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Alexis' cowboy cabaret; Fallon's Eurotrash romance and more in Season Four of "Dynasty"

  • Jul 8, 2010
Rating:
+4
The ABC Network's answer to the hugely-popular primetime soap "Dallas", DYNASTY was created by Esther and Richard Shapiro to be the most flamboyant, daring and outrageous of all night-time drama series. The lives of Denver's oil-rich Carrington family unfolded each and every week to the fascination of viewers all over the world, who couldn't get enough of their scandalous private affairs.

The second batch of episodes from Season Four kicks off with Alexis' (Joan Collins) outrageous "country-western cabaret act", in which she dances a hoedown with a prospective new invester and drapes herself over a chair to sing "The Boys in the Backroom"; later retiring to her hotel room with "Dex" Dexter (Michael Nader) where they make sweet, sweet love in the shower. Just another day in the office.

Kirby's (Kathleen Beller) nightmare pregnancy continues as she starts to suffer from severe hyper-tension and migraines. Adam (Gordon Thomson) finally comes clean about the rape to Blake (John Forsythe) and the rest of the household. Fallon (Pamela Sue Martin) falls under the spell of Eurotrash slime-bucket Peter De Vilbis (Helmut Berger); and Krystle (Linda Evans) explores the possibilities of falling pregnant. A racehorse co-owned by Krystle and Peter mysteriously vanishes from the Carrington estate following a victorious race, and Claudia (Pamela Bellwood) receives notes signed "Lancelot" - the nickname she gave to her presumed-dead first husband Matthew.

New characters: Diahann Carroll makes her dazzling entrance as Dominique Deveraux in the second-to-last episode "New Lady in Town"...DYNASTY finally has it's black bitch! It's game on when Alexis and Dominique lock horns from their very first scene together. Sadly this is also where DYNASTY fans had to say a most reluctant farewell to Pamela Sue Martin's Fallon. Although Emma Samms later gave the role a whole new angle (Fallon returns towards the end of Season Five with Ms Samms as the new 'face' of the wayward Carrington daughter); to most hardcore DYNASTY fans there's really only ever been one true Fallon.

Includes the following episodes:
Seizure
A Little Girl
The Accident
The Vigil
Steps
The Voice (Parts 1, 2 & 3)
Birthday
The Check
The Engagement
New Lady in Town
The Nightmare

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Genre: Drama
DVD Release Date: February 2, 2010
Runtime: 60 minutes
Studio: Paramount
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