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Dawson's Creek: Be Careful What You Wish For

Dawson freaks out upon turning 16. Andie's therapist encourages her to be more open to new ideas which leads to her and Dawson getting drunk before the surprise party Joey has planned for Dawson. Gail and Mitch disagree over Dawson's birthday gift. Dawson tells off his parents and friends at his party.


Episode Info


Episode number: 2x16
Production Number: 216
Airdate: Wednesday March 03rd, 1999

Director: David Semel
Writer: Heidi Ferrer


  • Currently 8.3/10
8.3/10 (3 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Meredith MonroeMeredith Monroe
As Andrea 'Andie' McPhee
Recurring
Monica KeenaMonica Keena
As Abby Morgan
Recurring
Kerr SmithKerr Smith
As Jack McPhee
Recurring

Guest Stars
Eddie MillsEddie Mills
As Tyson "Ty" Hicks
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Rhoda GriffisRhoda Griffis
As Dr. Marle Sumner
Recurring
Gina StewartGina Stewart
As Waitress
Joanna GarciaJoanna Garcia
As Girl #1 (Tracey)
Emilie JacobsEmilie Jacobs
As Girl #2 (Kelly)
Sara SeidmanSara Seidman
As Random Singer
Brian Lee PowellBrian Lee Powell
As Jazz Musician
Main Cast
James Van Der BeekJames Van Der Beek
As Dawson Leery
Katie HolmesKatie Holmes
As Joey Potter
Joshua JacksonJoshua Jackson
As Pacey Witter
Michelle WilliamsMichelle Williams
As Jen Lindley
Nina RepetaNina Repeta
As Bessie Potter
Mary-Margaret HumesMary-Margaret Humes
As Gail Leery
John Wesley ShippJohn Wesley Shipp
As Mitch Leery
Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Amanda MarshallGive Up Giving In 
BlondieMaria 
ChickenpoxTruth Of Our Time 
James Van Der Beek/Meredith MonroeBorn To Lose 
The KickbacksAttic 
Kyf BrewerNothing To Do With Being In Love 
Marvelous 3Freak Of The Week 
Natalie MerchantFrozen Charlotte 


Other Episode Crew

CreatorKevin Williamson
Executive ProducerPaul Stupin  |  Kevin Williamson
Supervising ProducerGreg Prange  |  Mike White (2)
ProducerDavid Semel  |  Dana Baratta
Co-ProducerDarin Goldberg  |  Shelley Meals  |  David Hartley (2)  |  Janice Cooke-Leonard
 
Warning: Dawson's Creek season 2 episode 16 guide may contain spoilers
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