They have since become albeit at times reluctantly on Summer's part friends, particularly when Taylor helped her get Marissa back in by organizing a petition. Alex got jealous and wanted to show sam what he could do. Summer takes a Korean Pop Star as date for the prom and when seeing Seth with Anna, Summer becomes hurt, when Summer has fallen off the stage after being announced Prom Queen for the second time in a row, Seth runs to Summer and tells her the truth about Brown and they reconcile. While their future as a couple seemed uncertain at this point, and was further complicated by the return of Seth's ex-girlfriend Anna Stern. Summer attends protests and works to save the environment and educate students on environmental issues for a year. Ryan adopted one of the bunnies, naming it Flapjacks. During his second attempt, which consists of various adventures of the family, he catches a conversation between Summer and Kirsten.
However, when Summer gets a very high SAT score, Summer's personality changes upon realizing that she is smart and has the potential to be smart.
Zach returned later on in the season however, and this along with Zach and Seth once again going into a partnership for a comic book strained her relationship with Seth. Seth and Summer become a couple, and announce their romance at a school kissing booth, after which they become very close. This relationship proves inextricably linked with the personal feelings all have for each other, and resulted in a bad meeting with a media executive that effectively killed their partnership. However, different sides to her character have been shown as she has developed. Summer consults Seth about this, who feels obliged to tell Ryan and as a result the tragic events of Trey's shooting happen, with Seth and Summer arriving at the aftermath of the shooting. Which Seth Cohen moment was your favorite?