Frankie wins free maid service for one month. Mike and Rusty decide it's time to look for an assisted-living facility for their father. Elsewhere, Axl moves in with Sue and Lexie in their temporary housing after snow falls through the hole in the Winnebago's roof.moreless
In the wake of a shocking revelation, the Ewings have to pull together in a quest to honor J.R.'s legacy. Pamela returns a favor to John Ross by giving him information against Cliff. Meanwhile, Christopher puts his relationship with Elena at risk when he resorts to a J.R.-worthy tactic.moreless
The Ewings are forced to put aside their differences when J.R. Ewing is found killed. The family and old friends come together to mourn, leading to a shocking revelation that changes everything.
J.R. and John Ross maneuver on two fronts to reclaim their birthright, including poisoning one family member against another. Pamela continues to push her father's agenda to gain control of Ewing Energies. Meanwhile, Christopher tries to connect Pamela to Tommy's disappearance. As a new member of the family arrives at Southfork, Ann is pushed to the brink by Harris Ryland's sadistic games.moreless
The battle for Ewing Energies heats up as Christopher and John Ross clash over opposing visions for the company. As Christopher seeks to gain the upper hand in his divorce from Rebecca Sutter, a game-changing revelation turns everything on its head, causing the entire family to put their differences aside and rally together - except for John Ross, who uses J.R.'s dirty little tricks to take revenge on Christopher and Elena. Meanwhile, Ann is blackmailed by her ex-husband, Harris Ryland, forcing her and Bobby to confront a shocking secret from Ann's past.moreless
J.R. and John Ross strike a deal to wrestle control of Ewing Energies away from Bobby and Christopher, while the newly revealed Pamela Rebecca Barnes schemes with John Ross to take half of Christopher's shares as part of her father's revenge against the Ewings. Meanwhile, Harris Ryland's mother Judith proves to be just as ruthless as her son.moreless
In the season finale, a sudden health crisis brings Ewing family back together. Deep and hurtful secrets come to light, while Elena and Christopher learn the real truths about those closest to them.moreless
John Ross is forced to choose between family and business, while a medical scare impacts the Ewings. Rebecca and Sue Ellen are both in danger of falling for dangerous and powerful men.
The Ewing family is forced into a hard decision following the recent murder while fighting off Southfork outsiders. Meanwhile, Christopher is approached by an oil company concerning the rights to his new methane technology.moreless
Harris demands an apology after his altercation with Bobby. Rebecca confides in Elena over a life-altering secret. John Ross makes a tempting offer to his cousin Lucy, while a family associate is murdered.moreless
John Ross is bothered by the weight of having to do his father's dirty work and decides to move into Southfork. Strife continues to grow between Ann and Bobby when it is revealed she went to her ex for help with a family problem. Rebecca approaches Bobby and Christopher with information that she believes might help save the ranch.moreless
Family tensions rise as the deed to Southfork is finally revealed, made worse by the escalating issues between newlyweds Rebecca and Christopher. Ann reaches into her past in order to derail J.R., while Christopher decides to get his hands dirty.moreless
Christopher confides in Bobby about his enticing love triangle. John Ross resorts to blackmail to get the better of his family members, but J.R. has other plans.
Just as John Ross sets out to claim his birthright and make his father proud, J.R. decides to move back to Southfork, much to Bobby's dismay. Bitter Ewing family enemy Cliff Barnes (special guest star Ken Kercheval) returns and tries to reconnect with his nephew, Christopher. A startling family announcement offers an opportunity to heal old wounds.moreless
The plot to take control of Southfork gets complicated when two-timing affairs and blackmail arise, and J.R. starts to ask one too many questions. Christopher and Elena bury their feelings in order work together on a business deal. Meanwhile, Christopher's new bride may be hiding her own secrets.moreless