It's dinnertime and Sandy and Kirsten are discussing Ryan and his situation.
Sandy tells Kirsten that since Ryan is a teenager it makes him hard for him
to be adopted. Ryan and &Seth come in from a swim where Sandy tells
Ryan that he needs him to sign some papers, Seth asks why Ryan just couldn't
live with the since they have all that space, its an awkward moment and then
Ryan signs the paper. Ryan comments on his new name (the government
number) and notices Kirsten's model home.
Ryan's trying to fall asleep in the poorhouse,
with no succession and he decides to run away. On his way out the door
he sees Seth who tells him he will help him escape. While waiting for
Seth outside Ryan sees Marissa, she grills him on where he's going and then
Seth shows up. He unknowingly blabs everything to Marissa.
Marissa gives them a ride in the car and
she finds out that Seth and her have a lot in common (their taste in music).
They arrive at the Model House that Seth's mom is working on and that was
abandoned because of contracting issues. Seth tells Ryan that the best
part about the house is the empty pool in the back. While Seth's
skating Ryan and Marissa bond over Burgers & Fries. Summer calls Marissa
and she leaves only after convincing Ryan to stay. And they all keep it a
The Next day, Seth & Marissa are getting supplies for Ryan. They
almost get caught by Luke and Julie and after some persuading Luke leaves
and they go to help Ryan. At the Model Home they are all helping Ryan
set-up his new home, but then they realize they forgot to bring him
food. They decide to go out on eat, their Seth & Marissa realize
they have something new in common, (a favorite book). Their good time
is ruined by the appearance of Luke and his friends. Marissa goes to
distract them while Ryan and Seth try to sneak out the back only to be
stopped by the waitress. On their way out through the front door Seth knocks
over a waitress and gets the attention of Luke, They exchange "smart
comments" and Luke gets ready to beat up Seth, Ryan sticks up for
Seth and he punches Luke and then He and Seth escape.
Back at the Model Home, Marissa shows up
and tells them the waitress called the police. They are interrupted by
the entrance of Jimmy & Kirsten. They overhear them talking about
Jimmy's money problems and that Kirsten agrees to lend him $100, 000.
She also tells him that they have a new construction team who will be
coming soon, that's the end or Ryan's model home.
Ryan realizes he cant stay their anymore
and decides to leave. Seth goes home and tries to buy him a bus
ticket, before he can leave his dad gets him to help "search" for
Ryan. Marissa leaves Summer's Party after she sees the O.C. kids in a
new light. She goes to see Ryan and he sends her away saying that they
are from different worlds. she runs out crying and leaves, Ryan runs
after her and Luke, who followed Marissa, sees him.
Thinking that its Seth coming back, Ryan turns around to see Luke.
They fight and Luke beats the crap out of him, while fighting they knock
over the numerous candles, Ryan ahs and the house goes up in flame.
Luke's friends run out, but Luke drags Ryan out and leaves him outside the
house. he's unconscious. Ryan wakes up and runs away. Seth and
Sandy get a call from Kirsten saying that some set the model home on fire,
Seth cracks. Ryan is out hitchhiking and a car stops, Ryan discovers
that it is Luke. They go back to the Cohen's only to discover the cops
are there. Ryan gets arrested and Luke's arrest follows.
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