Aimed at a teenage audience, it is semi-autobiographical, based on the small-town childhood of its creator Kevin Williamson. The lead character, Dawson Leery, shares Williamson's interests and background. The show was set in a small fictional seaside town called Capeside and focused on four friends who were in the early part of their Sophomore year of high school when the series began.
Last Episode06x24 ...Must Come to an End (2) Aired: May. 14, 2003
[ Part II ]All the friends try to cope with the revealtion that one of them will pass away very soon. Jen rebuilds her bond between all of her …
Series Fun Facts
- Every episode from season 1 starts in Dawson's room.
- Many references are made to Dawson's admiration for Steven Spielberg and his films. He and Katie Holmes share a birthday: December 18th.
- Kerr Smith and Joshua Jackson are the only two series regulars to direct an episode during the show's six season run.