The journeys of those who hail from the town of Tree Hill have been vast, from Lucas's tentative steps off the riverfront basketball court into high school popularity and now, four years later, publishing novels; from Nathan and Haley's first kiss to marriage, and a son; and from Peyton and Brooke's deep friendship to their estrangement and back.
The powerful stories of each character continue to progress, joined by new mysteries and relationships and the events that have shaped - and continue to shape - their lives.
01 - Touch Me I'm Going to Scream, Part 1
Beginning its sixth season, ONE TREE HILL will explore the journeys of its beloved characters as they face the exciting possibility of their dreams coming true, and the heartbreaking reality that being an adult isn't as easy as it seems. Dealing with themes of love, longing and loss as new relationships begin and others end, through it all, these friends realize that life always leads you right where you belong.
After being left at the altar, Lucas Scott (series star CHAD MICHAEL MURRAY) decides to give love another chance and proposes to the woman of his dreams. As his second book goes into publication, he must find balance with his future as a husband and his career as a writer. Peyton Sawyer (series star HILARIE BURTON) meets someone with a connection to her mother and, as she explores this new relationship, learns about her past. Brooke Davis (series star SOPHIA BUSH) makes a painful revelation as she struggles with Victoria (recurring guest star DAPHNE ZUNIGA) over the future of her company, Clothes over Bros; how far will Victoria go, and will the company survive this mother-daughter feud?
Nathan Scott (series star JAMES LAFFERTY) and Haley James Scott (series star BETHANY JOY GALEOTTI) relish the joys of parenting their son, Jamie (series star JACKSON BRUNDAGE), and pursuing their respective dreams of playing basketball and music professionally, but will their personal goals drive the family apart? Mouth (series star LEE NORRIS) makes a tough decision about a job offer that might take him away from Millicent (series star LISA GOLDSTEIN) and his life in Tree Hill. Skills (series star ANTWON TANNER) coaches the Ravens basketball team and Deb (series star BARBARA ALYN WOODS) settles in as Jamie's nanny; together, Skills and Deb must decide if they are ready to bring their relationship out into the open or if it is easier to call it quits. And, after being struck by a car, Dan's (series star PAUL JOHANSSON) life hangs in the balance. Again.
In the sixth season premiere, the girl of Lucas' dreams shows up at the airport. Nathan's comeback is halted by news that could change his career, and Dan's life is in limbo. Plus, Mouth and Millicent wrestle with leaving Tree Hill, and Brooke and Victoria's battle over Clothes over Bros comes to a surprising head.
02 - One Million Billionth of a Millisecond on a Sunday Morning
As Lucas and his fiancée enjoy planning their dream wedding, Brooke and Peyton reconnect, and Brooke, reeling from a threat to her store, reaches out to an unexpected ally. Nathan works with Quentin (recurring guest star ROBBIE JONES) on his basketball skills, but Haley fears for Nathan's well-being. And Jamie catches Skills and Deb kissing.
03 - Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
Lucas returns from Las Vegas to face a tragedy, as Nathan and Haley struggle to find a way to help Jamie understand the death of someone close to them.
04 - Bridge Over Troubled Water
Lucas struggles to inspire the Ravens, while Haley investigates the disappearance of Dan. Brooke confronts an old demon from her past, and Nathan comes to terms with Deb's relationship with Skills. Plus, Peyton is surprised when a famous musician (JOHN DOE from X) visits her studio.
05 - You've Dug Your Own Grave, Now Lie in It
Lucas and Lindsey (recurring guest star MICHAELA McMANUS) face a tenuous future, and Nathan receives an offer from a pro basketball team. Haley unwittingly puts Jamie's life in peril, while Brooke struggles with giving up her company. Plus, Peyton discovers a dark secret about her new recording artist and Haley learns the truth about Dan, which leads to a final showdown with Nanny Carrie (recurring guest star TORREY DeVITTO).
06 - Choosing My Own Way of Life
Lucas is joined by a familiar face as he begins his second book tour. Nathan is given an opportunity to play basketball again, which forces him to question his health. Haley tries to help a student in need. Brooke considers a life-changing proposition, and Peyton and Mick (recurring guest star JOHN DOE) have a confrontation over his identity.
07 - Messin' With the Kid
Nathan and Haley must parent Jamie about facing a school bully, and Lucas and Peyton adjust to life as a couple and living together. Plus, Brooke finds being a role model not as easy as she expected, and Mouth tries to get his old job back.
08 - Our Life is Not a Movie or Maybe
Lucas' novel receives unexpected and surprising interest; Mouth receives interest as well, from his new intern. Jamie grows enamored of Sam (recurring guest star ASHLEY RICKARDS) and her rebellious facade, and a would-be suitor grows enamored of Brooke. Meanwhile, Haley counsels Nathan as his basketball comeback gains momentum.
09 - Sympathy for the Devil
The past comes home to roost as the residue of deception, anger and romantic mistrust permeates the lives of several Tree Hill residents. Nathan finds himself face to face with an old rival; Brooke deals with someone who once hurt her; and Lucas's novel leads him into unchartered and threatening waters.
10 - Even Fairy Tale Characters Would be Jealous
Tension fills the air backstage at Peyton's USO show, as Lucas deals with Peyton and Julian's (guest star AUSTIN NICHOLS - "John from Cincinnati") romantic past. Haley battles stage fright and Nathan struggles with a decision that could change his career. Brooke gets a call that threatens her relationship with Sam (recurring guest star ASHLEY RICKARDS). Millicent confronts Mouth on his relationship with Gigi (recurring guest star KELSEY CHOW). Music group ANGELS AND AIRWAVES makes a guest appearance, as does KATE VOEGLE.
11 - We Three (My Echo, My Shadow & Me)
In a special episode, CHAD MICHAEL MURRAY pens a tribute to the classic films of the 1940s. Karen's Cafe is transformed into a glamorous nightclub with Lucas as its proprietor.
12 - You Have to Be Joking (Autopsy of the Devil's Brain)
As Lucas takes a trip to Hollywood to meet his film director and Nathan gets a pro basketball tryout. Peyton struggles with Mia (recurring guest star KATE VOEGELE) to focus on her follow-up album, and Millicent confronts Mouth about Gigi (recurring guest star KELSEY CHOW). Meanwhile, Julian (recurring guest star AUSTIN NICHOLS) approaches a dubious Brooke about designing clothes for his movie, and Haley takes a reluctant Jamie to his school talent show.
13 - Things a Mama Don't Know
Peyton receives some startling news that she must share with Lucas. Lucas is still in L.A., and discovers that Julian (recurring guest star AUSTIN NICHOLS) has been keeping another secret regarding the movie. Nathan struggles in a new professional environment, and Brooke's search for Sam (recurring guest star ASHLEY RICKARDS), who has run away, forces her to confront her feelings about the night she was attacked.
14 - A Hand to Take Hold of the Scene
As news of Peyton's condition spreads, Mouth and Millicent struggle to remain a couple and Brooke tries to figure out Julian's (recurring guest star AUSTIN NICHOLS) intentions. Peyton and Lucas babysit Jamie and his friend, while Haley and Nathan spend a night out together.
15 - We Change, We Wait
Lucas and Julian (recurring guest star AUSTIN NICHOLS) try to choose a director for their movie and Peyton has mixed feelings about a surprise gift from Lucas. Plus, Brooke struggles with relationship issues
16 - Screenwriter's Blues
Lucas wrestles with casting for his movie while Peyton tries to prepare for their wedding. Dan advises Jamie on a school crush. Additionally, Brooke meets the actress who will play her; Nathan gets exciting news; and Haley has to make a tough decision at school.
17 - You and Me and the Bottle Makes Three Tonight
Peyton and Lucas receive a startling surprise about the pregnancy, as the relationship between Brooke and Julian (recurring guest star AUSTIN NICHOLS) comes to a crossroads. Nathan and Haley celebrate their anniversary, while Dan and Deb babysit Jamie. Meanwhile, Mouth and Millie try to pick up the pieces of their relationship.
18 - Searching for a Former Clarity
Lucas and Julian (recurring guest star AUSTIN NICHOLS) hit a setback with the production of the film. Peyton and Haley help Mia (recurring guest star KATE VOEGELE) with her new single. Brooke must intervene when Sam (recurring guest star ASHLEY RICKARDS) is arrested. Jamie discovers the truth about Dan and Uncle Keith. Recurring guest star JAMES VAN DER BEEK appears as Adam.
19 - Letting Go
Julian (recurring guest star AUSTIN NICHOLS) makes Brooke a startling offer. Lucas brings Nathan and Jamie to an important place from his past, while Peyton prepares for the future. Sam (recurring guest star ASHLEY RICKARDS) and Jack (recurring guest star EVAN PETERS - "Invasion") take a stand against the principal who fired Haley. Skills takes Mouth on a road trip to get his mind off Millie.
20 - I Would for You
When Peyton's pregnancy is threatened, Lucas struggles to pick up the pieces. Victoria (recurring guest star DAPHNE ZUNIGA) returns to lure Brooke back to Clothes over Bros. Haley and Nathan clash over the decision to pull Jamie from his school. And Mouth tries to mend his relationship with Millicent.
21 - A Kiss to Build a Dream On
Brooke discovers something that could change Sam's (recurring guest star ASHLEY RICKARDS) life. Nathan questions his dreams of playing in the NBA while Haley receives an unexpected offer from guest star NICK LACHEY (appearing as himself). Jamie and Skills mend their broken hearts at Jamie's first school dance. Meanwhile, Lucas and Peyton have a road trip to remember.
22 - Show Me How to Love
Brooke and Haley throw Peyton a baby shower, while Sam (recurring guest star ASHLEY RICKARDS) grows closer to Victoria (recurring guest star DAPHNE ZUNIGA). Lucas and Jamie bond while working on Peyton's car, and Nathan learns that NBA scouts will be at his next game. Meanwhile, Skills and Lauren (guest star ALLISON MUNN - "What I Like About You," "That '70s Show") go on a date that goes all wrong.
23 - Forever and Almost Always
Peyton and Lucas' wedding day has finally arrived and surprise guests are in attendance. Haley plays an unexpected role in the ceremony while Nathan hopes to be called up to the NBA. Skills keeps Jamie on a short leash, and Brooke does the same with recurring guest star NICK LACHEY (appearing as himself).
24 - Remember Me as a Time of Day
In the season finale, Nathan is released from the Chiefs, and is forced to face Haley and Jamie. On the eve of Peyton's delivery, Lucas and Peyton receive a surprise visit from Karen (former series star MOIRA KELLY). Dan is on death's door, and Brooke and Victoria (recurring guest star DAPHNE ZUNIGA) prepare to re-launch Clothes over Bros.