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"The Telenovela" is the twentieth episode of the first season of The O.C. . It aired on February 25, 2004.


Ryan and Marissa begins their lives as "just friends" in the aftermath of everything that has happened. But they soon find out that it is not as easy as it looks. Things take another turn when Ryan's former flame, Theresa Diaz, show up in Newport to work as a waitress for a special gathering and wants to try to reconcile with him. Meanwhile, Julie and Luke begin having a passionate affair behind everyones backs, while Seth and Summer decide to declare their love for each other.



Rachel Bilson and Wilson Bethel who plays Brad in this episode went on to co-start together in the CW series, Hart of Dixie.