The O.C.

In “News That Will Make You Feel Old”, tonight marks the tenth anniversary of the debut of The O.C., Josh Schwartz’s indie-rock vehicle that introduced us to Ryan Atwood, Marissa Cooper, Summer Roberts, the Cohen Clan, and a whole bunch of bands nobody had ever heard of. We weren’t prepared to fall in love a decade ago, and, in that spirit, we weren’t really prepared to give a proper homage today (I’ve never been good at the whole birthday thing anyway).

Fortunately, some other people have picked up the slack, giving the show its proper due:

Finally, comedian Paul Scheer directs us to College Humor, where his two-minute recap of Season 1 lives on forever: