The return of Val and Abby sheds light on the takeover of the Sumner Group; Sumner and Paige are on a plane with a bomb.
The return of Val and Abby sheds light on the takeover of the Sumner Group; Sumner and Paige are on a plane with a bomb.
Sumner returns to the Sumner Group and must battle Paige and Treadwell; Kate's disappearance wakes up Gary; Vanessa catches Tom and Paige.
Anne and Nick kidnap Greg's $10 million race horse; attraction to Tom endangers Vanessa; Greg searches for Claudia and Kate.
Hit-and-run victim Kate is rushed to the hospital; Tom's past haunts him while investigating Nick; Karen stays in New York.
Erratic behavior threatens Mack's marriage; the repercussions of Mary Robeson's murder claim another victim; Nick compromises Claudia.
Erratic behavior threatens Mack's marriage; the repercussions of Mary Robeson's murder claim another victim; Nick compromises Claudia.
Karen learns Mack jumped bail; a disaster at the Task Force makes Sumner reconsider his absence from Sumner Group.
Karen tries to raise Mack's $1 million bail; Paige probes Claudia's relationship with Nick; Sumner has a grueling week.
Karen finds Mary Robeson's body, and Mack is the prime suspect; Tom Ryan (Joseph Gian) heads the investigation; Paige suspects Claudia of embezzling.
Karen learns of Mack's efforts to entrap Mary Robeson; Vanessa blackmails Anne; Sumner has a run-in with minority citizens over efforts to rebuild the city.
Without Karen's knowledge, Mack tries to frame Mary Robeson for extortion; Paige's romance is threatened; Vanessa has dirt on Anne.
Karen and Mack cope with Meg's nightmares; Paige fails to ditch Bill; Nick renews a liaison with Vanessa while romancing Claudia.
Friends and relatives say goodbye to Val; Anne prepares for her wedding while Greg has second thoughts.
Anne tries to hide the truth about her pregnancy from Greg; Gary's search for Val leads to tragedy; Karen and Mack are frustrated in their custody fight.
Greg and Anne's relationship shocks all; heartbroken Gary returns from Florida without Val; Claudia helps Vanessa get a TV job.
The law threatens Karen and Mack's custody of Meg; Anne pursues Greg in Montana; Gary fears danger for Val in Florida; Claudia ejects Alex.
Pierce holds Paige at knifepoint; Mack and Karen realize Meg has been kidnapped; Anne tries to find Greg; Gary awaits Val's return.
Greg announces he's dividing up his company; Val learns the identity of the mystery woman; Meg is gone; Paige has a surprise visitor.
Greg's rekindled romance with Paige is threatened in a deadly struggle; Valene is offered information about Greg's past; Claudia makes Vanessa an offer she cannot refuse.
Reporters pester Paige's family; Pierce traps Paige on a boat; Alex and Vanessa get close; the mystery woman calls Val.
Greg consults specialists for paralyzed Paige; a mysterious source contacts Val; Pierce kidnaps Paige from the hospital.
The community is devastated by the tragic results of Pierce's attempt on Greg's life; Claudia is terrified by an intruder; Alex moves into Greg's office.
Val goes ahead on her book; Pierce stalks Greg with a rifle; Anne hires Vanessa; a shot goes off at Greg's ranch.
Val gets a lucrative offer to write Greg's biography; Claudia tries to boot Alex; Pierce blackmails Mort; a college pal visits Kate.
Ardent Larry Wilson invites Karen away for the weekend; a senator falls prey to Abby's persuasiveness regarding the methanol bill.
Gary and Val plan to sell the ranch following Tidal Energy's collapse; Karen refuses to do a story on the Ewings; Pierce begins a campaign of revenge.
In Baltimore, Paige searches for clues to Pierce's secret; Gary's financial hopes are dashed when Joseph leaves Tidal Energy; a date with Anne is sold at a charity auction.
Meg's disappearance sends Karen and Mack into a panic; Gary and Val argue about Tidal Energy's finances; Victoria muddies Pierce's name.
Gary confronts Pierce about the boating accident; the lights go out on Christmas; Jason leaves for Sweden.
Greg and Victoria stun an upset Paige with facts about Pierce; Mack and Karen fear a custody battle over Meg; Gary pours his own money into the tidal energy project.
Sumner and Broyard join forces against Pierce; the MacKenzies suffer the aftereffects of being held hostage; Claudia hears about a death.
An armed Brian Johnston holds the MacKenzies hostage in their own home while attempting to extort money from Greg Sumner.
Benny is falling for Anne; Joseph, for Kate; Frank's romance with Debbie is jeopardized; the search for Brian gets dangerous.
Greg opposes Tidal Energy; Anne's talk show is successful; Brian kills a detective; Greg asks Mack's help.
Kate and Claudia reconcile; Anne wants a radio talk show; Greg goes to the police about Linda's murder.
Anne makes a startling confession on Karen's talk show; Claudia, rejected by daughter Kate, exhibits strange behavior; Greg learns of Linda's murder.
Anne poses nude for Benny and her photo is published; Linda is in danger when she reveals Brian's location for a price; Jason comes home.
Mack and Frank learn that Karen may be prosecuted for the fatal car crash; Linda discovers why Brian disappeared; Kate walks out on Claudia.
Karen and Mack fear an injured Jason may die; Claudia waits for word of Steve; a homeless Anne tries to find a way off the streets.
Gang members target Jason; Claudia frames Steve; Anne sleeps in the park; Jason is one of the teens harassing Karen.
Greg gives Steve a check; a gang invades a party; Anne is evicted; Brian and his sex tape are missing.
Val and Gary return from their wedding trip; Frank clashes with Karen and Mack; Anne and Nick plan an art theft.
Fire traps guests at Gary and Val's rehearsal party; Karen and Linda argue about Michael; Val and Gary elope.
Greg puts Paige and Linda together; Kate is injured at a party; Anne reveals Steve's real father to Nick.
Feelings toward his father confuse Jason; Claudia forbids Sumner to see Kate; Steve learns the truth.
Anne and Nick try legitimate employment; Mack is punished for abducting Jason; Steve becomes Paige's assistant.
Nick and Anne get what the puppy swallowed; Frank and Charlotte get serious; Nick and Anne get duped.
Jason is hospitalized; Anne's puppy tears Betty's doll and swallows something inside; Claudia warns Greg about Steve.
Nick and Anne meet; Nick reveals a dead woman in his room; Mack gets out of prison; Linda sleeps with Greg.
Mack faces jail for hiding Jason; Val accuses Gary of infidelity; Paige learns of Anne's scheme and orders her out.
Mack and Karen must decide whether they should become Jason's foster parents; Gary receives bad news about Val's mental condition.
Mack and Karen search for Jason; Gary discovers that Val has not been taking her medication; Paige tries to undermine Linda's ambitions at Sumner Corp.
Linda sets her sights on Greg when his engagement to Paige dissolves; Jason moves in with Mack and Karen; Anne tries to seduce Gary.
Despite his incomplete recovery, Greg returns to work; Gary attempts to get medical help for Val; Jason rejects Mack's efforts to help him.
Val's mental problems endanger the twins; Anne plans to use Paige's wedding for a scam; Michael wants to wed on New Year's.
Claudia learns Greg and Paige may marry; Val worries Gary and Karen; Anne and Nick toast their engagement.
Claudia seeks a liver transplant for dying Greg; Nick and Anne puzzle over two briefcases; Mack sees Julie buy beer.
Linda takes the briefcase with the bomb; Claudia tries bar Paige from seeing hospitalized Greg; Val rejects Gary.
Julie tells police details of Danny's death; a tabloid prints Anne's pictures; Val and Gary's party hits snags.
An accident affects Val's memory; Nick tries to catch the blackmailer; Anne tries to stop him; Paige threatens to leave Tom.
Anne is terrified when her boyfriend's agent, Nick, moves into her apartment; Karen returns to work and attempts to reconcile with Dianne.
Mack tries to help Karen; Anne talks to the man in the blackmail photos; police suspect Frank; Paige job-hunts.
Jeff traps Karen alone in the studio; Danny's corpse is found; Val organizes a search for Gary; Anne gets a blackmail letter.
Danny attacks Gary and plots murder; Karen is trapped at the studio; Tom tries to win back Paige; Julie rebels.
Karen and Mack mourn Jeff; Val and Gary look for a new home to escape Danny; Tom visits Paige, who mulls vacationing with Greg; Gary walks into a trap.
Jeff kisses Karen and plants a bomb; Danny hears of Gary's plan to remarry Val; all worry about Greg's health.
Karen and Mack face another threat; Julie holds Danny at gunpoint; Tom is pressured to leave Paige; Gary wants to marry Val.
Mack realizes Wayne is obsessed with Karen; Julie snaps upon learning of her mother's brain death; Tom mulls delaying the wedding.
Karen quits, but the harassment continues; Frank learns devastating news about Pat; internal affairs questions Paige about Tom.
An accident on the set nearly injures Karen; Danny is released from jail; Tom and his new partner begin a sting operation.
Pat is comatose after being run down by Danny; an admirer's erotic gift spooks Karen; Paige and Tom make wedding plans.
Danny tells Bobby that Gary is his real father; Danny's drunken driving brings tragedy; Paula considers leaving Greg.
Danny wants to stay married; a zealous fan focuses on Karen; Tom quizzes Paige about Greg; Harold calls Olivia from Florida.
Val stabs Danny in self-defense; Pat decides to return to medicine, sparking a family crisis; Danny lies at the hearing.
Val learns a secret about Danny; the producer plots Karen's ouster; Paige tries to convince Mack that Tom has changed.
Val is angry at Danny for not consulting her about his plan to adopt the twins; Tom confesses to Paige.
Mack looks for proof that Tom is behind Sumner's shooting; Gary refuses to leave the children alone with Danny.
Greg uses company computers to uncover clues about his daughter's murder; Paige suspects Tom's means.
Memories of his father and daughter haunt Greg as he seeks clues about his daughter's death; Val and Danny elope; Harold threatens Tom.
Greg's first wife arrives for their daughter's funeral; Val learns of Gary's attack on Danny; Val is afraid of Gary.
Mack learns the Sumner Group owns Oakman Industries; Greg's estranged daughter visits; Harold borrows from Michael to pay gambling debts.
The head of Oakman Industries orders Tom to kill Mack; Michael moves out after a fight with his brother about Linda.
Karen confronts Michael about Linda; Mack and Frank make startling discoveries; Aunt Virginia believes Danny raped Amanda.
Linda tells Michael she loves him and is getting a divorce; a surprise visitor crashes Mack and Karen's party.
Gary (Ted Shackelford) comforts Amanda (Penny Peyser); Danny and Val (Sam Behrens, Joan Van Ark) get engaged.
Amanda's depression jeopardizes her relationship with Gary; Val falls for Danny; Mack and Karen try to reconcile Paige and Tom.
Amanda is assaulted soon after her divorce from Danny; Tom breaks up with Paige; Baylor pleads guilty.
Baylor wants to plead guilty; Karen flops as a TV host; Paige dates a cop; Mack looks for Jeri's neighbor.
Mack interrogates Baylor; Amanda submits to Danny; Paula dates Greg; Michael asks Linda to the office party.
Mack and Frank look for a way to defend Jeri, who commits suicide; Karen debates Greg on a television show.
Gary finds Sally's friend; her identity threatens Val's affair with Danny; Greg feels shut out of Paige's life.
Val tells Danny that Gary is the twins' father; Michael works with Greg; Gary brings Mack and Frank into his search.
Karen learns of Mack's tryst with Paula; Paige waits for negatives; Val mulls Danny's proposal; Olivia and Harold keep on a budget.
Gary seeks the identity of Sally's friend, whom he fears is dead; Paige seeks evidence Hawkins left behind; Danny proposes.
Paige tries to keep the key away from Greg and Ted; Mack tries to confess to a drowsy Karen; Gary gives Sally's friend an ultimatum.
Paige seeks the key's origin; Ted harasses Paige; camper Karen has an accident; Mack and Paula are in a hotel room.
Abby's friends are shocked by an announcement; Paige is terrified that Greg or Ted will kill her; Karen is hospitalized.
Abby suspects Ted is capable of murder; Paige has new accusations about Murakame; Abby calls officials about Greg.
With Greg away, Abby lures Ted and Hawkins into her plan; Paula and Mack unsettle each other; Gary dates Sally's friend.
Abby distances herself from Murakame; Paige's probe links Melcher to Murakame and its president's death; Val has a date.
Abby connives to have Paige transferred to Murakame's New York office; Aunt Ginger plays matchmaker with Val.
Karen and Paula gather evidence; Abby works to keep her secret; Gary falls for a woman he met by phone.
Greg's request to meet Murakame's CEO endangers Abby's secret ownership; Karen and Paula battle Murakame.
Manipulative Abby joins a conservation board opposing her company's plan; Karen and Mack are interrupted.
Mack works to clear Gary, who goes on trial for Jill's murder; Abby tries to involve Ted in her latest scheme.
Jill's funeral goes on; Mack tries to clear Gary; Greg wants to know who leaked the story of Meg's custody.
Gary is jailed for Jill's murder; Greg's custody decision earns Karen and Mack's approval and Abby's scorn.
Gary believes Jill cut his saddle; she gets a restraining order against him; Greg records a speech about Meg; Gary's trunk hides something.
Jill's plan to win back Gary endangers Julie Williams; Olivia vows to sabotage Abby's plan to get Meg back.
Jill volunteers to take a polygraph test; newlyweds Greg and Abby pose as the perfect couple for his campaign.
Gary starts to believe Val's story as Jill tries to hinder his and Mack's investigation of her alibi.
Jill's alibi is shaken by accusations she passed a venereal disease to her San Francisco friend; Mack looks for an office.
The wedding nears; Paige tries to win back Sumner; Olivia tries to clear Harold, seeking Abby's approval.
Paige goes home to Sumner not knowing of his plans to wed Abby; Mack meets a beautiful young woman while on vacation.
Greg's marriage proposal shocks Abby; Olivia informs Abby of her intention to marry Harold; Karen an Mack argue a lot.
Sumner considers running for mayor; Val confronts Jill, who is reluctantly preparing to separate from Gary.
Abby, Gary and Karen seek a buyer for Lotus Point; Jill reveals she slept with another man the night of Val's overdose.
Val, Karen and Gary investigate Jill's alibi; the Williamses hide out at Gary's ranch; Dyer asks Abby for permission to see Olivia.
A blackmailer threatens to reveal the Williams' identities; Paige seduces Sumner; Val hires a detective to prove her case against Jill.
A newspaper implicates Karen, Gary and Abby in the drug activities at Lotus Point; Val won't leave the house.
Johnny, Paige and Michael are trapped in a van with illegal aliens crossing the border; Val dreads coming home.
Val explains her drug overdose; Paige, Michael and Johnny face Mexico's death penalty for Vasquez's murder.
Val and her suicide note are found the next morning; Mack rushes to Mexico to save Paige from Vasquez's killers.
Jill attacks Val; Paige, Johnny and Michael make a desperate bid to escape Vasquez's drug haven in Mexico.
Jill goes to great pains to set up an alibi; Donner reveals that the government is protecting Manny; Paige and Michael face danger in Mexico.
Mack tells Karen, Gary and Abby of the drug-running operation at Lotus Point; Paige and Johnny try to stop construction of a highway Vasquez wants built.
A suicide attempt leaves Olivia unconscious and near death; Frank uncovers incriminating evidence against Manny Vasquez at Lotus Point.
Olivia becomes despondent over her broken relationship with Harold; Jill continues her plot to delude Val that Ben will return soon.
Olivia elopes with Vasquez's nephew; Jill forges another "Ben" letter to Val; Jill's boozing concerns Gary.
Val receives a letter from Ben; Abby and Olivia fight about Harold; Jill is jealous of the time Gary spends with the twins.
Mack misinterprets the Williams' strange behavior; Olivia becomes more involved with Harold; Val gets shocking news through the mail.
Olivia is attracted to an underworld figure linked to illicit activities at Lotus Point; Rourke inquires about Sumner.
Sumner's decision to take Meg back to live with him devastates Karen and Mack; Paige gets caught in a cynical love affair with Rourke.
Pressed to gain control of Lotus Point, Scott implores Abby to elope with him; Mack angrily confronts Frank Williams.
Making wedding preparations, Abby begins to doubt Scott's intentions; the new neighbors' strange behavior makes Karen suspicious.
A confrontation with Judith Scott disrupts Abby's love affair with Charles; Karen is drawn into Gary and Val's court battle.
Abby accepts Scott's proposal, then sets out to destroy his wife; bizarre behavior casts suspicion on the new neighbors.
Abby refuses Scott's proposal; Paige's ex-lover gets involved in dirty dealings in Lotus Point; Sumner's behavior concerns Karen and Mack.
Scott's wife confronts Abby; Sumner's infant daughter goes into convulsions; Paige believes Sumner is having an affair with Abby.
Abby succumbs to Scott's overtures; Karen and Mack baby-sit Sumner's baby; a new neighbor (Lynne Moody) moves into Laura's old house.
Abby's broken dinner date with Scott makes her doubly determined to prevent history from repeating itself; Jill confronts Gary.
Laura leaves posthumous videotaped messages to her friends; Jill is shocked that Sumner keeps Peter's ashes on his coffee table.
The entire community mourns Laura's death, as Sumner faces the task of raising their newborn daughter alone; guest John Pleshette.
Lillimae prepares to fend off another of Al Baker's overtures; Abby excitedly prepares for her date with Charles Scott.
Abby's first love, a wealthy industrialist (Michael York), visits; Valene grudgingly allows Gary to stay for dinner.
Val resists Gary's efforts to become more involved with the twins; Al Baker (Red Buttons) tries to woo uninterested Lilimae.
Laura's news puts Sumner in a state of disbelief and places a heavy burden on her friends; Michael urges Karen to see his rock band.
Abby recants her confession, but the police do not believe her; Paige is shocked to learn Mack suspects her in Peter's murder.
Abby's confession shocks the community and raises new questions about Peter's murder; Laura's return without her sons hurts Sumner.
Abby and Olivia become prime suspects in Peter's murder, while Gary and Greg formulate their own theories.
Police launch an investigation into Peter's death after his body is discovered, resulting in further anxiety for Abby and Olivia.
Peter's murder takes its toll on paranoid Abby and Olivia; Paige accuses Sumner of being her real father.
Abby (Donna Mills) covers up for Olivia (Tonya Crowe) and disposes of Peter's (Hunt Block) body; Val (Joan Van Ark) is convinced Ben (Douglas Sheehan) won't return.
Paige (Nicollette Sheridan) tries to find out if Greg (William Devane) is her father; Peter (Hunt Block) suffers the wrath of several women.
Mack is unsure if Paige is his daughter; Abby and Peter try to intercept Sylvia's letter; Paige wants to marry Peter, who wants to marry Abby.
Anne (Michelle Phillips) tells Mack (Kevin Dobson) her overdose was an accident; Olivia (Tonya Crowe) isn't sure what to do with Sylvia's letter.
Olivia (Tonya Crowe) reveals her crush on Peter (Hunt Block); Paige (Nicollette Sheridan) tells Mack (Kevin Dobson) her mother (Michelle Phillips) staged her attempted suicide.
Anne connives to be with Mack; Laura refuses to speak to Val; Ben has a security system put in the house.
Anne (Michelle Phillips) moves into Laura's (Constance McCashin) house; Greg (William Devane) fires Ben (Douglas Sheehan); Jill (Teri Austin) has second thoughts about marrying Gary (Ted Shackelford).
Afraid that Ben is dead, Val searches for a gun; Greg tells Mack that he will take care of everything.
Jean (Wendy Fulton) needs proof that Greg (William Devane) is dead; Karen (Michele Lee) tries to find out what is going on.
Ben (Douglas Sheehan) enlists Mack's (Kevin Dobson) help; Greg (William Devane) wants Laura (Constance McCashin) back.
Jean threatens Ben's family; someone tries to run Val off the road; Peter asks Abby to the club opening.
Greg suspects someone has access to his computer; Val's script is altered; Abby and Gary discuss the terms of their divorce.
Mack (Kevin Dobson) brings Anne (Michelle Phillips) back from New York; Jean (Wendy Fulton) asks Ben (Douglas Sheehan) to bug Greg's (William Devane) computer room.
Mack (Kevin Dobson) leaves for New York to see Anne; Olivia (Tonya Crowe) endangers Brian with her drug problem.
Abby discovers Olivia is using drugs; Paige's grandfather recognizes her; Gary goes to Val for advice; Ben helps Greg and Jean.
Paige's claims confuse Mack and Karen; Lilimae finds drugs in Olivia's car after the accident; Karen convinces Michael about Paige.
Karen discovers the truth about Paige; Michael realizes Paige left him for Peter; Ben feels compromised by his truce with Peter.
With Peter standing on the brink of political ruin, Sumner asks Ben to become Peter's press secretary; Paige sets out to get Peter.
Police grill Peter about Jill's accident; Ben questions the integrity of Val's new secretary; Mack and Karen reprimand Michael and Paige.
Peter anonymously reports critically injured Jill's accident; Ben discovers that Peter was with Jill before she fell.
Lilimae confides her distrust of Paige; Jill urges Peter to confess his identity, then falls off a cliff.
Ben wonders why Jill and Peter tried to cover up Sylvia's disappearance; Lilimae has a premonition about Paige.
Family friction intensifies when Paige moves in with Mack and Karen; Ben's plan to do a profile of Peter worries Greg and Peter.
Greg and the police converge at Phil's hideout; Sylvia overimbibes at Peter's victory party; Abby celebrates the reopening of Lotus Point.
Karen wants to meet Mack's daughter; Gary gains on Peter in the senate race; kidnapper Phil worries Sumner by refusing to leave town.
Greg traces Phil's license plate and heads for the burning farmhouse; Abby threatens to expose Peter; Paige and Michael grow closer.
Phil Harbert, a man once subpoenaed to testify against the mob, visits Greg; smoke fills Karen's farmhouse prison cell.
Karen seriously considers accepting a position working for her former college roommate, now a successful New York fashion designer.
Abby plans to reopen Lotus Point; Gary decides to run against Peter; Greg and Mack clash over Anne in a '60s flashback.
The police prepare to trace any call from Karen's kidnapper; Val tells Gary she wants to save her marriage; Ben tries to end his relationship with Jean.
Karen vanishes after closing Lotus Point; Val sees Cathy and Ben together; tipsy Peter visits Abby; Gary finds Val on the beach.
Karen and Abby feud over Lotus Point; Greg and Abby urge Peter to enter politics; Ben packs for Cathy's tour; Mack meets his daughter.
Greg promises to claim Peter as his legal brother; Cathy tells Ben they belong together; Abby wounds Gary with news about Jill.
Cathy and Ben meet at the beach house; Greg plans a surprise wedding for Laura; Peter and Jill threaten to expose each other's pasts.
Abby races to unload Empire Valley holdings; Ben tells Cathy the truth about the twins; Peter tries to reconcile with Sylvia.
Eric suffers from severe abdominal pains; Abby hears shocking news about Empire Valley; Sumner ousts Peter, who turns to Jill.
Abby intends to make a profit from Gary's divorce plans; Sylvia falls for Abby's trick and reveals evidence against Peter's claim.
Abby forces Olivia to tell the truth about the marijuana found in Michael's car; Val upsets Ben by visiting Gary in the hospital.
Olivia denies owning the marijuana found in Michael's car; Jill and Abby visit hospitalized Gary; Eric's condition worsens.
Gary's gift to the twins infuriates Ben and Abby; Michael is arrested when marijuana belonging to Olivia is found in his car.
Abby learns of Jill and Gary's romance; Greg acknowledges Peter as his brother; Gary gives the twins title to half of Empire Valley.
Karen demands to know why Mack had Jill's key in his pocket; Cathy learns Sonny's true identity; Abby offers Peter financial aid.
Olivia refuses to return home; Peter Hollister reveals his true identity to Greg; Karen finds a motel key in Mack's pocket.
A scandal sheet runs a story on Cathy and Lilimae; Greg demands payment for Abby's planning-commission post; Jill extends her visit.
Police seek another suspect in Joshua's death; Peter Hollister reassures his money-hungry mother (Ruth Roman); Greg has new plans.
Lilimae's lies result in an innocent man being suspected of murder; Gary dates Jill; Ben comforts Cathy; Abby has a deal for Greg.
Joshua's death prompts a murder investigation; Val asks Gary to stay away from the twins; Mack's former aide Jill wants to see Karen.
Gary destroys the secret installation at Empire Valley; Cathy tries to free herself from Lilimae's meddling.
Gary forces Abby to help him protect his family from a hit man hired to guard the secret of Empire Valley; Cathy flees from Lilimae.
Lilimae lies about Joshua's fatal fall; Gary is torn between Abby and the twins; Coblentz hires a killer to settle things with Greg.
Joshua preaches on the streets; Cathy finds success on television; Gary asks Mack to investigate Frank Elliot's death.
Gary and Val talk while the wedding party waits; Joshua stalks Cathy; Abby and Greg overestimate their power in Empire Valley.
Val and Ben plan their wedding; Gary wonders if he is the father of Val's twins; Joshua's behavior becomes frightening.
Joshua walks out on his show; Greg's secretary exhibits independent thinking; Abby plans a cover up; Gary visits the twins.
Unstable Sheila Fisher stalks Val; Mack shows more than a passing interest in the governor's aide, Jill Bennett (Teri Austin).
Abby seizes control of Empire Valley; the Fishers tell Mack about the illegal adoption; Joshua's strange behavior distresses Cathy.
Mack feels an investigation of illegal adoption agencies will help Val's case; Abby challenges Greg's power in Empire Valley.
Val must prove the twins adopted by the Fishers are hers; Greg woos Laura; Gary learns of Bobby's fate.
Abby fears being linked to the disappearance of Val's twins; Laura leaves Greg; the Fishers are determined to keep Val's babies.
Ruth wants Abby to break up Greg and Laura; Karen makes a breakthrough in her hunt for Val's twins; Joshua hampers Val's recovery.
Ben aids in Karen's search for Val's two babies; Mack replies to the governor's offer; Ruth uses Abby to break up Laura and Sumner.
Empire Valley backers order Sumner to force Gary out of the project; Ruth schemes to distract Mack with an offer to be a Senator.
Dr. Ackerman thwarts Karen's probe; Gary plays a dual role in Empire Valley's secret mission; Ruth vows to separate Laura and Greg.
Gary's inheritance forces Greg to act; Cathy frets over her wedding; Gary learns Empire Valley's secret; Karen finds Dr. Ackerman.
Greg tries to ruin Gary when Abby undermines the project; Mack encourages Karen's search for the doctor who delivered Val's babies.
Cathy fumes over Joshua's proposal; Ruth wants Greg to stop Mack's investigation; Karen finds a nurse who witnessed Val's delivery.
Greg decides between the Senate and project; Gary threatens to end his business with Galveston; Joshua announces his engagement.
After marrying the dying Paul Galveston, Greg's mother (Ava Gardner) tries to force her son to take control of his father's empire.
Ben's Empire Valley probe angers Gary; Joshua asserts his power; Galveston's aide threatens Laura; Karen begins to believe Valene.
Val receives therapy to help regain her memory; aides prevent Gary from visiting Galveston; Joshua regrets his breakup with Cathy.
Val thinks that she and Gary are married; Galveston threatens Abby; Ben suspects that Empire Valley is a covert military project.
Parker goes ahead with plans to marry Val; Ben accuses Abby of pushing Joshua's TV career; Galveston agrees to cooperate with Mack.
Gary tries to help Val regain her memory; Galveston learns that Laura knows about his ties to Sumner; Ben and Cathy confront Abby.
Abby visits Val; Sumner tells Laura a secret about Galveston; Val receives a marriage proposal; Cathy must make a career decision.
Mack awaits word on Karen's surgery; Abby conceals information about Val; Galveston tries to halt Mack's Tidal Basin investigation.
Abby offers Joshua a weekly TV spot; Val finds love; Karen decides about surgery; Galveston sees Abby as a threat to the project.
Val assumes a new identity as a small-town waitress; Abby offers Joshua another TV spot; Mack confronts Karen about her illness.
Joshua pleads Val's case on television; Karen objects to Gary's dealings with Galveston; Abby undermines the hunt for Val's twins.
Val fights for sanity; Abby suspects Scott Easton of taking Val's twins; Gary and Karen meet with tycoon Galveston (Howard Duff).
Val insists that her twins are alive; Karen becomes ill; Abby realizes she may be responsible for the disappearance of the babies.
Val goes into premature labor; the Rev. Kathrun (Sandy Kenyon) counsels confused Joshua; Mack and Karen attempt reconciliation.
Joshua faces his minister father; Karen serves Mack with divorce papers; Val is the target of a plot; Greg wants Laura to join him.
Abby deals with knowing Gary fathered Val's babies; Gary and Val try to reunite Karen and Mack; reporter Kelly has her eye on Ben.
The opening of Lotus Point nears; Sumner plots to control Abby; neglected Jane Sumner visits Mack; Abby now knows Valene's secret.
New TV-station owner Abby corners Sumner; Jane Sumner returns; Lilimae tells Joshua the truth; Karen rushes work on Lotus Point.
Lilimae admits the truth about Joshua; Sumner claims self-defense in St. Claire's death; Karen tries to avoid her own problems.
St. Claire offers Sumner a chance to save his campaign and Abby's life; Joshua Rush (Alec Baldwin) claims to be Lilimae's nephew.
Police pursue St. Claire as Karen lies near death; Ben and Val remain unreconciled; Sumner seeks an indictment against Wolfbridge.
Mack and Karen separate over Mack's obsession with destroying Wolfbridge; Abby reluctantly agrees to help Mack capture St. Claire.
Mack reneges on his promise to stop the Wolfbridge investigation; Val goes on a book promotion tour; Ben returns from El Salvador.
Mack attempts to make Abby reveal her dealings with Wolfbridge; Ben is found unconscious in the remains of a bombed-out church.
Sumner warns Gary that interference in the Lotus Point project could be fatal; Val tries to discover Ben's fate; Ray watches Gary.
Mack traps Abby and Sumner in a plan to destroy Wolfbridge; Gary serves Abby with divorce papers; Val learns she is carrying twins.
Gary freezes the assets of his company; Cathy reveals her feelings for Gary; Val's doctor advises taking a trip; Olivia runs away.
Laura reveals Abby's business dealings to Mack and Karen; Gary orders Abby to move out of the ranch; Ben and Val decide to marry.
Mack breaks in on Laura and Greg's secret rendezvous; Val wants Ben to turn down an assignment in El Salvador; Ray betrays Abby.
Gary discovers Cathy's secret; Mack continues his investigation despite a recent assault; Gary unwittingly reunites Ben and Val.
Karen continues detoxification; Ben uncovers Abby's real-estate transactions; Cathy's evasiveness bothers Gary; Karen comes home.
Mack commits Karen for detoxification; Sumner publicly accuses Mack; Laura conceals vital information on the Lotus Point project.
Abby encourages Cathy's attempt to lure Gary into an affair; Lilimae tells Ben about Val's pregnancy; Mack finds Karen unconscious.
Val has mixed emotions about her pregnancy by Gary; Greg asks Abby to an important reception, unaware that his wife will be there.
Mack feels pressured by Karen's pill dependency and his strained relationship with Sumner; Chip meets Cathy at the ranch.
Gary hires Cathy at the ranch then tries to make her over in Ciji's image; Diana helps Chip hide out at the ranch.
Abby and Sumner begin a cautious affair; Greg's daughter (Danielle Brisbois) visits; Cathy visits Gary; Val and Ben become lovers.
Gary weds Abby; Mack signs on as crime commissioner; Lilimae is committed for observation; Gary sees a maid who looks like Ciji.
Lilimae confesses to hitting Chip with her car and insists she isn't insane; Val and Gary spend a romantic night together.
Gregory Sumner offers Mack a position on the crime commission; Karen fails to make peace with Diana; Lilimae seeks revenge on Chip.
Diana moves in with Abby after Chip is put in jail; Valene and Ben renew their friendship; Abby eyes a candidate (William Devane).
Police corner Chip and Diana in a shack; Gary hires Laura to keep track of Abby; Lilimae disapproves of Val's friend Ben Gibson.
Diana learns the truth about Chip's identity; Val discovers Ben's tie to a cable news station; Gary convinces Abby to buy a ranch.
Gary fights his indictment for Ciji's murder; Abby makes marriage plans; Karen awaits news from Diana; Mack searches for Chip.
Gary faces a murder hearing; Laura suspects Richard killed Ciji; Val goes to Gary after her release from jail; Diana leaves.
Val is jailed after confessing to Ciji's murder; Abby suspects Val's motives; Lilimae wants Chip out; Mack continues his probe.
Gary fears he may have caused Ciji's death during a drunken binge; Chip reveals his affair with Ciji; Valene thinks she is guilty.
Laura throws Richard out, asking Mack to find Ciji; Ciji's body washes up on the beach near drunken Gary, who becomes a suspect.
Ciji's record-album premiere night turns into a disastrous fiasco as the guest of honor fails to appear and Gary is drunk again.
Gary goes on a binge and ends up at Ciji's apartment; Abby takes legal steps to control Gary's finances; Ciji fires publicist Chip.
Mack has a tough time adjusting to his new homelife with Karen and her children; Gary's alcoholism resurfaces; Chip is found out.
Tension surrounds Karen and Mack's pending wedding; a tabloid publishes Val's stolen manuscript pages; Ciji asks Chip to marry her.
Mack proposes to Karen; Kenny cannot accept his exclusion from Ciji's recording career; Ciji tells Chip she wants to have the baby.
Gary and Abby plan to dump Kenny as a business partner; Ciji learns that she is pregnant with Chip's baby; Val considers divorce.
Mack's father brings bad news that releases bitter, suppressed feelings; the residents of Knots Landing plan a benefit block party.
Abby struggles with the decision of whether to give her kidney to Diana; Richard's marriage suffers from his partnership with Abby.
Karen is still cool to Mack; Abby arranges a record deal for Ciji without concern for Kenny's interests; Diana falls seriously ill.
Diana doubts Mack's fidelity when she sees a scantily dressed woman in his apartment; Ciji sings for a prestigious record producer.
Chip takes advantage of Lilimae's hospitality while romancing both Ciji and Diana; Abby and Gary invest in Richard's restaurant.
Gary and Abby disagree over money; Karen and Mack clash while camping; Val returns to find Chip has moved in.
Jock Ewing's death forces Gary to come to terms with the past; Abby and Val meet each other in the lobby of Gary's Dallas hotel.
Valene refuses to accompany Gary to Dallas for the reading of Jock Ewing's will; three men confess to complicity in Sid's murder.
New evidence surfaces which links Abby to Sid's murder; Valene appears on Mike Douglas' television talk-show to promote her novel.
Despite Mack's advice, Karen sets a trap for Sid's killers; an aggressive interviewer questions Val about her book and the Ewings.
A visit from J.R. Ewing sparks Val's curiosity; Karen continues her search for Sid's killers; Laura and Richard have a baby boy.
Lilimae takes angry Valene to stay with old boyfriend Rusty; Karen petitions the U.S. Attorney's office to look into Sid's murder.
Lilimae and Karen see Gary and Abby together; Laura believes that Richard is suicidal; Abby persuades Gary to miss Val's party.
Val finally deals with Abby and Gary's affair; Richard continues therapy at the mental hospital.
Rejected Val leaves with Olivia and they both become hopelessly lost; Laura decides to visit Richard at the psychiatric hospital.
Troubled Richard loses touch with reality and holds Laura and Jason at gunpoint.
Val promises not to publish her book if Gary will stop seeing Abby; a prostitute names Richard as a procurer on a TV news show.
Money-hungry Abby woos an aging former silent-movie director (Lew Ayres); Abby's engineer boyfriend becomes interested in Karen.
Abby has plans for Valene's thinly-disguised new novel about the Ewings of Dallas; Richard learns of Laura's unwanted pregnancy.
Val's former beau visits and abandons his troubled stepdaughter; Karen's brother (Stephen Macht) visits.
Karen seriously considers accepting a position working for her former college roommate, now a successful New York fashion designer.
Karen's children disapprove of her date with a middle-aged stockbroker; Kenny opposes Ginger's plans to pursue a singing career.
Gary mortgages his house to finance a brand-new, methanol-powered car; Lilimae sells a song; Gary, Richard and Abby fly to Mexico.
Laura, Val, Ginger, Lilimae, Abby and Karen investigate reports that a house is being haunted by a trio of grief-stricken sisters.
Val volunteers Gary to be Olivia's partner for Father's Night at school; Lilimae runs away to Las Vegas with a suave con artist.
Still mourning her father's death, Diana jumps to conclusions regarding her mother's platonic relationship with a handsome widower.
Karen reluctantly asks ex-employee Abby to meet with IRS auditors; Scooter comforts angry Laura; Richard arranges another party.
Karen's old beau claims to be Diana's father; Laura receives an extravagant Christmas gift from Scooter; Val and Lilimae reconcile.
Abby pursues a heartless plan to get her children back from Jeff; Richard's boss asks him to find a date for an important client.
Olivia calls; Val's mother, Lilimae, is nabbed for shoplifting; Abby intrudes on Karen's task of sorting through Sid's belongings.
A model of self-control, Karen suppresses her grief over Sid's death by plunging into the day-to-day operation of the dealership.
Unable to accept his blood-clot-induced paralysis, Sid gambles against the odds with an operation that could cost him his life.
An automobile accident leaves Sid paralyzed; Richard promises to locate a private detective who will search for Abby's children.
The FBI questions Gary about a stolen-parts ring; Karen and Richard uncover Abby's shady bookkeeping; Sid is caught in a car wreck.
Abby wants to sell Sid's experimental-engine designs to eager-buyer J.R. Ewing; Val and Karen see Jeff kidnap Abby's children.
Earl invites Val over as part of a plan to take revenge on Gary; Laura's promotion leads to rumors that she and Scooter are lovers.
Karen finds marijuana that Eric was holding for a pal; Ginger's sister, Jill, almost drowns under the influence of PCP.
Gunmen enter the Ewing home and take guests at Ginger's baby shower hostage; escapee Diana manages to call in the local police.
Val faces surgery for colon cancer; Bobby Ewing arrives to help Gary through the crisis; the operation affects everyone's life.
Karen accuses Sid of making a play for Linda; Ginger tells Kenny about the baby; Richard is jealous of Laura's financial success.
Abby's ex-husband, Jeff, disapproves of her lifestyle and sues for custody of the children; a client of Laura's suggests romance.
Scheming Abby arranges for Val to see Gary with Judy; Richard flaunts his affair with Abby; Sid becomes closer to mechanic Linda.
Abby meets with J.R. to discuss a loan for Gary; Kenny moves out on Sylvie, hoping this will encourage Ginger to take him back.
Sid and Karen seek help for discipline-problem Michael; Abby becomes Gary's bookkeeper; Gary unknowingly purchases stolen parts.
Earl Trent's wife, Judy, becomes increasingly dependent on Gary; Laura gets a real-estate license; Ginger receives startling news.
Diana and her boyfriend succumb to pressures to become lovers; Karen finally talks with Diana; Richard and Abby begin an affair.
Kristen Shepherd (Mary Crosby) comes to Los Angeles and contacts Gary and Val after being arrested; Kristen makes a play for Kenny.
Richard misinterprets a Chicago lawyer's comments as a firm job offer; Gary hires a woman mechanic and deals with shady car buyers.
Gary meets another alcoholic and his wife at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting; Kenny visits Ginger; Karen and Abby have an argument.
Sid is arraigned, then fires Richard for unethical tactics; Gary and Abby run the business together in Sid's absence.
Sid is accused of raping a blackmailing hitchhiker; Sid's divorced sister, Abby Cunningham (Donna Mills), arrives.
Val claims Gary's attempted suicide was a cry for help; Gary escapes from the hospital; Ginger catches up with Kenny.
A champagne celebration party throws recovering alcoholic Gary off the wagon; Ginger accuses Kenny of infidelity.
Richard won't allow Laura to get a job despite the couple's deep financial woes; Karen has misgivings about Diana's new boyfriend.
Karen discusses mixed emotions about her pregnancy with Sid; Karen suffers from complications; Eric dates Ginger's younger sister.
Mysterious gifts and telephone calls resurrect a painful, 8-year-old memory for Ginger; Val decides to get a high-school diploma.
To Sid's surprise, Karen invites his visiting ex-wife to stay with the family; Ginger discovers that Eric is infatuated with her.
A motorcycle gang injures Michael; Karen presses charges and becomes the target of a fear campaign.
Lucy Ewing discovers that her long-separated parents have finally remarried, and decides to leave Texas to join them in California.
Val's mother Lilimae, a country singer, comes to move in with her daughter, who is anything but happy about the turn of events.
Neglected Laura claims to have been attacked by a local rapist after a strange man she met in a bar forced his attentions on her.
Karen sets out to save the career of her daughter's controversial high-school teacher, who is under attack for unorthodox methods.
Community-spokesman Gary discovers that his brother J.R. is behind an oil company's plans for offshore drilling near Knots Landing.
Newly remarried Gary and Valene Ewing arrive at their home in Knots Landing, Calif., and attend a party to meet their neighbors.