The O.C.

Season 3 Episode 11

The Safe Harbor

Aired Thursday 9:00 PM Jan 12, 2006 on FOX

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  • 90210 redux. Marissa's sister still doesn't appear.

    A bit disappointing after the long wait for a new episode. However, it seemed to wrap up some important storylines: Marissa finally comes back to Harbour, Taylor finally stands up to her mom, Johnny finally lets Marissa go, Sandy finally...oh wait, Sandy just did what he always does! the "right thing". I swear the zen attitude of that man drives me insane. Who else on the planet would have let that horrible judge get away with everything?? No one but the oh so perfect Sandy Cohen. Also, the whole "Marissa Cooper Graduates" mantra was lifted straight off Beverly Hills 90210 from the "Donna Martin Graduates" episode. I'm sure it was just an homage, right? But another bit of 90210 redux was the appearance of what looked like Vamp nail polish (very dark red-almost black) on Marissa. Anybody remember that?? (think I Love the 90's). Don't worry though, the episode wasn't all bad...Seth did manage his usual quota of zingers!