The O.C.: Season 2, Episode 4

The New Era (2 Dec. 2004)

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It's not a date, it's a group hang. So Seth goes with Lindsay, but looks for Summer. Ryan goes with Alex, but would rather be with Lindsay. And Alex...well, stay tuned. That new CEO has a style all her own.



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Wanting to move on with their lives, Ryan sets Seth up with Lindsay. Seth sets Ryan up with Alex (Alexandra) Kelly, the punk rock teenage manger of the Bait Shop. But during their first outing, Ryan has eyes for Lindsay, while Seth has eyes for Alex. Meanwhile, Julie throws her weight around as the new CEO of Newport Group and gets on Kirsten's nerves fast. Sandy also discusses more of Caleb's case and about charges of him bribing a city official named Renee Wheeler, whom Caleb claims it's for a trust fund. Written by The OC, Season 2 Boxset

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Seth Cohen: Her with the tattoo, you with the wristband, that's like the ultimate wrong-side-of-the-tracks love story. Seriously, you are the Sid to her Nancy, the Kurt to her Courtney, the 50 Cent to her ... Mrs Cent.
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The group hang.
15 March 2008 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

It's a new era in Newport Beach. Kirsten and Julie try and work together at The Newport Group, while Sandy tries to find out what Caleb is hiding. Seth and Ryan go on a double date with Lindsay and Alex, but it ends differently than the four of them might have expected.

Right from the beginning, the Cohens talk about a new era. Seth lost Summer, Ryan hurries up for a physics quiz, Kirsten has to work with Julie and Sandy is unemployed.

It seems that this episode is not so much about Summer and Marissa, they hardly have a few scenes. This is the biggest breakup Summer and Seth ever had, but they will get over it... eventually.

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