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The O.C. (TV Series 2003–2007) Poster

(2003–2007)

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Followed by 

The 'Bu (2003) (TV Series)

Alternate-language version of  

Medcezir (2013) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Retrosexual: The 80's (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
stills from this were shown
Will & Grace: Christmas Break (2004) (TV Episode)
"That was just like 'The O.C'"
House M.D.: Histories (2005) (TV Episode)
House tells Wilson, "I don't NEED to watch The O.C., but it makes me happy."
Saturday Night Live: Jason Bateman/Kelly Clarkson (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kim Jong Il
Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #12.105 (2005) (TV Episode)
Promoted verbally during interview with Rachel Bilson, no clips.
The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green (2005)
Ethan's mom says that she watches this show with her husband
Reno 911!: The Prefect of Wanganui (2005) (TV Episode)
Title referenced
Entourage: Oh, Mandy (2005) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Family Guy: Jungle Love (2005) (TV Episode)
Stewie says he's holding an "O.C. party" where they watch this and drink whenever a boy takes his top off.
Bad Reputation (2005)
"Most of the girls I know spend their lunch hour disecting The OC."
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XVI (2005) (TV Episode)
ad for a spin-off of "The O.C." called Pomona
Saturday Night Live: Eva Longoria/Korn (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the Spammies and Weekend Update
The War at Home: The Empire Spanks Back (2005) (TV Episode)
Larry mentions the show.
Numb3rs: The OG (2006) (TV Episode)
The episode's title is a play on word on the older show's title.
American Dad!: Rough Trade (2006) (TV Episode)
A character mentions watching this on TV.
Gilmore Girls: Just Like Gwen and Gavin (2006) (TV Episode)
Zach tells Joe "Welcome to the S.H., b***h!" at the Winter Carnival, a reference to the iconic O.C line, "Welcome to The O.C, b***h!"
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.98 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Borough Babies" category
The Simpsons: Homer Simpson, This Is Your Wife (2006) (TV Episode)
Mischa Barton statue seen on Fox backlot tour, The OC is a hit Fox show.
House M.D.: Clueless (2006) (TV Episode)
on House's 'Now Playing list' on TV
John Tucker Must Die (2006)
"Maybe he'll get a role on 'The O.C.' "
Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006) (Video)
"This ain't The O.C."
Postcards: Episode #8.23 (2006) (TV Episode)
In a segment about yacht hire, Bridget comments that the idea of sailing your own private luxury yacht conjures up a scene from this title.
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #11.5 (2006) (TV Episode)
Zach Braff mentions a co-star from The Last Kiss being a star in this show.
Sex, Lies & Soaps: Sex (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Sex, Lies & Soaps: Bad Behaviour (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Sex, Lies & Soaps: Family Conflict (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Sex, Lies & Soaps: Appearance (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Sex, Lies & Soaps: School Years (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
House M.D.: Whac-A-Mole (2006) (TV Episode)
" 'Party of Five,' 'The O.C.' of its time."
Clatterford: Christmas Panto (2006) (TV Episode)
character mentions series by name
Skins: Michelle (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Shanghai Kiss (2007)
"Go hang out with Summer or Marissa or one of the girls on 'The OC'."
ER: I Don't (2007) (TV Episode)
Open reference by a character
Supernatural: Bedtime Stories (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Dean
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Alma Mater (2007) (TV Episode)
one of the shows brought up in the TV show identification duel between Lester and Morgan
'Neighbours' on Five (2008) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Saturday Night Live: Jonah Hill/Mariah Carey (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced on Weekend Update
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Sounds Ideal (2009) (Video)
Eleni Polou mentions "The O.C." for its overabundance of music.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Fear of Death (2010) (TV Episode)
A poster hangs in Chuck's room for Yakuza Prep, a fictional movie mentioned in The O.C.
Pretty Little Liars: Careful What U Wish 4 (2011) (TV Episode)
Simone says it was her who made Aria turn off "The O.C." and read "Wuthering Heights" instead.
Conan: The Unitard Dilemma (2011) (TV Episode)
A guy dressed up as Ted Turner in a sketch, mentions this show
The Super Phelous Angry Reviewing Meta-Show or Something...: House of Phax (2011) (TV Episode)
"They've turned it into a serious drama."
The Apprentice: Hero Worship (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during confusion about Orange County Choppers
Fashion Police: Episode dated 6 April 2012 (2012) (TV Episode)
Joan mentions it while introducing Mischa Barton.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.161 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Adam Brody was on the show
Veronica Mars (2014)
Dick yells "welcome to the B.C., bitch" before punching someone. This is a reference to Luke punching Ryan on The O.C., in which he shouts " welcome to the O.C., bitch."

Featured in 

The O.C.: A Day in the Life (2004) (TV Special)
feautes clips of the show
The Slanted Screen (2006)
clip
Screenwipe: Episode #2.1 (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Sex, Lies & Soaps: Sex (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
Sex, Lies & Soaps: Bad Behaviour (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
Sex, Lies & Soaps: Family Conflict (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
Sex, Lies & Soaps: Appearance (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
Sex, Lies & Soaps: School Years (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
I Love the New Millennium: 2003 (2008) (TV Episode)
Shown on the 2003 episode
Great TV Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
invisible trash being put into sack/bag moves position/cigarette changes size/pills sort themselves into colors/purse moves/dialogue changes from one scene to another
FOX 25th Anniversary Special (2012) (TV Movie)
clips
The Dirties (2013)
A poster is shown in Matt's room.

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Milhouse of Sand and Fog (2005) (TV Episode)
Lisa watches a joke version of the show
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Sandworm (2007) (TV Episode)
Chuck's entrance to the party in search of Morgan mirrors a similar scene from creator Josh Schwartz's previous hit The O.C. - to make the gag even clearer, the same song plays over both scenes.
The HO.C. (2008) (Video)
The HO.C. is a parody of the hit T.V. show, The O.C.

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