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After spending some time in the emergency room, Philipps had to stay off her leg for a few weeks. Writers and directors reworked the next two episodes so that her character Audrey spent her time laying in bed or sitting in a chair to accommodate the injury.
Monica Keena played Abby Morgan, the high school mean girl in the early days of the show. As a recurring character, Keena spent her time flying back and forth between North Carolina and Los Angeles for work and to see her boyfriend. When the back and forth became too much for her, Keena asked for her character to be written out. Abby drunkenly fell to her death off a pier as a result. Likewise, John Wesley Shipp played Mitch Leery, father to the title character, in early seasons of the show.
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As the show moved the main characters into adulthood, Shipp realized that there would be less for him to do and asked to leave. Philipps met Murray on the plane from California to North Carolina when both of them joined the show for the college years.
In addition to some executives and reporters wondering if teenagers really use the five syllable words that Dawson and Joey pulled out in the pilot, sponsors disliked the direction that the show had planned to go. Just before the series aired, the company pulled their sponsorship after hearing about storylines on the way.
People TV What James really thought of Dawson Movie nerd Dawson was based on the show's creator Kevin Williamson, but James admitted he actually found his oh-so-emotional character irritating.
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I love that he was sensitive, I loved that he was open and not trying to be a jock," he said. Dawson was a wet Image: Channel 4 And James knew it Image: Michelle almost missed out on the role of Jen Image: Channel 4 To Katherine Heigl Image: Getty That star was Katherine Hiegl, but despite an amazing audition, she was considered to be 'too mature' for the part.
Jack wasn't originally meant to be gay Jack McPhee Kerr Smith's coming out scenes influenced a generation of struggling teenagers, but originally, Kevin had no intention of making the character homosexual.
Jack was originally introduced to create a love triangle between Dawson and Joey Michelle thanked Kerr for taking on the part Image: People TV "I was hired to create a love triangle between these two Joey and Dawson but Kevin takes me for coffee and says, 'look, we want to go down a different avenue with Jack Let me call everyone I know and I'll get back to you.
Obviously you know the decision and I'm glad I made it. It quickly emerged that she had a heart abnormality and was going to die, with her final scenes being some of the most shocking and heart-wrenching of the series. But why was it Jen who was chosen to go?