Swan Song is the finale and 23rd episode of Season 5 of Dawson's Creek.


The gang tries to decide where their paths will lead this summer as they seek to broaden their horizons. But when they bump into each other at the airport, they're still up in the air about their itineraries. Dawson (James Van Der Beek) muses over a flight to Los Angeles, while Audrey (Busy Philipps) struggles with the thought of going home without a farewell word with Pacey (Joshua Jackson). Meanwhile, Jen (Michelle Williams) and Jack (Kerr Smith) rethink their travel plans when Jack finds a possible love interest, and Joey (Katie Holmes) sees her summer prospects improve when she discovers she has a valid passport.


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

Mary-Margaret Humes as Gale Leery
Nina Repeta as Bessie Potter
Busy Philipps as Audrey Liddell
Ian Kahn as Danny Brecher

Recurring cast

Ryan Bittle as Eric

Guest starring

Hal Ozsan as Todd Carr


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