The O.C.: Season 3, Episode 16

The Road Warrior (9 Mar. 2006)

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Summer asks Julie and Kirsten, via their matchmaking company, to find a woman for her father. However, the pesky Taylor discovers Julie and Dr. Roberts having dinner, and she naturally ... See full summary »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Maya Griffin
Jack Harper (as Rod Rowland)
Detective Warner
Sadie Campbell


Summer asks Julie and Kirsten, via their matchmaking company, to find a woman for her father. However, the pesky Taylor discovers Julie and Dr. Roberts having dinner, and she naturally tells Summer and Seth, who learn about the romantic attraction between Julie and Summer's father. Meanwhile, Ryan goes on a road trip to help Sadie find her trouble-ridden Uncle Jack, Johnny's father, to collect some late child support payments. Marissa is yet again involved in another police investigation involving Johnny's death, and she and Ryan break up, leading to Volchok to make the moves on her. Also, Matt continues dating Maya in order to influence her father to give more funding for their hospital, while Kirsten begins to think Sandy is being corrupted by his business deals with Matt over Maya. Written by Anonymous

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Youth Group's "Forever Young" song plays once more (last heard in "The Last Waltz") as Ryan and Marissa break up over the phone. Marissa decided that "Forever Young" would be 'their' song in the aforementioned episode. See more »


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The Break-Up.
29 March 2008 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

When Ryan and Sadie go on a road trip to search for one of Johnny's relatives they end up in Ryan's old neighborhood in Chino, which brings the two closer together. While the two are away Marissa is implicated in Johnny's death and Seth and Summer learn the truth about Julie and Dr. Roberts new secret.

Good thing Ryan and Marissa are off now, but they could have broken up months ago and spare Johnny an early death. It seems to me, Marissa is dragging as many people as she can down with her. Without Ryan she has always been a wreck.

I already miss Kaitlin, she's a more powerful character then Marissa, because, unlike her sister she knows what she wants and she gets it fast. Marissa seems to be the younger, immature one, really. Her naivety is more like stupidity to me.

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