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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Trivia

In the scene where Joey (Katie Holmes) and Jen (Michelle Williams) are talking about how they plan on getting back at Warren Goering (Eric Balfour), Joey mentions that it's not going well, because her teacher, Mrs. Tringle, wants her to take a class on how to take care of babies. This is a reference to Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999). See more »

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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

Joey: Cramming dreary German folk tales and the inner workings of the Fett is hard enough without having to listen to a diatribe about your ass.
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Referenced in United States of Tara: To Have and to Hold (2010) See more »

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Run Like Mad
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by Jann Arden
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I fell in love.
15 April 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I never watched the show while it was on TV, and the only reason why I bought the first season was because it was on sale for $13.00. And then I found myself buying the second season... third season... and now, fourth season. I am currently waiting for seasons 5 & 6 to go on sale (lol, sadly I can't afford them at the price they're at now) Anyways, back to the show. A lot of reviews on here say the show is unrealistic. That teenage kids don't talk like that or act like that. I say, so what? If you want complete accuracy, watch a documentary, or better yet, go back to highschool and sit there and watch the kids there. Dawson's Creek was meant to entertain, to bring everyday stuff teens do go through and adding a hefty dose of angst to it. Yes, the language in the show is quite sophisticated. That's the reason why I love it so much. It's smart. It's for lack of a better and cheesy word "deep." I don't know about the last two seasons, but I sure as hell enjoyed the first four. I recommend it for those who hate the stuff that's on TV nowadays.


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