No Emmy Love for Dallas, Again

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The Primetime Emmy nominations were announced today, and “Dallas” was nowhere to be found. This comes as a surprise to absolutely no one, of course. Although the TNT series was eligible in several categories, it wasn’t regarded as a strong contender. Other prime-time soap operas fared better. PBS’s “Downton Abbey” received 12 nominations, including one […]

#DallasChat Daily: What’s Your Favorite Dallas Ball?

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Few traditions on the original “Dallas” could match the grandeur of the annual Oil Baron’s Ball. Do you have a favorite? Was it Miss Ellie’s moving tribute to Jock at the 1982 ball? How about the 1983 affair, when the Ewing and Barnes women faced off in the powder room and Cliff won the Oilman […]

#DallasChat Daily: What’s Your Favorite Dallas Wedding?

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Everyone loves the weddings on the original “Dallas.” Do you have a favorite? Was it Lucy and Mitch’s 1981 extravaganza, or Miss Ellie and Clayton’s understated 1984 affair? How about J.R. and Sue Ellen’s remarriage in 1982, or Bobby and Pam’s second-time-around in 1986? Perhaps you prefer J.R. and Cally’s union in 1989, or Bobby […]

#DallasChat Daily: What’s Your Favorite Dallas Barbecue?

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The Ewing Barbecues were one of the original “Dallas’s” best traditions. Do you have a favorite? Was it Jock and Digger’s disastrous reunion during the first-season finale, or Pam’s tragic fall from the hayloft at the end of that episode? How about Sue Ellen and Cliff’s flirty dance during the first barbecue of 1982, or […]

#DallasChat Daily: Which Story Should’ve Ended Differently?

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Not every “Dallas” storyline ends on a satisfying note. What if you had the power to change the things that disappointed you? Would Bobby choose Jenna over Pam? Would Sue Ellen ride off into the sunset with Dusty? Would Miss Ellie have returned to Southfork after her travels abroad? How would you have written J.R. […]

#DallasChat Daily: Which Dallas Storylines Are Underrated?

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Do you love “Dallas” storylines that other fans hate? Maybe you find Sue Ellen and Peter’s May/December romance provocative and love everything (or most things) about the “dream season.” Or perhaps you were intrigued by the Wes Parmalee saga. On the new show, maybe you wonder why Christopher and Heather’s romance doesn’t receive more attention from your […]

#DallasChat Daily: What’s Dallas’s Best Storyline?

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“Dallas” has delivered a lot of great storytelling over the years, including the story that started it all — Bobby and Pam’s marriage — as well as Miss Ellie’s bout with breast cancer, J.R. and Bobby’s contest for control of Ewing Oil and J.R.’s death. With so much wonderful material to choose from, can you […]

Emmy Voting is Underway. Will Dallas Make the Cut?

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Will “Dallas” receive Primetime Emmy nominations this year? The conventional wisdom says no, although at this early stage, the TNT drama is a contender — along with more than 100 other shows. The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences released the preliminary ballots this week. Academy members are asked to vote for their favorites in […]

#DallasChat Daily: Who Was Miss Ellie’s Best Husband?

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On “Dallas,” Miss Ellie was a strong woman who married two strong men: Jock Ewing, her first husband, and Clayton Farlow, her second. Each man brought unique qualities to his relationship with Ellie, but which one suited her best? Your #DallasChat Daily question: Who was a better husband to Miss Ellie — Jock or Clayton? Share your […]

#DallasChat Daily: Which Dallas Do You Like Best?

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Some Trekkies prefer “Star Trek: The Next Generation” to the original series and some Whitney Houston fans insist her version of “I Will Always Love You” is superior to Dolly Parton’s. Do any “Dallas” fans like the new show better than the original? Your #DallasChat Daily question: Which “Dallas” series do you like best — and […]

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