21 March 2014 8:14 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

It's March 21 and on this day in 1980, millions watched with mouths agape as Dallas wrong 'un Jr Ewing (Larry Hagman) was felled by a mystery gunman.

Eight months passed before Jr's assailant was exposed, with a media frenzy preceding the reveal quite unlike anything TV has seen before or since.

Digital Spy presents five more of television's greatest whodunits - a quintet of quality shows that attempted to recapture the hysteria of 'Who Shot Jr?'.

Warning: Contains mild spoilers!

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