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Season 8

28 Sep. 1984
Killer at Large
J.R. panics when he realizes that the bullets that brought down Bobby were meant for him. As Bobby's shooting occurred in J.R.'s office, it's apparent that his brother was the intended victim.
5 Oct. 1984
Battle Lines
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...
12 Oct. 1984
If at First You Don't Succeed
J.R. fears for his life when the investigation into Bobby's shooting takes an unexpected turn that leaves the police baffled as the assailant prepares to strike again.
19 Oct. 1984
Southfork has a mystery guest. The would-be assassin is interrupted during a second deadly attempt at murder. However, the discovery may have come too late to save the victim.
26 Oct. 1984
Jamie gets acquainted with the Ewings and a skeptical J.R. demands she prove her identity, but Sue Ellen assures her that she is part of the family.
2 Nov. 1984
Shadow of a Doubt
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.
9 Nov. 1984
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.
16 Nov. 1984
Oil Baron's Ball III
J.R.'s manipulations are evident at the annual Oil Barons Ball as the Ewing and Barnes families face off with Pam the likely loser.
23 Nov. 1984
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.
30 Nov. 1984
Bobby and Jenna are frantic when Charlie disappears, Clayton still feels like an outsider at Southfork and Pam interprets new evidence as proof that Mark is alive.
7 Dec. 1984
Barbecue Five
J.R. is delighted that no Barnes are in attendance at the Ewings' annual barbecue at Southfork but he receives a shock from Jamie which spoils his fun.
14 Dec. 1984
Do You Take This Woman?
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.
21 Dec. 1984
Deja Vu
Bobby thinks Jenna intentionally ran out on him and with that the wedding is cancelled. Bobby is stunned to find Jenna with Marchetta.
28 Dec. 1984
Odd Man Out
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.
4 Jan. 1985
Lockup in Laredo
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.
11 Jan. 1985
Winds of War
Jamie leaves Southfork and her hatred of J.R. teams her up with Cliff and alienates her from Sue Ellen.
25 Jan. 1985
Bail Out
Jenna is reunited with Charlie after she is released on bail and tells Bobby she won't marry him when the trial hangs over her head.
1 Feb. 1985
Legacy of Hate
J.R. realizes what a precarious position he has put his family in after he, Bobby, and Ellie are legally notified that Cliff and Jamie are suing for their share of Ewing Oil.
8 Feb. 1985
Sins of the Fathers
Futher documentation is discovered verifying the document dividing Ewing Oil between the Barneses and the two factions of the Ewings.
15 Feb. 1985
The Brothers Ewing
The pending fight for Ewing Oil brings J.R., Bobby, and Ray closer together but J.R.'s schemes alienate Miss Ellie and Clayton.
22 Feb. 1985
Shattered Dreams
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.
1 Mar. 1985
Dead Ends
Pam finally gets to see the patient she and Sue Ellen have traveled so far to find and J.R. and Cliff create an unpleasant incident.
8 Mar. 1985
Trial & Error
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.
15 Mar. 1985
The Verdict
The jury decides Jenna's fate. The energy commission shuts down one of J.R.'s fields because of contamination and J.R. arranges a surprise for its chairman after promising to finance his campaign.
29 Mar. 1985
Charlie's welfare is uppermost in Jenna's mind as she is found guilty of murder and awaits sentencing.
12 Apr. 1985
Terms of Estrangement
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.
19 Apr. 1985
The Ewing Connection
J.R., Bobby, and Ray are intrigued by the stranger who claims he can help them save Ewing Oil but Cliff is worried when he finds out that the man is Jamie's brother.
3 May 1985
Deeds and Misdeeds
Cliff and Jamie are married, unaware that the Ewing brothers have new evidence in the fight for Ewing Oil.
10 May 1985
The fight for Ewing Oil goes to the courts with the Ewing brothers confident that Amanda's evidence will prove more powerful than the documents Cliff and Jamie possess.
17 May 1985
Swan Song
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.

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