Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘Never Cross Daddy’

In “Dallas’s” fourth-season episode “The Quest,” Miss Ellie vows to stop the Takapa Lake development project and exits the Southfork dining room, leaving Jock (Jim Davis), J.R. (Larry Hagman) and Bobby (Patrick Duffy) at the table. BOBBY: Daddy? Daddy? JOCK: [Looks up from his newspaper] What? BOBBY: Don’t you think you should tell Mama you’re […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 69 – ‘The Quest’

Things are never quite what they seem in “The Quest.” Several characters go through this episode under false impressions, usually because they’re being duped by the people closest to them. Consider J.R., who continues to pursue Leslie, not just because he finds her sexually desirable, but also because he believes she has his best interests at heart. […]