Days of Our Lives
November 16th, 2006 Episode Of The O.C.
Summer meets with a psychiatrist about her problems. She says since coming to college she has changed; she has new friends, new clothes, new causes. She thinks shes been doing it to avoid dealing with her best friend who died. The doctor says grief comes in five stages. We see Summers five stages: Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, anger (again) and finally acceptance. The doctor says she has made astounding progress in one week. Summer is glad she can go back to being here, this save the planet thing was a crutch. She says she loves shopping, tanning and celebrity gossip, she always has and always will. She wants to make things write with her boyfriend.
Seth is at the airport waiting for Summer. He is convinced the new Summer will dump him. Hes on the phone with Ryan, Ryan says shes not going to dump him. Summer shows up and runs to Seth and kisses him. He says careful his girlfriend is going to be here at any second. She tells him to shut up and punches him in the chest. He says his baby is back.
Ryan is running on the beach and working out,
Seth and Summer are in bed at Summers dorm. He says that was much better than he imagined on the plane. She says the thought about it on the plane? Seth says he was sure she called him here to break up with him. Summer says shes sorry about everything. She says she turned into a zealot to avoid her feelings. She says shes not into this stuff. He says so the old her is back. She says down to her artificially tanned core. He says thank God, he didnt know if the new her and old him were working. She asks what hed have done if she didnt change? He says he had a plan. He surprises her with The Valley: Season 3
Kaitlin listens as Julie talks on the phone to Neil. She
says that is generous of him. After hanging up, Julie tells Kaitlin that Neil is
going to let them stay here as long as they want. Kaitlin says nice work. Julie
says it was Neil's idea, hes very sweet. Kaitlin says theyll find her a
new man, but Julie says shes giving up men. Kaitlin says good one. Kaitlin
knows her mom, she cant live without a man for a week.
Ryan is working at the mall.
At Brown, Che comes to see Summer, who is hanging up stuff around the room that the old Summer would like. She tells Che they need to talk, she hasnt been honest about who she is. She shows Che her shoe collection, her magazine collection, a photo of Marissa. Summer says she couldnt deal with Marissas death, so she threw herself into being an activist. She says she isnt one, she just hopes they can still be friends. Che says if she found her place in this world then hes happy for her. Seth shows up, Summer introduces her boyfriend. Che calls Seth her twin flame, if he knew he was coming hed have made him a bracelet. He tells them both to just be . . . . Che leaves them.
heads to the office. He talks with some guy named Jason Spitz. Sandy suggests
they go out and do something. . . poker, pool, something like that if hes
free. Jason asks if he can get back to him?
Summer and Seth watch The Valley. Summer doesnt like this show anymore, they just create fake problems to distract people from real problems in the world. She grabs a magazine to see what is going on. She cant get into it, shes more interested in one of Ches flyers that he brought over earlier for her to proof for a rally.
Ryan and Taylor are waiting around to meet Taylor's French
Husband. She talks about how perfect he is, but its not true love and she
believes in true love. A man shows up, its her husbands lawyer. She talks
with the lawyer, he wont give a divorce to
Seth and Summer return to the dorm, Summer did a lot of shopping to try and get back in touch with herself. Seth feels her heart wasnt in it, but she claims it was. Seth leaves her to try on her clothes while he takes a tour of the food carts. Summer calls Che to ask how the rally went. He says great, he talks to her about some debate hes preparing for. Shes far more interested in that then the new sweater shes trying on, which she decides she hates.
Julie and Kirsten are spending time together. Julie hopes
Kirsten and hers business is still on, Kirsten says it is. Julie says she has so
many new ideas on how to revitalized the dating service. They run into some
woman they know, an old client. Kirsten wonders if she had work done. Julie says
she has had something done that is for sure. Kirsten gets a call from
The Ward brothers talk with Kaitlin at school. They have a guy to get her a fake ID so they can go to some club. She says she promised her mom to stay out of trouble. They say they wont get caught. She says if its a fool proof plan then she cant say no.
At the Taco restaurant,
Seth talks with Che at brown, hes polishing one of his instruments. As they talk Seth sees that Summer is in with the activist crowd, shes back to her new old ways. Shes making an argument for solar panels on all the dorms and getting everyone riled up.
Ryan is in the pool house trying to translate the papers
Seth and Summer talk about the new her. Seth says shes just doing what people do at college, discovering herself. Summer says she is as surprised as he is about all of this. She says think about all the new subjects theyll be able to talk about. He points out he tried to teach her about recycling in the third grade.
Seth goes to see Che, who is playing his guitar naked. Seth says he can come back, but Che has a gift for him. He sings him a song. Seth says wow. Seth says he could use his help. Che says hes honored Seth asks him. He gets up to give him a hug. Seth thinks they could have just shook hands.
At the Cohen's Kirsten and Julie decide to have some girl time. Kirsten suggests they order in and watch a movie. Julies phone rings, she tries to ignore it but eventually answers. Its Taren, the woman from the mall. She wants Julie to come out. Julie doesn't know. Taren says shes only going to be this hot for so long. Julie ends up trying to make an excuse to get out of her night with Kirsten, saying shes not feeling well and shell call her. Julie runs out.
Kaitlin goes with Eric and Brad to meet some guy and get fake IDs. The guy hits on Kaitlin, who tells him no way is that going to happen.
Julie and Taren go out so some club. Julie thinks it might be too soon for her.
Taren knows how she feels. She suggests Julie meet Jose Cuervo, he can always
get one out on the dance floor. They begin throwing back shots. Julie sees some
young guy who she seems to like. Taren introduces them, they do a boy sandwich
with him on the dance floor.
Julie and Taren go out so some club. Julie thinks it might be too soon for her. Taren knows how she feels. She suggests Julie meet Jose Cuervo, he can always get one out on the dance floor. They begin throwing back shots. Julie sees some young guy who she seems to like. Taren introduces them, they do a boy sandwich with him on the dance floor.
Seth ends up bonding with Summer and her activist friends over geek speak. They are going to a town meeting for school, Seth isnt allowed in because hes not a student. Seth tells Summer to go, they are counting on her in there. She says but it is his last night here. He says he can amuse himself for a few hours
Sandy and Jason Spitz head to the restaurant Ryan is
working at. Hes just gotten off work and is about to head home. Ryan hasnt
had the best day.
Kaitlin and the Wards are trying to get into the club. Kaitlin is allowed in, but the Wards arent as the doorman says he can refuse anyone and that includes Dorks and Virgins. The Wards tell Kaitlin she cant go without them. She ends up ditching them and heads inside to see what is going on. She ends up at the same club her mom is at and ends up spotting Julie dirty dancing with some young guy. Julie sees Kaitlin staring at her mom. Julie ends up ditching the guy and goes looking for Kaitlin.
Sandy and Jason hang out drinking and watching the game.
Kirsten calls to check on
Summer sneaks out of the town hall meeting, she finds Seth asleep on a bench outside. Apparently the meeting may go on all night. Summer says there are all these old people in there and they are actually listening to her. She says its better than getting 70 percent off a Marc Jacobs dress. He tells her to go back in there and do her thing. They kiss and she runs back inside.
drops by the pool house to thank Ryan. She says she made him a peach torte to
thank him. She thinks maybe hes not a desert guy, she could make him lunch or
dinner. He says no this is fine, they eat the tort.
Seth heads to the airport on his own to get a flight home
returns home and shares a kiss with Kirsten. They end up playing a game of
naked scrabble, something
Julie and Kaitlin give one another looks in the kitchen. They end up sharing some ice cream together.
Summer returns to her room to find Seth has left. There is a message on her machine saying he was flying home early. He tells her what shes doing is amazing, keep doing it. He says if she doesnt hear rom him for awhile it isnt because he doesnt love her, but because he does.
On the Next OC
Julie goes to bed with a younger man. She says he has to
get out before her daughter wakes up.