Episodes
Rachel and Melinda discuss "The Escape" (S1 Ep7) with guest, Matt Ramsey, editor of this episode (plus many more) of The OC.  Find out which cast member giggled the most, what advice Ben McKenzie gave to Rachel that she still remembers, and Matt Ramsey's critique of how he edited this episode. The Escape Synopsis: The crew heads to Tijuana for a summer-end trip where things take a dramatic turn. Jimmy finally tells Marissa he’s moving out. Sandy accepts a new job. Leave the OC, Bitches a...
Published 06/08/21
Rachel and Melinda discuss "The Girlfriend" (S1 Ep6) with guest, Deb Fisher,  a writer on The OC. A must-listen for any aspiring TV writer, Deb shares what it was like being a young writer on The OC. On set crushes are revealed, Rachel shares the moment her feelings toward Adam Brody changed, and the hosts answers a fan question about fashion. BONUS footage from a recent recording where Rachel and Melinda address the Mischa Barton E! interview. The Girlfriend Synopsis: Kirsten’s dad, Caleb,...
Published 06/01/21
Rachel and Melinda discuss "The Outsider" (S1 Ep5) with guest Tate Donovan, who played Jimmy Cooper on The OC.  Tate shares the best line he ever heard from an actress (hint: that actress is one of the hosts), his own memories from Camp Gallagher, and why he wants Rachel and Melinda to try directing.  The Outsider Synopsis: Ryan accompanies Seth to a party in a rough neighborhood. Ryan again must save him after Seth invites the same people to a party in Newport. Luke is shot. Broke Jimmy...
Published 05/25/21
Rachel and Melinda discuss “The Debut” (S1 Ep 4), as well as reminisce about SWAG, dogs on set, and hair and make-up! Listen to hear Rachel’s all-time celebrity crush, find out which 90’s sitcom Melinda appeared on, and watch the hosts go head-to-head in some OC trivia, featuring questions about the show and the hosts themselves.  Leave the OC, Bitches a message: https://www.speakpipe.com/ocbitches Please support our sponsors: Get your next delicious bowl of guilt-free cereal at...
Published 05/18/21
Rachel and Melinda discuss "The Gamble" (S1 Ep3) with guest, Peter Gallagher, who played Sandy Cohen on The OC. Peter shares his unique audition story. They all comment on their bronzed looks. Find out about Camp Gallagher, a weekend they'll never forget! The Gamble Synopsis: Sandy comes to Ryan's rescue once again. Kirsten decides to invite Dawn to an elite Vegas Night, but she gets lost in the sauce, disappointing Ryan. Dawn believes Ryan is better off with the Cohens, leaving him with...
Published 05/11/21
Rachel and Melinda discuss "The Model Home" (S1 Ep2) with guest, The OC Casting Director, Patrick Rush. Find out which was the most difficult role to cast, the hosts' best lines from "The Model Home", and what fashion trend Patrick blames Mischa for! The Model Home Synopsis: When Ryan finds out he is being shipped off to foster care, he tries to run away. Seth and Marissa team up and convince him to hide out in an abandoned model home of Kirsten’s. Once again, Luke and Ryan clash, punches...
Published 05/04/21
Rachel and Melinda break down the pilot episode with guest, The OC Creator & Executive Producer, Josh Schwartz. Find out what song from the show Josh can't stand to listen to anymore, the scene that almost wasn't, and how these two guest stars became series regulars! Pilot Synopsis: Troubled teen Ryan Atwood is arrested for stealing a car and meets public defender Sandy Cohen, who instantly takes an interest in the boy. After Ryan’s mom kicks him out, Sandy brings Ryan home with him,...
Published 04/27/21
Published 03/18/21
Join the original OC bitches, friends, and co-stars, Rachel Bilson and Melinda Clarke, for a trip back to the early 2000s. Zip up your Juicy Couture tracksuits and grab a seat by the pool while they deliver the ultimate OC-rewatch podcast. Each week they'll take you back to a particular episode, share behind-the-scenes scoop, and interview guests who were part of the OC experience. Superfans rejoice: Rachel and Melinda will even invite you to join in on this juicy action!   See...
Published 03/18/21