TV Episodes The Best One Tree Hill Episodes  

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List Rules Best One Tree Hill episodes, no matter how popular they are.

List of the best One Tree Hill episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. One Tree Hill is a teen drama which ran from 2003-2012 on the CW. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top One Tree Hill episodes of all time are. Fans of One Tree Hill are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

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Some You Give Away is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Nov 29 2006 As the Ravens prepare for the championship, Lucas learns Nathan intends to throw the game and decides on a risky plan to even the odds. Karen insists Deb show up for her son's final game and ...more

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With Tired Eyes, Tired Minds, ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Mar 01 2006 Due to the aftermath of the release of the time capsule, chaos breaks out. Someone is holding students of Tree Hill hostage with a gun, shooting. While lives hang in the balance, Nathan and ...more

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The Show Must Go On is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
May 03 2006 Nathan worries about Haley as they prepare to renew their vows. Peyton and Brooke's friendship becomes strained and Deb confesses to Dan about the fire.

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All of a Sudden I Miss Everyon... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Jun 13 2007 Dan must face the harsh consequences of his decision to murder Keith as Karen and Haley's pregnancies complicate the lives of Nathan and the graduating seniors of Tree Hill High. Lucas wrestles ...more

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Every Night Is Another Story is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Oct 28 2003 When Whitey throws Lucas and Nathan off the bus due to their misconduct on the basketball court, not only does it leave the two brothers stranded 30 miles from home, but they encounter a carload ...more

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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Sep 23 2003 Aside from a love for hoops, it would seem that Lucas and Nathan are two young men with little in common, but they are bound by the dark secret that they share the same father. Nathan is the ...more

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Almost Everything I Wish I'd S... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
May 17 2010 Haley tries to overcome her depression by joining Nathan, Jamie and the rest of the Tree Hill gang on a trip to Utah for the premiere of Julian's film.

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Prom Night at Hater High is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Prom Night at Hater High Feb 21 2007 It's Prom day, and emotions are flying high at Tree Hill. An emotional Haley confronts Nathan about the sex tape and asks for a list of all his past sexual encounters. Meanwhile, an angry Peyton ...more

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Over the Hills and Far Away is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Apr 26 2006 Haley argues about her wedding dress with Brooke during the rehearsal dinner. Elsewhere Karen and Lucas arrive back in town. And Peyton is surprised by what she finds...

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I Will Dare is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
I Will Dare Oct 19 2004 Felix organizes a "dare night" to test the limits of his new classmates. While out playing the game, Lucas meets a mysterious new girl, Anna, and the two of them seem to hit it off. ...more

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The Truth Doesn't Make A Noise is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
The Truth Doesn't Make A Noise Sep 28 2004 With the assistance of Peyton and Brooke, Lucas throws Nathan and Haley a wedding reception. Although Haley's parents support the marriage, Deb has a difficult time accepting it. Meanwhile, ...more

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A Multitude of Casualties is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
A Multitude of Casualties Nov 02 2005 The Ravens begin basketball practice. New team captain Nathan clashes with Lucas over Haley, and a new cheerleader sets her sights on Lucas. Elsewhere, Dan's mayoral bid takes a surprising turn ...more

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Pictures of You is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
jash_breadford added Pictures of You Feb 07 2007 A class assignment reveals the deepest secrets and desires of Lucas and the students at Tree Hill High. Worried about college prospects, Skills turns to Haley, while Nathan wrestles with Deb's ...more

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I and Love and You is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
I and Love and You Oct 26 2009 Dan brings Renee onto his television show, leaving Nathan and Haley powerless to stop him from revealing the truth of her pregnancy to the world. Quinn examines what went wrong with David, and ...more

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I Forgot to Remember to Forget is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Jan 29 2008 In this flashback episode, memories are looked back upon. Lucas surprises Peyton in Los Angeles and they talk. He asks her something and is left with a surprising answer. Meanwhile, Nathan's ...more

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Life in a Glass House is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Nov 04 2003 On the night of Dan and Deb's annual basketball appreciation party stirs up old wounds and new feelings as Karen makes a new friend, Keith faces off with his younger brother once again and Lucas ...more

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How a Resurrection Really Feel... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Dec 07 2005 It is revealed that Lucas knows who tried to kill Dan and he confronts the guilty party. Brooke, Peyton and Haley find themselves behind bars. Peyton finds her guilty conscience on the surface. ...more

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Are You True? is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Oct 07 2003 Frustrated by Lucas' growing popularity at school, Nathan searches for Lucas' weak spot, and finds it in Haley. Meanwhile, Peyton is furious with Lucas for submitting her drawings to the local ...more

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Like You Like an Arsonist is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Oct 05 2005 In the third season premiere, we finally discover Dan's fate after the fire. Besides the situation with his father, Nathan also has to deal with Haley's reappearance in Tree Hill and the future ...more

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Hundred is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Hundred Mar 18 2008 On Lucas and Lindsey's wedding day, Peyton must choose between intervening and losing Lucas forever. Nathan uses the event to try to mend his marriage to Haley. All are shocked when Dan, who is ...more

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Love The Way You Lie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Love The Way You Lie Jan 25 2012 Dan helps a struggling Haley at Karen’s Café. Meanwhile, Quinn discovers that Clay is hiding something from her, and Chase tries to mend a broken heart. Brooke is let down by her lunch ...more

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Touch Me I'm Going to Scream, ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Touch Me I'm Going to Scream, Part 1 Sep 01 2008 In the sixth season premiere, Tree Hill residents must make a decision that will change their lives forever. Lucas finally pursues his dream with the woman he loves, Brooke must face a reunion ...more

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You And Me And The Bottle Make... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
You And Me And The Bottle Makes Three Tonight Mar 16 2009 Peyton and Lucas deal with shocking news about Peyton's pregnancy as Brooke and Julian face a crossroads in their relationship. Meanwhile, Nathan and Haley celebrate their anniversary, with Dan ...more

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Lifetime Piling Up is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Lifetime Piling Up May 10 2005 Lying in a coma after his race car accident, Nathan dreams of what life would have been like if Dan had stayed with Karen and Lucas instead of marrying Deb. In this imaginary world, Lucas would ...more

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Things A Mama Don’t Know is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Things A Mama Don’t Know Jan 05 2009 Peyton shares some startling news with Lucas, who discovers that Julian has been keeping another secret about the movie. While searching for runaway Sam, Brooke is forced to confront her ...more

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A Hand To Take Hold of The Sce... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
A Hand To Take Hold of The Scene Jan 12 2009 News of Peyton's condition spreads like wildfire through Tree Hill. Brooke tries to suss out Julian's intentions. Mouth and Millicent strive to keep their relationship going. Meanwhile, Brooke ...more

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Our Life is Not a Movie or May... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Our Life is Not a Movie or Maybe Oct 27 2008 Lucas' novel receives interest from a suprising person, as does Mouth as he meets his new intern. Jamie begins to develop a crush on Sam and her rebellious ways, while someone becomes enamored ...more

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Racing Like a Pro is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Racing Like a Pro Jan 08 2008 Haley tries to make Nathan understand what is going to happen if he doesn't change his ways. Lucas and Skills prepare James to compete in a race-car competition. Meanwhile, Brooke faces problems ...more

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The Games That Play Us is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
May 11 2004 Lucas and Nathan bear the brunt of Dan's abuse as he coaches them into the playoffs, pushing both of them to their breaking points. Haley is stunned after Dan threatens her, causing her to ...more

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The Desperate Kingdom of Love is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
The Desperate Kingdom of Love Sep 21 2004 After Lucas and Keith learn that Dan had a heart attack and is still in the hospital, they decide it is best for them to return to Tree Hill. When Deb learns about Haley and Nathan's marriage, ...more

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All That You Can't Leave Behin... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Oct 21 2003 Lucas asks Keith to play with him in the annual "Father and Son" basketball game, and realizes he got the better father figure after Dan publicly humiliates Nathan on the court. Also, ...more

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Family Affair is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Family Affair Jan 25 2010 Nathan tries to keep Haley calm after Taylor shows up at their house with Quinn’s ex-husband in tow. Julian sticks up for Alex on the set of their movie, and Brooke leans on Alexander to ease ...more

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The Places You Have Come To Fe... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Sep 30 2003 Lucas blows his first Varsity game and decides to quit the team. The wedge between Nathan and Peyton continues to grow after Peyton tires of Nathan's jabs at Lucas. Meanwhile, Keith forces Karen ...more

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An Attempt to Tip the Scales is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Oct 26 2005 It's Halloween in Tree Hill and everybody is celebrating at Tric, with special guest band Fall Out Boy. The masquerade ball gives the opportunity to Haley to win back Nathan while Brooke is ...more

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Suddenly Everything Has Change... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Feb 24 2004 After his near-death experience, Lucas decides he made the wrong choice between Brooke and Peyton so he breaks things off with Brooke and secretly rekindles his romance with Peyton. However, the ...more

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You Have Got to be Kidding Me ... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
You Have Got to be Kidding Me (Autopsy of the Devil's Brain) Nov 24 2008 Brooke is shocked to find out that Samantha is in her room with a boy named Jack. Along with that, Julian asks her to make some clothes for the movie. Peyton tries to get Mia to focus on her ...more

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4 Years, 6 Months, 2 Days is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Jan 08 2008 "4 Years, 6 Months, 2 Days" is the first episode of the fifth season of the television series One Tree Hill, and eighty-ninth episode in total. The episode premiered on the The CW on ...more

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Sympathy for the Devil is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Sympathy for the Devil Nov 03 2008 Sam teaches Jamie about money. Brooke must decide whether to date Owen again, since he broke her heart the last time. Nathan comes face to face with an old rival. Meanwhile, Lucas' novel forces ...more

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Even Fairy Tale Characters Wou... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Even Fairy Tale Characters Would be Jealous Nov 10 2008 Tension arises backstage at Peyton's USO show as Lucas deals with Peyton and Julian's past. While Haley tries to find a way to ease her stage fright, Nathan grapples with a decision that could ...more

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The Search For Something More is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
kaitlyn.brown added The Search For Something More Nov 11 2003 Looking for some fun, Brooke and Peyton crash a college party, but things turn ugly when one of the guys in the dorm, Gabe drugs Peyton. After Brooke calls Lucas for help, the two bond over ...more

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Don't You Want to Share the Gu... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Don't You Want to Share the Guilt? Feb 01 2012 As Julian deals with his guilt, Brooke helps Haley confront a new rival cafe, and its difficult owner. Meanwhile, Chase's new girl has a complicated secret, and Quinn takes extreme measures that ...more

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We Change, We Wait is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
We Change, We Wait Jan 19 2009 Lucas and Julian have a difficult time finding the right director for their movie. Meanwhile, a present from Lucas confuses Peyton and Brooke battles with romantic complications.

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My Way Home is Through You is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
My Way Home is Through You Jan 15 2008 Now that Peyton and Brooke are back in Tree Hill, Lindsey worries that the two might threaten her and Lucas' relationship. Meanwhile, Nathan visits Dan in prison (his first visit in four years) ...more

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The Tide That Left and Never C... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
The Tide That Left and Never Came Back (1) May 24 2005 In the first part of the two hour second season finale, things heat up between Lucas and Brooke after they head to New York for an overnight stay with Haley. Peyton is elated when she gets the ...more

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In Da Club is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
In Da Club Feb 12 2008 The Honorary Title performs at Tric and Mia plays her song there as well. Carrie tries to get closer to Nathan. Brooke sets Mouth up on a blind date with her assistant and Lindsey confronts ...more

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Life is Short is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Life is Short Apr 28 2008 Nathan and Haley throw a birthday party for Jamie. Deb hired a clown, and Haley is not happy with it since it's a creepy one. Lindsey returns to Tree Hill for Jamie's birthday, which gives Lucas ...more

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We Three (My Echo, My Shadow a... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
We Three (My Echo, My Shadow and Me) Nov 17 2008 Lucas falls asleep and dreams of a 1940s Tree Hill were he owns Karen's Cafe. Here, Dan is a dangerous mobster and everyone is entangled in his web: Brooke owes him money, Mouth is searching for ...more

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Between Order and Randomness is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Between Order and Randomness Feb 01 2005 Nathan comes clean with Haley about his past relationship with Taylor, although Haley continues to email Chris without telling Nathan and Taylor finds out. Lucas and Karen remain at odds over ...more

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Weeks Go By Like Days is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
Weeks Go By Like Days Jan 18 2010 The Scott family joins Haley on the last leg of her tour, while Brook and Julian reconnect after their 6-week break. Clay and Quinn try to figure out how to move forward after his public ...more

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You Know I Love You, Don’t You is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best One Tree Hill Episodes
You Know I Love You, Don’t You Nov 30 2009 Nathan and Haley’s careers bring about a tough decision for the family, and Julian divulges a secret to Alex that leads to a confrontation with Brooke. Meanwhile, Clay tries to resuscitate his ...more