The Lost Weekend is the 2nd episode of Season 5 on WB teen drama Dawson's Creek.


As Dawson (James Van Der Beek) spends time in Boston with Joey (Katie Holmes), he begins to wonder if his place is truly in California or alongside his friend - until a heartbreaking phone message from Joey expressing her desire to end their friendship causes him to demand a straight and final answer of her feelings towards him. Meanwhile, Pacey (Joshua Jackson) discovers what may be his true calling and Jen (Michelle Williams) finds true love with a handsome stranger (guest star Chad Michael Murray, "Gilmore Girls").


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
Chad Michael Murray as Charlie Todd
Dylan Neal as Doug Witter
Lourdes Benedicto as Karen Torres
Ian Kahn as Danny Brecher

Guest starring

Jennifer Morrison as Melanie Thompson