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The O.C. (2003 - 2007)

The O.C. (2003 - 2007)






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Series Info

A slick hit about a troubled L.A. teen taken in by an idealistic lawyer and his family in affluent Orange County. The series filled the youth-soap hole left by the departed '90210,' but quickly proved itself far more gritty---and witty. In addition, early plots set up an appealing balance between the kids and grown-ups, who were portrayed as real people with real problems, instead of sounding boards for the unblemished Romeos and Juliets. From the directors of 'Go' and 'Charlie's Angels.'
Creator: Josh Schwartz

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2006, FOX, 16 episodes

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2005, FOX, 25 episodes

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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
Chris Carmack
as Luke Ward
Willa Holland
as Kaitlin Cooper
Michael Cassidy
as Zach Stevens
Autumn Reeser
as Taylor Townsend
Michael Nouri
as Neil Roberts
Samaire Armstrong
as Anna, Anna Stern
Cam Gigandet
as Volchok
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, Sophie "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
Lorna Scott
as Bernice
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
Jaime King
as Mary-Sue
Blair Hickey
as Photographer
Colin Stark
as Saunders
Leslie Stevens
as Mrs. Rushfield
Lamont Thompson
as DA Greg Hoades
Robert Picardo
as Bill Merriam
Bridget Newton
as Ms. Tidey
Viji Nathan
as Psychic
Sarah Carroll
as Girl No. 1
Tia Carrere
as Dean Torres
Alison La Placa
as Dr. James
Sarah Smith
as Cinnamon
William Abadie
as Jean Claude Langois
Max Greenfield
as Young Sandy
Matt Crabtree
as Scientist
Keri Lynn Pratt
as Girl No. 2
Nicklaus Koeppen
as Young Seth
Jim Pirri
as Patrick
Erick Avari
as Dr. Overbee
T.J. Thyne
as Larry Bernstein
Rob Brownstein
as Kurt Williams
Ellen Hollman
as Young Kirsten
Melissa Strom
as Girl No. 3
Camille Mana
as Fashion P.A.
George Lucas
as Himself
Lisa Tucker
as Herself
Richard Molina
as ER Doctor
Tom Wright
as Paul Glass
Johnny Michaels
as Huge Bartender
Graham Miller
as Young Jimmy
Rod Rowland
as Jack Harper
Stephen Markle
as Henry Griffin
Marc Vann
as Det. Warner
Michael Mantel
as Nick Mercer
Erin Foster
as Heather
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
Deborah Cox
as Natalie
John Waters
as Keg Bro
Drew Fuller
as Norland
Lisa K. Wyatt
as Customer
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
Collin Stark
as Saunders
Alison Simpson
as Karen Coughlin
Paul Witten
as Fashion Coordinator
Carrie Armstrong
as Diner Cashier
Ted Rooney
as Themselves
Christopher Cousins
as Greg Fischer
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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