Set in the vineyards of California, this prime-time soap opera featured the conflict within the powerful Gioberti family, owners of the vast Falcon Crest Winery.

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Angela Channing 228 episodes, 1981-1990
...  Lance Cumson 228 episodes, 1981-1990
...  Chao-Li Chi / ... 213 episodes, 1981-1990
...  Richard Channing 209 episodes, 1982-1990
...  Maggie Gioberti / ... 207 episodes, 1981-1989
...  Emma Channing 193 episodes, 1981-1989
...  Melissa Agretti Cumson / ... 178 episodes, 1982-1989
...  Chase Gioberti 155 episodes, 1981-1987
...  Cole Gioberti 140 episodes, 1981-1987
...  Julia Cumson / ... 98 episodes, 1981-1986
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Set in the vineyards of California, this prime-time soap opera featured the conflict within the powerful Gioberti family, owners of the vast Falcon Crest Winery. Written by Phil Fernando

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4 December 1981 (USA)  »

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Maktkamp på Falcon Crest  »

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Ginger Rogers unsuccessfully pursued the role of Maggie's mother Charlotte Pershing, but producers thought she was too old. See more »

Goofs

When Richard Channing takes control of his fathers newspaper he renames it The New San Francisco Globe. Throughout season 2 some establishing shots of the exterior of the building still show the original "The San Francisco Globe" sign. See more »

Quotes

Richard Channing Denault: Angela declared war on me before I even set foot in this valley. I'll tell you what I want. I want her head, and Chase's along side it!
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A Classic Eighties Soap......Aged to Perfection
4 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

Falcon Crest was such a great show! It stood apart from serious-Dallas and campy-Dynasty and rivoted viewers for 9 seasons. Headed by Jane Wyman, the cast and crew rose to the challenge of taking their place beside the classic dramas of Dallas, Dynasty and Knots Landing. With gorgeous on location photography and crisp screenplays....the show was able to capture its own following. Currently airing on SoapNet, this vintage drama has finally been uncorked!


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