Ensemble drama revolving around the young adult community of the Orange County, California, area. A street-smart teen winds up in the midst of the high-class society of Newport Beach, sparking something of an "edgier" take on the "Melrose Place" style premise. Written by
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Did You Know?
The entire cast (including newcomer Michael Cassidy
, Creator Josh Schwartz
, and Producer McG
) was given the key to the city of Newport Beach, California by Mayor Tod Ridgeway on October 28, 2004 at The Historic Balboa Pavilion in Newport Beach. See more
In Season 3, when Ryan is with Sadie in the pool house, Seth finds the door locked when he tries to enter and states "when did this door ever have a lock." Ryan mentions he added it for privacy. In Season 1, when Hailey has the huge New Years party, she locks Ryan and Seth in the pool house, so they won't spoil her fun. See more
That was not very smooth.
I told you this was a bad idea.
No, you didn't!
I don't wanna know. Don't care.
For the first half of season one, Rachel Bilson (Summer) and Melinda Clarke (Julie) were credited as guest stars, even though Rachel Bilson appeared in each episode. From the fourteenth episode on, they were credited on the theme song as regulars. See more