CTVA US Drama - "Dynasty" Season 8 (1987-88)

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Season 8 (1987-88)
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ABC Wednesdays 10:00pm Eastern
22 episodes (nos. 174 - 195 inclusive)

 Executive Supervising Producer, E. Duke Vincent; Supervising Producers, Elaine Rich and Eileen & Robert Pollock
Produced by Edward De Blasio
Co-Producer, Ursula Alexander (end credits)
Associate Producer, Shelley Hull (end credits)

8.1 [174] Dynasty: THE SIEGE (PART 1) (verified on film)
23Sep87 ABC Wed
Executive Supervising Producer, E. Duke Vincent; Supervising Producers, Elaine Rich and Eileen & Robert Pollock
Produced by Edward De Blasio
Written by Edward De Blasio
Directed by Don Medford
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear, Emma Samms,
Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, Special Guest Star: Bo Hopkins, And: Joan Collins
*
Guest Starring: (end credits)
Michael McGuire ..... Chief McHenry
Greg Mullavey ....... Sheriff
Co-Starring:
William Austyn ...... Stranger #3
William Beckley ..... Gerard
Chip Johnson ........ Dr Wilton
Don Matheson ........ Commander
Mark Phelan ......... Swat Captain
Featuring:
Virginia Hawkins .... Jeannette
Betty Harford ....... Mrs. Gunnerson
Jessica Player ...... Krystina
Jameson Sampley ..... Danny
Wren Brown .......... Policeman
Fredrick Lopez ...... Stranger #1
Ray Genadry ......... Stranger #2
Synopsis:
MATTHEW BLAISDEL THREATENS TO KILL BLAKE TO INSURE KRYSTLE'S COOPERATION;
ALEXIS IS SAVED FROM CERTAIN DEATH BY A MYSTERIOUS AND HANDSOME STRANGER;
UNAWARE OF THEIR FAMILIES HORRIFYING EXPERIENCE, DANA AND ADAM FLY OFF ON
THEIR HONEYMOON; JEFF FINDS FALLON'S UNCONSCIOUS BODY ABANDONED IN THE DESERT.

8.2 [175] Dynasty: THE SIEGE (PART 2)(verified on film)
30Sep87 ABC Wed
Executive Supervising Producer, E. Duke Vincent; Supervising Producers, Elaine Rich and Eileen & Robert Pollock
Produced by Edward De Blasio
Written by Edward De Blasio
Directed by Don Medford
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear, Emma Samms,
Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, Special Guest Star: Bo Hopkins, And: Joan Collins
*
Guest Starring: (end credits)
Michael McGuire ..... Chief McHenry
Co-Starring:
William Beckley ..... Gerard
Hank Brandt ......... Morgan Hess
Mark Phelan ......... Swat Captain
Reid Smith .......... Larry
Featuring:
Richard Kuhlman ..... Swat Cop
Fredrick Lopez ...... Stranger #1
Ray Genadry ......... Stranger #2
Betty Harford ....... Mrs. Gunnerson
Synopsis:
TAKING HIS HOSTAGES TO AN ABANDONED DRILLING SIGHT, MATTHEW BLAISDEL'S
OBSESSION WITH KRYSTLE INTENSIFIES; STEVEN'S PASSIVE RESISTENCE TO
BLAISDEL IS QUESTIONED; ALEXIS HIRES A PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR TO FIND
INFORMATION ON HER MYSTERIOUS RESCUER.
Note: Bo Hopkins only guest stars in the first two episodes of season 8

8.3 [176] Dynasty: THE AFTERMATH (verified on film)
7Oct87 ABC Wed
Teleplay by Frank V.Furino; Story by Jeff Ryder & Frank V.Furino
Directed by Irving J. Moore
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear, Emma Samms,
Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Guest Starring: (end credits)
Jordan Charney ....... Bill Cochran
Michael McGuire ..... Chief McHenry
Ray Stricklyn ....... Dr. Parris
Co-Starring:
William Beckley ..... Gerard
Hank Brandt ......... Morgan Hess
Steven Whiteford .... Reporter
Synopsis:
STEVEN IS FILLED WITH AN EERIE SOMBERNESS FOLLOWING HIS LETHAL ATTACK ON
MATTHEW BLAISDEL; FALLON TELLS AN INCREDULOUS JEFF OF HER ENCOUNTER WITH
ALIEN BEINGS; DANA IS TROUBLED BY ADAM'S DESIRE TO START A FAMILY; BLAKE
ANNOUNCES HIS DECISION TO RUN FOR GOVERNOR; ALEXIS FINDS THE IDENTITY OF
HER MYSTERY RESCUER.

8.04 [177] Dynasty: THE ANNOUNCEMENT (verified on film)
14Oct87 ABC Wed
Teleplay by Frank V.Furino; Story by Jeff Ryder & Frank V.Furino
Directed by Don Medford
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear, Emma Samms,
Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Guest Starring: (end credits)
Jordan Charney ....... Bill Cochran
Thomas Ryan .......... Dr. Davis
Lisa Hilboldt ........ Rebecca Payne
Ian Abercrombie ...... Editor
Featuring:
Jameson Sampley ...... Danny
Synopsis:
STEVEN TURNS DOWN BLAKE'S REQUEST TO BE HIS CAMPAIGN MANAGER; ADAM IS
STUNNED BY DANA'S INABILITY TO BEAR HIM CHILDREN; ALEXIS AND SEAN ROWAN
SHARE AN INTIMATE AFTERNOON; BLAKE ANNOUNCES HIS BID FOR GOVERNOR OF
COLORADO, AS ALEXIS PLOTS HIS DOWNFALL.

8.5 [178] Dynasty: THE SURROGATE (PART 1) (verified on film)
28Oct87 ABC Wed
Written by James Harmon Brown & Barbara Esensten
Directed by Nancy Malone
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear, Emma Samms,
Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Tom Schanley ........ Josh Harris
Guest Starring:
Gary Hudson ......... Skip Maitland
Robert Symonds ...... Dr. Edwards
Co-Starring:
William Beckley ..... Gerard
Hank Brandt ......... Morgan Hess
Fred Holliday ....... TV Host
Featuring:
Jane Downs .......... Mother
Matt Stetson ........ Father
Jessica Player ...... Krystina
Jameson Sampley ..... Danny
Randy Spence ........ Waiter
Synopsis:
SEAN ACCEPTS ALEXIS' JOB OFFER, IMMEDIATELY PUTTING HIM AT ODDS WITH ADAM;
DANA IS TORTURED BY A SECRET FROM THE PAST EXPLAINING HER INABILITY TO
HAVE CHILDREN; JEFF AND FALLON CONTINUE TO GROW FARTHER APART; STEVEN
DECIDES TO BUY BLAKE'S FOOTBALL TEAM, AS SAMMY JO DEVELOPS AN INTEREST
FOR THE TEAMS QUARTERBACK.

8.6 [179] Dynasty: THE SURROGATE (PART 2) (verified on film)
4Nov87 ABC Wed
Written by Barbara Esensten & James Harmon Brown
Directed by Don Medford
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear, Emma Samms,
Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Tom Schanley ........ Josh Harris
Stephanie Dunnam .... Karen Atkinson
Co-Starring:
Frank Schuller ...... Houser
Mark Roberts ........ Harry Donalds
Featuring:
Jameson Sampley ..... Danny
Brandon Bluhm ....... L.B.
Mark S. Porro ....... Waiter
Synopsis:
ALEXIS UNDERMINES BLAKE'S PUBLIC OPINION WITH A VIPEROUS EDITORIAL IN HER
PAPER; DANA'S ENTHUSIASM FOR A SURROGATE FALTERS WHEN SHE SUSPECTS THAT
ADAM FINDS THE OTHER WOMAN MORE ATTRACTIVE; LESLIE ACCEPTS ALEXIS JOB
OFFER DESPITE DEX'S OBJECTIONS; STEVEN FINDS SAMMY JO AND JOSH HARRIS IN
AN INTIMATE EMBRACE.

8.07 [180] Dynasty: THE PRIMARY (verified on film)
18Nov87 ABC Wed
Teleplay by Edward De Blasio; Story by Jeff Ryder
Directed by Irving J. Moore
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear, Emma Samms,
Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Tom Schanley ........ Josh Harris
Stephanie Dunnam .... Karen Atkinson
Guest Starring:
Sandy McPeak ........ Arthur Whitcomb
Co-Starring:
Carlos Rivas ........ Justice of the Peace
Carolyn Barry ....... Miss Lindquist
William Beckley ..... Gerard
Vernon Weddle ....... Mr. Alpert
Michelle Davison .... Mrs. Johnson
Featuring:
Jameson Sampley ..... Danny
William S. Woff ..... TV Reporter
Jeff Crawford ....... Stage Manager
Synopsis:
A PASSIONATE WEEKEND LEADS ALEXIS TO ACCEPT SEAN'S IMPULSIVE MARRIAGE
PROPOSAL; SAMMY JO GIVES IN TO JOSH HARRIS' PASSIONATE ADVANCES; FALLON
SUSPECTS SOMETHING INTIMATE BETWEEN JEFF AND LESLIE; CELEBRATING BLAKE'S
PRIMARY ELECTION VICTORY, ADAM TELLS BLAKE HE IS GOING TO HAVE ANOTHER
GRANDCHILD, AS DANA MASKS HER FEAR THAT SHE IS LOSING ADAM'S LOVE.

8.08 [181] Dynasty: THE TESTING (verified on film)
25Nov87 ABC Wed
Teleplay by Edward De Blasio; Story by Jeff Ryder
Directed by Don Medford
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear, Emma Samms,
Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Tom Schanley ........ Josh Harris
Guest Starring:
Gary Hudson ......... Skip Maitland
Patricia McPherson ... Victoria
Co-Starring:
Carolyne Barry ...... Miss Lindquist
Will Carney ......... Pilot
Maggie Roswell ...... Miss Shane
Gilles Savard ....... Maitre D'
Synopsis:
BLAKE ASKS STEVEN TO RUN DENVER-CARRINGTON; LESLIE SUCCEEDS IN SEDUCING
JEFF; SAMMY JO STRUGGLES WITH HER LINGERING LOVE FOR STEVEN AND HER
PASSION FOR JOSH, AS JOSH IS CONSUMED BY HIS COCAINE ADDICITON; SEAN VOWS
TO AVENGE THE SUICIDE OF HIS FATHER, JOSEPH AYNDERS, BLAMING ALEXIS FOR HIS DEATH.

8.09 [182] Dynasty: THE SETUP (verified on film)
2Dec87 ABC Wed
Written by James Harmon Brown & Barbara Esensten
Directed by Harry Falk
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear, Emma Samms,
Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Tom Schanley ........ Josh Harris
Guest Starring:
Carole Cook ......... Cora Van Husen
Cynthia Leake ....... Anna Gregory
Co-Starring:
John McCann ......... Football Coach
Michael Canavan ..... Editor
Shannon Eubanks ..... Hooker
Featuring:
Jerome Front ........ Reporter #1
James Haskins ....... Reporter #2
Meta King ........... Reporter #3
Synopsis:
ALEXIS SCHEMES TO PREVENT DANA FROM LEGALLY ADOPTING ADAM'S SURROGATE
CHILD; ADAM ANONYMOUSLY INFORMS THE PRESS OF DRUG PROBLEMS ON STEVEN'S
FOOTBALL TEAM; FALLON ASKS JEFF FOR A DIVORCE; SEAN DISCOVERS A POWERFUL
SECRET IN DANA'S PAST, AS HE PLOTS TO RUIN THE CARRINGTON EMPIRE.

8.10 [183] Dynasty: THE FAIR (verified on film)
9Dec87 ABC Wed
Written by Barbara Esensten & James Harmon Brown
Directed by Don Medford
*
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear, Emma Samms,
Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)(same as previous episode - strange!)
Tom Schanley ........ Josh Harris
Guest Starring:
Carole Cook ......... Cora Van Husen
Cynthia Leake ....... Anna Gregory
Co-Starring:
John McCann ......... Football Coach
Michael Canavan ..... Editor
Shannon Eubanks ..... Hooker
Featuring:
Jerome Front ........ Reporter #1
James Haskins ....... Reporter #2
Meta King ........... Reporter #3
Synopsis:
SEAN THREATENS DANA WITH BLACKMAIL UNLESS SHE HELPS HIM GATHER
INCRIMINATING INFORMATION AGAINST THE CARRINGTON FAMILY; JOSH HARRIS IS
DEVASTATED BY SAMMY JO'S REJECTION OF HIS WEDDING PROPOSAL; FALLON ASKS
JEFF FOR A DIVORCE, MAKING HIM VULNERABLE TO LESLIE'S CONTINUED
PROVOCATIONS; KRYSTLE AND ALEXIS ARE CHOSEN FOR A MUDDY TUG-OF-WAR WHILE
ATTENDING ALEXIS' CHARITABLE FAIR; ALEXIS UNVEILS HER SCHEME AGAINST
BLAKE'S PUBLIC IMAGE, SHOWING A DOCTORED FILM CLIP OF BLAKE IN A BROTHEL.

8.11 [184] Dynasty: THE NEW MOGULS (verified on film)
23Dec87 ABC Wed
Teleplay by Frank V.Furino; Story by Jeff Ryder
Directed by Irving J. Moore
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear, Emma Samms,
Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Tom Schanley ........ Josh Harris
Daniel Davis ........ Harry Thresher
Guest Starring:
Carole Cook ......... Cora Van Husen
Gary Hudson ......... Skip Maitland
Co-Starring:
John McCann ......... Coach
Virginia Hawkins .... Jeannette
Cis Rundle .......... Hooker
Kirk Scott .......... Editor
Mike Garibaldi ...... Jeffrey Ames
Anthony Winters ..... Vitron Secretary

Synopsis:
AFTER MEETING WITH CORA VAN HUSEN, KRYSTLE OBTAINS A COPY OF THE SCANDALOUS
VIDEO, PROVING BLAKE'S INNOCENCE; DEX DISCOVERS SEAN IS SOMEHOW INVOLVED
WITH UNSAVORY CHARACTERS PROPOSING A MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR OIL VENTURE TO
DENVER-CARRINGTON; JEFF'S PLEAS FOR A RECONCILIATION ARE DENIED BY FALLON,
AS THE REALIZATION OF HER DIVORCE FILLS HER WITH SADNESS; UNWILLING TO
SUCCUMB TO A DRUG TEST, JOSH QUITS THE TEAM. CONCERNED BY HIS UNANSWERED
CALLS, SAMMY JO STOPS BY HIS APARTMENT, FINDING HIM UNCONSCIOUS FROM A DRUG OVERDOSE.

8.12 [185] Dynasty: THE SPOILER (verified on film) 
30Dec87 ABC Wed
Teleplay by Frank V.Furino; Story by Jeff Ryder
Directed by Nancy Malone
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear, Emma Samms,
Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Daniel Davis ........ Harry Thresher
Guest Starring:
Grant Goodeve ....... Chris Deegan
William Bassett ..... R.D. Fleming
Brian Avery ......... Ralph Dunbar
Co-Starring:
William Beckley ..... Gerard
John McCann ......... Coach
Trent Dolan ......... Lieutenant
Featuring:
Charles Summers ..... Maitre D'
Anthony Johnson ..... Bartender
Chris Hubbell ....... Man
J.N. Houck .......... Coroner
Mark Drexler ........ Photographer
Keith Jones ......... Keith
Mike Horton ......... Mike
Doug Simpson ........ Doug
Cheryl Crandall ..... Secretary
Jameson Sampley ..... Danny
Brandon Bluhm ....... L.B.
Synopsis:
FOLLOWING JOSH HARRIS' DEATH, SAMMY JO REALIZES SHE MUST LET GO OF STEVEN;
UPSET BY STEVEN'S UNCOMPROMISING USE OF POWER, FALLON DRIFTS FURTHER AWAY
FROM HER BROTHER; DANA GIVES THE NOTES OF DENVER-CARRINGTON'S BOARD
MEETING TO SEAN, MAKING HIM AWARE OF STEVEN AND FALLON'S DISSENSION;
WHILE ALEXIS BUSILY CONTEMPLATES HER NEXT MOVE AGAINST BLAKE, SEAN GOES
TO LESLIE'S HOTEL SUITE; ALEXIS ANNOUNCES SHE IS DECLARING HERSELF AN
INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR.

8.13 [186] Dynasty: THE INTERVIEW (verified on film) 
06Jan88 ABC Wed
Teleplay by Edward De Blasio; Story by Jeff Ryder
Directed by Don Medford
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear,
Emma Samms, Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Stephanie Dunnam ..... Karen Atkinson
Guest Starring:
Jordan Charney ....... Bill Cochran
Robert Harland ....... James Rayford
James Mackrell ....... Deselles
Co-Starring:
Chris Kriesa ......... Dan
Featuring:
Nathan Haas .......... Aide
Brandon Bluhm ........ L.B.
Jameson Sampley ...... Danny
Synopsis:
SEAN USES ALEXIS' BID FOR GOVERNOR TO GAIN CONTROL OF COLBYCO; SAMMY JO
AND JEFF DEVELOP A DEEP FRIENDSHIP FROM THEIR MUTUAL LONELINESS; DANA
TELLS ADAM HE WAS THE FATHER OF HER ABORTED BABY. AS ADAM TURNS TO KAREN
FOR SOLACE, DANA WRONGLY SUSPECTS SHE IS LOSING HIM TO KAREN; AFTER
SABOTAGING BLAKE'S SCHEDULED DEBATE, KRYSTLE FILLS IN TO DEFEND AGAINST
ALEXIS' SLANDEROUS ASSAULTS; KRYSTLE WONDERS IF SHE CAN PROVE ALEXIS WAS
DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR CECIL COLBY'S APPARENT HEART ATTACK.

8.14 [187] Dynasty: IMAGES (verified on film)
13Jan88 ABC Wed
Teleplay by Edward De Blasio; Story by Jeff Ryder
Directed by Harry Falk
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear,
Emma Samms, Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Daniel Davis ......... Harry Thresher
Michael Goodwin ...... Russ Kelton
Guest Starring:
John Larch ........... Gerald Wilson
Don Dubbins .......... Dr. Loudon
Robert I. Clarke ..... Minister
Co-Starring:
Paul Cavonis ......... Drunk
Glenn Dixon .......... Caretaker
Brandon Bluhm ........ L.B.
Lavelle Roby ......... Nurse
Bradley Thomas ....... Bellboy
Synopsis:
KRYSTLE DISCOVERS DAMAGING INFORMATION REGARDING ALEXIS' MARRIAGE TO CECIL
COLBY; LESLIE FOLLOWS SEAN TO HIS FATHER'S GRAVE, LEARNING HIS TRUE
IDENTITY AS JOSEPH AYNDERS' SON; DANA RETURNS TO ADAM AND THE TWO QUICKLY
FORGET THE PAST, AS ADAM REALIZES HOW MUCH DANA MEANS TO HIM; FALLON IS
PHOTOGRAPHED IN A DRUNKEN STUPOR BEING CARRIED OVER DEX'S SHOULDER;
KRYSTLE THREATENS TO REVEAL HER DAMAGING INFORMATION TO THE PRESS IF
ALEXIS DOES NOT WITHDRAW HER NOMINATION.

8.15 [188] Dynasty: THE RIFLE (verified on film)
20Jan88 ABC Wed
Teleplay by Frank V. Furino; Story by Jeff Ryder
Directed by Don Medford
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear,
Emma Samms, Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Daniel Davis ......... Harry Thresher
Guest Starring:
John Larch ........... Gerald Wilson
Robert Harland ....... James Rayford
Peter Crook .......... Reporter
Co-Starring:
Josef Rainer ......... Moderator
Brandon Bluhm ........ L.B.
Synopsis:
FORCED BY ADAM AND FALLON'S VOTE, STEVEN RELUCTANTLY AGREES TO AUTHORIZE
THE VITRON OIL DEAL, AS SEAN'S MANIACAL SCHEME TO AVENGE HIS FATHER'S
DEATH BEGINS TO UNFOLD; KRYSTLE OBTAINS A COPY OF CECIL COLBY'S ORIGINAL
WILL, REVEALING IT HAD BEEN CHANGED SOON AFTER CECIL'S MARRIAGE TO
ALEXIS; FEARING THE HUMILIATION OF A SCANDAL IF THE EVENTS SURROUNDING
HER MARRIAGE TO CECIL COLBY ARE MADE PUBLIC, ALEXIS DECIDES TO WITHDRAW
FROM THE ELECTION. INTENDING TO MAKE HER ANNOUNCEMENT DURING A TELEVISED
DEBATE, ALEXIS IS SHOT BY AN ASSASSIN'S BULLET MEANT FOR BLAKE.

8.16 [189] Dynasty: THE BRACELET (verified on film)
27Jan88 ABC Wed
Teleplay by Frank V. Furino; Story by Jeff Ryder
Directed by Irving J. Moore
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear,
Emma Samms, Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Stephanie Dunnam ..... Karen Atkinson
Christopher Allport .. Jesse Atkinson
Michael Goodwin ...... Russ Kelton
Guest Starring:
Jordan Charney ....... Bill Cochran
James Sutorious ...... Gordon Wales
Robert Wilson ........ Tony
Robert Harland ....... James Rayford
Co-Starring:
Josef Rainer ......... Moderator
Beau Billingslea ..... Doctor
Merrill Leighton ..... Alexis' Secretary
Featuring:
Michael Gray ......... Photographer
Karen Ragan .......... Tenant
Chuck Sloan .......... Reporter #1
Marykate Harris ...... Reporter #2
Mark High ............ Uniformed Cop
Synopsis:
ENCOURAGED BY HER POPULAR SUPPORT AFTER THE SHOOTING, ALEXIS DECIDES TO
STAY IN THE RACE; SEAN SPEEDS HIS PLAN TO USE THE VITRON OIL DEAL TO CRUSH
ALEXIS; KAREN IS UNNERVED BY THE RETURN OF HER EX-HUSBAND; JEFF REALIZES
HE IS FALLING IN LOVE WITH SAMMY JO; ALEXIS FINDS LESLIE'S BRACELET UNDER
HER BED, CONFIRMING HER SUSPICIONS ABOUT SEAN.

8.17 [190] Dynasty: THE WARNING (verified on film)
3Feb88 ABC Wed
Written by James Harmon Brown & Barbara Esensten
Directed by Don Medford
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear,
Emma Samms, Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Stephanie Dunnam ..... Karen Atkinson
Christopher Allport .. Jesse Atkinson
Michael Goodwin ...... Russ Kelton
Co-Starring:
William Beckley ...... Gerard
Marybeth Manning ..... Steven's Secretary
Pamela Roberts ....... Reporter
Richard Jacobs ....... Reporter
Featuring:
Bill Holloway ........ Reporter
Reed Armstrong ....... Bellhop
Aubrey Starns ........ Allison
Kimberly Holman ...... Kelly
Synopsis:
SEAN PLANTS A POISONOUS SNAKE IN HER ROOM AS A WARNING OF WHO SHE IS
DEALING WITH; JESSE GIVES THE BRIBE MONEY BACK TO ADAM. SEAN WARNS JESSE
TO KEEP THEIR AGREEMENT TO SUE FOR CUSTODY OF KAREN'S SURROGATE BABY; JEFF
DEMANDS A SEAT ON THE EXECUTIVE PLANNING COMMITTEE WITH DEX HEADING UP THE PROJECT.

8.18 [191] Dynasty: ADAM'S SON (verified on film)
10Feb88 ABC Wed
Teleplay by Edward De Blasio; Story by Jeff Ryder
Directed by Nancy Malone
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear,
Emma Samms, Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Stephanie Dunnam ..... Karen Atkinson
Christopher Allport .. Jesse Atkinson
Co-Starring:
Virginia Hawkins ..... Jeannette
Kathleen Holly ....... Doctor
Featuring:
Robert Pucci ......... Campaign Worker
Bruce Berman ......... Campaign Worker
Danielle Aubry ....... Maid
Synopsis:
KAREN GOES INTO LABOR; LESLIE CONFIDES IN DEX, SEAN'S TRUE IDENTITY; DEX
WARNS ALEXIS ABOUT SEAN; JEFF RESIGNS AS BLAKE'S CAMPAIGN MANAGER;JEFF AND
SAMMY JO' S RELATIONSHIP BECOMES MORE INTIMATE; KAREN DECIDES SHE IS
UNABLE TO GO THROUGH WITH THE SURROGATE AGREEMENT.

8.19 [192] Dynasty: THE SCANDAL (verified on film)
2Mar88 ABC Wed
Teleplay by Frank V. Furino; Story by Jeff Ryder
Directed by Irving J. Moore
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear,
Emma Samms, Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Stephanie Dunnam ..... Karen Atkinson
Daniel Davis ......... Harry Thresher
Christopher Allport .. Jesse Atkinson
Guest Starring:
Paul Burke ........... Neal McVane
Hank Brandt .......... Morgan Hess
George Murdock ....... Charlie Braddock
Ian Abercrombie ...... Tom Bradfield
John Milford ......... Captain Nordstrom
Co-Starring:
Merrill Leighton ..... Colbyco Secretary
John Boehnke ......... Campaign Worker
Featuring:
Ben Marino ........... Process Server
Danielle Aubry ....... Maid
Synopsis:
ALEXIS WARNS BLAKE ABOUT SEAN; BLAKE AND DEX GO TO NATUMBE TO UNCOVER
SEAN'S SCHEME; SAMMY JO FEARS HER RELATIONSHIP WITH JEFF WILL EFFECT HER
AND FALLON'S FRIENDSHIP; ADAM LEARNS THAT HE REALLY IS A CARRINGTON;BLAKE
AND DEX UNCOVER SEAN'S ILLEGAL ARMS SHIPMENT AND BLAST THEIR WAY OUT; SEAN
ESCAPES UNBEKNOWNST TO DEX AND BLAKE.

8.20 [193] Dynasty: THE TRIAL (verified on film) 
9Mar88 ABC Wed
Written by Barbara Esensten & James Harmon Brown
Directed by Ray Danton
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear,
Emma Samms, Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Stephanie Dunnam ..... Karen Atkinson
Christopher Allport .. Jesse Atkinson
Guest Starring:
Hank Brandt .......... Morgan Hess
Michael Ensign ....... William Todd
Fran Bennett ......... Gloria Wilby
Robert Cornthwaite ... Judge
Bradley White ........ Alfred Sorenson
Co-Starring:
Patty Tiffany ........ Reporter #1
Nancy Reneé .......... Reporter #2
Garrett Davis ........ Minister Kotey
Synopsis:
BLAKE IS ACCUSED OF DEALING IN ILLEGAL ARMS; ALEXIS UNCOVERS SEAN'S
SECRET; THE CUSTODY SUIT PULLS DANA AND ADAM FARTHER APART; JEFF REJECTS
LESLIE'S ADVANCES; JEFF RETURNS AS BLAKE'S CAMPAIGN MANAGER; STEVEN AND
FALLON HAVE PROOF OF BLAKE'S INNOCENCE; ALEXIS FEARS SEAN IS STILL ALIVE.

8.21 [194] Dynasty: THE PROPOSAL (verified on film)
16Mar88 ABC Wed
Teleplay by Frank V. Furino; Story by Jeff Ryder
Directed by Don Medford
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear,
Emma Samms, Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Stephanie Dunnam ..... Karen Atkinson
Christopher Allport .. Jesse Atkinson
Michael Goodwin ...... Russ Kelton
Guest Starring:
Jordan Charney ....... Bill Cochran
Michael Ensign ....... William Todd
Fran Bennett ......... Gloria Wilby
Robert Cornthwaite ... Judge
Co-Starring:
Roger Nolan .......... Reporter
Brandyn Artis ........ Nurse #1
Kathryn White ........ Nurse #2
Featuring:
Jameson Sampley ...... Danny
George Hirschmann .... Baliff
Kenneth L. Wilson .... Floor Manager
Synopsis:
DANA LEAVES ADAM; LESLIE ASKS ALEXIS FOR FORGIVENESS AND IS REJECTED;
JESSE AND KAREN ANNOUNCE THEY ARE GETTING BACK TOGETHER; JEFF PROPOSES TO
SAMMY JO; SEAN SNEAKS INTO ALEXIS APARTMENT BUT IS SCARED OFF BY DEX'S
ENTRANCE; ALEXIS GAINS IN THE POLLS; KAREN AND JESSE'S BABY IS KIDNAPPED.

8.22 [195] Dynasty: COLORADO ROULETTE  (final episode of season 8) (verified on film) 
30Mar88 ABC Wed
Teleplay by Edward De Blasio; Story by Jeff Ryder
Directed by Irving J. Moore
director of photography, Michel Hugo, A.S.C.
Starring: (opening credits)
John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Gordon Thompson, Jack Coleman, Michael Nader, Heather Locklear,
Emma Samms, Terri Garber, Leann Hunley, James Healey, And: Joan Collins
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Stephanie Dunnam ..... Karen Atkinson
Christopher Allport .. Jesse Atkinson
Guest Starring:
Robert Cornthwaite ... Judge
Ken Swofford ......... Lieutenant
Co-Starring:
Virginia Hawkins ..... Jeannette
Kathryn Daley ........ TV Commentator
Ronald R. Foster ..... Sheriff
Featuring:
James Parkes ......... Burell
George Hirschmann .... Baliff
Chuck Walling ........ Plainclothesman
Synopsis:
SEAN TOOK THE BABY; JEFF AND FALLON REUNITE; SEAN ELUDES CAPTURE AND GOES
TO ALEXIS' APARTMENT TO KILL HER; STEVEN DECIDES TO LEAVE DENVER; KRYSTLE
HEADACHES WORSEN CAUSING HER TO DISAPPEAR.

Jack Coleman (exit at end of season 8)
Terri Garber(exit at end of season 8)
James Healey(exit at end of season 8)
Leann Hunley (exit #9.1)

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