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

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Complete series cast summary:
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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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Trivia

Many references are made to Dawson's admiration for Steven Spielberg and his films. He and Katie Holmes share a birthday: December 18th. 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

Jen: Don't give up on your lost causes, you never know when your luck will change.
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Referenced in Conan: The Douche Who Lost His Bag (2012) See more »

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I Don't Want to Wait
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One of the best shows on Television!
1 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

I LOVE THIS SHOW!!!OK now that we've got that out of the way I'd like to tell you why.First of all Kevin W.'s witty and intelligent writing style give the characters a real sense of personality.Second the young actors and actresses are extremely talented(in fact Katie Holmes happens to be one of my favorite actresses:).Finally I would like to compliment the show's honesty.Instead of talking down to teens in a condescending manner this show's very upfront and direct.It's willing to say things that others might be afraid of saying.Dawson's Creek is one of the best shows to come along in awhile.I love it:)


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