One Tree Hill: Season 1, Episode 1

Pilot (23 Sep. 2003)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Sport
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Nathan Scott is Tree Hill High's biggest basketball star and is dating Peyton, a cheerleader. Nathan's half brother, Lucas, joins the team - and threatens to take both Nathan's spot in the lineup and his girl.

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Nathan Scott is the star of 'the Ravens' high school basketball team, just like his proud father, Dan Scott - but get's pushed even harder by his dad than the team's coach. When the team celebrates a victory by 'borrowing' a school bus arrests are made; Dan manages to get Nathan out of trouble. Unfortunately others are less lucky and the team needs new players, so the coach invites Nathan's half-brother Lucas Scott, who only plays informal basketball his passion being reading. When he also seems to get on with Nathan's steady girlfriend Peyton, the star dares him to a one-to-one for high stakes. Written by KGF Vissers

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Sophia Bush receives credit but does not appear in this episode. See more »

Goofs

When Lucas offers Peyton a ride after needing her car towed, you can clearly see a crew member to the left of Peyton after she asks, "Why are guys such jerks?" In the same scene, you can see blue crew equipment on the right of the screen. See more »

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Coach Whitey Durham: Scott.
Nathan: Sup coach?
Coach Whitey Durham: Not you.
[looks at Lucas]
Coach Whitey Durham: You.
[looks at Nathan]
Coach Whitey Durham: You go read a book or something.
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References Dawson's Creek (1998) See more »

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What It Is To Burn
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Written by Derek Doherty, Alejandro Linares, Nathan Barcalow, Alexander Pappas, and Randy Strohmeyer
Performed by Finch
Drive-Thru Records
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Greatest Show Ever - It's as simple as that
17 November 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

One Tree Hill has redefined the name ''television series''. Easily the most well written series ever, with amazing actors and a great combination of humor, romance, action, and suspense. The pilot really gives you the feeling that this show has something special, and is running with it, running long and hard. OTH has the best music with amazing bands, that sometimes no ones ever even heard of before, but yet, they are still amazing. Take Gavin Degraw for example. He didn't have many sales for his album, but the second one tree hill made his hit song ''I don't wanna be'' the theme song, his sales sky rocketed. One tree hill has been strong for 6 seasons, and hopefully there's much more to come. The material is still fresh and Mark Schwan is the greatest television creator living today. The pilot episode started something that didn't seem to go anywhere at first, but keeps growing as it continues on. 10/10 to Mark Schwan, the actors, the writers, the directors and everyone else involved with One Tree Hill.


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