'Dallas' Season 4 Episodes

Dallas S4E1
Episode 1  •  November 7th, 1980

No More Mister Nice Guy (1)

J.R. is rushed to the hospital in critical condition following his gunshot wound. As the police investigate, they discover many people have the motive for shooting J.R. and everyone patiently waits by J.R.'s bedside hoping he will wake up and identify the shooter.

Dallas S4E2
Episode 2  •  November 9th, 1980

No More Mister Nice Guy (2)

J.R., paralyzed after the shooting, undergoes further surgery to help save his life. While J.R. is in the hospital, Bobby takes over Ewing Oil for the time being. Meanwhile, Sue Ellen worries that she was the shooter as the police identify more suspects in the shooting.

Dallas S4E3
Episode 3  •  November 14th, 1980


Bobby has a hard time running Ewing Oil with J.R. underminding his every decision. Meanwhile, Miss Ellie finds the gun that was used in the shooting and Sue Ellen, full of guilt, has nightmares about J.R.'s shooting.

Dallas S4E4
Episode 4  •  November 21st, 1980

Who Done It?

Sue Ellen is arrested for the shooting and the Ewings abandon her completely, not coming to her aid. After bail is posted by an unknown person, a session with a psychiatrist reveal the real shooter.

Dallas S4E5
Episode 5  •  November 28th, 1980

Taste of Success

Loving his new found power as head of Ewing Oil, Bobby works to accomplish something that Jock or J.R. never did -- buy a refinery.

Dallas S4E6
Episode 6  •  December 5th, 1980

The Venezuelan Connection

Jock is torn between Bobby and J.R. when J.R. decides to take back control of Ewing Oil, but Bobby refuses to relinquish his position. Meanwhile, Pam continues to search for her mother and friends of Lucy meet Mitch Cooper.

Dallas S4E7
Episode 7  •  December 12th, 1980

The Fourth Son

Amos, Ray Krebbs' father, arrives in Southfork with shocking news. Meanwhile, Bobby must deal with his first crisis at Ewing Oil when a tanker and the 600,000 gallons onboard sinks.

Dallas S4E8
Episode 8  •  December 19th, 1980

Trouble at Ewing 23

When Ewing 23 receives a bomb threat, the incident gives J.R. an opening to take back control of Ewing Oil. Meanwhile, Ray reels from the shocking news that he is Jock's son and worries that Donna is slipping away from him.

Dallas S4E9
Episode 9  •  January 2nd, 1981

The Prodigal Mother

Pam believes that she has finally located her mother. Meanwhile, Mitch agrees to marry Lucy and J.R. hatches his plan to regain power of Ewing Oil.

Dallas S4E10
Episode 10  •  January 9th, 1981

Executive Wife

Pam begins to feel lonely as Bobby spends most of his time preoccupied with Ewing Oil. Meanwhile, J.R. tries to convince Jock to work on a deal that would go against Bobby.

Dallas S4E11
Episode 11  •  January 16th, 1981

End of the Road (1)

J.R. falls for Mitch's sister, Afton, and tries to gain the upper hand when Bobby makes a deal on behalf of Ewing Oil.

Dallas S4E12
Episode 12  •  January 23rd, 1981

End of the Road (2)

As J.R. flirts with Afton at the wedding, Sue Ellen finds herself pursuing an old boyfriend.

Dallas S4E13
Episode 13  •  January 30th, 1981

Making of a President

As J.R. returns to his position at Ewing Oil, J.R. undergoes a public relations campaign in order to help his image. Meanwhile, Sue Ellen finds Pam with Alex and Miss Ellie continues to be angry with Jock.

Dallas S4E14
Episode 14  •  February 6th, 1981

Start the Revolution With Me

J.R. sets out to exact revenge on the Asian government after it takes over Ewing Oil wells. Meanwhile, Bobby looks into solar energy.

Dallas S4E15
Episode 15  •  February 13th, 1981

The Quest

J.R. sets out to put an end to Cliff's potential political career, but is surprised when he learns who else is looking into having a political career. Meanwhile, Sue Ellen believes she has a stalker.

Dallas S4E16
Episode 16  •  February 20th, 1981

Lover, Come Back

Though at first she is overjoyed that Dusty is alive, Sue Ellen's happiness proves to be short-lived. Meanwhile, J.R.'s dealings in Asia brings the Cartel back to life.

Dallas S4E17
Episode 17  •  February 27th, 1981

The New Mrs. Ewing

As Donna and Ray tie the knot, Lucy competes for Miss Young Dallas. Meanwhile, Jock and Miss Ellie continue to feud.

Dallas S4E18
Episode 18  •  March 13th, 1981

Mark of Cain

As J.R. continues to deal in Asia, the Ewing family split over what is being done. Meanwhile, Lucy's inflated ego over her pageant win creates tension and Sue Ellen continues her affair with Clint Ogden.

Dallas S4E19
Episode 19  •  March 27th, 1981

The Gathering Storm

With their marriage on the rocks, Jock threatens to sell Ewing Oil if Ellie divorces him. Meanwhile, Clint tries to convince Sue Ellen to leave J.R.; Lucy's ego continues to threaten her marriage; and Pam becomes suspicious of Cliff.

Dallas S4E20
Episode 20  •  April 3rd, 1981

Ewing vs. Ewing

Newlyweds Donna and Ray tries to fix Jock and Ellie's strained marriage. Meanwhile, J.R. continues to try to sell out Ewing Oil.

Dallas S4E21
Episode 21  •  April 10th, 1981

New Beginnings

J.R.'s plan to sell is cut short by Jock and Ellie's reconciliation. Meanwhile, Jeremy Wendell sets out to get revenge against J.R.

Dallas S4E22
Episode 22  •  April 17th, 1981

Full Circle

Kristen makes her return to Dallas; Lucy and Mitch split up; and Cliff meets his mother.

Dallas S4E23
Episode 23  •  May 1st, 1981


J.R.'s deals in Asia may end up costing him Ewing Oil, as well as his freedom. Meanwhile, Dusty tries to get Sue Ellen to take John Ross and leave J.R.

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