Four friends in a small coastal town help each other cope with adolescence.

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 Dawson Leery (128 episodes, 1998-2003)
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 Joey Potter (128 episodes, 1998-2003)
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 Jen Lindley (128 episodes, 1998-2003)
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 Pacey Witter (128 episodes, 1998-2003)
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 Evelyn 'Grams' Ryan (128 episodes, 1998-2003)
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 Jack McPhee (113 episodes, 1998-2003)
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 Gail Leery (93 episodes, 1998-2003)
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 Bessie Potter (88 episodes, 1998-2003)
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 Mitch Leery (83 episodes, 1998-2001)
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 Andie McPhee (69 episodes, 1998-2003)
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 Audrey Liddell (46 episodes, 2001-2003)
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Set in a small coastal, Massachusetts town named Capeside, Dawson's Creek tells the story of four teenagers as they struggle through adolescence. This is particularly true for 15-year-olds Dawson Leery, an introspective dreamer and Joey Potter, a precocious tomboy unaware of her beauty. Best friends since childhood, they are about to enter that confusing time in life where nothing is the way it was and nothing is as it seems. Written by John <littlejohnboy@hotmail.com>

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Meredith Monroe's character, Andie McPhee, left the series in November 2000 almost halfway through the 4th Season. Her name remained in the opening credits until the end of that season, even though she wasn't in any of those episodes. See more »

Goofs

The first season took place from fall to spring in the state of Massachusetts, however the realities of a Massachusetts winter (snow, heavy clothes, etc.) never appeared. See more »

Quotes

Dawson: The night is young.
Joey: So are we.
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Referenced in Big Wolf on Campus: Cat Woman (1999) See more »

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Produced by Adam Anders
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The Best TV Series Ever Made
30 June 2004 | by (Davao City, Philippines) – See all my reviews

The first time I heard about Dawson's Creek, I wasn't really allured into watching the show. It was only during the time I actually watched it when I got hooked immediately. Four teenagers portrayed characters that are quite realistic. The story evolved up until their growing up years wherein they experienced trials and problems about love, school and life. In my opinion,this clicks with the viewers specifically their target viewers, the teenagers, because it is closely attached to reality. Also, the catchy music help depict the story even more. For instance, the country songs lament the small town setting in which the characters are based before they went to college. The actors themselves were very impressive. They do not sound too hyper or exaggerated; well except for Busy Phillips whose character really entails the exaggerated type. Another thing is the storyline. I love the storyline. It seems to me that every scene was well-thought of, not to mention, imaginative and well-written. I learned a lot from every episode that they have shown and it would not be complete without the tears falling from my eyes before the show finishes to an end.


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