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Jen's a cheerleader and Jack's on the football team? OK, I got sane and everyone else went crazy?
—Andie at the Pep Rally
Homecoming is the 2nd episode of Season 3 on WB teen drama Dawson's Creek.

Synopsis

ALL THE RIGHT MOVES – Dawson (James Van Der Beek) is recruited by his dad (John Wesley Shipp) and Principal Green (guest star Obba Babatundé, "Miss Evers' Boys") to produce a film for the football pep rally, but the stars of the film end up being Dawson and his lady friend Eve (guest star Brittany Daniel), not the Capeside Minutemen. Meanwhile, Pacey (Joshua Jackson) has enlisted Joey (Katie Holmes) for assistance in bringing Andie (Meredith Monroe) back to Capeside, but their long-awaited reunion doesn't go exactly as Pacey had intended; and Jack (Kerr Smith) comes to an unexpected understanding with his father (guest star David Dukes) who has returned to Capeside to be with Jack and Andie.

Plot

Pacey is excited to finally see Andie again, and takes Joey with him to surprise Andie at the clinic. Dawson and Eve decide to take their relationship to the next level. Jen is adjusting to her new life as Head Cheerleader, while Jack is tested on the football team and makes a friend in Henry Parker.

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
John Wesley Shipp as Mitch Leery
Mary Beth Peil as Evelyn Ryan

Recurring cast

Obba Babatundé as Howard Green
Michael Pitt as Henry Parker

Guest starring

David Dukes as Joseph McPhee
Brittany Daniel as Eve Whitman
Chris Demetral as Mark

Quotes

You changed my life, Andie. You were that person for me. You inspired me to be a man that I’d only ever dreamed about  being. When you first started to get sick, it dawned on me that I might not be that person for you
—Pacey
It’s weird that it happens, isn’t it? You still love the person, but you stop needing them like you used to
—Dawson to Joey

Trivia

  • First appearance of Henry Parker
  • Andie cheated on Pacey with Mark
  • Pacey breaks up with Andie

Music

bodyrock | MOBY
jack training
days and days | THE NINES
andie, pacey and joey drive home
on, wisconsin! | WILLIAM T. PURDY
pep rally
gonna fly now | BILL CONTI
dawson + eve caught
time after time | TUCK & PATTI
dawson & joey

Photos

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