Critique: TNT’s Dallas Episode 40 — ‘Brave New World’

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Throughout “Dallas’s” third season, John Ross strives to honor J.R. without becoming him. He wears Daddy’s wristwatch and belt buckle and embarks on one ambitious scheme after another, hoping to emulate J.R.’s business successes without repeating his personal failures. Nothing goes according to plan, of course, and by the end of the season’s final hour, “Brave […]

Which Ewing Dies? It’s [Spoiler].

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Warning: This article reveals the identity of the character killed during “Dallas’s” third-season finale. Other storylines are also discussed. Scroll down to read more.       No, seriously, if you don’t want to know, stop reading now.       You’ve been warned.     As promised, TNT’s “Dallas” killed off a Ewing in […]

Dallas Burning Questions: Season 3, Week 14

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Here are the questions we’re pondering as we await tonight’s telecast of “Endgame” and “Brave New World,” the final episodes from “Dallas’s” third season: Will Bobby rescue Ann and Emma? In the previous episode, “Boxed In,” Bobby (Patrick Duffy) learned about the kidnapping of Ann and Emma (Brenda Strong, Emma Bell) and devised a plan […]

Which Ewing Dies? New Clues Emerge in Dallas’s Big Mystery.

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There’s still no telling which Ewing will die during “Dallas’s” third-season finale, although executive producer Cynthia Cidre offered a helpful hint when she told Dallas Decoder the death will be storyline-driven. So whose demise would yield the most drama? Here’s how the loss of certain characters might affect the storytelling. Ann Ewing. Even if Bobby brings […]

Which Ewing Dies? Here Are Three Possible Scenarios.

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“Dallas” has thrown viewers for a loop with the promo for next week’s two-hour season finale, which declares, “One Ewing will die!”  Who will it be? I have no idea, but that won’t stop me from trying to figure it out. Here are three possibilities: 1. A “main” Ewing dies. In the promo, when the the […]

Dallas Burning Questions: Season 3, Week 13

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Here are the questions we’re pondering as we await tonight’s telecast of “Boxed In,” TNT’s latest “Dallas” episode: What will happen to Ann and Emma? The previous episode, “Victims of Love,” ended with drug cartel honcho Luis (Antonio Jaramillo) visiting the Rylands, where he revealed: a) he killed Candace, b) he was holding Ann and […]

Dallas Burning Questions: Season 3, Week 12

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Here are the questions we’re pondering as we await tonight’s telecast of “Victims of Love,” TNT’s latest “Dallas” episode: Will Pamela pardon Cliff? In the previous episode, “Hurt,” Elena (Jordana Brewster) told the Ewings about Bobby’s scheme to frame Cliff (Ken Kercheval) for J.R.’s “murder,” as well as J.R.’s swindle against her father years earlier. […]

On Labor Day, Dallas Gets a Small Ratings Boost

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Labor Day brought “Dallas” a boost in the ratings, albeit a small one. The TNT drama’s latest episode, “Hurt,” debuted to 1.93 million viewers on September 1, according to Nielsen data. The audience included an estimated 509,000 viewers between ages 18 and 49, a group many advertisers target. Although viewing levels tend to dip on […]

Critique: TNT’s Dallas Episode 36 — ‘Hurt’

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Bobby Ewing is the steward of Southfork, but Patrick Duffy is the steward of Bobby Ewing. In “Hurt,” Duffy steps behind the camera and directs his first “Dallas” episode in more than two decades, demonstrating how well he knows both his character and the mythology that defines this franchise. This is an hour rooted in […]

Dallas Burning Questions: Season 3, Week 11

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Here are the questions we’re pondering as we await tonight’s telecast of “Hurt,” TNT’s latest “Dallas” episode: What will Elena do? In “Dead Reckoning,” the previous episode, Nicolas (Juan Pablo Di Pace) made Drew’s death look like a suicide, then stood by and watched as Carmen and Elena (Marlene Forte, Jordana Brewster) received the news […]

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