CTVA US Drama - "Dynasty" Season 1 (Early1981)

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Season 1 (Early 1981)
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################ Dynasty ###################
############# season 1 1980-81 ###############
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13 episodes (nos. 1 - 13 inclusive)
Produced by Philip Parslow (season 1)
Dynasty premiered mid-way through the 1980-81 season with a 3 hour pilot film.
The first episode comprised the three hour pilot movie/opening episode.

OIL (3hour pilot - actual running time 144min)
A Fox-Cat Production in association with Aaron Spelling Productions
Supervising Producer E. Duke Vincent / Produced by Philip Parslow
Written by Richard and Esther Shapiro
Directed by Ralph Senensky
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
*
Starring: (opening credits)(parts 1,2 & 3)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood, Al Corley, John James, Wayne Northrop,
Katy Kurtzman
Special Guest Star: Dale Roberston
Also Starring: Bo Hopkins as Matthew
*
Special Appearance by: (end credits) (parts 1,2 & 3)
Lloyd Bochner ........ Cecil Colby
Special Guest Appearance by:
Peter Mark Richman ... Andrew Laird
and:
Lee Bergere ......... Joseph
Also Starring:
Vernon Weddle ....... Mr. Afferton
Davey Davison ....... Margaret
Bebe Kelly .......... Alice
Judy Levitt ......... Marion
Stephanie Kramer .... Melanie
Connie Hill ......... Lisa
Barry Cahill ........ Milburn
Robert Clarke ....... Minister
Jerry Ayres ......... Tom
Paul Tuerpe ......... Doctor
1.01A OIL (PART 1 OF 3)
IN THIS PREMIERE EPISODE OF THE SERIES, KRYSTLE AND BLAKE GET READY FOR
THEIR WEDDING.
1.01B OIL (PART 2 OF 3)
BLAKE AND KRYSTLE RECONCILE; MATTHEW IS REUNITED WITH HIS WIFE AND
DAUGHTER; WALTER'S RIG IS SABOTAGED; BLAKE ACCUSES SON STEVEN OF BEING GAY.
1.01C OIL (PART 3 OF 3)
BLAKE AND KRYSTLE ARE MARRIED; JEFF COLBY PURSUES A DISINTERESTED FALLON;
WALTER AND MATTHEW FORM A BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP; CLAUDIA AND LINDSAY TRY
WITHOUT SUCCESS TO RESOLVE THEIR DIFFERENCES.

1.2 [--] Dynasty: THE HONEYMOON
19Jan81 ABC Mon
Supervising Producer E. Duke Vincent / Produced by Philip Parslow
Teleplay by Edward DeBlasio & Chester Krumholz; Story by Chester Krumholz
Directed by Robert C. Thompson
director of photography: Richard L. Rawlings; music by Peter Meyers.
*
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood, Al Corley, John James, Wayne Northrop,
Katy Kurtzman
Special Guest Star: Dale Roberston
Also Starring: Bo Hopkins as Matthew
*
Special Appearance by: (end credits)
Lloyd Bochner ........ Cecil Colby
Special Guest Appearance by:
Peter Mark Richman ... Andrew Laird
Robert Davi ......... Amos
And Starring:
Lee Bergere ......... Joseph
Featuring:
Ken Martinez ........ Bobby
Virginia Hawkins .... Jeanette
Linda Dangcil ....... Concepcion
Betty Harford ....... Mrs Gunnerson
Paul Napier ......... Leon
Alexander Petale .... Peter
Jerry Ayres ......... Tom
Paul Sorenson ....... Rigger
Synopsis:
URGENT BUSINESS CUTS SHORT BLAKE AND KRYSTLE'S HONEYMOON; STEVEN TAKES A
JOB WORKING FOR MATTHEW BLAISDEL; CECIL PROPOSES THAT FALLON MARRY HIS NEPHEW.

1.3 [--] Dytnasy: THE DINNER PARTY
26Jan81 ABC Mon
Written by Chester Krumholz (on film)
Story by Richard Shapiro & Chester Krumholz (on script)
Directed by Don Medford
director of photography: Richard L. Rawlings; music by Peter Meyers.
*
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood, Al Corley, John James, Wayne Northrop,
Katy Kurtzman
Special Guest Star: Dale Roberston
Also Starring: Bo Hopkins as Matthew
*
Special Appearance by: (end credits)
Lloyd Bochner ........ Cecil Colby
Paul Jenkins ......... Ed
And Starring:
Lee Bergere ......... Joseph
Co-Starring:
Ken Martinez ........ Bobby
Virginia Hawkins .... Jeanette
Betty Harford ....... Mrs Gunnerson
Paul Napier ......... Leon
Stacy Keach, Sr. .... Tom Loomis
Barbara Beckley ..... Marion Loomis
Mace Barrett ........ Vince Harrison
Kiva Lawrence ....... Tess Harrison
Alan Pass ........... Gerald
Don Matheson ........ Frank Carter
Jennifer Nairn-smith .... Elaine Carter
Mickey Cherney ...... Henry MacReady
Rachel Ward ......... Edna MacReady
and:
Bill Cort ........... Mr. Beaumont
Synopsis:
BLAKE INVITES MATTHEW TO DINNER AT THE MANSION TO ENTICE HIM TO RETURN TO
DENVER-CARRINGTON; KRYSTLE CLASHES WITH HEAD BUTLER, JOSEPH; MATTHEW TELLS
KRYSTLE HE'S STILL IN LOVE WITH HER; JEFF ATTEMPTS TO WIN FALLON.

1.4 [--] Dynasty: FALLON'S WEDDING
2Feb81 ABC Mon
Teleplay by Edward DeBlasio & Norman Katkov; Story by Richard Shapiro;
Directed by Philip Leacock
director of photography: Richard L. Rawlings; music: Peter Meyers.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood, Al Corley, John James, Wayne Northrop,
Katy Kurtzman
Special Guest Star: Dale Roberston
Also Starring: Bo Hopkins as Matthew
*
Special Appearance by: (end credits)
Lloyd Bochner ........ Cecil Colby
Mark Withers ......... Ted
Paul Jenkins ......... Ed
Kathryn Leigh Scott .... Jennifer
And Starring:
Lee Bergere ......... Joseph
Co-Starring:
Ken Martinez ........ Bobby
Virginia Hawkins .... Jeanette
Jerry Ayres ......... Tom
Jeff Murdock ........ Hardesty
Synopsis:
STEVEN'S EX-LOVER, TED, ARRIVES FROM NEW YORK; FALLON RELUCTANTLY MARRIES
JEFF COLBY; BLAKE HIRES MICHAEL, THE CHAUFFEUR, TO DO UNDERCOVER WORK FOR
DENVER-CARRINGTON.

1.5 [--] Dynasty: THE CHAUFFEUR TELLS A SECRET
16Feb81 ABC Mon
Written by Edward DeBlasio;
Directed by Ralph Serensky
director of photography: Richard L. Rawlings.
*
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood, Al Corley, John James, Wayne Northrop,
Katy Kurtzman
Special Guest Star: Dale Roberston
Also Starring: Bo Hopkins as Matthew
*
(end cast credits)
Rick Lenz ........... Dr. Jordan
Kathryn Leigh Scott .... Jennifer
Co-Starring:
Tony O'Dell ......... Christopher
Ben Marino .......... Frank
Jerry Ayres ......... Tom
Synopsis:
STEVEN IS TAUNTED ON THE JOB FOR BEING GAY; BLAKE LEARNS OF THE TERMS OF
FALLON'S MARRIAGE TO JEFF; STEVEN FINDS HIMSELF ATTRACTED TO CLAUDIA.

1.6 [--] Dynasty: THE BORDELLO
23Feb81 ABC Mon
Written by Edward DeBlasio;
Directed by Philip Leacock
director of photography: Richard L. Rawlings; music by Mark Snow;
*
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood, Al Corley, John James, Wayne Northrop,
Katy Kurtzman
Special Guest Star: Dale Roberston
Also Starring: Bo Hopkins as Matthew
*
(end cast credits)
Special Guest Appearance by
Peter Mark Richman .... Andrew Laird
Paul Jenkins ........ Ed
Molly Cheek ......... Doris
Stepfanie Kramer .... Melanie
Tisch Raye .......... Sarah Pat
And:
Madyln Rhue ......... Lucy
Co-Starring:
Ken Martinez ........ Bobby
Virginia Hawkins .... Jeanette
Betty Harford ....... Mrs Gunnerson
Jerry Ayres ......... Tom
Synopsis:
WALTER TAKES STEVEN TO A BORDELLO; STEVEN IS BLAMED FOR SABOTAGING
MATTHEW'S RIG; KRYSTLE PAWNS HER DIAMONDS TO HELP MATTHEW FINANCIALLY.

1.7 [--] Dynasty: KRYSTLE'S LIE (1/2)
2Mar81 ABC Mon
Written by Edward DeBlasio;
Directed by Don Medford & Philip Leacock.
director of photography: Richard L. Rawlings; music by Peter Meyers & Mark Snow;
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood, Al Corley, John James, Wayne Northrop,
Katy Kurtzman
Special Guest Star: Dale Roberston
Also Starring: Bo Hopkins as Matthew
*
(end cast credits)
Guest Stars:
Rick Lenz ........... Dr. Jordan
Paul Jenkins ........ Ed
Mark Withers ........ Ted
Robert Burton ....... Larry Atkins
Co-Starring:
Ken Martinez ........ Bobby
Tony O'Dell ......... Christopher
Betty Harford ....... Mrs Gunnerson
Virginia Hawkins .... Jeanette
Jerry Ayres ......... Tom
Dawn Jeffory ........ Tania
Timothy Wayne ....... Desk Clerk
Featuring:
Ben Marino .......... Frank
Patrick Wright ...... Buck
Ed Hooks ............ Man at Bar
Jack Kutcher ........ Bartender
Synopsis:
AFTER BEING FIRED FOR SABOTAGING MATTHEW'S EQUIPMENT, AN INNOCENT STEVEN
LEARNS HE WAS SET UP; LINDSAY IS SHATTERED TO LEARN ABOUT HER BIRTH; BLAKE
TRIES TO LEARN WHO BANKROLLED MATTHEW; FALLON WARNS STEVEN'S EX-LOVER TO
STAY AWAY FROM HER BROTHER.

1.8 [--] Dynasty: THE NECKLACE (2/2)
2Mar81 ABC Mon
(Credits - see Part 1)
Synopsis:
MATTHEW AND WALTER'S WELL COMES IN; FALLON ASKS TO BORROW THE NECKLACE
KRYSTLE PAWNED TO HELP MATTHEW; AT HIS MOUNTAIN CABIN, STEVEN AND CLAUDIA MAKE LOVE.

#1.7 "Krystle's Lie" and #1.8 "The Necklace" were originally shown as a 2 hour episode titled "Krystle's Lie"

1.9 [--] Dynasty: THE BEATING
9Mar81 ABC Mon
Written by Edward DeBlasio;
Directed by Don Medford
director of photography: Richard L. Rawlings; music by Peter Meyers;
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood, Al Corley, John James, Wayne Northrop,
Katy Kurtzman
Special Guest Star: Dale Roberston
Also Starring: Bo Hopkins as Matthew
*
(end cast credits)
Special Guest Star:
Brian Dennehy ...... Jake
Co-Starring:
Ken Martinez ........ Bobby
Tony O'Dell ......... Christopher
Bonwitt St. Claire .. Louise
Synopsis:
STEVEN ANNOUNCES HE IS MOVING OUT OF THE MANSION; THE CHAUFFEUR, MICHAEL,
TELLS BLAKE OF STEVEN'S AFFAIR WITH CLAUDIA; FALLON RESUMES RELATIONS WITH
MICHAEL, UNTIL BLAKE HAS THE CHAUFFEUR WORKED OVER; LINDSAY SEES HER
MOTHER WITH STEVEN.

1.10 [--] Dynasty: THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
16Mar81 ABC Mon
Written by Edward DeBlasio & Richard Shapiro;
Directed by Burt Brinckerhoff
director of photography: Richard L. Rawlings; editor: Michael Murphy.
music by Mark Snow;
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood, Al Corley, John James, Wayne Northrop,
Katy Kurtzman
Special Guest Star: Dale Roberston
Also Starring: Bo Hopkins as Matthew
*
(end cast credits)
Special Guest Star:
Peter Mark Richman .... Andrew Laird
Special Guest Appearance by:
Lloyd Bochner ........ Cecil Colby
Mark Withers ......... Ted
And Starring:
Lee Bergere ......... Joseph
Co-Starring:
Curt Lowens ......... Volkert
Sandra McCabe ....... Bethany
Featuring:
Barbara Beckley ..... Emily Laird
Eric Lawson ......... Workman
Larry Ellis ......... Waiter
Synopsis:
BLAKE LEARNS KRYSTLE PAWNED HER EMERALD NECKLACE TO HELP OUT MATTHEW;
FALLON TELLS JEFF SHE MARRIED HIM SOLELY FOR HER FATHER'S WELFARE;
STEVEN'S FORMER LOVER, TED, ARRIVES IN DENVER.

1.11 [--] Dynasty: THE SEPARATION
23Mar81 ABC Mon
Written by Edward DeBlasio;
Directed by Gabrielle Beaumont
director of photography: Richard L. Rawlings; editor: Jim Faris.
music by Peter Meyers;
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood, Al Corley, John James, Wayne Northrop,
Katy Kurtzman
Special Guest Star: Dale Roberston
Also Starring: Bo Hopkins as Matthew
*
(end cast credits)
Guest Stars:
Mark Withers ......... Ted
Ferdy Mayne .......... Channing
And Starring:
Lee Bergere ......... Joseph
Co-Starring:
Betty Harford ....... Mrs Gunnerson
Virginia Hawkins .... Jeanette
Synopsis:
STEVEN TELLS CLAUDIA HE SPENT THE NIGHT WITH TED; KRYSTLE LEAVES BLAKE;
SEEING TED EMBRACE HIS SON, BLAKE STRIKES HIM; STEVEN ACCUSES HIS FATHER OF MURDER.

1.12 [--] Dynasty: BLAKE GOES TO JAIL
13Apr81 ABC Mon
Written by Edward DeBlasio;
Directed by Don Medford
director of photography: Richard L. Rawlings; editor: Dick Darling.
music by Peter Meyers;
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood, Al Corley, John James, Wayne Northrop,
Katy Kurtzman
Special Guest Star: Dale Roberston
Also Starring: Bo Hopkins as Matthew
*
(end cast credits)
Special Guest Star:
Peter Mark Richman .... Andrew Laird
Special Guest Appearance:
Brian Dennehy ........ Jake
*
Lloyd Haines ......... Judge Horatio Quinlan
Paul Jenkins ......... Ed
And Starring:
Lee Bergere ......... Joseph
Co-Starring:
Virginia Hawkins ..... Jeanette
Colby Chester ........ Bill
Eugene Peterson ...... Natale
Synopsis:
BLAKE MUST STAND TRIAL FOR THE MURDER OF STEVEN'S LOVER; KRYSTLE RETURNS
HOME TO BE WITH BLAKE. FALLON TESTIFIES ON HER FATHER'S BEHALF BUT STEVEN
REFUTES HER STATEMENTS IN COURT.
(UK re-run BBC1 Wed 10pm 16Sep81)

1.13 [--] Dynasty: THE TESTIMONY (final episode of season 1)
20Apr81 ABC Mon
Written by Edward DeBlasio;
Directed by Don Medford
director of photography: Richard L. Rawlings; editor: Michael S. Murphy.
music by Peter Meyers;
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood, Al Corley, John James, Wayne Northrop (exit),
Katy Kurtzman (exit)
Special Guest Star: Dale Roberston (exit)
Also Starring: Bo Hopkins as Matthew (exit)
*
(end cast credits)
Special Guest Star:
Peter Mark Richman .... Andrew Laird
Special Guest Appearance:
Brian Dennehy ........ Jake Dunham
*
Lloyd Haines ......... Judge Horatio Quinlan
And Starring:
Lee Bergere ......... Joseph
Co-Starring:
Colby Chester ........ Bill
Tisch Raye ........... Sarah Pat
Synopsis:
ON THE WITNESS STAND, BLAKE MAINTAINS HIS INNOCENCE; MATTHEW LEARNS OF
CLAUDIA'S AFFAIR WITH STEVEN; CLAUDIA AND DAUGHTER LINDSAY ARE INVOLVED IN
AN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT; BLAKE'S FIRST WIFE APPEARS AS THE PROSECUTION
SURPRISE WITNESS.

################ Dynasty ###################
############# end of season 1 ################
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