History Characters / Dallas

26th May '18 3:21:08 AM jormis29
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->'''Played By:''' Larry Hagman

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->'''Played By:''' Larry Hagman
Creator/LarryHagman



* AnyoneCanDie: [[spoiler:At the end of the seventh episode in the revival series' second season, when two shots fatally wound him (offscreen). This was due to the death of J.R.'s actor Larry Hagman, who was able to last through two episodes after Hagman's death through previously unused stock footage. The remaining plot of the second season will revolve around the question left in the cliffhanger of the original show's third season.]]

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* AnyoneCanDie: [[spoiler:At the end of the seventh episode in the revival series' second season, when two shots fatally wound him (offscreen). This was due to the death of J.R.'s actor Larry Hagman, Creator/LarryHagman, who was able to last through two episodes after Hagman's death through previously unused stock footage. The remaining plot of the second season will revolve around the question left in the cliffhanger of the original show's third season.]]



* MadeOfIron: He's been shot on at least three different occasions without lasting ill effect and he has proven to be able to take a punch from strong men like Clayton Farlow or Ray Krebbs, although [[spoiler:in the seventh episode of the revival series' second season, two bullets actually do kill J.R., due to his actor Larry Hagman's death.]]

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* MadeOfIron: He's been shot on at least three different occasions without lasting ill effect and he has proven to be able to take a punch from strong men like Clayton Farlow or Ray Krebbs, although [[spoiler:in the seventh episode of the revival series' second season, two bullets actually do kill J.R., due to his actor Larry Hagman's Creator/LarryHagman's death.]]
4th Mar '18 7:35:32 PM DaScarecrow
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* EvilParentsWantGoodKids: Jock is no villain, owing to his more noble side, but he did openly admit that goodhearted Bobby was the favored son among his children.
13th Dec '17 8:26:32 PM Multiplesarcasms31
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* MrFanservice: Is frequently seen in speedos, crop-tops, and short shorts.

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* MrFanservice: Is In addition to being boyishly handsome, he's also frequently seen in speedos, crop-tops, and short shorts.
13th Dec '17 4:42:58 PM Multiplesarcasms31
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* FrameUp: When JR discovers the affair between Peter and Sue Ellen, he has a cop plant drugs in Peter's car and promptly arrests him and locks him up in jail.
13th Dec '17 3:35:34 PM Multiplesarcasms31
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[[folder: Sly Lovegren]]
!!Sylvia "Sly" Lovegren
->'''Played By:''' Deborah Rennard

J.R.'s secretary.

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[[folder: Sly Lovegren]]
!!Sylvia "Sly" Lovegren
Peter Richards]]
!!Peter Richards
[[quoteright:181:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/peter_3.jpg]]
->'''Played By:''' Deborah Rennard

J.R.'s secretary.
Christopher Atkins

JR III's camp counselor and eventually Sue Ellen's illicit lover.



* EasilyForgiven:
** When Sly is coerced by Cliff into giving up information, on threat of letting her brother rot in prison, J.R. instantly forgives her, says she should have come to him first, and enlists her help to get back at Barnes.
** Occurs again in the original series finale, "Conundrum", when he briefly fires her after she was coerced by James to send J.R. to a sanitarium. Once he finds out what James did, he hires her back immediately.
* MoralityPet: For J.R. - he even forgives her for working for Cliff Barnes!
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: In ''J.R. Returns'', once she discovers that J.R. [[FakingTheDead faked his own death]] to get control of [=WestStar=]. Though J.R. [[UnreliableNarrator claims that he fired her]], it's likely that she quit due to frustration at his antics.
%%* SexySecretary
* UndyingLoyalty: Despite not having worked for J.R. for five years at the time the ''J.R. Returns'' reunion movie begins, she immediately kicks back into gear (this despite working for Cliff) and immediately enlists help so J.R. can get Ewing Oil back. [[TemptingFate It doesn't last long, though.]]
%%* VillainousFriendship: A type One with J.R.

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* EasilyForgiven:
** When Sly is coerced by Cliff
ButtMonkey: JR turns him into giving up information, on threat of letting her brother rot in prison, J.R. instantly forgives her, says she should have come to him first, and enlists her help to get back at Barnes.
** Occurs again in the original series finale, "Conundrum", when he briefly fires her after she was coerced by James to send J.R. to a sanitarium. Once he finds out what James did, he hires her back immediately.
* MoralityPet: For J.R. - he even forgives her for working for Cliff Barnes!
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: In ''J.R. Returns'',
this once she discovers that J.R. [[FakingTheDead faked his own death]] to get control of [=WestStar=]. Though J.R. [[UnreliableNarrator claims that he fired her]], it's likely that she quit due to frustration at his antics.learns about the affair.
* LikesOlderWomen: Has an affair with Sue Ellen, who's in her forties, while he is only twenty.

%%* SexySecretary
* UndyingLoyalty: Despite not having worked for J.R. for five years at the time the ''J.R. Returns'' reunion movie begins, she immediately kicks back into gear (this despite working for Cliff) MrFanservice: Is frequently seen in speedos, crop-tops, and immediately enlists help so J.R. can get Ewing Oil back. [[TemptingFate It doesn't last long, though.]]
%%* VillainousFriendship: A type One
short shorts.
* WalkingSwimsuitScene: Is seen quite frequently only wearing a tiny pair of speedos. Justified in that he works at a camp
with J.R.a pool.
* WhosYourDaddy: It's left unclear if [[spoiler: Sue Ellen's miscarried child is his or JR's]].



!2012 Revival New Characters
[[folder:John Ross Ewing III]]
!!John Ross Ewing III
->'''Played By:''' Josh Henderson

J.R. and Sue Ellen's son.

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!2012 Revival New Characters
[[folder:John Ross Ewing III]]
!!John Ross Ewing III

[[folder: Sly Lovegren]]
!!Sylvia "Sly" Lovegren
->'''Played By:''' Josh Henderson

Deborah Rennard

J.R. and Sue Ellen's son.'s secretary.


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* EasilyForgiven:
** When Sly is coerced by Cliff into giving up information, on threat of letting her brother rot in prison, J.R. instantly forgives her, says she should have come to him first, and enlists her help to get back at Barnes.
** Occurs again in the original series finale, "Conundrum", when he briefly fires her after she was coerced by James to send J.R. to a sanitarium. Once he finds out what James did, he hires her back immediately.
* MoralityPet: For J.R. - he even forgives her for working for Cliff Barnes!
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: In ''J.R. Returns'', once she discovers that J.R. [[FakingTheDead faked his own death]] to get control of [=WestStar=]. Though J.R. [[UnreliableNarrator claims that he fired her]], it's likely that she quit due to frustration at his antics.
%%* SexySecretary
* UndyingLoyalty: Despite not having worked for J.R. for five years at the time the ''J.R. Returns'' reunion movie begins, she immediately kicks back into gear (this despite working for Cliff) and immediately enlists help so J.R. can get Ewing Oil back. [[TemptingFate It doesn't last long, though.]]
%%* VillainousFriendship: A type One with J.R.
[[/folder]]

!2012 Revival New Characters
[[folder:John Ross Ewing III]]
!!John Ross Ewing III
->'''Played By:''' Josh Henderson

J.R. and Sue Ellen's son.
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13th Dec '17 3:04:41 PM Multiplesarcasms31
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* MasochismTango: Counting the revival series, it's about 35 years of tangoing with JR.



* MasochismTango: Counting the revival series, it's about 35 years of tangoing with JR.
13th Dec '17 3:01:16 PM Multiplesarcasms31
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* MamaBear: Averted for the first few months of John Ross's life when Sue Ellen was so withdrawn she refused to even hold her baby. Played straight later when fighting with JR for custody. She still is in the revival, to the point of bribery. [[spoiler: It eventually costs her the govemorship.]] She can be a successful Mama Bear, though, as she's willing to fight Elena for her stake of Ewing Energies because Elena broke up with John Ross, and Sue Ellen succeeds.

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* MamaBear: Averted for the first few months of John Ross's life when Sue Ellen was so withdrawn she refused to even hold her baby. Played straight later when fighting with JR for custody. She still is in the revival, to the point of bribery. [[spoiler: It eventually costs her the govemorship.govenorship.]] She can be a successful Mama Bear, though, as she's willing to fight Elena for her stake of Ewing Energies because Elena broke up with John Ross, and Sue Ellen succeeds.succeeds.
* MrsRobinson: Has an affair with 20 year old Peter Richards when she's in her early 40's.
5th Nov '17 5:21:22 PM Specialist290
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* AssholeVictim: The "Who Shot J.R.?" arc got most of its drama from the fact that pretty much ''everyone'' had motive to see him dead.



%%* TheCasanova
%%* TheChessMaster
%%* CorruptCorporateExecutive

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%%* TheCasanova
%%* TheChessMaster
%%* CorruptCorporateExecutive
* TheCasanova: An infamous womanizer. It places considerable strain on his marriage.
* TheChessMaster: Has an uncanny ability to read people and situations, which he uses to his advantage in he cutthroat oil industry.
* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Isn't afraid to use bribery, blackmail, or other... creative means to get a leg up over his rivals.



%%* MerchantPrince

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%%* MerchantPrince* MerchantPrince: Becomes effective head of Ewing Oil after Jock dies.



%%* SouthernFriedGenius

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%%* SouthernFriedGenius* SouthernFriedGenius: A Texan born and bred, and one of the sharpest and most devious schemers in the oil business.
24th Sep '17 4:28:52 PM JamesAustin
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->'''Played By:''' Barbara Bel Geddes

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->'''Played By:''' Barbara Bel Geddes
Geddes (197884, 198590, pictured); Donna Reed (198485)
26th Aug '17 4:06:44 PM XFllo
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* ChristmasCake: Like many of the ''Dallas'' ladies, though she doesn't handle it as well as they do.
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