The BEST episodes of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County

Every episode of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County!

It's one of the wealthiest, most beautiful beachside communities in the world and MTV has unlimited access to the tight-knit power clique of eight rich, beautiful teenagers that live there. Their lives intertwine in ways you won't believe, until you drop in for a visit. Laguna Beach is paradise--a little slice of heaven on earth--why would anyone want to leave? The answer will come as you watch the best friends share experiences through parties, relationships, love and small town injustice. This is where the angst and the tumultuous affairs are the stuff of prime time drama, except this is all REAL. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Welcome to paradise, otherwise known as Laguna Beach, California

Last Updated: 5/20/2023Network:MTV
Winter Formal
39 votes

#1 - Winter Formal

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/22/2005

The Winter Formal comes up, what means a lot of dates, trouble and drama for everyone. Especially for the couples already struggling the burden might be too high.

One Last Wave
3 votes

#2 - One Last Wave

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 11/14/2005

Things come to an end! Everyone leaves, couples and friends say a final goodbye. Laguna Beach would be what it is, when there wouldn't be a big surprise to the end.

Only in Cabo
3 votes

#3 - Only in Cabo

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/1/2006

It's Spring Break and people try to hook up again. New couples get together and old ones try it again, but will they remember after Spring Break?

7 votes

#4 - Dunzo

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/14/2004

The year is over. The parties are over as well as the life with the parents. Lauren and Stephen go to San Francisco, but what will wait there for them? Kirstin and Stephen have to face the moment of truth, especially when the very last bonfire is over as well.

The Three Day Rule
4 votes

#5 - The Three Day Rule

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/25/2006

More couples struggle with their relationships. Some try to move on in other directions and some people have to listen to the words "lets just be friends".

See You In A Decade
2 votes

#6 - See You In A Decade

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 11/15/2006

It's graduation day in Laguna Beach. Some prepare to leave other have to stay. Enough for broken hearts and much more drama.

Don't Hate the Game
5 votes

#7 - Don't Hate the Game

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/3/2005

It's party time in Laguna Beach and once again Kirstin in the middle of everything. Also in San Francisco things start to heat up.

A Black & White Affair
59 votes

#8 - A Black & White Affair

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/28/2004

Welcome to Laguna Beach and the life of eight high school friends who were born and raised in this beautiful seaside town. As the senior girls prepare for one of their infamous hotel parties, Stephen is torn by his attraction to two girls, Kristin and LC. After Kristin confronts him about his night with LC, sparks fly as they all attend the Black & White party.

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Eighteen Candles
16 votes

#9 - Eighteen Candles

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/19/2004

When Morgan throws Christina an 18th-birthday bash, she cuts LC and Lo from the guest list, so bumping into them the next day at the nail salon was sweet irony. Christina and Morgan then head to NYC for their spring break trip. While Morgan soaks in the big city fashion, Christina is challenged by the audition of a lifetime.

Graduation Day
44 votes

#10 - Graduation Day

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/30/2004

Graduation day is here and the seniors spend time with their families getting ready for the big event. Through a Senior Video Project, the seniors reveal their personal thoughts on graduation, senior year, and life after Laguna.

The Last Dance
45 votes

#11 - The Last Dance

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/9/2004

It's prom time, and while everyone is caught up with who's going with whom, which pair of Charles David shoes look best with their dress, and how to fit everyone in the stretch Hummer limo, Kristin's biggest concern is a drama-free night with Stephen. She's confident it will be… as long as LC keeps her distance.

Since You Been Gone
42 votes

#12 - Since You Been Gone

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/25/2005

It's Christmas break and everyone returns home for a few days. Some people have an uncomfortable meeting. Some try to revive to good old past, especially with a big party.

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The Bonfire
49 votes

#13 - The Bonfire

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/5/2004

A double-date dinner turns from bad to worse when Stephen gets jealous about phone calls Kristin is receiving from another guy. LC and Lo drop in on Trey's AYA (Active Young America) Open Mic Night, and the whole gang gathers for a bonfire on the beach where things heat up between LC, Stephen and Kristin.

Fast Cars & Fast Women
46 votes

#14 - Fast Cars & Fast Women

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/12/2004

When LC, Stephen and Trey check out a designer fashion show in LA, LC watches Stephen's attention turn from fashion to fashion models. Meanwhile in Laguna, Kristin, Alex, and Sam, a junior hottie, go look at expensive cars, but Kristin's day of joyriding comes to a surprisingly abrupt halt, causing a nightmare no one expected.

I Saw You Kiss Her
33 votes

#15 - I Saw You Kiss Her

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/31/2005

The Laguna Beach kids organize a benefit party, to help local victims of a landslide. But even there, the drama strikes hard, very hard.

The First To Go
41 votes

#16 - The First To Go

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/7/2004

Free from school, the gang lives up their last summer together, but when they gather for a final barbeque at Trey's house, the reality of leaving Laguna and each other starts to sink in.

Grin & Bear It
42 votes

#17 - Grin & Bear It

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/16/2004

The seniors charter a yacht to Catalina, but Lo skips out, leaving LC without a buddy to survive camping, kayaking, and Stephen and Kristin's incessant cuddling. Back in Laguna, Christina gives her first performance since the New York audition, from her father's renowned Crystal Cathedral.

I Hate Valentine's Day
35 votes

#18 - I Hate Valentine's Day

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/29/2005

Valentine's Day is coming up and nobody wants to be alone. Some present a new loved one, while others have to face the truth. But not everyone spends the day as planned.

It's Hard to Say Goodbye
39 votes

#19 - It's Hard to Say Goodbye

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/8/2005

It's LC and Kristin's birthday and they want to party! While LC, Dieter, Stephen and Kaitlyn party in Mexico; while in Laguna Jessica and Alex H. are planning Kristin's birthday party, without Taylor. Of course the drama isn't far away.

The Best Part of Breaking Up...
44 votes

#20 - The Best Part of Breaking Up...

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/2/2004

After the craziness of Cabo, Kristin invites Stephen to a Blink 182 concert with the hope of getting back together. LC, Lo, Trey and Dieter also hit the show, and when an outsider insults LC and Lo's character, Trey steps up in their defense.

Lies and Goodbyes
37 votes

#21 - Lies and Goodbyes

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/26/2005

After Cabo things are even crazier than before and Kirstin find herself in the uncomfortable situation of a love triangle.

You Can't Trust Him
34 votes

#22 - You Can't Trust Him

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/1/2005

LC is making breakfast for someone, but who is it? New dates are arranges and new rumors are started, but other couples hit it on the hard edge.

Nothing More to Say
35 votes

#23 - Nothing More to Say

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 11/7/2005

The end of summary is near, so everyone is sad, because they start to prepare to leave. One last big party is hosted, but not everyone is invited.

Cabo, Cabo, Cabo
35 votes

#24 - Cabo, Cabo, Cabo

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/19/2005

It's Spring Break in Laguna Beach and everyone prepares to leave to Cabo, Mexico. Everyone? No there is one person, not willing to fallow the herd. In Mexico everyone hopes for a drama free time, but of course someone has to ruin that dream.

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Our Last Prom
39 votes

#25 - Our Last Prom

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/10/2005

The senior's last prom comes up and everyone prepares for the big event. The boys try to find their dates and they have to find some creative ways to convince them. So how will the big event look like?

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