Five More Who Mattered: Dallas Decoder’s Other 2014 VIPs

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The fans are Dallas Decoder’s Persons of the Year, but here are five others who made important contributions to “Dallas” in 2014: Cynthia Cidre and Michael M. Robin. If you’re a fan of the new “Dallas,” then join me in honoring executive producers Cidre and Robin for delivering an entertaining show and then fighting like […]

Dallas Decoder’s Persons of the Year: The Fans

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Let’s face it: This wasn’t an easy year to be a “Dallas” fan. Oh, we enjoyed the show plenty. In its third season, the new “Dallas” delivered great moments worthy of the original, including John Ross and Sue Ellen’s instant-classic kitchen-counter confrontation, Pamela’s heartbreaking jailhouse farewell to Cliff and Patrick Duffy’s triumphant return to the […]

Celebrate Dallas’s VIPs, Tonight on #DallasChat

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You’re invited to Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter, which I’ll hold Monday, December 15, from 9 to 10 p.m. Eastern time. Our theme: “The VIPs.” We’ll discuss the individuals who made the most significant contributions to “Dallas” this year — including my choice for Dallas Decoder’s Person of the Year, which I’ll announce during […]

The Best & Worst of TNT’s Dallas: Season 3

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“Dallas’s” third and final season was a thrill ride, even if our beloved Larry Hagman wasn’t around to take the trip with us. Here’s a look back at the highs and lows. Performances Josh Henderson was a revelation this year. As John Ross struggled to follow J.R.’s boot steps, he kept getting sidetracked by his […]

Classic Critiques Return to Dallas Decoder

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Dallas Decoder is resuming its coverage of the original “Dallas” series, starting today. I’m picking up where I left off earlier this year — about two-thirds of the way through the seventh season. Look for a fresh episode critique and “Dallas Scene of the Day” transcript each Wednesday for the next few weeks. These are the […]

Critique: Dallas Episode 152 — ‘True Confessions’

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In “True Confessions,” Pam brings Christopher to Southfork to visit Miss Ellie, who bends down and greets the child with a hug and kiss. If I had watched this scene a few months ago, I probably wouldn’t have given it a second thought. Seeing it now, with Christopher’s recent death on the “Dallas” sequel series […]

The Dal-List: 36 Experiences Shared By Longtime Dallas Fans

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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” […]

Dallas’s Third and Final Season Comes to DVD on January 13

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Mark your calendars: The third and final season of TNT’s “Dallas” will come to DVD on Tuesday, January 13. The three-disc set will contain all 15 episodes, along with never-before-aired scenes. The recommended sale price is $39.98 You can pre-order the set from WBshop.com, the online retail arm of Warner Bros., the studio that produced “Dallas,” […]

Dressing Dallas: A Day with Costume Designer Rachel Kunin

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Rachel Sage Kunin is standing inside an antique store on the edge of Dallas, carefully examining an ornate ring. “This could work,” she says before handing over her credit card, scribbling her signature on the receipt and dashing back to her car. It’s early April, and Kunin — the costume designer for TNT’s “Dallas” — […]

Let’s Hear It for Dallas Fans!

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I want to take a few moments to applaud everyone who participated in the #SaveDallas campaign. We’re all disappointed with the outcome, but we shouldn’t be disappointed with ourselves. We put up a good fight. If nothing else, the past few weeks revealed how much “Dallas” means to its fans. When you read the tweets, […]

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