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    I'm In Love With The Princess Sparkle "O.C." Throwback That Rachel Bilson Just Shared

    But where's the captain??

    It's been over 10 years since The O.C. aired its final episode, but it turns out that Rachel Bilson is still hanging on to a very special prop.

    Rachel poses on a red carpet wearing a black long sleeve dress
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    In honor of #WomanCrushWednesday, Rachel decided to share a photo of Princess Sparkle, a beloved companion of her character, Summer Roberts.

    Fans immediately recognized the pink unicorn toy with the glittery turquoise tail, since it was a pretty vital part of three of the show's four seasons.

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    But Princess Sparkle's reappearance left one major question: Where is Captain Oats??

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    The toy horse was a belonging of Summer's boyfriend Seth Cohen (aka Adam Brody) and an important part of his history, since the captain was considered his first "true friend."

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    After The O.C. director Josh Schwartz questioned the plastic horse's whereabouts in the comments section, Rachel had the perfect comeback, writing, "Waiting for you to get him out of storage."

    Rachel poses with Josh at an event
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    While Princess Sparkle and Captain Oats' reunion may be a while off (and happening in a storage unit), fans are still hoping that the cast will be getting back together soon.

    Rachel and Adam pose with co-stars Ben McKenzie and Mischa Barton
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    And if you ask Rachel, she's all for a reboot of The O.C.

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    "I would be open to a reboot. It's such a fond memory for me, and I am so grateful for it," Rachel told E! News earlier this year.

    Fingers crossed that we'll be seeing the cast (and Princess Sparkle) back on our screens soon!

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