JOEY AND JEN SET OFF TO NEW YORK TO CONFRONT JEN'S FATHER – It's senior ditch day at Capeside High and while Joey (Katie Holmes) and Jen (Michelle Williams) head to New York to confront Jen's estranged father (guest star Don McManus), Dawson (James Van Der Beek) and Gretchen (guest star Sasha Alexander) hit the road for a romantic adventure together and Pacey (Joshua Jackson) and Drue (Mark Matkevitch) form an alliance that ends in handcuffs.
- James Van Der Beek as Dawson Leery
- Michelle Williams as Jen Lindley
- Joshua Jackson as Pacey Witter
- Katie Holmes as Joey Potter
- Don McManus as Theodore Lindley
- First and only appearance on the series of Jen's father, Theodore Lindley
- Jen recalls a suppressed trauma of discovering her dad having sex with 18-year-old Annie Sawyer, a girl who lived in the apartment downstairs from Jen's.