CTVA US Drama - "Falcon Crest" (Lorimar/CBS) Season 3 (1983-84)

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Season 3 (1983-84)
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CBS Fridays 10:00 pm Eastern
Executive Producers, Earl Hamner & Michael Filerman, Supervising Producer, Robert L. McCullough, Ann Marcus

 3.1 [41] Falcon Crest: CIMMEREAN DAWN
Lorimar prod. no. 172201 (copyright date 9Sep83) b: 30-Sep-1983
Produced by Barry Steinberg
Written by Robert L. McCullough; Directed by Harry Harris
director of photography: Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Anna Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Note: Mel Ferrer and Margaret Ladd joins the regular cast
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring:
Jamie Rose (Vickie Gioberti)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Raymond St. Jacques (Dr. Arthur Hooks)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Francine Lembi (Prisoner # 1)
Carlos Romero (Carlo Agretti)
Beverly Todd (Prisoner # 2)
Bob Curtis (Father Bob)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Special Guest Star:
Ron Rifkin (Dr. Lantry)
Co-Starring:
Starletta DuPois (Prison Guard)
Gloria Charles (Nurse)
Synopsis: (Mon)
Chase struggles with the knowledge that his injuries have left him paralysed. Meanwhile, Melissa turns
her back on the Channings

3.2 [42] Falcon Crest: PENUMBRA
Lorimar prod. no. 172202 (copyright date 14Sep83) b: 07-Oct-1983
Produced by Barry Steinberg
Written by Robert L. McCullough; Directed by Gwen Arner
director of photography: Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Anna Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring:
Jamie Rose (Vickie Gioberti)
Roy Thinnes (Nick Hogan)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Raymond St. Jacques (Dr. Arthur Hooks)
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Francine Lembi (Prisoner # 1)
Beverly Todd (Prisoner # 2)
Katherine Justice (Sheila Hogan)
Richard Roat (Judge)
Special Guest Star:
Ron Rifkin (Dr. Lantry)
Co-Starring:
Nancy Berggren (Unknown)
Anne Betancourt (Nurse # 1)
Lou Corello (Larry)
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Cumson)
Luisa Leschin (Unknown)
Synopsis: (Tue)
Angela cruelly informs Chase about his mother's death, whilst blackmailing his doctor to declare Chase
incompetent to manage Falcon Crest.

3.3 [43] Falcon Crest: CONSPIRACY
Lorimar prod. no. 172203 (copyright date 22Sep83) b: 14-Oct-1983
Produced by Barry Steinberg
Written by Garner Simmons; Directed by Harry Harris
director of photography: Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Anna Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Raymond St. Jacques (Dr. Arthur Hooks)
Richard Venture (John Osborne)
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Carlos Romero (Carlo Agretti)
Harry Basch (Vince Caproni)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Special Guest Star:
Ron Rifkin (Dr. Lantry)
Co-Starring:
Bette Ford (Prison Guard)
Anne Betancourt (Nurse # 1)
Gloria Charles (Nurse # 2)
Marion Yue (Nurse # 3)
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Cumson)
Synopsis: (Wed)
Dr. Lantry begins to carry out Angela's plan to kill Chase. Meanwhile, Melissa and Richard manipulate
Julia in a plan to avenge their parents' deaths.

3.4 [44] Falcon Crest: PARTNERS
Lorimar prod. no. 172204 (copyright date 5Oct83) b: 21-Oct-1983
Produced by Barry Steinberg
Written by Garner Simmons; Directed by Gwen Arner
director of photography: Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Anna Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Note: This is Jamie Rose's last appearance as Vickie Gioberti. The character will return in season six,
but then played by Dana Sparks.
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Staring:
Jamie Rose (Vickie Gioberti) (exit)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Raymond St. Jacques (Dr. Arthur Hooks)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Joe Lambie (Sheriff Dan Robbins)
Thomas Callaway (Dr. Otto Foster)
Gwen Arner (Judge Leslie Wagner)(also directs this episode)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Special Guest Star:
Ron Rifkin (Dr. Lantry)
Co-Starring:
Lou Corello (Larry)
Charles Parks (Unknown)
Barbara Worthington (Nurse # 2)
Marion Yue (Nurse # 1)
Al Berry (Unknown)
W. Scott De Venney (Unknown)
Joe Lerer (Unknown)
Synopsis: (Thur)
In a race against time, Michael tries to stop Chase's operation. Julia's case for criminal insanity is
refused, leaving her to the torment of her fellow inmates.

3.5 [45] Falcon Crest: JUDGE AND JURY
Lorimar prod. no. 172205 (copyright date 6Oct83) b: 28-Oct-1983
Produced by Barry Steinberg
Written by E. F.Wallengren; Directed by Harry Harris
director of photography: Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Anna Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Richard Venture (John Osborne)
James Ray (Judge Frank Leeds)
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Woody Eney (D. A. Hawkins)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Co-Starring:
Bette Ford (Prison Guard)
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Cumson)
Featuring:
Ed Vasgerian (Paul Espinoza)
Joe Lerer (Court Clerk)
Synopsis: (Fri)
Angela orders Lance to hinder Chase's return to Falcon Crest. Meanwhile, Philip (Mel Ferrer) is alarmed when
Julia (Abby Dalton) pleads guilty - and could face the death penalty.
 
3.06 [46] Falcon Crest: THE WAGES OF SIN
Lorimar Telepictures prod. no. 172206 (copyright date 12Oct83) b: 04-Nov-1983
Produced by Barry Steinberg; Written by E. F. Wallengren; Directed by Gwen Arner
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Anna Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring: (end credits)
Raymond St. Jacques
Richard Venture
James Ray
Woody Eney
Chao-Li Chi
Mary Kate McGeehan
Sarah Douglas ....... Pamela
Special Guest Star:
Ron Rifkin (Dr. Lantry)
Synopsis:
Despite her wishes, Julia receives a life sentence. Meanwhile Lantry warns Angela to stop Michael accusing
him of malpractice - or he'll implicate Angela.

3.7 [47] Falcon Crest: THE LAST LAUGH
Lorimar Telepictures prod. no. 172207 (copyright date 28Dec83) b: 11-Nov-1983
Produced by John F Perry; Written by Stephen Black & Henry Stern; Directed by Harry Harris
director of photography, Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Anna Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring: (end credits)
Raymond St. Jacques (Dr. Arthur Hooks)
Richard Venture (John Osborne)
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Harry Basch (Vince Caproni)
James O'Sullivan (Unknown)
John H. Fields (Ralph Delaney)
Steven Marlo (Unknown)
Special Guest Star:
Victoria Racimo (Corene Powers)
Co-Starring:
Sheila Johns (Unknown)
James Brodhead (Unknown)
Lois Robbins (Unknown)
Mike Muscat (Unknown)
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Cumson)
Fielding Greaves (Unknown)
Synopsis:
At the prison, Julia has to contend with a tough matron, who has a personal vendetta against the Channings.
Meanwhile, Jacqueline gets the last laugh on Angela.

3.8 [48] Falcon Crest: SOLITARY CONFINEMENTS
Lorimar-Telepictures prod. no. 172208 (copyright date 28Dec83) b: 18-Nov-1983
Produced by John F. Perry; Written by Stephen Black and Henry Stern; Directed by Gwen Arner
director of photography, Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry Hartford) (entry episode)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Raymond St. Jacques (Dr. Arthur Hooks)
Fran Ryan (Cass)
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Harry Basch (Vince Caproni)
Tina Andrews (Valerie)
Sally Kirkland (Ella)
John H. Fields (Ralph Delaney)
Michael Prince (Terry's Lover)
Vernon Washington (Teddy Eubanks)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Special Guest Stars:
Ron Rifkin (Dr. Lantry)
Victoria Racimo (Corene Powers)
Co-Starring:
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Cumson)
Allen Gebhardt (Driver)
Synopsis:
As her torment continues, Julia turns to Angela for help, while Maggie's sister Terry arrives at Falcon Crest,
having discovered her sister's newfound wealth.

3.9 [49] Falcon Crest: CHAMELEON CHARADES
Lorimar-Telepictures prod. no. 172209 (copyright date 28Dec83) b: 25-Nov-1983
Produced by John F. Perry; Written by Robert L. McCullough; Directed by Harry Harris
director of photography, Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry Hartford) (entry episode)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Joe Lambie (Sheriff Dan Robbins)
Harry Basch (Vince Caproni)
Pat Delany (Mr. Smith)
Tina Andrews (Valerie)
Leonard Stone (Harrison Albright)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Special Guest Stars:
Ron Rifkin (Dr. Lantry)
Victoria Racimo (Corene Powers)
Co-Starring:
Jeff Jensen (Unknown)
Branscombe Richmond (Ernie)
Chuck Hicks (Unknown)
Stan Buchanan (Unknown)
Joe Leree (Unknown)
Synopsis:
Angela is scared when Chase and Michael's investigation into Dr. Lantry points to her. Meanwhile Cole and Melissa
fight for custody of baby Joseph.

3.10 [50] Falcon Crest: DOUBLE DEALING
Lorimar-Telepictures prod. no. 172210 (copyright date 28Dec83) b: 02-Dec-1983
Produced by John F Perry; Written by Robert L. McCullough; Directed by Gwen Arner
director of photography, Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry Hartford)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Richard Venture (John Osborne)
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Joe Lambie (Sheriff Dan Robbins)
Tina Andrews (Valerie)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Special Guest Stars:
Ron Rifkin (Dr. Lantry)
Victoria Racimo (Corene Powers)
Synopsis:
Terry seeks her fortune in a wealthy husband at Falcon Crest, Richard is angry when the cartel demands control of
his racetrack, and Philip plots to send Lantry abroad.

3.11 [51] Falcon Crest: THE BETRAYAL
Lorimar-Telepictures prod. no. 172211 (copyright date 9Dec83) b: 09-Dec-1983
Produced by John F Perry; Written by E.F. Wallengren; Directed by Harry Harris
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry Hartford)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Joe Lambie (Sheriff Dan Robbins)
Tina Andrews (Valerie)
Sally Kirkland (Ella)
Burke Byrnes (Joel Sharp)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Special Guest Stars:
Ron Rifkin (Dr. Lantry)
Victoria Racimo (Corene Powers)
Co-Starring
H.M. Wynant (Unknown)
Dale Tarter (Unknown)
Daphne Lee Ashbrook (Leslie Perkins)
John X. Heart (Unknown)
David Leisure (Unknown)
Synopsis:
Angela is furious when Lance betrays her, while Richard's reputation is further diminished when a body
is found on his property.

3.12 [52] Falcon Crest: COUP D'ETAT
Lorimar-Telepictures prod. no. 172212 (copyright date 16Dec83) b: 16-Dec-1983
Produced by John F. Perry; Written by E.F. Wallengren; Directed by Gwen Arner
director of photography, Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry Hartford)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Joe Lambie (Sheriff Dan Robbins)
Harry Basch (Vince Caproni)
Thomas Callaway (Dr. Foster)
Burke Byrnes (Joel Sharp)
Tina Andrews (Valerie)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Special Guest Star:
Victoria Racimo (Corene Powers)
Co-Starring:
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Cumson)
Sheldon Feldner (Agitator)
Synopsis:
Terry desperately worms her way into Michael's heart, while Chase discovers a legal clause which gives him
the right to oust Angela from Falcon Crest.

3.13 [53] Falcon Crest: NO TRESPASSING
Lorimar-Telepictures prod. no. 172213 (copyright date 23Dec83) b: 23-Dec-1983
Produced by John F Perry; Written by Stephen Black & Henry Stern; Directed by Joseph Manduke
director of photography, Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry Hartford)
(Abby Dalton does not appear in this episode)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Roger Perry (John Costello)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Joe Lambie (Sheriff Dan Robbins)
Harry Basch (Vince Caproni)
Thomas Callaway (Dr. Foster)
John Carter (Max Hartman)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Co-Starring:
Wiley Harker (Unknown)
Craig Shreeve (Unknown)
Julian Deyer (Unknown)
Marsha Haynes (Michelle Walters)
Mark Thomas (Unknown)
Michael Donovan (Unknown)
Kevin King (Unknown)
Synopsis:
Angela fights Chase's efforts to gain control of Falcon Crest, while Richard's racetrack proposal goes to a public
vote. Meanwhile, Lance threatens Linda's father.

3.14 [54] Falcon Crest: SPORT OF KINGS
Lorimar-Telepictures prod. no. 172214 (copyright date 30Dec83) b: 06-Jan-1984
Produced by John F Perry; Written by Robert L. McCullough & E.F. Wallengren; Directed by Larry Elikann
director of photography, Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry Hartford)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Roger Perry (John Costello)
Joe Lambie (Sheriff Dan Robbins)
Harry Basch (Vince Caproni)
Al Ruscio (Simon Whittaker)
John Carter (Max Hartman)
Thomas Callaway (Dr. Foster)
Ken Letner (Mr. Spheeris)
Liam Sullivan (Lawyer)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Co-Starring:
Sandy Martin (Unknown)
Elizabeth Price (Unknown)
Matt Landers (Fred)
Synopsis:
Julia's devastated to learn that Richard fathered Melissa's baby. Chase is driven to destroy the racetrack and
Melissa makes a terrible admission at the hearing.

3.15 [55] Falcon Crest: QUEEN'S GAMBIT
Lorimar-Telepictures prod. no. 172215 (copyright date 6Jan84) b: 13-Jan-1984
Produced by John F Perry; Written by Robert L. McCullough & E.F. Wallengren; Directed by Robert Foxworth
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry Hartford)
(Abby Dalton does not appear in this episode)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Richard Herd (Calvin Kleeger)
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Joe Lambie (Sheriff Dan Robbins)
Edwin Owens (Dr. Parker)
Thomas Callaway (Dr. Foster)
Ken Letner (Mr. Spheeris)
Al Ruscio (Simon Whittaker)
Liam Sullivan (Lawyer)
John Shearin (Anesthesiologist)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Co-Starring:
Frantz Turner (Deputy)
Marc Hayashi (Doctor)
Barbara Worthington (Nurse)
Synopsis:
Michael faces his fears from his dark past when he has to operate on Sherriff Robbins to save his life. Meanwhile,
Richard is attacked by a cartel gangster.

3.16 [56] Falcon Crest: BITTER HARVEST
Lorimar Telepictures prod no. 172216 (copyright date 20Jan84) b: 20-Jan-1984
Produced by John F Perry; Written by Stephen Black & Henry Stern; Directed by Larry Elikann
director of photography, Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry Hartford)
(Abby Dalton & Margaret Ladd do not appear in this episode)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Joe Lambie (Sheriff Dan Robbins)
Jordan Charney (Norton Crane)
David Packer (Man in Bar)
Frank Schuller (Andrew Levitt)
Harry Basch (Vince Caproni)
Ken Letner (Mr. Spheeris)
Ted Sorel (Mr. Lamont)
Lilyan Chauvin (Sister Jeanette)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Co-Starring:
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Cumson)
Synopsis:
Phillip forces Mellisa to sell the Agretti harvest to him, an affair from Jacqueline's past comes to light,
and Richard is targeted by the cartel again.

3.17 [57] Falcon Crest: POWER PLAY
Lorimar Telepictures prod no. 172217 (copyright date 3Feb84) b: 03-Feb-1984
Produced by John F. Perry; Written by Greg Strangis; Directed by Mel Ferrer
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry)
(Abby Dalton does not appear in this episode)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Richard Herd
Kenneth Tobey
Mary Kate McGeehan
Chao-Li Chi
Whit Bissell
Thomas Callaway
Harry Basch
Ken Letner
Liam Sullivan
Bill Erwin
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Co-Starring:
Jason Goldberg
Momo Mashima
J. Victor Lopez
Richard Partlow
Marion R. Russell
Synopsis:
Baby Joseph's custody case goes to court. Meanwhile Richard fears for his life when Maggile's article
gets printed, displeasing the cartel.

3.18 [58] Falcon Crest: CHANGING TIMES
Lorimar Telepictures prod no. 172218 (copyright date 10Feb84) b: 10-Feb-1984
Produced by John F Perry; Written by Richard Freiman; Directed by Michael Preece
director of photography, Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry)
(Margaret Ladd does not appear in this episode)
*
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring: (end credits)
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Thomas Callaway (Dr. Foster)
Ken Letner (Mr. Spheeris)
Linden Chiles (Commissioner Carneras)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Co-Starring:
Nomi Mitty (Unknown)
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Cumson)
Virginia Cook (Unknown)
Mark Voland (Unknown)
Featuring:
Casey Kramer (Unknown)
Scott Lee Eidson (Unknown)
Synopsis:
Angela has a horrifying offer for Melissa, the cartel's gangsters strike at the racetrack's opening day
and Jacqueline's terrible past causes quite a stir.

3.19 [59] Falcon Crest: THE AFTERMATH
Lorimar Telepictures prod no. 172219 (copyright date 17Feb84) b: 17-Feb-1984
Produced by John F Perry; Written by Ann Marcus & E. F. Wallengren; Directed by Barbara Peeters
director of photography, Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Thomas Callaway (Dr. Foster)
Sandy Ward (Ron Lafferty)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Cumson)
Mona Dirrett (Nurse)
Ron Henriquez (Paramedic # 1)
Thom Mathews (Paramedic # 2)
Synopsis:
Linda and Melissa's fighting culminates in a fatal car crash. Meanwhile Pamela and Richard's relationship
intensifies, despite the deadly threat of the cartel.

3.20 [60] Falcon Crest: TESTS OF FAITH
Lorimar Telepictures prod no. 172220 (copyright date 24Feb84) b: 24-Feb-1984
Produced by John F Perry; Written by Robert L. McCullough & Garner Simmons; Directed by Reza Badiyi
director of photography, Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
(Margaret Ladd does not appear in this episode)
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Jordan Charney (Norton Crane)
Ken Letner (Mr. Spheeris)
Claudia Christian (Kate Mars)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Co-Starring:
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Cumson)
Jane A. Rogers (Nurse # 3)
John Zenda (Security Guard)
Helen Boll (Nurse)
Donna Woodrum (Nurse)
Synopsis:
Maggie discovers what has been causing her dizzy spells. Pamela is kidnapped and is forced to make a horrible decision,
and Angela exposes Terry's sordid past to Michael.

3.21 [61] Falcon Crest: LITTLE BOY BLUE
Lorimar Telepictures prod no. 172221 (copyright date 9Mar84) b: 09-Mar-1984
Produced by John F Perry; Written by Claire Whitaker; Directed by Harry Harris
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
(Margaret Ladd does not appear in this episode)
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Special Guest Star:
Geoffrey Lewis (Lucas Crosby)
Guest Starring:
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Ken Letner (Mr. Spheeris)
Jeff Doucette (Unknown)
Jack Betts (Unknown)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Co-Starring:
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Gioberti)
Jane A. Rogers (Nurse)
Noni White (Unknown)
Michael J. Cutt (Unknown)
Edith Fields (Unknown)
Mark Voland (Gas Station Attendant)
Owen Bush (Unknown)
Synopsis:
News of Julia's escape hits the press, Melissa begs Angela to reconsider their pacts and despite her terrible past.
Michael asks Terry to stay.

3.22 [62] Falcon Crest: THE GATHERING STORM
Lorimar Telepictures prod no. 172222 (copyright date 16Mar84) b: 16-Mar-1984
Produced by John F. Perry; Written by Rocci Chatfield & Ray Goldstone; Directed by Reza Badiyl
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Special Guest Star:
Geoffrey Lewis (Lucas Crosby)
Guest Starring:
Walter Brooke (Carter St: John)
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Ken Letner (Mr. Spheeris)
Sandy Ward (Ron Lafferty)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Co-Starring:
Peter Iacangelo (Unknown)
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Gioberti)
Tony Giorgio (Unknown)
Jane A. Rogers (Nurse Karen)
Synopsis:
Lance rages when he learns that Melissa sold her baby, Maggie must choose between radiation and Michael's surgical
skills, and Juilia Learns how to shoot.

3.23 [63] Falcon Crest: FINAL COUNTDOWN
Lorimar Telepictures prod no. 172223 (copyright date 23Mar84) b: 23-Mar-1984
Produced by John F. Perry; Written by James Fritzhand; Directed by Harry Harris
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Special Guest Stars:
Geoffrey Lewis (Lucas Crosby)
Pat Crowley (Lillian Heller)
Guest Starring:
Walter Brooke (Carter St: John)
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Jordan Charney (Norton Crane)
Ken Letner (Mr. Spheeris)
William Joyce (Unknown)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Co-Starring:
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Gioberti)
Gloria Charles (Nurse)
J. Victor Lopez (Ben)
Featuring:
Sheila Mathews (Unknown)
D. J. Zacker (Unknown)
Kent de Marchie (Unknown)
Synopsis:
Melissa rejects Lance's suggestion to give their marriage another go. Meanwhile, Chase waits to see if Maggie's
surgery was successful

3.24 [64] Falcon Crest: LOVE'S TRIUMPH
Lorimar Telepictures prod no. 172224 (copyright date 6Apr84) b: 06-Apr-1984
Produced by John F Perry; Written by Robert L. McCullough & Suzanne Herrera; Directed by Harry Harris
director of photography, Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Special Guest Stars:
Geoffrey Lewis (Lucas Crosby)
Pat Crowley (Lillian Heller)
Guest Starring:
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Jordan Charney (Norton Crane)
Ken Letner (Mr. Spheeris)
Don Matheson (Mr. Padgett)
Edwin Owens (Dr. Parker)
Warren Munson (Mr. Glasser)
And:
Sarah Douglas (Pamela Lynch)
Co-Starring:
Gary Allen (Unknown)
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Gioberti)
Tony Lucas (Unknown)
Gloria Charles (Nurse)
Synopsis:
After complications during her surgery, Maggie slips into a coma. Meanwhile, Richard is outraged when he hears
that Chase gave his trust fund to charity.

3.25 [65] Falcon Crest: WIN, PLACE AND SHOW
Lorimar Telepictures prod no. 172225 (copyright date 13Apr84) b: 13-Apr-1984
Produced by John F. Perry; Written by Robert L. McCullough & Suzanne Herrera; Directed by Robert L. McCullough
director of photography, Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Special Guest Star:
Geoffrey Lewis (Lucas Crosby)
Guest Starring:
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Jordan Charney (Norton Crane)
Ken Letner (Mr. Spheeris)
Don Matheson (Mr. Padgett)
Thomas Callaway (Dr. Foster)
Tom McFadden (Unknown)
Penelope Windust (Melissa's Doctor)
Co-Starring:
John Dewey-Carter (Unknown)
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Gioberti)
Scott Reiniger (Unknown)
Featuring:
Alan Buchdahl (Race Track Announcer)
Synopsis:
Terry and Michael announce their marriage , and Angela agrees to marry Philip. Meanwhile, Melissa gets the devastating
news that she can no longer have children.

3.26 [66] Falcon Crest: FOR BETTER, FOR WORSE
Lorimar Telepictures prod no. 172226 (copyright date 20Apr84) b: 04-May-1984
Produced by John F. Perry; Written by Ellis Marcus; Directed by Harry Harris
director of photography, Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Joe Lambie (Sheriff Dan Robbins)
Don Matheson (Mr. Padgett)
Thomas Callaway (Dr. Foster)
Tom McFadden (Unknown)
Co-Starring:
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Gioberti)
Bob Curtis (Father Bob)
Judy Kerr (Unknown)
Jerry Hoffman (Unknown)
Walter Mathews (Unknown)
Synopsis:
Disguised as a nun, Julia hatches an evil plan to murder her mother on her wedding day, but when Chase calls the police,
a crazed Julia takes Joseph hostage.

3.27 [67] Falcon Crest: THE AVENGER
Lorimar Telepictures prod no. 172227 (copyright date 27Apr84) b: 11-May-1984
Produced by John F. Perry; Written by Garner Simmons; Directed by Michael Preece
director of photography, Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)
Guest Starring:
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Joe Lambie (Sheriff Dan Robbins)
Don Matheson (Mr. Padgett)
Eugene Robert Glazer (Unknown)
Co-Starring:
David Selburg (Unknown)
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Gioberti)
Brad Harris (Deputy Duffy)
Synopsis:
With baby Joseph as hostage, Julia demands to speak to her mother, but when a police officer prematurely opens fire
the situation ends in fatal disaster.

3.28 [68] Falcon Crest: ASHES TO ASHES
Lorimar Telepictures prod no. 172228 (copyright date 4May84) b: 18-May-1984
Produced by John F Perry; Written by E. F. Wallengren & Ann Marcus; Directed by Barbara Peeters
director of photography, Frank Raymond
Starring: (opening credits)
Jane Wyman, Robert Foxworth, Lorenzo Lamas, David Selby, William R. Moses, Abby Dalton,
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Ladd, Ana Alicia, and Susan Sullivan (Abby Dalton does not appear in this episode)
Also Starring: Laura Johnson (as Terry)
*
(end credits)
Cliff Robertson (Michael Ranson)(exit)
Guest Starring:
Mary Kate McGeehan (Linda Caproni)
Chao-Li Chi (Chao Li)
Joe Lambie (Sheriff Dan Robbins)
Ken Letner (Mr. Spheeris)
Don Matheson (Mr. Padgett)
James Purcell (Unknown)
Co-Starring:
Jason Goldberg (Joseph Gioberti)
Bob Curtis (Father Bob)
Nathaniel Christian (Unknown)
Brad Harris (Deputy Duffy)
Sarah Smith (Reporter)
Gene Tyburn (Unknown)
Synopsis:
The Channings and the Giobertis unite to scatter Julia's ashes in Italy, but when a disguised Cartel member
sabotages the airplane it perilously plummets to earth.

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