Nathan and Haley are considering a better school for genius Jamie, but doubt that academic excellence outweighs posh elitism and absence of sports. Nathan is expected to step up as leader - by coaching his ingrate rival Nino. Peyton has a car accident, which wrecks Lucas' Comet on wheels. Sam's boyfriend has found cool foster parents, and must leave Victoria expects Brooke to help save the company she stole, if not out of family loyalty then for the employees.
- When Peytons (Hilarie Burton) pregnancy is threatened, Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) struggles to pick up the pieces. Victoria (guest star Daphne Zuniga) returns to lure Brooke (Sophia Bush) back to Clothes Over Bros. Haley (Bethany Joy Galeotti) and Nathan (James Lafferty) clash over the decision to pull Jamie (Jackson Brundage) from his school. Mouth (Lee Norris) tries to mend fences with Millicent (Lisa Goldstein).