High Anxiety is the 7th episode of Season 5 of Dawson's Creek.


Dawson (James Van Der Beek) suffers anxiety attacks while trying to deal with the death of his father, so he takes a trip to Boston to get away from his troubles. While in town, he goes to the frat house with Jack (Kerr Smith).


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

Special Guest Stars

Busy Philipps as Audrey Liddell
Lourdes Benedicto as Karen Torres
Chad Michael Murray as Charlie Todd
Ian Kahn as Danny Brecher

Guest starring

Andrea Pearson as Nora
Brenda Strong as Kay Liddell


  • Dawson gets wasted and essentially tells Joey that he blames her for his father's death


funky young flower | LIZZIE
audrey cleaning
this side of the screen | IDES OF SPACE
who got the meaning? | THE ELMS
pacey and karen at work
i believe in what you do | LITTLE RED ROCKET
audrey's mother arrives
top heavy | THE GENTLEMEN
frat chug competition
empty | TAIT
joey calls dawson
grace | LURE
nora and jen confront charlie
12 o'clock forever | JANE FONTANA
charlie undresses
wash my hands | ARSON WELLES
party at pacey's boat
i remember | SABRINA JUDGE
joey and dawson walk to the station


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