Dawson's Creek

Castaways

Season 6, Ep 15, Aired 2/12/03
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  • Episode Description
  • After agreeing to pose as Pacey's sister at a business party, Joey demands to be taken home. When Pacey makes a quick stop at a local K-Mart they are accidentally locked inside the store. They're forced to spend the night there and talk about their friendship and relationship, both past and future. After the night is over they are both left to ponder what the future has in store for them.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • James Van Der Beek

    Dawson Leery

  • Katie Holmes

    Josephine "Joey" Potter

  • Michelle Williams

    Jennifer "Jen" Lindley

  • Joshua Jackson

    Pacey J. Witter

  • Kerr Smith

    Jack McPhee (recurring Season 2)

  • Fan Reviews (6)
  • Awesome epsiode.

    By Simba_Muffy, Jul 19, 2013

  • One of the best episodes ever

    By Pet_Petra, Jul 23, 2008

  • Pacey and Joey get locked in a K-Mart store all night.

    By Jon_MW_14, Aug 23, 2009

  • A great episode in the midst of a lot of mediocrity.

    By Liz8710, Jun 12, 2007

  • How long have I been waiting for this?

    By bethwil1980, Apr 05, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (8)

    • Joey: I don't know. I guess I feel different. Like... I've always had this tendency to assume that change, when it happens, can only be for the worse. You know? And lately, I kinda feel like that's not true... like whatever's waiting for me out there... may not be that bad. And even if it is... then not knowing about it... might actually be the good part.

    • Joey: Well, are you gonna answer that, or are we gonna finish this? Pacey: We could live for a thousand years, and we would never finish this.

    • Joey: You were wanting to kiss me all night? Pacey: Yes. Joey: Even when you were yelling at me. Pacey: Especially when I was yelling at you. Joey: So... is this... some sort of... recent new development in your life? Pacey: Wanting to kiss you? No. It's sort of always there... like... white noise, or... the secret service or the threat of nuclear war, for that matter. Just somethin' you get used to.

    • Pacey: I don't know. But... you remember how you said you were willing to be surprised by the future? Joey: Yeah. Pacey: Surprise.

    • Joey: (To Pacey) Just because I've never done it before doesn't mean I'm not gonna be good at it. I was good at sex, wasn't I?

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    Notes (4)

    • Despite featured in the opening credits, James Van Der Beek, Kerr Smith, Michelle Williams and Busy Philipps do not appear in this episode.

    • Music featured in the episode included: You Do Something To Me by Sinead O'Connor How Big Is Your World by Universal Honey Hot Damn/ by The Salads Big Blue Sea by Bob Schneider Juliette by Vanessa Daou I'm All Right (Help Me) by Michael Brandmeier

    • Katie Holmes and Joshua Jackson are the only regular cast members to be featured in this episode.

    • This episode was actually shot inside a real K-Mart store (unlike the Best Buy scene from the previous episode).

    Trivia (6)

    • Goof: When Pacey and Joey are paying for their items, the cashier asks him whether 'they found everything they were looking for' and he answers no, but they found what they needed, which was even more important. He then elaborates, explaining that 'if you found everything you needed that day, what would be the point of doing it all over again the next day'. Joshua Jackson obviously messed up his line, since he meant to say 'if you found everything you wanted, what would be the point of doing it all over again the next day'.

    • When Pacey and Joey are in the break room waiting for the police to call them back, they start arguing. Then the phone rings but Joey asks Pacey not to answer it so they can finish their conversation. This doesn't make sense at all considering how hard they had tried to get some help to get them out.

      Explanation: It's been even harder for those two to work out their relationship issues. Even when they were together they argued a lot. If they could resolve things maybe missing the phone call would be worth it. They weren't in any real danger.

    • When Pacey and Joey get locked in the K-Mart, they run to the front doors and start banging on them and yelling at the guard. The guard, who is in the parking lot turns back towards his car and faces directly towards them. He isn't that far away not to have noticed two adults standing in the front glass doors, banging on them and yelling at him.

    • Goof: When Joey and Pacey are playing Battleship, several pins can be seen in each screen, marking the areas that have been already tried but there are no actual ships visible.

    • Goof: At the begining of the episode when Joey sees the woman's hand on Pacey's leg, both before and after she sees it, both of the woman's hands are either above the table or slightly below. Nowhere near Pacey's leg.

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    Allusions (1)

    • Joey: Wait, Pacey. Let me get my shoe. Pacey: Come on, Cinderella. Cinderella is classic tale in which the unwealthy protagonist loses one of her shoues that is kept by the prince and used to to find and marry the maiden to whom it belonged.

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