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One Tree Hill: You Are A Runner And I Am My Father's Son

Nathan hits his end with Clay, causing tension between Haley and Quinn. Brooke admits to Julian her worries about his relationship with Alex. Meanwhile, Skills tries to land a job in Los Angeles and Millicent's drug problem worsens.


Episode Info


Episode number: 7x10
Airdate: Monday November 16th, 2009

Director: Paul Johansson
Writer: Mark Schwahn

Alternate Airdates:

UK (E4) Aug 16, 2010

  • Currently 8.1/10
8.1/10 (14 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Danneel Harris
As Rachel Gatina
Recurring
Daphne Zuniga
As Victoria Davis
Recurring
Stephen Colletti
As Chase Adams
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Andrea Moore
As Makenna
Recurring
Dan Mengini
As Newscaster
Recurring
John Peebles
As Toby
Recurring
John Riggins
As Ken
Recurring
Logan Anderson
As Kelly
Recurring
Michael Grubbs
As Grubbs
Recurring
Main Cast
James Lafferty
As Nathan Scott
Bethany Joy Lenz
As Haley James Scott
Sophia Bush
As Brooke Davis
Paul Johansson
As Dan Scott
Austin Nichols
As Julian Baker
Lee Norris
As Marvin "Mouth" McFadden
Antwon Tanner
As Skills Taylor
Jackson Brundage
As James "Jamie" Scott
Robert Buckley (2)
As Clay Evans
Jana Kramer
As Alex Dupre
Shantel VanSanten
As Quinn Scott
Lisa Goldstein Kirsch
As Milicent Huxtable
Episode Notes
Ratings: 2.2 million



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
AA BondyFalse RiverJulian gets a text message from Alex
Civil TwilightLetters From The Skyopening scene
Jason WalkerDownBrooke tells Julian about the pregnancy test
Kim TaylorBaby I Need YouBrooke tells Julian about her doctor appointment
Kim TaylorWhere Do We GoMouth finds cocaine
Lou BarlowGravitateMouth tells Dan about Nathan
OceanshipHotblackclosing scene
Quinn MarstonElectrical OneClay gets fired
The RescuesStranger KeeperMouth finds Millie doing drugs
The RescuesLet the Horses LooseJulian tells Alex there won't be a movie
Ryan McAllisterToo Many PillsVictoria reports a drunk driver


Episode Quotes
Dan: (voice over) Who you are is who you are. We're liars. We're thieves. We're addicts. We take our happiness for granted until we hurt ourselves or someone else. We hold grudges. And when faced with our mistakes, we reinvent the past. We reinvent ourselves. At least we try. We're prideful, and we're lustful, and we're incredibly flawed. And eventually, our flaws catch up to us.

Victoria: It's for you. It's Millicent's agent.
Brooke: Millicent has an agent?
Victoria: Yeah, so do those Spencer and Heidi people. Go figure.

Haley: Can Clay fix this?
Nathan: No. As of five minutes ago I’m not gonna be a Bobcat.

Clay: Negotiations are about risks. Calculated risks. I was doing what I thought was right. I made a mistake.
Quinn: Can I help you?

Haley: You feel badly for Clay?
Quinn: Of course I do.
Haley: Well you’re a huge part of why Clay got fired, and you know it. So why don’t you sleep on that.

Rachel: I had an idea … we do a live broadcast from right here.
Dan: From the hallway where I murdered my brother?
Rachel: Exactly.
Dan: Where one of your classmates committed suicide?
Rachel: I was in the classroom that day. I can lend an authenticity to it. We can reach out to the disenfranchised or whatever. And you can finally come to terms with the choices you made that day. It’ll be riveting television.
Dan: Little insensitive isn’t it?
Rachel: Not as insensitive as murdering your brother.

Haley: How are we doing? Do I need to go platinum so we can keep the house?

Mouth: Television is funny, isn’t it? It can erase all your mistakes, or hold them against you.
Dan: It doesn’t erase anything. You didn’t make a mistake. Remember that.

Chase: Hi Mrs. Davis.
Victoria: Do I know you?
Chase: Really? Come on.
Victoria: Oh, right, you know my daughter. Your name is Fetch or Dash or something.
Chase: It’s Chase. And I didn’t just date her. We were lovers.
Victoria: Yeah, but for about 30 seconds from what I’ve heard.
Chase: We should shave that woman’s head and check it for the mark of the beast.
Grubbs: I don’t now. I thought she was kind of hot.

Dan: Not exactly what I meant when I said take control of your life. At least the suit looks nice. Guess some people just don’t have the fortitude.
Clay: My wife died. Suddenly and unfairly. But she believed in me. And she believed in what I wanted to do. So I buried her, and I picked out her headstone, and then I went to work. So don’t tell me about fortitude. And don’t lecture me about dark days. Because this, is far from my darkest day.
Dan: Wanna get a drink?
Clay: I might be in a dark place but at least there’s hope for me with Nathan. I wouldn’t say the same for you.



Cultural References
Victoria: It's for you. It's Millicent's agent.
Brooke: Millicent has an agent?
Victoria: Yeah, so do those Spencer and Heidi people. Go figure.

Victoria is referencing Spencer and Heidi Pratt who gained notoriety as reality stars while on MTV's The Hills.



Episode References
Rachel: I was in the classroom that day. I can lend an authenticity to it. We can reach out to the disenfranchised or whatever. And you can finally come to terms with the choices you made that day. It’ll be riveting television.

Rachel is referencing the school shooting in "With Tired Eyes, Tired Minds, Tired Souls, We Slept."



Warning: One Tree Hill season 7 episode 10 guide may contain spoilers
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