Dawson's Creek: Season 3, Episode 20

The Longest Day (3 May 2000)

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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 ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview:
Gail Leery (credit only)
Bessie Potter (credit only)
Rodney Scott ...


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 Pacey after assuming that they told Dawson. Meanwhile, Andie, who thought she was over Pacey enough to date, accepts a date with Capeside visitor Will, but their first date is ruined when she also learns about Joey and Pacey now a couple. Pacey also leaves the trouble-making Buzz with his brother Doug for the entire day as he sorts out his feelings for. Also, Jen deals with Henry who wants to take their relationship to the... Written by Anonymous

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As the gang discusses their assignment on the Nixon-Watergate scandal, Jen tells Dawson she has finished watching the video she borrowed from him, All the President's Men (1976) and he asks her what she thought of it. She says she enjoyed it but her boyfriend, Henry, thought it was seriously lacking in cute teenage girls. This is an obvious nod to the movie Dick (1999), which came out around the same time this episode aired. Michelle Williams, who plays the character Jen, had recently starred with Kirsten Dunst in that movie, in which the two teenage girls are the ones who uncover the Watergate scandal. See more »


Dawson and Joey have a discussion outside the library, right next to a monument/dedication rock that clearly reads "Wilmington, North Carolina" where the show is filmed, not "Capeside, Massachusetts" where it is set. See more »


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