Season 1 Episodes

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Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 5/19/1998
In the season finale, Dawson and Joey confront their true feelings. Joey, visits her father in prison, and debates leaving to go to France.
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Beauty Contest

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 5/12/1998
Joey and Pacey enter a beauty competition; Jen regrets her breakup with Dawson.
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The Scare

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 5/5/1998
In honor of Friday the 13th, Dawson, plans a séance for the gang, they are all spooked by reports of a serial killer heading towards Capeside.
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Double Date

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 4/28/1998
A double date finds Jen and Cliff joined by Dawson and a savvy sidekick who calls him on a plot to make Jen jealous.
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Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 3/17/1998
Hoping to get over Jen, Dawson agrees to join Pacey and Billy in a boys night out and finds what he is looking for in another woman.
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Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 3/10/1998
Dawson feels the heat when Jen is visited by an old boyfriend; Joey lets off a bit too much steam at a beach party and ends up in a sticky situation; and tensions between Mitch and Gale reach the boiling point as they attempt to rebuild their marriage.
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Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 3/3/1998
In what is said to be one of the best episodes, the gang, after committing various violations at school, gets stuck together for an 8 hour Saturday detention, where Dawson and Pacey turn against each another; and Joey offers a tearful partial explanation for her anger toward Jen.
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Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 2/24/1998
Capeside is abuzz with rumors of a teacher's indiscretion, rumors that prove fateful for Pacey and Tamera.
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Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 2/17/1998
When a major hurricane moves inland, all take refuge in the Leery home, where Dawson rages at Jen about her past, and Mitch storms out after learning of Gale's affair.
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Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 2/10/1998
Dawson turns to Jen after learning of his mom's affair, and Joey's knowledge of it. But he regrets doing so when she tells him some of her problems; meanwhile Pacey and Tamara continue to tempt fate with their fling.
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Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 2/3/1998
While working on the film class's movies, team player Dawson has a hard time being stuck in the background.
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Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 1/27/1998
Dawson casts Jen as the new leading lady in his film, but creates a messy off-camera scene during her date at the school dance.
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 1/20/1998
Film-buff Dawson finds his best friend, Joey, growing jealous of his attraction to a neighbor's granddaughter.