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Dawson's Creek 

Four friends in a small coastal town help each other cope with adolescence.

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Set in a small coastal, Massachusetts town named Capeside, Dawson's Creek tells the story of four teenagers as they struggle through adolescence. This is particularly true for 15-year-olds Dawson Leery, an introspective dreamer and Joey Potter, a precocious tomboy unaware of her beauty. Best friends since childhood, they are about to enter that confusing time in life where nothing is the way it was and nothing is as it seems. Written by John <littlejohnboy@hotmail.com>

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Drama | Romance

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20 January 1998 (USA)  »

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Cei mai frumosi ani  »

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(128 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The video Dawson supposedly made in 1998, which Pacey shows to a bedridden Jen (Michelle Williams) during the series finale, was the original credit sequence for the show. See more »

Goofs

Mic packs being worn by the actors are occasionally visible. See more »

Quotes

[Dawson insults and drives away a film critic]
Oliver Chirchuck: Apologize, kiss her ass, get down on your knees and beg, just do whatever it takes to get her back here.
Dawson: Alright, alright. What are you going to do?
Oliver Chirchuck: I'm gonna go and hit on your ex-girlfriend.
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Referenced in 90210: Unmasked (2009) See more »

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I Don't Want to Wait
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by Paula Cole
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I fell in love.
15 April 2009 | by See all my reviews

I never watched the show while it was on TV, and the only reason why I bought the first season was because it was on sale for $13.00. And then I found myself buying the second season... third season... and now, fourth season. I am currently waiting for seasons 5 & 6 to go on sale (lol, sadly I can't afford them at the price they're at now) Anyways, back to the show. A lot of reviews on here say the show is unrealistic. That teenage kids don't talk like that or act like that. I say, so what? If you want complete accuracy, watch a documentary, or better yet, go back to highschool and sit there and watch the kids there. Dawson's Creek was meant to entertain, to bring everyday stuff teens do go through and adding a hefty dose of angst to it. Yes, the language in the show is quite sophisticated. That's the reason why I love it so much. It's smart. It's for lack of a better and cheesy word "deep." I don't know about the last two seasons, but I sure as hell enjoyed the first four. I recommend it for those who hate the stuff that's on TV nowadays.


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