Seth: Ryan Atwood, fluffer.
A fluffer is the person that help keep male porn stars aroused between scenes.
Goof: When Marissa is doing her homework she is using a scientific calculator, but then she tells Summer she is doing trig homework for a test tomorrow. No year 12 student let alone a trig student would be using a scientific calculator as they dont have the features that are needed for even the most basic year 12 courses.
Goof: When Ryan is packing his clothes to leave the amount of clothes on his bed drastically changes between cuts.
Goof: In this episode, Sandy says he left home at 17. Previously in (The Nana) it was revealed that he left home at 16.
Summer: Will you quit peeping out the window, Cohen?
Seth: (still looking through window) You don't peep out of windows. You peep into them.
Summer: You'd know.
Seth: Hey. It's The Return of the Not-So-Ancient Mariner.
Ryan: I may not be an Atwood anymore, but I'm not a Cohen either. I don't know what I am.
Sandy: I for one, I love The Tofu. Tofuna. Tofurkey. Tobagel. Cream Tocheese. Too much?
Seth: It was a valiant effort.
Seth (about his plan): I got a room at the Mermaid Motel.
Summer: You mean the place where Theresa may or may not have conceived Ryan's baby and the place where Marissa's mom and Luke got it on?
Seth: Newport's very own den of sin.
Summer: Ew. But I like it.
Seth: Ryan's about a yellow slicker and a grey beard away from becoming the Gorton's fisherman.
Summer: Huh. Yeah, not getting the reference.
Seth: He could be off joining the Foreign Legion. Could be off joining a cult. Ryan could be— I don't know, he could be taking place in a mass marriage right now. Drinking Koolaid. With brand new sneakers. So many sick things...
Summer: You know, college fairs are kind of like shopping. It's all about brand recognition.
Seth: Did you know Princeton was once called the College of New Jersey.
Kirsten: You know you're going to be exposed to a lot of new things in college next year.
Seth: Yeah, horny co-eds and alcohol poisoning. I just don't think they're gonna have French fusion on the menu.
Kirsten (to the boys): Sit. You are having Eggs Benedict Gruyere avec Paté de Foie.
Sandy: Something smells... fancy.
Summer: You got the pink sidekick? Bedazzled too!?
Seth: (To Ryan) Dude, where were you? We were about to sound an amber alert.
Kirsten (to Charlotte): It takes a lot to scare Julie. She was married to my father.
Summer: I'm dating Cohen. My patience is infinite.
Charlotte: Kirsten filled me in on your situation, and it moved me.
Julie: It moved me too ... (stares at her motel) ... right into this flea-bag hell hole.
Sandy (having a side kick phone in the hand): Uff, technology is a bitch.
Charlotte: Can I come in?
Julie: Uh you really don't want to and NO.
Seth: Ryan Atwood – fluffer.
In this episode, it is revealed that Ryan played safety in football in middle school. Ben McKenzie played wide receiver and safety in football in high school.
Sandy mentions Tofurkey during dinner. When Adam Brody played Dave on Gilmore Girls, Mrs. Kim offered him some Tofurky for Thanksgiving.
"Blind Asylum" by Orenda Fink
"Weight of the World" by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
"Appearances" by Citizens Here & One Broad
"Holding Me Up" by Dandy Warhols
n/a: The Perfect Storm
The title alludes to the 2000 movie about a fishing boat caught in a horrendous storm.