Dallas’s Ratings Dip, But It’s Not All Bad News

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It’s a good news/bad news week where “Dallas’s” ratings are concerned. First, the bad news: The TNT drama’s latest episode, “Boxed In,” debuted to 1.86 million viewers on September 15, according to Nielsen. The numbers are down 3.9 percent from the previous week, when “Victims of Love” debuted to 1.93 million viewers. In the advertiser-prized […]

Which Ewing Dies? Here Are Three Possible Scenarios.

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“Dallas” has thrown viewers for a loop with the promo for next week’s two-hour season finale, which declares, “one Ewing will die!” Who will it be? I have no idea, but that won’t stop me from trying to figure it out. Here are three possibilities: 1. A “main” Ewing dies. In the promo, when the announcer […]

Got Opinions on Dallas? Share Them During #DallasChat.

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You’re invited to Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter, which I’ll hold Tuesday, September 16, from 9 to 10 p.m. Eastern time. Our topics: “Boxed In,” the latest episode of TNT’s “Dallas,” and the “which Ewing dies?” mystery being touted during next week’s season finale. If you have ideas for questions, leave them in the comments […]

The Dal-List: Classic Dallas’s 13 Most Harrowing Kidnappings

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The Ewings discover Ann and Emma (Brenda Strong, Emma Bell) have been kidnapped in “Boxed In,” TNT’s latest “Dallas” episode. Fortunately, our favorite TV family has plenty of experience dealing with this kind of thing. Here’s a look at the 13 most harrowing kidnappings from the original series. 13. Lucy (1978). When the Ewings refused to […]

Dallas Drinks: The Lucy

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To honor Charlene Tilton’s performance on “Dallas,” Dallas Decoder and Cook In/Dine Out offer a Lucy-inspired “Dallas Drinks” cocktail. Enjoy!

Dallas Burning Questions: Season 3, Week 13

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Here are the questions we’re pondering as we await tonight’s telecast of “Boxed In,” TNT’s latest “Dallas” episode: What will happen to Ann and Emma? The previous episode, “Victims of Love,” ended with drug cartel honcho Luis (Antonio Jaramillo) visiting the Rylands, where he revealed: a) he killed Candace, b) he was holding Ann and […]

TNT’s Dallas Styles: ‘Victims of Love’

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The Ewings took their company public in “Victims of Love,” and with the whole world watching — even Wolf Blitzer was tracking their every move — each member of the family suited up for success. “Dallas’s” ace costume designer Rachel Sage Kunin dressed the Ewings in outfits that fit their characters perfectly: Bobby (Patrick Duffy), the silver-haired […]

Say What?! This Week’s Best Dallas Sound Bites

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“Dallas” delivers the most delicious dialogue on television. Here are the best sound bites from “Victims of Love,” this week’s episode. What are your favorite lines from “Victims of Love”? Share them in the comments section below and read more editions of “Say What?!”

TNT’s Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘Goodbye, Daddy’

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In “Victims of Love,” a third-season “Dallas” episode, Pamela (Julie Gonzalo) enters the prison cell where Cliff (Ken Kercheval) sits at a table. CLIFF: [Rises] Pammy, I knew you would come. Thank you. They sit across from each other. PAMELA: I’m sorry. I’m sorry for helping the Ewings put you in jail, for failing to […]

Critique: TNT’s Dallas Episode 37 — ‘Victims of Love’

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“Victims of Love” puts the emphasis on corporate wheeling and dealing, but look past all the chatter about IPOs and SECs and you’ll see this is really an episode about the characters and their daddy issues. Pamela punishes Cliff by leaving him in prison, John Ross loses control of the family business by repeating one […]

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