The Dal-List: 18 Reasons to Love ‘Dallas’s’ Eighth Season

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Dallas Decoder will soon begin critiquing the original show’s eighth season, which aired from 1984 to 1985. Here are 18 reasons to love it. 18. Whenever Pam throws shade. She does it a lot this season. 17. When Bobby stops wearing shades. Those things are as big as Southfork! 16. Dr. President David Palmer. Babe’s […]

Join the Next #DallasChat on Wednesday, May 20, at 8 p.m.

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Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter will be Wednesday, May 20, from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern time. Since this will be our first midweek chat — and since Dallas Decoder will soon begin reviewing the original show’s midpoint eighth season — our theme will be: “Do the Hump.” Are you new to #DallasChat? Here’s […]

Poll: Which ‘Dallas’ Episode is the Best?

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Here’s a list of some of “Dallas’s” most memorable episodes. Vote for your favorite or share other choices in the comments below.

The Dal-List: 37 Reasons to Love ‘Dallas’

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“Dallas” debuted 37 years ago today. Here’s why we still love the Ewings. 37. “Digger’s Daughter.” Bobby marries Pam, Lucy and Ray take a roll in the hay and Jock calls J.R. a jackass. Could this show have gotten off to a better start? 36. Southfork. To a lot of us, the white house on Braddock […]

Poll: Who is ‘Dallas’s’ Second Greatest Character?

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J.R. will always be “Dallas’s” greatest character, but who’s the runner-up? Vote for your choice or share other options in the comments section. Share your comments below and vote in Dallas Decoder’s other polls.

Poll: Who is ‘Dallas’s’ Greatest Couple?

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“Dallas” has given us many classic romantic pairings. Vote for your favorite or share other options in the comments section below.   Share your comments below and vote in Dallas Decoder’s other polls.

Dallas Desserts: Valentine’s Day Edition II

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“Dallas,” this one’s for you. For this year’s “Dallas Desserts” Valentine’s Day treat, Cook In / Dine Out whipped up a special version of tres leches cake. The recipe calls for three kinds of milk, making it an ideal choice to honor “Dallas’s” three-season run. The cake also happens to be sinfully delicious, just like […]

You’ll Swoon Over Tonight’s #DallasChat

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Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter will be Monday, February 9, from 9 to 10 p.m. Eastern time. To mark Valentine’s Day, our theme will be “Isn’t it Romantic?” We’ll discuss “Dallas’s” best couples — and the worst. Here’s how #DallasChat works: During each hour-long discussion, I tweet 10 questions from my Twitter handle, @DallasDecoder. […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 161 — ‘End Game’

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The “End Game” cliffhanger is still powerful, especially when you watch the entire episode. In scene after scene, we’re led to believe everyone is gunning for J.R., just like they were four years earlier. The momentum builds until the final moments, when an unseen figure steps off the Ewing Oil elevator, enters J.R.’s office and fires […]

The Dallas Decoder Quiz: Third-Season Trivialities

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Now that you’ve watched “Dallas: The Complete Third Season” on DVD, this quiz should be a piece of cake. The correct answers appear at the end. 1. What was the first line of dialogue spoken during the first third-season scene? a) “Well, we did it.” b) “How do I look?” c) “John Ross!” 2. What […]

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