Joey Potter and the Capeside Redemption is the 22nd episode of Season 6 on WB teen drama Dawson's Creek.


When Dawson gives up his dream of making his film, a strong-minded Joey rallies the old group back to Capeside to help Dawson begin production. Meanwhile, an unemployed and depressed Pacey won't be part of Joey's plan but becomes inspired to make sure Dawson has the financial support he needs to finish his film. Once production is up and running, Jen, Jack and Grams must say their goodbyes and leave for New York, and after her covert plan to reconcile Dawson and Pacey, Joey feels she is now is free to pursue her dream of traveling to Paris.


James Van Der Beek as Dawson Leery
Katie Holmes as Joey Potter
Joshua Jackson as Pacey Witter
Michelle Williams as Jen Lindley
Kerr Smith as Jack McPhee
Busy Philipps as Audrey Liddell
Mary Beth Peil as Evelyn Ryan

Recurring cast

Mary-Margaret Humes as Gail Leery
Dylan Neal as Doug Witter
Hal Ozsan as Todd Carr

Guest starring

Nicole Steinwedell as Kristy Livingstone
Mika Boorem as Harley Hetson
Lukas Behnken as George
Taylor Handley as Patrick


  • Originally planned as a season finale, until series creator Kevin Williamson agreed to pen the two-part finale.