Season 3 Episodes

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True Love

Season 3, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/24/2000
After an emotional day filled with love, tears and wedding vows, Joey ultimately must choose between her love for Dawson and her new feelings for Pacey.
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The Anti-Prom

Season 3, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/17/2000
Dawson, Joey and Andie prepare their own unique prom when they learn that the committee has scrutinized Jack's selected date.
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Show Me Love

Season 3, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/10/2000
As Capeside prepares for the annual spring regatta, Dawson and Pacey compete for the winning trophy, only Joey is tired of feeling like the prize.
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The Longest Day

Season 3, Episode 20 - Air Date: 5/3/2000
In a story that replays the same day's activities from three different perspectives (as in the 1999 movie ""Go""), Joey and Pacey vacillate on the ways to tell Dawson about their feelings for each other.
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Stolen Kisses

Season 3, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/26/2000
Dawson invites Joey, Andie and Pacey to spend Spring Break in the mountains at his aunt's home, but the trip is filled with tension as Joey and Pacey continue to battle about their feelings for each other and Andie becomes intrigued with the gang's childhood friend Will who is visiting.
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Season 3, Episode 18 - Air Date: 4/5/2000
Pacey hopes taking Dawson to their favorite childhood camping spot will help ease the pain when he tells Dawson about his new feelings for Joey.
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Cinderella Story

Season 3, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/1/2000
When Joey turns to Pacey for rescuing after she flees Boston halfway through her visit with A.J., the two old friends may finally confront their growing feelings for each other.
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To Green, With Love

Season 3, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/16/2000
Joey relies on the support of Pacey and A.J. to rally the students in protest against the school superintendent after he forces Principal Green to resign for expelling the student who destroyed Joey's mural.
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Crime and Punishment

Season 3, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/9/2000
Joey is chosen to be part of a group of students to paint a school mural, but when hers is defaced before the unveiling, Dawson offers words of encouragement while Pacey takes action and risks suspension when he goes in search of the culprit.
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Valentine's Day Massacre

Season 3, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/2/2000
Joey questions Dawson's state of mind when he and Pacey decide to lead their friends to a secret location party hosted by a group infamous for their complete and utter debauchery.
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Northern Lights

Season 3, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/26/2000
Dawson makes the radical move of dropping out of film class to spend some time re-evaluating his teenage years.
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A Weekend in the Country

Season 3, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/19/2000
Joey's friends and their families work together to make sure that the opening of Potter's Bed & Breakfast is a success and that she and Bessie don't lose everything they have after Pacey surprises them with a visit from a prestigious travel critic.
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Barefoot at Capefest

Season 3, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/12/2000
Dawson experiences an identity crisis when Principal Green's daughter Nikki emerges as another aspiring young director, and Joey experiences her own crisis when Dawson won't open up to her about the pain of his parents' divorce.
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First Encounters of the Close Kind

Season 3, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/15/1999
Dawson, Joey, Jack & Andie spend the weekend at a Boston university for an advanced look at college and where Dawson has entered his "Blair Witch" documentary in a student film festival.
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Four to Tango

Season 3, Episode 9 - Air Date: 12/1/1999
Dawson is suspicious of Pacey's awkward behavior and misconstrues his actions when he learns Pacey has been spending time with Joey.
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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Season 3, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/24/1999
When Jen's mom unexpectedly arrives in Capeside on Thanksgiving morning, Dawson confronts her about her secret past, and makes a decision to help bridge the gap between the estranged mother and daughter.
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Escape from Witch Island

Season 3, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/17/1999
In a bone-chilling installment, Dawson recruits Joey, Pacey and Jen to be his guerrilla crew on a documentary for history class about Witch Island, a local spot shrouded in mystery for its reputation for being haunted by witches.
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Secrets and Lies

Season 3, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/10/1999
Dawson is torn about telling Jen the scandalous secret he has about Eve and even more distressed when his mom unexpectedly returns from Philadelphia.
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Indian Summer

Season 3, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/27/1999
Dawson plays detective when Eve's mysterious ways, including breaking and entering and stealing, cause him to wonder about her reasons for being in Capeside, but the secrets he uncovers may drastically change the lives of others close to him.
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Home Movies

Season 3, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/20/1999
Father and son are at odds when Dawson moves forward with a news piece for his mom's Philadelphia station using Mitch's star player, Jack, as his subject matter even though Mitch is vehemently opposed.
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None of the Above

Season 3, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/13/1999
Dawson is stunned when Eve presents him with a sneak peak at the PSAT test and everyone is tempted to cheat including Joey, whose scholarship is dependent on her SAT scores, and Andie, who is desperately fighting for acceptance to Harvard.
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Season 3, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/6/1999
Dawson is recruited by his dad and Principal Green to produce a film for the football pep rally, but the stars of the film end up being Dawson and his lady friend Eve, not the Capeside Minutemen.
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Like a Virgin

Season 3, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/29/1999
Dawson returns from spending the summer in Philadelphia with his mother, and on his way home meets a beautiful young woman who brings trouble to his otherwise ho-hum life.