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Dawson's Creek: Beauty Contest

Dawson is starting to see Joey in a new light since she entered a beauty contest, the more interest he seems to have the more Jen regrets in breaking up with him. Pacey decides he wants to move into his own apartment so in trying to get money he enters the beauty contest himself.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x12
Production Number: 112
Airdate: Tuesday May 12th, 1998

Director: Arvin Brown
Writer: Dana Baratta

  • Currently 8.3/10
8.3/10 (3 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Lori Rom
As Hannah Von Wenning

Co-Guest Stars
G. Martin Eckhardt
As Soundman/Cameraman
Cara Stoner
As Roberta Crump
Courtney Fendley
As Contestant #1
Marguerite Lowell
As Mrs. Pennoyer
Robby Preddy
As Pageant Sign-Up Lady
Main Cast
James Van Der Beek
As Dawson Leery
Katie Holmes
As Joey Potter
Joshua Jackson
As Pacey Witter
Michelle Williams
As Jen Lindley
Mary-Margaret Humes
As Gail Leery
John Wesley Shipp
As Mitch Leery
Episode Notes
aka "Pretty Woman"

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Amanda MarshallFall From GracePacey in his evening wear
Chantal KreviazukSurroundedDawson and Joey talk on the dock
ChickenpoxPretty Facethe organizational meeting
Eve 6Small Town Trapopening scene
GoldfingerSupermanwhile Pacey is on stage
Joshua JacksonNew York, New YorkPacey sings for Dawson and his dad
Katie HolmesOn My OwnJoey sings at the pageant
Susan SandbergGirl With All The GoodbyesPacey announces he wants to move out

Cultural References
Pagent Announcer Signing "On My Own" from Les Miserables, Miss Josephine Potter.

Joey signs a song from the Broadway muscial.

Pacey: You can take my life but you can never take my freedom!

Pacey's talent is doing a monologue from Braveheart.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorKevin Williamson
Executive ProducerCharles Rosin  |  Paul Stupin  |  Kevin Williamson
ProducerSteve Miner  |  Greg Prange  |  Jon Harmon Feldman
Warning: Dawson's Creek season 1 episode 12 guide may contain spoilers
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