Synopsis by Perry Seibert
Fathers and life decisions are the recurring themes on the first season finale of Dawson's Creek. Joey (Katie Holmes) must balance her new feelings for Dawson (James Van Der Beek) with the opportunity to live in France for a year. She must also visit her father on his birthday, even though he currently resides in prison. Pacey (Joshua Jackson) confronts his older brother about their respective relationships with their father. Jen (Michelle Williams) has reason to celebrate when her grandfather comes out of his coma, but becomes distraught when his health deteriorates.