It gave us Chrismukkah and Death Cab for Cutie.
It featured Ben McKenzie in a wifebeater and Peter Gallagher as the schmearing champion of the world..
It introduced us to Seth Cohen as a nerd for the ages and Olivia Wide as a lesbian.
Yes, The OC debuted 10 years ago today, lasting four seasons, hilariously killing off a hated main character and begetting such teenage dramas as Gossip Girl, 90210 and, really, everything on The CW.
As we look back on the series that was, reliving its best moments (Julie sleeps with Luke) and best quotes (Ewwww!), we ask THGers to sound off with their greatest memories.
And to name their favorite OC character. Who was it?