The O.C.

Season 1 Episode 7

The Escape

Aired Thursday 9:00 PM Sep 16, 2003 on FOX



  • Trivia

    • Goof: When Marissa takes the pills and walks out of the bar, she doesn't take her purse. But when we see her laying on the ground as Ryan runs over to her, her purse is right next to her.

    • Goof: When Seth and Summer are having breakfast at a cafe he pushes his toast towards her and she eats the crusts. But in the next shot, and for the rest of the scene, the plate is still beside Seth.

    • Goof: At the end of the episode when they find Marissa in the alley, Ryan clearly picks up her handbag before lifting her up, but in the next shot the handbag is still on the ground.

    • The song 'Into Dust' which is played when Ryan finds Marissa in the alley way and picks her up is the same song that is played when he picks her up off her driveway in the pilot.

    • Episode Punch Count: 2

    • Goof: When Summer finds Marissa in the hotel before she takes the pain killers, Summer is in the restroom and places her phone on a shelf and you see her walk out and then the next clip is Summer shoving her phone in her purse while walking out the door.

    • Goof: Several times during and after the scene where Marissa catches Luke, you can see the shadow of the camera on several of the characters.

    • Goof: When Marissa joins Ryan on the sofa-bed, from the side it can clearly be seen that Ryan's head is resting on the back of the sofa. When the shot changes his head is centrally on the pillow.

    • Goof: When the group is in the car driving to Tijuana, Summer says that she is going to call Holly and she starts to dial. But when Ryan offers Marissa water, Summer takes it and she isn't on the phone.

  • Quotes

    • (Seth and Summer get in the same bed)
      Summer: You make a move, I rip out your jugular.
      Seth: Oh, hey, pillow talk.

    • Summer: Baby, I'm so sorry. Whatever you want to do, Coop. But if I may, speaking as a child of divorce, you do not want to be home right now. And this is our last chance for freedom, we get back to Newport and it's all just school and reality. Let's go to TJ, have fun. Life will suck soon enough. Ryan: She might.. actually be right.
      Seth: There's got to be a first time for everything. (everyone in the room looks at him)
      Seth: Rage black outs, got it. I'll be in the car.

    • (Summer starts to run to kick Holly's ass but Seth pulls her back)
      Summer: Her parents are getting divorced, you stupid slut!
      Seth : She suffers from rage blackouts.

    • Summer: Can't you like, be a gentleman or something?
      Seth: Chivalry's dead sugar.

    • Seth: We have my mom's Range Rover, we have the perfect alibi, as I go to this comic book convention every year, and we have my entire life of never doing anything wrong, which lulls my parents into a false sense of trust.
      Ryan: And you want to throw all that away for Summer in a wet t-shirt doing body shots? (pause) Seth: I'm sorry, I thought that was a rhetorical question. Yes, Ryan, yes.

    • Seth: This is gonna be awesome.
      Sandy: She's hot stuff son.
      Seth: And now it's ruined.

    • Summer: What are you watching?
      [Seth is watching static on the t.v. set]
      Seth: I'm not sure. It's either Spongebob Squarepants...or JAG.

    • Marissa: It's a sacred act between two people.
      Summer: It was a let-down, right?

    • Summer: I am positive that I'm leaving this place with a rash.
      Seth: Oh, so you're planning on making some extra money tonight?

    • Seth: Face it, our chemistry is undeniable.
      Summer: You know what else is undeniable?
      Seth: What?
      Summer: The pain this fork is going to cause when I jam it into your eye!

    • Summer: Who gets past by a van full of nuns? Oh wait, Cohen does.
      Seth: Well Summer, they have God on their side, I`m not gonna beat Jesus.

    • Summer: You're Jewish?
      Seth: Yes, that's why I feel so comfortable in this desert heat.

    • Seth: What happens in Mexico, stays in Mexico.
      Ryan: What happens in Mexico?
      Seth: I don't know, because it stays there. That is why we must go.

    • Seth: I know denial is a very powerful coping mechanism, but I just think that it's time that we paid lip service to our lip service.

  • Notes

    • Music:

      "Good Day" by Luce,
      "A Movie Script Ending" by Death Cab for Cutie,
      "Out of Control" by Chemical Brothers,
      "Ritmo De Oro" by Los Cubaztecas,
      "La Conga De Santiago" by Los Cubaztecas,
      "Going Under" by Rockers High Fi,
      "Into Dust" by Mazzy Starr,
      "Space" by Something Corporate

  • Allusions