Fans are outraged that Mischa Barton spoiled the ending of the season finale of the OC. While many are upset that Barton let on that she was going to die before the show aired in an Access Hollywood interview, that’s not why she really spoiled the ending.
Everything was going so well: they graduated, Summer and Cohen were staying together no matter what, the guy who looks disproportionately older than the other cast-members reunited with his mom long enough to get a car. And none of the parents were breaking wine glasses in an alcoholic, sudo-sexual rage. On top of everything, there was a big pool party with chicken fights!! Things were finally perfect on a series riddled with tragedy thick enough to institutionalize all of it’s characters. So why did Mischa have to ruin it by dying in a car crash? Can’t they just have one episode where everything is pleasant? Please, for the sake of
Benjamin McKenzie’s the old guy’s heart.