If being obsessed with Seth Cohen in 2016 is wrong, we don't want to be right. The lovable nerd stole our collective hearts in The O.C., where he served up a heavy dose of sarcasm combined with this face:
And this one:
And also this one: (Promise this is the last gif—there were just so many cute ones):
But apparently, Brody wasn't into his look pre-2010—and considering The O.C. aired from 2003-2007, this is a knife to the heart. "Everything pre-2010," the actor said when asked by James Corden if there were any looks he regrets. "Definitely. When I was very young in the early '90s, I was very into, like, a combination of getting my style tips from Vanilla Ice and The Coreys....I had very crispy hair in elementary school."
But guys! Look how cute he was back in the early aughts! This Gap-core skinny scarf is just a treat.
In conclusion, this is how we feel about Adam Brody pre-2010:
Kay, lied about the no-more-Seth-Cohen-gifs thing. Sorry not sorry.