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 editor for their new magazine, Newport Living, but at the same time Julie's Riverside past catches up to her in the form of a former boyfriend with an incriminating video tape of her. Written by
Did You Know?
At the end of the episode when Marissa asks Ryan "Who are you?" and Ryan replies with a French fry in his mouth, "Whoever you want me to be." This is a reference to the Pilot episode when Ryan is standing outside the Cohen's house and smoking a cigarette and they exchanged the same words. See more
In the first season Jimmy Cooper says that he lives in a house full of vegetarians. Yet in "The Mallpisode" Marissa is seen eating a cheeseburger at the diner. See more
[sees Sandy working under the kitchen sink
Oh, father, I'm glad to see you finally found your calling.
Exactly what I said.
Nothing like a good crack about a plumber.
References Days of Thunder
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