship with Carter, leaving a confused Kirsten. Also, a distraught Julie shares some memories with her blackmailer Lance, and in the process learns a few things and gains a few ideas about the future of her marriage to Caleb.
 
21 Apr. 2005
The O.C. Confidential
Sandy, Ryan, and Seth devise a plan to save Trey from going to jail after he took the fall for supplying drugs at his birthday party. Kirsten and Carter, fulfilling more than their editorial duties, take a trip to Featherbrook's winery for a wine tasting party. Meanwhile, Caleb returns home from another long business trip and questions his marriage with Julie.
 
5 May 2005
The Return of the Nana
Sandy, Seth and Ryan travel to Miami, Florida to visit Sandy's mother, the Nana, after she tells Sandy she is getting married to a much younger man. Back in Newport, Kirsten, unable go to Miami with Sandy because of work, is left on her own to deal with her feelings for Carter. Trey misinterprets Marissa's friendship as a sexual advance. Also, Zach invites Summer to a home-cooked dinner at his house.
 
5 May 2005
The Showdown
Seth and Zach declare war when they compete against each other for Summer's affections. Meanwhile, Marissa is still reeling from being nearly raped by Trey, and refuses to confide in Ryan about the incident. Sandy confronts Kirsten when her drinking problem becomes very apparent. Also, Caleb hands divorce papers to Julie.
 
12 May 2005
The O.Sea
Seth and Zach squabble over who should take Summer to the prom and who will meet George Lucas for dinner over the publishing of the graphic novel. Meanwhile, Sandy takes drastic actions with a recovering Kirsten. Ryan starts to piece together what happened between Trey and Marissa, while at the same time, Ryan run into his old girlfriend Theresa. Also, Julie decides to murder Caleb to avoid going broke. But her attempts to poison Caleb take a surprise turn.
 
19 May 2005
The Dearly Beloved
Kirsten hits rock bottom after Caleb's funeral, prompting Sandy to finally take action by staging an intervention. Meanwhile, Jimmy Cooper returns to Newport and almost immediately renews ties with a mourning Julie, while Hailey Nicole also returns to town for the funeral. Trey's girlfriend/partner-in-crime Jess bullies him into participating in a drug deal that turns into a shootout at the Bait Shop nightclub. Also, Ryan finally learns the truth about what happened between Trey and Marissa, leading to a bloody confrontation.
 
8 Sep. 2005
The Aftermath
Ryan and Marissa deal with the aftermath of Trey's shooting. Kirsten meets Charlotte at rehab.
 
15 Sep. 2005
The Shape of Things to Come
The new dean of Harbor School wants to expel Ryan and Marissa. Summer fights with Taylor over being Social Chair. Kirsten worries about leaving rehab.
 
22 Sep. 2005
The End of Innocence
Caleb's will is read. Ryan and Marissa are told to stay apart.
 
29 Sep. 2005
The Last Waltz
Marissa struggles with attending new public high school Newport Union, and her new friends, Johnny; his girlfriend Cassey; and their nerd friend Chili, all of whom make Ryan slightly jealous. Meanwhile, Charlotte's ruse is up when she learns that Kirsten did not inherit any money from Caleb. But Charlotte's con-artist boyfriend, Glen, forces her to go ahead with their scam to rip off Kristen anyway. Julie's mansion get repossessed, leaving her with nothing but a broken heart. Also, Taylor sets into motion a crafty power play in planning Harbor High's Homecoming Dance ...
 
3 Nov. 2005
The Perfect Storm
Ryan decides to not return to school, and makes a decision to take a job as a fisherman which Sandy reluctantly accepts. Marissa turns to her new friends, Johnny, Casey, and Chili, to help her with Ryan's situation when he tells her that he's leaving down on a fishing trawler for a few months at sea. Meanwhile, Summer and Seth team up to try to reveal the romantic tryst between the nasty Dean Hess and conniving Taylor. When Sandy learns about this, he uses his legal skills and poker-face tactics to play hardball with Dean Hess to let Ryan back at Harbor High, while ...
 
10 Nov. 2005
The Swells
Marissa continues to hang out at the beach to watch Johnny's surfing skills, where she discovers some secrets about Johnny that Ryan lacks; about being involved in a shooting years back. But Casey becomes jealous about Marissa hanging out with Johnny, and seeks some companionship with Johnny's rival, a vicious gang member and rival surfer named Kevin Volchok. Meanwhile, Charlotte convinces Kirsten to help her and Julie throw a charity event while Charlotte plot to steal all the donations and skip town. But when Julie discovers Charlotte's scam and her plot to frame ...
 
17 Nov. 2005
The Anger Management
While the gang makes plans to go to the the Bait Shop to see the band, The Subways perform, Taylor's continuing meddling with wooing Seth causes a major rift between him and Summer. Marissa, determined to end the potentially explosive rift between Ryan and the vicious, violent-tempered Volchok, does whatever it takes to watch out for Ryan to make sure he does not fall back into his old ways. Meanwhile, Matt Ramsey, Sandy's new Newport Group partner, goes above and beyond the call of duty when he learns he has to cut Newport Group staff. Also, Charlotte's plan to rip ...
 
1 Dec. 2005
The Game Plan
Ryan, Summer, Seth, and Marissa think about what they'd like to do with their lives as they compile their college applications, but they run across several obstacles. Seth decides against going to Berkley in San Francisco, and decides on Brown University, but cannot bring himself to tell his father. Summer wants to attend a college in Arizona, but when she sees Seth wants to move to a college back east, she decides to attend, only to run into Taylor whom takes the sole remaining application to Brown. Ryan does not know where he might go to college, while Marissa is ...
 
8 Dec. 2005
The Disconnect
Marissa visits Johnny at his house after his accident to see how he is doing and meets his friendly nurse mother Gwen where she tries to help Johnny get an operation for his leg injury, but they cannot afford the high medical costs. Elsewhere, Summer and Seth try to join school extracurricular activities as part of their personal quests to be different. Meanwhile, Julie and Kirsten get a contract for their new catering business where Julie latches onto a potential client. Also, Ryan learns more about Matt Ramsey when he tags along with him and Sandy when they meet ...
 
15 Dec. 2005
The Chrismukkah Bar Mitz-vahkkah
Ryan, Marissa, Seth, and Summer raise money for Johnny's surgery by throwing Ryan a Bar Mitzvah.
 

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