In the exhilarating season finale, the shocking identity of J.R.'s killer is revealed and the stage is set for new battles under newfound alliances.
As Christopher heads out to face his mother Pam, an unexpected secret is revealed that causes a rift between him and Elena. Sue Ellen pleads with Ken Richards (guest star Lee Majors) to do the right thing by compromising himself, while Bobby reveals the last of J.R.'s master plan.
After Pamela Rebecca allies with John Ross, Bobby's suspicions cause John Ross to question whether he can trust her. While Drew confides in Elena about a dark secret which could end her relationship with Christopher, new information about Pam's whereabouts reaches the Ewings.
With Ewing Energies at the brink of collapse at the hands of Cliff Barnes and Harris Ryland, the Ewings fight back with J.R.'s masterpiece. Meanwhile, Pamela Rebecca finds herself having to choose between the Ewings and her father once and for all, and Christopher closes in on his search for his mother Pam.moreless
As revelations about the recent catastrophe fall in line with J.R.'s masterpiece, a new adversary is revealed. While John Ross and Pamela bond, Christopher and Elena's relationship takes a turn. Meanwhile, Harris makes a move against Drew to protect Emma.
Peace among the Ewings is rattled when Christopher's technology is believed to be the cause of a catastrophe. As Bobby struggles to hold the family together, Sue Ellen reaches out to an old friend. Pamela's mother, Afton Cooper (guest star Audrey Landers), comes back to Dallas to take care of her daughter. Caught in the middle of her father's and grandmother's relationship, Emma is pushed closer to Drew.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.
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.
After John Ross and Sue Ellen successfully get control of Ewing Energies, Bobby enlists the help of his brother Gary (guest star Ted Shackelford), leaving the family in a Mexican standoff. Meanwhile, Pamela finds herself caught between John Ross and Christopher, resulting in a winner-take-all car race.
While John Ross tries to convince his mother to help him take over Ewing Energies, Christopher enlists Drew's help resulting in a revelation that could change the fate of Ewing Energies. The Ewings come together when an outsider threatens them all.
Ann figures out a way to take responsibility for shooting Harris. As John Ross' plan to take over Ewing Energies starts to come together, Christopher changes tactics with Pamela. Meanwhile, Vicente Cano (guest star Carlos Bernard) has an unexpected run-in with the Ewings.
With the future of Ewing Energies in jeopardy, Christopher does everything possible to keep a key deal alive. J.R. works to undermine Pamela, forcing John Ross to choose between a Ewing and a Barnes. Cliff Barnes returns to meet with an unlikely ally.
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
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
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