The residents of Knots Landing, a coastal suburb of Los Angeles, deal with various issues such as infidelity, health scares, rape, murder, kidnapping, assassinations, drug smuggling, corporate intrigue and criminal investigations.

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Karen MacKenzie / ... 344 episodes, 1979-1993
...  Gary Ewing 344 episodes, 1979-1993
...  Valene Ewing / ... 327 episodes, 1979-1993
...  M. 'Mack' Patrick MacKenzie / ... 291 episodes, 1982-1993
...  Gregory Sumner / ... 269 episodes, 1983-1993
...  Abby Ewing / ... 236 episodes, 1980-1993
Pat Petersen ...  Michael Fairgate 203 episodes, 1979-1991
Constance McCashin ...  Laura Avery / ... 200 episodes, 1979-1992
...  Paige Matheson 181 episodes, 1986-1993
...  Lilimae Clements 165 episodes, 1980-1987
...  Olivia Cunningham / ... 145 episodes, 1980-1990
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A popular night time soap opera, it followed the adventures of five families living in a coastal suburb of Los Angeles in California: Gary and Valene Ewing, relatives of the popular Ewing clan of Dallas; Sid and Karen Fairgate, their all-American neighbors; the troubled Richard and Laura Avery; young newlyweds Kenny and Ginger Ward; and divorcee Abby Cunningham, Sid's scheming sister. Written by Phil Fernando

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Producers originally had Sid Fairgate survive the car crash. Don Murray asked to be released from his contract, so they had Sid die. Murray later regretted his decision to leave. See more »

Quotes

Garrison Arthur 'Gary' Ewing: [handing Abby a copy of what he'll settle for in their divorce settlement] Here, this should be to your liking.
Abby Fairgate Cunningham Ewing Sumner: It's nice, but it's not enough.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hangar 18 (1989) See more »

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I miss this show
22 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

I grew up with this show and watched it the entire run.So much better and alittle more down to earth then the other shows, Knots was a show with Great characters and characters you either loved or loved to hate. I wish they'd bring it back for more Movie specials.


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