Dawson gets in trouble with Joey when he reads an entry in her diary about her true feelings about his fantasy life of filmmaking. Meanwhile, Dawson is so self-involved with repairing his love live that he forgets Pacey's 16th birthday whom fails his drivers ed test. As a result, Pacey decides to throw himself a pier party bash with a little help from Andie. Jack McPhee, Andie's older brother, gets a job at the Ice House restaurant which Bessie runs and Joey works. Meanwhile, Abby Morgan begins to become a negative influence over the lonely Jen who takes her out carousing for guys and drinking. Also, Gayle confides with Grams, and Mitch with another friend, about their troubled marriage. Written by
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After Pacey and Jen have discussed his forgotten birthday at the pier Pacey grabs his bag and leaves as a white boat with a rower enters the frame from the left. When the camera pans to Jen the boat has turned bright yellow. See more
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References Sixteen Candles