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Dawson's Creek star reveals their one BIG problem with the series finale

It was just convenient. Y'know, 'Let's tie up that storyline'!

One Dawson's Creek veteran has an issue with the way the show ended... and no, we're not talking about SPOILERS the decision to kill off Jen.

Mary-Margaret Humes played Dawson's mum Gail on the show and told Digital Spy that she didn't agree with the decision to have her character remarry.

Gail was married to Dawson's dad Mitch (John Wesley Shipp) until his tragic death in season 5 – and Humes insists her character wouldn't have moved on so quickly.

"There was no man after Mitch," she said. "It was just convenient for them to say, 'Oh, Gail's going to get married and lived happily ever after.' But no. Nuh-uh. Mitch was the love of her life."

Though the identity of the groom was never revealed, Dawson, Joey and the rest of the Creek gang were seen attending Gail's wedding in the show's 2003 finale. But according to Humes, "there really was no replacing Mitch for Gail. It was just convenient. Y'know, 'Let's tie up that storyline where the mum gets married happily ever after'."

Despite her reservations about where her character ended up, Humes is still proud of her association with Dawson's Creek.

"It set a benchmark for teen programming, and it put [network] the WB on the map as a major player," she said. "And it changed lives. I mean, it launched careers. Look at Michelle Williams. Look at Katie Holmes. Look at Josh Jackson.

"Look at where these kids are now. And I was there when they got their launch into stardom."

Humes hoping that the show will find new audiences in 2017.

"There was something so special about Dawson's Creek, because it was before the internet. It was before cell phones. It was when kids would look at each other and have conversations....

"And now instead of gazing into each other's eyes, they're looking down at their cell phones, and they're texting! It's a lost era, and I would love for kids to reconnect with that."

SOURCE: DIGITAL SPY WORDS: MORGAN JEFFERY