The Chrismukkah That Almost Wasn't with Kathleen York
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This week, Rachel Bilson and Melinda Clarke are joined by Kathleen York, who played Renee Wheeler on The OC. It’s already that time: Chrismukkah! Yet this year, it’s “The Chrismukkah That Almost Wasn't” (S2 Ep6).

Kathleen's story can be inspirational for aspiring actors; listen and hear how Kathleen found her success. She talks about a guest spot on a show she wasn’t interested in, leading to a singing appearance at the Oscars! And, she shares her experience playing a masseuse on “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” (which stars Larry David, Rachel’s celebrity crush!).

They dive into the Julie and Jimmy sex scene, making Melinda blush and “plead the Bilson.” The hosts surmise how Renee explained to Lindsay where her dad was. And, they share memories from filming those giant kitchen scenes with the entire cast in them.

Of course, this episode notes all of the Chrismukkah charm: Seth’s job wheel, the yamaclaus, and the band Guster’s "Carol of the Meows" that plays throughout!

The Chrismukkah That Almost Wasn’t Synopsis: The whole gang is invited to Chrismukkah at the Cohens' house, but Seth's favorite holiday is nearly ruined as secrets are revealed that will change the Cohen family forever. Jimmy and Julie are more than friendly and Seth, Summer, Marissa and Ryan make a plan to save Chrismukkah.

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