An angel (Joel Grey) shows J.R. how life would have been without him.
Bobby and J.R. take their sons on a cattle drive.
In the asylum, J.R. must charm a 'black widow' to get to Jessica; James urges Cally to see a lawyer; McKay gets upsetting news.
After the tanker collision, Ewing Oil faces the press; John Ross and Cally are jealous of James; April eases Bobby's pressures.
Tommy McKay plants a bomb in Bobby's suitcase; Cliff falls for Michelle; J.R. buys a ramshackle tanker; Cally sells a painting.
April and Bobby try to keep their romance going; Carter returns from Vienna; Miss Ellie receives a mysterious key.
A man searches for his son's killer; J.R. investigates Pearce's mob connections; John Ross struggles with his parents' divorce; Tracey gets used to her new job.
Miss Ellie sells land to McKay; J.R. goes into business with April; Lucy and April plot to expose Casey; Ray leaves Dallas.
Sue Ellen lets John Ross live at Southfork; J.R. finds the woman of his dreams; Casey Denault returns to Dallas.
J.R. learns that Bobby is the owner of Ewing Oil; Cliff plans a trip with April; Ray and Jenna discuss their future.
Jenna returns to an empty home; Lucy Ewing returns to Southfork; Bobby gets good news; J.R. schemes against Jeremy Wendell.
Ray and Jenna reveal good news; Bobby severs ties with Lisa Alden; J.R. woos the wife of his nemesis; Cliff shuts down Dandy's drilling project.
The Ewings await the fate of Pamela, injured in an automobile accident.
J.R. and Bobby investigate Parmalee; Cliff talks with scheming April; Sue Ellen visits Parmalee; Jenna rejects Bobby's help with Charlie.
J.R. tries to convince Donna to go to Washington; Mandy has a confrontation with Sue Ellen; Jenna moves out of Southfork.
Pam's strange dream momentarily puzzles her; the Ewings join forces to fight off the effects from an impending crisis in the oil industry.
J.R. goads Kenderson into giving Sue Ellen an ultimatum; Tony does not want to be adopted; Matt hits a vein of emeralds; Angelica returns.
Ellie reconsiders selling stock to Wendell; Sue Ellen leaves the sanitarium; Pam makes a startling announcement at the Oil Barons' Ball.
Pamela blames herself for Bobby's death; Dusty follows Sue Ellen to a bar; Gary returns home for the funeral; J.R. bids farewell to Bobby.
Jenna's release from jail depresses Pam; Sue Ellen thinks she saw Dusty; Donna tells Ray about her pregnancy; Cliff consults an attorney about an annulment; Lucy and Mitch remarry; sudden tragedy strikes Bobby.
J.R. fears Miss Ellie is in danger; Bobby and Jenna hold off their announcement after Mark's death; Clayton tells about Jessica and Dusty.
J.R. and Jessica both oppose the wedding; Pam shields Mark from learning the truth about his health; Cliff falls even further into debt.
J.R. sells geologist's reports to Cliff; Miss Ellie and Clayton reconcile; an official cracks under J.R.'s pressure; Mark proposes to Pam.
J.R. sets up Cliff for a major fall in offshore drilling; Sue Ellen spends time with Peter; Cliff encourages Marilee to invest with him.
Sue Ellen worries over Peter leaving school; J.R.'s offshore drilling irritates Cliff; Miss Ellie wants J.R. to stay out of her plans.
J.R. investigates Clayton's background; Miss Ellie delays accepting her engagement ring; Katherine investigates Jenna's former husband.
J.R. uses Sly against Cliff; Mark and Bobby call a truce; Sue Ellen yields to Peter; Clayton announces his engagement to Miss Ellie.
Bobby is upset after learning Pam and Mark are lovers; by tapping Cliff's phone, J.R. learns Sly is Cliff's spy; Sue Ellen rejects Peter.
Sue Ellen and J.R. argue over Peter; Bobby spends time with Jenna; Pam leaves the charity rodeo with Mark after seeing Jenna kiss Bobby.
Cliff claims Jock stole from Digger; Pam starts at Barnes/Wentworth; Jenna consoles Bobby; Peter kisses Sue Ellen.
Ray's trial reaches a verdict; Pam confronts Jenna; Cliff is honored at the Oil Barons' Ball and swears to tell about Jock and Digger.
J.R. is despondent after losing the fight for Ewing Oil; Bobby meets Jenna Wade again; Ray's trial begins.
Ray is arrested for unplugging Mickey's life-support system; the winner of the fight for Ewing Oil is announced; guest Glenn Corbett.
Pam moves to Rebecca's house; Bobby dates Katherine; Cliff recruits a spy in J.R.'s office; comatose Mickey goes on a life-support system.
Lucy tells Mickey she will always love him; Pam and Bobby are divorced; J.R. plots to remove Bobby from Ewing Oil; guest Tracy Scoggins.
J.R. and Katherine plan to separate Bobby and Pam; little John Ross' doctor recommends counseling; Ray is obsessed with guilt over Mickey.
Sue Ellen demands separate bedrooms; Bobby wants Pam back; J.R. threatens Pam to prevent a reconciliation; Mickey learns he is paralyzed.
Miss Ellie is sedated after the fire; Bobby and Pam grow closer; Sue Ellen learns the truth about the accident and swears off drinking.
Enraged Ray holds J.R. responsible for Mickey's accident; Pam wants a divorce; J.R. and Ray get into a fight, causing a fire at Southfork.
Bitter Lucy blames Sue Ellen for Mickey's accident; Clayton confronts J.R. over Sue Ellen; Bobby blames Holly for Sue Ellen's condition.
Sue Ellen begins drinking again; Miss Ellie finds Sue Ellen with Clayton; Pam confronts Bobby; Mickey is badly injured in a car accident.
J.R. succeeds in Cuba; Bobby learns Pam is with Mark in France; Sue Ellen finds J.R. with Holly; Ray tells Aunt Lil that he is Jock's son.
J.R. negotiates in Cuba; Sue Ellen confronts Holly; Mickey's mother comes to visit; Bobby and Cliff clash over the Canadian deal and Pam.
Holly moves against J.R. by meeting with Sue Ellen; Katherine urges Mark to take Pam to Europe; Ray offers to support Bobby in his fight.
Bobby pulls even with J.R. and confronts Mark; Katherine offers to help J.R. fight Cliff; Holly and Walt Driscoll vow revenge on J.R.
Bobby and Ray uncover J.R.'s illegal Caribbean deal; J.R. considers going into politics, but Sue Ellen fears her past may cause problems.
Katherine pursues Bobby as Mark pursues Pam; Miss Ellie helps Clayton find a Dallas home; Dave Culver's political future is in question.
Pam leaves Bobby, delighting Katherine and J.R.; Rebecca's will is read; Lucy and Mickey become friends; J.R. offers Bobby a compromise.
Cliff takes the blame for Rebecca's death; the energy commission rescinds J.R.'s variance; Pam makes a startling announcement to Bobby.
Bobby's underhanded dealings disgust Pam; Rebecca opposes J.R.'s search for a refinery; Afton receives shocking news concerning Rebecca.
Miss Ellie encounters Clayton in Galveston; Cliff wants to tempt J.R. with a political office; Mark Graison (John Beck) visits Pam.
The hearings over Jock's will continue; Sue Ellen discovers Mark's interest in Pam and tells J.R.; Donna fights with the oil commission.
Pam sides with Miss Ellie; J.R. must defend himself on television; Holly Harwood (Lois Chiles) asks Bobby for help; Ray supports Donna.
Bobby reluctantly sides with J.R. when Miss Ellie threatens to contest Jock's will; J.R.'s cut-rate gas stations receive media attention.
J.R. and the oil men clash at the Ewing barbecue; Bobby plans to fight J.R. on his own terms; Miss Ellie decides drastic action is needed.
Cliff and J.R. fight at the reception; the cartel unites against J.R.; Bobby confronts J.R. about Harwood Oil; guest Nicholas Hammond.
J.R. and Sue Ellen remarry, but cartel members stay away; Mickey and Lucy meet; Donna agrees to serve on the Texas Energy Commission.
Miss Ellie puts off Frank's advances; Bobby's Canadian deal is delayed; the cartel sides with Cliff; Pam asks Bobby to give up the battle.
J.R. pumps oil despite a surplus; Miss Ellie tries to make peace with Rebecca and brings friend Frank Crutcher to dinner.
J.R. tries blackmail to gain an oil variance; Cliff is president of Barnes/Wentworth Oil; Pam helps Bobby secure the Canadian oil deal.
J.R. and Bobby begin a yearlong battle for control of Ewing Oil; Rebecca buys Cliff an oil company; Christopher's adoption is finalized.
Jock is declared legally dead and the will is read; Pam is torn between Rebecca and the Ewings; Ray brings cousin Mickey to Southfork.
J.R. plans a surprise for Miss Ellie at the Oil Barons Ball; Ray confronts his rebellious cousin Mickey Trotter.
J.R. pushes Miss Ellie and Bobby to open Jock's will; Ray and Donna attend Amos Krebbs' funeral; Cliff cautiously accepts Marilee's offer.
J.R. tries to see Jock's will; Pam urges Lucy to see a doctor about her pregnancy; Marilee offers Cliff a job; Sue Ellen visits Clayton.
J.R. is blamed for Cliff's suicide attempt; Lucy awaits the results of her pregnancy test; Miss Ellie wants J.R. ousted from Ewing Oil.
Despondent Cliff disrupts J.R. and Sue Ellen's reconciliation; Lucy resists pressing rape charges; Bobby tells Pam about Christopher.
Rebecca asks Cliff to resign; Bobby helps the police catch Jeff's murderer; Miss Ellie accepts Jock's death; Mitch leaves Dallas and Lucy.
The police question Bobby about Jeff; Pam and Bobby save Lucy from Roger; Cliff faces ruin and tries to borrow money from Sue Ellen.
J.R. blackmails Bobby after Jeff is murdered; J.R. thinks he is Christopher's father; Lucy disappears; Donna and Miss Ellie clash.
J.R. confronts the Farlows; Pam is hospitalized for a breakdown; an extortionist contacts Bobby; Cliff's new presidency upsets Katherine.
Miss Ellie consults a divorce attorney; Leslie's former husband arrives; Cliff learns about his mother; J.R. accelerates his schemes.
J.R. hires a public-relations expert to improve his image; Sue Ellen finds Pam meeting with a male business associate.
Lucy and Mitch are married; Bobby resigns the presidency of Ewing Oil; Miss Ellie accuses Jock of unforgivable behavior.
Mitch's mother and sister arrive in Dallas; an oil-drilling contract puts Bobby in a bind.
J.R. promotes a deal that will sabotage Bobby's leadership; Pam, feeling abandoned, receives attention from a businessman (Joel Fabiani).
Pam thinks she has found her mother; Lucy proposes to Mitch; J.R. plots to put Bobby in trouble with Jock.
J.R. takes advantage of an extortionist's threat to blow up an oil well; Ray deals with being a Ewing and fears losing Donna to Cliff.
Amos Krebs reveals Ray's true identity; a Ewing tanker sinks with 600,000 gallons of uninsured oil, delighting J.R.
Jock is caught between J.R. and Bobby when Bobby refuses to step down; disaster results when Lucy introduces beau Mitch to her friends.
Pam is concerned as Bobby reacts to his power as president of Ewing Oil; J.R. tries to sabotage Bobby's plans to buy an oil refinery.
Sue Ellen's fingerprints are found on the gun and she is jailed, then bailed out anonymously; hypnosis reveals the actual assailant.
J.R. interferes with Bobby from the hospital; Sue Ellen has nightmares; Miss Ellie finds the gun that shot J.R.; Cliff is suspended.
J.R. undergoes a second operation; Bobby takes over Ewing Oil; Sue Ellen suffers guilt; Lucy meets Mitch (Leigh McCloskey).
Disgusted Pam and Bobby leave Southfork; J.R. is shot after the nationalization of the Asian oil wells ruins his business competitors.
The family visits Jock's first wife; J.R. plans a deal with his Asian oil wells; Pam seeks to learn about her mother, long believed dead.
Jock stands trial for murder; Sue Ellen drinks to forget Dusty's death; Pam watches Digger deteriorate in a hospital.
Cliff's investigation of a body found on Southfork points to Jock; Sue Ellen prepares to leave; guest Nicolas Coster.
When J.R. finds Sue Ellen is having him followed, he decides to prevent her from leaving with John Ross by proving she is drinking again.
J.R. wants Alan and Lucy to move to Chicago, but Jock finds Alan a law partnership in Dallas; Lucy announces a date for the wedding.
With Dusty pressuring her to leave J.R., Sue Ellen decides to ask for a divorce; Jenna puts additional strain on Pam and Bobby's marriage.
Sue Ellen sees Dusty regularly; Bobby meets Jenna (Francine Tacker) after Pam leaves town; Ray and Donna question their compatibility.
Digger tells a reporter Cliff fathered Sue Ellen's baby; custody suits and countersuits prompt a blood test to determine paternity.
To Kristin's surprise, J.R. encourages Alan to follow through with plans to marry Lucy, who delays making a decision on the proposal.
J.R. wants Bobby back in the office so Jock will stay home; Pam uses work to compensate for losing her baby; Donna re-enters Ray's life.
Miss Ellie's sadness over Gary's (Ted Shackelford) birthday ends when she learns he and Val are back in Dallas and plan to remarry.
Sue Ellen's avoidance of her baby causes conflicts; Jock decides to sell the Asian oil leases to rescue Southfork from oil drilling.
J.R. is forced to admit mortgaged Southfork is threatened when a typhoon delays the Asian oil drilling and his bank loan comes due.
Lucy makes an obvious play for Alan Beam; Pam accuses Bobby of trying to ruin Cliff and accidentally learns of J.R.'s Asian oil deal.
Miss Ellie deals with her fear of Jock's and Lucy's cold reaction to her mastectomy; Sue Ellen meets Dusty at a hotel.
Miss Ellie fears for her marriage when she thinks she has breast cancer; Sue Ellen sees Dusty; Alan continues J.R.'s plan.
At the Ewings' annual rodeo, Sue Ellen is attracted to cowboy Dusty Farlow and Digger finds a way to visit John Ross.
Bobby becomes attached to a ranch hand's son; Pam tells Bobby about the medical threat to her unborn child; J.R. has Sue Ellen followed.
J.R. and Jock are wounded by sniper fire when a man from Jock's past seeks revenge on the Ewings during their hunting trip in Louisiana.
Kristin pursues J.R. after he gives her a summer job in his office; Bobby learns Pam is pregnant before she can decide about an abortion.
Pam worries about her family's hereditary genetic disorder when she learns she is pregnant; Val uses Bobby to urge Lucy to meet with her.
Digger (Keenan Wynn) is found to have a fatal hereditary genetic disorder and Cliff fears he may have passed it on to Sue Ellen's baby.
J.R. undergoes a second operation; Bobby takes over Ewing Oil; Sue Ellen suffers guilt; Lucy meets Mitch (Leigh McCloskey).
Bobby suspects Cliff when the baby is kidnapped from the hospital; the kidnappers send J.R. a $1 million ransom demand.
Sue Ellen is disinterested in her new baby; Cliff claims the child is his; two of J.R.'s former associates are paroled.
Sue Ellen is committed to a sanitarium, from which she escapes and then delivers her baby following a brush with death.
Sue Ellen risks her unborn baby's life by drinking; Bobby tries to conceal Lucy's addiction to pills from his parents.
Ray is attracted to Donna McCullum, unaware she is married to the man J.R. wants to use to stop Cliff.
J.R. has visions of creating a business dynasty when Lucy announces plans to marry the heir (Mark Wheeler) of an oil-rich Texas family.
J.R. blackmails Pam's new friend to lure Pam and Cliff's backer into a compromising situation.
Kristin takes an interest in Bobby, which J.R. encourages; Cliff uses Pam to help him when he has a chance to delay a Ewing Oil deal.
Pam believes J.R. framed Cliff for Julie's murder; Bobby finds evidence in Cliff's favor and learns the truth about J.R.
Julie decides to get revenge on J.R. by telling his secrets to Cliff, who arrives at her apartment and finds her murdered.
Julie Grey returns and develops a friendship with Jock, who resents being pampered by the family.
Sue Ellen walks out on J.R. and seeks comfort from her mother and sister, who have recently moved to Dallas.
Miss Ellie is determined to yield Southfork to her brother, whom she believed dead, after he and a woman appear at the ranch.
Cliff acts as go-between after Bobby is accidentally kidnapped instead of J.R., who proceeds with his own plans.
Bobby and his college idol's new construction business includes plans to build a shopping center on Southfork land.
Ray falls in love with an ambitious country singer but J.R.'s wealth is competition for her affections.
Sue Ellen learns she is pregnant during an affair with Cliff; Pam's promotion interferes with Bobby's plans; guest Nicolas Coster.
After Bobby and J.R.'s airplane crashes into a swamp during a severe storm, the Ewing women try to keep the news from recuperating Jock.
Pam backs Cliff's bid for state senator against the Ewings' candidate but then accidentally gives J.R. information damaging to Cliff.
Lucy accepts a ride from a psychotic thief after running away because Jock forbade her to invite Val to her birthday party.
When Pam's ex-husband arrives in J.R.'s office claiming they are still wed, Bobby learns about Pam's previous marriage.
Sue Ellen tries to get a baby through the black market in order to have a Ewing grandchild before Bobby and Pam.
Bobby feels J.R. is taking unfair advantage after Jock's heart attack.
Pam sees a marital threat when Bobby's old flame, Jenna Wade (Morgan Fairchild), asks Bobby's help for herself and her fatherless child.
J.R. tries to pressure Gary into the business over Val's objections; drunken Digger disowns Pam because she married a Ewing.
Lucy tries to reunite her parents after Bobby convinces brother Gary to return to Southfork.
An unexpected guest at the annual Ewing barbecue brings the truth about Parmalee; J.R. receives news about Calhoun; Donna meets a senator.
Pam is suspected of spying for her brother after Cliff acquires a document linking the Ewings and a senator in a shady financial deal.
Pam tries to convince Lucy to stay in school and out of trouble, but Lucy rebels instead and fakes an attack by her student counselor.
J.R. feels threatened because Bobby's new bride, Pamela, is the daughter of Digger Barnes, Jock's longtime enemy.