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 of Alex's things from her former girlfriend. Written by
Did You Know?
The sub-plot about Marissa getting a tattoo was included after Mischa Barton
actually did get a tattoo. Because she didn't get their permission first, the producers were initially very angry, but eventually decided to write it in and create the story about Marissa and Alex visiting the tattoo parlour. See more
In the scene in Seth's bedroom with Seth and Summer, there is a white fluff on the back of his sweater that appears and disappears between shots. See more
References Summer Lovers
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