Days of Our Lives
November 20th, 2004 Episode Of The O.C.
The show opens with Ryan in the pool house reading the paper, the headline reads Newports Man of the Year Arrested. Seth is looking in the mirror and asks if he did the right thing cutting his hair? He doesnt seemed to be phased at all by his grandfathers arrest. Ryan says Summer was way off base about him, everything isnt always about him. Seth says oh my god, your right; here I am going on about my hair and my grandfathers in the cooler. Seth says they need to change the topic to something not about him. Ryan begins talking about AP Physics and how he cant find his book, and Seth says they have to concentrate on something other than his nerd gear because hes having a crisis here! Ryan says hes doing it again, and Seth says he has to change, he has to be a better person and be less selfish. Ryan says hes used to it and he doesnt have to change for him. Seth says hes not doing this for him, its for the greater good. Ryan thinks this is about getting Summer back, but Seth says it isnt. Seth says he doesnt want her back, and this is the new him, the news Seth Cohen. Ryan says hes doing it again; hes talking about himself in the third person. Seth asks how Seths hair is?
At Marissas, Julie assures Marissa that everything will be fine and she will hold this family together. She tells Marissa that Caleb wont go to jail. Marissa says that is a shame, because if he did than Julie would be back on the street and she could go back to living with dad.
At school, Ryan shows up for physics class. Ryan thinks they should exchange numbers to work on their lab report. Lindsay says no, she already turned it in. She says she put both their names on it and theyll get an A. He says they were supposed to do it together. She says heres the thing, the only reason she is here is to load up on AP classes so she can get accepted into Harvard or Yale. He says she has the wrong idea about him, hes not stupid. She tells him to take the A and enjoy it. Ryan goes to get the lab report back from the teacher. He says hes not yet finished with it. The teacher says it looks good to him, but Ryan says he didnt get to contribute too much to it, and by a whole lot he means anything. The teacher is not pleased, and he says now they have an additional assignment to do. He refuses to split them up and says they will either do it together or fail together. Lindsay tells him oh yeah, youre not stupid at all!
At the Bait Shop, Alex is struggling to move a carton of glasses while Seth sits on his but polishing a single glass. She asks for some help, and he goes to help her. Seths legs go numb, and she says he is so out of his element. She wonders why he is here, and he says for tickets. He says he needs them for a girl. Seth says they are for her and her boyfriend, er her friend thats a boy. Seth says she wants to show her that hes capable of thinking of someone other than himself. She says that is pathetic, but sweet. Alexs parents call to check up on her, and Seth asks how old she is. Alex says 17. He asks why she doesnt go to school. She says she used to, but she got kicked out. She says she was kicked out by her parents after that, and she found her own place and got a job. She ends up giving Seth two tickets, and Seth says shell be really stoked. However, she says this game he is planning, this girl will see right through it.
At the Newport Group, Kirsten is on the phone trying to calm down some stockholders. Sandy shows up, and Sandy says he was fired for taking on Caleb as a client.
At Summers place, Summer is watching the Valley. Someone knocks on her door, and she says it is Thursday night, no knocking till 9pm! Seth walks in, and Summer asks how he got in? Seth says her step-mom let him in. Summer says he should go because the Valley is on, but he says he has something for her. He gives her the tickets for her and Zack. She asks if this is a trick? He says no, he wanted to do something nice for someone other than himself. He says he wants to be friends, and for her to enjoy the show. Seth then leaves.
Marissa is having breakfast with Jimmy on the boat, she stayed the night. Julie shows up and asks Marissa if she is ready to go? Marissa says back to the gulag, and heads off to get her stuff. Jimmie asks how Caleb is, and she says hes never better. She says hes facing prison, they could lose everything. Jimmy asks if shell divorce him and take his kids? Julie says no. She says youd think Caleb would be grateful for her personal growth, but he only listens to Kirsten and Sandy. Jimmy says the Julie he knew wouldnt stand for that, nobody puts Julie Cooper in the corner. Julie says she doesnt know how this is happening again. He says because she keeps marrying for money? Julie says she didnt marry him for money. Jimmy says she married him because she was pregnant. Julie says he married her because she was pregnant; she married him because she loved him. Marissa returns and says goodbye to her dad, and Julie says back to the gulag!
At the lounge at school, Ryan is working on the physics assignment, and Lindsay asks what he is doing? He says working on their assignment. Lindsay has already finished it for them. Lindsay says shes sorry but if he flunks out then he can spend the rest of his life floating in his parents infinity pool, she isnt that lucky. She says she needs a scholarship. Ryan says he transferred in from Chino last year, he was just like her. She says he was assaulted by the captain of the water polo team? Ryan says first hes never seen a water polo match, and yeah he was. Ryan says they eventually became friends and he found out he was an okay guy. Lindsay says shes not here to make friends. He says mission accomplished. Lindsay says this isnt working, so he can do the first half of the assignment and shell go over it before she puts it together with hers. He says and hell go over hers, so she says theyll have to get together this weekend and go over it.
In Summers room, Summer is putting on makeup and shows Zack the tickets. He asks where she got them? Summer says Seth gave them to her. Zack asks why? Summer says he said he wanted to be friends, and hes trying to change. Zack thinks hes doing this to win her back, but she says no. Zack says hypothetically if Seth is changing, would she want to get back together with him. She says hypothetically . . . He says she should go to the concert and figure things out with Seth. Summer wonders if Zack is a Robot because hes not insecure or jealous. Zack says they have had a great time, but if they have taken this thing as far as possible then to let him know.
At the Cohens, Kirsten, Sandy, Julie and Caleb are drinking champagne. Sandy wants to toast to unemployment. Caleb says he and Julie have been talking, and hes come to a decision. Caleb says tomorrow hes going to call a press conference and announce that he is stepping down as CEO and is appointing a new CEO. Kristen is flattered, but Caleb says hes appointing Julie! Julie asks who needs more champagne?
At the Bait Shop the Walkmen perform to a packed audience. Ryan and Seth are hanging out, and Seth hasnt seen Summer yet. He thinks she may not show and will never know the blood, sweat and other peoples pee that went into getting her those tickets. Ryan says he thought he would be happy for her no matter what because he is her friend. Seth says right. Summer finally shows up alone, and Seth learns Zack couldnt come and says that is too bad. Seth says hell show her to her very VIP seating.
Ryan heads out of the club and sees Marissa sitting alone on a bench. He sits with her and talks to her. Marissa says she wasnt planning on coming, shes just here for team summer. Ryan says hes here for team Seth. They talk about Seth and Summer and whether they are destined to be together or not. Ryan says only time will tell. Ryan asks if she wants to go in and watch the band? She reminds him the last time they went to a concert things didnt turn out so well. He says things are different now.
Sandy walks Caleb out of his house, and he is furious with Caleb for doing what hes done to Kirsten. He says after all Kirsten has done for him he did this? Caleb says he has to think about his marriage, and it is a figure head position he said so himself. Caleb says Kirsten will continue to run the show. Sandy says and work for Julie, why would she want to do that? Sandy suggests Caleb find a way to make this up to Kirsten unless he wants Julie to be his lawyer too. Caleb leaves their house, and heads to the car where Julie is waiting.
Back at the club, Seth and Summer are sitting at a table located on an upper level above the crowd. Summer thanks him for getting a seat for her. She says they really need to talk. Suddenly Alex shows up and says some guy just puked all over an amplifier. Seth says hes on it, and Summer asks why that tattooed girl was telling him about vomit? Seth says shes his boss, he works here now, its the only way he could get the tickets. Summer asks why? He says to show her that he could be selfless and so she would stop hating them so they could be friends. Summer says that was really sweet of him. Seth and Summer look at one another, and Seth leans over and kisses her. She pulls away, and he says hes sorry, and she runs off. Seth runs after her, and finds her outside by the pier. She says he is unbelievable, she thought he just wanted to be friend. He says he does and he didnt mean for that to happen. She asks so this whole night wasnt a plan to get her back? He says absolutely not. He says unless thats what she wants. Summer tries to walk off, and she turns around and says she believed he just wanted to be friends. He says he does, but maybe he cant be just friends with her. She says then maybe this is it for them. Summer then walks away and leaves him standing there.
Sandy comforts Kirsten, and he asks her what she will do? Kirsten says she is not going back to the office. She says she can tolerate Julie as a step mother, but not her boss. Sandy says she can hang out here with him, but she says she cant be unemployed, she cant even take a vacation for a week. She says she cant quit, but she cant go back there. Sandy says hes not the one she should be telling this too.
Marissa lays in bed with her care bare. Seth shows up to see her, and she asks how he got in her room, and what is he doing here? Seth says he has a problem and nobody else will listen to him. Seth says he really hurt Summer last night. Marissa says yeah he did. Marissa says if he really wants to be her friend then he should just apologize. Seth says it sounds so simple when she says it. He asks if he knows where Summer is? She says hes at the club having lunch with her dad, but he shouldnt go there now. Marissa asks if he knows where Ryan is? Seth says at school doing his physics homework. Seth says Ryan is kinda dorky now.
Back at the Cohens, Caleb shows up and Sandy says shes agreed to supervised visitation, twenty minutes max. Caleb says he doesnt need supervision with his own daughter, but Sandy says hes supervising her, she may kill him. Caleb says hes sorry. Kirsten asks if he will change his mind? He says he has to do this to save his marriage. She asks who will save the company? He says her, thats why hes appointing her Newport Groups new chief financial officer. He says they all know the person who control the money controls the company. She asks if Julie knows that? Caleb says shell find out. Caleb says the company needs her, the family needs her, he needs her. He says Julie will get bored after a day anyways. Kirsten asks if she gets a raise?
Ryan and Lindsay meet at school to work on their assignment, and Lindsay says he didnt do a bad job on his half. He says her work isnt terrible either. Lindsay finally tells Ryan she owes him several apologies. Ryan says she has to say the words, that is how it works Lindsay extends a formal acknowledgement that she may have unintentionally . . . She says shes sorry. He says hes sorry about the coffee and the black eye and the tampons. Marissa soon shows up and sees them together, and she seems unhappy to see them joking around with one another. She ends up walking off with her arms crossed across her chest.
Seth shows up at the club dressed to impress, only to see Summer, Zack and Summers dad having lunch together. Summers dad seems to love Zack, and Summer is laughing. Summer holds his hand, and Summers dad pats him on the back.
Marissa ends up on the pier and Seth finds her there. He sits with her, and both are down in the dumps. He says if someone would have told him last year that theyd be the two loneliest people in Newport he wouldnt have believed them.