Network: The WB
Episodes: 128 (hour)
TV show dates: January 20, 1998 — May 14, 2003
Series status: Cancelled/ended
Performers include: James Van Der Beek, Katie Holmes, Michelle Williams, Joshua Jackson, Mary Beth Peil, Kerr Smith, Mary-Margaret Humes, Nina Repeta, John Wesley Shipp, Meredith Monroe, Busy Phillipps, Dylan Neal, Sasha Alexander, Mark Matkevich, Oliver Hudson, Michael Pitt, Monica Keena, and Hal Ozsan.
TV show description:
Set in the quiet Massachusetts town of Capeside, this teen drama tells the coming of age story of four friends.
Dawson Leery (James Van Der Beek) and Joey Potter (Katie Holmes) have been spending nights together since they were little but their relationship changes as they grow into their mid-teens and Jen Lindley (Michelle Williams) moves in next door to Dawson. Their awkward friend Pacey Witter (Joshua Jackson) meanwhile has a flirtation with an older woman who turns out to be his teacher.
Other characters include twins Jack and Andie McPhee (Kerr Smith and Meredith Monroe), enthusiastic Audrey Liddell (Busy Philipps), “Grams” Evelyn Ryan (Mary Beth Peil), and Dawson’s parents, Mitch and Gail Leery (John Wesley Shipp and Mary-Margaret Humes).