• Network: FOX
  • Series Premiere Date: Aug 5, 2003
Season #: 1, 2, 3, 4
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Generally favorable reviews - based on 17 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 65 Ratings

Summary: The O.C. - also known as Orange County, California - is an idyllic paradise, a wealthy, harbor-front community where everything and everyone appears to be perfect. But beneath the surface is a world of shifting loyalties and identities, of kids living secret lives hidden from their parents and of parents living secret lives hidden from their children. 'The O.C.' tells the story of the Cohen, Cooper and Nichol families and Ryan Atwood, a troubled teen from the wrong side of the tracks who is thrust into this world and who will forever change the lives of the residents of The O.C.Produced by: Warner Brothers TV, College Hill Pictures, Wonderland and Hypnotic ProductionsTheme Song: California (Here We Come) by Phantom Planet.

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Network: FOX
Genre(s): Drama
Creators: Josh Schwartz
Seasons: 1, 2, 3, 4
Cast Credit
Melinda Clarke Julie Cooper-Nichol
Adam Brody Seth Cohen
Tate Donovan James "Jimmy" Cooper
Kelly Rowan Kirsten Cohen
Rachel Bilson Summer Roberts
Peter Gallagher Sanford "Sandy" Cohen
Mischa Barton Marissa Cooper
Benjamin McKenzie Ryan Atwood
Chris Carmack Luke Ward
Autumn Reeser Taylor Townsend