Before The Big Bang Theory and the new wave of “Geek Chic,” there was another comic-book reading, indie-music-loving, adorable nerd who lived in Newport Beach. Seth Cohen brought sarcasm, humor and hilarious one-liners to the hit show The O.C. during its four season run. Adam Brody was rumored to have improvised many of his lines and whether scripted or off the cuff, he definitely had audiences in stitches every single episode. Here are 18 of Seth Cohen’s more memorable quotes from the show’s first season.
18. Episode 9 – The Heights
“Every year, some big water polo player ends up peeing in one of my shoes, but…Nah, I’m just kidding. They pee in both.”
17. Episode 5 – The Outsider
“Because we all know you get a lot of mileage out of a tank top.”
16. Episode 1 – Pilot
“Hey! Do you wanna play Grand Theft Auto? It’s pretty cool. You can, like, steal cars and… Not that that’s cool. Or uncool.”