Created by Josh Schwartz, FOX's The O.C. premiered on Aug. 5, 2003 and ran for four seasons until Feb. 22, 2007. Starring Mischa Barton, Benjamin McKenzie, Adam Brody and Rachel Bilson as four teens living in the affluent community of Newport Beach, California, the primetime teen soap was broadcast in more than 50 countries and won 12 Teen Choice Awards.
Chris Pratt: Then
In Season 4, Pratt played Brown University student and left wing activist Winchester "Che" Cook. After blaming Summer Roberts (Rachel Bilson) for breaking into a science lab, he traveled to Newport Beach to beg for her forgiveness. While there, he befriended her on-and-off love Seth Cohen (Adam Brody).
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