67 episodes

Join the original OC bitches, friends and co-stars Rachel Bilson and Melinda Clarke, for a trip back to the early 2000s. Zip up your Juicy Couture tracksuits and grab a seat by the pool while they deliver the ultimate OC-rewatch podcast. Each week they'll take you back to a particular episode, share behind-the-scenes scoop, and interview guests who were part of the OC experience.

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    • TV & Film
    • 4.8 • 372 Ratings

Join the original OC bitches, friends and co-stars Rachel Bilson and Melinda Clarke, for a trip back to the early 2000s. Zip up your Juicy Couture tracksuits and grab a seat by the pool while they deliver the ultimate OC-rewatch podcast. Each week they'll take you back to a particular episode, share behind-the-scenes scoop, and interview guests who were part of the OC experience.

    The Anger Management with Dylan is in Trouble

    The Anger Management with Dylan is in Trouble

    Rachel Bilson and Melinda Clarke are joined by superfan and YouTube influencer, Dylan Matthew aka Dylan is in Trouble.  

    Dylan discusses his love for The OC and his love for Cam Gigadent which is echoed by Rachel and Melinda.  We also learn that Cam’s character Kevin Volchok was actually named after a friend of Adam Brody and Josh Schwartz’s.  They also talk about production assistant jobs and what exactly does the surfing term munch mean?  

    The Anger Management Synopsis: Tensions between Ryan and Volchok come to a head with Marissa trying to step in and help.  Taylor’s crush on Seth causes a rift in his relationship with Summer.  Charlotte and Julie throw their faux benefit with Kirsten's help, who is completely clueless about the charity’s true intentions.  Meanwhile, Sandy officially takes over at the Newport Group, and the responsibilities of being a CEO take a toll.  

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    • 1 hr
    The Swells with Rachel Bilson and Melinda Clarke + Live Fan Calls!

    The Swells with Rachel Bilson and Melinda Clarke + Live Fan Calls!

    It’s just Rachel Bilson and Melinda Clarke in the pool house today as the breakdown of Season 3, Episode 6, “The Swells.”  

    Later Taylor Lord, creator of the website, https://www.everythingtheoc.com/ , and Shari Weiss from Teen Drama Whore, https://teendramawhore.substack.com/  join the ladies live to ask some burning fan questions! 

    The Swells Synopsis: Marissa and Ryan’s relationship begins to drift apart leaving the door open for Marissa and Johnny's friendship to grow, which leaves Summer very concerned.  Taylor plans a senior night lock-in and develops a crush on…Seth?!  Meanwhile, Julie and Charlotte convince Kirsten to help them with a “charity event” and Sandy decides to take on the Newport Group with a new business partner, Matt Ramsey.  

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    Follow @rachelbilson, @themelindaclarke, and Taylor at @welovetheoc on Instagram and you can follow Shai at @sizzlemaker on Twitter. 

    And don't forget to check-out Taylor’s website: https://www.everythingtheoc.com/ and Shari’s: https://teendramawhore.substack.com/ 
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    The Perfect Storm with Eric Mabius

    The Perfect Storm with Eric Mabius

    Eric Mabius aka the infamous Dean Hess joins Rachel Bilson and Melinda Clarke in the clubhouse to discuss Season 3, Episode 5, “The Perfect Storm.”

    Eric talks about how his dad got him into acting and speaking of dads, OC Alum,  Alan Dale plays Eric’s dad in “Ugly Betty.” Eric and Melinda also discuss how they both have a connection to the Olympic Luge Team.  Eric also talks about how he got the role of Dean Hess and his real opinion of him.  And the trio has a very hilarious reaction to the film,  The Perfect Storm. 

    The Perfect Storm: Ryan finds out about Dean Hess' crusade to ruin his reputation, feeling discouraged he drops his tutor and lands a job as a fisherman with Johnny’s help.  Meanwhile, Summer and Seth are determined to catch Taylor Townsend and Dean Hess in the act,  they loop in Sandy who uses his legal skills to get rid of Dean Hess and get Ryan back at Harbor.  Also, Charlotte finds a new mark in Julie Cooper, she preys on Julie’s vulnerabilities and offers to buy her a condo and hopes to enlist her in a bigger scam.

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Last Waltz with Kayla Ewell

    The Last Waltz with Kayla Ewell

    Kayla Ewell aka “Casey” from Newport Union  joins Rachel Bilson and Melinda Clarke in the pool house to discuss, S3 Episode 4, “The Last Waltz”

    The trio talks about LA traffic, motherhood, and being podcasters, Kayla has her own podcast,  “Directionally Challenged”- check it out!  Hear about how Kayla got the role of Casey, what other character she auditioned for on The O.C and what her first day on set was like.  The ladies also discuss a Vampire Diaries/OC crossover!

    The Last Waltz synopsis: Marissa attends a new high school, Newport Union, and makes new friends with Johnny, Casey, and Chili, all of who make Ryan slightly jealous.  Julie’s mansion gets repossessed and she is left with absolutely nothing but a broken heart.  And Summer and Seth deal with Taylor who has taken over the Homecoming Dance much to Summer’s dismay but Summer uncovers a very damaging secret between Dean Hess and Taylor.

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    The End of Innocence with Kellie Cyrus

    The End of Innocence with Kellie Cyrus

    Rachel Bilson and Melinda Clarke are joined by Script Supervisor turned Director, Kellie Cyrus.  Kellie worked as a Script Supervisor on The OC from the beginning and is now directing iconic tv shows like "You", "Vampire Diaries", and "The Flash." The trio will be discussing S3 Ep 3, “The End of Innocence.” 

    In addition to breaking down the episode, Kellie gives us some great never before heard behind-the-scenes tidbits from season 1 to season 3!  Mindy talks about pronunciations and how "on the nose," it is for her character, Julie.  The ladies also discuss Dirty Dancing, their first concert and Kellie gives us the scoop on the job of a Script Supervisor. 

    The End of Innocence synopsis:  Following their expulsion from Harbor High, Ryan and Marissa are told by Julie and Sandy to stay away from each other.  Dean Hess is now going after Seth and Summer by forcing them to work with Taylor on the school musical. Meanwhile, Caleb’s will is read, Jimmy makes a difficult decision and Kirsten finally returns home to Sandy, leaving behind Charlotte who starts to show her true colors.

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    Article has launched their new line of Outdoor products for Summer ‘22.  Think oversized statement loungers, streamlined dining pieces, and easy-to-style sofas for all your backyard needs.  With 42 new pieces, plus a selection of best-sellers from seasons past, Article has what you need to outfit the deck of your dreams this summer. Go to https://www.article.com/oc to receive $50 dollars off your first purchase of $100 or more. 

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    • 58 min
    The Shape of Things to Come with Autumn Reeser

    The Shape of Things to Come with Autumn Reeser

    Autumn Reeser joins Rachel Bilson and Melinda Clarke in the clubhouse to discuss, Season 2 Episode 2,  “The Shape of Things to Come,” also known as the episodic debut of the iconic character, Taylor Townsend! 

    Hear about how Autumn got the role of Taylor and how she prepped for the audition and why Taylor’s hair was blonde at the beginning of the season.  Rachel and Autumn both discuss the similarities between Taylor and the character Tracy Flick from the Election movie. The ladies also discuss some BTS scoop on the filming locations, set memories, and motherhood.  

    The Shape of Things to Come Synopsis: Kirsten is worried about leaving rehab and decides to move in with Charlotte instead, which surprises Sandy.  The new dean of Harbor School wants to expel Marissa and Ryan for shooting Trey, which leaves Julie scheming on ways to keep Marissa in.  Summer tries to take on Social Chair and is having difficulty due to Taylor Townsend. Meanwhile, Jimmy meets with his loan shark and we see just how bad his money problems are.    

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    • 1 hr 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
372 Ratings

372 Ratings

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Love this Podcast

Use to love this show when it was on and this podcast is bringing it all back! 👍

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Really really loving this podcast. Loved The OC so much and really enjoying the nostalgia and BTS information.

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Love it so much!

I LOVE this podcast so so much! These ladies really know how to create an interesting podcast as well as being me back in time to all the times I have watched The OC 😍 I love them so much, such caring and fun humans. Highly recommend!

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