Dallas Desserts: Valentine’s Day Edition II

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“Dallas,” this one’s for you. For this year’s “Dallas Desserts” Valentine’s Day treat, Cook In / Dine Out whipped up a special version of tres leches cake. The recipe calls for three kinds of milk, making it an ideal choice to honor “Dallas’s” three-season run. The cake also happens to be sinfully delicious, just like […]

Dallas Parallels: Turning Tables

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Who says you can’t beat a Ewing? As the original “Dallas” neared its end, two Westar board members invited J.R. to become the company’s new chairman. J.R. found the offer too good to refuse, so he sold his share of Ewing Oil to Cliff Barnes and accepted the offer to join Westar — only to […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘You Needed Slapping Down, Cliff’

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In “End Game,” “Dallas’s” seventh-season finale, Cliff (Ken Kercheval) pours a drink in his office for Vaughn (Dennis Patrick), who sits in front of the desk. CLIFF: Vaughn, now look, we’re two civilized human beings. [Hands him the drink] We’ve made money before and we’ll make money again. I’m just asking you for a little […]

The Dallas Decoder Quiz: Third Season Trivialities

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Now that you’ve watched “Dallas: The Complete Third Season” on DVD, this quiz should be a piece of cake. The correct answers appear at the end. 1. What was the first line of dialogue spoken during the first third-season scene? a) “Well, we did it.” b) “How do I look?” c) “John Ross!” 2. What […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘I Want You Out of My Life for Good!’

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In “Hush, Hush, Sweet Jessie,” a seventh-season “Dallas” episode, Katherine (Morgan Brittany) enters her bedroom, followed by Pam (Victoria Principal). KATHERINE: Come on in, Pam. I was just dressing. PAM: I want to talk to you about the letter. KATHERINE: Letter? What letter? [Looks through her closet] PAM: The letter that you read to Bobby. […]

Dallas Parallels: Caught!

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History repeats itself during “Dallas’s” third season when Pamela finds John Ross cheating with Emma. It’s not unlike the classic scene from the original show’s sixth year, when Sue Ellen walks in on J.R. in bed with Holly. There’s one major difference, of course: Sue Ellen flees the scene of J.R.’s crime in tears — […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘That’s What Brothers Are For’

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In “Love Stories,” a seventh-season “Dallas” episode, Bobby (Patrick Duffy) enters the Southfork living room, where J.R. (Larry Hagman) is fixing himself a drink. BOBBY: Is there some reason you didn’t come into work today? I wanted to talk to you. J.R.: And a good evening to you too, Bob. Want a drink? BOBBY: No. […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘You Have Too Damn Much Money’

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In “Turning Point,” a seventh-season “Dallas” episode, J.R. (Larry Hagman) sits on a bed, putting on his boots, while Katherine (Morgan Brittany) lies nearby, wrapped in a sheet. J.R.: Well, that was definitely not terrific. A meeting with my tax accountant’s more exciting. KATHERINE: Your disappointment has really shattered me. J.R.: [Knotting his necktie] Well, […]

EXCLUSIVE: See a Deleted Scene from Dallas’s Third Season

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Before Sue Ellen (Linda Gray) learned the truth about J.R.’s death in “Hurt,” she asked John Ross (Josh Henderson) for answers. Find out what he said by watching this deleted scene, a Dallas Decoder exclusive, from the “Dallas: the Complete Third Season” DVD set. Share your thoughts on this scene and read more coverage of […]

Dallas Parallels: The Puppeteer

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Cliff Barnes may be “Dallas’s” biggest loser, but give the devil his due: He has a knack for pulling the strings of women who’ve been wronged by J.R. Ewing. On TNT’s “Dallas,” after the Ewings framed Cliff (Ken Kercheval) for J.R.’s “murder,” he summoned Elena Ramos (Jordana Brewster) to his Mexican jail cell and made […]

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