Jeff Colby accepts and offer from his Aunt Constance Colby to move to California and work alongside his Uncle Jason in the family business, Colby Enterprises. 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.
The show was heavily mocked in the press during its run, and even the show's stars were publicly critical of it. Barbara Stanwyck famously called it "vulgar", "garbage", and "a turkey", and Stephanie Beacham referred to it as "Cobblers" ("a load of cobblers" being a British phrase meaning nonsense or rubbish). See more »
I remember this show begin on opposite Dynasty on Wednesday nights back in the 80's! It was also that when this show was created,Dynasty rose to number one in the Neilsons,beating out arch-rival Dallas for the top spot since The Colbys only ran for two seasons on ABC. Its based on the original Dynasty character Jeff Colby and his wife Fallon. The show had some very heavy hitters here as the characters which consisted of Charlton Heston,Barbara Stanwyck,Ricardo Montalban,Diahann Carroll, David Hedison,and Ken Howard not to mention Stephanie Beacham(as the intriguing Sable Colby). This was one show that had more twist then any other I've seen and it can happen only in a prime-time TV soap opera and a whole lot more. Catch the episodes on SoapNet!
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