Dawson's Creek: Season 1, Episode 11

The Scare (5 May 1998)

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In honor of Friday the 13th, both the film and the date, Dawson plays practical jokes against everyone while he plans a séance for the gang to look up ghosts, until they are all spooked by ... See full summary »

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In honor of Friday the 13th, both the film and the date, Dawson plays practical jokes against everyone while he plans a séance for the gang to look up ghosts, until they are all spooked by reports of a serial killer heading towards Capeside. Meanwhile, Jen is asked out by a friendly jock, named Cliff, in which the date ends up at Dawson's house while Dawson, Joey, Pacey bring along a slightly-crazed young woman, named Ursula, who is running away from her psychotic boyfriend. Written by Anonymous

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The movie that Joey turns off at the beginning of the episode is I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997). Kevin Williamson, creator and writer of the show, wrote the screenplay for that movie. See more »

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When Pacey asks Joey to watch the Jeep, while he and Dawson go into the shop, he states he doesn't have the keys to restart the Jeep if he turns the engine off. After the party at Dawson's house, Pacey is shown shining a flashlight around checking for the lady killer. He jumps in his Jeep and starts the engine and the key is in plain view. See more »

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The One On Friday The 13th...
24 May 2015 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I really enjoy this episode. It's interesting, and also a little scary.

In this episode, it's Friday The 13th and to celebrate the film and the date, Dawson plays practical jokes on all of his friends, except Jen, which leaves her feeling left out. So she insists that she can handle what ever joke may be coming her way, but when one does, it terrifies her. But it turns out that it wasn't Dawson, it was Cliff, a guy interested in Jen, who thought it would be a good idea. It wasn't. That night, everyone gathers at Dawson's house and perform a séance, which leads to nothing good.

Overall, I give this episode a 7 out of 10, which in my ratings book is: Great.


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