Corrected entry: When Audrey calls Pacey at work, he knows it's her before she says anything. When Audrey asks him how he knew it was her, Pacey replies "Because I'm psychotic". I'm pretty sure the Actor Joshua Jackson really intended to say "I'm psychic" but messed up his lines. As soon as he says "psychotic", you can see him roll his eyes as if to acknowledge he made a mistake. (00:05:20)
Corrected entry: When Jen and Dawson are talking in the darkroom while developing his photos, Jen says, "The way everything went down last year. You know, how you found out and all", referring to Pacey and Joey's secret romance. However, Pacey and Joey didn't become involved until well into the Spring, and just before that same Summer. So it really wasn't last year, it was just a few months ago right before Summer break.
Corrected entry: When Ethan invites Jack's father to go to dinner with them, Jack's father is about to put a frozen dinner in the oven. He agrees to go out to dinner, and puts the frozen dinner on the counter behind him. This isn't logical, as generally you would put a frozen dinner right back in the freezer if not using it. Otherwise it would thaw out and have to be refrozen.
Corrected entry: When AJ brings Joey into the Harvard Rare Book And Manuscript Library, he gives her a rare copy of "Little Women". This is the First Volume of the originally published version of "Little Women", and in fact is Louisa May Alcott's own personal copy. So obviously this book is quite valuable. Yet Joey handles the book with her bare hands, albeit carefully. Normally when people handle rare, historic books and papers in a public institute, they are required to use white cotton gloves in order to not damage the materials or get fingerprints, oil etc. on the documents. It wouldn't normally be appropriate for Joey to handle such a rare, valuable publication from a Harvard Library without putting on white cotton gloves first.
Corrected entry: During the wedding, Andie spots Jen and Abby 'crashing' the wedding. She yells at them, and makes them leave. On the way out, Abby grabs an available bottle of champagne and takes it with her outside. Later, Jen and Abby both drink from this bottle; behavior which leads to Abby's death by drowning. It's illegal for a person of any age to carry alcohol from the premises where it is served, outside. It's also highly illegal for minors to drink and take alcohol with them from the same location. In this case, underage drinking led considerably to the death of a minor. Normally the institute that served this alcohol would have been in considerable legal trouble for serving (allowing) alcohol to minors, allowing alcohol to leave the premises and be taken outside, and also providing the alcohol that ultimately led to the drowning death of a minor. Whether the institute responsible was the club hosting the wedding, or Joey's family catering business; either way there would have been serious legal ramifications including the taking away of a liquor license. Yet in the show, none of this ever happened or was mentioned. It's also unreasonable that Andie's character, being very conscientious about rules; wouldn't have seen Abby take the bottle of champagne, and not allowed her out the door with it. Andie would more likely have grabbed it back from her and stated emphatically something to the effect of "it isn't legal to take alcohol out of the premises, and you're underage anyway" since she's such a stickler for doing things by the book. This was obviously overlooked as a plot contrivance, in order to allow the story of Abby's drowning.
Corrected entry: Towards the end of the episode, Pacey is reeling in the big fish. There is a wide shot of the rear of the boat, and everyone is standing there in a bunch. All 5 characters (Dawson, Jack, Pacey, Dawson's Dad and Pacey's Dad) are standing around Pacey as he works hard to catch the fish. So who is driving the boat? Pacey's Dad had been driving, but he came back to help Pacey reel the fish in. No-one else is onboard. But the boat is moving forward at a steady speed.
Corrected entry: Early in Season 5, Dawson flies from LA to Boston to visit Joey for the weekend. He only brings a weekend-type bag for the trip, since he's planning on returning to LA after the weekend. But-Dawson doesn't go back to LA until the very end of Season 5. Because of Joey's phone message, he decides to stay in Boston and eventually decides he isn't going back to USC at all. Meanwhile, we never see Dawson fly back to LA to collect any of his belongings from his dorm room at USC. He left most of his stuff there, when he flew out to see Joey for the weekend. But during the rest of the Season, he never goes back to retrieve all of his things from LA, and never has anything shipped out to him or put in storage. So what happened to the rest of Dawson's stuff back in LA? Particularly in his USC dorm room? He probably retained his dorm room for the rest of that semester, since it was only October when he went to Boston. Yet he never goes back to get his 'stuff'. This doesn't make sense, as even though he wasn't sure about USC at first he makes a final decision in episode 7. Dawson doesn't go back to LA until the end of the school year, for the Summer-and his dorm room was probably assigned to someone else for the second semester at USC. So how did he ever get the rest of his stuff from LA? This is never explained at all during the show.
Corrected entry: Season 3 Ep. 1, "Like a Virgin": Dawson says he could sell his DVD player, and makes it sound as though it is worth $800 to $1,000. Yet whenever they show him bringing home rented movies, they are always VHS format. If Dawson is so into electronics, and ahead of the market with a cutting edge DVD player, why does he only rent VHS movies and his friends only bring over VHS movies to play in his bedroom? Wouldn't he be more excited to use his DVD player, which he never sold?
Corrected entry: In the first series, Joey's sister Bessie has a baby boy, (Alexander) with an African American, Bodie. Here the baby is appropriately darker skinned. In the finale, as Dawson and Joey are reminiscing on the bench, both their siblings are playing and climb up the ladder and Alexander is Caucasian. Plus Dawson's mum didn't have her baby until a much later season, but here they are look the same age.
Corrected entry: When Bessie is questioning Joey about what happened while she and Pacey were on the boat for the summer, Bessie tries to get Joey to tell her whether or not she slept with Pacey by making reference to the fact that Joey left her high and dry last year. Joey left last season (season 3), which was 3 months prior to this episode, not last year.