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Followed by 

Dynasty: The Reunion (1991) (TV Series)

Remade as 

Dynasty (TV Movie)
A reboot of the original series.


The Colbys (1985) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

At the Movies: The Long Good Friday/Class of 1984/Lola/Pink Floyd The Wall (1982) (TV Episode)
In his review of "Homework" (1982), Gene Siskel notes that Joan Collins is from this TV series.
Too Close for Comfort: Do You Take This Woman Again? (1982) (TV Episode)
Charlotte says she is watching Dynasty when Henry and Muriel arrive to renew their vows.
Are You Being Served?: Calling All Customers (1983) (TV Episode)
When the staff are gathered in Mr. Rumbold's office and they discuss the different plot ideas they've sent in, Mr. Rumbold thinks the heroine in Mrs. Slocombe's suggestion is too old, to which she replies "A lot of men prefer older women. I mean what about that Joan Collins in that 'Dynasty'?
Remington Steele: My Fair Steele (1983) (TV Episode)
After Steele points out all of the family members to her, Roxie states, "This is better than Dynasty."
Cheers: Norman's Conquest (1984) (TV Episode)
Carla: "The only difference between the real world and Dynasty is that they have better haircuts."
Saturday Night Live: Eddie Murphy/Robert Plant & The Honeydrippers (1984) (TV Episode)
Watched as research in 'White Like Me'
Gimme a Break!: TV or Not TV (1984) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Kinderen voor kinderen: Kinderen voor kinderen 5 (1984) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing the song "Treuzeltechniek"
T.J. Hooker: Street Bait (1985) (TV Episode)
Dave Manetti mentions TV series by name
Webster: Strike Up the Band (1985) (TV Episode)
Webster mentions it as "that show where everybody is mean to one another."
Saturday Night Live: Pamela Sue Martin/Power Station (1985) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the monologue and in the Linda Evans & Joan Collins Catfight Album
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Robert Blake/Christie Brinkley (1985) (TV Episode)
Robert Blake comments on his new TV movie being aired opposite the show
Night of 100 Stars II (1985) (TV Movie)
Part of the "TV Stars" segment
Moonlighting: Next Stop Murder (1985) (TV Episode)
David mentions "Dynasty Episode #88"
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: JoBeth Williams/Elya Baskin/Dr. Jim King (1985) (TV Episode)
Johnny comments on new dolls based on Alexis and Krystle
Fletch (1985)
Fletch wants to go watch the last 10 min. of Dynasty with Sally during the final showdown.
My Science Project (1985)
Referenced by Vinnie
EastEnders: Episode #1.51 (1985) (TV Episode)
Michelle suggests a name for the new baby. She says, "Yeah, well, Blake would be nice, after that bloke in Dynasty. That has a bit of class that has."
Moonlighting: The Dream Sequence Always Rings Twice (1985) (TV Episode)
David says that without infidelity there wouldn't be this show.
Girls on Top: Cancel Toast (1985) (TV Episode)
Amanda and Candice discuss the then-current storyline of "Dynasty."
Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks/Sade (1985) (TV Episode)
Title mentoined during Entertainment Tonight cold opening
Mia gynaikara sta bouzoukia (1985)
Characters watch this show on TV
The Golden Girls: In a Bed of Rose's (1986) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Saturday Night Live: Dudley Moore/Al Green (1986) (TV Episode)
Referenced during 'Miss Pregnant Teenage America Pageant'.
Saturday Night Live: Ron Reagan/The Nelsons (1986) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned on Weekend Update
Punky Brewster: Changes: Part 2 (1986) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Who's the Boss?: Angela's New Best Friend (1986) (TV Episode)
Diane quotes a line from the show
Sex Violence & Values: Changing Images (1986) (TV Movie)
TV series mentioned by Carole Simpson.
Saturday Night Live: Oprah Winfrey/Joe Jackson (1986) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Cabrini Green & Mom
Saturday Night Live: Catherine Oxenberg and Paul Simon/Ladysmith Black Mambazo (1986) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned and characters appear during Catherine Oxenberg's monologue
Rate It X (1986)
"Dynasty" is visible on a magazine cover.
Mama's Family: Mama and Dr. Brothers (1986) (TV Episode)
Thelma says teenage vixens crumbling marriages begin like an episode of Dynasty
Los presuntos (1986)
This TV series is mentioned in a conversation
Oi gomenes tou Charlie (1986) (Video)
Referenced by Charlie
Keratas kai... darmenos (1986) (Video)
Mentioned by Dina
Kate & Allie: Louis in Love (1987) (TV Episode)
This show is referred to by name.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
Jennifer says she would like to be an actress and play in series like "Dallas" and "Dynasty".
Charles in Charge: Dating (1987) (TV Episode)
Walter mentions this show by name.
Designing Women: Seams from a Marriage (1987) (TV Episode)
Charlene: If John Forsythe's too stupid to tell Linda Evans from an impostor, I don't want to wear his cologne.
Wogan: Episode dated 15 May 1987 (1987) (TV Episode)
All of tonights guests are from this show
The Twilight Zone: Joy Ride/Shelter Skelter/Private Channel (1987) (TV Episode)
Greg refers to the seres.
Super Gran: Supergran and the Heir Apparent (1987) (TV Episode)
Joan Collins and her character Alexis are referenced by the Scunner and Miz Witherspoon
The Lost Boys (1987)
Sam says, "Been watching too much Dynasty, bud?"
Punky Brewster: Hands Across the Halls (1987) (TV Episode)
Punky does an imitation of Alexis Carrington
Night Visitors (1987) (Video)
It is referenced.
Turn on to T-Bag: Bubble Boy (1988) (TV Episode)
Soap tycoon J.R.'s wife is named Krystle
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
Debbie forgets to do her homework everyday because she's addicted to "Dynasty" and Sheila advises her to get a VCR.
Zeg 'ns Aaa: Kwissen (1988) (TV Episode)
Koos says Mien looks good enough to play a role in Dynasty
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Series 1 Compilation 2 (1988) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by John Sessions
Night Court: The Trouble Is Not in Your Set (1989) (TV Episode)
Character reference
Spijkerhoek: Tegenmaatregelen (1989) (TV Episode)
Monique says Dynasty is about to start on TV
On the Waterfront: Episode #3.5 (1989) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during The Flashing Blade
Longtime Companion (1989)
one of the guys mentions it to his friends while they're watching TV
The Best of Eddie Murphy: Saturday Night Live (1989) (Video)
Mentioned in White Like Me
Taking Care of Business (1990)
Jimmy exclaims he feels as if he's in "Dynasty" when he enters Spencer's house for the first time.
Paris Is Burning (1990)
mentioned twice
Designing Women: Keep the Homes Fires Burning (1990) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Designing Women: My Daughter, Myself (1990) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Our Sons (1991) (TV Movie)
Luanne says that Audrey's house reminds her of Dynasty, and then says "the problem with America is that everyone wants to be Dynasty, but there isn't enough room."
Kvartetti (1991) (TV Mini-Series)
Dynasty's theme song can be heard in the background at one moment of this mini-series.
Baywatch: Showdown at Malibu Beach High (1992) (TV Episode)
Matt Brody compares Courtney Bremmer to Alexis Carrington
Roundhouse: TV on Trial (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in "Don't Make Me Give It Up" rap.
Le sourire (1994)
one of Tututt's favorite show
Friends: The One with the Ick Factor (1995) (TV Episode)
Monica says that she feels like Joan Collins because she has a younger boyfriend
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: As Westbridge Turns (1997) (TV Episode)
Sabrina and Libby have a "cat fight" in the fountain like the women on Dynasty.
Lukas: Steueraffäre (1998) (TV Episode)
Hummel mentions "Alexis Carrington Colby Dexter". (Actress Ursula Heyer was the German dubbing voice of Joan Collins.)
Histeria!: China (1998) (TV Episode)
Will & Grace: William, Tell (1998) (TV Episode)
mentions it
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Eddie Murphy (1998) (Video)
Watched as research during 'White Like Me'
V.I.P.: Escape from Val-catraz (1999) (TV Episode)
Val says she's having a Dynasty moment when Mrs. Murdoch makes her entrance down the stairs.
Ajlawju (1999)
characters make comments about Dynasty
Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker (1999) (TV Special)
"...like it's Dynasty"...
Brookside: Double Take! (1999) (Video)
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 2 (1999) (TV Special)
"Hollywood Screen Tests, Pt. 2" features many movies and tv shows in reference to the stars featured.
Family Guy: I Am Peter, Hear Me Roar (2000) (TV Episode)
Lois gets into a catfight similar to the one's on this soap
Just Shoot Me!: Choosing to Be Super (2000) (TV Episode)
"I can't believe we watched Dynasty over the phone with you!"
EastEnders: Episode dated 29 May 2001 (2001) (TV Episode)
Billy says, "Well, I tried to get into his office earlier on but his door was locked. And one of the barmen said that there were some really strange noises coming from inside. Then one of the delivery drivers said that there was this mysterious woman floating about first thing. All dolled up like that bird that used to come on the telly... now what was her name? Alexis Carrington, Dynasty."
Me Without You (2001)
Ca. 38 minutes into the film, Marinas roommate witnesses the tumultous break-up between her and her boyfriend and comments, "This is better than 'Dynasty'."
E! True Hollywood Story: Dynasty (2001) (TV Episode)
Story tackles the tv series.
The Trip (2002)
Intimate Portrait: Emma Samms (2002) (TV Episode)
Do Over: Rock 'n' Roll Parking Lot (2002) (TV Episode)
Isabelle refers to the series.
Mambo Italiano (2003)
Little Angelo is copying the dialogue from TV; he writes "Kristal: You Bitch! Alexis: You Bitch!"
Behind the Couch: The Making of 'Frasier' (2003) (Video)
Referenced by name
Less Than Perfect: All About Claude (2003) (TV Episode)
Carl talks about the show.
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Charlie's Angels' (2004) (TV Movie)
Foreshadowed in dialog when John Forsyth records his lines
High Chaparall: Robert Englund (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Gilmore Girls: Afterboom (2004) (TV Episode)
Lorelai compares Jason's parents to the Carringtons.
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Mork & Mindy (2005) (TV Movie)
Title is seen on Frank's scheduling board
Have I Got News for You: Episode #29.6 (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Comeback: Valerie Stands Out on the Red Carpet (2005) (TV Episode)
Valerie tells Billy that she has already contacted Nolan Miller about designer her red carpet dress, to which he replies, "Nolan 'Dynasty' Miller?".
Películas para no dormir: Cuento de navidad (2005) (TV Movie)
Some character mentions this TV-series.
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Diff'rent Strokes' (2006) (TV Movie)
This show is one of the squares on the network schedule board.
The Cult of...: The Brothers (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Cult of...: Howards' Way (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Wrecking Crew! (2008)
One of the numerous movies listed in which Tommy Tedesco played guitar.
Fila ton vatraho sou: Episode #1.23 (2008) (TV Episode)
Weltspiegel: Episode dated 31 August 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in voice-over during the Gambia segment.
Come Dine with Me: Preston: Dawn (2009) (TV Episode)
Bernard mentions the show by name.
RuPaul's Drag Race: Queens of all Media (2009) (TV Episode)
Debra Wilson says Shannel's challenge dress is reminiscent of Alexis Carrington.
Hell's Kitchen: Episode #4.9 (2009) (TV Episode)
Zoe Lucker mentions Linda Evans' starring in Dynasty.
Make It or Break It: Where's Marty (2009) (TV Episode)
When the Keelers see the Cruzs' home, Kim jokes about Blake and Krystle Carrington living there.
Family Guy: Road to the Multiverse (2009) (TV Episode)
Brian uses the name Blake Carrington in the dog universe.
Supernatural: I Believe the Children Are Our Future (2009) (TV Episode)
dean mentions that his babysitter used to watch dynasty
Greek: The Wish-Pretzel (2009) (TV Episode)
Evan asks Cappie if he's been watching Dynasty after Cappie talks about the Chambers family discussing extramarital affiairs, feuding families, oil and murder.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.46 (2009) (TV Episode)
Heather Locklear lists the show among the Aaron Spelling-produced series she appeared on
Boy (2010)
Boy has sibling friends who are named Dallas, Dynasty and Falcon Crest.
The Romantics (2010)
mentioned in dialogue
RTL Boulevard: Episode #11.70 (2010) (TV Episode)
The recent death of two cast members are mentioned in contrast with the show
Parenthood: Perchance to Dream (2010) (TV Episode)
when Kristina shows Julia and Sarah what she intends to wear for the campaign job, Julia asks if she's on Dynasty.
This Is England '86: Episode #1.2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Trudy (to Gadget): "Call me Krystle, I'll call you Blake".
Family Guy: And Then There Were Fewer (2010) (TV Episode)
Stewie sings the theme song for Brian, making up words.
The Cleveland Show: Another Bad Thanksgiving (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Janet
Jeopardy!: Episode #27.68 (2010) (TV Episode)
Alexis Hawley says she was named after Joan Collins' character on the show
Weekend Weekend: Episode #1.8 (2011) (TV Episode)
They talked about the series
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.90 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay asks an audience member named Blake if he used to be on the show
Bob's Burgers: Synchronized Swimming (2012) (TV Episode)
Linda mentions that she has it on VHS.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.114 (2012) (TV Episode)
Debbie Gibson says that "Mega Python vs. Gatoroid" featured her and Tiffany having "'Dynasty'-esque catfights"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.164 (2012) (TV Episode)
Seth MacFarlane says the show is popular in England
America's Next Top Model: The Girl Who Makes the Grade (2012) (TV Episode)
Laura mentions her dad played Jeff Colby on Dynasty
America's Next Top Model: The Girl Who Cries Home (2012) (TV Episode)
Laura mentions that her dad was on Dynasty
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.136 (2012) (TV Episode)
Lavell mentions the show by name.
America's Next Top Model: The Girl Who Does What Tyler Perry Says (2012) (TV Episode)
Laura mentions that her dad was on Dynasty
Moone Boy: Another Prick in the Wall (2012) (TV Episode)
"Dynasty" is Martin's favourite TV series.
America's Next Top Model: The Girl Who Licks the Floor (2012) (TV Episode)
Laura mentions that her dad was on Dynasty
Torka aldrig tårar utan handskar: Sjukdomen (2012) (TV Episode)
Theme music is heard from a television set.
Happily Divorced: A Star Is Reborn (2012) (TV Episode)
when the guard doesn't recognize Joan Collins, Fran mentions "Dynasty".
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.66 (2013) (TV Episode)
Courteney Cox says she was surprised that a Tampax commercial she did aired during the show and not just during daytime soap operas
Modern Family: Party Crasher (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Apprentice: I'm Being Punked by a Jackson (2013) (TV Episode)
show mentioned when looking at a shiny dress
Ida, Be Thy Name: The Frightful Females of Fear (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
EastEnders: Episode dated 11 September 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jeff and Fallon's marriage mentioned.
Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th (2013) (Video)
The series is mentioned.
Kill Buljo 2 (2013)
Character named "Bleik Carrington"
The Hotwives of Orlando: Say You, Séance (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in a discussion about Aaron Spelling
The McCarthys: Pilot (2014) (TV Episode)
Marjorie says Jackie is dressed like she's on "Dynasty".
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Ryan Seacrest/Taraji P. Henson/Maddie & Tae (2015) (TV Episode)
Taraji P. Henson describes her new series Empire as a combination of The Sopranos, a hiphop version of Glee and Dynasty
Moone Boy: Where the Streets Do Have Names (2015) (TV Episode)
Liam compares Sharon to Joan Collins.
RuPaul's Drag Race: Born Naked (2015) (TV Episode)
Kathy Griffin tells Miss Fame that she loves a pointed shoulder and "let's just all go back to Dynasty while we can."
Coronation Street: Episode #1.8640 (2015) (TV Episode)
Sean mentions the show.
The Unauthorized Melrose Place Story (2015) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.41 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a possible answer to a question about which show Aaron Spelling was not an executive producer of asked when William and the Chaser go head to head.
Fresh Off the Boat: Huangsgiving (2015) (TV Episode)
Jessica mentions that her mother and Oscar Chow like to reenact scenes from 'Dynasty'.
Joy (2015)
The show is mentioned by name.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #7.21 (2016) (TV Episode)
Subject of a question
The Cinema Snob: Second Glance (2016) (TV Episode)
"Dude, your life is now an episode of Dynasty."
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.61 (2016) (TV Episode)
Issa Schultz is asked a question about who played Alexis in the TV drama during the Final Chase.
The Cinema Snob: Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (2016) (TV Episode)
"...and Dynasty here wants to bang Nick so hard..."
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.80 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "What's Your Favorite Soap?" category

Featured in 

Battle of the Network Stars XIV (1983) (TV Special)
Clip seen with John James and Kathleen Beller. A second clip seen with Heather Locklear and Jack Coleman.
Big Business (1988)
Sadie watches this show on TV
Zomergasten: Episode #4.3 (1991) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this series is shown in this episode
Traffic (2000)
ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration (2003) (TV Special)
A clip from this show appears.
I Love the '80s Strikes Back: 1981 (2003) (TV Episode)
Clips from the television series are shown while the cast comment on it.
TV Land Moguls (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
shown in Aaron Spelling segment
Retrosexual: The 80's (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
The 100 Most Memorable TV Moments (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
They are in the 100 Greatest Moments
Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure (2005) (TV Movie)
Behind-the-scenes docudrama about the series
Screenwipe: Episode #1.3 (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Screenwipe: Episode #2.2 (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in rant about clip shows.
50 Greatest Families (2008) (TV Movie)
Carrington family featured
House of Harrington (2008) (Short)
Clips are featured.
House of Boys (2009)
Clips shown with Krystal Carrington (Linda Evans) and Daniel Reece (Rock Hudson).
20 to 1: 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on power dressing.
TV!TV!TV!: Reality TV (2011) (TV Episode)
They showed clip from the series
Weekend Weekend: Episode #1.4 (2011) (TV Episode)
They show a clip from the tv-serie
Pioneers of Television: Primetime Soaps (2013) (TV Episode)
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: Shop 'til You Drop (2013) (TV Episode)
Video clips are shown.
The Dark, Krystle (2013) (Short)
Uses clips from the program throughout the film.
Count It Down: Guilty Pleasure TV Shows (2013) (TV Movie)
"Dynasty" is #3.
Loose Women: Episode #19.1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #7.21 (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip shown
The Eighties: Raised on Television (2016) (TV Episode)
clips shown
A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Watched on TV

Spoofed in 

Copy Cats: Episode #1.5 (1985) (TV Episode)
Joan Colins/Alexis Colby appears in the in Rovers Return sketch as played by Jessica Martin
Dynastia ala ellinika (1986) (Video)
A rich family, the title and the names of the characters
O dynasteias (1986)
Dynastud (1986) (Video)
Title reflects the connection. Two characters are named Adam and Steven, with Steven -- a loose reference to gay Dynasty character Steven Carrington -- named Steven Harrington.
Dy-nasty (1988)
porn parody.
Roseanne: First Cousin, Twice Removed (1993) (TV Episode)
Roseanne mentions Ronnie stole her boyfriend Blake
The Nanny: Kissing Cousins (1997) (TV Episode)
Fran envisions a fantasy sequence, with herself as Alexis, C.C. as Krystle and Maxwell as Blake.
The PJs: Cliffhangin' with Mr. Super (2000) (TV Episode)
Opening titles being spoofed for this episode
American Dad!: Roger Codger (2005) (TV Episode)
Roger watches it on tv. Several other appearance through-out the whole episode.
For Pete's Wake! (2007)
The film is a spoof of television soap operas, including Dynasty.
Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts (2008) (Video Game)
Level intro to Jiggoseum is a parody of Dynasty's intro.
Ugly Betty: The Past Presents the Future (2010) (TV Episode)
The fight between Claire and Wilhelmina, where they end up falling into a pool yet continue to fight, is a spoof of the legendary pool-fight between Krystle and Alexis in Dynasty.
Old Dogs & New Tricks: Best Laid Plans (2013) (TV Episode)
This episode continues a spoof of the "lily pond catfight" between Krystle (Linda Evans) and Alexis (Joan Collins) when arch-rivals Nathan (Leon Acord) and Nelson (Bruce L. Hart) tumble into a pool exchanging blows.
Old Dogs & New Tricks: Homo for the Holidays (2014) (TV Episode)
This episode contains the annual "catfight" between Nathan & Nelson (Leon Acord, Bruce L. Hart), which is an homage to the frequent catights on Dynasty between Krystle & Alexis (Linda Evans & Joan Collins).
Robot Chicken: Blackout Window Heatstroke (2016) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Who's Doing the Dishes?: Jay Aston (2016) (TV Episode)
The show's opening titles are spoofed.

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