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Dynasty 

The trials and tribulations of two feuding families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, both oil rich families in Denver, Colorado.
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Won 5 Golden Globes. Another 19 wins & 67 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
John Forsythe ...  Blake Carrington 218 episodes, 1981-1989
Linda Evans ...  Krystle Carrington / ... 210 episodes, 1981-1989
Joan Collins ...  Alexis Carrington Colby / ... 205 episodes, 1981-1989
Gordon Thomson ...  Adam Carrington 183 episodes, 1982-1989
John James ...  Jeff Colby 169 episodes, 1981-1989
Michael Nader ...  Dex Dexter 152 episodes, 1983-1989
Jack Coleman ...  Steven Carrington 150 episodes, 1982-1988
Heather Locklear ...  Sammy Jo Dean Carrington / ... 128 episodes, 1981-1989
Pamela Bellwood ...  Claudia Blaisdel / ... 120 episodes, 1981-1986
Pamela Sue Martin ...  Fallon Carrington Colby / ... 88 episodes, 1981-1985
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Storyline

The saga of a wealthy Denver family in the oil business: Blake Carrington (John Forsythe), the patriarch; Krystle (Linda Evans), his former secretary and wife; his children: Adam (Gordon Thomson), lost in childhood after a kidnapping; Fallon (Pamela Sue Martin and Emma Samms), pampered and spoiled; Steven (Jack Coleman), openly gay; and Amanda (Catherine Oxenberg), hidden from him by his ex-wife, the conniving Alexis (Dame Joan Collins). Most of the show features the conflict between two large corporations, Blake's Denver Carrington and Alexis' ColbyCo. Written by Phil Fernando

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Synopsis Greed. Seduction. Betrayal. Revenge. Dynasty has it all and more!

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dynasty See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(218 episodes) | (220 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

One area in which the series was the undisputed champ against Dallas (1978) was fashion. While Dallas had common, undistinguished clothing for its characters, Dynasty fashion was so popular and influential on television, it started its own industry. Linda Evans and Dame Joan Collins started their own popular fashion lines, and magazine covers across the country celebrated Dynasty fashion. Dynasty, with its glamorous women's power suits and shoulder pads, redefined fashion for the eighties. In an attempt to combat its rival, Dallas producers employed Costume Designer Travilla in 1984. See more »

Quotes

Krystle: What are you talking about?
Alexis: I'm talking about a woman who has done everything in her power to alienate my daughter from me. Namely you.
Krystle: Alienate? That's a word they invented for you, Alexis.
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Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.164 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Dynasty Opening Theme
Composed by Bill Conti
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its voice
14 June 2017 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

the duel between Linda Evans and Joan Collins. this is the basic memory about the competitor of "Dallas", trip in a dark and game of appearances world. its virtue - the science to give a special voice in the family of soap opera. the fine art of tension and mystery and evil and good intentions and nice portrait of rich people. and this fact did "Dinasty" a must see again for the fans of genre. so, a modern fairy tale. inspired. and charming.


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