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.
Dallas Season 3 (1979-1980)
|3x01 Whatever Happened to Baby John? (1) |
Sue Ellen suffers post-partum depression and becomes disinterested in her newborn child. Meanwhile, Cliff claims that John Ross is his son.
|Sep. 21, 1979|
|3x02 Whatever Happened to Baby John? (2) |
Bobby suspects that Cliff is to blame when John Ross goes missing. Meanwhile, J.R. receives a 1 million dollar ransom demand.
|Sep. 28, 1979|
|3x03 The Silent Killer |
When it is uncovered that Digger has a fatal genetic disorder, Cliff worries that he may have passed on the faulty gene to John Ross if indeed he is the father.
|Oct. 05, 1979|
|3x04 Secrets |
As Pam decides to not tell Bobby she's pregnant due to the family's genetic disorder, Val tries to convince Bobby to have Lucy meet with her.
|Oct. 12, 1979|
|3x05 The Kristin Affair |
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 ...
|Oct. 19, 1979|
|3x06 The Dove Hunt |
J.R. and Jock are both shot by a sniper when a man seeks revenge on the Ewing family during a hunting trip in Louisiana.
|Oct. 26, 1979|
|3x07 The Lost Child |
As Bobby bonds with the ranch hand's son, Pam informs him that their unborn child may have a fatal genetic defect. Meanwhile, J.R. hires a man to tail Sue Ellen.
|Nov. 02, 1979|
|3x08 Rodeo |
At the annual Ewing rodeo, Sue Ellen develops a crush on Dusty Farlow, a cowboy, and Digger uses the event to find time to see John Ross.
|Nov. 09, 1979|
|3x09 Mastectomy (1) |
Miss Ellie worries that her marriage will fal apart when she believes she has breast cancer. Meanwhile, Sue Ellen has a fling with Dusty, the cowboy; and Alan furthers J.R.'s plan. ...
|Nov. 16, 1979|
|3x10 Mastectomy (2) |
Miss Ellie must cope with Jock and Lucy's poor reaction to her mastectomy. Meanwhile, Sue Ellen meets up with Dusty at a hotel.
|Nov. 16, 1979|
|3x11 The Heiress |
Lucy pursues Alan Beam. Pam confronts Bobby about trying to ruin Cliff and as she does so she inadvertently learns about J.R.'s oil deal in Asia.
|Nov. 23, 1979|
|3x12 Ellie Saves the Day |
J.R. must admit that Southfork may be threatened when Asian oil drilling is delayed by storms and his loan on the property is due.
|Nov. 30, 1979|
|3x13 Mother of the Year |
Sue Ellen's continuing post-partum depression and avoidance of John Ross begins to create conflict among the family. Meanwhile, Jock must sell the Asian oil leases in order to keep ...
|Dec. 14, 1979|
|3x14 Return Engagements |
Miss Ellie's sadness over Gary's birthday is short-lived when she learns the he and Val plan to marry in Dallas.
|Dec. 20, 1979|
|3x15 Love and Marriage |
J.R. works to get Bobby back in the office so that Jock will be forced to say home. Pam surrounds herself with her work after losing her baby.
|Dec. 21, 1979|
|3x16 Power Play |
Much to Kristin's surprise, J.R. convinces Alan to marry Lucy.
|Jan. 04, 1980|
|3x17 Paternity Suit |
Digger admits to a reporter that Cliff is the father of John Ross. After the news breaks, a series of custody suits lead to a blood test that determines the paternity of John Ross once ...
|Jan. 11, 1980|
|3x18 Jenna's Return |
As Sue Ellen continues to see Dusty, Bobby meets up with Jenna when Pam leaves town. Meanwhile, Ray and Donna second guess their relationship.
|Jan. 18, 1980|
|3x19 Sue Ellen's Choice |
Sue Ellen receives pressure from Dusty to leave J.R., which ultimately leads Sue Ellen to ask for a divorce. Meanwhile, Bobby and Pam's marriage is also on shaky ground due to Jenna's ...
|Feb. 01, 1980|
|3x20 Second Thoughts |
J.R. tries to convince Alan and Lucy to relocate to Chicago, but Jock works to find Alan a law partnership in Dallas.
|Feb. 08, 1980|
|3x21 Divorce - Ewing Style |
When J.R. learns that Sue Ellen is having him followed, he strikes back by stopping her from taking John Ross away from him by proving she is drinking again.
|Feb. 15, 1980|
|3x22 Jock's Trial (1) |
Cliff investigation of the body found on Southfork leads him to suspect that Jock is to blame.
|Feb. 22, 1980|
|3x23 Jock's Trial (2) |
Jock goes on trial for murder. Sue Ellen begins drinking heavily to deal with Dusty's death.
|Feb. 29, 1980|
|3x24 The Wheeler Dealer |
J.R. continues to try to strike a deal for his Asian oil and Pam sets out to find information on her mother who is believed to be dead.
|Mar. 14, 1980|
|3x25 A House Divided |
Bobby and Pam leave Southfork. Meanwhile, J.R. is shot following the nationalization of the Asian oil wells which ends up ruining competing oil wells.
|Mar. 21, 1980|
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Season 3 Quotes
|Season 3 / Episode 15: - Love and Marriage|
J.R. Ewing: [Sue Ellen is asleep and J.R. is angry & drunk] Sue Ellen, you tramp... The trouble you've caused me... I'm gonna see to it that your lover, the wonderful Mr. Clifford Barnes, is gonna end up on the street. And that goes for his sister, too.
|Season 3 / Episode 14: - Return Engagements|
J.R. Ewing: Sue Ellen, why didn't you call me and let me know what was going on?
Sue Ellen Ewing: Well, maybe it's because I don't care anymore who rules the roost at Southfork. Or maybe, it's, eh, because I enjoy seeing you not get what you want.
J.R. Ewing: Well, If I lose, you lose, too, honey. Just remember that.
Sue Ellen Ewing: Well, maybe I don't care about that anymore either.
Season 3 Trivia
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