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Detention 

After Dawson, Joey, Jen and Pacey individually commit various violations at school, they all get stuck together for an eight-hour Saturday of detention, along with Abby Morgan, a ... See full summary »

Director:

Allan Arkush

Writers:

Kevin Williamson (created by), Mike White
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
James Van Der Beek ... Dawson Leery
Michelle Williams ... Jen Lindley
Joshua Jackson ... Pacey Witter
Katie Holmes ... Joey Potter
Mary-Margaret Humes ... Gail Leery (credit only)
John Wesley Shipp ... Mitch Leery (credit only)
Mary Beth Peil ... Evelyn 'Grams' Ryan (credit only)
Nina Repeta ... Bessie Potter (credit only)
Monica Keena ... Abby Morgan
Helen Baldwin ... Mrs. Tringle
Mati Moralejo Mati Moralejo ... Grant
Mike Pniewski ... Mr. Pickering
Micah Leamer Micah Leamer ... Daniel
Larry Parks Larry Parks ... Coach (as Barry Bell)
Lyndabeth Bureau Lyndabeth Bureau ... Cheerleader #1 (as Linda Bureau)
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Storyline

After Dawson, Joey, Jen and Pacey individually commit various violations at school, they all get stuck together for an eight-hour Saturday of detention, along with Abby Morgan, a trouble-making imp, where tensions still run high between all of them when Dawson and Pacey turn against each other, and Joey offers a tearful, partial explanation for her personal anger towards Jen. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 1998 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Kevin Williamson created the character Mrs. Tringle based on an English teacher whom he'd had in real life who had a very negative impact on him. She was the basis for his villainous character in the movie Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999), in which Katie Holmes also starred. See more »

Goofs

Dawson mentions that they have 8 hours in detention, but they are actually there from 8AM to 5PM. See more »

Quotes

Dawson Leery: This is so Breakfast Club!
Jen: Breakfast Club?
Dawson Leery: You know, the John Hughes movie where five kids are stuck in detention all day?
Joey Potter: Yeah, in the beginning they hate each other, and then by the end they're best friends.
Jen: Oh yeah. God, that movie stunk! Whatever happened to those actors?
Dawson Leery: Well, Anthony Michael Hall developed some weird thyroid condition, Molly Ringwald lost her gawky ingenue appeal, and the rest are languishing somewhere in TV hell.
Pacey: No way! Emilio Estevez! He was in those Duck movies, ...
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Connections

References D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994) See more »

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