The Telenovela with Wilson Bethel
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Ay, dios mio -- it’s the Telenovela! Rachel and Melinda discuss “The Telenovela,” (S1 Ep20) with Wilson Bethel, whose very first acting role was playing Brad the Water Polo Player on this episode! 

Wilson shares why he got humiliated on the set of The OC, the line in this episode he called “his most shameful,” and the time he passed a cocktail weenie to Josh Schwartz.

Rachel and Wilson went on to co-star in “Hart of Dixie,” so there’s some crossover this episode as they discuss similarities between the two shows, Rachel’s role as Dr. Zoe Hart, and the ultimate prank she played on Wilson on the set of that show.

The Telenovela Synopsis: Can’t we be friends? Ryan and Marissa give it a try but it’s certainly awkward. Things take another turn when Ryan's former flame, Theresa Diaz, shows up in Newport to work as a waitress for a special gathering and wants to try to reconcile with him. Meanwhile, Julie and Luke begin having a passionate affair behind everyone's backs, while Seth has to fight for Summer to publicly recognize their relationship.

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