Text, Lies and Videotape is the 8th episode of Season 5 on WB teen drama Dawson's Creek.


Dawson (James Van Der Beek) struggles to find direction and considers returning to USC to honor his father, while Pacey (Joshua Jackson) makes his move with Karen (guest star Lourdes Benedicto, "ER") despite her relationship with his boss (guest star Ian Kahn).


Dawson returns to therapy with the support of Jen. Joey's invited to participate in Professor Wilder's research project for Worthington, but feels a bit in over her head. Dawson also has to deal with Lilly not being in his father's will.


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

Recurring cast

Mary-Margaret Humes as Gale Leery
Busy Philipps as Audrey Liddell
Ken Marino as David Wilder
Lourdes Benedicto as Karen Torres
Ian Kahn as Danny Brecher


after all | THE ROSENBERGS
ghost | HOWIE DAY
fall from the night | GRAN TORINO
mess around | VANESSA DAOU
nightswimming | R.E.M.