Capside High is abuzz with the gossip mill after Jack bears his soul in a English assignment and is forced to explore his innermost secrets while reading a poem he wrote aloud in class, leaving Dawson, Joey and Andie shaken by the implications of what it all means: Jack happens to be gay. Meanwhile, Pacey tries to defend Jack in the face of his adversarial English teacher, Mr. Peterson, and ends up getting in trouble when he assaults the petulant Mr. Peterson which causes a riff between Pacey and Andie. Also, Jen finds Ty Hicks to be full of surprises of not only being part of a bible study group, but having a liking for blues music by taking her out to a local jazz club. Written by
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The title is based upon the often used quote from Shakespeare's play Hamlet, "To be or not to be." See more
This is at least the third time that Mr. Peterson's English class is seen in season 2. The first is in episode 7 when Pacey, Andie, Joey, Dawson, and Jen study at Chris's house for the midterm. It returns in episode 11, when Abby and Jack are added to the class for the mystery involving the sex note. In this episode, only Jack and Pacey are in the class and the other six regular cast are nowhere to be seen. See more
I want to say that I am more ashamed of what I did in that classroom yesterday then I have ever done in my life. It was flat wrong and I have no case here. And I'm sorry, for the event. But not now, not ever, will I ever be apologetic for it's intention. Every day, we, the students of Capeside, come to a place where you guys are in charge. You tell us when to arrive, when to leave, when to move rooms, when to eat. You tell us when we're doing well, when we need to be doing better and we never ...
Written by Johnny Rzeznik
Performed by Goo Goo Dolls See more