Coach Whitey Durham
Chad Michael Murray
Bethany Joy Lenz
|A DEEP AND BITTER CONFLICT UNFOLDS AS TWO BROTHERS STRUGGLE TO DISCOVER THEIR RIGHTFUL PLACES IN LIFE - 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. 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. 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.|
|2||9/30/03||177501||The Places You Have Come to Fear the Most|
|HE SHOOTS! HE MISSES! - 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. Meanwhile, Keith forces Karen to deal with her feelings for Dan after she refuses to step foot in the high school gym to support her son.|
|3||10/07/03||177502||Are You True?|
|NATHAN GOES AFTER HALEY TO GET BACK AT LUCAS - 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 submitting her drawings to the local newspaper without her knowledge.|
|4||10/14/03||177503||Crash Into You|
|LUCAS DEMANDS THE TRUTH ABOUT DAN FROM HIS
MOTHER - 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 denied him, he finally confronts his
mother about why she let Dan ignore them. Meanwhile, when Nathan's mom
returns home to find a very angry son, she turns to Karen for
Deb: Barbara Alyn Woods.
|5||10/21/03||177504||All That You Can't Leave Behind|
|THE ANNUAL FATHER-SON BASKETBALL GAME PITS DAN AGAINST BOTH HIS SONS ON THE COURT -- 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 on the court. Also, Peyton has a hard time dealing with the anniversary of her mother's death and finds a comforting ally in Whitey.|
|6||10/28/03||177505||Every Night is Another Story|
|BAD BEHAVIOR - 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 encounter a carload of punks who threaten them with a gun. Injured
during the game, Brooke needs Peyton to drive her home and in, an
unlikely turn of events, Peyton asks Haley for help. Meanwhile, Karen
and Keith attend a business function and tempers flare when Dan and Deb
are seated at their table.
Deb: Barbara Alyn Woods.
|7||11/04/03||177506||Life in a Glass House|
|LUCAS FINALLY MAKES HIS MOVE ON PEYTON -
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 brother once again and Lucas finally makes his move on
Peyton. Also, Haley and Nathan grow closer until Brooke spreads a
vicious rumor that leaves Haley devastated.
Deb: Barbara Alyn Woods.
|8||11/11/03||177507||The Search for Something More|
|LUCAS IS TORN BETWEEN HIS FEELINGS FOR PEYTON AND BROOKE - 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 and the two go on their first date.|
|9||11/18/03||177508||With Arms Outstretched|
|NATHAN EXPLODES UNDER CONSTANT PRESSURE FROM HIS FATHER AND PEYTON CATCHES LUCAS WITH BROOKE - 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 destruction the drugs do to both his body and his family. Meanwhile, Peyton goes to Lucas to rekindle their relationship, but when she arrives at his house, she catches him with Brooke.|
|10||1/20/04||177509||You Gotta Go There to Come Back|
|BROOKE AND LUCAS GO ON A VERY MEMORABLE
FIRST DATE - 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 away for a father-son
weekend to try and rebuild their relationship, but things don't go
exactly as she had hoped.
|11||1/27/04||177510||The Living Years|
|NATHAN QUITS THE BASKETBALL TEAM - 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 jealous of Lucas and Peyton's growing
|12||2/03/04||177511||Crash Course In Polite Conversation|
|PEYTON AND LUCAS TAKE AN OVERNIGHT TRIP
TOGETHER - 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. Overcome with emotion, Peyton
kisses Lucas. Meanwhile, an unexpected visit from Dan's parents leaves
the Scott family in turmoil as numerous family secrets are revealed at
Dan's birthday dinner.
|13||2/10/04||177512||Hanging By A Moment|
|LUCAS IS INVOLVED IN A DEADLY CAR ACCIDENT
- 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 witnessed the accident, Dan races Lucas to
the hospital and must acknowledge that Lucas is his son in order to save
his life. Meanwhile, Peyton decides to tell Brooke about the kiss she
and Lucas shared.
|14||2/17/04||177513||I Shall Believe|
|LUCAS FIGHTS FOR HIS LIFE - 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 all, Karen is horrified to discover that Keith was drinking while
driving at the time of the accident. Meanwhile, Nathan tries to win
Haley back after she dumps him.
|15||2/24/04||177514||Suddenly Everything Has Changed|
|LUCAS TRIES TO WIN PEYTON BACK - 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 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 puts his garage up for sale.
|16||3/02/04||177515||The First Cut is the Deepest|
|GRAMMY AWARD-WINNER SHERYL CROW GUEST STARS
- 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 chooses him. Meanwhile, Lucas meets a
beautiful stranger who starts his head spinning. Grammy Award-winner
Sheryl Crow appears as herself and performs the song "The First Cut Is
The Deepest" in Karen's Cafe.
Deb: Barbara Alyn Woods.
|17||4/06/04||177516||Spirit in the Night|
|BRING IT ON! -- 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 to step into the cheerleader's shoes for a day. Meanwhile,
after Whitey assigns Lucas and Nathan to the same room, tempers flare
and Haley is caught in the middle.
|18||4/13/04||177517||To Wish Impossible Things|
|NATHAN AND LUCAS TAKE PART IN THE ANNUAL
BOY TOY AUCTION - 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 flames. Meanwhile, having
missed out on the auction, Brooke ends up with Mouth and gives him the
night of his life.
Jake: Bryan Greenberg. Mouth: Lee Norris.
|19||4/20/04||177518||How Can You Be Sure?|
|BROOKE DROPS A BOMBSHELL ON LUCAS - Lucas
must make a difficult decision regarding Brooke. Haley considers having
sex with Nathan.
|20||4/27/04||177519||What Is And What Should Never Be|
|BROOKE FORMS A NASTY ALLIANCE WITH NICKI -
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 realizes she was not invited to the
festivities, she decides to crash the party with her new friend
Nicki: Emmanuelle Vaugier.
|21||5/04/04||177520||The Leaving Song
fka What Am I To You?
|LUCAS RECEIVES STARTLING NEWS ABOUT DAN -
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 babysitting.
Nicki: Emmanuelle Vaugier. Jake: Bryan Greenberg.
|22||5/11/04||177521||the games that play us|
|DAN'S ABUSIVE BEHAVIOR MOVES TO A WHOLE NEW
LEVEL - 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 her, causing her to reconsider her
relationship with Nathan. Meanwhile, Whitey learns that his medical
condition may be more serious than he first expected, and Dan learns a
shocking secret from Deb.
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