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The next generation of the Ewing family, cousins John Ross Ewing and Christopher Ewing, clash over the family's oil business and vast fortune.
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Series cast summary:
Josh Henderson ...  John Ross Ewing 40 episodes, 2012-2014
Jesse Metcalfe ...  Christopher Ewing 40 episodes, 2012-2014
Jordana Brewster ...  Elena Ramos 40 episodes, 2012-2014
Julie Gonzalo ...  Pamela Rebecca Barnes / ... 40 episodes, 2012-2014
Brenda Strong ...  Ann Ewing 40 episodes, 2012-2014
Patrick Duffy ...  Bobby Ewing 40 episodes, 2012-2014
Linda Gray ...  Sue Ellen Ewing 40 episodes, 2012-2014
Mitch Pileggi ...  Harris Ryland 35 episodes, 2012-2014
Emma Bell ...  Emma Brown 30 episodes, 2013-2014
Kevin Page ...  Bum 27 episodes, 2012-2014
Marlene Forte ...  Carmen Ramos 19 episodes, 2012-2014
Kuno Becker ...  Drew Ramos 18 episodes, 2013-2014
Judith Light ...  Judith Ryland 18 episodes, 2013-2014
Larry Hagman ...  J.R. Ewing 18 episodes, 2012-2013
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John Ross and Christopher, the children of bitter rivals and brothers J.R. and Bobby Ewing, clash over the future of the Ewing dynasty, while the fate of SouthFork weighs in the balance. The current proprietor of SouthFork, Bobby Ewing, is determined to protect the promise he made to his late mother Miss Ellie. The infamous, scheming J.R. Ewing returns to SouthFork.

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English

Release Date:

13 June 2012 (USA) See more »

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Alvarado, Texas, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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Between the two incarnations of "Dallas", only eight actors played the same character in the 1970s, the 1980s, the 1990s and the 2010s: Larry Hagman (J.R. Ewing), Patrick Duffy (Bobby Ewing), Ken Kercheval (Cliff Barnes), Linda Gray (Sue Ellen Ewing), Steve Kanaly (Ray Krebbs), Charlene Tilton (Lucy Ewing), Ted Shackelford (Gary Ewing) and Joan Van Ark (Valene Ewing). See more »

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Jesse Metcalfe and Josh Henderson switch first billing in the opening credits every episode. Josh Henderson gets first billing in the even, Jesse Metcalfe in the odd episodes. See more »

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This has a potential of being better than the original
16 June 2012 | by Bob-45See all my reviews

I started watching "Dallas" in the fall of 1978; frankly, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to watch Victoria Principal rise up out of the pool, practically bursting out of a black swimsuit. I quit watching "Dallas" the season after the death of "Jock Ewing" (the late, great Jim Davis). The show was never the same after Davis' death and the scripts began repeating themselves; only the characters involved changed ("JR" and "Bobby" nearly die in a plane crash; "Dusty Farlow" is crippled in a plane crash; "Pam's mother" dies in a plane crash. Give me a break.) However, I couldn't keep myself away from watching the "Dallas" reunion a few years back; I was pretty shocked how bad Victoria Principal looked, though she still had that heart-stopping figure. Anyway, I was curious to see how the updated version would be; and I have to admit, I am pleased. While the epic dramatic tension and warmth has not yet appeared (and none of the women can hold a candle to the young VP), the plot machinations are, if anything, better than the original show. Clearly, "John Ross" and "Christopher are MUCH more complex characters than "JR" and "Bobby," and "Elena" (Jordana Brewster) promises to essay a much stronger woman than "Pam Barnes (Victoria Principal)and clearly won't be saddled with the "Goody Two-Shoes" passivity which, I am sure frustrated Principal and led to her dramatic departure from the show. It is clear much of the dramatic conflict of future episodes will revolve around the "lover's triangle" of "Elena," "John Ross" and "Christopher," and that is a good thing. This trio promise to become compelling enough to eventually carry the show as "Bobby," "Sue Ellen" and "JR" leave by attrition. After all, Larry Hagman is 80 years old and has been in poor health.

On a less positive note, I am really disheartened that David Jacobs, who created "Dallas," has been, reportedly, very badly treated by the new show's producers. I believe that is a mistake, as I read Jacob's book, "Dallas," which was published shortly after the premiere of the original show, and he is a VERY good writer. The book was much too raunchy for the 70s or 80s, but would past muster on any cable network now; though, even now, Jacobs' "Dallas," would probably feel much more at home on FX than TNT. No bother; the raunchy elements were not what made "Dallas" compelling; Jacobs ability to create memorable characters and situations was. I'm sure he could still teach these new producers a thing or two about creating compelling television. That being said, "Dallas" 2012 shows great promise and is off to a very good start. I give it a "7".


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