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    Posted on Jan 20, 2014

    A Definitive Ranking Of 45 Characters From The "O.C."

    Who's number one? Whoever you want it to be.

    45. Rebecca Bloom

    Via oc.wikia.com

    You DO NOT try to break up Sandy and Kirsten Cohen.

    44. Will

    Via dvdsea.com

    LOL Chris Brown as a band geek.

    43. Charlotte Morgan

    Via tvguide.com

    Remember when she met Kirsten in rehab and then tried to con her? But then Julie Cooper saved the day and ran Charlotte out of town because Julie is the HBIC of the OC?

    42. Johnny Harper

    Via joshschwartzfans.wordpress.com

    Way to mess things up between Marissa and Ryan, dude. RIP

    41. Veronica Townsend

    Via oc.wikia.com

    We all wondered why Taylor was so insane until we met this demon woman.

    40. Carter Buckley

    Via tvmegasite.net

    UGH CARTER. We all knew what you were doing when you took Kirsten to a wine tasting, got her drunk, and then tried to stay in the SAME hotel room because you guys couldn't drive home.

    39. Young Kaitlin Cooper

    Via fanpop.com

    Hey, it's Shailene Woodley! Little Kaitlin was kind of boring, which is probably why her parents shipped her off to boarding school.

    38. Dean Hess

    Via fanforum.com

    It was SO satisfying when Ryan punched him.

    37. Casey

    Via fanpop.com

    Can you REALLY blame someone for cheating on wimpy Johnny with Volchok?

    36. Brad and Eric Ward

    Via tvfanatic.com

    Luke's twin bros/Kaitlin's BFFs were the breakout stars of the final season even though they shaved their chests.

    35. Matt Ramsey

    Via fabriziomuscio.it

    NO. You DO NOT get to mess with Sandy Cohen's conscience.

    34. Oliver Trask

    Via t-h-e-o-c.tumblr.com

    Can we just talk about how Oliver made up a girlfriend, physically tried to hurt Ryan, and lied about taking a bunch of pills? AND HOW MARISSA BELIEVED ALL OF IT???

    33. Jess Sathers

    Via oc.wikia.com

    Way to make everything terrible for everyone.

    32. Zach Stevens

    Via tvguide.com

    Let's be real. Zach was just a placeholder for Seth. We knew it, Summer knew it, even Zach knew it.

    31. Trey Atwood

    Via foooooooooooooo.tumblr.com

    I can't decide if he ruined Ryan's life or saved it by making him steal that car.

    30. Chili

    Via dailymail.co.uk

    Public school Seth just wasn't the same.

    29. Teenage Kaitlin Cooper

    Via the-oc-love.tumblr.com

    Okay, I don't know which boarding school she went too, but Kaitlin left Newport as a boring little girl and came back a QUEEN.

    28. Dr. Kim

    Via hotflick.net

    A true princiPAL.

    27. Dr. Roberts

    Via fanpop.com

    His choice in women was...questionable, and he hated Seth when he first met him. He would have been ranked dead last if it wasn't for the fact that he produced Summer, one of the most amazing humans ever.

    26. Theresa Diaz

    Via t-h-e-o-c.tumblr.com

    She was totally jealous of Ryan's new life and eventually LIED TO HIM ABOUT LOSING THE BABY.

    25. Taryn Baker

    Via t-h-e-o-c.tumblr.com

    Taryn was the best Newpsie in Newport.

    24. Lindsay Gardner

    Via taylortownsend.tumblr.com

    She ended up being Caleb's daughter, which meant she was kind of Ryan's aunt, which meant things got way too weird. BUT she did make Ryan apply himself and get good at school, so great job.

    23. Frank Atwood

    Via turbinefashion.tumblr.com

    Okay so he used to be a deadbeat, but Frank ended up becoming a pretty nice guy. It was weird when he dated Julie though, right? The Cooper women must have put some witchy spell on the Atwood Men.

    22. DJ

    Via fanpop.com

    I think Summer described him perfectly when she said DJ was "a hot, hot yard guy, who was hot."

    21. Gordon Bullit

    Via derok.net

    BANG!

    20. Young Sandy Cohen

    Via dazedhq.wordpress.com

    It's Schmidt, you guys!

    19. Holly Fischer

    Via fanpop.com

    The reason Marissa ODed in Tijuana, but I always wanted a friend like Holly who would invite me to drunken ragers at her beach house.

    18. Dawn Atwood

    Via hotflick.net

    Sometimes I loved her and sometimes I just couldn't deal.

    17. Caleb Nichol

    Via tvsubs.tumblr.com

    He loses points for being a huge meanie and also for becoming Charles Widmore.

    16. Hailey Nichol

    Via en.wikipedia.org

    GET A JOB, ALREADY.

    15. Anna Stern

    Via its-a-teenagewasteland.tumblr.com

    Seth couldn't deal with dating the lady version of himself, and to be honest, she was probably way too cool for Newport anyway.

    14. Jimmy Cooper

    Via screened.com

    He really tried to be a good dad but went about it in all of the wrong ways. Running away isn't a good parenting technique.

    13. Volchok

    Via queen-0f-candyland.tumblr.com

    He turned Marissa into Courtney Love and then KILLED HER (but he was sooo hot omg).

    12. Alex Kelly

    Via sadnessandmemories.tumblr.com

    Olivia Wilde! These scenes are how most of us convinced our boyfriends to watch the show.

    11. Marissa Cooper

    Via sadnessandmemories.tumblr.com

    No, Marissa, you were NEVER emotionally stable.

    10. Che

    Via annabiotics.tumblr.com

    Chris Pratt was GOLD on this show.

    9. The Nana

    Via tvmegasite.net

    The Nana struck fear into the hearts of the Cohen family, but I always thought she was the coolest old lady.

    8. Luke Ward

    Via taylortownsend.tumblr.com

    He went from a school bully to an outcast who loved hanging with Seth. Is anyone else curious about what Luke's life is like in Portland right now??

    7. Ryan Atwood

    Via thehourhascome.tumblr.com

    Look, I know he's the main character of the entire show, but he was from CHINO and also could be kind of boring at times.

    6. Kirsten Cohen

    Via pintasdajoaninha.wordpress.com

    I would be happy if I ended up being 1/1000th as classy as Kirsten.

    5. Julie Cooper

    Via patchthatqueenbitch.tumblr.com

    In the first season we ALL hated Julie. She was a superficial, gold digging mom. BUT tell me you didn't cry when she got a diploma in the final episode and didn't want a man to support her anyone. #TeamJulie

    4. Taylor Townsend

    Via lizzieolsens.tumblr.com

    I know a lot of people won't agree with me here, but 98% of us would never be as cool as Summer and Marissa if we lived in Newport, and we'd probably end up being more like Taylor.

    3. Summer Roberts

    Via lizzieolsens.tumblr.com

    O.C. queen.

    2. Seth Cohen

    Via weheartit.com

    Yes, Ryan was probably supposed to be the show's heartthrob. But I will take wit and sweaters over a wife beater/wrist cuff ANY DAY OF THE WEEK.

    1. Sandy Cohen

    Via the-oc-love.tumblr.com

    BEST TV DAD EVER. PLEASE GIVE ME GUIDANCE.

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