Type
Scripted
Premiered
Aug. 05, 2003
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
FOX TV Network
Genre

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Ryan Atwood The O.C.

Ryan Atwood

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Ben McKenzieBen McKenzie
Benjamin McKenzie Schenkkan, known professionally as Benjamin McKenzie or Ben McKenzie, is an American ...

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Ryan Atwood Quotes

02x01 - The Distance Season 2 / Episode 1: - The Distance

Ryan Atwood: How'd you make it all the way from Newport on that little catamaran?
Seth: Hm. Well, Ryan, sit down, my son. It was a long and torturous journey, and I'm not gonna, I'm not gonna sugar coat any details with you...
Ryan Atwood: Please don't.
Seth: -'cause we're friends. First, I sailed to Catalina. Then, I sailed to Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara, I ran out of snacks. Freaked out a little bit, pawned my boat for cash, took a Greyhound to Portland.
Ryan Atwood: You took a bus.
Seth: Yeah. But don't say it like that, cause it was a local. Okay, have you ever been in one of those? Okay, not for the faint of heart.
Ryan Atwood: I can't believe after all that you took a bus.
Seth: Yeah. I think we're definitely going to have to come up with a better story for school though, that'd be good.
Ryan Atwood: I don't know, I like the bus idea. It's cool.
Seth: Okay, what about maybe... boat sank, saved by whales? It's very Whale Rider.
Ryan Atwood: What else you' got?
Seth: I took a boat, boat sank, saved by a mermaid? Boat sank, stranded on a desert island...
02x01 - The Distance Season 2 / Episode 1: - The Distance

Ryan Atwood: Hey, so, ah, I was thinking.
Seth: I was thinking too. You know they don't even have a water polo team here. That's just gonna be a problem for me.
01x24 - The Proposal Season 1 / Episode 24: - The Proposal

Summer: And we looked through all your toys and we couldn't find any plastic horses but we did find this.
Marissa: Share Bear? Wow!
Seth: She'll watch over you with her Care Bear Stare.
Ryan Atwood: How'd you know about the Care Bear Stare?
Seth: I painted that.
01x23 - The Nana Season 1 / Episode 23: - The Nana

Seth: I don't know who that woman is, but it's not the nana.
Ryan Atwood: [where's Marissa?] Where else could she be?
Seth: She was even nice to my mom and the nana has never been a fan of the Kirsten. She's like the Green Arrow to my mother's Hawkman. [Ryan looks confused] The Cyclops to her Wolverine, two people who have nothing in common suddenly getting along.
Ryan Atwood: I know where she is.
01x23 - The Nana Season 1 / Episode 23: - The Nana

Ryan Atwood: I'm not so sure Marissa's glad to have me here.
Eddie: Come on man, of all the places she could've gone, she chose Chino. She picked the one place she knew only you could find her.
01x22 - The L.A. Season 1 / Episode 22: - The L.A.

Bouncer: You here for the party?
Ryan Atwood: Yeah.
Marissa Cooper: Wait! Can I come with you? Seriously, it would mean so much to me, it really is my favorite show.
Ryan Atwood: [Ryan looks at the doorman]
Bouncer: You're only a teen idol once.

01x21 - The Goodbye Girl Season 1 / Episode 21: - The Goodbye Girl

Seth: [Journey's "Seperate Ways" plays on car radio] Come on, man. Her flight leaves soon.
Ryan Atwood: I'm doing 75 in a 65, all right?
Seth: [mimicking Ryan] "I'm doing 75 in a - " Everyone knows 80 is the new 75.
Ryan Atwood: What? Who talks like that?
Seth: What is up with this a.c? My Jewfro is frizzing out. I look like Screech.
Ryan Atwood: The a.c's fine.
Seth: What is this music?
Ryan Atwood: Do not insult Journey. All right?
01x19 - The Heartbreak Season 1 / Episode 19: - The Heartbreak

Seth: I had sex with a girl! Summer, to be more specific.
Ryan Atwood: How was it?
Seth: I had sex. [whispering]
Ryan Atwood: That bad?
Seth: No, not that bad it was just kind of weird.
Ryan Atwood: Weird?
Seth: Ye, but not kinky weird, more like awkward. But hey, you know what? It was my first time and she's a more experienced woman, that's to be expected. And I did make some faces in the middle that I wish that I could take back but I can't and there's also sort of a whiny noice that came out towards the end, that wasn't my finest hour. And I sucked so bad. I was like a fish flopping around on dry land. Ryan, I was Nemo and I just wanted to go home.
01x17 - The Rivals Season 1 / Episode 17: - The Rivals

Oliver Trask: So here about what happened between you and Marissa.
Ryan Atwood: Yeah, sorry.
Oliver Trask: It's okay.
Ryan Atwood: No it's not. I was wrong about you.
Oliver Trask: Well, I mean did you think I came here because of Marissa? What, because I'm in love with her?
Ryan Atwood: Yeah... no. It's crazy.
Oliver Trask: Hmm.


Oliver Trask: Here's the deal, Ryan, and it's nothing personal. But Marissa and I? We just connect. She understands me, gets me. And hey, I don't know if there's only one person on the planet you're supposed to be with, but when she and I are together, sure feels that way.


Oliver Trask: I'm sorry, you and Marissa? Come on, man, you're from different worlds.
Ryan Atwood: You stay away from her.
Oliver Trask: Can't fight fate, man. I mean, I didn't even have to lift a finger and look what happened to you guys. Because you're not supposed to be together. I'm not saying you didn't serve your purpose. And if it wasn't for you, she never would've gone to therapy, she never would've met me.
Ryan Atwood: I am not gonna let this happen!
Oliver Trask: At this point, who's gonna believe you? Walk away. You have a chance to really make something of yourself. Don't blow it over some chick you're not gonna care about in ten years. Okay? I really am sorry.
01x14 - The Countdown Season 1 / Episode 14: - The Countdown

Marissa Cooper: I love you.
Ryan Atwood: Thank you.
Marissa Cooper: You're welcome?


Ryan Atwood: I love you.
Marissa Cooper: What?
Ryan Atwood: I love you.
Marissa Cooper: Thank you.
01x05 - The Outsider Season 1 / Episode 5: - The Outsider

Seth Cohen: You know what I was thinking? I think that this being your last night and all, we should do something special. I don't know what. Possibly get a couple of tattoos or some hookers and lose our virginity. Right? Okay, dude, I don't know. There's a shark movie at the IMAX. If that's what you're into.
Ryan Atwood: [smiles] I just want to take it easy.
01x05 - The Outsider Season 1 / Episode 5: - The Outsider

Seth Cohen: I do think from now on though, we gotta stick together because united, we're unstoppable. But divided, its like...
Ryan Atwood: People get shot.
01x01 - Pilot Season 1 / Episode 1: - Pilot

Ryan Atwood: Way to salt his game, Mr. Cohen.
01x01 - Pilot Season 1 / Episode 1: - Pilot

Seth Cohen: Why do they even need a fashion show? Every day's a fashion show for these people.
Betsy, Newport Woman #3: Did I hear you were from Canada?
Ryan Atwood: Yes, yes you did.

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