Larry Hagman’s final episode ended with conniving Texas oilman J.R. Ewing talking on the phone to his son, John Ross, and the sound of gunfire reminiscent of the “Who Shot J.R.?” cliffhanger in the original CBS series, which aired from 1978 to 1991.
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Forget Southfork and Ewing Energy. Ninety percent of this week’s episode of “‘Dallas,” ‘Guilt and Innocence” took place in the hospital. That turned out to make for a pretty dull… More
I watched the first post-J.R.episode of “Dallas” Monday night with trepidation. Though Larry Hagman was usually only in a few scenes each episode, J.R. was the person viewers tuned in… More
J.R. Ewing was many things: patriarch, schemer, lover, fighter. He was something else that is rarely acknowledged: the prototype for the modern, morally ambiguous television protagonist. There is a direct… More
Tonight, “Dallas” airs an episode over 30 years in the making: the funeral of J.R. “J.R.’s Masterpiece” is a moving tribute to both the iconic television character and the man… More
When “Dallas” lays J.R. Ewing to rest Monday night, it’s clear that his malevolent spirit will live on. Read our preview of this must-see episode …
Who killed J.R.? That’s the mystery propelling “Dallas” through the rest of its second season as a TNT revival.
Imagine the last words of J.R. Ewing, one of television’s smartest, wittiest, most memorable characters of all time. Imagine if you had to craft his final scene from leftover footage… More
This was a strange episode of “Dallas.” J.R. was only in one brief scene that I suspect was supposed to air in the previous episode. I think the out of… More
If you are guilty of a crime, and you confess to committing said crime, you will be convicted. Not even the wit and wisdom of J.R. will be able to… More