I just think our burgeoning hormones are destined to alter our relationship and I'm trying to limit the fallout
—Joey to Dawson[src]
Dawson's Creek is an americian television drama which debuted on January 20th, 1998 on the WB. The show was produced by Sony Pictures Television and takes place in the fictional town of Capeside, Massachusetts. It took place in Boston, Massachusetts during the college seasons.


A seminal one-hour drama series, Dawson's Creek chronicles with wry humor the undeniably intense period of awakening known as the teenage years. A startlingly fresh and realistic portrayal of this passage from adolescence to young adulthood, Dawson's Creek takes a dramatic turn in its fifth season as the teens embark on their post-high school lives. At this crossroads, expectations are turned on their heads as the friends surprise each other with the people they grow into being, how well they thrive in this new world and who steals their hearts.


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

Supporting cast

Mary-Margaret Humes as Gail Leery
John Wesley Shipp as Mitch Leery
Mary Beth Peil as Grams
Nina Repeta as Bessie Potter
Busy Philipps as Audrey Liddell


Dawson's Creek aired for 6 seasons. A total of 128 episodes were made, and the series concluded with a two-hour finale.

Season 1
Season 2
Season 3
Season 4
Season 5
Season 6


Dawson's Creek


  • Of the Dawson's Creek alumni Holmes[1], Van Der Beek[2] and Philipps[3] have all guested How I Met Your Mother, Van Der Beek in a recurring role over the course of the series.[4]
  • Both Van Der Beek and Jackson have done work with Funny or Die.[5][6]


  • 2000 GLAAD Award for 'Outstanding Drama Series'[7]


  1. Joey Potter (128)
  2. Pacey Witter (124)
  3. Dawson Leery (122)
  4. Jen Lindley (118)
  5. Jack McPhee (99)
  6. Grams (66)
  7. Gail Leery (59)
  8. Mitch Leery (57)
  9. Andie McPhee (52)
  10. Bessie Potter (42)

Audrey Liddell appears in 39 episodes, and thus does not make the list.

Notes and references


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