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
- It is set in Massachusetts, but most of the episodes until the characters went off to college and even then some are filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina as well as some in Southport.
- Dawson's idol is Steven Spielberg. Among the posters hanging in Dawson's room are posters from movies directed by Spielberg including Jaws, Hook, Jurassic Park: The Lost World, plus Being…
[show]Dawson's idol is Steven Spielberg. Among the posters hanging in Dawson's room are posters from movies directed by Spielberg including Jaws, Hook, Jurassic Park: The Lost World, plus Being John Malkovich and Bronenosets Potyomkin (1925).
- Is one of three WB shows to say the word "shit." The others are Everwood (but the sound was muted) and One Tree Hill.