Category Archives: Dallas

DALLAS – Season 2, Episode 24: “John Ross Ewing III, Part 2”

It’s the season finale and Linda Gray shines in some moving monologues and crazy-eyed drinking!  Let’s not waste any time! Why did I go to so many charity functions? We pick up a few days after the end of Part 1. J.R. drives to the sanitarium to see Sue Ellen. When the doctor lets him in Sue Ellen’s room, it’s clear what to doctor told J.R. is true – she is resisting treatment and she is pissed. So pissed, she hurls a glass at J.R.!…

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DALLAS – Season 2, Episode 23 “John Ewing III, Part 1”

Whoo-boy! Sue Ellen heads to the sanitarium for the first time. Lucy kicks drugs after one heartfelt talk with Bobby. Miss Ellie reads J.R. for filth. It’s a doozy of an episode, so let’s dive right in! Breakfast of Champions Sue Ellen pulls into a parking lot of the clinic and pulls out a flask before her OB-GYN appointment. Holy Crap. That is some next-level drinking there. But that’s all we need to see for now.  We cut to The Store where Lucy is buying…

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DALLAS – Season Two, Episode 22: “The Outsiders”

Ahhh, Ray Krebs. Your tangled love life is a mess, but in Donna Culver’s debut, we see the bright shining hope for your future. Not today, of course. She’s still a Culver and won’t be your wife for a while. But this episode introduces one of my favorite characters and actresses (until I discovered she is a gun-nutty board member of the NRA … Why, Donna? Why?) and it’s a low-key episode for the most part but packs an emotional punch. Can. Not. Be. Bothered.…

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DALLAS – Season 2, Episode 21: “Royal Marriage”

Lucy gets engaged … but not for long! It’s a very special afterschool special edition of Dallas! This newspaper and it’s Ewing-centric content! So, I don’t remember seeing this episode when it aired. I’d be surprised if my parents knew what was coming (homosexualism!) but I also wouldn’t be unsurprised. I applaud Dallas and Bobby’s character in particular for not treating it as any more scandalous than last week’s “Financier in Love Nest” headline. However, I feel like I would have remembered this if I…

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DALLAS – Season 2, Episode 20: “Call Girl”

Who rips up $500? This call girl! You can NOT buy Veronica Hamel! Suddenly, I like racquetball. I don’t know why. Bobby and J.R. are playing racquetball, which of course they were. How on trend for that time! Bobby looks amazing, sweaty and sleek in a tank top and some super short shorts. J.R. just looks sweaty.  An employee tells Bobby that Ray has called and really ahs to speak to him. I assumed Bobby left the court to talk on the phone, but no,…

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DALLAS – Season 2, Episode 19: “Sue Ellen’s Sister”

Oh, yes … The SECOND Kristin Shepherd is here and she’s got her sights on another Ewing … and it ain’t Lucy (though that opens up a wealth of story possibilities)! Plus … possibly the largest collection of Unfortunate Neckwear Choices to date! Let’s see what’s happening on the ranch! Game Night at SouthFork! It’s a quiet evening after dinner at SouthFork and J.R. is playing backgammon with some woman we’ve never seen before. This, of course, is Kristin 2.0, and J.R. is delighted that…

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DALLAS – Season Two, Episode 18: “The Red File, Part II”

Julie’s dead, Cliff is in jail, but we still don’t have access to what Julie hid somewhere … what has she done with the Red File? Let’s get right to it in this week’s Dallas recap! This paper is really invested in the Barnes/Ewing feud. It’s a beautiful, SouthFork morning and Miss Ellie is pruning some plants as Jock wonders if Bobby is going to stay locked up in his room all day. His wife did just tell your whole family off and left him…

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DALLAS — Season Two, Episode 17: “The Red File, Part I”

Oh, my! I love and hate this episode. I wish Julie had stuck around longer, but when you cross J.R. AND the Cartel … well, clearly your life expectancy on this show (in fact your life expectancy, period) goes down! It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood … Julie and J.R. are having a lovely stroll on a pier and apparently, they’ve been strolling and “inspecting offshore rigs” (clearly code for “banging each other senseless”) for three days. Julie wants to know if J.R. is…

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DALLAS — Season Two, Episode 16: ” Julie’s Return”

Is Jock having an affair? Did J.R. forge his daddy’s will? Are we about to see what’s REALLY in the Red File, once and for all?!?! Let’s saddle up and down to SouthFork! Décor For Gold Diggers, By Julie Grey We don’t waste any time building up Julie’s reappearance. She’s on the phone to Victor at the Cattleman’s Club asking him to tell her the next time Jock comes to lunch. Did people do this sort of thing? Was a maitre’ d expected to give…

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DALLAS – Season Two, Episode 15: “For Love or Money”

The cat’s out of the bag … and J.R. finds out about Cliff and Sue Ellen –  and we see Kristin for the first time and it’s NOT the Kristin we’ll grow to love/hate. And we meet Sue Ellen’s golddiggin’ momma! Buckle up … the broncos are kickin’ down at the ranch! “Golddiggers ‘R Us … How can we find a sugar daddy for you today? It’s breakfast and  Sue Ellen’s mom calls. Ostensibly, she wants to visit SouthFork, but really, she wants to get…

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