Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘Sly, Why Did You Betray Me?’

In “To Catch a Sly,” a seventh-season “Dallas” episode, J.R. (Larry Hagman) stands in his office doorway as Sly (Debbie Rennard) gets ready to leave for the night. J.R.: Sly, would you mind hanging around for just a few more minutes? There’s something I’d like to discuss with you. SLY: [Nervous] Uh, yes, sir. He […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 142 — ‘To Catch a Sly’

One of the reasons J.R. Ewing is so entertaining is because he’s always a few steps ahead of the “Dallas” audience. We watch him plot and scheme, never knowing what trick he’s going to pull out of his sleeve next. That’s why the show’s seventh-season corporate espionage storyline is so unusual. From the beginning, viewers […]