Road Trip is the 9th episode of Season 1 of Dawson's Creek.


BOYS WILL BE BOYS -- Dawson (James Van Der Beek), heartbroken after his break-up with Jen (Michelle Williams), allows himself to be coerced into an impetuous road trip with Pacey (Josh Jackson) and Jen's ex-boyfriend, Billy (guest star Eion Bailey). Meanwhile, Jen and Joey (Katie Holmes) find common ground confronting an arrogant Jock (guest star Eric Balfour).


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

Guest starring

Monica Keena as Abby Morgan
Eric Balfour as Warren Goering
Eion Bailey as Billy Konrad


Helen Baldwin as Mrs. Tringle
Melissa McBride as Nina
Jessica Chappell as Blonde
J.R. Rodriguez as Jerk


BillyYou used to be fun, you know that?
JenNo. I used to be weak and vulnerable


  • After starting out being sexist and sexually harassing Joey, Warren idiotically thinks it's a good idea to ask her out. Which she of course turns down.
  • Jen tells Joey that Dawson's in love with Joey.


truly, madly, deeply | SAVAGE GARDEN
Joey and Dawson start/end of episode
touch, peel & stand | DAYS OF THE NEW
billy climbs the ladder to jen's room/also when he exits
we are the supercool | SPACE MONKEYS
dawson and billy talk in the car/billy talks to jen in the hallway
requiem for a lightweight | THE SLUGS
joey gets a lift from warren
your pleasure's mine | SUPER DELUXE
dawson sabotages the asshats' car
carry me | BOOM HANK
at the bar, pacey plays pool
i'm not sleeping | NOWHERE BLOSSOMS
warren finds the baby stuff in his locker
nashville | JUDGE NOTHING
at the bar
the step inside | SOUNDER
dawson talks to nina
monkey mind | JUDGE NOTHING
billy interrupts them
right today | SWERVE
billy leaves
thinking out loud | RON SEXSMITH
jen and joey on her porch



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