The New Era with Shannon Lucio
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Rachel Bilson and Melinda Clarke catch up with Shannon Lucio, who played Lindsay Gardner on The OC, and discuss the episode where we meet her character,” The New Era” (S2 Ep4). Both hosts are in awe of Shannon’s latest project, “Sissy,” a short film based on her unbelievable real-life experience and relationship with her developmentally disabled sister. Find out the story of Shannon getting cast on The OC, which she said was “the biggest celebration for receiving a role I ever had!”

Learn which scene Shannon was most nervous to shoot, and hear Melinda’s memories from the Julie and Jimmy lobster roll scene. They’re talking “group hangs,” Julie Cooper as CEO, and the storyline Rachel wasn’t so happy about! And who can forget “Duckie!,” The Killer’s performance, the U2 song that debuted on this episode, and Marissa’s infamous beret?

The New Era Synopsis: It’s a new era! Seth is ready (or so he says) for a new girlfriend. Ryan claims he’s not dating. Marissa too. Sandy and Caleb are working together on his case, yet Caleb is giving Sandy the runaround. Seth and Ryan go on a group hang with Lindsay and Alex to The Killers concert at the Bait Shop but they find they’re both with the wrong girl. Julie proves to Kirsten that she can help the Newport Group succeed, she just has to do it the Julie Cooper way, which involves a party and lots of cocktails.

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