You get more of a sense of accomplishment than you do sadness." Production on the final season wrapped in October but it still hasn't sunk in yet for Lafferty and company, many of whom -- along with executive producers Mark Schwahn, who told of nine seasons on the WB and the CW. We all walked through the door across the stage on-camera and hopefully, they'll use that last shot somewhere." Lafferty: "We all had different last days. I won't remember that being the last day til two months, a year down the road when I realize it's never coming back. I can't give it away but that was my final scene." PHOTOS: Winter TCA 2012's Notable Quotables Theme of the Final Season Lafferty: "It is [very dark]. "It’s the end of the road and we’ve crossed the finish line. It's impossible for it to feel like the last day because we've been doing it for so long.The Mark Schwahn–created drama also starred Sophia Bush (Brooke Davis), Hilarie Burton (Peyton Sawyer), Paul Johansson (Dan Scott) and Chad Michael Murray, who played Nathan's brother Lucas Scott.
Bethany Joy Lenz took to Instagram to share some sweet snapshots from the event, including one with her TV husband, James Lafferty. #Naley ..a few years later ;)," she captioned the cute candid.While Sophia Bush and Hilarie Burton were noticeably missing, we love to see these on-and-off screen pals back together. The CW teen drama ran for nine seasons from 2003 to 2012, and the cast has stayed close. "The cast has been very successful, and if you look around, they’re all doing great things, which I’m incredibly proud of," show creator Mark Schwahn told Glamour last year. It felt really good." Watching With the Fans Lafferty: "I'll watch them (the ninth season's episodes).We all have a vested interest in how this thing ends up and I'll also be paying close attention to fan reaction.