When his mother disappears and faced with the prospect of life in a group home, Ryan decides to run away from Newport, but Seth and Marissa convince him to stay and hide in a vacant building project. Meanwhile, Jimmy discusses his recent financial woes with Kirsten, and she offers a solution. After the jealous Luke witnesses a close encounter between Marissa and Ryan, he confronts Ryan and a fight breaks loose in the house where their quarrel accidentally starts a fire. Ryan nearly dies in the flames, until surprisingly Luke returns and saves Ryan's life, which unfortunately reveals Ryan's continuing presence in Newport leading to both him and Luke getting arrested for arson. Written by
Did You Know?
When Marissa, Ryan, and Seth are driving to the Model Home in Marissa's car, they are listening to the song 'I'm a Terrible Person' by 'Rooney'. In a future episode the gang will attend a Rooney
concert. See more
The Lakers/Pistons NBA final year of 1988 was correctly claimed by the character of Jimmy Cooper. However "1986" is clearly dubbed, which is the incorrect year. See more
When you were 22 what did you say? You said you'd never be like your parents, you'd never have their life.
I was 22. I stank of patchouli and I lived in the back of mail truck.
And you were fun. And you married me.
Spoofs Rebel Without a Cause
In Your Eyes
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