Season 3 Episodes

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The Graduates

Season 3, Episode 25 - Air Date: 5/18/2006
It is graduation day for Ryan, Seth, Summer, and Marissa at Harbor High School. After graduation they all went out to eat and celebrate their graduation.
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The Man of the Year

Season 3, Episode 24 - Air Date: 5/4/2006
Ryan and Volchok make a deal after a fallout at prom. Sandy is chosen as Man of the Year, but this sparks the DA to dig deeper into his involvement with the hospital problems.
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The Party Favor

Season 3, Episode 23 - Air Date: 4/27/2006
Harbor School's Senior Prom brings out the best and the worst in everyone. Taylor hits a high at prom, while Summer falls flat with her surprising prom date.
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The College Try

Season 3, Episode 22 - Air Date: 4/20/2006
Graduation is just weeks away and Ryan, Seth, Summer and Marissa leave Newport to attend their respective pre-frosh orientations at UC Berkeley and Brown.
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The Dawn Patrol

Season 3, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/13/2006
Ryan decides to go and invite his mother to his graduation party. Taylor and Summer work together to try and find out what Seth is hiding, but Summer ends up getting hurt.
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The Day After Tomorrow

Season 3, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/6/2006
When college acceptance and rejection letters are received the kids must consider what path they are going to follow.
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The Secrets and Lies

Season 3, Episode 19 - Air Date: 3/30/2006
Julie and Dr. Roberts announce their engagement and the Cooper ladies move in with Summer and her dad.
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The Undertow

Season 3, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/23/2006
When an old friend returns to Newport, Ryan decides to help her, which causes problems for him and Sadie.
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The Journey

Season 3, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/16/2006
Ryan thinks about not inviting Marissa to his 18th birthday after their falling out but Sandy tries to get him to invite a relative.
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The Road Warrior

Season 3, Episode 16 - Air Date: 3/9/2006
When Ryan and Sadie go on a road trip to search for one of Johnny's relatives they end up in Ryan's old neighborhood in Chino, which brings the two closer together.
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The Heavy Lifting

Season 3, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/9/2006
Kaitlin prepares herself to head back to school. Ryan has doubts about his relationship with Marissa after helping out Sadie.
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The Cliffhanger

Season 3, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/2/2006
Sandy and Matt's hospital project hits a roadblock. Kirsten and Julie run into troubles of their own with their matchmaking business.
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The Pot Stirrer

Season 3, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/26/2006
Kaitlin starts going out with Johnny with the sole motive of making Marissa jealous. Seth starts getting nostalgic as he prepares for his Brown interview.
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The Sister Act

Season 3, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/19/2006
It's winter break and Kaitlin Cooper has returned home from her Montecito boarding school.
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The Safe Harbor

Season 3, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/12/2006
Ryan, Seth and Summer launch a campaign to get Marissa back into Harbour. With the help of Dr. Kim they get the board of trustees to hear the case will Marissa be permitted to return for her final semester?
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The Chrismukkah Bar Mitz-vahkkah

Season 3, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/15/2005
Chrismukkah has returned to the Cohen house and Seth suggests to have a Bar Mitzvah to Ryan to raise money for Johnny's knee surgery after his accident but Ryan then pulls out after seeing Johnny and Marissa get to close.
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The Disconnect

Season 3, Episode 9 - Air Date: 12/8/2005
Marissa visits Johnny at his house after his accident to see how he is doing. Julie and Kirsten get a contract for their new catering business while Sandy, Ryan and Matt meet with investors.
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The Game Plan

Season 3, Episode 8 - Air Date: 12/1/2005
Ryan, Summer, Seth, and Marissa think about what they'd like to do with their lives as they compile their college applications, but they run across several obstacles; Johnny's surfing career takes an unfortunate twist; a revealed secret complicates Julie's friendship with Kirsten.
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The Anger Management

Season 3, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/17/2005
When the gang heads to The Bait Shop to see The Subways, Taylor's horsing around causes a major rift between Seth and Summer.
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The Swells

Season 3, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/10/2005
Marissa discovers something in Johnny that Ryan lacks and Charlotte convinces Julie and Kirsten to throw a charity event.
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The Perfect Storm

Season 3, Episode 5 - Air Date: 11/3/2005
Ryan decides to make a life-changing decision that Sandy reluctantly supports; Marissa looks to her new friends to help with her latest crisis with Ryan; Summer and Seth go on a mission to reveal a secret between Taylor and Dean Hess; Charlotte makes Julie an offer that she can't refuse.
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The Last Waltz

Season 3, Episode 4 - Air Date: 9/29/2005
Marissa struggles with attending a public high school, and her new friends make Ryan jealous; Charlotte's ruse is up when she learns that Kirsten did not inherit any money from Caleb; Julie's mansion is repossessed, leaving her with nothing; Taylor's power play dethrones Summer as commitee chairman, who then learns an interesting secret about her and Dean Hess.
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The End of Innocence

Season 3, Episode 3 - Air Date: 9/22/2005
Jimmy must make once more the difficult decision to leave or stay with his family; Kirsten returns to the Cohen household while Charlotte has to leave her house; Marissa and Ryan face a possible separation; Taylor lords over the school musical and makes Summer and Seth her stooges.
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The Shape of Things to Come

Season 3, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/15/2005
Social Chair Marissa tries to plan this year’s carnival but is having much difficulty due to a little pest named Taylor.
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The Aftermath

Season 3, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/8/2005
In the season three opener, we start off with senior year starting in a few days. It has been a couple of months since the shooting.