Season 5 Episodes

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Swan Song

Season 5, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/15/2002
As summer approaches, everyone gets ready for various travels. Dawson prepares to head out for LA with Audrey, while Jack and Jen get ready for their Costa Rica vacation.
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The Abby

Season 5, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/8/2002
Pacey leads a revolt against Alex at Civilization. Dawson, Joey, and Audrey return to Capeside, leaving Audrey to wonder about their pasts.
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After Hours

Season 5, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/1/2002
Pacey's new boss proposes more professionalism in the workplace and promises to leave behind her attraction towards him, even offering Audrey her job back.
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Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)

Season 5, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/28/2002
Charlie's band lands a deal for a tour and Charlie asks Joey to go with him, but she doesn't want to leave college in the middle of the semester.
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100 Light Years From Home

Season 5, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/17/2002
It's Spring Break and the gang goes down to Miami to party! But not everything is a reason to celebrate.
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Cigarette Burns

Season 5, Episode 18 - Air Date: 4/10/2002
Oliver tells Dawson he's arranged a screening for their movie, which is yet to be finished. Dawson freaks out, but Joey comforts him saying the movie is brilliant.
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Highway To Hell

Season 5, Episode 17 - Air Date: 4/4/2002
Charlie asks Joey to sing with his band at a distant club, which requires Pacey to give them a ride.
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In A Lonely Place

Season 5, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/20/2002
Jen and Audrey are tempted to risk their new relationships with Dawson and Pacey after interviewing a couple of cute musicians.
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Downtown Crossing (2)

Season 5, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/13/2002
Joey is held up and forced to clean up her account by a street mugger, who is accidentally run over by a car just after mugging Joey.
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Guerilla Filmmaking (1)

Season 5, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/6/2002
Directing Oliver's movie is not an easy task. First, Dawson has to deal with Audrey's (who took the leading part) complaints about Oliver's kissing skills.
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Something Wilder

Season 5, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/30/2002
It's Dawson's first day in his new film school. Oliver (the somewhat obnoxious filmmaker Dawson met on the film festival) starts showing him around and wastes no time in asking Dawson to direct a movie he wrote.
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Sleeping Arrangements

Season 5, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/23/2002
Dawson and Jen realize that living together is not as much fun as they hoped to be. Between ruined toothbrushes and bathroom overcrowding, they're getting on each other's nerves.
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Something Wild

Season 5, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/16/2002
Joey and Audrey go to a nightclub to celebrate both Joey's grades and fall break. There, Audrey tries to convince Joey to have some real fun.
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Appetite for Destruction

Season 5, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/19/2001
Pacey offers to cook for the gang on their weekly dinner (an event they always plan on doing but always fail to).
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Four Scary Stories

Season 5, Episode 9 - Air Date: 12/12/2001
After watching scary movies, Joey, Pacey and Jack talk about their creepiest experiences and urban legends.
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Hotel New Hampshire

Season 5, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/28/2001
Dawson takes Jen on a road trip to a small film festival in New Hampshire where his documentary is being honored.
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Text, Lies and Videotape

Season 5, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/21/2001
Jen helps Dawson go to the shrink he ran away from last week. Dawson still thinks that the whole idea of sharing his thoughts with a complete stranger is weird, but he is surprised with how much he learns from it.
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High Anxiety

Season 5, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/14/2001
Dawson is having trouble with anxiety attacks since his father's death, so he tries to escape reality on a night of debauchery with Jack and his fraternity brothers, which ends with Dawson's accusing Joey of causing his father's death.
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Use Your Disillusion

Season 5, Episode 5 - Air Date: 11/7/2001
Dawson takes Joey up on her invitation for a weekend in Boston, but the two have reservations once there.
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The Long Goodbye

Season 5, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/31/2001
Lifelong friends Dawson, Joey and Pacey put past grudges behind them in the wake of the tragic death of one of their fathers.
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Capeside Revisited

Season 5, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/24/2001
Dawson is hit with tragedy after he heads home to Capeside to break the news to his parents that he is dropping out of USC to be with Joey, who is in shock herself after she realizes Pacey has been in Boston for weeks.
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Lost Weekend

Season 5, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/17/2001
Pacey gets a job at a bar and meets an attractive Hispanic waitress named Karen. Although Karen has a very non-friendly boyfriend, that doesn't stop Pacey from feeling attracted to her.
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The Bostonians

Season 5, Episode 1 - Air Date: 10/10/2001
Dawson is a freshman film student in Los Angeles, while Joey starts college at an Ivy League university in Boston.