MEREDITH MONROE'S FAREWELL EPISODE – Joey's (Katie Holmes) conundrum over choosing between Dawson (James Van Der Beek) and Pacey (Joshua Jackson) to write her college application peer recommendation from "The Person Who Knows You Best" is overshadowed by Andie's announcement that she is leaving Capeside.
Andie recovers in the hospital and has frequent visits from Pacey, which incurs jealousy with Joey. Upon leaving the hospital, Andie tries to figure out what she wants in life and takes her father up on spending the rest of the year in Italy with his sister, Georgia McPhee. Jack and Jen are not speaking, and before leaving, Andie arranges for a dinner with the gang and tells them to mend fences.
- This is the last episode to feature Andie McPhee as a main character on the series.
- Pacey tells Andie that they will miss her optimism and enthusiasm.
- This is the last episode of the series to feature Meredith Monroe as part of the main cast.