2x15 The Mallpisode
First Aired: Mar. 10, 2005 on FOX
Summary: Marissa begins to see the reality of living on her own, and takes a break from the housework to go to the mall with Summer, Seth, and Ryan. While waiting the arrival of Carter, the new editor for Newport Living, Julie is distracted when a man from her past resurfaces. Meanwhile, Sandy and…
Main Characters in this Episode
Caleb Nichol: Exactly what I said.
Sandy Cohen: Nothing like a good crack about a plumber.
Summer Roberts: Are you crazy? There were, like, the worst couple ever. And besides, Marissa's happy now.
Seth Cohen: Okay. And by happy you mean... you mean gay.
Summer Roberts: That's funny.
- Goof (continuity error): In the first season Jimmy Cooper says that he lives in a house full of vegetarians. Yet in "The Mallpisode" Marissa is seen eating a cheeseburger at the diner.
- At the end of the episode when Marissa asks Ryan "Who are you?" and Ryan replies with a French fry in his mouth, "Whoever you want me to be." This is a reference to the Pilot episode when Ryan is standing outside the Cohen's house and smoking a cigarette and they exchanged the same words.
- This is the only episode of the series that did not contain a "Previously" montage at the beginning of the episode.