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If you watched either of these teen dramas, which premiered in 2003, you might recall the constant torment of deciding whether you were team Marisa and Ryan or team Luke and Payton.

One Tree Hill VS The O.C.

High schoolers, love triangles, condescending parents, and pills are all staples of both shows. There may be a resemblance between these plots and…

One Tree Hill VS The O.C.

I can’t stop re-watching these shows even after they’ve been on the air for over a decade. Now, what were your tv craving?

1. They both had top lead hotties everyone wanted to date with a bad boy husky side…

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THE OC– Ryan Atwood, aka Ben Mckenzie
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Chad Michael Murray, aka Lucas Scott – ONE TREE HILL

2. Not to mention the geeks we love!

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Adam Brody is playing the awesome Seth Cohan. – THE OC
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Haley James (Scott), aka Bethany Joy Lenz.- ONE TREE HILL

3. Shocking deaths that left us speechless.

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Mischa Barton playing Marisa Cooper, dies in a car accident. – THE OC

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In the school, Dan Scott shoots his brother Keith Scott.

4. Gun dramas!

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Luke is at a house party when a friend of Ryan pulls a gun out… what happens next is a shock!

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Chase’s ex-wife passed away, and an imposter looking like her decision to make his life hard without her in it…

5. Fashion inspiration divas

THE OC

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These two OC girls love high-class shopping and fashion shows.

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Brooke started her fashion label at high school, which boosted her creative career of “Clothes Over Bro”.

6. Unexpected couples (Which we LOVE)

THE OC

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Taylor and Ryan, she’s had her eye on him since day one, the season. 7. They officially get it on!

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Hayley and Nathan starting off tutoring the joke innocent Hayley doesn’t want to betray her trust in best friend, Lucas Scott. But teaching turned into tingles.

7. The evil parent

THE OC

Marissa’s mother, Julie Cooper Nichol. Wanting what’s best for her daughter but is also a self-centered upper-class lady with her eye on money and spas.

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Dan Scott having basketball on his mind impregnating two women and selfish. He is the top of the evil parents.

8. There is always a bar/club where they all gather for more drama.

THE OC

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The bait shop, where all the bands such as, The Roonies, Death Cab for Cutie and much more…

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Welcome to Tric, a club venue that was started with Karen (Scott’s mother) and Peyton, to bring new talent and up-and-coming talent to Tree Hill.

9. The cheating scandals

THE OC

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Julie is married to Caleb but starts an affair with her ex-husband.

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Brooke and Scott were dating (which we loved!).. Until he went behind her back and had a moment of ongoing feelings for Peyton and things got heated…

10. The lying friend… (Stalker)

THE OC

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Marisa met Oliver Trask in therapy; clearly, meeting someone in the situation didn’t work out too well… he ended up falling deeply for her. affecting Marisa’s friendships and relationship with Ryan.

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Derk, Peyton’s (thought brother), turned out to be a stalker who watched her YouTube channel.

11. The secret sibling dramas

THE OC

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Lindsay Wheeler Gardner is the half-sister of Kirsten Cohen and Hailey Nichol and the love child of Caleb Nichol from an affair with his secretary, Renee Wheeler. She began a romantic relationship with Ryan Atwood before the truth was revealed. She also once went on a date with her soon-to-be half-nephew, Seth Cohen.

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Peytons real brother after the whole Deryk situation, Derek Sommers was a US Marine and the half-brother of Peyton Sawyer. He helped her overcome her feelings regarding her attack by Iain Banks, who posed as him in order to gain her trust. He eventually forced Peyton to deal with her problems and the two formed a close relationship despite his sudden departure when his duties as a marine called him away from Tree Hill.

12. Going off the rails

THE OC

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From stealing, skipping school, anti-social drinking and overdose… need i say more. First, Marissa’s father, Jimmy Cooper, was caught committing fraud and eventually went bankrupt. Later, Marissa discovered that her boyfriend, Luke Ward, was cheating on her. During this time, she began to abuse drugs and alcohol and collapsed while she, Summer Roberts, Ryan and Seth Cohen were on a trip to Tijuana.

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Nathan was at the top of his game with basketball and massive contracts. Until he got into a fight which involved him being flung out through a window, making him wheelchair-bound.

13. The fame game, rising stars and talent troubles.

THE OC

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Seth Cohan’s career begins with his comic books and publishers.

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Halo – Hayley James Scott

Haley decides to follow her dreams and leaves on tour with Chris, leaving Nathan behind.her first priority is always her family. She did, however, have her own dreams to follow and wanted to pursue her music interests, but found it difficult to balance being a mother to her children and following her dreams, as well as her husband’s life and constantly changing careers and moving.

14. Unexpected pregnancies

THE OC

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Ryan went back to Chino because he wanted to make sure the baby was raised in a normal family. Ryan worked construction and lived with Theresa in Chino as they prepared for the baby, but Theresa felt something amiss.

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Hayley and Scott have a baby! Haley finds out that Nathan has been accepted into Duke as Haley reveals that she is pregnant.

15. The hot romantic kiss scenes

THE OC

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New Year and Marisa is at Oliver’s penthouse, having had an argument with Marisa, Ryan decides to not attend, till something changes his mind with the romantic countdown…

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Lucas realizes Peyton is the one… 16. Always one ditzy girl with an attitude we just love though!

THE OC

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17. The randomly funny character that pops up now and again

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Che… AKA Chris Pratt playing the funny hippie college student.ONE TREE HILL

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Good old Skills, his laughable lines and chilled times.

18. There is always a rabbit!

THE OC

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Meet Pancakes The Bunny Summer saved from the science lab.

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19. Super heartbreaking moments that makes us think about our love life…

THE OC

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Seth displays his love for summer.

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Brooke and Lucas.

20. Always that spoiled slutty sister.

THE OC

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22. Artist decorating/ painting…

THE OC

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23. Band prompting

THE OC

Death Cab For Cutie

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24. Lots of catfights

The OC

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25. Lots of boy fights

THE OC

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26. Always some sort of symbol toy….or accessory

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27. Always the really nice single parent

THE OC

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Summer and her Dad Dr Roberts.

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Karen Lucas Scotts mother, raised as a single mum.

28. Friends always move in together

THE OC

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30. Someone always leaves….

THE OC

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31. Always some girl boxing

THE OC

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32. Always a road trip

THE OC

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34. Always a mega shocking gone too soon funeral

THE OC

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Caleb dies of a heart attack.

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Quinten dies from a gunshot.

35. The stunning girl partners

THE OC

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Marisa and Alex

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36. They both love their tequila

THE OC

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Marisa on a bender in Mexico

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Always the Tequila!

So there you have it! What are your thoughts?

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