Critique: TNT’s Dallas Episode 34 — ‘Denial, Anger, Acceptance’

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By “Dallas” standards, “Denial, Anger, Acceptance” is a relatively low-key episode. It includes an action sequence at the top of the hour, when Bobby and Christopher rescue Sue Ellen and Bo from the Southfork fire, as well as a trademark fake-out and unexpected death in the final scene. Mostly, though, the characters bide their time […]

Love Dallas? Join Tonight’s #DallasChat on Twitter.

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You’re invited to Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter, which I’ll hold Tuesday, August 19, from 9 to 10 p.m. Eastern time. We’ll discuss “Denial, Anger, Acceptance,” the midseason premiere of TNT’s “Dallas.” If you have ideas for questions, leave them in the comments section below, tweet them to me @DallasDecoder or post them to […]

The Dal-List: Another 15 Reasons to Watch TNT’s Dallas

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“Dallas” is back to finish its third season on TNT, beginning Monday, August 18. If Dallas Decoder’s earlier list didn’t persuade you to start watching this show, hopefully this one will. 15. “Dallas” is “Beach Read TV.” The world becomes a different place this time of year, don’t you think? Even when you’re not on […]

#DallasChat Daily: Who Started the Southfork Fire?

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“Dallas’s” midseason finale ended with Southfork once again engulfed in flames. Is the fire an accident caused by the drunken Sue Ellen, who was trapped inside the burning home along with Bobby and Christopher? Or is the blaze the handiwork of ranch hand Bo McCabe, who blames the Ewings for all his troubles and was lurking […]

Dallas’s Return Delivers Answers, But a Big Question Remains

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“Dallas” fans are heading into next week’s “midseason premiere” with lots of questions on their minds, beginning with this: Will the series return for a fourth year? We probably won’t know the answer until the ratings for the summer episodes come in, but virtually everything else we’ve been obsessing over will be addressed in the […]

#DallasChat Daily: Should Sue Ellen Stop Drinking?

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Lots of “Dallas” diehards were unhappy when Sue Ellen fell off the wagon last season — but many other fans cheered because they know the character’s struggle with the bottle is the stuff of great drama. Has Sue Ellen’s latest relapse run its course — or is she just getting started? What should happen when […]

#DallasChat Daily: Who Should Ann Be With?

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After Bobby screamed at her on “Dallas’s” spring finale, Ann turned to ex-husband Harris, who revealed his true feelings and kissed her. Which one of these men is best suited for Ann? Or should she be paired with someone else when the season resumes, beginning Monday, August 18? Your #DallasChat Daily question: Who does Ann belong […]

#DallasChat Daily: Who Should John Ross Be With?

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John Ross was caught between his wife Pamela and his mistress Emma when “Dallas” took its midseason break in the spring. It looks like first love Elena will reenter John Ross’s romantic orbit when the season resumes, beginning Monday, August 18. Which one of these gals is best suited for John Ross? Or should he […]

#DallasChat Daily: Should Pamela Fight or Forgive?

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Pamela struck back at John Ross and Emma in the midseason finale by luring them into a threesome, only to begin overdosing on drugs in the midst of their ménage a trois. What should she do once the season resumes on Monday, August 18? Your #DallasChat Daily question: Should Pamela fight John Ross and Emma, or should […]

#DallasChat is Throwing a Party … and You’re Invited

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You’re invited to Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter, which I’ll hold Monday, August 11, from 9 to 10 p.m. Eastern time. Since TNT’s “Dallas” will return next week, tonight’s discussion will be a “Midseason Preview Party.” If you have ideas for questions, leave them in the comments section below, tweet them to me @DallasDecoder […]

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