Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘I’m Going to Do It to Cliff’

In “Sins of the Fathers,” an eighth-season “Dallas” episode, J.R. (Larry Hagman) is undressing in his bedroom when he notices a fur-clad Sue Ellen (Linda Gray) exiting hers. J.R.: Sue Ellen? SUE ELLEN: Oh, you’re back. Good. Have a nice dinner. J.R.: Where you going all dressed up like that? SUE ELLEN: I’m having dinner […]

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

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 […]

Dallas Parallels: She Bangs

Talk about a shocking twist! In “Sins of the Father,” one of the new “Dallas’s” second-season episodes, Ann discovers her ex-husband Harris kidnapped their daughter Emma when she was a child and raised her on his own. Ann goes to Harris’s home to confront him, and before you know it, she has shot the schmuck […]

Dallas Parallels: Drama Mamas

When Emma began popping pills and chasing boys on TNT’s “Dallas,” a lot of fans were reminded of Lucy’s antics on the original show. The two women share at least one more similarity: Both have strained relations with their long-lost mamas. In the 1979 episode “Secrets,” Valene goes to Lucy’s college campus and approaches her […]

Critique: TNT’s ‘Dallas’ Episode 17 – ‘The Furious and the Fast’

We know it’s coming, but still it shocks us. “The Furious and the Fast” ends with the murder of J.R. Ewing, or at least what looks like his murder. It’s jarring, chilling, sad. It’s also a technological feat. The producers apparently created the sequence using recycled footage and audio clips, although the Hollywood trickery is […]

Drill Bits: ‘Dallas’s’ Ratings Rise Again

“Dallas’s” audience has grown for the second week in a row. The TNT drama’s latest episode, “Trial and Error,” was seen by 2.5 million viewers on February 18, up from the 2.4 million who watched the previous week’s telecast. The “Trial and Error” audience included about 890,000 viewers between ages 18 and 49, a group […]

Drill Bits: ‘Dallas’s’ Ratings Rise During Week 3

More viewers made time for “Dallas” this week. TNT’s telecast of the latest episode, “False Confessions,” was seen by 2.4 million viewers on Feb. 11. The audience grew almost 10 percent from the previous week’s telecast. “Dallas” is also getting a healthy boost from DVR users. The two-hour season opener – comprised of back-to-back telecasts […]

Dallas Burning Questions: Season 2, Week 3

Here are the questions we’re pondering as we await tonight’s telecast of “False Confessions,” TNT’s latest “Dallas” episode. • Is Harris dead? At the end of “Sins of the Father,” last week’s installment, Ann (Brenda Strong) learned Harris (Mitch Pileggi) couldn’t be prosecuted for kidnapping their daughter Emma (Emma Bell) and went to his home […]

The Dal-List: Classic ‘Dallas’s’ 5 Most Shocking Shootings

TNT’s “Dallas” delivered a shocker at the end of “Sins of the Father,” this week’s episode: Ann (Brenda Strong) shot her ex-husband Harris (Mitch Pileggi) and left him bleeding on his den floor. It was the latest example of “Dallas’s” long tradition of using gunplay to throw viewers for a loop. Here’s my list of […]