Self Reliance is the 10th episode of Season 4 of Dawson's Creek.


Dawson starts work on his documentary with Mr. Brooks, while Jen brings Jack to a Gay-Straight Coalition meeting, where they meet the passionate head of the organization – Tobey. Bessie takes a weekend trip, leaving Joey to sit Alexander while she tries to study for an important test. Pacey and Joey both struggle with their reaction to Dawson & Gretchen's kiss.


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
Nina Repeta as Bessie Potter

Special Guest Stars

Harve Presnell as Arthur Brooks
Sasha Alexander as Gretchen Witter
David Monahan as Tobey Barrett[1]


don't need a reason | BETH ORTON
pacey helps joey study; dawson and gretchen watch the christmas tree lighting


Notes and references

  1. First appearance of Tobey Barrett
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