When his mother disappears and faced with the prospect of life in a group home, Ryan decides to run away from Newport, but Seth and Marissa convince him to stay and hide in a vacant building project. Meanwhile, Jimmy discusses his recent financial woes with Kirsten, and she offers a solution. After the jealous Luke witnesses a close encounter between Marissa and Ryan, he confronts Ryan and a fight breaks loose in the house where their quarrel accidentally starts a fire. Ryan nearly dies in the flames, until surprisingly Luke returns and saves Ryan's life, which unfortunately reveals Ryan's continuing presence in Newport leading to both him and Luke getting arrested for arson.
Did You Know?
During the filming of the Ryan/Luke fight scene in the model home 'Benjamin McKenzie' was supposed to fake trip, but he actually tripped and ended up falling through a real window. Luckily, because of the leather jacket Ben was wearing for the scene, he was unhurt by the broken glass. See more
Jimmy says 1986 instead of 1988, due to an overdub. This was most likely changed due to the age of Marissa and 1986 lines up properly to Julie being pregnant with Marissa. Even though the ages of the characters are an ongoing continuity error. See more
Still hasn't called you back, huh? Well, he was in lockup. Maybe he's into dudes now.
Spoofs Rebel Without a Cause
Brand New Jones
Written by Robin Thicke
Performed by Robin Thicke
(as Thicke) See more