Apr. 02, 1978
60 min.
CBS TV Network

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Dallas (1978) - 03x05 The Kristin Affair

3x05 The Kristin Affair

First Aired: Oct. 19, 1979 on CBS
Summary: Kristin begins to pursue J.R. romantically after he gives her a summer job in his office. Meanwhile, Bobby learns the truth that Pam is pregnant before she makes a decision about having an abortion due to the risk of genetic defect.

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Main Characters in this Episode

Guest Stars

Miss Ellie Ewing played by Barbara Bel Geddes
Jock Ewing played by Jim Davis
J.R. Ewing played by Larry Hagman
Lucy Ewing played by Charlene Tilton
Kristin Shepard played by Mary Crosby
Alan Beam played by Randy Powell
Digger Barnes played by Keenan Wynn
Mrs. Shepard played by Martha Scott

Episode Quotes

Pamela Barnes Ewing: But you know it would help if everybody wasn't under so much pressure from you.
Cliff Barnes: That is not going to change until I break J.R.
J.R. Ewing: [J.R. has just been flirting with Kristen when Sue Ellen comes out in a bathing suit] Sue Ellen? Pretty hot out here. Maybe we ought to go back upstairs.
Sue Ellen Ewing: Oh?
J.R. Ewing: Yeah, it's early yet. We got plenty of time before I have to go to work.
Sue Ellen Ewing: [gives him an ice-cold look] I love your sudden urges, J.R. They're almost as romantic as, eh, your daddy's pet bull.
J.R. Ewing: Kristen, with your mind and your body, it just might take me a lifetime to figure you out.
Kristin Shepard: J.R., you just pushed all the right buttons. [they kiss passionately]


  • Goof (continuity error): In Kristen's condo bedroom, J.R. is seen (in the mirror's reflection) moving forward from the doorway. When the angle changes to J.R. himself, he makes the same move again.
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