Something Wilder is the 13th episode of Season 5 on WB teen drama Dawson's Creek.


At his new film school in Boston, Dawson runs into the socially awkward Oliver, who wants Dawson to direct his film. Jack's unhappiness with the frat house comes to a head, while Jen is struggling to keep her radio sass in her current state of puppy love bliss. Joey is asked out by Elliott, but lies to get out of it when Wilder hosts a literary group at his house.


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

Special Guest Stars

Ken Marino as David Wilder
Busy Philipps as Audrey Liddell

Recurring cast

Jordan Bridges as Oliver Chirchick
Ryan Bittle as Eric

Guest starring

Ned Brower as Elliott Sawyer