Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘No One’s Made a Ewing Back Down’

In “Paternity Suit,” a third-season “Dallas” episode, Miss Ellie and Lucy (Barbara Bel Geddes, Charlene Tilton) are shopping for dresses when Marilee and Linda (Fern Fitzgerald, Joan Lancaster) approach. LUCY: [Walks toward Miss Ellie with a red boa around her neck] Grandma? Grandma, what do you think? ELLIE: Well, I think it has a rather […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 46 – ‘Paternity Suit’

“Dallas” creator David Jacobs has called the final scene in “Paternity Suit” – when J.R. picks up his son for the first time – his favorite moment during the series. I understand why. Nothing humanizes J.R., Jacobs’ most famous creation, quite like this. In the scene, J.R. – clad in a tuxedo because he’s on […]