History Trivia / Dallas

4th Dec '15 4:44:19 AM Snicka
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* DubNameChange: J.R. and Sue Ellen are renamed to Jockey and Samantha in the Hungarian dub of the series.
4th Dec '15 4:43:25 AM Snicka
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* DubNameChange: J.R. and Sue Ellen are renamed to Jockey and Samantha in the Hungarian dub of the series.
12th Aug '15 10:03:18 PM bassmedic87
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* RealPersonCameo: J.R.'s memorial service in "J.R.'s Masterpiece" was attended by Jerry Jones, Mark Cuban, and Dallas mayor Mike Rawlings.
24th May '15 10:11:41 PM nombretomado
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** One of the minor characters near the end of the original run was portrayed by Barbara Eden. Somehow, it might make you think that [[IDreamOfJeannie a genie and her master reunited again]].
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** One of the minor characters near the end of the original run was portrayed by Barbara Eden. Somehow, it might make you think that [[IDreamOfJeannie [[Series/IDreamOfJeannie a genie and her master reunited again]].
22nd Mar '15 8:41:49 PM Thunderforge
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* SavingTheWorldWithArt: A ploy by the communist Romanian government backfired when they allowed 'Dallas'' to air within the country, intending to show the [[{{Eagleland}} wasteful, brutal American lifestyle]]. Instead, it made the citizens wonder why they weren't living such nice lives under the current regime. During an interview, a teary-eyed Larry Hagman recounted when a citizen thanked him by saying that his character J.R. saved their country.
19th Oct '14 7:15:39 PM ZeroWizard
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** Valene is referred to as "Poor Val".

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* OldShame: Victoria Principal refused to have anything to do with the revival of the series. According to Patrick Duffy, this is because of the fact that she doesn't want the show to interfere with her current occupation running a cosmetic company. ** Everyone involved has been fairly upfront that Victoria was never really friends with the rest of the cast and wasn't really part of the inner circle of Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray and Ken Kercheval. The creator of the revival has said fairly explicitly that she doesn't even really want Victoria back and the rest of the cast don't seem to worked up about it either.
20th Apr '14 12:36:00 PM Ecclytennysmithylove
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** Larry Hagman died from throat cancer during production of the second season. The production crew worked around this by "jury-rigging" scenes to feature J.R. speaking to other characters (cobbled together from spare footage and voiceovers). While they had originally planned to keep J.R. around for years even in the event of Hagman's death (as an offscreen figure doing other tasks separate from the main cast), his sudden death forced the crew to rework several shots Hagman filmed as a final conversation with John Ross in "Furious and Fast".
20th Apr '14 12:35:02 PM Ecclytennysmithylove
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* RealitySubtext: The death of Jim Davis (Jock Ewing). It was dealt with by putting Jock on various tasks for over a year before instituting a BusCrash.
20th Apr '14 12:33:51 PM Ecclytennysmithylove
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* TheOtherDarrin: ** Miss Ellie (Barbara Bel Geddes was replaced by Donna Reed, who was herself replaced by the returning Barbara Bel Geddes.) ** As a series regular, Jenna Wade was played by Priscilla Presley from 1983 to 1988, but she was actually the third actress to be cast as Jenna. The character first appeared in an one off episode in 1978 (played by Morgan Fairchild) and appeared in two 1980 episodes (played by Francine Tacker.) ** Digger Barnes was first played by David Wayne, then Keenan Wynn. ** Kristen Shepard was originally portrayed by Colleen Camp before the more well-known Mary Crosby took the role over. ** David Ackroyd (and not Ted Shackelford) was the original Gary Ewing.
16th Mar '14 3:42:41 PM crazyrabbits
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* [[AuthorExistenceFailure Actor Existence Failure]]: Larry Hagman passed away on November 23, 2012. As a result, [[TheCharacterDiedWithHim J.R. died as well]].

* {{Defictionalization}}: Audrey Landers released a compilation of all the songs she sang (as Afton Cooper) on the original series as a standalone album, ''Dallas Feels Like Home'', in 2013. * FanNickname: Not fans, but the actors themselves. When they looked and saw the actors playing the "New Generation" of Ewings (Christopher, Elena, Rebecca, and John Ross) were named '''J'''esse, '''J'''ordana, '''J'''ulie and '''J'''osh, they occasionally call themselves varying versions of "The J Squad" or "The J Team"
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* {{Defictionalization}}: TheDanza: Harris' mother Judith Ryland is played by Judith Light, while her granddaughter Emma is played by Emma Bell. * {{Defictionalization}}: ** Audrey Landers released a compilation of all the songs she sang (as Afton Cooper) on the original series as a standalone album, ''Dallas Feels Like Home'', in 2013. ** As part of the promotion for the third season, "Ewing Energies" [[http://abcnews.go.com/Business/dallas-tvs-ewing-gas-station-selling-gas-198/story?id=22649333 opened a real gas station in NYC, for $1.98 a gallon]]. * FanNickname: Not fans, but the actors themselves. When they looked and saw the actors playing the "New Generation" of Ewings (Christopher, Elena, Rebecca, and John Ross) were named '''J'''esse, '''J'''ordana, '''J'''ulie and '''J'''osh, they occasionally call themselves varying versions of "The J Squad" or "The J Team" Team" .
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