Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 190 — ‘Deliverance’

“Deliverance” is the next-to-last episode from “Dallas’s” eighth season, but if you didn’t know better, you might think it was the finale. By the end of the hour, the year’s two major storylines are resolved: Cliff and Jamie’s lawsuit to claim two-thirds of Ewing Oil ends in humiliating defeat, while Jenna gets out of prison […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘You Never Fail to Surprise Me’

In “Odd Man Out,” an eighth-season “Dallas” episode, Bobby (Patrick Duffy) is seated at his desk at Ewing Oil when J.R. (Larry Hagman) knocks and enters, holding his hat. J.R.: Hey, Bob. Say, it’s time to go home. You’ve increased the family fortunes enough for one day. BOBBY: J.R., I’m not nearly done with the […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 175 — ‘Odd Man Out’

“Odd Man Out” is the 12th “Dallas” episode directed by Larry Hagman, who demonstrates once more that he’s as talented behind the camera as he is in front of it. The main storyline finds Bobby depressed because he believes Jenna dumped him to reunite with her ex-husband Naldo; little does Bob know Naldo is actually […]