Vanessa Beaumont travels to Dallas to retrieve her son James, who is deciding on whether or not to make Southfork his home. James, in an effort to immerse himself into the family, enjoys a day out in the fields with Bobby.
As the investigative committee convenes, the fate of Ewing Oil rests with a troubled, but ambitious Cliff Barnes. Sensing the demise of the Ewings, Carter McKay swoops in for the kill and offers to buy the beleaguered company.
A mesmerized Bobby chases after the phantom woman that could be his beloved wife Pam. J.R. resorts to a bizarre technique to enlist the aid of legendary oil wildcatter Blackie Callahan in his quest for crude in Pride, TX.
Cally and James pull closer together in an effort to fend of J.R.'s evil ways. Michelle vows to strike back at the person responsible for foiling her and April's plan for a single's club -- unaware that the culprit is a formidable force.
Cally and James are driven to vow revenge against the man they both vehemently hate -- J.R. Ewing. Aware that it was his sister Jessica who was trying to murder him, Clayton is further floored when she reveals shocking news about Dusty.
Another high-spirited and unpredictable Southfork wedding plays host to April and Bobby. Cally and James begin their plan of deception to destroy J.R. and Clayton decides to petition the court to assume custody of Jessica's Weststar stock.
J.R., after having secretly committed himself to an insane asylum in an effort to coerce Jessica into signing over to him her shares of Weststar stock, discovers the path to her is littered with bizarre and dangerous patients.
J.R., sequestered in the insane asylum, overcomes having to fit in with the inmates and bedding down a notorious "Black Widow" to successfully coerce Jessica into signing over her Weststar shares to him.