The O.C. (2003 - 2007)

The O.C.


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An idealistic lawyer living in the affluent Orange County takes in a troubled L.A. teen.

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Critics Consensus: After losing some luster due to one too many twists, The O.C. rebounds in its final season with a more streamlined narrative, bringing the series to a graceful conclusion.

2006, FOX, 16 episodes

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

2005, FOX, 25 episodes

Critics Consensus: The O.C.'s second season doles out the series' hallmarks in spades with a wealth of sly humor and addictive melodrama -- all set to an infectious indie rock soundtrack.

2004, FOX, 24 episodes

Critics Consensus: Even though it lacks an original take on teen angst, The O.C. functions well enough for its target audience, churning plenty of soap storylines out of a talented cast.

2003, FOX, 27 episodes


Amanda Righetti
as Hailey Nichol
Peter Gallagher
as Sandy Cohen
Kelly Rowan
as Kirsten Cohen
Benjamin McKenzie
as Ryan Atwood
Mischa Barton
as Marissa Cooper
Adam Brody
as Seth Cohen
Melinda Clarke
as Julie Cooper
Rachel Bilson
as Summer Roberts
Tate Donovan
as Jimmy Cooper
Alan Dale
as Caleb Nichol
Willa Holland
as Kaitlin Cooper
Michael Cassidy
as Zach Stevens
Autumn Reeser
as Taylor Townsend
Michael Nouri
as Neil Roberts
Navi Rawat
as Theresa
Jeff Hephner
as Matt Ramsey
Jeri Ryan
as Charlotte Morgan
Taylor Handley
as Oliver Trask
Billy Campbell
as Carter Buckley
Kim Delaney
as Rebecca Bloom
Bonnie Somerville
as Rachel Hoffman
Eric Mabius
as Dean Jack Hess
Mary Castro
as Pole Dancer
Daphne Ashbrook
as Dawn Atwood
Kim Oja
as Taryn
Shaun Duke
as Dr. Henry Griffin
José Zúñiga
as Jason Spitz
Lisa Rotondi
as Gwen Harper
Linda Lavin
as Nana Cohen
Morena Baccarin
as Leah Griffin
Rosalyn Chao
as Dr. Kim
Brian McNamara
as Carson Ward
Henri Lubatti
as Henri-Michel
Ashley Hartman
as Holly Fischer
as Herself
Garrett M. Brown
as Dr. Woodruff
Kat Sawyer
as Head Dean
Craig Warner
as Bartender
Colin Hanks
as Grady Bridges
Larry Anderson
as Bob Coughlin
Craig Susser
as Ham Guy/Santa/Journalist/Caterer
Joe Howard
as Robert Mills
Jerry Schumacher
as Robert Campbell
Kelly McCracken
as Riviera Photographer
Blair Hickey
as Photographer
Jaime King
as Mary-Sue
Colin Stark
as Saunders
Leslie Stevens
as Mrs. Rushfield
Lamont Thompson
as DA Greg Hoades
Robert Picardo
as Bill Merriam
Sarah Carroll
as Girl No. 1
Bridget Newton
as Ms. Tidey
Viji Nathan
as Psychic
Tia Carrere
as Dean Torres
Sarah Smith
as Cinnamon
Nicklaus Koeppen
as Young Seth
William Abadie
as Jean Claude Langois
Max Greenfield
as Young Sandy
Matt Crabtree
as Scientist
Erick Avari
as Dr. Overbee
Jim Pirri
as Patrick
Melissa Strom
as Girl No. 3
Rob Brownstein
as Kurt Williams
Ellen Hollman
as Young Kirsten
Camille Mana
as Fashion P.A.
T.J. Thyne
as Larry Bernstein
Tom Wright
as Paul Glass
Lisa Tucker
as Herself
Richard Molina
as ER Doctor
Johnny Michaels
as Huge Bartender
Graham Miller
as Young Jimmy
Stephen Markle
as Henry Griffin
Rod Rowland
as Jack Harper
Erin Foster
as Heather
Marc Vann
as Det. Warner
Michael Mantel
as Nick Mercer
Kim Evey
as Doctor
Elayn J. Taylor
as Exam Doctor
Paul Ganus
as Sean Harper
Jordan Mantell
as Sketchy Dude
Shailene Woodley
as Kaitlin Cooper
Gil Glasgow
as Security Guard
Jack Guzman
as Bouncer
Jeff Witzke
as News Correspondent
Jeffrey Drew
as Airline Representative
Stephen O'Mahoney
as Police Officer
Dan Jongebloed
as Alternate Taylor
Adam Grimes
as Nordlund
Kimberly Stanphill
as Newport Woman #3
Devin Mills
as Newport Woman #3
Ruth Williamson
as Fashion Coordinator
Josh Kloss
as Saunders
Kevin E. West
as Mr. Bendis
Christine Romeo
as Newport Woman #1
Eric Allan Kramer
as Soccer Coach
John Kloss
as Chip Saunders
Austin Dolan
as Brad Ward
Steven M. Gagnon
as Arson Investigator
Robert A. Guthrie
as Crowbar Kid
April Grace
as Dr. Burke
Shane Haboucha
as Eric Ward
Michael Noun
as Neil Roberts
Alison Simpson
as Karen Coughlin
Paul Witten
as Fashion Coordinator
Carrie Armstrong
as Diner Cashier
Ted Rooney
as Themselves
Laura Milby
as Cashier
Phil Abrams
as Mr. Sheeran
Michael Reilly Burke
as Tom Willington
Doug Ballard
as Peter Johnson
Kate Rodgers
as Meredith Ward
Natalie Blalock
as Gail Van Deepen
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Series Details

TV Network: FOX
Premiere Date: Aug 5, 2003
Genre: Comedy
Executive Producers: Allan Heinberg, Doug Liman, Josh Schwartz, McG, Melissa Rosenberg, Bob DeLaurentis, Stephanie Savage, Robert de Laurentiis
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