J.R. leaves no stone unturned to discover who is gunning for him. J.R.'s efforts to expose the would-be assassin are frustrated by the seemingly airtight alibis of all his enemies, until the gun used in the attack on Bobby is discovered in the home of...
Pam delves deeper into the mystery of Mark's disappearance, J.R. manipulates Cliff Again, Lucy fights over a boy and Bobby and Jenna postpone their wedding. At Southfork, Sue Ellen comes to Jamie's defense and promises to protect her from J.R.
The return of Miss Ellie and Clayton engenders mixed reactions at Southfork as she acknowledges Jamie's resemblance to Jason and Cliff is delighted to learn from a conversation overheard by Mandy that he has J.R. worried.
Miss Ellie takes drastic steps to make Clayton feel secure at Southfork over J.R.'s objections and Bobby's discomfort. Ellie feels that Clayton may be deliberately staying away from home and Donna suggest she remove Jock's portrait from the house.
Bobby and Jenna's wedding day arrives but a mysterious phone call leaves the assembled guests without a bride and groom. Jamie declares she doesn't intend to use the document she possesses against the family, only to prove she is a Ewing.
Bobby is devastated with the news that Jenna married Marchetta and tries to forget her by drinking. Jenna tries to reach Bobby by phone but is prevented from doing so by her husband who forces her to go with him to Laredo, where she gets a shock.
Jenna is arrested for murder, J.R.'s world seems to falling apart and Pam's search is proving fruitless. Jenna pleads not guilty to murdering Marchetta but is denied bail in Laredo and Bobby tries to trace Charlie.
Jenna's trial gets moved to Dallas but she and Bobby are devastated when her defense suffers a serious setback. Jenna's case takes a serious turn after a witness who professed knowing the name of the real killer ends up dead.
Jenna is frightened as her trial begins with a scathing opening statement by the prosecution and Bobby is called to testify against her. Bobby and Jenna are even more distressed after they learn that Veronica's sister is afraid to testify.
J.R. and Bobby prepare to meet Cliff and Jamie in court. Pam stays in the fight against her ex-husband and his brother. New developments make Bobby hopeful that Jenna may have another chance but her bitterness makes her tell Bobby not to see her again.
Lucy and Mitch remarry and move to Atlanta, while Bobby and Pam agree to remarry. Their happiness is cut short when Katherine Wentworth tries to run down Pam with her car. Bobby pushes her out of the way, getting hit by the car, and suffering fatal injuries.