The saga of the wealthy Ewing family - patriarch Jock Ewing, who started Ewing Oil; Miss Ellie, his wife, and their three sons - J.R., the ruthless CEO, married to Sue Ellen Shepard; Bobby, who married Pamela Barnes, daughter of the Ewing's chief business rival; and Gary, considered an outcast by his father, who moved to California.
Last EpisodeTV Special: Dallas Reunion: Return to So… Aired: Nov. 07, 2004
Seven of the show's original cast members (Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray, Larry Hagman, Steve Kanaly, Ken Kercheval, Victoria Principal and Charlene …
Series Fun Facts
- When ratings fell in the late 1980s, CBS considered dropping the show's serial format and switching to self-contained episodes more like the first few episodes in 1978.
- Larry Hagman's former I Dream of Jeannie co-star Barbara Eden played Lee Ann De La Vega, a millionaire hellbent on revenge against J.R., in a five episode story arc in the final season…
[show]Larry Hagman's former I Dream of Jeannie co-star Barbara Eden played Lee Ann De La Vega, a millionaire hellbent on revenge against J.R., in a five episode story arc in the final season (1990-1991). At the end of the story arc, she reveals that her surname is actually Nelson, a reference to Hagman's character Tony Nelson in I Dream of Jeannie.
- Two sets were used for the ranch: A real ranch and a ranch set in a sound stage. The filming would move from the real ranch to the studio setting in the second half of each season.