Dallas Decoder’s Summer Vacations Guide

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Planning to hit the road this summer? To have the happiest of holidays, let the Ewings be your guide. Mix business with pleasure. Experts say you should unplug from work when you’re on vacation, but don’t tell that to J.R. Ewing. Did this man ever take a break? Not only did J.R. pursue multi-million-dollar oil […]

Our May 16 #DallasChat Will Leave You Hanging

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Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter will be Monday, May 16, from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern time. We’ll discuss one of “Dallas’s” greatest traditions — its season-ending cliffhangers — so our theme will be “Hang On, Darlins!” If you’re new to #DallasChat — or if you need a refresher — here’s how it works: […]

You’ll Want to Stay Awake for Our May 9 #DallasChat

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Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter will be Monday, May 9, from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern time. Our theme: “Dream On, Darlins.” We’ll discuss “Dallas’s” infamous dream season, as well as the show’s other forays into the fantastical. If you’re new to #DallasChat — or if you need a refresher — here’s how it […]

You’ll Face Tough Choices During Our April 25 #DallasChat

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Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat will be Monday, April 25, from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern time. Our theme will be “Would You Rather … II,” a sequel to the first set of “would you rather” questions from earlier this year. With this edition, questions will be posted on Twitter and Facebook. If you want to […]

You’ll Feel the Love During Our Feb. 8 #DallasChat

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Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter will be Monday, February 8, from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern time. Since Valentine’s Day is around the corner, our theme will be “Isn’t It Romantic? II” Like last year’s session, we’ll discuss “Dallas’s” best — and worst — couples. Are you new to #DallasChat? Here’s how it works: […]

Dallas Desserts: Holiday Bakeoff IV — Pam vs. Katherine

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When Pam and Katherine aren’t fighting over Bobby, they’re battling each other for baking bragging rights. This year’s “Dallas Desserts” holiday bakeoff pits Pam’s Emerald Mines against Katherine’s Frosted Gingerbread Hats. Both recipes come from my husband Andrew, who blogs at Cook In/Dine Out. Whose cookie do you prefer? Cast your vote in the poll […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘Do You Want Anything?’

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In “Quandary,” a ninth-season “Dallas” episode, Pam (Victoria Principal) enters Bobby’s office, followed by J.R. (Larry Hagman). J.R.: What the hell are you doing here? Don’t you have any respect at all? This is my brother’s office. Nobody’s supposed to be here. PAM: Calm down, J.R. If you want me to go to another office, […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘I Cannot — I Will Not — Sell’

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In “The Wind of Change,” a ninth-season “Dallas” episode, Miss Ellie (Barbara Bel Geddes) calls Pam (Victoria Principal) to the stage at the Oil Baron’s Ball to accept Bobby’s posthumous Oilman of the Year Award. PAM: There’s a lot of wisdom in what Miss Ellie has had to say here tonight. I guess that’s where […]

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 198 — ‘The Wind of Change’

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Who doesn’t get chills at the end of “The Wind of Change”? Pam takes the podium at the Oil Baron’s Ball and delivers a stirring tribute to Bobby, then announces she’s decided to not sell Christopher’s share of Ewing Oil to Jeremy Wendell. As Pam exits the stage to applause, J.R. — who’s been desperately […]

Dallas Scene of the Day: ‘Hello, Cliff’

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In “Saving Grace,” a ninth-season “Dallas” episode, Cliff (Ken Kercheval) is in the kitchen cooking when Jamie (Jenilee Harrison) answers the front door and greets Pam and Mark (Victoria Principal, John Beck). JAMIE: Hi, come on in. How are you? [They kiss.] PAM: Good, thanks. JAMIE: Good. PAM: Jamie, this is a very dear friend […]

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