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 in which she successfully dethrones Summer as the school committee chairman by tricking her into admitting to Dean Hess a misdeed with Seth. Later, Summer learns an interesting secret about Taylor and Dean Hess and why he is going around punishing and suspending everyone that Taylor dislikes... Written by
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This is the first episode of The O.C. where we see more of Summer's house than just her pink bedroom. We see the front of her house, the ground floor hallway and her backyard with the pool. See more
Taylor comes to Summer to tell her that Dean Hess knows that Seth didn't steal the tiki hut alone. Taylor's pink sweater changes back and forth from on her shoulders to around her neck seven times. See more
You plan the dance, you leave the toilets to me.
I was hoping that'd sound more heroic.
References The Last Waltz
Written by Marian Gold
, Bernhard Lloyd
and Frank Mertens
Performed by Youth Group See more