History Characters / OneTreeHill

8th Jan '17 1:50:19 PM ChrisDV
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* ExpositoryHairstyleChange:
** Shaves his head at the start of the second season, to go along with his fresh start in Charleston.
** Spends the first four seasons clean shaven; after the 4 year time skip, he's got PermaStubble similar to Keith's.
** After finding out that [[spoiler:Lindsey]] has started seeing someone else in season 5, Lucas winds up getting a mohawk after several nights of heavy drinking. Haley promptly shaves it off after Jamie starts asking for one.



* ExpositoryHairstyleChange: At the start of season 5, Nathan has grown his hair out & has stopped shaving. He starts shaving again & cuts his hair as he starts trying to recover from his GameBreakingInury.



* ExpositoryHairStyleChange: Goes from curly hair to short & straight hair, back to curls, then curls with bangs with differing shades of blonde, then straightened hair which goes from a lighter blonde before finally switching to being a redhead halfway through season 6.

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* ExpositoryHairStyleChange: Goes In the third season, Peyton goes from curly hair to short & straight hair, back to curls, then curls with bangs with differing shades of blonde, then straightened hair which goes from a lighter hair. She claims that it's because "long, blonde before finally switching hair" was Ellie's thing, and she doesn't want to being a redhead halfway through season 6.look anything like her. Ironically, the change in hairstyles actually makes her look ''more'' like her.
29th Dec '16 4:06:13 PM ChrisDV
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* AesopAmnesia: In the first season, he starts dating Brooke after Peyton's initial rejection to him; he ultimately admits to Peyton that he's been hiding his feelings for since the rejection because he doesn't want to be hurt again. Five years later, he winds up doing the exact same thing with Lindsay after Peyton asked him to hold off on his marriage proposal for a year; this time with the added bonus of repeatedly denying that he's doing it.



* FirstGirlWins: [[spoiler: Peyton. Lucas chooses her over Brooke and Lindsey in season 6.]]

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* FirstGirlWins: [[spoiler: Peyton.[[spoiler:Peyton. Lucas chooses her over Brooke and Lindsey in season 6.]]



* InSeriesNickname:
** Broody, used exclusively by Brooke.
** Boyfriend, used by Brooke when they're dating



* MrFanservice: Lucas and his {{Shirtless Scene}}s give the female audience plenty of satisfaction.

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* MrFanservice: Lucas and his {{Shirtless Scene}}s give Surpisingly, downplayed. Whilst he has one notable moment where he's stark naked aside from the female audience plenty pair of satisfaction.basketballs that he's using to cover himself, he only has a handful of shirtless scenes throughout the show.



* TangledFamilyTree: His little sister is also his cousin.



* MrFanservice: The most obvious example, even more so than Lucas, thanks to his infamous {{Shirtless Scene}}s.

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* MrFanservice: The most obvious example, even more so than Lucas, thanks to his infamous {{Shirtless Scene}}s.series' go-to guy for shirtless scenes. Being that Nathan becomes a professional basketball player, he also has plenty of scenes where he's working out.



* TheCheerleader: Though she only does it because her mother was one. Every other aspect of Peyton's personality runs opposite to this trope, that Lucas & Ellie both commented that it seemed odd that Peyton was a cheerleader.
* CoolCar: The comet.

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* TheCheerleader: Though she only does it because her mother was one. Every other aspect of Peyton's personality runs opposite to this trope, that Lucas & Ellie both commented that it seemed odd that Peyton was a cheerleader.
* CoolCar: The comet.Comet.



* InSeriesNickname: P. Sawyer, used almost exclusively by Brooke.

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* InSeriesNickname: InSeriesNickname:
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P. Sawyer, used almost exclusively by Brooke.Brooke & Skills.
** Skinny Girl, used by Skills.


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* BrokenPedestal: Lucas already looks at him like this. After the truth about [[spoiler:Keith's murder]] comes out, Nathan loses whatever respect he still had for Dan, and he ultimately loses his power & influence in Tree Hill.


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** "Cheery" by Lucas.


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* TheNicknamer: Comes up with nicknames for Lucas, Peyton & Haley.
28th Dec '16 4:33:14 PM ChrisDV
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* BetterAsFriends: Eventually realises that this applies to Lucas & herself.



* EasilyForgiven: The longest someone holds a grudge against her is Peyton over [[spoiler:the sex tape Brooke made with Nathan]], and that only lasts two episodes - and even that only accounts for a day in-universe.



* {{Hypocrite}}: Her treatment of Peyton in season 4, following Peyton confessing that she had feelings for Lucas, considering that Brooke made a sex tape with Nathan on one of his many single night break-ups with Peyton
* InSeriesNickname: "Pretty Girl" by Lucas.

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* {{Hypocrite}}: Her treatment of Peyton in season 4, following Peyton confessing that she had feelings for Lucas, considering that Brooke made [[spoiler:made a sex tape with Nathan on one of his many single night break-ups with Peyton
Peyton]].
* InSeriesNickname: InSeriesNickname:
** "B. Davis" by Peyton.
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"Pretty Girl" by Lucas.Lucas, whilst they're dating.



** In Season 1, whilst Peyton & Lucas were in the wrong to start a relationship behind Brooke's back, Brooke ignores her own earlier attempted sabotage of Lucas & Peyton's developing relationship because she wanted to sleep with him.

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** In Season 1, whilst Peyton & Lucas were in the wrong to start a relationship behind Brooke's back, Brooke ignores her own earlier attempted sabotage of Lucas & Peyton's developing relationship (And by proxy, Nathan & Haley's relationship) because she wanted to sleep with him.


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* MyGreatestFailure: [[spoiler:The death of Jimmy Edwards. Whilst he gets better over time, it's clear that he's still affected by this at the end of the series, nearly a decade later.]]


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* WalkingTheEarth: With her mother & Andy after the TimeSkip.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Born in the penultimate episode of Season 4; After the the 4 year TimeSkip, she appears in a total of two episodes - 5x12 & 5x13 - and is rarely mentioned.
8th Dec '16 4:57:00 PM StevenAlex22
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--->'''Bevin:''' I [[RunningGag Brooke myself]] all the time, too.

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--->'''Bevin:''' -->'''Bevin:''' I [[RunningGag Brooke myself]] all the time, too.



--->'''Quinn:''' Remember when Haley had her first period!? You convinced her that she was dying!

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--->'''Quinn:''' -->'''Quinn:''' Remember when Haley had her first period!? You convinced her that she was dying!
8th Dec '16 4:50:09 PM StevenAlex22
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---> '''Brooke:''' [[EveryoneCanSeeit The rest of the world's been waiting on you two idiots since high school.]]

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---> --> '''Brooke:''' [[EveryoneCanSeeit The rest of the world's been waiting on you two idiots since high school.]]
6th Dec '16 1:17:12 AM annette12
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* BerserkButton: DO NOT mess with his family, friends or his loved ones in any way. Hurt his mom in any way and Lucas will get even.
26th Nov '16 2:47:06 PM ChrisDV
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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Whilst it's never brought up on the show, [[spoiler:Lucas' attempt to ruin Dan in Season 2 leads to him uncovering the ledger of Dan's fradulent activities at Dan Scott Motors, which leads to Deb attempting kill Dan after she finds out that she'd be implicated as it's ''her'' name listed as the owner on all of the dealership's records, which ultimately ends up with Dan murdering Keith]].



* BadassInDistress: Spends the entire last season as this.

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* BadassInDistress: Spends the entire majority of the last season as this.



* BrokenAce: He has a complicated and antagonistic relationship with his father, who moreso parades him (and to a lesser extent his mother) around as a trophy than having an actual healthy father-son relationship, his mother ignores him due to working all the time and she eventually backslides into drug addiction (though she gets better) and he was a big, arrogant manwhore with unstable relationships with women due to his troubled upbringing.

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* BrokenAce: BrokenAce:
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He has a complicated and antagonistic relationship with his father, who moreso parades him (and to a lesser extent his mother) around as a trophy than having an actual healthy father-son relationship, his mother ignores him due to working all the time and she eventually backslides into drug addiction (though she gets better) and he was a big, arrogant manwhore with unstable relationships with women due to his troubled upbringing.upbringing.
** After the 4 time skip, in Season 5 - it turns out that whilst he *did* make it to the NBA Draft, his anger issues ultimately led to him being paralysed after being thrown through a plate glass window, and subsequently missing out on his lifelong dream had led Nathan into an alcohol fueld depression.


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* WhatTheHellHero: In Season 5, Peyton calls Nathan out on his self-pity by pointing out that his paralysis isn't permanent & there are plenty of people in worse spots than him who would kill to have the second chance that he's giving up on.
13th Nov '16 5:08:50 PM ChrisDV
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'''John "Junk" Moretti''' ''(Portrayed by Creator/CullenMoss)''

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'''John !!'''John "Junk" Moretti''' ''(Portrayed by Creator/CullenMoss)''
13th Nov '16 5:07:35 PM ChrisDV
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* ChildrenAreInnocent: The Scotts didn't tell Jamie about Dan's crimes, leaving him confused as to why everyone else doesn't want Dan around. Even after he learns the truth, Jamie still tries to maintain his relationship with his grandfather.



* DeadpanSnarker: Has his moments when he gets older.



* RuleOfThree: Pointed out by Peyton as [[spoiler:the third guy to be shared by herself & Brooke.]]



* SixthRanger: Bonus points for being introduced in the ''sixth'' season. In addition, he's actually the final addition to the gang when the core five are still complete. [[spoiler: He even married the remaining single girl of the five, though two seasons after his introduction]].

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* SixthRanger: Bonus points for being introduced in the ''sixth'' season. In addition, he's actually the final addition to the gang when the core five are still complete. [[spoiler: He [[spoiler:He even married the remaining single girl of the five, though two seasons after his introduction]].



* WellDoneSonGuy: Has this relationship with his father.



* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: To Lucas & Peyton - he takes Peyton's role as the best friend whilst taking Lucas' love of sports.

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* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: To Lucas & Peyton - he takes Peyton's role as the best friend with the tortured backstory whilst taking Lucas' love of sports.



* CleaningUpRomanticLooseEnds: His return in Season 3 is for no other reason than to make it clear that Peyton is in love with Lucas.



!!'''Ferguson "Fergie" Thompson''' and '''John "Junk" Moretti''' ''(Portrayed by Creator/VaughnWilson and Creator/CullenMoss)''

* BlackBestFriend: Fergie to Lucas, Mouth & Junk.
* DemotedToExtra: Whilst never prominent characters, Junk and Fergie were given stuff to do during Seasons 1 & 2. By Season 9, they have been reduced to background characters.
* {{Flat Character}}s: They have no real role in the story. They are just...there. Save for a random episode in Season 7 where they babysit Jamie, and their frequent appearances on Mouth and Skills' couch playing video games, what real contribution did they have to the show? This is ultimately lampshaded during the cast of the movie adaptation of Lucas' book, as it's revealed that in order to streamline the cast for the film, Junk & Fergie's characters have been cut.
* GirlfriendInCanada: Junk claims to have one in response to Skills' "Four years of high school. Zero girlfriends for Junk and Fergie" comment in the fourth season finale.
* InSeriesNickname: Fergie - Fergilicious. Only he refers to himself with that, though.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Both of them. No one ever called Fergie "Ferguson" and Junk's real name is John.
* SaltAndPepper : Junk is white, Fergie is black.

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!!'''Ferguson "Fergie" Thompson''' and '''John "Junk" Moretti''' ''(Portrayed by Creator/VaughnWilson and Creator/CullenMoss)''

* BlackBestFriend: Fergie to Lucas, Mouth & Junk.
Creator/VaughnWilson)''

* DemotedToExtra: Whilst never prominent characters, Junk and Fergie were was given stuff to do during Seasons 1 & 2. By Season 9, they have he had been reduced to background characters.
character.
* {{Flat Character}}s: They have FlatCharacter: Has no real role in the story. They are Fergie is just...there. Save for a random episode in Season 7 where they he & Junk babysit Jamie, and their frequent appearances on Mouth and Skills' couch playing video games, what real contribution did they have to the show? This is ultimately lampshaded during the cast of the movie adaptation of Lucas' book, as it's revealed that in order to streamline the cast for the film, Junk & Fergie's characters have been cut.
* GirlfriendInCanada: Junk claims to have one in response to Skills' "Four years of high school. Zero girlfriends for Junk and Fergie" comment in the fourth season finale.
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InSeriesNickname: Fergie - Fergilicious. Only he refers to himself with that, though.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Both of them. No one ever Is called Fergie "Ferguson" twice during the course of the show - once whilst teasing Lucas over forgetting his roots after not coming down to the River Court for a while, and Junk's real when his name is John.
called out during graduation.
* SaltAndPepper : Junk is white, Fergie is black.SaltAndPepper: Fulfils this dynamic with Junk.



* ThoseTwoGuys: Always appear together. In the Season 4 finale, there's a shot of the 12 graduating seniors paired up - Lucas & Peyton, Nathan & Haley, Brooke & Chase, Rachel & Mouth, Bevin & Skills, and... Junk & Fergie. Likewise, at Lucas & Peyton's wedding, there's a brief series of shots showing the various couples who aren't married; namely Mia & Chase, Mouth & Millie, Skills & Lauren, and again, Junk & Fergie.

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* ThoseTwoGuys: Always appear together.Almost always appears alongside Junk. In the Season 4 finale, there's a shot of the 12 graduating seniors paired up - Lucas & Peyton, Nathan & Haley, Brooke & Chase, Rachel & Mouth, Bevin & Skills, and... Junk & Fergie. Likewise, at Lucas & Peyton's wedding, there's a brief series of shots showing the various couples who aren't married; namely Mia & Chase, Mouth & Millie, Skills & Lauren, and again, Junk & Fergie.

'''John "Junk" Moretti''' ''(Portrayed by Creator/CullenMoss)''

* DemotedToExtra: Whilst never prominent characters, Junk was given stuff to do during Seasons 1 & 2. By Season 9, he had been reduced to background characters.
* FlatCharacter: Has no real role in the story. Junk is just...there. Save for a random episode in Season 7 where he & Fergie babysit Jamie, and their frequent appearances on Mouth and Skills' couch playing video games, what real contribution did they have to the show? This is ultimately lampshaded during the cast of the movie adaptation of Lucas' book, as it's revealed that in order to streamline the cast for the film, Junk & Fergie's characters have been cut.
* GirlfriendInCanada: Claims to have one in response to Skills' "Four years of high school. Zero girlfriends for Junk and Fergie" comment in the fourth season finale.
* HiddenDepths: Calls a crisis hotline during season 8, and admits that he's displeased with his life due to it seemingly going nowhere.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: No one ever calls Junk by his real name, John.
* SaltAndPepper : Fulfils this dynamic with Fergie.
* {{Satellite Character}}s: To Lucas, Mouth and Skills. Which is really saying something since Skills is kind of a SatelliteCharacter himself.
* ThoseTwoGuys: Almost always appears alongside Fergie.
In the Season 4 finale, there's a shot of the 12 graduating seniors paired up - Lucas & Peyton, Nathan & Haley, Brooke & Chase, Rachel & Mouth, Bevin & Skills, and... Junk & Fergie. Likewise, at Lucas & Peyton's wedding, there's a brief series of shots showing the various couples who aren't married; namely Mia & Chase, Mouth & Millie, Skills & Lauren, and again, Junk & Fergie.



* OffscreenBreakup: With Skills in season 5 and with Tim in the SeriesFinale.

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* OffscreenBreakup: With Skills in season 5 5, and with Tim in the SeriesFinale.between seasons 5 & 9.
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* BreakoutCharacter: Brooke was brought on as comic relief character to stir the pot and later grew to being billed third in the credits by Season Seven. She's also the character that everyone remembers first from the series above any of the Scotts.

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* BreakoutCharacter: Brooke was brought on as comic relief character to stir the pot and later grew to being billed third third[[note]]Due to Chad Michael Murray, Hilarie Burton & Paul Johannson no longer series regulars at that point[[/note]] in the credits by Season Seven. She's also the character that everyone remembers first from the series above any of the Scotts.
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