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The O.C.: Season 2 (2004-2005)




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Welcome to the world of The O.C., and the affluent oceanside community of Newport Beach in Orange County, California. When Ryan Atwood (Ben McKenzie) was taken in from the streets by then public defender Sandy Cohen


Peter Gallagher
as Sandy Cohen
Adam Brody
as Seth Cohen
Benjamin McKenzie
as Ryan Atwood
Mischa Barton
as Marissa Cooper
Kelly Rowan
as Kirsten Cohen
Melinda Clarke
as Julie Cooper
Rachel Bilson
as Summer Roberts
Tate Donovan
as Jimmy Cooper
Alan Dale
as Caleb
Kim Delaney
as Rebecca Bloom
Navi Rawat
as Theresa
Chris Carmack
as Luke Ward
Kim Oja
as Taryn
Jaime King
as Mary-Sue
Linda Lavin
as The Nana
Garrett M. Brown
as Dr. Woodruff
T.J. Thyne
as Larry Bernstein
George Lucas
as Himself
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Critic Reviews for The O.C.: Season 2

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2)

The formulas and relationship-bingo that worked so well in the first go-around took a long time to materialize in Season Two, and that worked to detract from the experience. Thankfully, Schwartz and company righted the ship.

September 18, 2018 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

Season Two is a lot of fun, delivering plenty of strong stories and memorable moments.

September 18, 2018 | Full Review…

The plot threads and divergences are certainly nothing new, but The O.C. knows precisely what sort of show it is, and it's not afraid to poke some fun at itself -- while always being sure to deliver the well-scrubbed teenage angst.

September 18, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Although I'm still watching, I'm not really enjoying, and I fear for this show's future...

May 24, 2018 | Full Review…

It still fulfills its remit of optical junkfood but... the storylines are starting to look malnourished.

June 29, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

None of this matters because all these people wink at us. They're pretending to be real; we're pretending to be ironic; but what really frosts everybody's cake are hot bodies and class hate

September 18, 2018 | Full Review…

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