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The Game Plan 

Ryan, Summer, Seth, and Marissa think about what they'd like to do with their lives as they compile their college applications, but they run across several obstacles. Seth decides against ... See full summary »

Director:

Tate Donovan

Writers:

Josh Schwartz (created by), Cory Martin
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Gallagher ... Sandy Cohen
Kelly Rowan ... Kirsten Cohen
Ben McKenzie ... Ryan Atwood
Mischa Barton ... Marissa Cooper
Adam Brody ... Seth Cohen
Melinda Clarke ... Julie Cooper
Rachel Bilson ... Summer Roberts
Ryan Donowho ... Johnny Harper
Autumn Reeser ... Taylor Townsend
Johnny Lewis ... Dennis 'Chili' Childress
Diego Wallraff ... Mitchell Davidson
Tom Wright ... Paul Glass
Leslie Stevens ... Mrs. Rushfield
Nancy Linari ... Landlord
Kimberly Atkinson ... Neighbor
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Ryan, Summer, Seth, and Marissa think about what they'd like to do with their lives as they compile their college applications, but they run across several obstacles. Seth decides against going to Berkley in San Francisco, and decides on Brown University, but cannot bring himself to tell his father. Summer wants to attend a college in Arizona, but when she sees Seth wants to move to a college back east, she decides to attend, only to run into Taylor whom takes the sole remaining application to Brown. Ryan does not know where he might go to college, while Marissa is persuaded to attend despite knowing her bad reputation. Meanwhile, Johnny's surfing career takes an unfortunate twist when he gets hit by a moving car in a parking lot, and the doctor's diagnosis is that he may not be able to surf again to his injured left leg. Also, Julie finally reveals to Kirsten the secret about the departed Charlotte when she's finally evicted from Charlotte's townhouse and is forced to move into a ... Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 2005 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Agoura Hills, California, USA See more »

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Trivia

Episode is directed by former cast mate Tate Donovan. See more »

Goofs

When Summer asks the teacher to look up the file on Brown, she looks at her computer screen. The only program running is iTunes, so she could not have possibly checked up on the file. See more »

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California
Written by Buddy G. DeSylva, Joseph Meyer, Alex Greenwald, Darren Robinson, Jacques Brautbar, Jason Schwartzman, Sam Farrar, and Al Jolson
Performed by Phantom Planet
(Main Title Theme)
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