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One Tree Hill - Season 1 Episodes

One Tree Hill - Season 1

One Tree Hill - Season 1

Aside from basketball, Nathan Scott and Lucas Scott have little in common -- but the two young men share the same father, Dan. After growing up in opposite worlds in the same small town, the half-brothers find their lives colliding.

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Episode 1


Aside from a love for hoops, it would seem that Lucas (Chad Michael Murray, Dawson's Creek, A Cinderella Story) and Nathan (James Lafferty, A Season on the Brink) are two young men with little in common, but they are bound by the dark secret that they share the same father (Paul Johannson, Beverly Hills 90210). Nathan is the star of the high school basketball team and local town hero while Lucas is the only child of a single working mom (Moira Kelly, The West Wing). Now the two boys' lives collide when a twist of fate puts Lucas on Nathan's team and the half-brothers compete, not only for control of the court, but also for the heart of Nathan's beautiful girlfriend Peyton (Hilarie Burton).

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Episode 2

The Places You Have Come to Fear the Most

Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) blows his first Varsity game and decides to quit the team. The wedge between Nathan (James Lafferty) and Peyton (Hilarie Burton) continues to grow after Peyton tires of Nathan's jabs at Lucas. Meanwhile, Keith (Craig Sheffer) forces Karen (Moira Kelly) to deal with her feelings for Dan (Paul Johansson) after she refuses to step foot in the high school gym to support her son.

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Episode 3

Are You True?

Frustrated by Lucas' (Chad Michael Murray) growing popularity at school, Nathan (James Lafferty) searches for Lucas' weak spot, and finds it in Haley (Bethany Joy Lenz). Meanwhile, Peyton (Hilarie Burton) is furious with Lucas for submitting her drawings to the local newspaper without her knowledge.

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Episode 4

Crash into You

Haley (Bethany Joy Lenz) convinces Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) to go with the team to an after-party at Nathan's (James Lafferty) beach house in the hopes that the guys will become closer. When Lucas sees the wealth that was denied him, he finally confronts his mother (Moira Kelly) about why she let Dan (Paul Johansson) ignore them. Meanwhile, when Nathan's mom (guest star, Barbara Alyn Woods) returns home to find a very angry son, she turns to Karen for advice.

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Episode 5

All That You Can't Leave Behind

Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) asks Keith (Craig Sheffer) to play with him in the annual "Father and Son" basketball game, and realizes he got the better father figure after Dan (Paul Johansson) publicly humiliates Nathan (James Lafferty) on the court. Also, Peyton (Hilarie Burton) has a hard time dealing with the anniversary of her mother's death and finds a comforting ally in Whitey (Barry Corbin).

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Episode 6

Every Night Is Another Story

When Whitey (Barry Corbin) throws Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) and Nathan (James Lafferty) off the bus due to their misconduct on the basketball court, not only does it leave the two brothers stranded 30 miles from home, but they encounter a carload of punks who threaten them with a gun. Injured during the game, Brooke (Sophia Bush) needs Peyton (Hilarie Burton) to drive her home and in, an unlikely turn of events, Peyton asks Haley (Bethany Joy Lenz) for help. Meanwhile, Karen (Moira Kelly) and Keith (Craig Sheffer) attend a business function and tempers flare when Dan (Paul Johansson) and Deb (guest star Barbara Alyn Woods) are seated at their table.

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Episode 7

Life in a Glass House

The night of Dan (Paul Johansson) and Deb's (guest star Barbara Alyn Woods) annual basketball appreciation party stirs up old wounds and new feelings as Karen (Moira Kelly) makes a new friend, Keith (Craig Sheffer) faces off with his younger brother once again and Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) finally makes his move on Peyton (Hilaire Burton). Also, Haley (Bethany Joy Lenz) and Nathan (James Lafferty) grow closer until Brooke (Sophia Bush) spreads a vicious rumor that leaves Haley devastated.

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Episode 8

The Search for Something More

Looking for some fun, Brooke and Peyton crash a college party, but things turn ugly when one of the guys in the dorm drugs Peyton. After Brooke calls Lucas for help, the two bond over caring for a sleeping Peyton, prompting Lucas to look at Brooke in a new light. Meanwhile, Haley gives Nathan another chance (thanks to Brooke) and the two go on their first date.

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Episode 9

With Arms Outstretched

After fighting with his father (Paul Johansson) and Haley (Bethany Joy Lenz), Nathan (James Lafferty) succumbs to the pressure he is feeling and takes amphetamines to help his game. However, he isn't prepared for the destruction the drugs do to both his body and his family. Meanwhile, Peyton (Hilarie Burton) goes to Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) to rekindle their relationship, but when she arrives at his house, she catches him with Brooke (Sophia Bush).

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Episode 10

You Gotta Go There to Come Back

After Whitey (Barry Corbin) cancels basketball practice, Brooke (Sophia Bush) convinces Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) to let loose and takes him out for a wild night out on the town. Meanwhile, Deb (Barbara Allyn Woods) instructs Dan (Paul Johansson) to take Nathan (James Lafferty) away for a father-son weekend to try and rebuild their relationship, but things don't go exactly as she had hoped.

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Episode 11

The Living Years

Unable to handle the pressure from Dan (Paul Johansson), Nathan (James Lafferty) decides to quit the basketball team and looks to Haley (Bethany Joy Lenz) to help him fill his free time. Meanwhile, Brooke (Sophia Bush) becomes increasingly jealous of Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) and Peyton's (Hilarie Burton) growing friendship.

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Episode 12

Crash Course in Polite Conversations

After Peyton (Hilarie Burton) receives the devastating news that her father is lost at sea, she and Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) take an overnight trip to Hilton Head to identify a body that has washed ashore. Overcome with emotion, Peyton kisses Lucas. Meanwhile, an unexpected visit from Dan's (Paul Johansson) parents (Gerald McRainey, Tess Harper) leaves the Scott family in turmoil as numerous family secrets are revealed at Dan's birthday dinner.

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Episode 13

Hanging By A Moment

On their way to pick up Karen (Moira Kelly) from the airport, Keith (Craig Sheffer) and Lucas' (Chad Michael Murray) car collides with an oncoming vehicle and an unconscious Lucas is left fighting for his life. Having witnessed the accident, Dan (Paul Johansson) races Lucas to the hospital and must acknowledge that Lucas is his son in order to save his life. Meanwhile, Peyton (Hilarie Burton) decides to tell Brooke (Sophia Bush) about the kiss she and Lucas shared.

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Episode 14

I Shall Believe

While holding a vigil at Lucas' bedside as he lays in a coma, Karen meets her son's new girlfriend and learns that Deb and Dan are getting divorced. Most shocking of all, Karen is horrified to discover that Keith had been drinking before driving at the time of the accident. Meanwhile, Nathan tries to win Haley back after she dumps him.

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Episode 15

Suddenly Everything Has Changed

After his near-death experience, Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) decides he made the wrong choice between Brooke (Sophia Bush) and Peyton (Hilarie Burton), so he breaks things off with Brooke and secretly rekindles his romance with Peyton. However, the truth becomes obvious after he is rushed to the emergency room again and the girls come face to face in the hospital. Meanwhile, unable to pay his mortgage after paying Lucas' hospital bill, Keith (Craig Sheffer) puts his garage up for sale.

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Episode 16

The First Cut is the Deepest

Nathan (James Lafferty) must decide which parent to live with after the divorce, but Dan (Paul Johansson) decides to force his hand by threatening to reveal Deb's (Barbara Alyn Woods) darkest secrets in court unless Nathan chooses him. Meanwhile, Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) meets a beautiful stranger who starts his head spinning. Grammy Award-winner Sheryl Crow appears as herself and performs in Karen's Cafe.

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Episode 17

Spirit in the Night

The gang hits the road to Charlotte where Brooke (Sophia Bush) is determined to win first place at the annual cheerleading competition, but when one of her squad falls ill, Peyton (Hilarie Burton) begs Haley (Bethany Joy Lenz) to step into the cheerleader's shoes for a day. Meanwhile, after Whitey (Barry Corbin) assigns Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) and Nathan (James Lafferty) to the same room, tempers flare and Haley is caught in the middle.

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Episode 18

To Wish Impossible Things

Lucas (Chad Michael Murray), Nathan (James Lafferty) and Jake (guest star Bryan Greenberg) are auctioned off to the highest bidder in the annual "Boy Toy" charity auction and the night leads to surprising developments with old flames. Meanwhile, having missed out on the auction, Brooke (Sophia Bush) ends up with Mouth (guest star Lee Norris) and gives him the night of his life.

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Episode 19

How Can You Be Sure?

Lucas finds out that Brooke is pregnant and must make a decision regarding the pregnancy. Brooke gives Lucas the cold shoulder regarding the situation. Haley considers having sex with Nathan.

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Episode 20

What Is And What Should Never Be

While Nathan (James Lafferty) looks for an after-school job to pay his rent, Haley (Bethany Joy Lenz) decides to throw a party at his apartment but panics when things get out of control. After a jilted Brooke (Sophia Bush) realizes she was not invited to the festivities, she decides to crash the party with her new friend Nicki (guest star Emmanuelle Vaugier).

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Episode 21

The Leaving Song

Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) is shocked to learn that Dan (Paul Johansson) once asked Karen (Moira Kelly) for joint custody of Lucas when he was a baby. Meanwhile, Peyton (Hilarie Burton) panics after Nicki (guest star Emmanuelle Vaugier) kidnaps Jake's (guest star Bryan Greenberg) baby while she is babysitting.

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Episode 22

The Games That Play Us

Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) and Nathan (James Lafferty) bear the brunt of Dan's (Paul Johansson) abuse as he coaches them into the playoffs, pushing both of them to their breaking points. Haley (Bethany Joy Lenz) is stunned after Dan threatens her, causing her to reconsider her relationship with Nathan. Meanwhile, Whitey (Barry Corbin) learns that his medical condition may be more serious than he first expected, and Dan learns a shocking secret from Deb (Barbara Alyn Woods).

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