Set in Tuscany Valley, a fictional city outside of San Francisco, this serial centered on 2 separate rich wine families, Angela Channing, corruptive matriarch who headed the Falcon Crest winery and raised Julia & Emma, and Chase & Maggie Gioberti, who moved from New York to California with grown-up kids, Cole & Victoria, to start a new life with their family.
Last Episode09x22 Home Again Aired: May. 18, 1990
As Richard and Lauren enjoy their wedding at the winery, Richard agrees to sell Falcon Crest back to Angela on the condition that half will go …
Series Fun Facts
- SPOILER: After the character, Melissa Agretti, was killed off in 1988, actress Ana Alicia was still under contract and came back some months later as Melissa's look-a-like 'Samantha Ross'.
- The role of Lorraine Prescott was initially offered to Ally Sheedy.
- The pilot filmed for Falcon Crest was entitled "The Vintage Years." In it, Angela (still played by Jane Wyman but in a gray wig) has two children: the alcoholic Dorcas (played by Abby Dalton)…
[show]The pilot filmed for Falcon Crest was entitled "The Vintage Years." In it, Angela (still played by Jane Wyman but in a gray wig) has two children: the alcoholic Dorcas (played by Abby Dalton) and Richard Channing (played by Michael Swan). Richard is a Vietnam vet who fights for a place in his mother's good favor. Although there is no Emma, there was a subplot of a mysterious woman locked in the attic crying for her mother. In this version, the roles of Chase and Maggie were played by Clu Gulager and Samantha Eggar.