“One Tree Hill” will bow out in a two-hour farewell event on Wednesday — at least, for the time being. Several familiar faces, like Dan Scott (Paul Johansson) and Chris Keller (Tyler Hilton), returned for the final season. Even more old pals will be seen in Wednesday’s series finale. One person who we haven’t checked on for a while, though, is Coach Whitey Durham.
We caught up with executive producer Mark Schwahn for one last talk about the show, which, through nine seasons, has spanned over 15 years of its characters' lives. Of course, we had to ask him about our favorite crotchety old coach. Barry Corbin played the role to perfection in the first four seasons of the series — guiding the kids (and their parents) with an alternately gentle hand and iron fist.
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