20 The O.C. Storylines That Would Be Ridiculous Today
The O.C. was glorious, gluttonous trash. The paradigm of teen television, Josh Schwartz‘s summery series about four teens living in an affluent beach town on the Southern California coast was so popular that it inspired Laguna Beach: The Real O.C., thus giving the world Lauren Conrad and The Hills, redefining the teen soap genre for every series that came after it. We’ve been in love with Seth Cohen since we were SoCal teens, but some of The O.C.‘s most ridiculous storylines would never fly in today’s television landscape.