Coda is the finale and 23rd episode of Season 4 on WB teen drama Dawson's Creek.


As Dawson prepares to leave Capeside early for film school in L.A., Joey tries to deal with his departure. Jack, Jen, Joey and Dawson spend Dawson's last few days hanging out in Capeside. Pacey is off on adventure in the Caribbean.


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
Mary-Margaret Humes as Gail Leery
John Wesley Shipp as Mitch Leery
Mary Beth Peil as Evelyn Ryan


I think we all have the power to change each other's lives
—Jen to Joey
The Sea Creature from the Deep remains incommunicado
—Joey to Dawson


  • Dawson tells Pacey that he's proud of him for graduating. This makes Andie and Dawson the only two people that Pacey talked to about his senior year
  • Dawson and Joey kiss


packing blankets | EELS
two by two | LES VEGAS
rock me to sleep | JILL SOBULE
how you've grown | NATALIE MERCHANT
daydream believer | MARY BETH MAZIARZ