The Smoker You Drink, the Player You Get

Season 8, Episode 17 -  Air Date: 3/1/2011
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From the CW: "As Haley’s due date approaches, she takes steps to ensure that all her friends and family will be ready when the time comes. Brooke and Julian also prepare to begin a family, while Chuck turns to Chase for help with a problem."

‘One Tree Hill‘ Fan Columnist: What‘s the Big Clucking Deal?

After tonight‘s episode of One Tree Hill, I have faith for the rest of the season. Finally season eight is seeing some drama. As Nathan realized his newest client almost killed his son, his wife went into labor. This was an interesting twist, one that reminds me of the old days when OTH contrasted happy and gut-wrenching story lines every week. As some readers commented, the characters are getting older and the problems that they faced as teenagers wouldn‘t fit into their adult lives. However, this twist is an adult problem, one that Nathan will have to deal with maturely as he deals with Ian both as a client and a criminal who almost tore in future apart. Prior to learning the truth about the car crash, Nathan and Clay officially signed Ian to their agency, making Nathan‘s position even more difficult as he will have to interact professionally with Ian regardless of his personal feelings. Though Nathan and Clay hoped to transform Ian with a morality clause, Ian doesn‘t seem like a guy who‘s open to changing his ways.
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