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?
played Karen, she was pregnant after the pilot was shot, but Mark Schwahn
didn't want to write the pregnancy into the show at the time, so they used an array of props to hide her belly. See more
Jamie was born on the day of graduation in the fourth season
and then in the fifth season they celebrate his birthday. The problem is that school is obviously still in session since there are eleven more basketball games left in the season. So they celebrated a few months early. See more
Lucas 'Luke' Scott
I know that you're hurting now more than ever and I don't want to make that worse but I need to tell you something. I lied to you about my heart condition. I have HCM. I need you. I need you now more than ever.
Referenced in Catfish
I Don't Want To Be
Performed by Gavin DeGraw See more