* Ryan standing for Seth in the pilot.
-->'''Luke''': Welcome to the O.C., bitch!
* Ryan punching Luke in the diner.
-->'''Ryan''': Y'know what I like about rich kids? * decks Luke* Nothin'.
* Sandy confronting Dean Hess, and threatening to reveal evidence proving that he's been having an affair with a student (without having any). Hess, who's been a smug snake, loses his cool and although it's clear he's enraged when told to let Ryan back in, it's clear that there isn't a goddamned thing he can do about it.
* When Kaitlin discovers Dr. Roberts is cheating on her mother what does she do? She manages to get him kicked out of his own house.