One Tree Hill

Season 5 Episode 15

Life Is Short

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Apr 28, 2008 on The CW



  • Trivia

    • Lily also just turned 5 because she's only a few days older than Jamie, although there is no mention of her birthday.

    • Goof: Jamie's birthday was the same day that the group graduated high school which was probably in June, now his birthday is during the school year because there is still basketball going on.

    • Goof: When Skills and Peyton are walking on the bridge, talking about how difficult it was to find a Wii, he's clearly carrying a bag with a Wii (supposedly to him). It was definitely a fake, because the real box of the Wii is heavy and he's carrying the bag with two fingers!

      And in the later scenes, when he's packing the Wii as a birthday present, he angles it like it's so light. He does the same when he gives Jamie his birthday present.

    • This is the first time that Deb and Dan have seen each other since Dan went to prison.

    • Jamie's 5th Birthday Presents:
      Brooke - Check for an amount with "a lot of zeros"
      Lucas - Dr. Seuss' Hop on Pop book
      Dan - Nathan's No. 23 Tigers Jersey
      Skills - Wii Game Console
      Mouth - Legos

    • Lindsey really loves the color blue.

    • Goof: Jamie's number five candle is blown out in close up shots and lit when shown from far away.

  • Quotes

    • Haley: So, how was today?
      Peyton: Just like every day.
      Haley: Well, there's always tomorrow.

    • Dan: Hello, son.
      Nathan: What do you want?
      Dan: Do I have to want something to say hello?
      Nathan: Yeah, dad, unfortunately you do.
      Dan: I'd like to stop by and wish Jamie a happy birthday.
      Nathan: It's never gonna happen.
      Dan: Look, I know I screwed up as a father, but I'd like to be a good grandfather.
      Nathan: Well, you should have thought of that before you killed Jamie's great uncle.

    • Brooke: Peyton, she cries all the time. I feel like she doesn't like me.
      Peyton: Oh, no, come on. She's gonna love you. You'll see.

    • Peyton: Hey, baby! Who wants a pacifier? Look! Ooh! Who wants a bottle? You hungry? How about... Brooke's boob, huh?

    • Lucas: Lindsey, I love you.
      Lindsey: I love you too, Luke, but it takes more than love to build a marriage.

    • Brooke: How cute do I look with this baby? Aren't I so Angelina?
      Millicent: So Angelina.
      Brooke: I know!

    • Peyton (talikng to Mia): So you just keep doing your thing and believe in your art, and we'll all live happily ever after (watching to the picture of her and Lucas on the laptop).

    • Brooke (about Angie): She didn't come with instructions, but I will figure it out.

    • Lucas: (voiceover) Sometimes when you're young, you think nothing can hurt you, it's like being invincible. Your whole life is ahead of you and you have big plans. Big plans to find your perfect match... the one that completes you... But as you get older, you realize its not always that easy. It's not until the end of your life that you realize that the plans you made were simply plans... because at the end when you're looking back instead of forward, you want to believe that you made the most of what life gave you. You want to believe that you're leaving something good behind. You want it all to have mattered.

    • Lindsey: I can't blame you, Peyton.
      Peyton: Please do blame me, 'cause it would make me feel better.
      Lindsey: I can't. It's not your fault because I could have said yes.

    • Skills: So you talk to Lucas? You want him back don't you?
      Peyton: It doesn't matter what I want, and yeah I did talk to him and he's clearly in love with Lindsey.
      Skills: Hmm, that's sweet, and total crap but, hey.
      Peyton: I just want him to be happy.

    • Haley: Don't you find it creepy that your dad hangs around high school gyms?
      Nathan: It's Dan, it's all creepy.

    • Brooke: Okay, its okay, Angie it's okay sweet girl, no don't cry baby girl, please, don't you want to sleep?
      Peyton: I do Brooke, okay you know I love you alright and I love baby Angie but I also really, really love my sleep, and I haven't gotten any in like three nights.
      Brooke: And it shows.
      Peyton: Thanks, as if I didn't know I look like Amy Winehouse pre rehab.

    • Brooke: Well, I should go. Least if you want to get any sleep tonight.
      Lucas: How are the designs comin'?
      Brooke: Good. I just have a few more.
      Lucas: (looking from Brooke to Angie) Stay. Finish them. I don't mind.
      Brooke: Really?
      Lucas: Yeah, its kinda nice.

    • Brooke: She adores you, Luke.
      Lucas: Well, maybe she can put in a good word for me with Lindsey.

    • Brooke: Do you ever wanna go back? I remember being sixteen and everything just seemed much easier. Would you do it differently?
      Lucas: Hmm… I'd try and appreciate the things I took for granted, but… I think we have to go through all of this stuff, you know, to get to the places we want to be.

    • Haley: Peyton are you really in love with Lucas or are you just in love with the
      idea of Lucas?
      Peyton: If I'm being honest, maybe a little bit of both. I think I miss what I thought we would be.

    • Dan: Son, I have a bad heart.
      Nathan: You're just realizing that, Dad?

    • Brooke: (to Lucas) So I saw you talking to your run-away bride in there, care to give me any spoilers?

    • Jamie: Thanks Uncle Lucas.
      Lucas: How'd you know it was from me?
      Jamie: It's a book.
      Skills: (to Lucas) How boring can you get?

    • Bucko: Is everything okay?
      Dan: Who's this clown?
      Bucko: I'm Bucko.

    • Peyton: Have you talked to Nathan and Haley yet?
      Skillz: Well they were getting some animal balloons and...
      Peyton: You're being a wuss. Man up!

    • Jamie: Where's Owen?
      Brooke: Owen was not ready for an emotional relationship that had responsibilities that exceed those of pouring drinks in a bar.
      Jamie: He didn't like what was under the clothes did he?
      Brooke: He never got what was under the clothes, thank you very much.

    • Kid: Do you have any chicken fingers?
      Brooke: Do you have an inside voice?

    • Haley: That is so not cool, who ordered the creepy clown?

    • Fergie: What are we gonna do? There's a new episode of Tila Tequila.

    • Lucas: What do you think about this one? Do you think Lindsey will like it?
      Haley: I think it looks like the other four shirts you tried on.

    • (Angie pukes on one of Brooke's drawings)
      Brooke: Apparently you're not into feathers. That's okay.

  • Notes

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Denmark: Saturday, May 24, 2008 on TV3+
      Norway: Wednesday, July 2, 2008 on TVNorge
      Latin America: Sunday, September 7, 2008 on Fox Life
      Greece: Saturday, October 11, 2008 on Star
      Sweden: Sunday, October 19, 2008 on Kanal 5
      Germany: Monday, July 26, 2010 on VOX

    • Featured Music:
      "As It Must Be" by Joey Ryan
      "Be The One" by The Ting Tings
      "Crazy for Leaving" by Catfish Haven
      "Everything's Magic" by Angels & Airwaves
      "Hometown Glory" by Adele
      "In Between Song" by The Temporary Thing
      "Pages of the Weekly" by The Broken Remotes
      "Sure Can Start" by Two Hours Traffic
      "The Sound" by Paper Route
      "The Wake Up Song" by The Submarines
      "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" by Extreme Music
      "Won't Give Up The Fight" by The Thin Men

  • Allusions

    • Fergie: What are we gonna do? There's a new episode of Tila Tequila.

      Tila Tequila is the star of a reality dating show on MTV called A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila.

    • Skills: I thought your little Mini Me flew the coop?

      Mini Me is a reference to the character in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and Austin Powers in Goldmember. He is Dr. Evil's miniature clone, one-eighth his size, to be exact.

    • Skills: (to Peyton) Now look, I told Nathan I was gonna get this Wii. But that's about as easy to find as Willy Wonka's little golden ticket.

      Skills was referencing the five golden tickets hidden by Willy Wonka in his products for the kids to find as told in the children's book by Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Whoever finds a golden ticket wins a factory tour and a lifetime supply of Willy Wonka's treats.

    • Hop on Pop is a book by Dr. Suess

      Theodor Seuss Geisel, March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991, was an American writer and cartoonist, better known by his pen name, Dr. Seuss.

    • Skills: (to Peyton; about Lucas) Aw c'mon! Don't act like you ain't check his Facebook profile about 50 times just to see if he done change his status from 'engaged' to 'single'.

      Facebook is a social networking website that was launched on February 4, 2004.

    • Jamie wants a Wii for his birthday.

      The Wii (pronounced as the English pronounce we, IPA: /wi¢°/) is the fifth home video game console released by Nintendo.

    • Episode Title: Life Is Short

      "Life Is Short" is a track from the album Flutterby by Butterfly Boucher.