Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 114 — ‘Post Nuptial’

“Post Nuptial” picks up where the previous “Dallas” episode left off, as the Ewings and their guests wait to see what will happen after Cliff stands up during the middle of J.R. and Sue Ellen’s wedding ceremony. The answer: Not much. After a few moments of cringe-worthy silence, Cliff walks to the bar and pours himself a […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘If It’s a Fight You Want. …’

In “The Ewing Touch,” a sixth-season “Dallas” episode, Miss Ellie (Barbara Bel Geddes) approaches Rebecca (Priscilla Pointer) outside a restaurant. ELLIE: Rebecca. We should talk. REBECCA: All right. They walk together. ELLIE: You and I share a grandson now. Let the two of us try to work together and put a stop to this family […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 111 — ‘The Ewing Touch’

In “The Ewing Touch’s” most memorable moment, Miss Ellie warns Rebecca not to cross her family. “Other people have fought the Ewings before — and they’ve regretted it,” Ellie says. This is a great scene for several reasons, not the least of which is the fun that comes from seeing two old pros like Barbara Bel […]