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The Colbys 

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This spin-off of Dynasty (1981) featured the adventures of Jeff and Fallon Colby in California.
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1987   1986   1985  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Charlton Heston ...  Jason Colby 49 episodes, 1985-1987
John James ...  Jeff Colby 49 episodes, 1985-1987
Katharine Ross ...  Francesca Colby 49 episodes, 1985-1987
Emma Samms ...  Fallon Carrington Colby 49 episodes, 1985-1987
Maxwell Caulfield ...  Miles Colby 49 episodes, 1985-1987
Tracy Scoggins ...  Monica Colby 49 episodes, 1985-1987
Stephanie Beacham ...  Sable Colby 49 episodes, 1985-1987
Ricardo Montalban ...  Zach Powers 48 episodes, 1985-1987
Claire Yarlett ...  Bliss Colby 45 episodes, 1985-1987
Ivan Bonar Ivan Bonar ...  Henderson / ... 26 episodes, 1985-1987
Kim Morgan Greene ...  Channing Carter 25 episodes, 1986-1987
Barbara Stanwyck ...  Constance Colby 24 episodes, 1985-1986
Ken Howard ...  Garrett Boydston 20 episodes, 1985-1986
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Storyline

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Colbys - Das Imperium See more »

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Runtime:

(49 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Unhappy with her character development and the show itself (which she infamously called "a turkey" and "The biggest pile of garbage I ever did"), Barbara Stanwyck demanded and obtained her exit from The Colbys after one season despite originally agreeing to do 6 or 7 episodes in the show's second season. See more »

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Ricardo Montalban was credited as "special guest star" despite appearing in every episode but two. See more »

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Correction to Previous Comment
9 August 2001 | by reg773See all my reviews

The "The Colbys" was a spin off of "Dynasty", not "Dallas" as Aussie Stud states above. C'mon, people, some of us take our classic night time dramas very seriously. Unfortunately, the powerhouse case of "The Colbys" couldn't combat horrific writing and implausible and contrived storylines. Ah....the 80's.


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