The Ryan vs Seth debate incited gang wars (it's all Seth, all the time, people — come on). Marissa made our eye twitch with stiff acting and then tore our hearts out in season three (no spoilers, hey). Summer retrospectively became our life and style guru. And still, no true O.C. fan can hear Imogen Heap's 'Hide and Seek' without tearing up just a little bit.
For everyone whose teenage expectations of life and love were shaped by The O.C. and Peter Gallagher's eyebrows, listen up: The Brightside is throwing a huge O.C.-themed party on Saturday, August 4. Cue Youth Group, Death Cab for Cutie, Eels, Jem, The Futureheads, Spoon et al playing on repeat.
You'd best cancel all existing plans and start fashioning an outfit with maximum spaghetti straps and low-waist jeans that are neither skinny nor flared.