The sunny, aspirational drama made us wish we were part of a world where the main problems were what to wear for cotillion or what love triangle you were involved in that week.
While we're still hoping to find out what happened to Ryan, Seth and co someday, we can at the very least see what the large cast has been up to since, and who has benefited the most from their time in Orange County. She has had various legal and health issues in the years following her character's death, but she has continued to act in a large amount of independent movies and one-off TV episodes, but nothing that you'll remember (except maybe a cameo in After having the recurring role of Seth AND Marissa's girlfriend Alex in season two, Olivia has gone to big success on both the big and small screens.
In September 2009 Rachel appeared as a celebrity guest judge in the third episode of Project Runway (season 6).
"I do some stuff but she definitely does the heavy lifting (figuratively)," he said of his wife.
Both were bundled up in black puffa jackets on the chilly streets of NYC for the smooch - with Adam Brody flashing his wedding band.