The journey of cast members JAMES VAN DER BEEK, KATIE HOLMES, MICHELLE WILLIAMS, JOSHUA JACKSON, KERR SMITH and their characters continues, as each faces the challenge of an exciting new chapter in their lives and the realisation that nothing can break the bond between them.
Though they have all left Capeside for school and beyond, things between Joey, Dawson, Jen, jack and Pacey remain unsettled.
Dawson's trip to Boston is undercut by Joey's grim phone message; Jen decides to give romance a chance.
Dawson finds his dad won't support his decision to drop out of film school; Joey learns of Pacey's presence in Boston.
As Dawson takes on the responsibility of holding the family together following his dad's death, his friends all look for ways they can help ease the pain.
Joey anxiously prepares for a visit from Dawson; Jack is forced to choose between his fraternity brothers and Tobey.
While in Boston to see a psychiatrist about his anxiety attacks, Dawson finds that his friend's lives are in turmoil, too.
As Dawson begins therapy, Joey looks for the self-confidence to voice her opinions, while Pacey discovers the truth behind Danny's affair.
As Joey and Audrey join Jack and his friends at a fraternity formal, Dawson invites Jen to join him for as weekend in New Hampshire.
Jen solicits four scary stories during her Halloween night stint as a substitute DJ at the campus radio station.
Dawson and Jen return home to an unexpected dinner party where their new relationship is suddenly unveiled.
Jen tries to convince Dawson to move to Boston, while Joey, Pacey and Audrey team up for a night to celebrate their respective achievements.
As Pacey must choose between a new passion and an old one, Dawson and Jen try to find a balance in their new relationship; Jack discovers that he is not quite as welcome at the fraternity as he once thought.
As Dawson starts film school, Jen's newfound happiness jeopardizes her radio show; Joey finds herself with two dinner dates and a difficult choice to make.
As Dawson struggles to direct a classmate's script, Joey confronts her own feelings about Professor Wilder.
Joey helps a mugger who robbed her just before he was hit by a car.
As Joey is forced to face up to her feelings for Professor Wilder, Jen and Pacey get some unexpected advice on romance from a pair of touring musicians.
As Audrey and Pacey join Joey for a road trip to perform with Charlie's band, Dawson's return to Capeside reveals some new information about his mom's life -- and his own romance with Jen.
Dawson inadvertently insults an influential critic right before she's about to review his new film.
As a Spring Break trip to Florida forces Pacey and Audrey to admit their true feelings for each other, Joey must decide how to handle a very persistent Charlie.
As a tour for Charlie's band leaves Joey facing a big decision, Pacey and Audrey find that the restaurant's new ownership will mean big changes for both of them.
As Pacey tries fighting off the temptations offered by Alex, a study break leads Dawson into the bed with local film critic.
The end of the school year has Dawson and his friends struggling to go their separate ways.
All the best-laid summer vacation plans are thrown into disarray as everyone collides at the airport.