Annoyed by Lucas's growing popularity, Nathan searches for his weak spot and finds it in Haley James - Lucas's best friend. After convincing the team to aggressively haze Lucas, Nathan seeks tutoring help from Haley and tries to befriend her, after all, nothing could hurt Lucas more than seeing his best friend help his worst rival. Meanwhile, Brooke develops feelings for Lucas. Karen must face some not-so-friendly acquaintances from the past. And Peyton becomes furious with Lucas when she discovers that he secretly submitted her drawings to a local newspaper. This episode is named after a song by The New Amsterdams.