Patrick Duffy goes back to work on "Dallas" at the end of this week, doing a much-anticipated episode he realizes will be sad, yet maintains will be joyous as well.
The story in question -- the farewell to J.R. Ewing, the truly iconic character played by the recently deceased Larry Hagman -- will be televised several weeks into Season 2 of TNT's reboot of the classic serial, which begins Monday, Jan. 28.
New developments on the show include Bobby Ewing's (Duffy) discovery that he has a stepdaughter (cast newcomer Emma Bell), but J.R. and Hagman still are integral to the first six episodes. And Duffy confirms the character and actor will continue to loom large over the series.
"I've read it, so I know what it is, and I know how it's going to play out." Duffy tells Zap2it of the show's goodbye to J.R. "The anticipation I »
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