line: “Bobby James Ewing, I don’t
believe you!” Pam refuses to believe her new husband
is not nervous about how his family will react to the
news of their marriage. (This is the very first line
of the very first scene of the very first episode, “Digger’s
line - Pam is terminally ill and does not want
her family to see her die. She explains to her doctor
why she has chosen to sever all ties with them: “It’s
better this way. They won’t look for me anymore.
And, if there is pain in the end, in my mind I’ll
have Cliff and Christopher, and Bobby will be with me.
My love for them is all I really need.” (“Carousel”,
Episode 282, 1988)
History: Eloped with Ed Haynes in 1970 (annulled); married
Ewing in 1978, divorced 1983; engaged to Mark Graison
1984; remarried Bobby
Ewing 1986, divorced 1987.
Southfork Ranch, Braddock Rd, Texas (1978-83, 1986-7);
Fairview Hotel, Dallas, Texas (1983); 227 Antioch Drive,
Dallas, Texas (1983-1986)
of Business: The Store (1978-1981); Pam’s
Aerobics Unlimited (1982-1983); Barnes Wentworth (1983-1987)
likely to say: “Why does it always come
down to taking sides?”
I hate that woman!" JR on Pam, 1983
Mother: Rebecca Barnes Wentworth (deceased 1983)
Hutch McKinney (deceased 1955)
Digger Barnes (deceased 1980)
Tyler Barnes (deceased 1952), Cliff Barnes
Katherine Barnes (deceased 1954), Katherine Wentworth
Adpotive son: Christopher
Ray Krebbs: They enjoyed an on-off affair during the
1970s until he
introduced her to ...
Ewing: The love of her life. They eloped to New Orleans
in 1978, but the marriage could not survive the pressures
of Ewing Oil, or the meddling of their respective siblings.
They divorced after five years, and Pam became involved
Graison: Her knight in shining armour. Despite still
being in love with Bobby, she agreed to marry Mark after
learning that he had a terminal illness. Mark killed
himself (or did he?), leaving Pam to reconcile with
They remarried in 1986 but, less than a year later,
Pam fled town (or did she?) following a horrific car
Bobby’s brother JR is Pam’s nemesis; Katherine
Wentworth and Jenna Wade are her rivals for Bobby’s
Marrying the man of her dreams - twice! Being reunited
with the mother she thought was dead. Adopting Christopher.
Suffering two miscarriages, and a subsequent breakdown.
Being tricked by her sister into divorcing Bobby. The
car crash that left her horrifically burnt.