As summer ends, Kirsten's anxiety over Seth reaches a breaking point. His parents know that Seth spent the summer teaching sailing and living in Portland, Oregon, with his former classmate Luke Ward and Luke's father, Carson. But they have so far been unable to convince Seth, who is bitter because Ryan moved away, to return home, even though it is almost time to begin school again.
The Way We Were
Summer is over, and school is in session. Seth and Ryan hope to win back the attention they once had from Summer and Marissa. With opportunity beckoning, Hailey tells Jimmy about her plans to move in order to pursue her unfulfilled fashion ambitions. Hoping to keep her near, Jimmy does something unimaginable. Meanwhile, Sandy explains to Julie that the district attorney is keeping a close watch on Caleb, and without representation, he might be in for a confrontation. Julie threatens Sandy to do something about Caleb's messy situation or face her wrath.
The New Kids on the Block
At the Bait Shop, the new music club on the pier, Seth gets some help from his attractive and tough-talking manager, Alex, to prove that his friends don't know him as well as they think. Meanwhile, Summer gives some thought to how she really feels about Seth after she learns more information about her new boyfriend, Zach. Marissa is happy to share an evening with Ryan. But at school, Ryan is embarrassed and frustrated after a confrontation with new classmate Lindsay. Caleb's legal problems threaten to leave both Sandy and Kirsten unemployed as Julie makes sure she stays in power--even if Caleb is ruined.
The New Era
Seth, who is now without a girlfriend, and Sandy, who has just been fired from the law firm, embark on new eras in their lives and vow to take the whole family with them. Ryan and Seth go on an awkward double date to see The Killers perform at the Bait Shop, with unexpected results. Meanwhile, Julie finds herself overwhelmed by her new role at the Newport Group and, as usual, is forced to turn to Kirsten for help.
The winter season finally comes to Newport, and Seth, Ryan, Summer and Marissa attend the annual SnO.C. Winter Ball. Julie and Jimmy spend some quality time together as the chairs of the host committee, and Sandy gets closer to the truth Caleb has been hiding. Meanwhile, Julie discovers Marissa's secret when Marissa leaves school at lunch and goes home to meet D.J.
The Chrismukkah That Almost Wasn't
The whole gang is invited to Chrismukkah at the Cohens' house, but Seth's favorite holiday is nearly ruined as secrets are revealed that will change the Cohen family forever. Summer, Marissa and Ryan make a plan to save Chrismukkah.
The Family Ties
Ryan tries to come to terms with his feelings for Lindsay. Now that she may become a member of the Cohen family, their attraction is rather awkward. Although Sandy knows they're dating, Ryan and Lindsay keep the relationship hidden from Kirsten. Meanwhile, Caleb learns that the criminal charges against him have been dismissed. And in an effort to impress Alex, Seth tries to cultivate a "bad boy" image by dressing like Ryan, getting drunk and stealing Caleb's sports car. Marissa sees Jimmy and Julie kissing aboard his boat and is hurt and angry with her father. Jimmy finally realizes that after all the trouble and heartache he's caused, the best thing he can do for himself and his daughter is to leave Newport and move to Maui...but not before a big going-away party at the Cohens' house.
The Power of Love
Lindsay and Ryan grapple with their new relationship: Is Lindsay Ryan's step-aunt or his girlfriend? Meanwhile, Summer meets Zach's family, and it doesn't go so well. In the end it's an anniversary to remember as Sandy surprises Kirsten with a serenade at the Bait Shop. But Marissa ends up alone as D.J. leaves Newport Beach.
It's girls against boys when Marissa and Summer decide to plan a girls' night out and include Lindsay in the festivities. Left to their own devices Ryan, Seth and Zach have a bonding session over video games and pizza but find it hard to stay away from their female counterparts. Julie and Kirsten collaborate on an idea to help the image of the Newport Group while Sandy and Caleb try to convince them there may be a better way.
Seth and Zach decide to create a comic book based on their lives in Newport Beach. While browsing through the sketches, Summer wonders why she's been left out. Sandy decides to help an old friend, Professor Max Bloom, find his daughter, Rebecca, but the search leads to even more questions. While Julie is away, Marissa's contempt for Caleb grows as she looks for new ways to rebel. Meanwhile, Ryan tries to help Lindsay satisfy her curiosity about Caleb.
The Second Chance
Summer decides to take an active role in creating the comic book, but Seth doesn't know if he can handle spending that much time alone with her. Sandy and Rebecca reminisce about days gone by as Kirsten tries to convince Caleb that he could have a familial relationship with Lindsay. Meanwhile, Caleb decides what kind of future he wants to have with his daughters. And Alex asks Marissa where their friendship is going.
The Lonely Hearts Club
Sandy tries to make amends with Kirsten for keeping Rebecca's return a secret by showering his wife with Valentine's Day gifts. Zach, Summer and Seth drive to San Diego to pitch their comic book idea, and Seth is determined to use the trip to get Summer back. Julie returns from her European vacation and has decided to reconnect with Marissa. Meanwhile, Ryan wants to spend Valentine's Day with Lindsay, but her loyalty to Caleb gets in the way.
The Father Knows Best
While Rebecca pays her last respects to her father, Kirsten grows impatient with Sandy's long absences from home and decides to visit Rebecca. Alex invites Marissa to hang out with her friends. Meanwhile, Caleb decides to remove all doubt that Lindsay is his daughter.
The Rainy Day Women
It's raining in Newport. Marissa tells Julie that she and Alex are dating and decides she has to get out of Caleb's house. Summer is faced with a big decision as she prepares to go to Italy with Zach. Ryan convinces Lindsay to take the paternity test, and everyone anxiously awaits the results. Meanwhile, Sandy is stranded in a motel room with nothing but a few snacks, champagne and Rebecca.
Although she is trying hard to make her new living situation work, Marissa feels she needs a break and agrees to join Summer, Seth and Ryan at the mall. Julie and Kirsten await the arrival of Carter, the new editor of Newport Living, but Julie is distracted when she's visited by Lance, an opportunistic man from her past. Meanwhile, Sandy and Caleb finally bond over all of their recent experiences.
The Blaze of Glory
Seth is determined to bring back the spirit and fun times of last year and won't stop until his plan is successful. Alex's jealousy is fueled when Marissa enlists an unlikely partner to help her with the school bonfire. Meanwhile, Kirsten wants Carter to continue with the magazine despite his reservations, and Sandy helps Julie keep her blackmailer at bay.
The Brother's Grimm
When someone from Ryan's past comes for a visit, he worries that nothing good can come of it, while the Cohen family welcomes the Chino visitor with open arms. As Marissa and Ryan continue to explore their newfound friendship, Seth and Summer face some unforeseen news. Meanwhile, Julie admits her mistake to Kirsten and looks to Caleb for help.
The Risky Business
When Sandy becomes the honorary chairman of the Newport Beach charity yard sale, he solicits help from Trey, who has his first confrontation with the Newpsies. While Sandy auctions off Newport's finest, Kirsten and Carter share a table. When one of the auction's most expensive pieces goes missing, Ryan and Seth could also use some help. Meanwhile, Trey looks for a more permanent place to live as the Cohens welcome yet another houseguest.
Eager to help Trey and Ryan repair their relationship, Marissa hosts a birthday party for Trey at Caleb's mansion that quickly gets out of control. After surfing with Carter, Sandy suggests introducing him to a woman friend, to Kirsten's chagrin. When Summer finds out what Seth's potential graphic novel publisher, Reed, is really like, Seth is in big trouble. And after leaving town in disgrace, Julie returns and surprisingly ends up reminiscing with an old acquaintance.
The OC Confidential
After the wild party at Caleb's mansion, Sandy, Seth and Ryan devise a plan to save another Atwood from going to jail. Kirsten and Carter, fulfilling more than their editorial duties, take a trip to the wine country. Meanwhile, Caleb returns from Europe and rebuffs Julie's romantic advances.
The Return of the Nana
Sandy, Seth and Ryan travel to Florida to visit Seth's Nana, Sophie, who is living in Miami Beach. While playing shuffleboard at the coastal retirement community, Seth and Ryan meet Mary-Sue, who helps Seth get center stage on the Music Video Nation spring break television special, hosted by Swerve, along with Pixie who is a star of "Sherman Oaks: The Real Valley." Meanwhile, on the West Coast, Carter packs his bags and leaves Kirsten alone at the offices of Newport Living, and Trey misinterprets Marissa's friendship.
Since Carter's departure, Kirsten has been drinking more than just tomato juice for breakfast, and when Sandy questions her, he's left to sleep alone in the bedroom. Marissa's nervousness around Ryan leads him to wonder if something has happened between her and Trey. Summer, tired of Seth and Zach behaving foolishly, confronts Reed about the graphic novel and finds herself center stage at the Atomic County launch party. Meanwhile, Caleb shows Julie that a picture is worth a thousand words.
Sandy and Caleb confront Kirsten about her behavior. Ryan heads home to Chino, as he looks for the truth about Trey and Marissa. Meanwhile, Summer refuses to let her three-way relationship with Zach and Seth stop her from attending the prom. And, Julie and Caleb toast to their final evening together as husband and wife.
The Dearly Beloved
Sandy must make a life-changing decision to save his marriage to Kirsten. Seth, Summer, Marissa and Ryan are caught in the crossfire at The Bait Shop; and Jimmy Cooper, worried about Marissa and his family, rushes home to Newport Beach.
The lives of a group of friends and families have forever been changed by the arrival of an outsider to their affluent ocean-side community of Newport Beach in Orange County, California. When Ryan Atwood was taken in from the streets of Chino by then public defender Sandy Cohen, the Cohens had no idea how Ryan's arrival would change their lives and the lives of those around them. Initially resistant, Kirsten Cohen opened her heart to accept the outsider just as she had accepted Sandy, another outsider, into her powerful old-money Newport Beach family. Their adorkable son, Seth, found a friend and brother in Ryan to share his quirky way of looking at the world and the trials and tribulations of winning the heart of Summer Roberts, Seth's lifelong crush.
The Shape of Things to Come
Chaos reigns in the Cohen kitchen as Sandy, Ryan and Seth continue to cope with Kirsten's rehab. When Sandy encourages Kirsten to come home to her family, Kirsten's attachment to Charlotte raises concern in Sandy. Meanwhile, at The Harbor School, Dean Hess, the new Dean of Discipline, arrives and makes a decision that changes Marissa's life forever. Summer trumps her cardigan-wearing, goody two-shoes nemesis Taylor Townsend when planning the annual Kick-Off Carnival. And Jimmy offers Julie a surprising proposal.
The End of Innocence
Although they are finally happy with each other, Marissa and Ryan are forced to stay apart by their parents, Julie and Sandy. Dean Hess pressures Seth and Summer into showing Harbor school spirit, which leads them to devise a covert plan to bring Marissa and Ryan together. When the scheme works, Marissa and Ryan have a night to remember, and Seth and Summer get caught by Taylor. Meanwhile, Caleb's will is read, leaving Julie stunned and Jimmy in dire straits.
The Last Waltz
Marissa adjusts to life in her new surroundings and makes some new friends at Newport Union, while Ryan wonders how their separation will affect their relationship. Seth's feud with Dean Hess lands Summer in trouble, but some startling new information about Taylor may turn the tables once more. Kirsten's friend Charlotte lands in Newport with some big ideas, while Sandy mulls over the future of the Newport Group. Meanwhile, Julie may no longer be a Newport Beach socialite.
The Perfect Storm
Ryan makes a life-changing decision that Sandy surprisingly supports, and Marissa turns to her new public school friends for help with Ryan. The Harbor School's Dean of Discipline, Dean Hess, continues his crusade to ruin Ryan's future, and Summer and Seth go on their own crusade to reveal Dean Hess's secret. Meanwhile, Charlotte makes Julie an offer she cannot refuse.
Taylor ruins Seth's night when she throws a Harbor School event that keeps Summer at a distance. Marissa's new friendships at public school worry Summer, and she enlists Ryan's help. Meanwhile, Sandy works on a plan for the Newport Group and forms a new partnership. And Charlotte convinces Julie and Kirsten to edge back into Newport society.
The Anger Management
When the gang heads to The Bait Shop to see the British rock band The Subways, Taylor's behavior causes a major rift between Seth and Summer. Determined to end the potentially explosive conflict between Ryan and Kevin Volchok, Marissa watches out for Ryan. Meanwhile, Matt, Sandy's Newport Group partner, goes above and beyond the call of duty. Julie reigns supreme as the only bitch in Orange County, and for once, Ryan must control his anger.
The Game Plan
As seniors at Harbor School and Newport Union prepare their college applications, Ryan, Seth, Summer and Marissa decide what to do about their futures. Will they go to college? Unable to make a decision, Marissa attends Johnny's surf competition instead of completing her college application. Meanwhile, Julie is forced to return to her roots, and Kirsten, eager to get back to work, asks a friend for help. Sandy invites an old friend from UC Berkeley to dinner with Seth and Ryan.
Ryan takes an internship working for Sandy and Matt at the Newport Group, but he ends up working harder to save Matt's reputation. Determined to get accepted to Brown University, Summer and Seth do whatever it takes to stand out at Harbor School. Johnny finally tells Marissa how he really feels about her. After a stressful weekend, Ryan and Marissa cross paths and end up telling each other the truth about their time apart.
The Chrismukkah Bar Mitz-Vahkkah
After the teens spend hours picking out the perfect Christmas trees, they devise a special plan to help a friend in need. Meanwhile, missing her mom, Summer feels even more somber during this holiday, and Johnny's sudden misfortune forces him to take matters into his own hands. Kirsten tries to put the past behind her and make amends with Julie. Reminiscing Seth vows to put a little mukkah into Ryan's chris, and Ryan gets Bar Mitz-vahkkahed on the third annual Chrismukkah episode.
The Safe Harbor
Summer, Seth and Ryan launch a campaign to get Marissa back into The Harbor School, and Johnny struggles between a friend's happiness and his own feelings. Meanwhile, Sandy must make an ethical decision that could change Marissa's fate, and Summer's father, Dr. Neil Roberts, and Julie are apprehensive about admitting to the lies they have told their daughters.
The Sister Act
Fourteen-year-old Kaitlin Cooper returns to Orange County during her winter break from an exclusive Montecito boarding school bringing a lot of attitude and a few secrets. Much more in the mold of her mother, Julie, than her sister, Marissa, Kaitlin turns heads as she tries to get closer to her family in the only way she knows how.
The Pot Stirrer
While Marissa does all she can to get to know her sister again, Kaitlin just stirs up trouble for the gang as she prepares to celebrate her birthday. Meanwhile, Sandy encourages Seth about college, but Seth finds a better alternative. Sandy and Matt work together to secure a contract for the new hospital. And Julie continues her quest to put her family back together.
Summer discovers the truth about Seth. Sandy and Matt encounter an obstacle to their hospital project. Kirsten and Julie take their matchmaking business a little too far, causing Julie to go into hiding. Marissa finally tells Johnny how she truly feels. And Kaitlin wonders which Cooper Johnny really likes.
The Heavy Lifting
Tragic news forces the friends to sort out their problems and face the reality of the situation. After Johnny's cousin, Sadie Campbell, arrives in Newport, Ryan helps her move and get rid of Volchok, causing Ryan to question his and Marissa's relationship. Meanwhile, Kaitlin's winter break is over. Just as she gets close to her family, she once again has to say goodbye. And in the wake of Newport's latest events, Kirsten and Julie press on with their Valentine's Day party.
The Road Warrior
Sadie and Ryan go on a road trip to find one of Johnny's relatives. Although Ryan returns to his old Chino ways, the trip brings him and Sadie closer. Could this mean the end of Ryan and Marissa's relationship? Meanwhile, Marissa is implicated in Johnny's death, and Seth and Summer discover Julie and Dr. Roberts' secret.
Ryan struggles with the decision of whether or not to invite Marissa to his birthday party, and Sandy wants to include one of Ryan's relatives in the celebration. Meanwhile, Julie and Dr. Roberts come clean with Summer and Marissa. Also, Ryan and Sadie, along with fellow new couple Marissa and Volchok, grow closer.
When an old nemesis returns to Newport, Ryan gets caught up in helping her, causing a rift between him and Sadie. Seth and Summer are faced with a new problem that Taylor tries to solve. Meanwhile, Marissa finds herself all alone in Newport with no one to turn to, and Sandy grapples with business pressure.
The Secrets and Lies
Julie and Dr. Roberts announce their engagement, and the Cooper ladies move in with Summer and her dad. Meanwhile, Marissa drifts away from Summer and the group when she seeks solace in the company of bad boy Volchok and his crew. Ryan tries to move on with Sadie, but Seth's concern for Marissa gets in the way. At the Newport Group, Sandy's woes with Matt continue. And Kirsten surprises Seth with a night out.
The Day After Tomorrow
The kids receive their college acceptance and rejection letters, forcing them to make some life-altering decisions. Ryan and Sadie try to decide what do after high school, and their decision concerns Sandy and Kirsten. Taylor throws a college sweatshirt party at Harbor High School, and Marissa and Summer patch up their friendship. Meanwhile, the drama surrounding Sandy's job intensifies and starts to affect the Cohen household.
The Dawn Patrol
Ryan leaves Newport to visit his mom, but before they meet, he has a steamy encounter with her co-worker. Meanwhile, Seth is keeping secrets, and Taylor and Summer devise a foolproof plan to figure out what's going on with him. When their plan backfires, Summer is devastated. Julie Cooper visits a surprised Volchok and gives him some stern advice. Later, Marissa confronts Volchok's friends and saves a girl from an intense situation at a raging party. Meanwhile, Sandy puts an end to the trouble with Matt but leaves Kirsten at home alone.
The College Try
With graduation just weeks away, Ryan, Seth, Summer and Marissa leave Newport to attend their respective pre-freshman orientations at Berkeley and Brown. While dropping the boys off at the airport, Kirsten is surprised to see Theresa and her familiar-looking baby boy. At Brown, Seth runs into Anna, and they instantly connect. Meanwhile, Kirsten and Sandy attend a hospital benefit where Kirsten vents her frustration and falls back into an old habit.
The Party Favor
Harbor School's senior prom brings out the best and the worst in everyone. Taylor has a great time, while Summer doesn't enjoy herself with her surprising prom date. Seth and Anna come up with a plan to win Summer back for Seth. Meanwhile, Marissa convinces Volchok to go to the prom with her, and Ryan brings an unexpected old flame. When one of the girls is elected prom queen, it truly becomes a night to remember. Later, when Taylor's prom funds are discovered to be missing, Ryan returns to his old ways, and prom night turns brutal.
The Man of the Year
Dealing with the repercussions from prom night, Ryan must make a deal with Volchok. Meanwhile, although Sandy is named Man of the Year by a magazine, the district attorney continues to investigate his unique involvement with the new hospital. After she receives a call for help from Kaitlin, Marissa visits her little sister at boarding school. Ryan's bloodied hands force Theresa to make a difficult decision. And Seth's actions ignite even more trouble in Newport.
The end of senior year is here, bringing the excitement of graduation and the anticipation of new lives in college and beyond. But for Seth, Ryan, Marissa and Summer, it's also a time to look back on the amazing journey that has brought the four of them this far. Seth must confront his recent misdeeds or deal with the wrath of Sandy and the police. Ryan's proud mom arrives with a surprise for him. Marissa receives an astounding proposal that may radically change her plans. And Summer, facing the prospect of going away without Seth, can't stop crying and hugging her best friends as they say their farewells. But even amidst the speeches and toasts, nothing is ever simple in Newport.
High school seems like a distant memory to the young graduates of Harbor School in the affluent ocean-side community of Newport Beach in Orange County, California particularly because they have been thrust into adulthood after the death of their beloved friend Marissa Cooper.
Ryan travels to Mexico with a stubborn Seth in tow to put an end to his turmoil in the only way he knows how, but he comes up empty in quest for revenge. Meanwhile, Seth meets some new friends in Mexico, including a Marine, who help him find what he is looking for. Harbor School's new female dean of discipline, Dean Torres, forces Kaitlin and Julie to work together on Harbor's clothing drive. And the Cohens ostracize Julie when they discover that she was part of Ryan and Seth's activities. Also, after Taylor visits Summer unannounced, the truth about Paris comes out, and Summer continues separating herself from everything related to Orange County.
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. Meanwhile, as Summer packs for a trip home to visit her family and Seth for the holiday, she wonders if she can deal with Newport anymore. And unable to cope with either Kaitlin or Dr. Roberts, Julie spends most of Thanksgiving alone.
When Summer tries to become the gossip-loving girl she once was, she realizes Brown may have changed her forever. Fortunately, Seth continues to be supportive of the new Summer through all of her endeavors. Similarly, Ryan empathizes with Taylor and surprisingly helps her out of a bind. Meanwhile, Julie and Kaitlin attempt to stay out of trouble, but neither can resist temptation.
The Sleeping Beauty
Summer and Che take their activism to a new level, resulting in more freedom than they expected. Meanwhile, after Julie flirts with a hot tennis instructor whom Kaitlin likes, the younger Cooper gets her revenge at a charity party. But later, Kaitlin helps save Julie and Kirsten's dating service. Attracted to Ryan, Taylor tries to cure his insomnia with her own therapeutic plan. When all of her schemes fail, she turns to Kaitlin for advice on how to get her way with Ryan.
The Summer Bummer
When Seth visits Summer at Brown, he finds an empty dorm room. Meanwhile, Sandy and Kirsten take advantage of an opportunity to bond with Ryan, who is in a Taylor-induced haze. Kaitlin meets the mean girl of Harbor School and tries to best her by throwing a huge party at the Roberts house. Julie learns that Newmatch is more than just a dating service. And the truth about Che comes out.
It's time for another Chrismukkah in Orange County. After Ryan and Taylor have an accident while hanging holiday lights, they realize everything is not as it seems, and they must do whatever it takes to make things right again.
The Earth Girls Are Easy
As the new year approaches, Ryan plans a special surprise road trip for Taylor and himself. But when Summer confronts Seth about not making any plans, Ryan's romantic getaway for two is spoiled. Later, Summer's future rests in the hands of a shady character that the gang meets on the way to Las Vegas. Meanwhile, Julie's accounting practices come under some unwanted scrutiny.
The My Two Dads
Newly engaged Seth and Summer both panic about the prospect of being married, but neither will break it off, despite the advice of their friends. Instead, they begin a complicated game of one-upmanship that almost leads them to Las Vegas for a wedding. Meanwhile, when Ryan's estranged biological father, Frank, who has been in prison for years, tries to reconcile with Ryan, Sandy remains dubious and his instincts about Frank may just be correct. Also, rebellious Kaitlin's teacher orders her to be tutored by an insightful classmate, Will Tutt.
The French Connection
Taylor's ex-husband, Henri-Michel, gets a little too close to home while promoting his erotic memoirs. After Henri-Michel tells Ryan about Taylor's exciting life in France, Ryan questions his own relationship with Taylor. Meanwhile, Seth visits Dr. Roberts in Seattle to ask for permission to marry Summer, who gets a vision of her future. And Kaitlin realizes she likes Will, but she is concerned he thinks she's too shallow.
The Dream Lover
Che and Seth take a trip to a forest, where Che has a dream and discovers his spirit might be in love with someone unexpected. Afterwards, Seth and Summer finally speak for the first time since she rejected his marriage proposal. Meanwhile, Taylor decides that she can no longer associate with Ryan. Julie works her way back into Kirsten's life in the only way she knows how. And Kaitlin shuts out Will.
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 is having a secret love affair and Kaitlin is doing everything she can to stop it. While Ryan acts as if he doesn't miss Taylor, she visits a therapist who gives her some rules to live by. After Seth and Che's plan to save Newport's groundhog goes awry, Che finally realizes Seth is not his soul mate. And Sandy and Kirsten have surprises in store for each other.
The Case of the Franks
As Valentine's Day approaches, Ryan worries the pressure of the holiday will ruin his relationship with Taylor. Meanwhile, revelations from their pasts along with a psychic's dire predictions cause Summer and Seth to question whether or not they are destined to be together. Kirsten reminisces about her own history and decides to share a long-held secret with Sandy. Ryan begins to tentatively reconcile with his father, Frank, thanks to Taylor's meddling. And Julie must choose between Frank and the man whom Kaitlin wants her to marry.
Taylor eagerly prepares for her first real birthday celebration, but she frets over the fact Ryan has still not told her that he loves her. Even more concerning is the fact that she has secretly applied to and been accepted at Berkeley, the same school Ryan is going to attend. Summer helps Taylor come up with a plan to help Ryan express his feelings. Meanwhile, Kaitlin misbehaves outrageously in reaction to Julie dating Frank but Julie finds out there's more than just the usual Cooper rebelliousness behind Kaitlin's actions. Kirsten deals with more than her share of catty Newport women when she joins a yoga class. Summer wishes Seth were passionately interested in something, the way she is about the environment. And a powerful earthquake shakes Newport Beach.
The Night Moves
In the aftermath of a major earthquake that cuts off power and communication between the Cohens and their loved ones, Seth must take over Ryan's role as the protector when Ryan is injured and the boys are stranded on a deserted road. Summer and Taylor worry about their missing boyfriends while searching for Summer's escaped pet rabbit and the quake leads to an unexpected reunion for Taylor. Trapped in a ruined ice cream shop, the scared Julie and Kaitlin spend the time bonding and dealing with an amorous clerk until they are saved by the only man in Newport for Julie. And Sandy takes charge of the frightened crowd in a damaged shopping mall.
The End's Not Near It's Here
The Coopers and their friends build new lives, resolve lingering issues, face major decisions and undergo shocking personal transformations. No matter what happens or where they go, the members of this unique extended family all know they will always have one another to turn to.