Dallas Styles: Pam’s ‘Pants Dress’

Pam Ewing becomes one of television’s most stylish women during “Dallas’s” second season, but she misses the mark with the wacky “pants dress” she sports in “Black Market Baby.” Victoria Principal is first seen wearing the outfit during the episode’s third act, when Pam walks into The Store. She then wears it in the next […]

The Art of Dallas: ‘Black Market Baby’

Rita (Talia Balsam) and Sue Ellen (Linda Gray) shop in The Store’s maternity department in this 1978 publicity shot from “Black Market Baby,” a second-season “Dallas” episode.

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘This Isn’t a Contest’

In “Black Market Baby,” a second-season “Dallas” episode, Pam (Victoria Principal) is in Sue Ellen’s bedroom, where Sue Ellen (Linda Gray) sits on the bed looking at newly bought baby clothes. PAM: I think I know what’s going on with all of this. Are you sure you know what you’re doing? SUE ELLEN: Am I […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 10 – ‘Black Market Baby’

“Black Market Baby” isn’t about adoption as much as it’s about matrimony. The episode looks at the marriages of J.R. and Sue Ellen and Bobby and Pam and determines only one couple has a real partnership. Can you guess which? The contrast between the two marriages is on display in the first scene, when the […]