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"The Dream Lover" is the eleventh episode in the fourth season of the Fox drama series The O.C.. The episode aired on the seventeenth of January, in 2007.


Kirsten must clean up after Julie when one of the men she hooked someone with has an unpleasant "medical condition." Meanwhile, Will Tutt introduces Kaitlin to his fellow school band members Lucy, Jane, and Rachel during a bake sale at Harbor High to raise money to get new uniforms. But Kaitlin does not get along at all with Will's band mates because of her cynicism and insensitivity. Ryan tries writing a love poem for Taylor when Henri-Michel announces that he plans on staying in Newport for a while. Also, Che arrives back in town and takes Seth on a 'spiritual retreat' in the hills for Seth to see his path on where he stands with Summer.


  • Kaitlin mentions Kwik-E-Mart to Ryan and he buys a toy bear for Taylor. The Kwik-E-Mart is a convenience store from The Simpsons.


  • "Dear Mr. Supercomputer" by Sufjan Stevens
  • "The New E Blues" by The Western States Motel
  • "Garcon Glacon" by April March
  • "Du Temps" by The Low Standards
  • "Hidden In The Sand" by Tally Hall
  • "Tel Que Tu Es" by Charlotte Gainsbourg
  • "Return To Me" by Sparklehorse