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One Tree Hill: The First Cut is the Deepest

In the midst of the bitter divorce between Deb and Dan, Nathan has to decide which parent he wants to live with. Dan decides to push Nathan's hand by bribing him with a new car and threatening to reveal a dark secret that Deb has been keeping. Meanwhile, Lucas hooks up with a beautiful stranger who he might be more connected to than he thinks and singer Sheryl Crow stops by Karen's Cafe.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x16
Production Number: 177515
Airdate: Tuesday March 02nd, 2004


Special Guest Stars
Sheryl CrowSheryl Crow
As Herself

Guest Stars
Antwon TannerAntwon Tanner
As Skills
Bryan GreenbergBryan Greenberg
As Jake
Emmanuelle VaugierEmmanuelle Vaugier
As Nicki

Co-Guest Stars
Brett ClaywellBrett Claywell
As Tim
Dean JamesDean James
As Bartender
Rick ForresterRick Forrester
As Matt Jerry
Main Cast
Chad Michael MurrayChad Michael Murray
As Lucas Scott
James LaffertyJames Lafferty
As Nathan Scott
Hilarie BurtonHilarie Burton
As Peyton Sawyer
Bethany Joy LenzBethany Joy Lenz
As Haley James Scott
Sophia BushSophia Bush
As Brooke Davis
Paul JohanssonPaul Johansson
As Dan Scott
Craig ShefferCraig Sheffer
As Keith Scott
Moira KellyMoira Kelly
As Karen Roe
Barry CorbinBarry Corbin
As Coach Whitey Durham
Barbara Alyn WoodsBarbara Alyn Woods
As Deb Scott
Episode Notes
Artist Sheryl Crow performs live at Karen's Cafe.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Bigg BlueBig Ballin' (Above The Rim) 
BosshouseBreaking Away 
Boss MartiansHe'll Be Around 
BuvaNever Like This 
Deb TalanTell Your Story Walking 
The FuzzParking 
Kid GlovesDon't Forget 
Sheryl CrowHome 
Sheryl CrowIt's Only Love 
Sheryl CrowLucky Kid 
Sheryl CrowThe First Cut Is The DeepestSheryl Crow performs for Nathan and Haley
Sheryl CrowThere Goes The Neighborhood 
Snow PatrolTiny Little Fractures 
Stone Dogs/GGBleed 

Episode Quotes
(Sheryl Crow walks into the cafe)
Haley: Sorry we’re --
Sheryl: I was hoping to get a cup of coffee.
Haley: Open! We are so open. Cup of, cup, uh, cu -- cup of coffee, yeah. We can, uh, we can do that for you. Sheryl Crow. I’m a huge fan. You have no idea how much it killed me to miss your concert tonight. We, we waited online and everything and then the stupid ebay snipers just --
Nathan: Haley. Let it go.
Haley: Right.

Tim: Hey gimp. Coach wants to see you at practice, pronto.
Lucas: Why?
Tim: What am I, a psychic?

Peyton: Actually we’re trying to track somebody down. He’s tall, blondish, kind of a loner --
Brooke: -- cheats on his girlfriend with skinny blonde bitches.

(Karen, Lucas and Haley are eating dinner at the cafe)
Karen: I can’t remember the last time the three of us did this.
Haley: Yea, it’s just like old times. Minus one spleen. (Lucas gives her a look) Oh, come on. It’s a joke. Tragedy plus time. Ha ha. Alright, too soon.

Nicki: Give me something’s that bad and I’ll tell you how it might be good.
Lucas: Okay. A bus load of kids crashes.
Nicki: The kids go to heaven. There’s less pollution from the bus.

Peyton: Boy dates girl, girl doesn’t know what she wants, boy starts dating girl’s best friend, girl ruins everything.

Karen: All right, let’s try something else. How was school?
Lucas: Well, let’s see. Brooke hates me and Peyton won’t talk to me.
Haley: See, it's like old times.

Episode Goofs
When Nathan speeds away in the Mustang after Dan gives it to him, his bookbag is lying on the driveway of the beach house. However, when Nathan arrives at school, he has the bookbag with him.

When Peyton and Brooke are at the bar, Peyton's mug of beer goes from being empty to being full between shots.

Cultural References
Episode Title: The First Cut is the Deepest

"The First Cut is the Deepest" is a song by Sheryl Crow.

Haley: We got sniped!

"Sniped" is a term in auctioning when someone bids in the last few seconds so they can get the item and outbid the others.

Episode References
The bar that Lucas goes to and that Peyton and Brooke find Lucas' arm brace is the bar that Brooke took him to in "With Arms Outstretched" for their first date.

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