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 Jim Davis died in 1981, it was decided to write him off by first having his character, Jock Ewing, disappear in the Amazon and eventually having him declared legally dead.
- The view of the Dallas skyline in the opening credits is approaching the city from the south on Jefferson Blvd.
- When Patrick Duffy was asked to return to the show in 1986, his wife told him that the only way it could happen is if his character had actually died in a dream. This led the producers to…
[show]When Patrick Duffy was asked to return to the show in 1986, his wife told him that the only way it could happen is if his character had actually died in a dream. This led the producers to decide that Bobby Ewing's death (in addition to the entire 1985-86 season) was just a figment of Pam Ewing's imagination.