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.
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
During this episode, Jimmy Cooper explains to his wife that the out-of-season basketball game he is watching on ESPN Classic is the 1986 NBA Finals Game 7 between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Detroit Pistons - however, the 1986 Finals was contested between the Boston Celtics & the Houston Rockets. See more
Spoofs Rebel Without a Cause
Written by Billy May
and Jean Baptiste
Performed by The Black Eyed Peas See more