TNT’s Dallas Styles: ‘Endgame’ and ‘Brave New World’

“Dallas” ended its third season with heroes falling and villains rising — and their costumes reflected their changing fortunes. John Ross (Josh Henderson) went rogue when he headed to Mexico to save Ewing Global and his mistress Emma — not necessarily in that order — and so of course he donned his trusty leather jacket, […]

Say What?! This Week’s Best ‘Dallas’ Sound Bites

“Dallas” delivers the most delicious dialogue on television. Here are the best sound bites from “Endgame” and “Brave New World,” this week’s episodes. What are your favorite lines from “Endgame” and “Brave New World”? Share them below and read more “Say What?!”

TNT’s Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘I’m Worse’

In “Brave New World,” “Dallas’s” third-season finale, Bobby and Sue Ellen (Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray) stand in the Ewing Global offices, gazing at J.R.’s portrait. BOBBY: I miss him. SUE ELLEN: Me too, but I think I finally feel free of him. Hell, I might even find love again. BOBBY: You deserve that, Sue Ellen. […]

Critique: TNT’s ‘Dallas’ Episode 40 — ‘Brave New World’

Throughout “Dallas’s” third season, John Ross strives to honor J.R. without becoming him. He wears Daddy’s wristwatch and belt buckle and embarks on one ambitious scheme after another, hoping to emulate J.R.’s business successes without repeating his personal failures. Nothing goes according to plan, of course, and by the end of the season’s final hour, “Brave […]

Critique: TNT’s ‘Dallas’ Episode 39 — ‘Endgame’

In “Endgame,” does John Ross go to Mexico to save his company or his mistress? He later tells Emma his rescue mission was strictly business, but I’m not convinced. John Ross seems to genuinely care for her, which makes his decision to take her place as Luis’s hostage seem surprisingly selfless. It brings to mind […]

On a Tough Night, ‘Dallas’ Takes a Hit in the Ratings

“Dallas” wrapped up its season on one of the most competitive nights of the year — and it has the numbers to prove it. The two-hour season finale debuted September 22 to approximately 1.72 million viewers, the show’s smallest Monday audience this year, according to Nielsen. This included 560,000 adults between ages 18 and 49, a […]

Tonight, #DallasChat Reviews the Season Finale

You’re invited to Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter, which I’ll hold Tuesday, September 23, from 9 to 10 p.m. Eastern time. Our topics: “Endgame” and “Brave New World,” TNT’s final “Dallas” episodes of the year, as well as the answer to the “Which Ewing Dies?” mystery. If you have ideas for questions, leave them […]

‘Which Ewing Dies?’ It’s [Spoiler]

Warning: This article reveals the identity of the character killed during “Dallas’s” third-season finale. Other storylines are also discussed. Scroll down to read more.       No, seriously, if you don’t want to know, stop reading now.       You’ve been warned.     As promised, TNT’s “Dallas” killed off a Ewing in […]

Dallas Burning Questions: Season 3, Week 14

Here are the questions we’re pondering as we await tonight’s telecast of “Endgame” and “Brave New World,” the final episodes from “Dallas’s” third season: Will Bobby rescue Ann and Emma? In the previous episode, “Boxed In,” Bobby (Patrick Duffy) learned about the kidnapping of Ann and Emma (Brenda Strong, Emma Bell) and devised a plan […]

‘Which Ewing Dies?’ New Clues Emerge in ‘Dallas’s’ Mystery

There’s still no telling which Ewing will die during “Dallas’s” third-season finale, although executive producer Cynthia Cidre offered a helpful hint when she told Dallas Decoder the death will be storyline-driven. So whose demise would yield the most drama? Here’s how the loss of certain characters might affect the storytelling. Ann Ewing. Even if Bobby brings […]