A champion of metahumor, The O.C. poked fun at itself with The Valley, an onscreen parody of the teen soap. In other words, it's everything The O.C. is, except, like, set in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley. Known for obsessing over the series, Summer Roberts actually got a chance to party with the cast, and its main star Grady Bridges (Colin Hanks), in the season one episode, "The L.A."