With some TV shows, it's totally possible to be a half-hearted fan, only tuning in every few episodes or barely remembering the names of the supporting characters. The O.C. is not one of those shows. To know the series is to love it — or, more accurately, to obsess over it. Whether your adolescence was shaped around Seth and Summer's romance, or you only discovered the show a few years ago in reruns, there's a good chance you know exactly what I'm talking about.
Being an O.C. fan means following every second of Ryan, Seth and the others' adventures, forever quoting the show's most famous lines, and, of course, wishing desperately that you could be a part of the amazing Cohen family. As viewers will recall, Sandy, Kirsten and Seth made up one of the greatest trios in TV history, thanks to their unwavering love, unquestioned support, and unparalleled obsession with take-out Chinese. Other TV clans may be more famous, but fans of The O.C. know that when it comes to perfect fake families, the show's central group is at the top of the list.
Here's exactly what goes into being a Cohen, in pie chart form.
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