Ensemble drama revolving around the young adult community of the Orange County, California, area. A street-smart teen winds up in the midst of the high-class society of Newport Beach, sparking something of an "edgier" take on the "Melrose Place" style premise.
It's nothing like where you live. And nothing like what you imagine.
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Did You Know?
Seth Cohen is watching television, and Ryan Atwood asks what he is watching. Seth replies with, "Sherman Oaks: The Real Valley", which is the reality version of the fake television show, The Valley. There is a reality version of The O.C. called, Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County
(2004). See more
In the pilot episode Ryan says he is 17. Each season was a year because of a Chrismukkah episode per season. Ryan doesn't turn 18 until late season 3 meaning he was 17 for 3 years. See more
So I guess you and Mrs. Cohen have a lot in common...
Sure sure, we both love, uhh... Seth.
For the first half of season one, Rachel Bilson (Summer) and Melinda Clarke (Julie) were credited as guest stars, even though Rachel Bilson appeared in each episode. From the fourteenth episode on, they were credited on the theme song as regulars. See more
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