After Hours is the 21st episode of Season 5 of Dawson's Creek.


Pacey's (Joshua Jackson) attraction to his new boss, Alex (guest star Sherilyn Fenn, "Twin Peaks"), gets him in hot water with Audrey (Busy Philipps) when she catches them together. Meanwhile, Dawson (James Van Der Beek) has his own fling with an older woman; and the rest of the gang crams for finals.


James Van Der Beek as Dawson Leery
Katie Holmes as Joey Potter
Michelle Williams as Jen Lindley
Joshua Jackson as Pacey Witter
Kerr Smith as Jack McPhee
Mary Beth Peil as Evelyn Ryan

Special Guest Stars

Sherilyn Fenn as Alex Pearl
Busy Philipps as Audrey Liddell

Recurring cast

Ryan Bittle as Eric

Guest starring

Meredith Salenger as Amy Lloyd


  • Audrey breaks up with Pacey after she finds him kissing Alex
  • Eric helps Jack out
  • Amy went to film school and majored in directing


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