Leaving Playa Linda
Season 2, Episode 8
Air date April 11, 2005
Written by Patrick Sean Smith
Directed by Jack Clements
Episode guide
Where There's a Will, There's a Wave
Leaving Playa Linda is the eighth episode of season 2.


Ava is disappointed to learn that Johnny and Mona have moved in together, and decides that it's time to finally admit her feelings for him. Meanwhile, after Nikki falls for an older guy in high school and finds out that he is gay, then realizes that she still cares for Cameron. When the family sees how strong Bradin's feelings are for Erika, they advise him against a relationship with her, and encourage him to leave town to join a surf tour with Jay as his chaperon.