One Tree Hill: Season 1

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 23
2003

Pilot

Aside from a love for hoops, it would seem that Lucas and Nathan are two young men with little in common, but they are bound by the dark secret that they share the same father.…

2 Sep 30
2003

The Places You Have Come to Fear the Most

Lucas blows his first Varsity game and decides to quit the team. The wedge between Nathan and Peyton continues to grow after Peyton tires of Nathan’s jabs at Lucas. Meanw…

3 Oct 07
2003

Are You True?

Frustrated by Lucas’ growing popularity at school, Nathan searches for Lucas’ weak spot, and finds it in Haley. Meanwhile, Peyton is furious with Lucas for submitti…

4 Oct 14
2003

Crash Into You

Haley convinces Lucas to go with the team to an after-party at Nathan’s beach house in the hopes that the guys will become closer. When Lucas sees the wealth that was den…

5 Oct 21
2003

All That You Can't Leave Behind

Lucas asks Keith to play with him in the annual “Father and Son” basketball game, and realizes he got the better father figure after Dan publicly humiliates Nathan…

6 Oct 28
2003

Every Night Is Another Story

When Whitey throws Lucas and Nathan 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 e…

7 Jun 14
2005

Life in a Glass House

On the night of Dan and Deb’s annual basketball appreciation party stirs up old wounds and new feelings as Karen makes a new friend, Keith faces off with his younger brot…

8 Jun 15
2005

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, Gabe drugs Peyton. After Brooke calls Lucas for help, the…

9 Jun 16
2005

With Arms Outstretched

After fighting with his father and Haley, Nathan succumbs to the pressure he is feeling and takes amphetamines to help his game. However, he isn’t prepared for the destru…

10 Jun 17
2005

You Gotta Go There to Come Back

After Whitey cancels basketball practice, Brooke convinces Lucas to let loose and takes him out for a wild night out on the town. Meanwhile, Deb instructs Dan to take Nathan aw…

11 Jun 20
2005

The Living Years

Unable to handle the pressure from Dan, Nathan decides to quit the basketball team and looks to Haley to help him fill his free time. Meanwhile, Brooke becomes increasingly jea…

12 Jun 21
2005

Crash Course in Polite Conversations

After Peyton receives the devastating news that her father is lost at sea, she and Lucas take an overnight trip to Hilton Head to identify a body that has washed ashore. Overco…

13 Jun 22
2005

Hanging by a Moment

On their way to pick up Karen from the airport, Keith and Lucas’ car collides with an oncoming vehicle and an unconscious Lucas is left fighting for his life. Having wit…

14 Jun 23
2005

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 from Deb that she is divorcing Dan. Most shocking of a…

15 Jun 24
2005

Suddenly Everything Has Changed

After his near-death experience, Lucas decides he made the wrong choice between Brooke and Peyton so he breaks things off with Brooke and secretly rekindles his romance with Pe…

16 Jun 27
2005

The First Cut Is the Deepest

Nathan must decide which parent to live with after the divorce, but Dan decides to force his hand by threatening to reveal Deb’s darkest secrets in court unless Nathan ch…

17 Jun 28
2005

Spirit in the Night

The gang hits the road to Charlotte where Brooke is determined to win first place at the annual cheerleading competition, but when one of her squad falls ill, Peyton begs Haley…

18 Jun 29
2005

To Wish Impossible Things

Lucas, Nathan and Jake are auctioned off to the highest bidder in the annual “Boy Toy” charity auction and the night leads to surprising developments with old flame…

19 Jun 30
2005

How Can You Be Sure?

Lucas must make a difficult decision regarding Brooke. Haley considers having sex with Nathan.

20 Jul 01
2005

What Is and What Should Never Be

While Nathan looks for an after-school job to pay his rent, Haley decides to throw a party at his apartment but panics when things get out of control. After a jilted Brooke rea…

21 Jul 04
2005

The Leaving Song

Lucas is shocked to learn that Dan once asked Karen for joint custody of Lucas when he was a baby. Meanwhile, Peyton panics after Nicki kidnaps Jake’s baby while she is babysit…

22 Jul 05
2005

The Games That Play Us

Lucas and Nathan bear the brunt of Dan’s abuse as he coaches them into the playoffs, pushing both of them to their breaking points. Haley is stunned after Dan threatens h…

About One Tree Hill

Except for basketball, Nathan and Lucas Scott have nothing in common, but their mutual father will forever connect their lives in ways they could never imagine. Their father, Dan Scott, chose to abandon Lucas and raise Nathan in his image – a life of luxury and Tree Hill High Ravens basketball. Lucas, on the other hand, was raised by his single mother, Karen, and shares Nathan’s love for hoops, but keeps his game to the river court park. However, when the Tree Hill High coach, Whitey Durham, is in need of another player, Lucas and Nathan’s lives are forever entwined as the brothers face off on the court where Lucas battles for a spot on the team.

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