Being obsessed with the OC made being a teenager so much better. You spent your Saturday mornings watching Sandy Cohen and his bagels, Ryan get into fights for no reason, and Summer and Seth deny their feelings in diners. It was possibly the best American teen sitcom you’d ever seen, and you had all sorts of emotions about it.
So here are 17 things you would only understand if you were grew up watching The OC…
Kasia is a TV, film and arts journalist who writes news, feautures and comment. She spends a lot of time feeling nostalgic about 90s American films and working her way back through the Desert Island Discs archive.