Trivia: This show was only planned to be a 5-episode miniseries.


Trivia: Larry Hagman ("JR") was the only actor to appear in all 357 episodes of the show.

Trivia: Even though Barbara Bel Geddes played Larry Hagman's mother in the series, she was only 9 years older than him.

Season 3 generally

Trivia: The "Who Shot J.R.?" shtick was so secretive that even the actors didn't know the answer.

Trivia: When the show first started, the family that owned the real Southfork still lived on the ranch. By the mid 80s, they were so overwhelmed by tourists that they sold it.


Show generally

Plot hole: In the first season, Lucy Ewing had an affair with Ray, the farm hand at South Fork. Several years later, it was revealed that Ray was actually Jock Ewing's illegitimate son, making him Lucy's uncle. However, the subject of their affair was never raised, even though they surely would have been at least somewhat traumatized upon learning of the accidental incest.

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