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Dallas: J.R. Returns (1996)

Years after J.R. Ewing lost Ewing Oil and apparently committed suicide, we learn that he is alive and well. He returns to Dallas, and plots to bring his family back together, and regain control of Ewing Oil from arch-enemy Cliff Barnes.

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Years after J.R. Ewing lost Ewing Oil and apparently committed suicide, we learn that he is alive and well. He returns to Dallas, and plots what could be his greatest scheme: Bringing his family back together, and regaining control of Ewing Oil from arch-enemy Cliff Barnes. Will he be successful? Written by Phil Fernando

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In the scene where Bobby (Patrick Duffy) encounters J.R. (Larry Hagman) at Southfork for the first time, Bobby offers J.R. a drink, but J.R. refuses, citing doctor's advice. This film was filmed and aired less than four months after Larry Hagman's liver transplant in July 1996. J.R. was drinking again in the 2012 sequel to Dallas. See more »

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When Bobby Ewing rescues Julia Cunningham from the back of a galloping horse, the ground changes several times between grass in the long shots to sand in the close-ups. See more »

Quotes

John Ross Ewing III: [after JR appears screwed by Cliff because he sold Ewing Oil to Bobby and Sue Ellen] Dad, I don't understand, why are you smiling? You just lost Ewing Oil?
John Ross 'J.R.' Ewing, Jr.: Son, you don't understand. Ewing Oil is back in Ewing hands. Your Uncle Bobby is no longer going to sell Southfork, and is back in the oil business. I am the Chairman of the Board of Weststar. Your mother is back at Southfork, and you are going to remain in Dallas to learn the oil business under the best damn oil man there ever was.
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DALLAS there is nothing out that can compare to the acting as the actors acted in the series.To me there has been no series out that any one actor has compared to the actor JR EWING.I wish somebody would get all the episodes on vhs or dvd soon.


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