The Art of Dallas: ‘Little Boy Lost’

With Dusty (Jared Martin) watching, Sue Ellen (Linda Gray) attends a preliminary custody hearing for John Ross in this 1981 publicity shot from “Little Boy Lost,” a fifth-season “Dallas” episode.

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘She Was Kristin’

In “Dallas’s” fifth-season episode “Gone But Not Forgotten,” after the Farlow limousine parks in the Southern Cross ranch’s driveway, Sue Ellen (Linda Gray) exits and walks away, followed closely by Dusty (Jared Martin). DUSTY: Sue Ellen? SUE ELLEN: Kristin is dead. I knew it but it didn’t hit me until right now. DUSTY: I know […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 79 – ‘Gone But Not Forgotten’

At the end of “Gone But Not Forgotten,” Sue Ellen and John Ross are gliding cheerfully through a Love Field airport terminal when they’re suddenly approached by two of J.R.’s goons. While one man distracts Sue Ellen, the other snatches the child. Is this the end of our heroine’s bid for happiness? No, because seconds […]

The Art of Dallas: ‘Lover, Come Back’

Sue Ellen (Linda Gray) finds Dusty (Jared Martin) again in this 1981 publicity shot from “Lover, Come Back,” a fourth-season “Dallas” episode.

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘Goodbye, My Darling’

In “Dallas’s” fourth-season episode “Lover, Come Back,” Sue Ellen (Linda Gray) is preparing to leave Dusty (Jared Martin) for the evening. SUE ELLEN: I have to get to Southfork, darling, but I’ll be back first thing in the morning. [She kisses him and begins walking away.] DUSTY: No, Sue Ellen. Don’t come back. Ever. SUE […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 70 – ‘Lover, Come Back’

“Lover, Come Back” is an episode about reunions. Sue Ellen discovers Dusty is alive and rushes to his side, Ray and Donna get back together and J.R. returns to the cartel. All three stories require a healthier-than-usual suspension of disbelief. Dusty’s return is the most fantastical, of course. At the end of “Dallas’s” third season, […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 37 – ‘Rodeo’

Rodeos pit man against beast and on “Dallas,” no one is more beastly than J.R. In “Rodeo,” Sue Ellen, having failed to tame her savage husband, considers climbing in the saddle with a man who seems far less brutish: Dusty Farlow. Sue Ellen meets the dashing cowboy when she enters a Braddock café with an […]