Knots Landing (1979–1993)

Down Came the Rain and Washed the Spider Out: Part 1 

Greg tells Abby their "business deal" (marriage) is over. Karen and Gary try to find evidence against Abby. The reporter tells Ted that she will need proof that Abby defrauded her partners ... See full summary »

Director:

Jerome Courtland

Writers:

David Jacobs (created by), Chuck Bulot | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Teri Austin ... Jill Bennett (credit only)
William Devane ... Gregory Sumner
Kevin Dobson ... M. 'Mack' Patrick MacKenzie
Michele Lee ... Karen MacKenzie
Donna Mills ... Abby Sumner
Ted Shackelford ... Gary Ewing
Nicollette Sheridan ... Paige Matheson
Joan Van Ark ... Valene Gibson (credit only)
Tonya Crowe ... Olivia Cunningham Dyer
Robert Desiderio ... Ted Melcher
Melinda Culea ... Paula Vertosick
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dennis Bailey ... Dave Chambers
Paul Carafotes ... Harold Dyer
Freddie Dawson Freddie Dawson ... Barry Melman
Jay Gerber Jay Gerber ... Mr. Secretary
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Storyline

Greg tells Abby their "business deal" (marriage) is over. Karen and Gary try to find evidence against Abby. The reporter tells Ted that she will need proof that Abby defrauded her partners before she can print the story. Greg allows Paige to keep her Sumner Group apartment but does not want Paige to know he's behind her staying. Rick's death is reported in the newspaper. Paige goes to the police with her suspicions that Ted is involved in Rick's death, but they find her story incredible. Harold and Olivia honeymoon in their apartment. Harold tells Paige she has a post office box key. Abby tells Paige she's a "6" on the Abby scale. When Abby suggests an annulment, Olivia tells her she wants to live on her own. Abby takes Olivia's credit cards and car. At her press conference, Abby claims she bought Murakame only recently to save it from oil drilling. She donates the Lotus Point land to the state as wildlife preserve. Abby is chosen as U.S. trade representative to Japan. While she is in... Written by GusF

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 1989 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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References Knots Landing: Hitchhike: Part 1 (1980) See more »

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