Dallas “Changing of the Guard; Hedging Your Bets” Review

After a year of anticipation, the new version of Dallas premiered this week, offering viewers two episodes, "Changing of the Guard" and "Hedging Your Bets"…double the chance to get re-invested (or invested for the first time) in the dysfunctional Ewings of Texas. Did TNT succeed in that mission statement? I have to admit…I’m more than willing to stick around to see just how deep the doublecrossing will go.

The original show centered around feuding brothers J.R. (Larry Hagman) and Bobby (Patrick Duffy), and while they both play a large part in the new show, their rivalry and conflicts have been passed on to their children, John Ross Jr. (Josh Henderson) and Christopher (Jesse Metcalfe), cousins who at odds about the future of the family business. Going against his grandmother’s will which stipulated no drilling on Ewing ranch property, John Ross struck oil. Meanwhile, Christopher believes the future is in clean energy. Read More...



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