The O.C. Dawn Patrol
"The Dawn Patrol" Synopsis :: Ryan leaves Newport to visit his mom in Albuquerque so he can invite her to his graduation but but before they meet he has a steamy encounter with his mom’s coworker. Back in Newport, Seth is still keeping secrets and Taylor and Summer devise a fool-proof plan to figure out what’s going on with him. Their plan backfires and Summer is left devastated. Julie Cooper pays Volchok a surprise visit and gives him some stern advice. Then Marissa confronts Volchok’s friends and helps a girl get out of an intense situation at a raging party. Meanwhile, Sandy puts an end to the trouble with Matt but leaves Kirsten at home alone.
Above is Seth (Adam Brody) walking into the student lounge to find Summer’s (Rachel Bilson) surprise kissing booth. Summer tries to get Seth’s attention during class but both get stuck in detention together (pictured after the jump). The O.C. episode "The Dawn Patrol" airs Thursday, April 13 (9PM ET/PT) on FOX. More pictures in the gallery!