Dallas Drinks: The Julie

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To honor Tina Louise’s performance on “Dallas,” Dallas Decoder and Cook In/Dine Out offer a Julie-inspired “Dallas Drinks” cocktail. Enjoy!

#DallasChat Daily: Did J.R. Love Any of His Mistresses?

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Everyone knows Sue Ellen was the love of J.R.’s life, but what about the women he cheated with during their marriage? Among the mistresses: J.R.’s longtime secretary, Julie Grey; his favorite prostitute, Serena Wald; his favorite model, Mandy Winger; and of course his least favorite sister-in-law, Kristin Shepard. Your #DallasChat Daily question: Did J.R. love […]

The Dal-List: 5 Women Who Spied for Cliff Barnes

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Say what you will about Cliff Barnes (Ken Kercheval), but the man knows how to get women to spy on the Ewings for him. In “The Return,” TNT’s third-season “Dallas” opener, Elena Ramos (Jordana Brewster) becomes the latest gal to go undercover on Cliff’s behalf. Here’s a look at five others. 5. Julie Grey. When J.R. […]

The Dal-List: Jock Ewing’s Greatest Moments

We still miss you, Daddy

Last month, Dallas Decoder critiqued “The Search,” the episode where “Dallas” bids farewell to the great Jim Davis. Here’s a look at 15 memorable moments featuring the actor and his mighty character, Jock Ewing. 15. Naming John Ross. The Ewings are in a waiting room at Dallas Memorial Hospital, where Sue Ellen has gone into […]

The Best & Worst of Dallas: Season 1

Own it, honey

“Dallas’s” first season is comprised of just five episodes, but there’s no shortage of things to cheer and jeer. Performances Sorry Mr. Hagman, but Victoria Principal owns Season 1. The actress makes Pam confident and charming, with a laugh that would make Julia Roberts envious. Pam is also unapologetically sexual, making her one of television’s […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘I Never Know If It’s Me or the Secrets We Share’

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In “The Red File, Part 1,” a second-season “Dallas” episode, J.R. and Julie (Larry Hagman, Tina Louise) stroll along a pier while drinking champagne. J.R.: Three days down here, and what do we get? We get rain, sleet, sun. I tell you, this Gulf weather’s enough to drive you crazy. JULIE: [Laughs] Well, darling, one […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘Your Relationship With Jock Has Gone Far Enough’

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In “Julie’s Return,” a second-season “Dallas” episode, Miss Ellie (Barbara Bel Geddes) and Julie (Tina Louise) chat in the Southfork living room. ELLIE: [Pours coffee, then sits] I’m glad you could come, Julie. Everybody’s out. We can talk. JULIE: Well, you knew I would. There aren’t many people in this world that intimidate me – […]

Critique: Dallas Episode 21 – ‘Julie’s Return’

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Julie Grey is “Dallas’s” most aptly named character. She inhabits a world with no absolutes, where nothing is only black or only white. Julie is all gray. In “Julie’s Return,” J.R.’s onetime mistress and secretary blows back into town and renews her friendship with Jock. Like she did with J.R., Julie becomes Jock’s confidante, giving […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘There’s Nothing Eating Me Up, Pam!’

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In “Spy in the House,” a first-season “Dallas” episode, Pam (Victoria Principal) sees Julie (Tina Louise) leaving Cliff’s apartment building and begins walking alongside her. PAM: I want to talk to you. JULIE: I’m on my way to the office, Pam. PAM: How long have you been seeing my brother? JULIE: Who said I’ve been […]

Critique: Dallas Episode 3 – ‘Spy in the House’

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Julie Grey isn’t just J.R.’s longtime secretary and mistress, she’s also his protégé. In “Spy in the House,” when Julie tires of J.R. taking her for granted, she seeks retribution the only way she knows how – the way he taught her. Consider: Julie is angry when J.R. mistreats her, but she never confronts him. […]


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