1: E! True Hollywood Story - The Kids of Dawson's Creek
Tuesday, January 20th, 1998
Film-buff Dawson finds his best friend, Joey, growing jealous of his attraction to a neighbor's granddaughter. Meanwhile, pal Pacey falls in love with a mystery woman, who is really a teacher at Capeside.
Tuesday, January 27th, 1998
Dawson casts Jen as the new leading lady in his film, but creates a messy off-camera scene during her date at the school dance. Meanwhile, Joey confronts Mrs. Leery about her liaisons; and Pacey gets under Tamara's skin with his public flirting.
Tuesday, February 3rd, 1998
While working on the film class's movies, team player Dawson has a hard time being stuck in the background. Meanwhile as he plots to give Jen the "perfect kiss", Joey is swept away by a handsome stranger and Pacey tries to graduate to manhood.
Tuesday, February 10th, 1998
Dawson turns to Jen after learning of his mom's affair, and Joey's knowledge of it. But he regrets doing so when she tells him some of her problems; meanwhile Pacey and Tamara continue to tempt fate with their fling.
Tuesday, February 17th, 1998
When a major hurricane moves inland, all take refuge in the Leery home, where Dawson rages at Jen about her past, and Mitch storms out after learning of Gale's affair. That leaves a tormented Dawson to deal with their fallout. Meanwhile, Pacey ruins his brother's chances to get with Tamara at her beach house.
Tuesday, February 24th, 1998
Capeside is abuzz with rumors of a teacher's indiscretion, rumors that prove fateful for Pacey and Tamera. Meanwhile, Joey and Jen get a life lesson when Bessie is aided by an unlikely source when she gives birth in Dawson's living room.
Tuesday, March 3rd, 1998
In what is said to be one of the best episodes, the gang, after committing various violations at school, gets stuck together for an 8 hour Saturday detention, where Dawson and Pacey turn against each another; and Joey offers a tearful partial explanation for her anger toward Jen.
Tuesday, March 10th, 1998
Dawson feels the heat when Jen is visited by an old boyfriend; Joey lets off a bit too much steam at a beach party and ends up in a sticky situation; and tensions between Mitch and Gale reach the boiling point as they attempt to rebuild their marriage.
Tuesday, March 17th, 1998
9: Road Trip
Hoping to get over Jen, Dawson agrees to join Pacey and Billy in a boys night out and finds what he is looking for in another woman. Meanwhile Jen handles damage control after Joey becomes the subject of a rumor at school.
Tuesday, April 28th, 1998
10: Double Date
A double date finds Jen and Cliff joined by Dawson and a savvy sidekick who calls him on a plot to make Jen jealous. But it's Dawson turn to turn green when Pacey grows close to Joey working on a project.
Tuesday, May 5th, 1998
11: The Scare
In honor of Friday the 13th, Dawson, plans a séance for the gang, they are all spooked by reports of a serial killer heading towards Capeside.
Tuesday, May 12th, 1998
12: Beauty Contest
Joey and Pacey enter a beauty competition; Jen regrets her breakup with Dawson.
Tuesday, May 19th, 1998
In the season finale, Dawson and Joey confront their true feelings. Joey, visits her father in prison, and debates leaving to go to France.
Wednesday, October 7th, 1998
1: The Kiss
After their kiss, Dawson and Joey have doubts about the future of their relationship as Joey plans to go to France. Meanwhile, Pacey plays a trick on a new girl. But finds himself in the same situation.
Wednesday, October 14th, 1998
Jack, Andie's brother scores a job at the Ice House, an entry in Joey's diary lands her in hot water with Dawson, who forgets Pacey's 16th Birthday. Meanwhile Abby begins to become a negative influence over lonely Jen.
Wednesday, October 21st, 1998
3: Alternative Lifestyles
An economics class project pairs Dawson and Jen as a husband and wife and Pacey and Andie as a married couple. Jen tries to use this project to get closer to Dawson and Pacey gets to know more about Andie's background. Joey learns that she has a chance of success while doing this project.
Wednesday, October 28th, 1998
4: Tamara's Return
Tamara Jacobs who left town after her affair with Pacey was almost exposed, shares an awkward reunion with Pacey. The encounter triggers old emotions in Pacey and curiosity in Andie. Meanwhile Jack and Joey enjoy art together.
Wednesday, November 4th, 1998
5: Full Moon Rising
Parental problems cast a pall over Dawson and Joey's new romance. Pacey is troubled when he sees the McPhee's homelife.
Wednesday, November 11th, 1998
6: The Dance
Two tragedies rock Dawson's world. First he learns the awful truth about his parents marriage. Then at the Homecoming dance, he witnesses a heated moment between Joey and Jack, setting of a chain of events that shatter a lifelong friendship and a new found romance. The big night also gives Jen a chance to use Joey's mistakes to get with Dawson. Pacey tries to open his heart to Andie, but breaks hers.
Wednesday, November 18th, 1998
7: The All-Nighter
Facing the scariest English test of their lives the gang has an all night study session at wealthy, horny Chris Wolfe's house. At this all-nighter secrets are revealed and friendships are altered.
Wednesday, November 25th, 1998
8: The Reluctant Hero
Joey's "semi-date" with Jack prompts a resentful Dawson to join Jen at a bash where he saves her from doing some things she'll regret. Pacey proves his worth when Andie's mom has a psychotic break during their study session. Mitch cannot understand Dawson's views on their divorce.
Wednesday, December 16th, 1998
9: The Election
In the competition for student council, Andie and Joey face a smear campaign; Jen tries to make Dawson enjoy being a teenager.
Wednesday, January 13th, 1999
10: High Risk Behavior
As Dawson's new movie exposes her uncertainty around her relationship with Joey, Pacey and Andie explore the idea of having sex.
Wednesday, January 20th, 1999
11: Sex She Wrote
When an anonymous letter reveals that someone has had sex, Abby sets out to expose the guilty couple.
Wednesday, January 27th, 1999
12: Uncharted Waters
A fishing tournament provides an opportunity to forge the bond between father and son, and Gail's report on the teenage girls reveals the tension between Jen and Joey.
Wednesday, February 3rd, 1999
13: His Leading Lady
Dawson's new movie reflects his failed romance with Joey, and the truth about Andy's medication leaves Pacey stunned.
Wednesday, February 10th, 1999
14: To Be or Not to Be ... (1)
After a harsh teacher forces Jack to read a poem that makes everyone suspect that he is gay, Pacey stands up for his principles and runs the risk of being suspended.
Wednesday, February 17th, 1999
15: ... That Is the Question (2)
Rumors about Jack's sexuality don't stop, and Pacey decides to stop the constant harassment of a teacher.
Wednesday, March 3rd, 1999
16: Be Careful What You Wish For
Dawson's surprise 16th birthday falls apart when he and Andie show up drunk.
Wednesday, March 10th, 1999
17: Psychic Friends
Dawson tries to get a professor's opinion on his movie, and Joey seeks to date someone who is actually interested in Jack.
Wednesday, April 28th, 1999
18: A Perfect Wedding
A Capeside wedding forces Joey to confront his family's reputation.
Wednesday, May 5th, 1999
19: Abby Morgan, Rest In Peace
Abby drowns, forcing Joey to face the death of his mother and causing Jen to lose faith in everything.
Wednesday, May 12th, 1999
Dawson and Joey's romantic dinner is ruined by the presence of his parents; Pacey suspects Andie of being unfaithful to him.
Wednesday, May 19th, 1999
21: Ch... Ch... Ch... Changes
Dawson looks for a subject for the end of his film class, and Andie and Jack's father insists on taking them from Capes
Wednesday, May 26th, 1999
22: Parental Discretion Advised
Dawson fights Mr. Potter's drug trade, and Pacey confronts her father.
Wednesday, September 29th, 1999
1: Like a Virgin
After being away all summer, Dawson returns to face a decision about Joey; Jen uses cheerleading tryouts to teach someone a lesson.
Wednesday, October 6th, 1999
Dawson's first sexual encounter with Eve causes a great surprise; Pacey discovers that Andie was unfaithful to him.
Wednesday, October 13th, 1999
3: None of the Above
Dawson is faced with an ethical dilemma when Eve gives him a copy of a major college entrance exam.
Wednesday, October 20th, 1999
4: Home Movies
Dawson's documentary about Jack, a gay soccer star from Capeside.
Wednesday, October 27th, 1999
5: Indian Summer
Dawson tries to unravel the mystery surrounding Eve, and Joey's boss begins to take an interest in Andie.
Wednesday, November 10th, 1999
6: Secrets and Lies
Jen hosts a tea for the former Capeside Prom Queens; Andie tries to get Pacey back.
Wednesday, November 17th, 1999
7: Escape from Witch Island
Dawson summons his friends to make a documentary about a local witch legend.
Wednesday, November 24th, 1999
8: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Jen's mother arrives unexpectedly for Thanksgiving.
Wednesday, December 1st, 1999
9: Four to Tango
Dawson is suspicious of Pacey's awkward behavior and misconstrues his actions when he learns Pacey has been spending time with Joey. Meanwhile, after rethinking the offer, Pacey cannot move forward with his no-strings-attached relationship with Jen, and Andie urges Jack to meet a gay student from a neighboring town who contacted him via the internet after seeing Dawson's news story.
Wednesday, December 15th, 1999
10: First Encounters of the Close Kind
In Boston, where Dawson participates in a film festival, Andie and Joey visit the university campus while Jack explores the gay scene in the city.
Wednesday, January 12th, 2000
11: Barefoot at Capefest
Jack seeks his first gay experience; Dawson discovers that a rival is sympathetic to his parents' divorce.
Wednesday, January 19th, 2000
12: A Weekend in the Country
They all organize to make a good impression after Pacey arranged for an influential travel writer to visit the Potter sisters' inn.
Wednesday, January 26th, 2000
13: Northern Lights
Pacey's stage fright threatens to ruin the opening night of the school play; Joey agrees to date a college student.
Wednesday, February 2nd, 2000
14: The Valentine's Day Massacre
Pacey convinces Dawson and his friends to attend a crazy Valentine's Day party.
Wednesday, February 9th, 2000
15: Crime and Punishment
Pacey seeks revenge after a vandalism attack on the mural Joey made at school; Andie's guilt for being unfaithful intensifies after learning the results of her college entrance exam.
Wednesday, February 16th, 2000
16: To Green, With Love
Joey organizes his friends and family to support the battered principal at Capeside High School.
Wednesday, March 1st, 2000
17: Cinderella Story
Joey learns that there is someone else in A.J.'s life, Dawson tries to help his mother open the new restaurant.
Sunday, March 5th, 2000
As Pacey prepares to tell Dawson about her feelings for Joey, she tries to avoid another kiss.
Wednesday, April 26th, 2000
19: Stolen Kisses
A spring break trip to see Dawson's aunt brings Pacey and Joey even closer; Andie falls in love with Pacey's old friend, while Jen becomes jealous when another woman chases Henry.
Wednesday, May 3rd, 2000
20: The Longest Day
Joey and Pacey break the news to Dawson.
Wednesday, May 10th, 2000
21: Show Me Love
Dawson and Pacey use a regatta to wage war for Joey's affection.
Wednesday, May 17th, 2000
22: The Anti-Prom
Dawson organizes an alternative prom.
Wednesday, May 24th, 2000
23: True Love
Dawson realizes that he is the one who stands in the way of Joey's happiness; Grandma insists that Jen and Jack repair their love lives before it's too late.
Wednesday, October 4th, 2000
1: Coming Home
There is uncertainty in the air when Pacey and Joey return to Capeside after their journey that lasted all summer.
Wednesday, October 11th, 2000
2: Failing Down
Joey is looking for a new job and gets one at the Yacht Club pretending to know a very affluent family. She is tricked by her boss's son, Dru, who discovers her lies. Mitch (no also a counselor at the school) tells Pacey he's not going to graduate unless he makes up for his bad grades. Pacey doesn't want Joey to know, but Mitch tells Dawson, who tells Joey, showing that he still cares about Pacey. Pacey and Joey have a fight, and Pacey admits he need help.
Wednesday, October 18th, 2000
3: Two Gentlemen of Capeside
A hurricane that threatens Pacey and Jen forces Dawson and Joey to try to save their lives.
Wednesday, October 25th, 2000
4: Future Tense
Everybody starts to think about their future, and how they are getting into college. Joey's concerned about Pacey not having grades good enough to get into college. Drue makes everybody think it's Jen's birthday so he can make a party. Andie takes over Jack's applications and drives him crazy with her obsession over it. Gretchen is applying for a job as bartender at Mrs. Leery's restaurant, and doesn't exactly tell what happened (or what will happen) with college.
Wednesday, November 1st, 2000
5: A Family Way
Gail drops a bomb at Dawson saying that she might be pregnant. Joey seeks advice from Jen, now that she has the feeling sexual intimacy with Pacey is approaching. Jen tells her to go to the clinic as prevention. Jack is in an awkward situation when a girl is making moves on him, and he feels pressured to tell her he's gay.
Wednesday, November 8th, 2000
6: Great Xpectations
Andie gets accepted into Harvard in advance, but accomplishing what should be the biggest thing in her life doesn't exactly makes her happy. She decides to explore different paths in her life by going to a rave. In the party, Drue gives Jen drugs, and she gives it to Andie. She tries ecstasy, which has a reaction with her anti-depressives and makes a disastrous combination, which almost leads her to death. Mitch and Gail decide to keep their baby, and things get awkward during the celebration when Gretchen brings Pacey and Joey with her.
Wednesday, November 15th, 2000
7: You Had Me at Goodbye
The opportunity to take some time off before going to college prompts Andie to try and get everyone together before she leaves.
Wednesday, November 22nd, 2000
8: The Unusual Suspects
Dawson, Pacey and Jack are all prime suspects in the masterful senior prank against Principal Peskin, but after their interrogations reveal seemingly air-tight alibis, another culprit surfaces.
Wednesday, November 29th, 2000
9: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Dawson asks Mr. Brooks' advice on becoming a director. Joey takes Pacey to a dinner hosted by an exclusive college.
Wednesday, December 20th, 2000
Joey can't find a moment alone to study or deal with her feelings. Dawson's collaboration with Brooks begins, rejuvenating his film making spirit. Jen takes Jack to a "Gay-Straight Coalition" meeting but she seems to fit in with the crowd more than Jack does.
Wednesday, January 10th, 2001
11: The Tao of Dawson
Pacey tries to ruin Dawson's efforts to woo his sister; Drue's mischief will end with him and Joey locked in a closet.
Wednesday, January 17th, 2001
12: The Te of Pacey
Joey decides to help throw a surprise birthday party for Pacey with his mother, not knowing about Pacey's 'birthday curse'. The party goes haywire as Pacey's family makes everyone feel uncomfortable, and Pacey a loser. Dawson becomes upset when he feels that Gretchen doesn't want anyone to know about their relationship and postpones their first real date to go to the party.
Wednesday, January 31st, 2001
Dawson is uncomfortable meeting Gretchen's friends; Joey and Pacey decide to help Drue out of an important date.
Wednesday, February 7th, 2001
14: A Winter's Tale
While his friends wrestle with sex during a ski trip last year, Dawson discovers that he was given power over Mr. Brooks's life.
Wednesday, February 14th, 2001
15: Four Stories
As Pacey and Joey discuss their first sexual experience, Brooks's death clarifies Dawson and Gretchen's relationship; a psychologist pressures Jen about her past.
Wednesday, March 28th, 2001
16: Mind Games
The results of the Senior Polls have ramifications for Dawson, Joey, and Pacey, as the three try to ignore the tauntings of pollmaster Drue Valentine. While Pacey and Joey try to eke out some time alone together, Dawson finds his night alone with Gretchen more awkward than he'd expected. Gretchen learns that Joey lied to Dawson about sleeping with Pacey and is angry and Joey is forcing her to lie to her boyfriend. Meanwhile, Jack's suspicious when Jen drags him on some mysterious errands, and his suspicions are confirmed when he realizes just what she's up to.
Wednesday, April 11th, 2001
Joey's enthusiasm for college is tarnished when he learns how much it will cost him.
Wednesday, April 18th, 2001
18: Eastern Standard Time
School Kick Day sends Dawson and Gretchen on a trip to Maine; Jen takes Joey to New York to confront her father.
Wednesday, April 25th, 2001
As Gale struggles with an outdated baby, Joey worries that she might be pregnant.
Wednesday, May 2nd, 2001
While fueling a couple of potential romances, Capeside's prom threatens the future of two more.
Wednesday, May 9th, 2001
21: Separation Anxiety
Gretchen's return to college forces Dawson to make an important decision; Jen resists when Grandma wants to sell the house to pay for college.
Wednesday, May 16th, 2001
22: The Graduate
The Class of 2001 graduation brings friends and family together as you prepare to separate them.
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2001
Accepted early to USC, Dawson finds his last night in Capeside has arrived much sooner than everyone had originally anticipated. While Dawson looks forward to spending the evening with Joey, Jack and Jen, Mitch has other ideas. Meanwhile, Dawson's not the only goodbye Jen has in store for her, as she bids farewell to the house she's been sharing with Grams. Finally, Joey says goodbye to Dawson in her own way.
Wednesday, October 10th, 2001
1: The Bostonians
Dawson is a freshman film student in Los Angeles, while Joey starts college at an Ivy League university in Boston. Instead of focusing on the new lives they have worked a lifetime for, they find themselves distracted by the distance between them and their unsettling last kiss.
Wednesday, October 17th, 2001
2: Lost Weekend
Pacey gets a job at a bar and meets an attractive Hispanic waitress named Karen. Although Karen has a very non-friendly boyfriend, that doesn't stop Pacey from feeling attracted to her. Dawson arrives to visit Joey, and is misled by Audrey when she decides to set her sights on him herself. Jen's compassion gets her to help Charlie and be on the college radio station.
Wednesday, October 24th, 2001
3: Capeside Revisited
Dawson is hit with tragedy after he heads home to Capeside to break the news to his parents that he is dropping out of USC to be with Joey, who is in shock herself after she realizes Pacey has been in Boston for weeks.
Wednesday, October 31st, 2001
4: The Long Goodbye
Lifelong friends Dawson, Joey and Pacey put past grudges behind them in the wake of the tragic death of one of their fathers. Along with Jack, Jen and Grams, each tries to find the words and actions to comfort their friend.
Wednesday, November 7th, 2001
5: Use Your Disillusion
Dawson takes Joey up on her invitation for a weekend in Boston, but the two have reservations once there. Meanwhile, Jack is surprised when his boyfriend Tobey shows up unexpectedly forcing Jack to choose between fraternity hell week and spending time with Tobey.
Wednesday, November 14th, 2001
6: High Anxiety
Dawson is having trouble with anxiety attacks since his father's death, so he tries to escape reality on a night of debauchery with Jack and his fraternity brothers, which ends with Dawson's accusing Joey of causing his father's death. Meanwhile, Jen seeks revenge on Charlie; Audrey's mom visits; and Pacey makes a discovery about Danny.
Wednesday, November 21st, 2001
7: Text, Lies and Videotape
Jen helps Dawson go to the shrink he ran away from last week. Dawson still thinks that the whole idea of sharing his thoughts with a complete stranger is weird, but he is surprised with how much he learns from it. Back home, he has to handle the problem with his father will, which does not include Lily. Meanwhile, Joey is working on a project about old love letters written by an obscure writer, and with the help of Audrey's audition tape for "The Real World: Ibiza", she manages to catch something no one of the fellow students caught. Pacey confronts Karen about the risks she is taking for having an affair with Danny, and Karen is hurt when Danny's wife shows up at a dinner party and he blows her off completely.
Wednesday, November 28th, 2001
8: Hotel New Hampshire
Dawson takes Jen on a road trip to a small film festival in New Hampshire where his documentary is being honored. The spotlight is intoxicating for both of them as they share one of the single most momentous events in a boy's life. Meanwhile, Jack brings Joey and Audrey to a frat party under false pretenses; and Pacey takes Karen on a non-romantic date.
Wednesday, December 12th, 2001
9: Four Scary Stories
After watching scary movies, Joey, Pacey and Jack talk about their creepiest experiences and urban legends. Joey shares her story of how she was almost attacked by the librarian on Halloween and saved by the creepy man she was running from. Jack tells the story of when he was helping clean the frat house basement and found a guy strapped, who later he found out to be a ghost. Pacey reveals that he was chased by a black car while giving Karen a ride home, but there was nobody driving the car. Grams arrives and says she has the scariest story: the time when Jen got locked out of the radio booth.
Wednesday, December 19th, 2001
10: Appetite for Destruction
Pacey offers to cook for the gang on their weekly dinner (an event they always plan on doing but always fail to). Jen and Dawson return early and decide to keep what happened between them, but they are caught by everyone making out at the door. The dinner goes on in a very awkward way for everyone as Audrey and Dawson worry about Joey. But surprisingly she seems to be fine with it. Charlie also drops by, causing some tension for Dawson. At the end, they all decide that keeping their long lasting friendships is more important than having a weekly dinner, and Joey confesses to Pacey how she really feels about the whole Dawson-Jen thing.
Wednesday, January 16th, 2002
11: Something Wild
Joey and Audrey go to a nightclub to celebrate both Joey's grades and fall break. There, Audrey tries to convince Joey to have some real fun. Charlie is also there and he hits on Joey, who turns him down for what he did to Jen. But Charlie doesn't give up so easily and dares Joey to do something wild. She accepts the dare and goes on the stage to sing with the band. Excited about it, she kisses Charlie. Meanwhile, Pacey sees himself hanging out with Audrey after he joins the ladies at the club to celebrate his new promotion. And Dawson and Jen go back to Capeside, where they have their first fight over what Dawson will do with his life. At the end he decides to move in to Grams's attic in Boston and move on with his life.
Wednesday, January 23rd, 2002
12: Sleeping Arrangements
Dawson and Jen realize that living together is not as much fun as they hoped to be. Between ruined toothbrushes and bathroom overcrowding, they're getting on each other's nerves. Jen faces a new challenge at work after she turns her regular show into an advice show. She mainly gives advice to other girls with problems, and makes statements on men that hurt Dawson's feelings. She comes home expecting a fight, but Dawson surprises her saying he won't fight or lie or cheat on her. Meanwhile, Melanie (Pacey's summer flame) shows up offering Pacey a job working with her uncle's new boat around the Greek Islands. After a lot of thinking, Pacey decides not to go, since he has developed a successful life in Boston working at the Civilization. Jack moves into the fraternity house and gets his own room, but has some problems staying there after he discovers he was supposed to be rooming with another guy who felt uncomfortable living with a gay guy. And Joey decides to give Elliott Sawyer another
Wednesday, January 30th, 2002
13: Something Wilder
It's Dawson's first day in his new film school. Oliver (the somewhat obnoxious filmmaker Dawson met on the film festival) starts showing him around and wastes no time in asking Dawson to direct a movie he wrote. Reluctant to direct someone else's work, Dawson starts giving notes to Oliver on the script, and ends up accepting the job, thanks to Jen's incentive. Jen, on the other hand, is having some problems of her own. Her current state of happiness from the wonderful relationship with Dawson is reflecting on her on-air performance. Now she has to go back to the sharp-tongued, edgy advices she used to give instead of the romantic, love-themed ones. Meanwhile, Elliot finally has the courage to ask Joey out, but Joey makes second plans for a gathering with professor Wilder. She makes a fake excuse not to go out with Elliot, and her evening takes an unexpected turn when she and professor Wilder kiss. Elsewhere, Jack is reprehended by his brothers for being on academic probation. Irritated
Wednesday, February 6th, 2002
14: Guerilla Filmmaking (1)
Directing Oliver's movie is not an easy task. First, Dawson has to deal with Audrey's (who took the leading part) complaints about Oliver's kissing skills. Then he has to recast the other lead role after watching the footage and discovering that Oliver stinks as an actor. Now they have to find someone who can act, is hot, charismatic in less then 6 hours. They can't think of anyone but Charlie, who fits the profile like a glove (for Jen's desperation). During the shooting Audrey has a crisis and locks herself in the bathroom because she kissed Pacey and felt like she was betraying her best. They have to call Joey (who was over at Professor Wilder's house to solve their issue) for help, and after her blessing Audrey is back on the set so they can finally finish the shooting. Meanwhile, Jack is fed up with his brothers and decides to move out of the fraternity house after he and Eric have a moment and later Eric accuses him of trying to kiss him to the other guys.
Wednesday, February 13th, 2002
15: Downtown Crossing (2)
Joey is held up and forced to clean up her account by a street mugger, who is accidentally run over by a car just after mugging Joey. The merciful girl from Capeside stands by her aggressor, checking up on him and trying to get an ambulance and get him to the hospital after seeing the similarities between him and her own father. When the cops and paramedics arrive, Joey faints and is taken to the hospital. After recovering, she accidentally meets the mugger's estranged wife and daughter. Joey stands by her dying mugger as she tries to learn more about her own father. After his death, she makes a choice of sparing the guy's little daughter's feelings by telling her he jumped in front of the car to save her life.
Wednesday, February 20th, 2002
16: In a Lonely Place
Jen and Audrey are tempted to risk their new relationships with Dawson and Pacey after interviewing a couple of cute musicians. Meanwhile, Pacey's caught by surprise when he realizes Jack has taken him to a gay bar, and Dawson's curious upon seeing Joey's reaction when she catches Professor Wilder on a date.
Wednesday, April 3rd, 2002
17: Highway to Hell
Charlie asks Joey to sing with his band at a distant club, which requires Pacey to give them a ride. Pacey and Charlie hate each other, and it takes a patient Audrey to keep them from going at each other's throats. Joey is nervous and isn't well received by the audience, until Charlie helps her with a duet. Still, he doesn't give up putting his moves on her. Audrey and Pacey, on the other hand, seem to be more and more in synchrony. Meanwhile, Dawson, Jen, Jack and Grams drive up to Capeside for Lily's 1st birthday, and Dawson finds out his mother has a significant other. Meanwhile, Jen confesses to Jack that she wants to break up with Dawson, while he is conflicted with the possibility of loving Joey again.
Wednesday, April 10th, 2002
18: Cigarette Burns
Oliver tells Dawson he's arranged a screening for their movie, which is yet to be finished. Dawson freaks out, but Joey comforts him saying the movie is brilliant. Everybody attends to the screening and solve their conflicts while waiting for it to start. Dawson meets a handful woman, and after exchanging insults she reveals herself to be Amy Lloyd, movie critic for Boston Weekly, whom Oliver secretly invited for the screening. She storms out of the theater, and it's up to Dawson to bring her back. They go out for coffee, have a heart-to-heart talk and even make out! Meanwhile, Joey is scared about her feelings towards Charlie and goes to Jen for advice. Jen says it doesn't matter if the guy is a jerk; at the end of her life there might always be a Clifton Smalls (the new African American boyfriend of Grams). Pacey asks Audrey how many men she's slept with, and she tests him by saying 27, then 57, when it was really only 5. Pacey passes the test and tells Audrey he's in love with her.
Wednesday, April 17th, 2002
19: 100 Light Years from Home
It's Spring Break and the gang goes down to Miami to party! But not everything is a reason to celebrate. Audrey and Pacey go through their first relationship test when Audrey's high school boyfriend (and her first true love) shows up with tickets for the M2M concert at an MTV event. She is torn with the memories of the past, and eventually kisses Chris, who confessed to Pacey still being in love with her. Nevertheless, Pacey stays cool about it and asks Audrey to be his official girlfriend after she confesses she loves him not Chris. Meanwhile, Dawson and Oliver hit to road to NY to meet a film agent who's interested on their movie, but never make it there. Dawson starts to tell Oliver his story with Joey and decides to surprise her in Miami, looking to reactivate their romance. But when he gets there, all he finds is a suicidal Jack (who's failing out of school and is suffering with the fact that Tobey's got a new boyfriend) and Pacey, who tells him his story with Joey is over. Charli
Wednesday, April 24th, 2002
20: Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
Charlie's band lands a deal for a tour and Charlie asks Joey to go with him, but she doesn't want to leave college in the middle of the semester. Charlie then decides to quit the band and stay with her, which freaks Joey, who thinks they're jumping too many steps. She breaks up with him so he can go with his band on tour. Meanwhile, Oliver and Dawson finally get to NY to meet with an agent, but Oliver ruins the meeting. Dawson threats to end their partnership and begs for another chance. Civilization is sold and Alex Pearls takes over as the new manager. She promotes Pacey as head chef and fires Audrey. Pacey tries to get Audrey her job back, but all he gets is an inadvertent kiss from Alex.
Wednesday, May 1st, 2002
21: After Hours
Pacey's new boss proposes more professionalism in the workplace and promises to leave behind her attraction towards him, even offering Audrey her job back. Audrey suspects something is going on between them and refuses to return to Civilization. Later, Alex drops by at Pacey's and Audrey walks on them talking about their kiss. She storms out in anger, leaving the future of their relationship unknown while Pacey struggles with the growing attraction he feels for Alex. Meanwhile, Dawson runs into Amy Lloyd, the movie critic, and they end up in bed together. After sex, they talk about movies and she lends him her movie. Joey and Jack focus on studies, and while she has problems concentrating, he has to catch up an entire semester and even goes back to the fraternity house asking for help. Luckily, Eric (the same guy that caused Jack his expulsion) shows up at Grams with the needed notes.
Wednesday, May 8th, 2002
22: The Abby
Pacey leads a revolt against Alex at Civilization. Dawson, Joey, and Audrey return to Capeside, leaving Audrey to wonder about their pasts. Joey decides to see her father for the first time since his latest incarceration, while Dawson finally pays a visit to his father's grave. Jack and Jen wonder how they'll spend the summer.
Wednesday, May 15th, 2002
23: Swan Song
As summer approaches, everyone gets ready for various travels. Dawson prepares to head out for LA with Audrey, while Jack and Jen get ready for their Costa Rica vacation. Left behind in Capeside for the summer, Joey and Pacey lament their fates - until they make a crucial last-minute decision that changes everything.
Wednesday, October 2nd, 2002
1: The Kids Are Alright (1)
Dawson returns to Boston after working as an assistant director in Los Angeles over the summer and reunites with Joey who has spent a relatively angst-free summer in Capeside. Audrey and Pacey return from L.A. with a surprise passenger, Audrey's childhood friend Jack Osborne.
Wednesday, October 2nd, 2002
2: The Song Remains the Same (2)
Dawson & Joey's reunion leads to an evening of truth and intimacy, which is ruined when Dawson receives a phone call from another woman. Pacey gets a job interview that could change his life. Sparks fly between Jen and CJ, a handsome new peer counselor she meets at school.
Wednesday, October 9th, 2002
3: Importance of Not Being Too Earnest
Joey accidentally sends an emotional email addressed to Dawson throughout the Worthington campus; Pacey's first week on the job gives him a hard lesson in corporate greed and ambition.
Wednesday, October 16th, 2002
4: Instant Karma!
Dawson finds himself in an awkward situation when he is put between Joey and the intoxicated leading lady of his film. Audrey allows herself to be taken in by another man's charm.
Wednesday, October 23rd, 2002
5: The Impostors
Dawson's manages to 'get the girl' when a producer visits the "Wicked Dead" movie set to fire Natasha and close down production. Audrey is excited when asked to be the lead singer of Emma's band but is crushed when Pacey misses the gig. Joey demands the truth from Eddie.
Wednesday, October 30th, 2002
6: Living Dead Girl
When Dawson assists Todd in throwing a blow-out Halloween party, Todd and Natasha have Dawson believing he is seeing the ghost of a legendary film actress. Jen becomes suspicious about C.J., and Joey gets stuck taking Professor Heston's daughter to a haunted house with Eddie.
Wednesday, November 6th, 2002
7: Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell
Audrey gets drunk before her band performs and worries her friends, especially CJ who suspects a deeper problem. Meanwhile, Eddie and Joey agree to go on a real date; Pacey hits it off with a beautiful woman while on a business trip to New Orleans, and is shocked to discover that she's a call girl; and when Professor Freeman announces that he's leaving he and Jack have a heart-to-heart talk about their future.
Wednesday, November 13th, 2002
Dawson comes through with No Doubt concert tickets, but he and Natasha's first public date ends in a brush with the law. Joey and Eddie have to sneak into the concert, while Pacey come to blows with CJ at the concert when it is revealed that he slept with Audrey.
Wednesday, November 20th, 2002
9: Everything Put Together Falls Apart
Natasha is drawn to a handsome new actor who arrives to the set. Meanwhile, Joey spends the night at Eddie's apartment but misses Professor Heston's final exam. Pacey invites Emma to his office party and sparks between the two turn to passion.
Wednesday, December 11th, 2002
10: Merry Mayhem
Dawson and Gail invite everyone back to Capeside for Christmas, but Dawson confronts Natasha about her one-night stand; Joey's happiness with Eddie turns sour when her father expresses his disapproval; Jen spends her time consoling a dumped Grams and Audrey gets loaded.
Wednesday, January 15th, 2003
11: Day Out of Days
Back in LA, Dawson is asked by the studio to direct re-shoots but is conflicted about being disloyal to his mentor. Meanwhile, Joey hasn't heard from Eddie since Christmas and finds his apartment empty; Pacey starts skipping work to spend time with Emma; Jen's insecurities as a peer counselor are compounded when C.J. is assigned to train her.
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2003
12: All the Right Moves
Joey follows Eddie to his family home where they face up to their true emotions and the obstacles they must overcome to be together. Back in Boston, Pacey is invited to an exclusive party where he receives a promotion and is recruited to be part of a special project but is tipped off that the project maybe not be ethical. Audrey returns from Los Angeles and is welcomed back into the band, but blows her chances by getting drunk just before taking the stage. (The WB)
Wednesday, January 29th, 2003
13: Rock Bottom
Joey convinces Eddie to cross the country to take Audrey to rehab; Dawson discovers that directing in Hollywood will be more difficult than he thought.
Wednesday, February 5th, 2003
14: Clean and Sober
Pacey and Jack throw a party full of surprises; Visiting Audrey in rehab, Dawson first meets a filmmaking legend.
Wednesday, February 12th, 2003
After agreeing to pose as Pacey's sister at a business party, Joey demands to be taken home. When Pacey makes a quick stop at a local K-Mart they are accidentally locked inside the store. They're forced to spend the night there and talk about their friendship and relationship, both past and future. After the night is over they are both left to ponder what the future has in store for them.
Wednesday, March 26th, 2003
16: That Was Then (aka Before and After)
As Dawson returns to Capeside High to discuss his career, Pacey must go home because his father had a heart attack.
Wednesday, April 2nd, 2003
17: Sex and Violence
Joey agrees to be Pacey's temporary assistant but their mutual jealousy leads to disaster in the office. Dawson sells his idea for a coming-of-age movie, but when the studio wants to change it to a teen sex film, he must decide whether to stick with his original concept.
Wednesday, April 9th, 2003
18: Love Bites
Jen's seemingly happy world comes crashing down when she learns that Grams has breast cancer. Meanwhile, Joey's tumultuous love life continues when Eddie reveals his true reasons for returning to Boston, and Pacey agrees to join Joey as she chaperones for Harley's school dance, but what should be a magical night doesn't feel right for Joey. Although he is at first reluctant, Pacey agrees to invest Dawson's life savings to finance his new film project.(the WB)
Wednesday, April 16th, 2003
19: Lovelines (aka The Eddie)
Joey and Eddie's emotional and sexual relationship is played out on stage during a counseling center benefit. At the same event, Jack and David deal with the insecurities in their relationship, a sober Audrey returns to Boston, and Jen opens up to C.J. about Grams' cancer.
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2003
Pacey learns he has lost Dawson's money in the stock market. Back at school, Eddie surprises Joey with a trip to Europe for the summer, but a fiery conversation about how differently they live their lives leaves both of them questioning their future together.
Wednesday, April 30th, 2003
21: Goodbye, Yellow Brick Road
As Pacey struggles to tell Dawson about her costly investment debacle, Jen conspires to convince her mother to help Grandma face her battle with cancer.
Wednesday, May 7th, 2003
22: Joey Potter and the Capeside Redemption
When Dawson gives up his dream of making his film, a strong-minded Joey rallies the old group back to Capeside to help Dawson begin production before pursuing her dream of traveling to Paris. Jen, Jack and Grams must say their goodbyes and leave for New York.
Wednesday, May 14th, 2003
23: All Good Things... (1)
After five years, Dawson and his friends reunite at his mother's wedding in Capeside.
Wednesday, May 14th, 2003
24: ...Must Come to an End (2)
As the severity of Jen's condition becomes apparent, Dawson and his friends seek to resolve their differences.