The OC Episode Guide
Season 1 (2003 - 2004)
We meet Ryan Atwood and the Cohens on the series premiere of The OC.
Finale: The Ties That Bind
Caleb and Julie marry and Marissa moves in with them. Theresa asks Ryan to move back to Chino with her. Seth doesn't take the news well.
Season 2 (2004 - 2011)
Premeire: The Distance
Summer is ending and Seth hasn't returned. Kirsten and Sandy's relationship is strained as they miss their son. Ryan is living his new life in Chino with Theresa.
Finale: The Family Ties
Seth tries to impress Alex. Ryan and Lindsay consider moving their relationship forward. Jimmy decides to move to Maui.