The BEST episodes of Dallas (2012) season 1

Every episode of Dallas (2012) season 1, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Dallas (2012) season 1!

The next generation of the Ewing family - cousins John Ross Ewing and Christopher Ewing - clash over the family's oil business and vast fortune. Roll on drama, sabotage, secrets and betrayal. Everyone is back and then some!

Last Updated: 6/30/2024Network: TNT (US)Status: Ended
346 votes

#1 - Revelations

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/8/2012

In the dramatic season finale, family bonds bring the Ewing’s together as a loved one faces a medical crisis. Christopher and Elena begin to learn that not everyone is who they appear to be, including the people closest to them. Long buried secrets are revealed as the past rears its ugly head.

Directors: Michael M. Robin
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Truth And Consequences
466 votes

#2 - Truth And Consequences

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/4/2012

With tension mounting between the newly married Christopher and Rebecca, family ties begin to unravel when the deed to Southfork is revealed. In order to thwart J.R.’s schemes, Ann seeks help from someone in her past, and Christopher decides it is time to fight dirty.

Directors: Randy Zisk
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Family Business
478 votes

#3 - Family Business

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/1/2012

John Ross learns the value of family when he must choose between blood and oil. Sue Ellen and Rebecca both find themselves victims of men who could destroy their lives. And the Ewing’s must once again rally around one another when a medical crisis strikes.

Directors: Steve Robin
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Collateral Damage
402 votes

#4 - Collateral Damage

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/18/2012

Rebecca reveals a life-changing secret to Elena. Still riling from his interaction with Bobby, Ann’s ex-husband demands an apology. Meanwhile, John Ross is under pressure from his allies and tries to turn one family member against another. And a family associate is murdered, leaving everyone to wonder about the culprit.

Directors: Steve Robin
Writer: Aaron Allen
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The Enemy Of My Enemy
475 votes

#5 - The Enemy Of My Enemy

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/11/2012

John Ross is bothered by the weight of having to do his father's dirty work and decides to move into Southfork. Strife continues to grow between Ann and Bobby when it is revealed she went to her ex for help with a family problem. Rebecca approaches Bobby and Christopher with information that she believes might help save the ranch.

Directors: Jesse Bochco
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No Good Deed
477 votes

#6 - No Good Deed

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/25/2012

When murder hangs over the Ewing household, the family is forced to make decisions for the good of family. Christopher moves closer to his dream when a large oil company approaches him about rights to new methane technology. And the Ewings fight to protect Southfork from outsiders.

Directors: Michael Katleman
Writer: Julia Cohen
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The Last Hurrah
571 votes

#7 - The Last Hurrah

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/27/2012

John Ross seeks to gain an upper hand on a family member and resorts to blackmail, but J.R. decides to handle the situation his own way. Meanwhile, Christopher opens up to Bobby about his difficulty in choosing between the two women he loves.

Directors: Marc Roskin
Writer: Taylor Hamra
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Changing Of The Guard
784 votes

#8 - Changing Of The Guard

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/13/2012

Two decades since viewers last saw them, the Ewing’s are back. Television's first family of drama, sabotage, secrets and betrayal are gathering at Southfork Ranch for the upcoming wedding of Bobby’s adopted son, Christopher, to Rebecca Sutter. Although the occasion is joyous, an old family rivalry crosses generations after secret oil drilling on Southfork results in a major gusher. Everyone has his or her own agenda when the fight over oil and land threatens to tear the Ewings apart once again.

Directors: Michael M. Robin
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Hedging Your Bets
642 votes

#9 - Hedging Your Bets

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/13/2012

The plot to take control of Southfork gets complicated when two-timing affairs and blackmail arise, and J.R. starts to ask one too many questions. Meanwhile, Christopher and Elena bury their feelings in order work together on a business deal. But Christopher’s new bride may be hiding her own secrets.

Directors: Michael M. Robin
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The Price You Pay
555 votes

#10 - The Price You Pay

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/20/2012

Just as John Ross sets out to claim his birthright and make his father proud, J.R. decides to move back to Southfork, much to Ann’s dismay. Bitter Ewing family enemy Cliff Barnes returns and tries to reconnect with his nephew, Christopher. A startling family announcement offers an opportunity to heal old wounds.

Directors: Michael M. Robin
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