A troubled youth becomes embroiled in the lives of a close-knit group of people in the wealthy, upper-class neighborhood of Newport Beach, Orange County, California.
The O.C. Season 1 (2003-2004)
|1x01 Pilot |
Welcome to Orange County, an idyllic paradise home to California's wealthy individuals. Here, it seems that everything and everyone is perfect, but behind closed doors is a world hidden ...
|Aug. 05, 2003|
|1x02 The Model Home |
Thinking that he'll be put into foster care, Ryan attempts to run away from the Cohens, but is stopped when Seth figures out his plan. However, Seth doesn't want to lose his only friend, ...
|Aug. 12, 2003|
|1x03 The Gamble |
Sandy once again represents Ryan, but this time for the arrest following the model home fire. After his release, Ryan searches for his mother, and once she's found, Ryan agrees to give ...
|Aug. 19, 2003|
|1x04 The Debut |
After the events of Casino Night, Kirsten and Sandy decide to become Ryan's legal guardian and Ryan officially becomes a part of the Cohen family. For the upcoming Cotillion, Ryan is ...
|Aug. 26, 2003|
|1x05 The Outsider |
Ryan, wanting to not be as dependent on the Cohens, gets a job at the Crab Shack. There he meets Donnie, and due to their similar backgrounds, they strike up a friendship. But worlds ...
|Sep. 02, 2003|
|1x06 The Girlfriend |
Kristen nervously prepares for her father, Caleb's, birthday party, and is thrown off when she meets his new girlfriend, Gabrielle. After constant criticism from Caleb about Ryan, the ...
|Sep. 09, 2003|
|1x07 The Escape |
With summer break drawing to a close, Seth is able to convince Ryan to plan a trip to Tijuana, and Summer convinces Marissa to come along as well. But the trip runs into disaster when ...
|Sep. 16, 2003|
|1x08 The Rescue |
With Marissa in the hospital after her overdose, Julie takes her anger out and puts the blame on Ryan. Despite threats from Julie and the risk of losing his spot at Harbor, Ryan does ...
|Oct. 29, 2003|
|1x09 The Heights |
During the first day of school, Summer continues to ignore Seth while in public, but privately she's jealous of his budding relationship with Anna. Kirsten also feels jealous when Sandy ...
|Nov. 05, 2003|
|1x10 The Perfect Couple |
Now that Marissa and Ryan are officially a couple, they decide to take things slowly. When Seth and Anna begin to get closer, Summer has a hard time hiding her true feelings for Seth. ...
|Nov. 12, 2003|
|1x11 The Homecoming |
It's Thanksgiving in the OC, and Seth is forced between Summer and Anna, but the process lands Seth in hot water. Meanwhile, Ryan, accompanied by Marissa, travel to Chino to visit Trey, ...
|Nov. 19, 2003|
|1x12 The Secret |
In the aftermath of Thanksgiving, Anna and Summer are still angry at the way Seth treated both of them and Seth continues to try to make things right. Caleb and Julie's brief relationship ...
|Nov. 26, 2003|
|1x13 The Best Chrismukkah Ever |
Seth, staying true to his unique self, created his own holiday by combining Hanukkah and Christmas into Chrismukkah. And this Chrismukkah will be one to remember as Anna and Summer ...
|Dec. 03, 2003|
|1x14 The Countdown |
Things are bound to go wrong when Kirsten's rebellious sister, Hailey, returns to Newport. Ryan and Marissa decide to spend New Year's watching movies together, but when Marissa is ...
|Dec. 17, 2003|
|1x15 The Third Wheel |
Hailey moves in with the Cohens, and proves to be a difficult house guest. Kirsten is unable to confront Hailey about her problematic tendencies, so Sandy takes things into his own ...
|Jan. 07, 2004|
|1x16 The Links |
Ryan, Seth, Marissa, Anna, Luke and Summer are invited to spend a weekend with Oliver at his parent's luxury home in Palm Springs. Oliver quickly gets on Ryan's nerves when he begins ...
|Jan. 14, 2004|
|1x17 The Rivals |
Sandy and Jimmy take the first step in going into business by buying the Lighthouse restaurant. Kirsten has a tough time at work when Julie is hired as a designer for the Newport Group. ...
|Jan. 21, 2004|
|1x18 The Truth |
Caleb drops responsibility of the company in Kirsten's lap and forces her to fire Julie. Kirsten also faces stress at home when she and Sandy begin to question if they did the right ...
|Feb. 11, 2004|
|1x19 The Heartbreak |
Marissa tries to get her relationship with Ryan back on track, but Ryan is reluctant to forgive her about the situations surrounding Oliver. Things become harder for Marissa when Theresa, ...
|Feb. 18, 2004|
|1x20 The Telenovela |
Ryan and Marissa decide to start over as friends, but it proves to be a hard task when Ryan begins to spend more time with Theresa. Privately, Seth and Summer's relationship is going ...
|Feb. 25, 2004|
|1x21 The Goodbye Girl |
After Theresa decides to stay and Newport, Ryan helps her find a job and a place to stay. Julie and Luke's affair is almost exposed when Jimmy sees them together. Meanwhile, Anna decides ...
|Mar. 03, 2004|
|1x22 The L.A. |
Marissa and Summer decide to take a trip to Los Angeles, and Seth, worried Summer will have fun without him, invites himself to go with. Ryan decides to tag along as well in order to ...
|Mar. 24, 2004|
|1x23 The Nana |
When Sandy finds out that his mother is coming for a visit, the Cohens have to prepare for a Passover dinner with "the Nana". Summer, wanting to get on the Nana's good side, decides ...
|Mar. 31, 2004|
|1x24 The Proposal |
After finding out about their affair, Marissa refuses to hear any explanation from either her mother or Luke. Luke, feeling depressed, drinks too much and gets into a near fatal accident. ...
|Apr. 14, 2004|
|1x25 The Shower |
Now that Julie's engaged to Caleb, a reluctant Marissa and Kirsten throw her a bridal shower. Theresa returns to Newport and the reason for her return turns Ryan's life upside down. ...
|Apr. 21, 2004|
|1x26 The Strip |
Seth, Ryan, Sandy, and Caleb head to Las Vegas for Caleb's bachelor party. Meanwhile, back in Newport, Kirsten throws together a bachelorette party for Julie. Marissa and Theresa begin ...
|Apr. 28, 2004|
|1x27 The Ties That Bind |
Julie and Caleb's wedding day arrives, and becomes a life-changing day for more than the newlyweds. As the vows are said and the couple is pronounced husband and wife, events unfold ...
|May. 05, 2004|
Season 1 Characters[none added]
Season 1 Videos[none added]
Season 1 Trivia[none added]
» Back to The O.C. Wiki