The O.C.

The O.C. (2003)

10 corrected entries in season 1

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Pilot - S1-E1

Corrected entry: The note Ryan's mom leaves him on the counter says (among other things, the note is hard to read even on zoom), "your stuff is in a bag in your room" however he never goes to collect it, which is strange because if he left without it, Ryan would have practically no other material possessions other than the small bag he took to the Cohen's.

Correction: Ryan is a kid from Chino, he has hardly any material possessions. Before he lived in a ramshackle hut, and now he lives in a pool house which is probably 20 times bigger then his old home and the Cohen's buy everything new for him anyways. Ryan left most of his past behind - that includes his bag - and got the chance to live a better life.

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The Gamble - S1-E3

Corrected entry: When Ryan's mom looks down at him sleeping before she leaves, she isn't wearing her sunglasses. Kirstin comes in, and as Ryan's mom turns her sunglasses are suddenly on.


Correction: Actually you can see her put them on. She has her sunglasses in her hands when she looks down on Ryan. As soon as she turns around you can see her lift her left hand up, putting her glasses on. She does it quick, but its visible.

The Escape - S1-E7

Corrected entry: Seth tells Summer that he is Jewish, and we know that Sandy is, which can't altogether be true because if a Jewish man marries outside of the faith then his children can't be Jewish. Only women who marry outside the faith can have their children be Jewish.

Correction: I know someone who converted to Judaism, technically he can not be Jewish either, but he says he is. Only the truly orthodox Jews follow rules like that, many reformed Jews do not.


The Homecoming - S1-E11

Corrected entry: Theresa tells Marissa that she has lived next door to Ryan all of her life, which can't be true because in "The Gamble" Ryan says that they also lived in Fresno before his dad was arrested.

Correction: She actually says that they "grew up together", which doesn't have to mean they've known each other their whole lives. Ryan could have met her when he was 5 years old, 6, or whatever.


Correction: If you pause it just after Ryan signs, you can tell it says Ryan Atwood by the strokes at the start of each word.

Pilot - S1-E1

Corrected entry: In the scene when Marissa asks to bum a cigarette, she turns back towards her house. At the back of that shot, you see someone in the dark walking, then they duck out of the shot.

Correction: That is a bush moving in the wind.


Pilot - S1-E1

Corrected entry: In the last scene of the episode when Sandy drops Ryan off back at his house in Chino, when Ryan realises that his mum has left him he goes to walks out of the door with Sandy. If you look outside on the street before they go out of the door, on the right hand side there is a camera and other crew in the background.

Correction: There is just a man sitting outside, with an object with the sun reflecting off it, this doesn't mean it is a camera or a crew member.


Correction: This differs between versions. Kirsten doesn't say that on the DVD, but some people can hear it on the TV version.

The Outsider - S1-E5

Corrected entry: There is a short montage of Marissa trying out different hair styles before going over to see Ryan. She finally settles on one, smiles and walks off, but when she arrives at Ryan's house her hair is styled differently.


Correction: That was not a blooper, that was supposed to be like that. She couldn't decide and then she changed her hair AGAIN before she even got there. It further shows how she couldn't make up her mind.

The Rivals - S1-E17

Corrected entry: When Oliver says "sweet talking my way into a club (living in France) isn't the same as conjugating the infinitive (studying with Merissa)", the infinite isn't conjugated, it's the verb in its unconjugated state. (00:11:10)

Correction: Which is exactly why you have to conjugate it.

The Telenovela - S1-E20

Continuity mistake: Ryan and Theresa are walking along the beach with ice creams. The amount of ice cream changes between shots. This is especially noticeable with Theresa's ice cream.

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Summer: What's more fun than watching a neurotic freak bat his eyes at perfect pixie chick?
Marissa: I was being sarcastic.
Summer: So was I. Which neither one of us was before Cohen came along and taught us all irony... Jackass.

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The Rescue - S1-E8

Trivia: Seth is surprised that Summer has read the book "Madame Bovary". She explains that it's the favorite book of patient Tom Shales, who is incontinent (lacking normal voluntary control of excretory functions). Tom Shales is a Washington Post critic who blasted "The O.C." in his review.

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The Blaze of Glory - S2-E16

Question: When Julie comes to Alex and Marissa's apartment and they argue, Marissa says that she'll just steal if she can't get a job, and says that Julie knows she is good at that. What is she referring to?

Answer: She is referring the episode entitled: The Best Chrismukkah Ever, episode 13, season 1. She goes out christmas shopping with Ryan and gets stopped by a security when she is out by Ryan's car. He asks to look inside her bag and finds a stolen watch and some other stolen things.

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