Dallas (2012) - Season 1 12

Dallas (2012)

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Dallas (2012) Season 1

In the all-new Dallas - based upon one of the most popular television dramas of all time -- the battle for energy, power, love and money rages again as secrets, schemes and betrayals abound within the Texas oil dynasty known as the Ewing family. The iconic elder Ewings are joined by the next generation, who take ambition and deception to another level.

Episode guide

  1. 01 - Changing of the Guard

    In the all-new series, John Ross Ewing (series star JOSH HENDERSON), the son of J.R. Ewing (series star LARRY HAGMAN) and Sue Ellen Ewing (series star LINDA GRAY), is determined to undermine his grandmother's legacy by drilling for oil on Ewing land. Meanwhile, Christopher Ewing (series star JESSE METCALFE), the adopted son of Bobby Ewing (series star PATRICK DUFFY), hopes to take the family business away from oil and in the new direction of alternative energy sources. Christopher is motivated by his fiancée, Rebecca Sutter (series star JULIE GONZALO), who is trying to find her place in the vast Ewing family tree -- a big difference from her upbringing with only her brother, Tommy (series star CALLARD HARRIS), for support. Making matters complicated is the presence and ambitions of Elena Ramos (series star JORDANA BREWSTER), John Ross's girlfriend and Christopher's former fiancée, whom the cousins grew up with at Southfork.

    With an increasingly volatile feud now brewing between John Ross and Christopher, the stage is set for JR to return to his nefarious ways and rekindle his own long-standing rivalry with his younger brother, Bobby. As the current family patriarch, Bobby will stop at nothing to keep the younger Ewings from perpetuating the battle that nearly brought down the entire family. Bobby is backed up by his wife, Ann (series star BRENDA STRONG), whose beauty and grace match her fierce resolve to maintain peace within the family. But when a medical issue threatens his life, Bobby is forced to make a tough decision that could forever alter the lives of everyone he loves. Always ready to stir the pot is Sue Ellen, John Ross's mother, who hopes to see her son take his rightful position as head of the family. It's clear the rivalry between John Ross and Christopher is just as fierce as that of their fathers, especially when it involves the love of both of their lives, Elena. This intertwining relationship among the three is a source of constant tension that could eventually tear the Ewing family apart.

    In the series premiere, it's been two decades since viewers saw the Ewing family and everyone is gathering at Southfork Ranch for the upcoming wedding of Bobby's adopted son, Christopher, to Rebecca Sutter. Although the occasion is joyous, an old family rivalry erupts in the younger generation when secret oil drilling on Southfork results in a major gusher. As the fight over oil and land threatens to tear the Ewings apart once again, everyone has his or her own agenda.

  2. 02 - Hedging Your Bets

    The plot to take control of Southfork gets complicated as two-timing affairs and blackmail arise, and J.R. starts to ask too many questions. Meanwhile, Christopher and Elena bury their feelings in order work together on a business deal. But Rebecca may be hiding secrets of her own.

  3. 04 - The Price You Pay

    Just as John Ross sets out to claim his birthright and make his father proud, J.R. decides to move back to Southfork, much to Ann's dismay. Bitter Ewing family enemy Cliff Barnes (guest star KEN KERCHEVAL -- Dallas [original series]) returns and tries to reconnect with his nephew, Christopher. A startling family announcement offers an opportunity to heal old wounds.

  4. 04 - The Last Hurrah

    John Ross seeks to gain an upper hand on a family member and resorts to blackmail, but J.R. decides to handle the situation his own way. Meanwhile, Christopher opens up to Bobby about his difficulty in choosing between the two women he loves.

  5. 05 - Truth and Consequences

    With tension mounting between the newly married Christopher and Rebecca, family ties begin to unravel when the deed to Southfork is revealed. In order to thwart J.R.'s schemes, Ann seeks help from someone in her past, and Christopher decides it is time to fight dirty.

  6. 06 - The Enemy of My Enemy

    John Ross is bothered by the weight of having to do his father's dirty work and decides to move into Southfork. Strife continues to grow between Ann and Bobby when it is revealed she went to her ex, Carter Ryland (recurring guest star MITCH PILEGGI -- The X-Files, Supernatural), for help with a family problem. Rebecca approaches Bobby and Christopher with information that she believes might help save the ranch.

  7. 07 - Collateral Damage

    Rebecca reveals a life-changing secret to Elena. Still riling from his interaction with Bobby, Ann's ex-husband demands an apology. Meanwhile, John Ross is under pressure from his allies and tries to turn one family member against another. And a family associate is murdered, leaving everyone to wonder about the culprit. Recurring guest star MITCH PILEGGI appears as Carter Ryland.

  8. 08 - No Good Deed

    When murder hangs over the Ewing household, the family is forced to make decisions ... for the good of the family. Christopher moves closer to his dream when a large oil company approaches him about rights to new methane technology. And the Ewings fight to protect Southfork from outsiders.

  9. 09 - Family Business

    John Ross learns the value of family when he must choose between blood and oil. Sue Ellen and Rebecca both find themselves victims of men who could destroy their lives. And the Ewings must once again rally around one another when a medical crisis strikes.

  10. 10 - Revelations

    In the dramatic season one finale, family bonds bring the Ewings together as a loved one faces a medical crisis. Christopher and Elena begin to learn that not everyone is who they appear to be, including the people closest to them. Long-buried secrets are revealed as the past rears its ugly head.