The Dallas Decoder Interview: Patrick Duffy

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Patrick Duffy is everything you would expect him to be: smart, thoughtful, funny and above all, kind. I was honored to interview him recently, and I’m excited to share our conversation with my fellow “Dallas” fans. It’s been eight months since “Dallas” was canceled. How’s life treating you? Well, it’s been more than a year […]

Linda Gray Tackles New Roles — and a New Book

PERFECT MATCH - When a young couple has opposing visions of their wedding day, two competing wedding planners are brought in to arrange the perfect event. As the wedding day approaches, the clashing wedding planners find romance of their own and discover that opposites can produce the most surprising results.  Photo: Linda Gray  Credit: Copyright 2015 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: Katie Yu

Linda Gray has spent the past six months playing four roles on two continents. The iconic “Dallas” star appeared in a London stage production of “Cinderella” during the holidays, then came home to California to film a cable movie, an independent feature film and a new online soap opera. She also wrote a book. Hey, […]

Back to the ’80s! Dallas Decoder’s Classic Critiques Return

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Starting today, Dallas Decoder begins critiquing the classic show’s eighth-season episodes. It’s the era that brought us Mandy Winger, cousins Jamie and Jack Ewing and, of course, Donna Reed as Miss Ellie Ewing (er, Farlow). I plan to post a new critique every Monday and Wednesday, at least for the next few weeks. I hope […]

Join Our Next #DallasChat on April 13

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Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter will be Monday, April 13, from 9 to 10 p.m. Eastern time. The theme: “Two-timin’.” New to #DallasChat? Here’s how it works: During the hour-long discussion, I tweet 10 questions from my Twitter handle, @DallasDecoder. Fans respond to the questions and comment on each other’s answers, making each chat […]

‘Dallas’s’ Third-Season DVD is Now Available

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“Dallas: The Complete Third Season” arrives on DVD today. You can purchase the three-disc set from Amazon and other retailers. Dallas Decoder shared an exclusive deleted scene from the DVD yesterday, along with a review of the extras and a poll on the third season’s best scene. Also, if you were unable to join the DVD […]

Season’s Greetings, ‘Dallas’ Fans

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The only thing I enjoy more than watching “Dallas” is writing about it, so I want to take a moment to thank everyone who read Dallas Decoder in 2014. Please know much I appreciate your support, feedback and enthusiasm. This is the first December in a while that we don’t have new “Dallas” episodes to […]

Classic Critiques Return to Dallas Decoder

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Dallas Decoder is resuming its coverage of the original “Dallas” series, starting today. I’m picking up where I left off earlier this year — about two-thirds of the way through the seventh season. Look for a fresh episode critique and “Dallas Scene of the Day” transcript each Wednesday for the next few weeks. These are the […]

‘Dallas’s’ Third and Final Season Comes to DVD on January 13

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Mark your calendars: The third and final season of TNT’s “Dallas” will come to DVD on Tuesday, January 13. The three-disc set will contain all 15 episodes, along with never-before-aired scenes. The recommended sale price is $39.98 You can pre-order the set from WBshop.com, the online retail arm of Warner Bros., the studio that produced “Dallas,” […]

BREAKING NEWS: The Efforts to Save ‘Dallas’ Have Ended

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The efforts to find “Dallas” a new home have ended, executive producers Cynthia Cidre and Michael M. Robin said today. “After a 6-week attempt to try and land our beloved ‘Dallas’ at another network, we have to inform you that we have not succeeded. Warner Horizon has attempted, in a Herculean way, to try and […]

The Dallas Decoder Interview: Linda Gray

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TNT has canceled “Dallas,” but don’t tell Linda Gray the show is over. I was honored to speak to her today about the #SaveDallas campaign. Fans are so upset that “Dallas” has been cancelled. What happened? It’s challenging to even describe what happened. We lost our two biggest cheerleaders when Steve Koonin and Michael Wright […]

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