Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘Be Nice to the Little Orphan’

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In “Do You Take This Woman?,” an eighth-season “Dallas” episode, J.R. (Larry Hagman) is ranting in the Southfork living room, where Miss Ellie (Donna Reed), Clayton (Howard Keel), Bobby (Patrick Duffy), Sue Ellen (Linda Gray), Ray (Steve Kanaly) and Donna (Susan Howard) are gathered. J.R.: I knew it. I knew that girl was trouble the […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘Here’s to Picnics, Ewing Style’

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In “Barbecue Five,” an eighth-season “Dallas” episode, J.R. and Mandy (Larry Hagman, Deborah Shelton) are seated in a private box at Texas Stadium, where a waiter fills their champagne glasses. MANDY: Oh, J.R., it’s beautiful. J.R.: Better than some little old park, isn’t it? WAITER: There you are, sir. Will there be anything else, Mr. […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘Does That Ring Any Bells?’

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In “Charlie,” an eighth-season “Dallas” episode, J.R. (Larry Hagman) is seated in a restaurant, where Mandy (Deborah Shelton) walks from table to table, modeling her dress. J.R.: Uh, Miss? MANDY: Yes, sir? J.R.: That’s an awful nice-looking outfit. What’s the material in that? MANDY: This is lavender matt jersey with a silk rosette, available in […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘You Can’t Do It, Mama’

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In “Shadows,” an eighth-season “Dallas” episode, Miss Ellie (Donna Reed) stands in the Southfork living room, where J.R. (Larry Hagman) is seated and Bobby (Patrick Duffy) stands. ELLIE: Bobby, J.R., ever since Clayton and I returned from Greece, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking. It’s not easy for him to move into this family. […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘That Blue Thing’

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In “Oil Baron’s Ball III,” an eighth-season “Dallas” episode, Miss Ellie and Clayton (Barbara Bel Geddes, Howard Keel) exit their car in the Southfork driveway, where Raoul (Tony Garcia) is signing a deliveryman’s paperwork. ELLIE: That’s for me, Raoul. RAOUL: Yes, ma’am. ELLIE: Thank you. [Signs paper] Thank you. Uh, for us. CLAYTON: Hm? ELLIE: […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘I’m Not Going to Bury His Memory’

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In “Homecoming,” an eighth-season “Dallas” episode, J.R. (Larry Hagman) enters the Southfork kitchen, where Bobby (Patrick Duffy) sits at the table, drinking a beer. J.R.: Hi, Bob. When did you get in? BOBBY: [Sighs] About an hour ago. J.R.: [Opens the refrigerator, peers inside] How was the play? BOBBY: It was good. J.R.: For a […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘Are We Going to Cap Her Teeth?’

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In “Shadow of a Doubt,” an eighth-season “Dallas” episode, J.R. (Larry Hagman) comes home and begins fixing a drink in the living room as Sue Ellen (Linda Gray) comes down the stairs. SUE ELLEN: Good evening. I’ve been waiting for you to come home. J.R.: Well, I guess so. It’s like a morgue in here. […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘To the Winner’

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In “Family,” an eighth-season “Dallas” episode, Jamie (Jenilee Harrison) joins J.R. (Larry Hagman), Sue Ellen (Linda Gray), Bobby (Patrick Duffy) and Jenna (Priscilla Beaulieu Presley) for dinner at Southfork. SUE ELLEN: Well, I think it’s time that we welcomed Jamie officially. So I’d like to propose a toast to the newest member of the Ewing […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘If I Can’t Have Him, Nobody Can’

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In “Jamie,” an eighth-season “Dallas” episode, J.R. (Larry Hagman) confronts Katherine (Morgan Brittany) in a hospital corridor, where two security guards restrain her after her latest attempt on Bobby’s life. J.R.: Katherine, what the hell were you doing in Bobby’s room? And what was in that needle? [She’s silent.] Come on, what was going on […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘… Until Our Scores Are Settled!’

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In “If at First You Don’t Succeed,” an eighth-season “Dallas” episode, J.R. (Larry Hagman) arrives at the Ewing Oil building, where Pam (Victoria Principal) is waiting for him. J.R.: Well, you got a lot of nerve coming around here after what your brother did to mine. PAM: What were you doing there yesterday when my brother […]

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