Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘I’ve Got to Feel Useful Again’

In “Second Thoughts,” a third-season “Dallas” episode, Pam (Victoria Principal) walks into Cliff’s bedroom and finds Digger (Keenan Wynn) packing. PAM: Daddy, you’re really going? DIGGER: Yeah. PAM: Why? DIGGER: I’m not needed here. Nothing to keep me. PAM: Well, there’s me. And Cliff. We’re family. We need each other. DIGGER: Oh, now come on, […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 49 – ‘Second Thoughts’

Early in “Second Thoughts,” we learn Lucy is studying “Madam Bovary,” and then the novel continually pops up throughout the rest of the episode. We see Lucy carry it on campus, read it in the living room and clutch it while lounging by the Southfork swimming pool. The book’s prevalence suggests “Dallas” wants to compare […]