John Ross and Christopher, the children of bitter rivals and brothers J.R. and Bobby Ewing, clash over the future of the Ewing dynasty, while the fate of SouthFork weighs in the balance. The current proprietor of SouthFork, Bobby Ewing, is determined to protect the promise he made to his late mother Miss Ellie. The infamous, scheming J.R. Ewing returns to SouthFork.
You can't strike oil without getting your hands dirty.
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Did You Know?
Before the series entered development, there was a rumor that a big screen adaptation was in the works with John Travolta and Ben Stiler being considered for the role of J.R Ewing and Jennifer Lopez and Jessica Simpson being considered for the role of Sue Ellen. Bill Paxton was considered to play Cliff Barnes, while Owen Wilson was in the running for the role of Bobby Ewing. Betty Thomas and Gurinda Chadha were both named as potential directors. The film version was being touted as a spoof version of the show but never went into production. See more
Jesse Metcalfe and Josh Henderson switch first billing in the opening credits every episode. Josh Henderson gets first billing in the even, Jesse Metcalfe in the odd episodes. See more