Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘You Have Too Damn Much Money’

In “Turning Point,” a seventh-season “Dallas” episode, J.R. (Larry Hagman) sits on a bed, putting on his boots, while Katherine (Morgan Brittany) lies nearby, wrapped in a sheet. J.R.: Well, that was definitely not terrific. A meeting with my tax accountant’s more exciting. KATHERINE: Your disappointment has really shattered me. J.R.: [Knotting his necktie] Well, […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 158 — ‘Turning Point’

Am I the only one who feels sorry for Katherine Wentworth in “Turning Point”? At the beginning of the episode, she’s elated when Bobby invites her on a tour of the property he bought from her father’s old company. After plotting for more than a year to make Bobby her own, it’s the strongest sign […]

Dallas Parallels: The Saboteurs

J.R. Ewing is a man of many talents, but he takes special delight in the fine art of sabotage. During the original “Dallas’s” seventh season, after Cliff Barnes blackmails J.R.’s secretary Sly into spying on her boss, J.R. retaliates by turning one of Cliff’s employees against him. J.R.’s ultimate goal: to ruin Cliff, once and […]