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The Escape 

Ryan, Seth, Marissa and Summer plan an end-of-summer trip down to Tijuana, Mexico (aka: the TJ). Luke wants to tag along with them to try to get back together with Marissa, but she later ... See full summary »

Director:

Sanford Bookstaver

Writers:

Josh Schwartz (created by), Josh Schwartz
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Peter Gallagher ... Sandy Cohen
Kelly Rowan ... Kirsten Cohen
Ben McKenzie ... Ryan Atwood (as Benjamin McKenzie)
Mischa Barton ... Marissa Cooper
Adam Brody ... Seth Cohen
Chris Carmack ... Luke Ward
Tate Donovan ... Jimmy Cooper
Bonnie Somerville ... Rachel Hoffman
Rachel Bilson ... Summer Roberts
Ashley Hartman Ashley Hartman ... Holly Fischer
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Storyline

Ryan, Seth, Marissa and Summer plan an end-of-summer trip down to Tijuana, Mexico (aka: the TJ). Luke wants to tag along with them to try to get back together with Marissa, but she later changes her mind about him when she catches Luke making the moves on Holly Fischer. Back in Newport, Jimmy has plans of his own to get out of his financial and legal problems, which don't sit well with Marissa or Julie. Sandy gets a new job at a large prestigious law firm, which Kirsten can't understand why. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 2003 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Trivia

In this episode, Rachel Bilson's character, Summer, makes fun of Seth Cohen for being Jewish when in fact the actress' father is actually Jewish. See more »

Goofs

Marissa leaves the bar without her purse. When the gang finds Marissa passed out in the alley, at first Ryan is not holding the purse. However, when Ryan runs over to check on her he has the purse in his hand and sets it down. He then grabs the purse as he picks up Marissa from the ground. Yet in the next shot while Ryan is seen carrying Marissa, you can clearly spot the purse laying on the ground. See more »

Quotes

Marissa: Hey, we're lucky that guy even stopped for us.
Summer: Well, we'd be even luckier if Cole Trickle here hadn't driven us off the road!
Seth: Who the hell is Cole Trickle?
Summer: Ugh, Tom Cruise? Days of Thunder?
Marissa: Hey guys, can we try to be positive here?
Seth: Yeah, okay, I am positive that this is Summer's fault.
Summer: I am positive that I am leaving this place with a rash.
Seth: Oh, so you're planning on making some extra money tonight?
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Connections

References SpongeBob SquarePants (1999) See more »

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A Movie Script Ending
Written by Benjamin Gibbard
Performed by Death Cab for Cutie
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