Fans of the original series of Dallas may recall that Bobby Ewing died in 1985 when he was run over by a car that was driven by his sister-in-law, Katherine Wentworth…
However, fans of the show were so upset and outraged, that the show’s bosses convinced Patrick Duffy to come back to the show and to reprise the role of Bobby, which of course left the dilemma of how to resurrect the character.
As it turned out, the show’s bosses did so by having the entire thing – Bobby’s death – turn out to have been a dream that his wife Pam had, and he returned to the show as though nothing had happened.
And for the new reboot of Dallas, the aforementioned Pammy Ewing is set to face a similarly miraculous return from the grave.. Read more & comment »
As we reported yesterday, the Dallas reboot debuts on Channel 5 on September 5th, and ahead of it, the show’s senior stars have been talking to the media about the highly anticipated follow up to the eighties hit soap.
And among them is of course Patrick Duffy, who’s reprising his role as Bobby Ewing. As viewers of the original show will recall, Bobby was always the nice guy sidekick to Larry Hagman’s villainous character, JR, who is of course Bobby’s brother.
However, in what Patrick described as “art imitating life”, one of his new plotlines is that Bobby’s diagnosed with cancer, which was unpleasantly ironic because of course during filming for the show’s first season, Larry Hagman was, in real life, battling the disease… Read more & comment »