Nurse Carrie isn't just an ideal playmate for Jamie, who has nightmares since Skillz told him too much about Dan. Her charms should make Haley jealous, but she doesn't realize yet that Carrie really lusts for the hunky husband. Mouth is deputized by the night-shift to ask for better working conditions from their boss Alice; he actually may earn a TV reporter spot as her "play thing". Peyton clashes instantly with Brooke's bossy mother, Victoria, who scares her new label's only star, Mia, and calls Brooke too dumb to run the fashion business herself. Lucas considers proposing to Lindsay and won't accept Peyton's claim that he 'gave up on their true love' during or after his 'ambush proposal'.
- A confrontation happens between Lucas and Peyton over harsh treatment of Lindsey.
Victoria trys to meddle with Peyton's record label so Brooke has to intervene.
Nathan and Carrie, Jamie's live-in nanny, grow closer. While Haley is challenged by Quentin, her difficult student.
Mouth becomes torn with the loyalty to his co-workers or his illicit affair with his boss Alice.