The O.C.: Season 2, Episode 5

The SnO.C. (9 Dec. 2004)

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The winter dance is near and a Ryan-Lindsay hook-up is off, on, off, on, off like a light switch. But all will be smoothed over by the time of the big Newport social event. Or not. Plus: Caleb's secret revealed.



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During preparation for Harbor High's annual winter dance, Ryan plans to asks Lindsey, but she declines. Seth tries asking Alex, but she does not do school events since she dropped out of her own. So, Ryan and Seth end up asking out Marissa and Summer for old times sake. Meanwhile, Julie finally finds out about Marissa's fling with D.J., and Sandy investigates Caleb's secret by questioning Renee Wheeler about her past history. Written by Anonymous

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"Seriously man, four people and not one of us can get a real date?"
15 March 2008 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

It's the annual "SnO.C." winter dance. Seth wants to take his relationship with Alex further, but she might have other plans. Marissa's secret relationship with D.J. is exposed, while Zach continues his pursuit of a Seth-free relationship with Summer. Sandy solves Caleb's legal puzzle ending with a shocking twist.

Julie thinks Ryan looks like Prnce Charming and he kisses Jimmy... Seth kisses Alex again, it seems to me, Alex feels for Seth more of pity then anything else. Ryan finally kisses Lindsey and Marissa brings DJ to the winter dance. I can't believe Ryan and Marissa are now apart for like five months or something! Caleb's most kept secret is finding his way above the ground, or more likely in the Cohen's backyard.

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