The Countdown with Norman Buckley
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Rachel, Melinda, and their guest, Editor and Director on The OC, Norman Buckley, discuss “The Countdown” (S1 Ep14).

The hosts and Norman share their thoughts on the unexpected thing that makes a great actor, the unique use of music throughout The OC, and some of the challenges of filming television. They also share behind-the-scenes stories of Norman’s first time editing and directing, where the overhead shot of the famous hotel scene is really from, and the word that the network would not let in the script!

The Countdown Synopsis: New Year's Eve looms and Ryan blows it when Marissa says those 3 little words and he can’t say it back. She heads to Oliver’s penthouse for a New Years Eve party and when Ryan realizes he should go too, he gets locked in the pool house thanks to Seth’s Aunt Hailey, who came to town… and then used the Cohen’s house to throw an out-of-control party. Sandy and Kirsten accidentally attend a swingers party and contemplate staying. 

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