The O.C.: Season 1, Episode 7

The Escape (16 Sep. 2003)

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Ryan, Seth, Marissa and Summer plan an end-of-summer trip down to Tijuana, Mexico (aka: the TJ). Luke wants to tag along with them to try to get back together with Marissa, but she later ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview:
Ryan Atwood (as Benjamin McKenzie)
Ashley Hartman ...


Ryan, Seth, Marissa and Summer plan an end-of-summer trip down to Tijuana, Mexico (aka: the TJ). Luke wants to tag along with them to try to get back together with Marissa, but she later changes her mind about him when she catches Luke making the moves on Holly Fischer. Back in Newport, Jimmy has plans of his own to get out of his financial and legal problems, which don't sit well with Marissa or Julie. Sandy gets a new job at a large prestigious law firm, which Kirsten can't understand why. Written by Anonymous

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When Seth and Summer are in the diner, Seth pushes the plate of toast closer to Summer so that she could have some. In the next shot the plate is back to where it originally was, closer to Seth. See more »


Seth: Face it, our chemistry is undeniable.
Summer: You know what else is undeniable?
Seth: What?
Summer: The pain this fork is going to cause when I jam it into your eye!
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References JAG (1995) See more »


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Written by Benjamin Gibbard
Performed by Death Cab for Cutie
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"Well, they have God on their side okay, Summer? I'm not going to beat Jesus."
8 March 2008 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

The Newport kids plan an end-of-summer trip down to Tijuana, Mexico (aka "T.J."). Jimmy has plans of his own, which don't sit well with Marissa. Sandy gets a new job, which Kirsten can't understand. Summer, Seth, Ryan and Marissa find themselves in a strange place together. Jimmy takes it too far. Disaster strikes one of the O.C. kids.

This is the gang's first adventure as a gang. Sneaking out of the country for a weekend-long trip in Tijuana, Mexico.

This episode is very characteristic for the O.C. series. If you watch the rest of the episodes, you will understand what I mean. Marissa and Ryan get more close, while Seth and Summer start teasing each other.

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