List of One Tree Hill characters - Wikipedia
Obviously her relationship wit P. Sawyer was obvious, but her friendship to Mouth was also an amazing part of Brooke. That friendship should. After some time, Brooke flew to Los Angeles and confessed her love and they reconciled. They continued their relationship for over a year before Julian moved . Shelley makes it very clear to Mouth that she does not want to have sex The way Peyton reacts to finding out Brooke slept with Nathan seem to be more emotionally invested in their romantic relationships than the boys.
Haley's free spirited older sister. Fans were unreceptive to the character at first, but eventually warmed to her. I struggle because I take it personally. Obviously, it is a personal thing. Quinn is a character that the writers and myself have developed", said VanSanten. It was a really emotional thing and it wasn't something that we could really explore a whole lot of.
So, I think it was a hard place for people to accept as I came in. I wasn't bubbly and happy. Jana Kramer as Alex Dupre: An actress turned model who moved to Tree Hill to become the new face of Brooke's fashion line. Alex started out as a recurring character, but was upgraded to series regular status in the second half of season 7 until the end of the series.
Stephen Colletti as Chase Adams: A "clean-teen" introduced in season 4 as a potential love interest for Brooke.
He had a recurring role until the later half of season 8, when he was upgraded to series regular status. In season 9, he develops a friendship with Chris Keller.Mouth Shut (Brooke/Lucas)
Tyler Hilton as Chris Keller: The character makes his debut in season 2 as an arrogant, selfish man who constantly refers to himself in the third person. He connects with Haley through her music and succeeds in breaking her relationship with Nathan.
Chris returned for minor appearances in seasons 3 and 4, and again returned as a series regular for season 9, as Mark Schwahn had wanted him to return since the time jump into season 5. Conception[ edit ] Schwahn originally planned to make One Tree Hill a feature length film with the title Ravens, the name of the show's high school basketball team. However, he became convinced that it would be more interesting as a television series.
As in the setting of the show, Schwahn went to school in a small town and played on a basketball team. He described himself as similar to the character of Mouth McFadden. Schwahn said that in designing the show, he created Lucas as "this underdog kid from the wrong side of the tracks" who crosses over to the pretty and popular; he wanted to show the life of such a person in a basketball context, feeling that basketball was a great platform for telling stories.
Most of the show's episodes are titles of songs, bands or albums. The question is ostensibly answered when Karen tells Lucas in episode 1. Basketball[ edit ] Lucas and Nathan during the basketball game at the climax of the pilot episode. The pilot is considered one of the show's "most essential" episodes. If they do happen to be in a classroom, the only teacher they have is Coach Whitey. It was never about playing basketball, but it was about what was happening to the people when this game or tournament was approaching.
He felt they had time to "step back and learn from audience response" and that Schwahn tailored the show toward the "core audience". Schwahn said, "Girls watch the show in large numbers.
Less time on the basketball court could afford One Tree Hill more time for plots fueled by sex and drugs. In a interview, Schwahn said, "In the second TV season, we didn't play any basketball, which was the rest of their junior year, and I felt that the show suffered a little bit.
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When Lucas is at the Rivercourt at the end of that pilot, you know. I think we feel like this is the girl [who] is his soulmate. And, you know, the pilot ends with him saying, 'I'll be seeing you. Can they agree together to let go of that weight? The theme for Lucas and Peyton is, 'How do you learn to be happy when you've spent so much time carrying grief around? Do you feel guilty for being happy?
Is it OK to let it go? And don't think I don't know it," stated Schwahn. He was not stubbornly holding on to the idea of [Lucas and Peyton]. Most viewers including Lucas—Peyton and Brooke—Lucas fans had trouble interpreting the "slipping away" line as a reference to Brooke, since Peyton had been the girl Lucas had been in love with in season 1 and the two had since become estranged.
Sources cited fans as pondering four questions: When was Brooke slipping away? Did Lucas simply mean he did not want to lose her? Was it a plot device to make it seem like Peyton? Or was it Peyton? Speculation that Murray and Bush's marriage affected Lucas's sudden change of heart was also discussed. That's a much debated line Clearly, he's talking about Peyton. So there are camps that root for Lucas and Peyton and camps that root for Brooke and Lucas, and camps that root for others, which is all good for the show.
As he was writing the pilot script, he was planning on doing that, he really didn't know how it would pan out or what would happen. But, the fans have responded so passionately towards it, and I'm not really sure why. It then kind of transgressed over into something based on actual true love. So, I think that it's a transition that the fans really bought into, and I think that people really enjoy to watch. One Tree Hill discography Music plays a significant part in the plot and the movement of the scenes throughout the show.
An episode normally begins with a recap of events relevant to the upcoming narrative, although this is sometimes dropped to satisfy time constraints. During the first four seasons, the theme tune is played either immediately after the recap or after the first few scenes.
Whenever an episode features sensitive or violent subjects, or when an episode's running length is close to the total allotted time, there is no opening montage, but only One Tree Hill written on a black background. From the beginning of season 5, the theme song, " I Don't Want to Be " by Gavin DeGrawwas abandoned, and only the single white-on-black title was used.
The theme was restored for season 8, sung by different artists each week. Schwahn's reasons for removing the theme were various: It's interesting about the theme song. Not only is it costly — and that never sort of drives what we do creatively, but I think fans don't understand that there's money on the table every time they hear the theme song.
That sounds like a bullshit producer response, too, but that's a part of it because every year our budget is pretty challenged.
Knowing that, when I looked at the jump ahead, the four year jump, I felt like "I Don't Wanna Be" was very much an anthem for their adolescent lives.
It was very much about who am I going to be and who am I and who am I going to be someday. Not to mention that it was 42 seconds of screen time that I knew I could use for story. So a lot went into the decision to drop the theme song, it wasn't done lightly.
Most of them have been made by Chad Michael Murray's character Lucas. However, other characters have done so several times. At the beginning of season 7, Paul Johansson's character, Dan Scott, has taken over the narrator's role. Ina black and white episode on a Film noir theme was planned, to be written by Chad Michael Murray. Schwahn said, "I think that noir-themed is very risky, because I think that can be very dark and very guy-ish in its approach.
I'd say this is more Casablanca infused.
In the first season, the main teenage characters are aged sixteen. The first and second seasons cover one year, and the third and fourth seasons another,  so the main teenage characters are nearly eighteen at the end of the fourth season.
It's hard to have everyone go to the same college and everyone stay together for whatever reason, or you lose some of your principles. It's very much a twenty-something show now with some relevant adult characters, and I really like that energy for the show," he said,  and elaborated: The reason that this compels me is, first of all, I can drop into a world that feels new and, yet, familiar.
What I mean by that is this: The [actors] can play closer to their age, and we've done a lot of what we would do in college in high school, in terms of that accelerated behavior. The other cool thing it does, and this was not by design, I'm not smart enough to design it this way, but the fact that Lucas and his mom and his dad, Dan, the fact that there was history, that we can always reach back and grab a piece of something over the last four years, like what happened with Dan and Karen, what happened before Lucas joined the team, etc.
Like we dropped the audience into this world, but there was so much life before that, that you could always go back and grab a piece when you needed it. If Lucas is with a girl that we've never met, or with Peyton, or with Brooke, or living with Haley and Nathan or whatever, how did that happen and what choices framed that? For the season eight finale, the episode spanned an entire year, showing the progression of Brooke's pregnancy over the course of the episode.
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An example includes allowing fans to text whether or not Nathan should kiss Haley's sister, Taylor, in season 2, and having that be the storyline's outcome. In February, The CW announced a series renewal without specifying which cast members had renewed their contracts.
A video of Murray, seemingly unaware he was being filmed, saying the show was not bringing him back because they wanted to save money, and encouraging fans to rally behind him, intensified speculation.
And a professional decision as well. I got really, really lucky. One Tree Hill was my very first television audition; it was a fairytale. I feel really lucky to have that level of success right out of the gate. The purpose of that video was to dispel the rumors that were being circulated. I was on your end of it for a very long time when I worked at MTV, and I understand how the rumor mill works. Everybody wants a sensational story. People even back then were blaming it on money, and [on me] being high maintenance Those rumors were really hurtful.
Of anybody on the show, I was the one who was very excited about doing all the extracurricular stuff — the mall tours, the radio tours, going to the upfronts I loved my involvement with this show, and I really just wanted my fan base to know that I wasn't turning my nose up at this wonderful opportunity I've had for the last six years.
There's an ugly trend where actors think they've surpassed the show that made them or the film that made them and badmouth it. I will never say a bad word about One Tree Hill. The entire shape of my world changed because of that show, so I'll always be very affectionate toward it.
Fans expected a tragic ending because of Lucas and Peyton's star-crossed history and the show's penchant for shocking finales. MTV composed tragic scenarios for how to write the couple out of the series, but concluded by saying, "Maybe after all they've been through in six seasons, these two deserved their happy ending. He was aware that people might not accept the new version of the show, but said that it needed to move on.
Austin Nichols, who plays Julian Baker, was also upgraded to series regular status. Schwahn said that the actors' busy schedules could possibly prevent a return in time for Brooke's wedding, but he hoped they could return later in the season.
His exit from the show was rather sudden and likely just a result of the writers wanting to pair Keith and Karen. It was nice to watch their relationship unfold the first time around. Although Andy could never replace Keith, it was kind of the writers to give her a happily ever after. Brooke and Chase It seems strange that interesting characters like Rachel or Alex were pushed to the sidelines, while far more bland ones, like Quinn or Chase, got increasingly more screen time in later seasons of OTH.
Chase entered the scene as a Clean Teen who Brooke fell for in season 4. Sadly though, that was not the case. Chase is nice and all, but in the end he was just a placeholder, and a boring one at that.
Mouth and Millie certainly had their fair share of ups and downs, but most fans were happy that they wound up together in the end. Much of what disappointed fans was the amount of screen time given to new characters Felix and Anna Taggaro. Much of the season was just boring and this couple was one of very few interesting elements. Rachel was a great addition to the series, but the writers were not kind to her after graduation. One of the only core characters to not be a success directly after high school, Rachel destroyed her modeling career as her addiction spiraled out of control.
He lied to Brooke, was cruel to Peyton, and had no amount of tolerance whatsoever, even for his own sister. Worse still, his ego was bigger than it had any right to be.
Most girls date at least one bad boy, but viewers were never onboard with this romance. We all knew that Brooke deserved better. Sadly, she and Mouth both had a hard time facing up to the fact that Felix was just a jerk. Part of what made Quinn so painfully bland was that she had no real flaws and therefore never took shape as a fully formed character.
Lucas and Brooke The love triangle is not the issue here, but rather the reveal at the end of season 2 that Lucas had feelings for Brooke.
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Sadly, by the time Brooke and Lucas were finally a couple, the five month marriage between the actors had ended, leaving their onscreen counterparts together, but sharing little screen time. Brooke was so cruel to Peyton that it was just plain out of character. Aside from that, Lucas spent so much time proclaiming his undying love for Brooke that the sudden realization of his true feelings for Peyton rang a bit false.
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