The OC

Season Four Quick Reference Guide

Main Cast
Sandy Cohen
Kirsten Cohen
Ryan Atwood
Seth Cohen
Julie Cooper
Summer Roberts
Taylor Townsend
Kaitlin Cooper
      Peter Gallagher
Kelly Rowan
Benjamin McKenzie
Adam Brody
Melinda Clarke
Rachel Bilson
Autumn Reeser
Willa Holland
      DOB: 08/19/55
DOB: 10/26/65
DOB: 09/12/78
DOB: 04/08/80
DOB: 04/24/69
DOB: 11/13/81
DOB: 09/21/80
DOB: 06/18/91

Promos

Episode Photos

# Fox
Num
Air
Date
Prod
Num
Title
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76 OC-401 11/02/06 3T5251 The Avengers
When THE O.C. returns for its fourth season, the gang is adjusting to life without Marissa Cooper. Summer is attending Brown University in Rhode Island, where she has reinvented herself as a left-leaning, tree-hugging activist under the sway of Che. Ryan has moved out of the Cohen house and is dealing with Marissa's death in the only way he knows how, and when he misses a special dinner at the Cohens', Seth finds him on the wrong side of the tracks and calls Summer for help. Meanwhile, Julie Cooper will do anything - even yard work - to avoid dealing with Marissa's death, and Kaitlin earns a new pair of boots from Dr. Roberts in true Cooper fashion. And Taylor hides out in the diner so no one will know she is not in Paris.

Che: Chris Pratt. Dr. Neil Roberts: Michael Nouri. Veronica Townsend: Paula Trickey. Taryn: Kim Oja. Jake: Channon Roe. Brad Ward: Wayne Dalglish. Eric Ward: Corey Price. Philip: Ben Diskin. Leon: Todd Bosley. Yacht Club Bartender: Tom Biagini. Passerby: Parvesh Cheena. Shady Guy #1: D.J. Rabiola. 11-Year-Old Girl: Fivel Stewart.
[95/2.3/3]
43:27

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77 OC-402 11/08/06 3T5252 The Gringos
Ryan leaves Orange County to put an end to his turmoil the only way he knows how, but comes up empty on his search. Meanwhile, Seth acts like a jackass and finds some new friends in Mexico who help him find what he is looking for. Kaitlin and Julie are forced by the school's dean to work together on Harbor's clothing drive, and Julie is ostracized by the Cohens when they discover what she has been up to. And Taylor drops in unannounced on Summer and the truth comes out as Summer continues separating herself from everything Orange County.

Che: Chris Pratt. Volchok: Cam Gigandet. Dean Torres: Tia Carrere. Amber: Michelle Ongkingco. First Marine: Steve-O. Huge Bartender: Johnny Michaels. Brad Ward: Wayne Dalglish. Eric Ward: Corey Price. Waitress: Sandra Ramirez.
43:35

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78 OC-403 11/09/06 3T5253 The Cold Turkey
It's Thanksgiving morning at the Cohen house and the family is still dealing with what happened in Mexico. Sandy makes a deal to help Volchok but lets Ryan intervene and finally settle the score. As Summer packs to come home to be with her family and Seth, she wonders if she can deal with Newport. Meanwhile, Julie can't deal with Kaitlin or Dr. Roberts and finds herself alone for most of Thanksgiving.

Dr. Neil Roberts: Michael Nouri. Volchok: Cam Gigandet. [unknown]: Lamont Thompson. Veronica Townsend: Paula Trickey. Darryl: Scott Krinsky. Bill: David Stifel. Samples Lady: Sandra Marshall. Heather: Erin Foster. Karen: Keli Daniels. Kyle: Jonathon Trent.
42:35

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79 OC-404 11/16/06 3T5254 The Metamorphosis
As Summer tries to return to the celebrity-loving-gossip girl she once was, she realizes that making the trip to Brown may have changed her forever. Fortunately, Seth continues to be supportive of the new Summer through all her endeavors. Similarly, Ryan empathizes with Taylor and surprisingly helps her out of her bind. Meanwhile, Julie and Kaitlin make attempts to stay out of trouble but both cannot resist the temptation to add a little spice to their lives.

Che: Chris Pratt. Jason Spitz: Jose Zuniga. Jean Claude Langois: William Abadie. Taryn: Kim Oja. Brad Ward: Wayne Dalglish. Eric Ward: Corey Price. Kid: Zack Schenkkan. Sketchy Dude: Jordan Mantell. Security Guard: Gil Glasgow. Bouncer: Jack Guzman. Hot Guy In Bar: Artem Chignintsev. Airline Representative: Jeffrey Drew.
43:30

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80 OC-405 11/30/06 3T5255 The Sleeping Beauty
When Taylor learns that Ryan can't sleep, she comes up with her own therapeutic plan to help him get over his insomnia. Meanwhile at Brown, Summer and Che take their activism to a new level, resulting in more freedom than they expected. Kaitlin, after being served by her own mom in tennis lessons, volleys back at Julie but helps save the dating service. And when all of Taylor's schemes backfire, she turns to Kaitlin for help with Ryan and in the end gets her way.

Che: Chris Pratt. The Bullit: Gary Grubbs. Spencer: Brandon Quinn. Amber: Michelle Ognkingco. Head Dean: Kat Sawyer. Scientist: Matt Crabtree. Brad Ward: Wayne Dalglish. Eric Ward: Corey Price. German Personal Trainer: Jorg Sirtl.
43:38

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81 OC-406 12/07/06 3T5256 The Summer Bummer
When Seth visits Summer at Brown, he finds an empty dorm room, and Sandy and Kirsten find an opportunity to bond with Ryan, who is in a Taylor-induced haze. Kaitlin meets the mean girl of Harbor School and takes her down by throwing a rager at the Roberts house. Meanwhile, Julie Cooper learns that Newmatch is more than a dating service and the truth about Che comes out.

Che: Chris Pratt. The Bullit: Gary Grubbs. Spencer: Brandon Quinn. Head Dean: Kat Sawyer. Brad Ward: Wayne Daglish. Riley: Ashley Benson. Eric Ward: Corey Price. Roger: Chris Dotson. Olivia: Kaili Thorne. Leah: Janel Parrish. Connor: Daniel Booko. Pam: Kelly Hare. Dalton: Stephen DeCordova. Justice of The Peace: Daniel Graves.
43:28

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82 OC-407 12/14/06 3T5257 The Chrismukk-huh?
What the? huh? It's Chrismukkah in THE O.C. After Ryan and Taylor have an accident while hanging holiday lights, they realize that everything is not as it seems in The O.C. and they will do whatever it takes to make The O.C. right again.

Che: Chris Pratt. Veronica Townsend: Paula Trickey. Jimmy Cooper: Tate Donovan. Brad Ward: Wayne Dalglish. Eric Ward: Corey Price. Ham Guy/Santa/Journalist/Caterer: Craig Susser. Security Guard: Mark Daniel Cade. Darryl: Scott Krinsky. News Correspondent: Jeff Witzke. Holly: Ashley Hartman. Doctor: Kim Evey. Mima: Patty Onagan. Nurse: Lily Rains. Alt. Taylor: Dan Jongebloed. Police Officer: Stephen O'Mahoney.
43:38

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83 OC-408 12/21/06 3T5258 The Earth Girls Are Easy
It's New Year's Eve in The O.C. and Ryan has planned a special surprise road trip for himself and Taylor, but when Summer confronts Seth about not making any plans, Ryan's romantic getaway for two is spoiled. Meanwhile, Summer's future rests in the hands of a raver, the gang meets on the way to Vegas. And the Bullit asks an old friend to take a look at Julie's accounting.

Bullit: Gary Grubbs. Frank Atwood: Kevin Sorbo. Spencer: Brandon Quinn. Alien Girl: Diana Gitelman. Massive Alien: Samuel Mangiello. Fan Boy: Jonathan Kowalsky. Saudi Prince #1: Ammar Mahmood. Saudi Prince #2: Lee Zagari.
43:09

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84 OC-409 1/04/07 3T5259 The My Two Dads
Kaitlin fails a class presentation and is forced to work with Will, a smart band geek at Harbor. When Kaitlin thinks she can get Will to do her homework for her, he challenges her and sparks fly. Bound by their new commitment, Seth and Summer move forward with their plans, regardless of how they really feel. Meanwhile, Sandy confronts Frank on why he's in Newport and Julie tells Kirsten of Frank's true identity. When Frank comes to dinner at the Cohen house, Sandy channels some "kid-chino."

Will: Chris Brown. Frank Atwood: Kevin Sorbo. Ms. Tidey: Bridget Newton. Brad Ward: Wayne Dalglish. Eric Ward: Corey Price.
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85 OC-410 1/11/07 [3T5260] The French Connection
Taylor's ex-husband gets a little too close to home while he is promoting his erotic memoir. After Henri-Michel tells Ryan about Taylor's exciting life in France, Ryan questions their relationship. Seth visits Dr. Roberts in Seattle to ask for permission to marry Summer. Meanwhile, Summer reconnects Holly and a vision of her future in Newport. And Kaitlin realizes she likes Will, but is concerned he thinks she's too shallow.
Che: Chris Pratt. Will: Chris Brown. Henri-Michel: Henri Lubatti. Dr. Neil Roberts: Michael Nouri. Spencer: Brandon Quinn.
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86 OC-411 1/18/07 [3T5261] The Dream Lover
Che and Seth take a trip to the forest where Che, after a dream, discovers his spirit might be in love with an unexpected someone. After the trip to the forest, Seth and Summer finally speak. Also, Taylor decides that she can no longer speak to Ryan and Julie works her way back into Kirsten's life the only way she knows how. Meanwhile, Kaitlin shuts Will out.
Che: Chris Pratt. Will: Chris Brown. Henri-Michel: Henri Lubatti. Spencer: Brandon Quinn. Lucy: Julia Ling. Bernice: Lorna Scott.
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87 OC-412 1/25/07 [3T5262] The Groundhog Day
As the Cohens prepare for Kirsten's 40th birthday party, Kirsten gets some news that will change her life forever. Meanwhile, Julie Cooper is having a secret love affair that Kaitlin does all she can to stop. While Ryan acts like he doesn't miss Taylor, Taylor visits a therapist, who gives her some rules to live by. After their plan to save Newport Chuck goes awry, Che finally discovers that Seth is not his soulmate and Sandy and Kirsten have surprises for each other.
Che: Chris Pratt. Bullit: Gary Grubbs. Dr. James: Alison Laplaca. Hippie Chick: Sandy McCoy.
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88 OC-413 2/01/07 [3T5263] The Case of the Franks
While Taylor comes up with a plan to make things right between Ryan and his Dad, Julie continues to move things forward with Bullit. But when Julie and Frank run into each other in front of Ryan and Taylor, their secret is apparent. Meanwhile, after Seth and Summer get a psychic reading, Summer wonders if she and Seth are right for each other. And when Kaitlin discovers that Ryan and Taylor are playing Cupid to get Julie and Frank together, she goes to extreme lengths to get her mom to like Bullit - but who will Julie choose?
Frank Atwood: Kevin Sorbo. Bullit: Gary Grubbs. Psychic: Viji Nathan. Young Sandy: Max Greenfield. Young Kirsten: Ellen Hollman. Young Jimmy: Graham Miller. Teacher: Cathy Lind Hayes.
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89 OC-414 2/08/07 [3T5264] The Shake Up
Ryan and Taylor share some special words - but did they really mean them? Meanwhile, Kaitlin decides to sabotage Frank and Julie's relationship, until her Mom finally notices and makes a change for the better. And Kirsten, for the first time, realizes what Newport society is really all about. Also, Summer encourages Seth to find something he can be passionate about. And as the night comes to a close, an earthquake hits the Southland.
Frank Atwood: Kevin Sorbo.
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90 OC-415 2/15/07 [3T5265] The Night Moves
After the earthquake shakes up Orange County, the gang struggles to make sure everyone is O.K. Although Sandy has told him to stay where he is, Seth will do whatever it takes to be with Ryan and Taylor. And when they finally are reunited, Seth learns what it is really like to be a brother. When Summer and Taylor can't find Pancakes, Taylor finds out that family bonds are greater than she thinks. Meanwhile, the Coopers are stuck in the ice cream shop until they are saved by the only man in Newport for Julie Cooper. However, like so much in Newport, things aren't what they seem when the family returns to the Cohen house.
Frank Atwood: Kevin Sorbo. Veronica Townsend: Paula Trickery. Darryl: Scott Krinsky. Bookstore Manager: Lorna Scott. Gary: Aaron Fors. ER Doctor: Richard Molina. Ham Guy: Craig Susser. Exam Doctor: Elayn J. Taylor.
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91 OC-416 2/22/07 [3T5266] The End's Not Near, It's Here
Newport Beach has not been the same since the arrival of outsider Ryan Atwood from the other side of the tracks. In the series finale, bid the fondest of farewells and find out what happens to the Cohens, the Coopers and Ryan and Taylor.
Frank Atwood: Kevin Sorbo. Bullit: Gary Grubbs. Spencer: Brandon Quinn. Todd: Todd Sherry. Patrick: Jim Pirri.
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