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Four friends in a small coastal town help each other cope with adolescence.

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Kevin Williamson
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
James Van Der Beek ...  Dawson Leery 128 episodes, 1998-2003
Katie Holmes ...  Joey Potter 128 episodes, 1998-2003
Michelle Williams ...  Jen Lindley 128 episodes, 1998-2003
Joshua Jackson ...  Pacey Witter 128 episodes, 1998-2003
Mary Beth Peil ...  Evelyn 'Grams' Ryan 128 episodes, 1998-2003
Kerr Smith ...  Jack McPhee 113 episodes, 1998-2003
Mary-Margaret Humes ...  Gail Leery 93 episodes, 1998-2003
Nina Repeta ...  Bessie Potter 88 episodes, 1998-2003
John Wesley Shipp ...  Mitch Leery 83 episodes, 1998-2001
Meredith Monroe ...  Andie McPhee / ... 69 episodes, 1998-2003
Busy Philipps ...  Audrey Liddell 46 episodes, 2001-2003
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Set in a small coastal, Massachusetts town named Capeside, Dawson's Creek tells the story of four teenagers as they struggle through adolescence. This is particularly true for 15-year-olds Dawson Leery, an introspective dreamer and Joey Potter, a precocious tomboy unaware of her beauty. Best friends since childhood, they are about to enter that confusing time in life where nothing is the way it was and nothing is as it seems. Written by John <littlejohnboy@hotmail.com>

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Drama | Romance

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Runtime:

(128 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Many references are made to Dawson's admiration for Steven Spielberg and his films. He and Katie Holmes share a birthday: December 18. See more »

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Mic packs being worn by the actors are occasionally visible. See more »

Quotes

Joey: Dawson, I'm sorry I don't have the same dreams I had when I was 15 years old, and I'm sorry that I moved on faster than you did, but you know what? Maybe not everything that happens to you is my fault! And maybe just because I want more from my life than...
Dawson: More than what? More than us? You don't know, do you? You've never known. The entire time I've known you, all you've wanted to do is escape. From me, from Capeside. I mean, you say that I'm the dreamer. I'm the one who doesn't wanna live in ...
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Referenced in One Tree Hill: Pilot (2003) See more »

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Run Like Mad
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by Jann Arden
(Season 1)
(featured in the opening titles when broadcast in non-US countries)
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"Hang on Dawson it's gonna be a bumpy life"...
11 August 2004 | by snugamugSee all my reviews

"Hang on Dawson it's gonna be a bumpy life"... This quote basically describes the entire series. Through the good times and the bad times the four Capeside buddies, Joey, Dawson, Pacey and Jen stick together with some other characters thrown in for good measure... Although I am a die hard fan of the series I do at times find it tiring, with all the off and on again of the groups varied, hormonally charged relationships. Occasionally I find my self wondering why I spend so much of my time watching and re-watching seasons past on DVD but no matter how hard I try I cannot stop. So overall this series is well... interesting, fluff with a couple of dramatic moments to send the group crashing hard back to the reality of life.... but hey it's always more fun to see someone else's' life crashing than your own so set aside some time and watch away but don*t watch to long or you will get sucked into the whole teen angst ridden story.... :)


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