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 […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 168 — ‘Homecoming’

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Even after all these years, it’s still strange to see Donna Reed play Miss Ellie. Reed’s first episode is “Homecoming,” and as soon as she enters the frame in the famous scene where Ellie and Clayton arrive at their airport upon returning from their honeymoon, you can see how different the newcomer is from the actress […]

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. […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 167 — ‘Shadow of a Doubt’

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Pam shifts into girl-detective mode in “Shadow of a Doubt,” searching for the truth about Mark Graison’s death. She leaves no stone unturned, seemingly questioning everyone who shared a connection with her onetime fiancé — his maid, his lawyer, even his florist — and ultimately concludes Mark might still be alive. Victoria Principal brings the […]

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, […]

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 […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 166 — ‘Family’

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I want to like Jamie Ewing. Really, I do. She arrives at Southfork at the end of the eighth-season episode “Jamie,” but we don’t get to know her until the following installment, “Family.” The character has a lot of potential: She’s a fresh face when the show badly needs one, and the fact that she’s […]

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 […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘With Family, You Play Fair’

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In “Battle Lines,” an eighth-season “Dallas” episode, J.R. (Larry Hagman) stands over John Ross (Omri Katz), who is cleaning his bike on the Southfork patio. JOHN ROSS: Are you going to see Uncle Bobby at the hospital? J.R.: Well, I might drop in on him this afternoon. [Looks at his watch] I’ve got an awful […]

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