Joshua Jackson’s Most Swoon-Worthy ‘Dawson’s Creek’ Moments: Joey and Pacey’s Love Story and Everything in Between

No one else will ever compare! Joshua Jackson epitomized what it means to be a TV boyfriend during his starring turn as Pacey Witter on Dawson’s Creek.

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The actor, 42, portrayed the goofy nice guy — if not the expected 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, 41, as Pacey and Joey quickly became a fan-favorite couple despite her perceived endgame status with Dawson. From “buying” Joey a wall to remembering everything, Pacey proved early that Dawson’s connection to Joey could not hold a candle to his unlikely bond with her.

Joshua Jackson Most Swoon-Worthy Dawson’s Creek Moments
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Even Van Der Beek, 43, was swayed to join Team Pacey. “It felt right to me,” the Dancing With the Stars alum told Entertainment Weekly in March 2018. “It seemed like it made more sense.”

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Holmes, for her part, tried to remain neutral. “I’m glad that [creator] Kevin [Williamson] had to make the decision and we didn’t,” the actress revealed to the magazine.

As for Jackson, he was totally on board with Pacey and Joey’s happy ending. “Of course I did [love it]!” he said. “My vanity knows no bounds.”

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Joshua Jackson and Meredith Monroe in ‘Dawson’s Creek.’ Fred Norris/Warner Bros Tv/Kobal/Shutterstock

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Williamson, meanwhile, explained how the performances from Holmes and the Little Fires Everywhere star changed his standing on the matter. “When we saw the chemistry [between Holmes and Jackson], it was more surprising,” he shared. “I’m so happy we did it.”

The cast’s 2018 reunion sparked conversation about a potential revival, so fans may not have seen the last of Jackson in the beloved role. “Now there is actual talk about, secret talk, like, ‘Maybe we should do this.’ So, fingers crossed,” Humes, 66, told Us Weekly exclusively in May 2019. “I don’t know anything more than anybody else, but there has been a group text going around saying, ‘Maybe it’s time.’”

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

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