❝ I wouldn't have been able to concentrate because every time you're 5 feet away from me or 25 feet away from me, for that matter... there's really only one thing that I want to do ❞

Sex and Violence is the 17th episode of Season 6 of Dawson's Creek.


To make ends meet during spring break, Joey (Katie Holmes) takes a temp job as Pacey's (Joshua Jackson) assistant. Elsewhere, Jen (Michell Williams) and C.J. (special guest star Jensen Ackles) encounter intimacy issues; and Heather (guest star Nicole Bilderback) coaches Dawson (James Van Der Beek) on pitching his movie to the studio.


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

Special Guest Stars

Oliver Hudson as Eddie Doling
Jensen Ackles as C.J. Braxton
Paul Gleason as Larry Newman

Recurring cast

Hal Ozsan as Todd Carr
Dana Ashbrook as Rich Rinaldi

Guest starring

Nicole Bilderback as Heather Tracy
Sarah Shahi as Sadia Shaw


❝ Jo, how can you expect me to concentrate if you're around all day? ❞


  • Just as Pacey and Joey are getting back together again, Eddie unexpectedly returns to Boston.
  • Dawsons walks away from the movie after he refuses to direct the movie that the studio wants.


without sleep | CYNTHIA CATANIA
jen and cj
the beautiful ones | JOHN LARDIERI
jen and cj walking
todd's music video
hear me out | FROU FROU
pacey fires joey
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