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 Aired: May. 14, 2003
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 friends, …
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Series Fun Facts
- Most of the artists/songs featured in the two-part series finale, were songs that were intended to be featured in the original pilot, but whose licensing proved too expensive at the time.
- Many references are made to Dawson's admiration for Steven Spielberg and his films. He and Katie Holmes share a birthday: December 18th.
- The character of Joey is inspired by Fannie Norwood, a long-time friend of Kevin Williamson. According to Williamson: "If Fannie watches, she will know exactly where I got some stuff. It's…
[show]The character of Joey is inspired by Fannie Norwood, a long-time friend of Kevin Williamson. According to Williamson: "If Fannie watches, she will know exactly where I got some stuff. It's nice because only she will know."