3 Days, 33 Episodes: Here’s How to Catch Up on TNT’s ‘Dallas’

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Did you promise yourself you’d spend the summer getting acquainted — or reacquainted — with TNT’s “Dallas”? Did you fail to keep this promise? Relax: You still have time. Grab your DVDs and downloads and have a marathon of your own this weekend. Here’s how to watch all 33 hours of the show before the […]

The Dallas Decoder Interview: Akai Draco

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“Dallas” fans love Sheriff Derrick, the loyal Ewing friend who is forever getting the family out of trouble. I spoke recently to Texas-based actor and screenwriter Akai Draco about his role as the show’s top cop. Sheriff Derrick has the hardest job on TV: trying to make the Ewings obey the law. Is that how […]

Drill Bits: ‘Dallas’ is on DVD. Go Ahead and Get Carried Away.

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The first season of TNT’s “Dallas” was released on DVD last week. It has all 10 episodes and 2 hours of bonus material, including some Larry Hagman goodness you’ve never seen before. In other words: Take a day off work. You’re going to need it. The extras feature more than 25 deleted scenes, including three […]

Dallas Parallels: Grave Decisions

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The Ewings are always in crisis, but life at Southfork was downright agonizing at the beginning of “Dallas’s” ninth season: Bobby was dead, Sue Ellen was in a police station drunk tank and J.R. was scheming to keep Pam out of Ewing Oil. So when Jeremy Wendell took Miss Ellie to lunch and offered to […]

The Best & Worst of TNT’s Dallas: Season 1

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The first season of TNT’s “Dallas” brought the Ewings back to series television after a two-decade absence. I loved it – mostly. Performances The new “Dallas” cast divides into two categories: Larry Hagman and everyone else. As the now-elderly J.R., Hagman was sometimes mischievous, sometimes moving and always magical. Trying to figure out how Hagman does […]

Things Ewings Say

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J.R. isn’t the only sharp-tongued Ewing on TNT’s “Dallas.” To help you prepare for tomorrow’s telecast of “Revelations,” the first-season finale, we offer this review of memorable lines from other characters. • “Count your blessings, Christopher. Those two old geezers would still find a reason to fight.” Lucy (Charlene Tilton), after her cousin announces J.R. and […]

Drill Bits: TNT’s ‘Dallas’ Wins Cable Ratings Gold

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“Dallas” brought ratings gold to TNT this week: Despite tough competition from the Olympics, “Family Business,” the show’s latest episode, debuted to 3.2 million viewers on August 1, becoming the evening’s most-watched cable program. The “Dallas” audience included more than 1 million viewers between the ages of 18 and 49, the demographic advertisers pay a […]

Drill Bits: ‘Dallas’ Girds for an Olympics Onslaught

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TNT’s latest “Dallas” episode, “No Good Deed,” was seen by 3.3 million viewers on July 25. The audience included about 895,000 viewers between the ages of 18 and 49, the demographic advertisers pay a premium to reach. The show was the evening’s second most-watched cable program behind USA’s “Royal Pains,” although this was the smallest audience […]

The Art of TNT’s Dallas: ‘No Good Deed’

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Rebecca (Julie Gonzalo) has her back against the wall in “No Good Deed,” the eighth episode of TNT’s “Dallas.” Photo credit: Zade Rosenthal/TNT.

TNT’s Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘… Whatever It Takes’

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In “No Good Deed,” a first-season “Dallas” episode, Bobby (Patrick Duffy) visits Miss Ellie’s Southfork gravesite. BOBBY: I spent the last 20 years trying to protect this land. Protect your legacy. I remember you once told me that family is like baking a cake from scratch. Real messy. I wish I could tell you things are different, […]