Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
One Tree Hill- Season 1
|What is the name everyone calls the basketball coach?||One Tree Hill
Whitey Durham . The basketball coaches name is Whitey Durham. He is played by Barry Corbin from 'Northern Exposure'. Whitey was Dan's coach when he was the star player on the team. Keith asked Whitey to give Lucas a chance and that's how Lucas landed on the team with Nathan.
a car accident. Peyton's adoptive mother was killed in a car accident when Peyton was younger. Her mother ran a red light and was hit from the side. In episode 5 'Where I End and You Begin' Peyton runs red lights as a way of acting out on the anniversary of her mother's death.
a cafe. Karen owns a cafe appropriately called Karen's Cafe. Lucas' friend Haley works there. Deb, Nathan's mom, is running it while Karen goes to cooking school in Italy.
3 months. Lucas is three months older than Nathan. Lucas tells this to Brooke in episode 8 'The Search for Something More'.
I Don't Want to Be. 'I Don't Want to Be' is the theme song performed by Gavin DeGraw. It is from the album 'Chariot'.
|Which one time MTV VJ plays cheerleader Peyton Sawyer?||One Tree Hill
Hilarie Burton. Hilarie Burton from MTV's 'TRL' plays Peyton. Peyton is a private and sensitive girl. She is an excellent artist who chooses to keep her talent hidden and just go with the flow of normal high school life. She was Nathan's girlfriend when the show started but they broke up and she has formed a bond with his brother Lucas.
Lucas. Nathan and Lucas are half brothers who share the same father. Nathan grew up in a wealthy family and is a star basketball player. Lucas is quiet and driven and is the only child of a single working mom. The two avoid each other until Lucas is asked to join Nathan's basketball team.
Gavin DeGraw . He was a guest on one of the episodes. He sang in Karen's Cafe during an open mike night. The theme song to "One Tree Hill" is "I Don't Want to Be".
North Carolina. It takes place in a town called Tree Hill. That is why the show is called "One Tree Hill".
Brooke. She wanted Peyton to be Nathan's girlfriend again because she liked Lucas.
John Steinbeck. Lucas likes to read lots of books. He told Brooke to read one of his favorite books and she made him get a tattoo.
Rivercourt. He beat Nathan on this court so Nathan let him be on the basketball team.
Nathan. She cut her English class and missed a pop quiz. She received her first F on the quiz.
Larry. Her mom died in a car accident and her dad's job takes him away from home.
Italy. While she is gone, Keith has to take care of Lucas.
Jenny. Jake and his parents take care of Jenny because her mom left her.
Seattle. Brooke and Peyton come up with a plan to make Nikki think that Jake is in Seattle. He is really in Savannah.
Sleeping together. Keith and Deb slept together. Keith: "It just happened."
Emmanuelle Vaugier. Nikki is Jake's ex-girlfriend who left him after giving birth to their daughter Jenny. Jake has been raising Jenny on his own ever since.
Savannah. Jake had a cousin in Savannah. The girls told Nikki he went to Seattle.
|Who was the first to see Haley's tattoo of Nathan's basketball number?||"One Tree Hill"
Lucas. Lucas thought that Nathan made her get the tattoo, when in fact Nathan didn't even know. On her lower back, she got a 23 which is Nathan's basketball number.
|What was painted on Nathan's chest during the basketball auction?||"One Tree Hill"
boy toy. Girls screamed as he walked down the runway and ripped off his shirt. Haley already bid on Lucas, so she asked Peyton to bid on Nathan.
|What did Lucas have removed when he was in the car accident?||"One Tree Hill"
spleen. Dan claimed him as his son when he found out he needed surgery. Lucas actually flat-lined on the operating table, but the doctors were able to revive him.
tutor girl. No one liked the fact that Haley was tutoring Nathan. Nathan was even embarrassed when he fell in love with her.
unreturned cd's that people have borrowed. Peyton keeps a list of cd's that she has let people borrow that they have not returned. She crosses one off when Lucas returns a cd.
|Who is the commentator of the Rivercourt and Raven basketball games?||"One Tree Hill"
Mouth. Mouth can't play basketball, but he loves giving the play by play. He was bought by Brooke at the basketball auction.
Gary. Gary is Nathan's boss at the pretzel shop in the mall. In high school, Nathan and his friends were mean to him.
|Why was Coach Durham in the hospital during their last playoff game?||"One Tree Hill"
eye surgery. Coach Durham misses their last playoff game, which Dan Scott coaches for. They lost the game. Whitey is more concerned about the surgery than he lets everyone believe.
Jake. Jake decides that he needs a job, and Lucas puts in a good word for him with Karen. Haley has been working at the café since the Pilot, and neither Brooke nor Nathan has ever worked there.
Nathan. Nathan tells Haley that he went to see Lucas because he knew she couldn't, and he wanted Lucas to know she was thinking about him. While Nathan is talking to Lucas, he wakes up, and Nathan wakes up Karen and then leaves to go get Haley.
Gym. Haley thinks she is in danger of failing gym and asks Lucas to help her learn to throw a "stinking free shot" (free throw). Since he is busy with Brooke and Peyton, she goes to Nathan, who does help her out, and she eventually makes the free throw in class.