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One Tree Hill: Truth, Bitter Truth

Nathan and Lucas take a road trip to Charlotte for the Bobcats' basketball game and free HCM tests. While the boys are away, the girls have a slumber party at Haley's where things quickly get out of control when secrets are revealed -- Peyton doing cocaine, Haley lying to Nathan about Chris, and Brooke having sex in Haley's bed. Meanwhile, Karen begins to have doubts about her relationship with Andy when he gives her an A+ on a paper while she's in her bedroom. Later, the results of the HCM test are revealed.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x8
Production Number: 208
Airdate: Tuesday November 09th, 2004

Director: Billy Dickson
Writer: Stacy Rukeyser


Special Guest Stars
Emeka OkaforEmeka Okafor
As Himself

Guest Stars
Daniella AlonsoDaniella Alonso
As Anna
Kieren HutchisonKieren Hutchison
As Andy Hargrove
Maria MenounosMaria Menounos
As Jules
Michael CoponMichael Copon
As Felix
Tyler HiltonTyler Hilton
As Chris Keller

Co-Guest Stars
Will HazeWill Haze
As Rick
Rodney Lee RodgersRodney Lee Rodgers
As Technician
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
Barbara Alyn WoodsBarbara Alyn Woods
As Deb Scott
Episode Notes
Barry Corbin (Coach Whitey) does not appear in this episode.

Special guest star Emeka Okafor is a real life professional basketball player for the Charlotte Bobcats. The basketball game scenes were of a real game played at Charlotte Bobcats Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
American Analog SetGone To Earth 
Blue MerleEvery Ship Must Sail Away 
BuffseedsSparkle Me 
Doktor KosmosHoliday 
The FormatThe First Single 
Gwen StefaniWhat You Waiting For? 
John GoldHope Springs Eternal 
MidtownGive It Up 
MitchellYou're A Day 
Morella's ForestShining Stars 
Patty GriffinRowing Song 
Paul TrudeauFireball 
Peter DrogeA Lot Like You 
The Rag City DollsLet's Go 
SilverDid I Lose You There? 
Sum 41No Reason 
Teen Machine(I'm Gonna) Steal Your Girlfriend 
Trailer Park PamRunway 
Tyler Hilton & Bethany Joy LenzWhen the Stars Go Blue 
Vegas De MiloHigher/All My Life 
The VentsTime Keeps Turning 

Episode Quotes
Brooke: (voiceover) Someone once said "it's the good girls who keep diaries. The bad girls never have the time." Me, I just wanna live a life I'm going to remember. Even if I don't write it down.

Haley: All right! Well go ... whoever they are!
Nathan: Bobcats, Haley.
Haley: All right, well, I love bobcats. They’re so cute.
Nathan: You’re such a girl.

Nathan: I got the test results back. I'm fine.
Lucas: One in two, right?

Haley: I was kinda looking forward to having a night alone in the apartment.
Brooke: And I was kinda looking forward to being rich but we all adjust, don't we?

Peyton: Brooke! Leave her alone!
Brooke: Why?!
Haley: What are you going to do, snort her? And I didn't want this slumber party and you wanted it for yourself and you know it.
Brooke: Well, at least I didn't lie to my husband about hanging out with Chris!
Peyton: Woah!
Haley: Well, Peyton did cocaine with that Rick guy!
Peyton: Haley!
Brooke: What!?
Peyton: You had sex in her bed!
Anna: Guys ...
Brooke: (to Peyton) What's wrong with you? Crack whore!
Peyton: (to Brooke) Slut!
Anna: Okay.
Brooke: (to Haley) Liar!
(Haley pulls off Brooke's nose strip; Brooke screams)
Anna: Wow, Tree Hill's got some drama!

Episode Goofs
The second time that Lucas and Nathan are driving down the interstate listening to the "Holiday" song, the same shot is used as the first time they drive down the interstate. During the shot, Nathan is wearing a red long sleeved shirt when Nathan was wearing a short sleeved blue shirt in the scene previous to this scene.

Cultural References
Episode Title: Truth, Bitter Truth

"Truth, Bitter Truth" is the title of a song by Marianne Faithfull off the album Dangerous Acquaintances.

Brooke: (voiceover) Someone once said "it's the good girls who keep diaries. The bad girls never have the time." Me, I just wanna live a life I'm going to remember. Even if I don't write it down.

Brooke is quoting Tallulah Bankhead, an actress and talk-show host.

Episode References
Brooke: Another mechanic stripper. No, just Lucas.

In "Near Wild Heaven", Brooke hires a mechanic stripper for Haley's bachelorette party.

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