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One Tree Hill: Prom Night at Hater High

During Prom day, the effects of Nathan's pre-Prom party continue to ripple through Tree Hill. After seeing the sex tape that surfaced during the party, Haley confronts Nathan and demands a list of his past sexual relationships. Rachel is expelled from school after taking the blame over the stolen calculus exam for Brooke. Peyton admits to Lucas that she wants to skip Prom altogether, but Lucas sets out to change her mind and won't take no for an answer. Meanwhile, Mouth and Brooke each deal with dating a Clean Teen on Prom night.


Episode Info


Episode number: 4x15
Production Number: 3T5765
Airdate: Wednesday February 21st, 2007


Alternate Airdates:

BE (2BE) Jun 08, 2007

  • Currently 9.7/10
9.7/10 (9 Votes cast)

Trailer


 
Flash
Guest Stars
Matt BarrMatt Barr
As Psycho Derek
Recurring
Stephen CollettiStephen Colletti
As Chase Adams
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Bevin PrinceBevin Prince
As Bevin
Recurring
Cullen MossCullen Moss
As Junk
Recurring
Vaughn WilsonVaughn Wilson
As Fergie
Recurring
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
Lee NorrisLee Norris
As Marvin "Mouth" McFadden
Antwon TannerAntwon Tanner
As Skills Taylor
Danneel HarrisDanneel Harris
As Rachel Gattina
Moira KellyMoira Kelly
As Karen Roe
Barbara Alyn WoodsBarbara Alyn Woods
As Deb Scott

Recap

The episode opens with a flashback to two years ago on the night that Brooke/Nathan sex tape was made. Nathan is drunk and flirting with girls at a party at Nathan’s house. Peyton becomes angry with him, but nothing she says phases Nathan so she breaks it off with him. Peyton leaves the party and Nathan sits down on the couch with Brooke, who is also drunk. He talks to Brooke about how Peyton just broke up with him. Their stares meet and the scene cuts to Brooke and Nathan kissing in a bedroom. Nathan and Brooke pull their shirts off and fall onto a bed together. Nathan stops kissing her to turn on the video camera. Brooke hesitates, but agrees to let him film them when he says he’ll delete it. ..

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Episode Notes
Barry Corbin (Coach Durham) does not appear in this episode.

Series star Paul Johansson (Dan Scott) steps behind the camera to direct this episode.

Ratings: 3.15 million viewers



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
BuddyBlindsides 
Howie BeckSometimes (She's So Far In) 
JetAre You Gonna Be My Girl 
Matt Costa (1)These Arms 
The ShinsPhantom Limb 
Silversun PickupsThree Seed 
Vega4Life Is Beautiful 


Episode Quotes
Brooke: Why do you even care anymore?
Peyton: Why do I care? Brooke this has been one of the worst years of my life and I needed my best friend more than ever. And you cut me out because I was honest with you, and you were never ever honest with me.
Brooke: Peyton.
Peyton: You made fun of my mom's death Brooke. You knew her, you cried with me when she died. And now you use her as a punch line for some joke to hurt me. It hurt. It did, but not anymore because you and me we're done. You're right, she's dead, and as far as I'm concerned so are you.

Junk: Don't walk with me dude, people are gonna think we're together.
Fergie: Please. You could never get with Fergielicious.
Junk: Did you just say --
Fergie: (slightly embarrassed) Yeah ... yeah.

Brooke: Sorry I'm late.
Haley: That's what you're apologizing about?

(to Brooke about Peyton's reaction to the sex tape)
Rachel: Didn't you F her BF when you two were BFFs?

Deb: Oh you two look so cute. Wait, let me get the video camera.
Nathan: (to Haley) I'm sorry. Are you okay with this?
Haley: Oh, I so broke that camera.

Lucas: Ah, remember how we thought how cool it would be to hang out with the popular kids?
Haley: I don't think I ever said that, Mr. Lucas Sawyer.
Lucas: Woah, somebody wrote that on my notebook.

Lucas: Hey.
Nathan: This is the next stop on the Nathan Scott apology tour.
Lucas: Oh, I thought that tour was sold out.

Rachel: Thanks for being my friend, you cheating whore.
Brooke: Thanks for being my friend, you crazy bitch.

Lucas: For what it’s worth, I saw Brooke this morning, and she feels horrible about it.
Peyton: So the first thing you did this morning was go see Brooke?!
Lucas: It was on the way!
Peyton: You know what else is on the way? My front door. Shut it when you leave.

Nathan: I screwed up, and, um, if there’s one thing you know about it’s screwing up.
Dan: You left out basketball.
Nathan: Dad, it’s pretty bad this time.
Dan: Daunte bad? Or failed test bad?
Nathan: Me and Brooke made a sextape a few years back and it just got out bad.
Dan: Brooke Davis? Nice.

Lucas: Didn’t we kind of do the same thing to her?
Peyton: We had sex?! That’s funny, I really don’t remember. Must not have been very good.

Nathan: You want me to write a list of every single girl I’ve ever --
Haley: No. No, I guess not every single girl. You can cross Peyton, Brooke, and my sister off of that list.



Episode Goofs
In the beginning of the episode, Peyton gives Brooke a black eye, but throughout the episode the black eye appears and disappears.

During Brooke and Peyton's fight, Brooke is wearing only socks, yet in the previous scene she had heels on.



Cultural References
Episode Title: Prom Night at Hater High

"Prom Night at Hater High" is the title of a song by The Long Winters.

Episode Preview Tagline: Are You On The List?

In the preview for this episode, the phrase "Are You On The List?" was used, referring to the list of everyone Nathan's slept with that Haley demands to have. The "Are You On The List?" tagline was originally used for the NBC series Heroes in which the list was a list of every person with unique special powers in the world.

Peyton's Prom Dress

Peyton's prom dress is a replica of the dress that Felicity Huffman wore to the 2006 Golden Globe Awards.



Episode References
Peyton: (to Brooke) You made fun of my mom's death. You knew her, you cried with me when she died, and now you use her as a punchline to hurt me.

Brooke made fun of Ellie's death during the car ride to the state championship game in "Some You Give Away".



Analysis
For the first time in the series, Lucas calls Dan "Dad" instead of calling him Dan. Lucas has often made references that Dan is his father, but never has he called Dan "Dad" to his face, showing that recently they have made strides in their father-son relationship. Ironically, this large step in their relationship comes at a time when Lucas is close to realizing who really killed Keith, as well as a time that parallels Dan and Karen's relationship 18 years ago.



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