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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Each episode cost approximately $1 million to make. This made it one of the most expensive TV series of the 1980s. Such costs were also a factor in the series cancellation. See more »

Quotes

Jason Colby: I don't trust you either. I don't take kindly to a married man making a play for my daughter.
Sen. Cash Cassidy: Stay out of this - it's none of your business.
Jason Colby: My family is my business. If I ever see you touch her again, you won't be able to run far enough or fast enough. If you don't believe me - *boy* - you ask your father what it's like to cross me.
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Ricardo Montalban was credited as "special guest star" despite being in every episode. See more »

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Referenced in Mama's Family: Cat's Meow (1986) See more »

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Correction to Previous Comment
9 August 2001 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

The "The Colbys" was a spin off of "Dynasty", not "Dallas" as Aussie Stud states above. C'mon, people, some of us take our classic night time dramas very seriously. Unfortunately, the powerhouse case of "The Colbys" couldn't combat horrific writing and implausible and contrived storylines. Ah....the 80's.


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