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'The O.C.'

Privilege + corruption = happy viewers. When Ryan Atwood, the bad boy from the wrong side of the tracks, moved in with Seth Cohen's perfect family, it was obvious that trouble was a-brewing. During its four-season run, you could always count on "The O.C." for very pretty people, a chuckle or two, and a wayward tear. Despite the constant mayhem, Sandy Cohen (as played by Peter Gallagher's eyebrows) always managed to hold the family together.
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