“Dallas” has given us lots of great villainesses over the years. Time to choose your favorite!
Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter will be Monday, January 26, from 9 to 10 p.m. Eastern time. Our theme: “Witchy Women.” We’ll discuss Kristin Shepard, Emma Ryland and all the other great “Dallas” villainesses. Here’s how #DallasChat works: During each hour-long discussion, I tweet 10 questions from my Twitter handle, @DallasDecoder. Fans respond to […]
Remember when “Dallas” ruled the world? Here are 36 experiences shared by fans who’ve loved the show since its heyday. 1. Getting together with the fam on Friday nights to watch the show. 2. Feeling excited when you saw this because it meant “Dallas” was up next. 3. Getting chills when the “Dallas” […]
We all loved J.R. Ewing, even though he wasn’t exactly Mr. Nice Guy. During the course of the original “Dallas,” he lied, cheated and stabbed the backs of friend and foe alike. But what was his worst act of all? Was it putting Sue Ellen in the sanitarium? Having an affair with Kristin? Driving Cliff to […]
As much as we all love “Dallas’s” opening credits, they aren’t without their quirks. Linda Gray and Steve Kanaly weren’t added to the title sequence until the second season, while poor Ken Kercheval had to wait until Season 3 to get star billing. By the time the show was winding down, the credits had become a […]
Let’s face it: “Dallas” didn’t always know when to say goodbye. Some characters hung around long after their storyline possibilities were exhausted, while other favorites still had lots of untapped potential when they were written out. Consider the group pictured here: Lucy, Ray, Donna, Jenna, Kristin, Jeremy, Mickey, Holly and April. (I’ll let you decide […]
“Dallas” recast several roles over the years. Which ones worked? Which ones failed? Among the choices: Miss Ellie (played by Barbara Bel Geddes and Donna Reed), Gary (David Ackroyd, Ted Shackelford), Pam (Victoria Principal, Margaret Michaels), Digger (David Wayne, Keenan Wynn) and Kristin (Colleen Camp, Mary Crosby). There were also three Jennas: Morgan Fairchild, Priscilla […]
The Southfork swimming pool scenes were one of the original “Dallas’s” most-loved traditions. Do you have a favorite? Was it the time Donna shoved J.R. into the pool? Or maybe it was the time Jamie pushed Marilee into the water? How about one of J.R. and Bobby’s pool fights? What about the season-ending cliffhanger that […]