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2000

12 Jan. 2000
Barefoot at Capefest
Dawson experiences an identity crisis when Nikki, who happens to be Principal Green's daughter, arrives in Capeside and gives Dawson advice on his future as an aspiring young director like her. Joey experiences her own crisis when Dawson won't open up to her about the pain of his parents divorce. Meanwhile, during a weekend outdoor folk concert, Jack's first efforts to hit on another guy are rebuffed when the man, Ethan, only wants to be friends. Elsewhere in the camp, Jen realizes that she may have passed up the chance at something special with Henry. Also, Pacey and...
 
19 Jan. 2000
Weekend in the Country
Joey's friends and their families work together to make sure that the opening of Potter's Bed & Breakfast is a success and that she and Bessie don't lose everything they have after Pacey surprises them with a visit from a prestigious travel critic. Meanwhile, Jen admits her concerns to Grams about getting close to Henry. Jack considers moving back home to his own house after hearing Andie's loving plea. Also, Dawson tries to understand the connection between his parents after their divorce.
 
26 Jan. 2000
Northern Lights
Dawson makes the radical move of dropping out of film class to spend some time re-evaluating his teenage years against Nikki's advice. Meanwhile, Joey is torn between attending Pacey's opening night and her date with A.J., who has come to Capeside for the day. Before opening night of the school play of 'Barefoot in the Park', Andie must take over as director when the faculty director, Mr. Broderick, becomes ill and she tries to persuade Pacey to act out his feelings when he gets stage fright. Also, Jen agrees to go out on a date with Henry by taking him out to see the...
 
2 Feb. 2000
Valentine's Day Massacre
Joey questions Dawson's state of mind when he and Pacey decide to lead her and their friends to a secret location party on a golf course hosted by Matt Caulfield, a wealthy and snobbish student connected to a clique of spoiled rich kids from school, infamous for their complete and utter debauchery. Meanwhile, Jack's ex-girlfriend, Kate Douglas, arrives from Rhode Island for a visit while nursing a broken heart, but is unaware of Jack's coming out. Also, Jen's first date with Henry is a Valentine's Day she won't soon forget when he passes out after donating four pints ...
 
9 Feb. 2000
Crime & Punishment
Joey is chosen to be part of a group of students to paint a school mural, but when hers is defaced before the unveiling, Dawson offers words of encouragement while Pacey takes action and risks suspension when he goes in search of the culprit whom he suspects to be Matt. When Andie's PSAT scores rank among the best in the country, she feels tremendously guilt-ridden and gambles with everything she has worked for by telling Principal Green about the previously stolen PSAT test. Also, Pacey moves in with his brother, Doug, when their divorced sister and her kids move ...
 
16 Feb. 2000
To Green, with Love
Joey relies on the support of Pacey and A.J. to rally the students in a major school protest against the school superintendent, Dr. Fielding, after he forces Principal Green to resign for expelling Matt Caulfield who destroyed Joey's mural after the guy's wealthy and powerful parents threaten the school board with a lawsuit. Meanwhile, Dawson and Gail both go back to their respective places in back and in front of the camera to produce a piece about the ongoing school protest which ruffles more than a few feathers of the school board hierarchy as well as Gail's old ...
 
1 Mar. 2000
Cinderella Story
Joey travels to Boston to visit A.J. where he is about to receive a critic writing award and meets his childhood friend, Morgan, whom Joey sees as a clone version of herself and her growing feelings for Pacey. Back in Capeside, to avoid suspension, Pacey becomes a mentor to a nine-year-old boy, named Buzz Thompson, and must contend with the kid whom is a little version of himself: a neglected and abused little boy... with a big attitude. Meanwhile, Dawson asks Mitch to help as a chief with the opening of her Gail's restaurant which makes her angry that she does not ...
 
5 Apr. 2000
Neverland
Pacey hopes that an overnight camping trip by taking Dawson to their favorite childhood camping spot will help ease the pain when he prepares to tells Dawson about his romantic feelings for Joey. But their plans get interrupted when Buzz and two of his friends come along. When Dawson brings up memories about their loyal friendship, Pacey chickens out and decides not to tell Dawson. Meanwhile, Joey deals with the emotional fallout from her kiss with Pacey by spending a girls' night out with Jen and Andie. But to Jen's surprise, they stumble upon a 15th birthday party ...
 
26 Apr. 2000
Stolen Kisses
Dawson invites Joey, Andie, and Pacey to spend Spring Break in the mountains of Vermont at his Aunt Gwen's home. But the trip is filled with tension as Joey and Pacey continue to battle about their feelings for each other and Andie becomes intrigued with the gang's childhood friend, Will, who is visiting. Back in Capeside, Jen, working as the hostess at Gail's new restaurant, Leery's Fresh Fish, becomes surprisingly territorial when a waitress, named Shelley, flirts with Henry who's now working there as a busboy. Also, Gail and Mitch question their current situation ...
 
3 May 2000
The Longest Day
In this unusual episode that replays the same day's activities from three different perspectives: after Pacey unveils his new sailboat, named 'True Love', he and Joey vacillate on the ways to tell Dawson about their feelings for each other. But each time they decide to tell Dawson about them being romantically involved, they chicken out. But when both Pacey and Joey get together and decide to tell Dawson about them, Dawson's angry reaction is what they hoped they wouldn't get: Dawson reveals that he already knows when Jen had earlier that day told him about Joey and ...
 
10 May 2000
Show Me Love
As Capeside prepares for the Annual Spring Regatta boat race, Dawson and Pacey compete with each other for the winning trophy, only Joey is tired of feeling like the prize. Meanwhile, after many weeks of mixed messages, Gail makes the first move with Mitch. After Jen finally forgives Henry for his one-track mind, he gives Jen the most romantic night of her life with a moonlight picnic atop a building overlooking the bay.
 
17 May 2000
The Anti-Prom
Dawson, Joey and Andie prepare their own unique prom when they learn that the committee has scrutinized Jack's selected male date Ethan. Dawson, who has invited Joey to be his date, uses the special evening to try to win her back and make Pacey jealous. Andie persuades Pacey to be her escort, but her evening ends by her consoling him about his love life uncertainties. Also at the prom, Jen becomes outraged with Henry when he reveals he is leaving Capeside for the summer to attend football camp in Ohio, and Gail and Mitch celebrate their new found romance.
 
24 May 2000
True Love
Pressured by two parties, Joey ultimately must choose between her love for Dawson and her new feelings for Pacey who's planning an summer getaway by sailing down the coast on his new boat, 'True Love.' Meanwhile, Grams talks about love and regret with Jen over the departed Henry, and encourages her, with Jack and Andie tagging along, for an all-night drive to Ohio so that Jen can see Henry one last time. They then they take Jack to Boston to see Ethan who tells him that he has returned to his gay boyfriend. Also, Mitch and Gail decide to get remarried and have the ...
 
4 Oct. 2000
Coming Home
Pacey and Joey return from their summer vacation at sea where they have to deal with Dawson's feelings, who has been deeply hurt for the past months while he and Jack made money by painting houses. At first, he doesn't want to talk to neither one of them, but at a drive-in theater, Jen convinces him to talk to Joey. Meanwhile, Pacey's other older sister, Gretchen, arrives in Capeside after taking time off from college and moves in with Doug, making Pacey homeless since he does not want to live with Doug or their hostile parents anymore. So, he asks Joey to let him ...
 
11 Oct. 2000
Failing Down
Joey is looking for a new job and gets one as a waitress at the Yacht Club Restaurant pretending to know a very influent family. But she is tricked by her boss' snobbish, trouble-making son, Drue Valentine, who sees through her lies, but decides to let her stay on in order to get to know her better. Meanwhile, Mitch, now working as a guidance counselor at Capeside High, 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. Gretchen also finds a new place to live in the ...
 
18 Oct. 2000
Two Gentlemen of Capeside
Pacey, enlightened by getting good grades, decides to take a sail on his boat and takes Jen with him for company. Meanwhile, Andie has an interview with Drue's mother for a college acceptance. But her medical records get in her way in which the egotistical and snobbish Mrs. Valentine worries about Andie's mental stability and outright denies her the spot. Everyone's plans change when a big storm rolls into Capeside, trapping Pacey and Jen at sea where Dawson and Joey steal a motorboat, owned by a cranky old resident, A.I. Brooks, to rescue them while Andie takes ...
 
25 Oct. 2000
Future Tense
Everybody starts to think about their future, and how they are getting into college with Joey concerned about Pacey not having grades good enough to graduate and she being Number Four among the top 10 best in school. Drue makes everybody think it's Jen's birthday so he can throw a party and make the moves on her in which it's revealed that that they've known each other when he used to live back in New York. At the gathering, a worried Joey gets drunk and says some concerning things to everyone involved. Meanwhile, Andie takes over Jack's applications for college and ...
 
1 Nov. 2000
A Family Way
Gail drops a bomb on Mitch and Dawson, saying that she might be pregnant, but she is conflicted whether or not to keep her baby. As a result, Dawson seeks solace with his growing hobby of photography and confiding in Gretchen about his troubles. Meanwhile, Joey seeks advice from Jen because she has the feeling sexual intimacy with Pacey is approaching. Jen tells her to go to the clinic as prevention. Bessie finds out and berates Joey about the risks of sex. Also, Jack and Andie are coaching a little league of soccer kids, and he soon lands in an awkward situation when...
 
8 Nov. 2000
Great Xpectations
Andie gets accepted into Harvard in advance, enlightening Jack and their father. 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 with Jen and Jack. At the party, Drue, wanting to look back on the old times with Jen, gives her some ecstasy pills. But Andie takes one from Jen in which it has reaction with her anti-depressives. Meanwhile, things get awkward during the party when Gretchen brings along Pacey, Joey and Dawson whom is growing more attracted ...
 
15 Nov. 2000
You Had Me at Goodbye
While Andie is recovering from her near-fatal drug overdose, Jack blames Jen for the incident, while Jen blames the deranged Drue for her life falling apart after he turns everyone, including Grams, against Jen by saying that she deliberately slipped Andie the ecstasy. Andie's father tells her that it would be better if she were to spend the rest of the year in Italy with her aunt, since she already has the credits required for an early graduation. Meanwhile, Joey is conflicted when she must ask Dawson to say a good word for a college acceptance form. Also, Dawson ...
 
22 Nov. 2000
The Unusual Suspects
A sailboat owned by Capeside High's pompous Principal Dave Peskin, with "Class of 2001" written on the sail, and with his pet dog aboard, is found in the school swimming pool as part of a major school prank. As a result, Mitch Leery and Principal Peskin are after the guys who did it in which Dawson, Pacey, Jack and Drue are main suspects. Since, the dog that was on the boat instantly recognized Jack, Pacey had access to the yacht club and Dawson had access to the school keys. Each one has alibis for that day; Jack was at the soccer field with Jen to help plan a game. ...
 
29 Nov. 2000
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Jen reveals an important decision she's made with regards to college while Jack and Grams make a decision on their own for her. When Dawson comes up empty with answers to an important question on his college essay on registration for USC Film School, he turns to Mr. Brooks for inspiration and learns that Mr. Brooks' life in Hollywood eerily parallels Dawson's own life when Mr. Brooks left the filmmaking business after his best friend and girlfriend got together. Meanwhile, Pacey accompanies Joey to a formal party at the Yacht Club for prospective Worthington College ...
 
20 Dec. 2000
Self Reliance
When Bessie takes a weekend getaway, Joey's hoping to get some studying done. But between her responsibilities at the B&B and Pacey's affections, Joey's hard pressed to find a moment alone to study for an English exam, and as if that wasn't enough, she's trying to cope with her feelings about having seen Dawson kiss Gretchen the other night at the Christmas party. Pacey's got his own issues with that 'kiss' and he's convinced Dawson and Joey need closure, once and for all. Meanwhile, Dawson's collaboration with A.I. Brooks on a documentary on his life story begins, ...
 

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