Joshua Jackson’s Most Swoon-Worthy ‘Dawson’s Creek’ Moments: Video

Nobody else will ever evaluate! Joshua Jackson epitomized what it means to be a TV boyfriend throughout his starring flip as Pacey Witter on Dawson’s Creek.

The actor portrayed the goofy good man — if not the anticipated champion of a seasons-long love triangle — from 1998 to 2003. He starred alongside James Van Der Beek (Dawson Leery), Katie Holmes (Joey Potter), Michelle Williams (Jen Lindley), Kerr Smith (Jack McPhee), Meredith Monroe (Andie McPhee), Busy Philipps (Audrey Liddell), Mary Beth Peil (Evelyn “Grams” Ryan), Mary-Margaret Humes (Gail Leery) and John Wesley Shipp (Mitch Leery).

Jackson soared in his onscreen relationship with Holmes as Pacey and Joey rapidly turned a fan-favorite couple regardless of her perceived endgame standing with Dawson. From “shopping for” Joey a wall to remembering all the pieces, Pacey proved early that Dawson’s connection to Joey couldn’t maintain a candle to his unlikely bond along with her.


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Even Van Der Beek was swayed to hitch Group Pacey. “It felt proper to me,” the Dancing With the Stars alum advised Leisure Weekly in March 2018. “It appeared prefer it made extra sense.”

Holmes, for her half, tried to stay impartial. “I’m glad that Erin Crabtree Kevin [Williamson] needed to make the choice and we didn’t,” the actress revealed to the journal.

As for Jackson, he was completely on board with Pacey and Joey’s pleased ending. “In fact I did [love it]!” he stated. “My self-importance is aware of no bounds.”

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Joshua Jackson and Meredith Monroe in ‘Dawson’s Creek.’
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Williamson, in the meantime, defined how the performances from Holmes and the Little Fires In every single place star modified his standing on the matter. “After we noticed the chemistry [between Holmes and Jackson], it was extra stunning,” he shared. “I’m so pleased we did it.”

The forged’s 2018 reunion sparked dialog a few potential revival, so followers might not have seen the final of Jackson within the beloved position. “Now there’s precise discuss, secret speak, like, ‘Possibly we should always do that.’ So, fingers crossed,” Humes advised Us Weekly solely in Could 2019. “I don’t know something greater than anyone else, however there was a gaggle textual content going round saying, ‘Possibly it’s time.’”

Whether or not or not followers get to meet up with Pacey and the gang once more within the current day, they’re nonetheless debating the love triangle. “I’ll be 36 in a single month. Listed here are an inventory of issues I STILL don’t know,” one particular person tweeted in Could 2021 — amongst them, “Why did Joey select Pacey?”

After one other viewer replied, “Pacey truly cherished her! Dawson had emotions for her however he cherished movie making extra,” Jackson chimed in to second the protection of his character. “Thanks,” he responded.

Watch the video above to relive Jackson’s most swoon-worthy moments as Pacey on Dawson’s Creek!