Bethany Joy Lenz and Sophia Bush continued as full-time regulars, while James Lafferty appeared part-time due to Nathan Scott's abduction.
Brooke is let down by her lunch plans with her dad, and Julian makes a life-changing mistake."It exciting for me was to see how that changed the dynamic between Nathan and Haley and to see them play parents — to see [something] besides them in love. That fifth season was a really special time." Lafferty, 30, played Nathan Scott on show, which ran for nine seasons from 2003 to 2012.Fans quickly fell for the bad boy basketball captain turned sweetheart when he got together with book-smart Haley James (Bethany Joy Lenz).Haley and Jamie anxiously await Nathan's return - As Julian deals with his guilt, Brooke helps Haley confront a new rival café, and its difficult owner.Meanwhile, Chase's new girl has a complicated secret, and Quinn takes extreme measures that help Clay realize he's worse off than he thought.And after welcoming baby Lydia, will Nathan and Haley be able to keep their family intact when they are faced with their greatest threat yet, especially when Dan Scott returns?