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This Story About Katie Holmes' "Dawson's Creek" Audition Is The Most '90s Story Ever

This might have been the end of the Creek as we knew it.

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We've all known and loved Katie Holmes for 20 years now, ever since she made her first appearance as one-fourth of the main cast of iconic teen show Dawson's Creek.

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But when Katie appeared on The Tonight Show on Monday she told a story about her Dawson's audition and I'm shook, because everything could've been very different.

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First of all, Katie revealed she may not have made it to her audition at all, because she was playing a starring role in her school's musical at the time.

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After Katie sent her audition tape to the producers, they asked her to come out to LA to audition in person – but it was the opening night of the musical.

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She said she couldn't go, and luckily the producers delayed the audition for her – but then something ELSE tried to sabotage her chances.

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The '90s really was a different time.

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You can watch Katie's full Tonight Show interview here.