History Characters / OneTreeHill

18th Aug '16 3:09:54 PM ChrisDV
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* TheGenericGuy: Whilst the other characters all have their quirks, Jake is really just there to give Lucas an ally on the basketball team & serve as a RomanticFalseLead for Peyton, with no real characterisation beyond the fact that he's a nice guy who happens to have a daughter.



* RomanticFalseLead: Begins a relationship with Peyton in Season 2, which really just serves to clear the way for Brooke & Lucas to get back together whilst Peyton realises that she still loves Lucas.



%%* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}



* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:At the end of the episode, Keith was trying to talk to Jimmy. But Jimmy thought Peyton was going to die and nothing would get better; he then shot himself.]]

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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:At [[spoiler:Upon seeing the end of the episode, Keith was trying to talk to Jimmy. But unconcious & bleeding out Peyton, Jimmy thought Peyton was going to die and nothing would loses all hope that things could get better; he then shot himself.better & puts his gun to his chest before pulling the trigger.]]



%%* SanitySlippage
14th Aug '16 2:55:24 PM ChrisDV
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* GenreSavvy: Spends the entirity of Brooke's wedding ensuring that everything that could go wrong (And in fact, ''has'' gone wrong at previous Tree Hill weddings) doesn't.



* TokenMinority: The only black recurring character.

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* TokenMinority: The only black recurring character.character until Season 5.


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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Releases the time capsule because she wanted to cause drama, which ultimately leads to [[spoiler:Jimmy Edwards taking a gun into school]].
14th Aug '16 1:08:32 PM ChrisDV
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* WhenSheSmiles: As Lucas notes, happy looks good on her.



[[folder:Haley James Scott]]
!!'''Haley James Scott''' (Portrayed by Bethany Joy Lenz[=/=]Galeotti)

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[[folder:Haley James Scott]]
James-Scott]]
!!'''Haley James Scott''' James-Scott''' (Portrayed by Bethany Joy Lenz[=/=]Galeotti)



* TwoFirstNames: Three after marrying Nathan.

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* TomboyishName: Haley is definitely a feminine name. The rest of her name consists entirely of masculine names - Bob, James & Scott.
* TwoFirstNames: Three Technically, four after marrying Nathan.Nathan.
* WeNamedTheDogIndiana: Haley's middle name, Bob, comes from the James family's old house cat who despised being held, with her mother noting the similarity between the two as the newborn Haley kept squirming whenever someone held her.



* SelfServingMemory: In regards to her break-up with Lucas & falling out with Peyton in Season 4. Brooke repeatedly ignores the circumstances behind their kiss in Season 3[[note]]Peyton was bleeding out during the school shooting, and kissed Lucas as she thought she was going to die[[/note]] and that Peyton was willing to hide her feelings for Lucas if Brooke admitted she loved him.

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* SelfServingMemory: In regards to both of her break-up break-ups with Lucas & falling out outs with Peyton in Seasons 1 & 4.
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Season 4. 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.
** In Season 4,
Brooke repeatedly ignores the circumstances behind their kiss in Season 3[[note]]Peyton was bleeding out during the school shooting, and kissed Lucas as she thought she was going to die[[/note]] and that Peyton was willing to hide her feelings for Lucas if Brooke admitted she loved him.



* TagalongKid: To the adult main cast. Other kids are added in the last few years though.

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* TagalongKid: To the adult main cast. Other kids are added in the last few years with Season 6 though.



* LimitedWardrobe: Is only ever seen in his military fatigues or his dress uniform.



* CoolAunt: To Jamie, although it's probably due to them being in the same age[[note]]She was actually only a few hours older than him[[/note]]. [[spoiler: Presumably, she's this to to Sawyer, and ''maybe'' Lydia, as well.]]



* InsistentTerminology: Argues that Jamie has to call her Aunt Lily[[note]]Technically, she's not his aunt anyway - whilst Lucas & Nathan are half-brothers, she's only Nathan's cousin & subsequently isn't Jamie's aunt.[[/note]]



* RunawayBride: [[spoiler:Lindsay abandons Lucas at the altar when she realizes that Lucas' book isn't actually about a comet at all... because Peyton's car is the Comet, and Lucas unconsciously wrote the book with her in mind.]]

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* RunawayBride: [[spoiler:Lindsay [[spoiler:Lindsey abandons Lucas at the altar when she realizes that Lucas' book isn't actually about a comet at all... because Peyton's car is the Comet, and Lucas unconsciously wrote the book with her in mind.]]
13th Aug '16 7:28:36 AM Erivale
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* CreepyGood: During the last two seasons, at least, where he's firmly one of the good guys, if an AntiHero, and still retains all the same mannerisms he had when he was a villain. Of note is the time when Quinn asked him for advice on how to kill someone, and he told her all the horrifying details of killing and then hiding a body, which involves dismemberment, in an attempt to get her to give up on it.
10th Aug '16 2:42:54 PM ChrisDV
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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 Ellie commented that it seemed odd that Peyton was a cheerleader.

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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.



* DrivesLikeCrazy: Almost runs over [[spoiler: her eventual husband]] Lucas Scott in the opening scenes of the show because she was searching the floor of her car for a dropped CD while driving.

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* DrivesLikeCrazy: Almost runs over [[spoiler: her [[spoiler:her eventual husband]] Lucas Scott in the opening scenes of the show because she was searching the floor of her car for a dropped CD while driving.



* ExpositoryHairStyleChange: Goes from curly hair to short, straight hair, then curls with bangs with differing shades of blonde, then dirty blonde straightened hair for her last two seasons.

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* ExpositoryHairStyleChange: Goes from curly hair to short, short & straight hair, back to curls, then curls with bangs with differing shades of blonde, then dirty blonde straightened hair for her last two seasons.which goes from a lighter blonde before finally switching to being a redhead halfway through season 6.
7th Aug '16 4:56:52 AM ChrisDV
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!!'''Mick Wolf''' ''(Portrayed by John Doe)

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!!'''Mick Wolf''' ''(Portrayed by John Doe)
Doe)''
7th Aug '16 4:56:06 AM ChrisDV
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!!'''Derek Sommers''' ''(Portrayed by Creator/ErnestWaddell)

* {{Badass}}: A member of the U.S. Marine Corps.
* BadassInANiceSuit: When he wears his dress uniform.
* BigBrotherInstinct: Towards Peyton, eventually.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Starts off not wanting to have anything to do with his sister, but gradually comes to have a loving relationship with her.
* ParentalAbandonment: His biological father abandonned his mother for Ellie Harp.
* ShipperOnDeck: For Lucas & Peyton. It's ultimately his encouragement that leads to Peyton admitting her feelings.


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!!'''Mick Wolf''' ''(Portrayed by John Doe)

* TheAlcoholic: His AA token commemorating a year's sobriety is actually Ellie's from the year she was pregnant with Peyton.
* BrokenPedestal: Peyton is initially thrilled to meet him, due to his status as a notable studio musician. Upon realising that he's her biological father, this happens as Mick had been intentionally avoiding admitting this to her & he skipped a dinner to get drunk in a bar.
* DisappearedDad: To Derek, abandonning him & his mother to start a relationship with Ellie Harp. He's also absent from his daughter's life until she's 22.
* LukeIAmYourFather: Peyton's biological father. He turns up at the start of season 6, looking to get to know her without actually admitting who he is.

7th Aug '16 3:50:36 AM ChrisDV
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* GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex: Whilst Chase's actual proficiency in the bedroom is joked about, he's considered to be a ''very'' good kisser by Brooke, Peyton & Mia.


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* OnTheRebound: Serves as Brooke's rebound guy after she accepts that there's no future for her & Lucas.
6th Aug '16 8:53:39 PM annette12
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[[folder:Antwon "Skills" Taylor]]
!!'''Antwon "Skills" Taylor''' (Portrayed by Creator/AntwonTanner)
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* AdamWesting: According to Antwon Tanner, he pretty much ''is'' Skills in real life.
* TheArtifact: Just like Mouth, his character became more pointless in later seasons.
* AscendedExtra: Like Mouth, was initially introduced as one of Lucas's friends from the River Court, but unlike Mouth, rarely appeared without the other River Court guys. In Season 3, he received the character development that Mouth did in Season 2, and was Promoted to Opening Titles the following season.
%%* BaldOfAwesome
* BetaCouple: With Bevin.
* BlackBestFriend: To both Lucas and Mouth.
* CommutingOnABus: After Season 7.
* DemotedToExtra: During the second half of Season 8, to the point that his only appearance in the Season Finale (Which was written as the ''GrandFinale'') is wearing a chicken suit in an audition for Millie's old field reporter job.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Mouth.
* TheLancer: To Lucas.
* LastMinuteHookup: [[spoiler:The final TimeSkip implies that he and Bevin got back together.]]
* LovableJock: When he joins the basketball team.
* MayDecemberRomance: With Deb Scott in season 5.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Only his parents & Lauren refer to him as Antwon with any frequency.
* PromotionToOpeningTitles: In season 4.
* SatelliteCharacter:: He rarely gets ADayInTheLimelight, he's pretty much just there to be the BlackBestFriend to Lucas and Mouth.
* SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan: Manly Man to Mouth's Sensitive Guy.
* ShipperOnDeck: For Lucas and Peyton.
* TokenMinority: The only black recurring character.
* TwoFirstNames: "Antwon" and "Taylor"
* WhereDaWhiteWomenAt: All his most important girlfriends (Bevin, Deb, Lauren) are white.
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[[folder:Antwon "Skills" Taylor]]
!!'''Antwon "Skills" Taylor''' (Portrayed by Creator/AntwonTanner)
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* AdamWesting: According to Antwon Tanner, he pretty much ''is'' Skills in real life.
* TheArtifact: Just like Mouth, his character became more pointless in later seasons.
* AscendedExtra: Like Mouth, was initially introduced as one of Lucas's friends from the River Court, but unlike Mouth, rarely appeared without the other River Court guys. In Season 3, he received the character development that Mouth did in Season 2, and was Promoted to Opening Titles the following season.
%%* BaldOfAwesome
* BetaCouple: With Bevin.
* BlackBestFriend: To both Lucas and Mouth.
* CommutingOnABus: After Season 7.
* DemotedToExtra: During the second half of Season 8, to the point that his only appearance in the Season Finale (Which was written as the ''GrandFinale'') is wearing a chicken suit in an audition for Millie's old field reporter job.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Mouth.
* TheLancer: To Lucas.
* LastMinuteHookup: [[spoiler:The final TimeSkip implies that he and Bevin got back together.]]
* LovableJock: When he joins the basketball team.
* MayDecemberRomance: With Deb Scott in season 5.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Only his parents & Lauren refer to him as Antwon with any frequency.
* PromotionToOpeningTitles: In season 4.
* SatelliteCharacter:: He rarely gets ADayInTheLimelight, he's pretty much just there to be the BlackBestFriend to Lucas and Mouth.
* SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan: Manly Man to Mouth's Sensitive Guy.
* ShipperOnDeck: For Lucas and Peyton.
* TokenMinority: The only black recurring character.
* TwoFirstNames: "Antwon" and "Taylor"
* WhereDaWhiteWomenAt: All his most important girlfriends (Bevin, Deb, Lauren) are white.
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6th Aug '16 1:17:45 PM ChrisDV
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* BigEater: To the point that Lucas had to ask if she was pregnant.
--> '''Peyton:''' Trust me; when I'm pregnant, this will only be the tip of the iceberg.



* {{Irony}}: Considers "Celebration" by Cool & the Gang to be her saddest song, as it was playing in the hospital when her mother died.



* MsFanservice: She had her moments during the high school years. Her GirlinessUpgrade in her last two seasons did her great either.

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* MsFanservice: She had her moments during the high school years. Her GirlinessUpgrade in her last two seasons did didn't do her great any harm either.



* {{Determinator}}: Started up her own business shortly after graduating from high school whilst simultaneously raising a new born Lucas, with no support from anyone other than Keith.



* MarriedToTheJob: In the first season, she often spends time away from her family due to her work.

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* MarriedToTheJob: In Prior to the first season, she often spends time away from her family due to her work.
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