The Colbys (1985–1987)

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This night time spin-off from the then top-rated series "Dynasty" featured the adventures of Jeff and Fallon Colby in California.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 11 nominations. See more awards »
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Complete series cast summary:
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 Jason Colby (49 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Jeff Colby (49 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Fallon Carrington Colby Colby (49 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Sable Scott Colby (49 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Monica Colby (49 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Miles Colby (49 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Zach Powers (49 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Bliss Colby (45 episodes, 1985-1987)
Ivan Bonar ...
 Henderson Palmer (26 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Channing Carter Colby (25 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Constance 'Conny' Colby Patterson (24 episodes, 1985-1986)
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Jeff Colby accepts and offer from his Uncle Jason Colby to work for the family business (ColbyCo). He unknowingly bumps into his ex-wife Fallon Carrington who now has amnesia and has married Miles Colby, Jeff's cousin. Sabella "Sable" Colby made her mark as the scheming vixen to keep her husband Jason close and to stay super rich. Written by Carlos Martinez Jr.

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20 November 1985 (USA)  »

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Die Colbys - Das Imperium  »

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1.33 : 1
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Burt Lancaster was originally considered for the role of Jason Colby, while Katharine Hepburn was considered for the role of Constance Colby. See more »

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Sable Scott Colby: [to Connie] Oh, very good. The old wheels are still turning. Very slowly but they are still turning.
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Ricardo Montalban was credited as "special guest star" despite being in every episode. See more »

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best of the 80's primetime soap...shamelessly underrated!
25 July 2006 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

...this is by far the best of the primetime soap operas of the 80's and terribly underrated to this day...splendid acting...great locations, even the scripts seemed relatively rational in comparison to the other struggling nighttime dramas at this point...(and) miss stephanie beacham steals the whole show in every scene she's in...even the cliffhanging ufo remains one of the most preposterous but, truth be told,breathtaking and courageous season/series endings in soap opera history...this comes highly recommend and there's no possible explanation why this show tanked...besides the fact that it ran opposite "Knots Landing" on CBS during it's second and therefore final season..this series definitely played in a very league of it's own...!


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