Dawson's Creek: Teen Drama

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‘Dawson’s Creek’ was a popular teen drama show, it first debuted in 1998 and ended in 2003, it was created by Kevin Williamson. ‘The O.C.’ is another teen drama show that started in 2003 and ended in early 2007. ‘The O.C.’ was written by Josh Schwartz. Both ‘Dawson’s Creek’ and ‘The O.C.’ both have the same target audience which is teenagers. Both the shows are also the same genre of television which is teen drama. The storyline and the plot of the shows relate to teenagers so that teenagers can watch the shows and relate to them. ‘Dawson’s Creek’ is a show about four friends trying to get through their teenage years as easy as possible despite all of them changing in very obvious ways. ‘The O.C.’ on the other hand is about three rich teenagers…show more content…
‘Dawson’s Creek’ and ‘The O.C.’ have done that but a little bit differently. In ‘Dawson’s Creek’ they set up relationships that will continue on throughout a whole season. For example in the pilot episode of ‘Dawson’s Creek’ the director make it obvious that Dawson thinks as Joey as a friend and nothing more. They also make it obvious that Dawson likes this new girl and Joey dislikes this girl. The directors also make it obvious that there is sexual tension between Pacey and his English teacher Miss Jacobs, they have made this relationship happen because some teenage guys have crushes on teachers and a real relationship is actually…show more content…
Seth for example attempts to hide the fact that he likes Summer, and Summer when she had a few drinks did not hide the fact that she thinks Ryan is cute. There is also sexual tension between some of the adults in both of the television shows. Dawson’s mother and her co worker, the anchorman have sexual tension and they end up having a affair and cheating on their significant other. The adults in ‘The O.C.’ have a lot of sexual tension. Seth’s mother and Marissa’s father were in a relationship when they were younger and you can see the tension between them. When they were in their front yards at night in the pilot episode they were just talking about their past a little bit and their was a lot of
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