I watched every episodes of both the old and new
"Dallas". I was a huge fan when it first aired. I watched
most of the new show but then fell behind a bit last summer
(due to moving) and I just recently caught up on the rest of
the second season. I was very happy to get a DVD of the
third season to watch and review.
The show is still great, although of course it would be
better if Larry Hagman were still around. J.R.'s legacy (as
well as Miss Ellie's) continues today. John Ross
fights with Bobby about drilling (and fracking!) on
Southfork as well as redecorating their family home. He
still beds the two women, like his daddy did (and Sue Ellen
worries about that a lot). He gives Pamela a big ring and
they plan a real wedding. Cliff gets out of jail and causes
more trouble for the Ewings, even though they have
controlling interest in his company now.
Christopher is very upset still by his breakup with
Elena. There's a great scene where he's chopping wood,
wearing a new beard and looking sweaty and intense. LOL!
We know from last season that Elena is now in cahoots with
Cliff as well as an old friend that she went to visit in
Mexico. She definitely has divided loyalties while she tries
to get justice for her family.
We see more of the great bad family the Rylands. Harris
gets out of jail, too, and causes more problems. There are
some wonderful scenes with his mother, played by the great
Judith Light (they go a bit far with her...kind of hard to
watch). They have a seriously twisted family history with
not only each other but his daughter Emma. Emma is not only
still sleeping with John Ross behind everyone's back, she
keeps getting involved with the Ewings in other ways.
In the second episode on March 3, something really shocking
is revealed about one of the Rylands!
There are two new characters added this season. One is
Elena's childhood friend, who is also pretending to be
Cliff's lawyer. He's very handsome and charming. Another is
this ranch girl Heather. Christopher meets her and is
attracted to her.
They have a great old "Dallas" tradition, the Ewing
barbecue, and that's always fun to see. I don't recall
seeing any more classic Dallas characters other than Bobby,
Cliff, and Sue Ellen in these two episodes, but I hope we do
get to see more of Lucy, Ray, Gary et al.
I hope you'll enjoy these new episodes as much as I did.
I can't wait to see what happens next!
MORE INFORMATION: Let the Backstabbing Begin: Season
Three of TNT's Hit Drama Dallas to Launch Monday, Feb. 24
The backstabbing, two-timing, double-crossing drama of TNT's
Dallas is set to return this winter with the launch of the
hit series' third season. Dallas, which follows the internal
and external conflicts facing the oil-rich Ewing family,
stars Jesse Metcalfe, Josh Henderson, Jordana Brewster,
Julie Gonzalo, Brenda Strong, Mitch Pileggi and Emma Bell,
with Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray. The new season will also
see the addition of Juan Pablo Di Pace as a regular cast
member and the return of guest stars Ken Kercheval, Judith
Light, Kuno Becker and Marlene Forte. In addition, AnnaLynne
McCord is set to guest-star in several episodes. Produced
for TNT by Warner Horizon Television, Dallas is slated to
kick off its new season Monday, Feb. 24, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT).
Dallas stars Patrick Duffy as Bobby Ewing, who is now the
senior member of the Ewing family, following the death of
his older brother, J.R. Ewing. Linda Gray stars as Sue Ellen
Ewing, J.R.'s former wife and the mother of his son, John
Ross III (Josh Henderson). Following the death of his
revered father, John Ross is out to prove he can be just as
powerful an ally or enemy as the infamous J.R., and Sue
Ellen is ready to help him any way she can.
Christopher (Jesse Metcalfe), Bobby's adopted son, is still
determined to make a name for himself and his family; but he
continues to reel after his engagement to Elena Ramos (Jordana
Brewster) fell through, and the search for his mother ended
with news that she died in 1989. Elena, having received
important information about the original deed to her
father's land, is now consumed with thoughts of justice for
previous wrongs against her family, including her brother,
Drew (Kuno Becker), and mother, Carmen (Marlene Forte), the
Southfork Ranch housekeeper. To find that justice, Elena has
turned to an old childhood friend, Nicolas Treviño, played
by new cast member Juan Pablo Di Pace, who most recently
starred in the series Camp.
The Ewings' chief nemesis, Cliff Barnes (Ken Kercheval), has
done everything he can to bring the Ewing family down. But
when an attempt to sabotage a Ewing oil rig resulted in
injuring his daughter, Pamela Barnes (Julie Gonzalo), and
killing her and Christopher's unborn twins, Cliff suddenly
found his daughter turning against him. Having helped the
Ewings gain a controlling interest in Barnes Global, Pamela
is now determined to find a happy ending with her new
husband, John Ross, and make a home for herself on Southfork
Ranch. Cliff, meanwhile, awaits trial for the murder of J.R.,
of which he has been accused.
Bobby’s wife, Ann (Brenda Strong), continues to battle with
Harris Ryland (Mitch Pileggi), her scheming ex-husband who
is now in jail for drug smuggling. Ann also continues to
build a relationship with her daughter, Emma (Emma Bell), a
sheltered beauty who has teamed up with John Ross to stir up
trouble for her father, Harris. Things become even more
difficult for Ann with the return of Harris' controlling
mother, Judith (Judith Light).
The third season of Dallas will introduce viewers to
Heather, a 20-something ranch hand and single mother, played
by AnnaLynne McCord, who was recently seen as Naomi Clark on
90210. When Heather's ex-husband returns, bringing turmoil
back into her life and the life of her 5-year-old son,
Christopher steps in to help.
Dallas premiered in 2012 and finished the year as one of
basic cable's Top 10 new dramas. In its second season,
Dallas drew more than 3.8 million viewers, with 1.7 million
adults 25-54. Shot on location in the title city, Dallas was
developed by executive producer Cynthia Cidre from the
series created by David Jacobs. Serving as executive
producers with Cidre are Michael M. Robin, Robert Rovner and
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