Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘I Can Do It’

In “Resurrection,” a ninth-season “Dallas” episode, Sue Ellen (Linda Gray) is in her room at the sanitarium when an orderly (Rex Ryon) enters. SUE ELLEN: What do you want? ORDERLY: Take it easy, Mrs. Ewing. It’s not what I want. It’s what I think you want. SUE ELLEN: What do you mean? ORDERLY: [Pulls out […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 195 — ‘Resurrection’

“Resurrection” brings Mark Graison back from the dead and Sue Ellen Ewing back from the brink. His revival is the more surprising of the two, although hers is more satisfying. In the episode before this one, Sue Ellen went through a harrowing detoxification after her drinking landed her on skid row. The audience never doubts […]

Dallas Parallels: Grave Decisions

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 […]