The long-time triangle of Lucas, Peyton and Brooke is finally condensed. And the Ravens - led by Coach Whitey Durham - have one last chance for basketball glory and the state championship. Hello, future..." In a shocking season opener, the aftermath of the post-wedding car accident unfolds.
While Haley is deeply affected by Nathan's attempt to rescue Cooper and Rachel, Brooke confronts Lucas with her true feelings, and Peyton makes a startling discovery.
With its approach comes the realization that, for students and parents alike, life is changing forever. Two expectant mothers are about to raise Tree Hill's population statistics.
There are new loves to nurture and old scores to settle. Lucas begins to wonder what really happened the terrifying day Keith died.
You said you felt bad for the kids who never figured it out, because when they grew up and had kids of their own, there wouldn't be any gifts on Christmas morning. But sometimes I feel like you're sitting out your life on account of me, and I don't want that for you. Lucas : [closing voice-over] There is a tide in the affairs of men... But omitted, and the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and miseries... Season five is set four years into the future from the season 4 finale, and after the main characters have graduated from college.Production for this season of One Tree Hill, along with production for all other American scripted television shows, was caught in the middle of a contract dispute between the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE), Writers Guild of America, west (WGAw) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).Sophia Bush read for the role of Brooke three times.The first time she was told she didn't look sexy enough, the second time she was told she looked too sexy, and the third time she was offered the part.8. Creator Mark Schwahn originally wrote One Tree Hill as a feature-length project called Ravens.2.