Hailey (Amanda Righetti) is left in the lurch when her father, Caleb (Alan Dale), returns from Europe and cuts off her cash supply. Sandy (Peter Gallagher) and Jimmy (Tate Donovan) go into business together, intent upon taking over Newport's popular Lighthouse restaurant. A spiteful Summer (Rachel Bilson) comes between Anna (Samaire Armstrong) and Seth (Adam Brody) during a "special moment." The sullen Luke (Chris Carmack) reaches out to another unlucky-in-love O.C.er. And Oliver (Taylor Handley) once again proves to be the fly in the ointment.