teen taken in by an idealistic lawyer and his family in affluent Orange County. Meanwhile, Sandy scrambles to delay Caleb's moment of reckoning with the DA's office; and Haley's great job offer is awful news for Jimmy.
In addition, early plots set up an appealing balance between the kids and grown-ups, who were portrayed as real people A slick hit about a troubled L. teen taken in by an idealistic lawyer and his family in affluent Orange County.
Season 2, Episode 24May 19, 2005Jimmy Cooper (Tate Donovan) returns to Newport after a crisis at the Bait Shop puts Marissa and her friends in danger.
C.," where the lives of a group of friends and families have forever been changed by the arrival of an outsider to their affluent oceanside community of Newport Beach in Orange County, California.
Season 2, Episode 22May 5, 2005Concerns over Kirsten's drinking lead Sandy to a realization about his wife's relationship with Carter; Caleb uses Julie's sordid past to make sure she's cut off from his future earnings; Ryan fears the worst about Marissa after her traumatic run-in with Trey sends her into a tailspin; Seth and Zach declare war over Summer, who finally chooses between them during the tumultuous launch party for their graphic novel. On the grown-up front, Caleb's arrest leads to a shakeup at the Newport Group that could leave Kirsten at Julie's mercy. Season 2, Episode 3November 18, 2004Ryan's chemistry with a classmate (Shannon Lucio) opens Marissa's eyes, while Seth's experiment with being Summer's “friend” succeeds only in getting him a job. Back at home, Julie ropes Kirsten into hosting a party for their skittish clients; and Caleb clues in Sandy to just how bad the DA's case against him may be. Meanwhile, Sandy gets closer to the secret that has Caleb acting like a warm-weather Grinch. A group of high school friends from suburban Pittsburgh—Carl (Chris Marquette), Polly (Shannon Lucio), Chauncey (Riley Smith) and Jackson (Chris Lowell)—are about to graduate.Polly and Chauncey are dating, Carl needs a date to prom and Jackson doesn't seem to know what to do with his life.From the directors of 'Go' and 'Charlie's Angels.'Season 2, Episode 1November 4, 2004Kirsten orders Sandy to hit the road to bring Seth home; Marissa hits the booze to deal with Julie; Ryan's hit by bad news that could change his life in Chino forever.