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I don't miss how you never looked at me
—Henry to Jen
Barefoot at Capefest is the 11th episode of Season 3 of WB teen drama Dawson's Creek.

Synopsis

THERE'S A NEW KID IN TOWN – Dawson (James Van Der Beek) experiences an identity crisis when Principal Green's (Obba Babatundé) daughter Nikki (Bianca Lawson) emerges as another aspiring young director, and Joey (Katie Holmes) experiences her own crisis when Dawson won't open up to her about the pain of his parents' (Mary-Margaret Humes and John Wesley Shipp) divorce. Meanwhile, Jack's (Kerr Smith) first efforts to hit on another guy are rebuffed, Pacey (Joshua Jackson) and Andie (Meredith Monroe) uncomfortably find themselves sharing the same afterschool activity, and Jen (Michelle Williams) realizes that she may have passed up the chance at something special with Henry (guest star Michael Pitt).

Starring

James Van Der Beek as Dawson Leery
Katie Holmes as Joey Potter
Michelle Williams as Jen Lindley
Joshua Jackson as Pacey Witter
Kerr Smith as Jack McPhee
Meredith Monroe as Andie McPhee
Mary-Margaret Humes as Gale Leery

Special Guest Star

Michael Pitt as Henry Parker[1]

Recurring cast

Obba Babatundé as Howard Green

Guest starring

Bianca Lawson as Nikki Green
Adam Kaufman as Ethan Brody

Co-Starring

Stephen Michael Ayers as Mr. Broderick

Quotes

Look, I got into this to get over you
—Andie to Pacey
Parents are supposed to be our primary examples of love... and I guess my example just wasn't, strong enough...
—Dawson talks to Nikki

Music

no chance | LITTLE JINN
jack + jen at the market
the frug | RILO KILEY
jack and jen arrive at the festival
finally found you | WEEKEND EXCURSION
jack finds ethan at the festival
85 | RILO KILEY
jack and ethan walk
no surrender | BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
henry plays guitar and sings
better off | PETE STEWART
jack introduces jen + ethan
scared of me | CHANNELING OWEN
jack and ethan in the tent
decapo | DECLAN NINE
jack + ethan; jen apologises to henry
angels in the attic | DEBRA DAVIS
jack and jen walk
imagine | JOHN LENNON
joey + dawson put up the poster

Notes and references

  1. From this episode onwards, Michael Pitt is credited as a special guest star