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, …
Series Fun Facts
- Oliver Hudson (Eddie Doling 16 episodes 2002-2003) and Bianca Kajlich (Natasha Kelly 8 episodes 2002-2003) play an engaged couple on 'Rules of Engagement' 2007-2013.
- Many props from creator Kevin Williamson's Scream (1996) and I Know What You Did Last Summer are used, particularly in Dawson's bedroom.
- The video Dawson supposedly made in 1998 which Pacey shows to a bed-ridden Jen during the series finale was the original credit sequence for the show.