Critique: TNT’s Dallas Episode 38 — ‘Boxed In’

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No one who watches “Boxed In” will forget the scene where Ann, Harris and Judith are overcome with grief after hearing Luis fire the gun he’s been holding at Emma’s head. It’s the most harrowing moment I’ve witnessed on television since last year, when Walter White abducted his infant daughter while his wife kicked and screamed […]

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 […]

The Dal-List: Classic Dallas’s 13 Most Harrowing Kidnappings

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The Ewings discover Ann and Emma (Brenda Strong, Emma Bell) have been kidnapped in “Boxed In,” TNT’s latest “Dallas” episode. Fortunately, our favorite TV family has plenty of experience dealing with this kind of thing. Here’s a look at the 13 most harrowing kidnappings from the original series. 13. Lucy (1978). When the Ewings refused to let […]

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 […]

TNT’s Dallas Styles: ‘Victims of Love’

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The Ewings took their company public in “Victims of Love,” and with the whole world watching — even Wolf Blitzer was tracking their every move — each member of the family suited up for success. “Dallas’s” ace costume designer Rachel Sage Kunin dressed the Ewings in outfits that fit their characters perfectly: Bobby (Patrick Duffy), the silver-haired […]

The Dallas Decoder Guide to the McKay Family

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The McKays are back! The family that feuded with the Ewings during the original “Dallas’s” later years is slowly creeping back into TNT’s sequel series: Hunter, a McKay grandson, was introduced earlier this year, while this week’s episode, “Victims of Love,” will bring back Tracey, who’s now played by Melinda Clarke. Need a refresher on […]

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. […]

TNT’s Dallas Styles: ‘Hurt’

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“Dallas” went back to basics this week, delivering a character-driven episode in the spirit of the original series. Fittingly, the cast spent much of this episode wearing basic black. The episode, “Hurt,” opened with Drew’s funeral, although the action soon shifted to Southfork, where Elena confronted the Ewings about J.R.’s sins against her family and Bobby’s scheme to […]

Say What?! This Week’s Best Dallas Sound Bites

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“Dallas” delivers the most delicious dialogue on television. Here are the best sound bites from “Hurt,” this week’s episode. What are your favorite lines from “Hurt”? Share them in the comments section below and read more editions of “Say What?!”

TNT’s Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘J.R. Was My Husband!’

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In “Hurt,” a third-season “Dallas” episode, Bum (Kevin Page) lets Sue Ellen (Linda Gray) into his home after she surprises him on his front porch. SUE ELLEN: You have something you want to tell me about J.R.’s death? You were J.R.’s most trusted friend. Once I remembered that, it was easy. BUM: Sue Ellen, I’m […]

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