Dallas

  • 1978
  • 14 Seasons
  • drama, family

Power, passion and duplicity drive this landmark saga set at the Southfork ranch, home of the oil-rich Ewing clan and ground zero for prime-time soaps in the late '70s and through the '80s. The most successful prime-time soap in TV history, `Dallas' spawned the popular `Knots Landing' and inspired a plethora of clones, most notably its chief ratings cha (more…)

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Season 3, Episode 12 Ellie Saves the Day

First Aired: November 30, 1979

The Ewings may lose their ranch after mortgaging it to finance J.R.'s oil-drilling scheme. Vaughn Leland: Dennis Patrick. J.R.: Larry Hagman. Connie: Jenna Michaels. Ellie: Barbara Bel Geddes. Jordan Lee: Don Starr. Jock: Jim Davis. Cliff: Ken Kercheval.

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MIXED-ISH - In "mixed-ish," Rainbow Johnson recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the '80s and the constant dilemmas they had to face over whether to assimilate or stay true to themselves. Bow's parents Paul and Alicia decide to move from a hippie commune to the suburbs to better provide for their family. As her parents struggle with the challenges of their new life, Bow and her siblings navigate a mainstream school in which they're perceived as neither black nor white. This family's experiences illuminate the challenges of finding one's own identity when the rest of the world can't decide where you belong. (ABC/Kelsey McNeal)
MYKAL-MICHELLE HARRIS, ARICA HIMMEL, ETHAN WILLIAM CHILDRESS

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