This series follows the eventful lives of some high-school kids in Tree Hill, a small but not too quiet town in North Carolina, where the greatest source of pride is the high school basketball team, the Ravens, since living memory coached by old Whitey Durham. Its greatest talent ever was Dan Scott, who now runs a successful car dealership. The present talents are his two sons, Nathan Scott, a beautiful and popular athlete, the absolute star, who was molded and stifled by his proud dad, ambitious Dan Scott, who pushes him harder then even the coach approves of, but rather neglected by his spoiled, impulsive mother Deb, an alcoholic, and Lucas, abandoned at birth with his devoted mother, hard-working café-owner Karen Roe, who grew up with Dan's older but poor brother Keith as substitute father as a social reject, only playing hoops on a public yard in the park with street-kids, his passion being reading; when an incident forces the coach to replace suspended players, Lucas soon proves ...
Where nothing ever changed until one outsider changed everything.
Did You Know?
No one in the entire cast of One Tree Hill has been in every single episode. See more
The zip code of Tree Hill is not consistent throughout the series. In season 3, it is shown to be 01982 (seen when Brooke addresses her letters to Lucas) and in season 6 it is shown to be 01928 (seen on the envelope to Sam from her birth mom and on the postcard to Brooke from Sam). See more
You realize I wouldn't be in this situation if it wasn't for you. If you'd stayed in your place at the river court I never would have met Haley. You ruined my life, man. You'd better watch your back.
Referenced in Vampires Suck
I Don't Want To Be
Performed by Gavin DeGraw See more