may have a slower and more innocent pace compared to the teen dramas of today, but the lives of the main characters are still filled with drama and intrigue. Joey Potter (Katie Holmes
) and Dawson Leery (James Van Der Beek
) have an on-again, off-again relationship, their friend Pacey Witter (Joshua Jackson
) is often getting into trouble, and Jen Lindley (Michelle Williams
) just wants to grow up already.
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But while some storylines dragged on for too long, others were way too brief and needed to be explored more. Here are five storylines that got too much attention on Dawson's Creek
and five that deserved more screen time.