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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 Jason Colby (49 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Jeff Colby (49 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Francesca Colby (49 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Fallon Carrington Colby (49 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Miles Colby (49 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Monica Colby (49 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Sable Colby (49 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Zach Powers (48 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Bliss Colby (45 episodes, 1985-1987)
Ivan Bonar ...
 Henderson / ... (26 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Channing Carter (25 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Constance Colby (24 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Garrett Boydston (20 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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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 »

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The first four episodes feature the extended title "Dynasty II - The Colbys". See more »

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An unsuccessful attempt of an 80's prime-time soap spin-off.
24 June 2001 | by (Providence, Rhode Island) – See all my reviews

This show was a direct spin-off from one of the hottest prime-time soaps in the 1980's, "DYNASTY". "DALLAS" found success with its spin-off, "KNOTS LANDING", so why not "DYNASTY"? Unfortunately, this show traipsed in all-too familiar territory that the viewer found this to be just like every other prime-time soap that was on at the time.

The big draw-card for this show was enlisting big one-time movie stars such as Charlton Heston, Barbara Stanwyck, Katharine Ross and Ricardo Montalban. I confess that I'm glad this show was cancelled after two seasons because it was painful to see the above four actors stooping so low as to sign on to and appear in this trash, and especially one as bad as this. Just like Ava Gardner was to "Knots Landing", Jane Wyman to "Falcon's Crest" and even Anne Baxter to "Hotel", their talent was above par for them to star in shows like this.

If you get the Soap Network Channel, you can actually catch re-runs of The Colbys. Stick to "Dynasty" folks - at least the cat-fights were better!


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