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
- There are a few references to Tom Cruise in the early seasons. Joey and Dawson is watching a scene from Jerry Maguire. Later, during a suspension from school, Pacey is seen watching Jerry…
[show]There are a few references to Tom Cruise in the early seasons. Joey and Dawson is watching a scene from Jerry Maguire. Later, during a suspension from school, Pacey is seen watching Jerry Maguire. Pacey and the mysterious Eve (Jen's half-sister) convince Dawson to let them use his house for a Risky Business-inspired fundraiser to pay for a boat mishap Eve led him into. Katie Holmes (having had a relationship with Joshua Jackson during the series) later became Mrs. Tom Cruise number 3.
- The producers were in the unusual position of having all 13 episodes in the can before the pilot even premiered.
- Goof (crew or equipment visible): Mic packs being worn by the actors are occasionally visible.