- Season 2
Trouble is brewing for nasty oil man
JR Ewing as he gets his just desserts in the most famous cliffhanger
of all time in this episode from 1980.
JR has crossed just about every character
in the show this season and has been at his evil best.
Alan Beam arrives at JR's
office escorted by dodgy cop Harry McSween. JR tells Alan he
knows that he and Kristin planned to blackmail him. JR informs
Alan that he has to get out of Dallas and he will never work
there again. JR asks Harry "What's the penalty for rape?"
Alan asks what JR is talking about. "That woman you raped
a couple of months ago". "There is no woman"
"You got a woman yet Harry?" JR asks. "Blonde,
Brunette or red head?" Harry replies. JR instructs Harry
to throw Alan out
Meanwhile Bobby states he
has had enough of all the backstabbing by JR and that he and
Pam will leave Southfork in the morning.
At Alan is with Kristin
at her apartment, Harry Mcsween bursts in with a warrant to
arrest Kristen for prostitution - he tells them they have 24
hours to get out of Dallas.
"I'll kill, I swear I'll
kill him" Kristen states
" Take a number, there are a few of us ahead of
you" Alan replies
Meanwhile JR plots to put
Sue Ellen back in the Sanitarium. Vaughn then phones JR and
the last crooked deal you'll ever pull"
Meanwhile back at Southfork
Sue Ellen contemplates shooting JR. She grabs a gun and puts
in her purse and heads out to see Dr Elby.
Cliff visits Diggers grave
and states that he has to stop JR for good. Sue Ellen visits
Dr Elby and says that JR must be stopped . Just before she leaves
want to tell you something Dr Elby. You have been right all
along, I can't rely on anyone else to do what I have to do"
At Ewing Oil JR sits alone
in his office. The phone rings, he picks it up but the caller
An unseen figures arrives
in the darkness at Ewing Oil, JR hears a noise and calls out
"Who's there?". JR walks towards the door to leave
his office to investigate.
As JR leaves his office,
3 gunshots ring out and he falls to the floor...shot.