The Best & Worst of Dallas: Season 5

“Dallas’s” fifth season was dandy, save for a few disappointments. Performances Barbara Bel Geddes delivers one tour-de-force performance after another as the grieving Miss Ellie. Everyone remembers the scene where Mama smashes the dishes in the Southfork kitchen, but Bel Geddes also shines in quiet moments like the one where Ellie takes that mournful stroll […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 81 – ‘Little Boy Lost’

The Ewings are obsessed with parenthood in “Little Boy Lost.” J.R. and Sue Ellen spend the hour girding for their custody fight over John Ross, while Bobby and Pam remain preoccupied with their adoption struggles. By the time the closing credits roll, I’m convinced none of these people should be raising children. J.R. and Sue […]