CTVA US Drama - "Falcon Crest" (Lorimar/CBS) Season 8 (1988-89)

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Season 8 (1988-89)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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############# Season 8 1988-89 ###############
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CBS Fridays 10:00 pm Eastern
 Produced by Philip Parslow (entry) (opening credits #8.1)
Co-Producers: Stephen Black & Henry Stern, Rena Down (entry) (opening credits #8.1)
Co-Ordinating Producer, Victoria La Fortune (opening credits #8.1)
Executive Producers: Joanne Brough, Camille Marchetta, Michael Filerman (end credits #8.1)


8.01 [184] Falcon Crest: CHANGING TIMES
Lorimar prod. no. 177201 (copyright date 27Oct88) b: 28-Oct-1988
Written by Diana Kopald Marcus; Directed by Michael A. Hoey
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr. (returns)
*
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, Ana-Alicia, Kristian Alfonso (entry), Margaret Ladd,
Dana Sparks, Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
(Note: Kristian Alfonso joins the regular cast)
(opening credits-no picture):
Also starring (in Alphabetical Order)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Castulo Guerra (Cesar Ortega)
Mariska Hargitay (Carly Fixx)
Danny Nucci (Gabriel Ortega)
Special Appearance by:
Cesar Romero (Peter Stavros)
Special Guest Star:
Rod Taylor (Frank Agretti)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Carl Held (Garth)
Robert Ito (Lawrence Mishima)
Co-Starring:
Robert Gorman (Michael)
Brandon Kasper (Kevin)
Betty McGuire (Mrs. Fraser)
Roger Scott (Addison Kent)
Luisa Leschin (Isabel)
Olivia Negron (Maid)
Synopsis:
As Maggie is haunted by nightmares of her husband's death, Melissa is mercilessly wields her newfound
power over everyone.

8.02 [185] Falcon Crest: FAREWELL, MY LOVELIES
Lorimar prod. no. 177202 (copyright date 3Nov88) b: 04-Nov-1988
Written by Cynthia Darnell; Directed by George Kaczender
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
*
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, Ana-Alicia, Kristian Alfonso, Margaret Ladd,
Dana Sparks (exit), Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
(Note: Dana Sparks leaves the regular the show after this episode)
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring:
Mariska Hargitay (Carly Fixx)
Special Appearance by:
Cesar Romero (Peter Stavros)
Special Guest Star:
Rod Taylor (Frank Agretti)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Carl Held (Garth)
Richard Eden (Bill)
Ryan MacDonald (Kenneth Lone)
Co-Starring:
Jane Marla Robbins (Claudia)
Luisa Leschin (Isabel)
Saida Rodriguez Pagan (Reporter (Terri Schooly))
Robert Gorman (Michael)
Brandon Kasper (Kevin)
Thomas Knickerbocker (Russ Carlson)
Robert Gould (Mr. Harris)
Ron French (Mr. Singer)
Joyce Dever (Laura Martin)
Steve Kramer (FBI-Agent # 1)
Featuring:
Charles Douglass (FBI-Agent # 2)
Ed Riner (Jeweler)
Jim Townsend (Process Server)
Synopsis:
Maggie is stunned to find that her husband is alive and well, while Angela Channing vows to stay in Tuscanny
Valley and fight for her family's land.

8.03 [186] Falcon Crest: DUST TO DUST
Lorimar prod. no. 177203 (copyright date 10Nov88) b: 11-Nov-1988
Written by Stuart Rosenberg; Directed by Jerome Courtland
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
*
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, Ana-Alicia (exit), David Beecroft (entry), Kristian Alfonso, Margaret Ladd,
Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
(Note: David Beecroft joins the regular cast in this episode & Ana-Alicia leaves the regular cast after this episode)
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Douglas (Ben Agretti)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Charles Frank (Senator Peter Ryder)
Castulo Guerra (Cesar Ortega)
Danny Nucci (Gabriel Ortega)
Allan Royal (R. D. Young)
Special Guest Star:
Rod Taylor (Frank Agretti)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Carl Held (Garth)
Duke Stroud (Fire Chief Elkins)
Ronald G. Joseph (Sheriff Sanchez)
Seth Jaffe (Albie Carver)
Co-Starring:
Bob Curtis (Father Bob)
Angela Paton (Mrs. Anderson)
Gloria Delaney (Duty Nurse)
Dave Morick (Postman)
Kevin McDermott (Delaney)
Graham Timbes (Doctor)
Carl Ciarfalio (Fireman # 2)
Pete Brennan (Medic)
Featuring:
Jay Horton (Fireman # 1)
Miki Kim (Nurse # 2)
Gerard David (Orderly)
Leigh C. Kim (Doctor # 2)
Synopsis:
The Falcon Crest Mansion is engulfed in flames, and Lance desperately tries to save Melissa. Angela arranges
a secret meeting between Frank and his estrange son.

8.04 [187] Falcon Crest: JEOPARDY
Lorimar prod. no. 177204 (copyright date 17Nov88) b: 18-Nov-1988
Written by Kathy McCormick; Directed by Dennis Donnelly
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
*
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft , Kristian Alfonso, Margaret Ladd,
Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
(Note: Jane Wyman & Chao-Li Chi do not appear in this episode)
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Douglas (Nick Agretti)
Charles Frank (Senator Peter Ryder)
Allan Royal (R. D. Young)
Special Guest Star:
Rod Taylor (Frank Agretti)
*
(end credits)
Steven Keats (Howard Pax)
Alan Fudge (Victor Fields)
Carl Held (Garth)
Ronald G. Joseph (Sheriff Sanchez)
Jay Varela (Miguel Aviles)
Ryan MacDonald (Kenneth Lone)
Dori Brenner (Penny Calloway)
Co-Starring:
Stanley Ralph Ross (Philip Tindall)
Thomas Knickerbocker (Russ Carlson)
Kevin McDermott (Delaney)
Jane Marla Robbins (Claudia)
Billy Long (Wendell South)
Todd Starks (New Globe Reporter)
Featuring:
Vance Valencia (Reporter #1)
Dale Harimoto (Reporter #2)
Donna Lowre (Secretary)
Synopsis:
Richard discovers the secret method by which Ryder and John contact each other, and has no idea that
a murderous Ryder is waiting for him at his house.

 8.05 [188] Falcon Crest: TUSCANNY VENUS
Lorimar prod. no. 177205 (copyright date 1Dec88) b: 02-Dec-1988
Written by Michael Halperin; Directed by Jerome Courtland
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft, Kristian Alfonso, Margaret Ladd,
Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
Note: Chao-Li Chi does not appear in this episode.
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Douglas (Ben Agretti)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Castulo Guerra (Cesar Ortega)
Danny Nucci (Gabriel Ortega)
Allan Royal (R.D. Young)
Special Guest Star:
Rod Taylor (Frank Agretti)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Steven Keats (Howard Pax)
Alan Fudge (Victor Fields)
Ryan MacDonald (Kenneth Lone)
Dori Brenner (Penny Calloway)
Co-Starring:
Andrew Lowery (Charley Field)
John Hostetter (Agent Frand)
Betty McGuire (Mrs. Fraser)
Angela Paton (Mrs. Anderson)
Rick Najera (Paco)
Robert Gorman (Michael)
Brandon Kasper (Kevin)
Featuring:
Judith Jones (Andrea)
Geoffrey Forward (Matt Hendry)
Valente Rodriguez (Raoul)
Roberto Roman (Manuel)
Brad Driggers (Waiter)
Synopsis:
Richard persuades DA Fields to drop the murder charges against Lance, but Lance is anything but grateful.
Meanwhile, Maggie is riddled with guilt.

8.06 [189] Falcon Crest: LIARS ANONYMOUS
Lorimar prod. no. 177206 (copyright date 8Dec88) b: 09-Dec-1988
Written by Gary Stephens & Julie Moskovitz; Directed by Kate Swofford Tilley
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft, Kristian Alfonso, Margaret Ladd,
Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
Note: Chao-Li Chi does not appear in this episode.
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Douglas (Ben Agretti)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Danny Nucci (Gabriel Ortega)
Allan Royal (R. D. Young)
Special Guest Star:
Rod Taylor (Frank Agretti)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Gretchen Wyler (Libby Carnes)
Robert Ito (Larry Mishima)
Jay Varela (Miguel Aviles)
J. Michael Flynn (Carl Seward)
Peter MacLean (Justin Nash)
Amy Michelson (Kelly)
Co-Starring:
Angela Paton (Mrs. Anderson)
Rick Najera (Paco)
Lee Delano (Man # 2)
Michael Vlastas(Man # 1)
Synopsis:
Angela makes a killing when she blackmails Nick with incriminating information about his past, while Libby
calls for Frank's help to mine emeralds in Columbia.

8.07 [190] Falcon Crest: LIFE WITH FATHER (Christmas Episode)
Lorimar prod. no. 177207 (copyright date 15Dec88) b: 16-Dec-1988
Written by Amy Tebo; Directed by Nicholas Sgarro
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft, Kristian Alfonso, Margaret Ladd,
Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Douglas (Ben Agretti)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Castulo Guerra (Cesar Ortega)
Danny Nucci (Gabriel Ortega)
Allan Royal (R.D. Young)
Special Guest Star:
Rod Taylor (Frank Agretti)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Gretchen Wyler (Libby Carnes)
Jay Varela (Miguel Aviles)
Michael Fox (Amos Fedders)
Co-Starring:
Rick Najera (Paco)
Robert Gorman (Michael)
Brandon Kasper (Kevin)
Greg Collins (Security Guard)
Featuring:
David Cloud (Cashier)
Steve Whiteford (Bartender)
Jay Mayhall (Yuppie Man)
Nancy Bouykin (Yuppie Woman)
Melody McCord (Maid)
Synopsis:
As Christmas draws near, Frank agonises over his life-changing decision, while Daniel discovers Emma's true
identity - and drowns her.

8.08 [191] Falcon Crest: SOLOMON'S CHOICE
Lorimar prod. no. 177208 (copyright date 5Jan89) b: 06-Jan-1989
Written by Cynthia Darnell; Directed by Joseph L. Scanlan
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft, Kristian Alfonso, Margaret Ladd,
Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
Note: Chao-Li Chi does not appear in this episode.
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Castulo Guerra (Cesar Ortega)
Danny Nucci (Gabriel Ortega)
Allan Royal (R. D. Young)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Janet Julian (Cookie Nash)
Ryan MacDonald (Kenneth Lone)
Martha Velez (Mercedes Vargas)
Michael Fox (Amos Fedders)
Ronald G. Joseph (Sheriff Sanchez)
Amy Michelson (Kelly)
Co-Starring:
Morgan Nagler (Lisa Vargas)
Israel Juarbe (Raoul)
Angela Paton (Harriet Andersson)
Robert Gorman (Michael)
Brandon Kasper (Kevin)
Roberto Roman (Manuel)
Synopsis:
Mercedes pressures Pilar to sign the adoption papers, Angela's plans to purchase a bottling company
are thwarted, and Emma discovers Cabot has been lying

8.09 [192] Falcon Crest: SUSPICION
Lorimar prod. no. 445059 (copyright date 12Jan89) b: 13-Jan-1989
Written by Linda Elstad; Directed by Jerome Courtland
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft, Kristian Alfonso, Margaret Ladd,
Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Douglas (Ben Agretti)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Danny Nucci (Gabriel Ortega)
Allan Royal (R. D. Young)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Carl Held (Garth)
Janet Julian (Cookie Nash)
Michael Fox (Amos Fedders)
Peter MacLean (Justin Nash)
Betty Carvalho (Senora Luna)
Co-Starring:
Stanley Ralph Ross (Phillip Tindall)
Angela Paton (Harriet Anderson)
Rick Najera (Paco)
Israel Juarbe (Raoul)
Rich Crater (Store Keeper)
Renata Scott (Sales Lady)
Brad Driggers (Waiter)
Buck McDancer (Driver)
Synopsis:
Angela is delighted with Emma's marital choice, while Maggie must make a decision about Tommy after her
office was trashed.
 
 8.10 [193] Falcon Crest: THERE GOES THE BRIDE
Lorimar prod. no. 445060 (copyright date 20Jan89) b: 20-Jan-1989
Written by Stephen Black & Henry Stern; Directed by Joseph L. Scanlan
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
*
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft, Kristian Alfonso, Margaret Ladd (exit),
Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
(Margaret Ladd leaves the regular cast after this episode)
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Douglas (Ben Agretti)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Danny Nucci (Gabriel Ortega)
Allan Royal (R. D. Young)
Assumpta Serna (Anna Cellini)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Janet Julian (Cookie Nash)
Michael Fox (Amos Fedders)
Peter MacLean (Justin Nash)
Co-Starring:
Bob Curtis (Father Bob)
Angela Paton (Harriet Anderson)
Jane Marla Robbins (Claudia)
Robert Gorman (Michael)
Brandon Kasper (Kevin)
Featuring:
Edmund L. Shaff (Justice of the Peace)
Susan Edwards (Nina)
Synopsis:
After Emma and R.D. Young's wedding plans waver, the groom has a plan. Meanwhile, Ben fails to heed
Nick's warnings about the dangerous Cellini family.

8.11 [194] Falcon Crest: TRUE CONFESSIONS
Lorimar prod. no. 445061 (copyright date 3Feb89) b: 03-Feb-1989
Written by Rena Down; Directed by Nicholas Sgarro
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft, Kristian Alfonso, Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Douglas (Ben Agretti)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Assumpta Serna (Anna Cellini)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Lee Bergere (Justin Nash)
Janet Julian (Cookie Nash)
Michael Fox (Amos Fedders)
Amy Michelson (Kelly)
Alan Feinstein (Malcolm Sinclair)
Featuring:
Dean Webber (TV Commentator)
Synopsis:
Richard lies to Maggie about his whereabouts as he meets with financier Malcolm Sinclair while
Cookie reveals some shocking new to Lance.

8.12 [195] Falcon Crest: AND BABY MAKES THREE
Lorimar prod. no. 445062 (copyright date 9Feb89) b: 10-Feb-1989
Written by Stephen Black & Henry Stern; Directed by Shelley Levinson
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft, Kristian Alfonso, Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Douglas (Ben Agretti)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Danny Nucci (Gabriel Ortega)
Assumpta Serna (Anna Cellini)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Carl Held (Garth)
Janet Julian (Cookie Nash)
Lee Bergere (Justin Nash)
Jay Varela (Miguel Aviles)
Michael Fox (Amos Fedders)
Amy Michelson (Kelly)
Co-Starring:
Morgan Nagler (Lisa Vargas)
Robert Gorman (Michael)
Brandon Kasper (Kevin)
Tiiu Leek (TV Interviewer)
Featuring:
Judith Jones (Andrea)
Daniel Addes (Salvatore)
Adele Claire (Woman)
Synopsis:
As Angela continues to press for information about the consortium, Pilar divulges some surprising
news to Lance.

8.13 [196] Falcon Crest: DINNER AT EIGHT
Lorimar prod. no. 445063 (copyright date 16Feb89) b: 17-Feb-1989
Written by Joel Okmin & Michael Filerman; Directed by Robert Becker
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft, Kristian Alfonso, Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Douglas (Ben Agretti)
Assumpta Serna (Anna Cellini)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Carl Held (Garth)
Bo Brundin (Will Kender)
Lee Bergere (Justin Nash)
Janet Julian (Cookie Nash)
Michael Fox (Amos Fedders)
Belinda Balaski (Dr. Stephanie Ambrose)
Alan Feinstein (Malcolm Sinclair)
Co-Starring:
Robert Gorman (Michael)
Brandon Kasper (Kevin)
Featuring:
Ron La Pere (Mr. Bailey)
Sharon Ringo (Maid)
Synopsis:
Angeal pressures Lance to marry Cookie, Anna and Nick rekindle their love, and Pilar accepts a
marriage proposal.

8.14 [197] Falcon Crest: UNEASY ALLIES
Lorimar prod. no. 445064 (copyright date 3Mar89) b: 03-Mar-1989
Written by Gary Stephens & Julie Moskowitz; Directed by Nicholas Sgarro
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft, Kristian Alfonso, Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Douglas (Ben Agretti)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Castulo Guerra (Cesar Ortega)
Danny Nucci (Gabriel Ortega)
Assumpta Serna (Anna Cellini)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Jay Varela (Miguel Aviles)
D.D. Howard (Barbara Cushing)
Michael Fox (Amos Fedders)
Amy Michelson (Kelly)
Belinda Balaski (Dr. Stephanie Ambrose)
Jennifer Bassey (Mary Lou Wallace)
Tom Fuccello (Councillor # 2)
Alan Feinstein (Malcolm Sinclair)
Co-Starring:
Rick Najera (Paco)
Israel Juarbe (Raoul)
Stacy Keach, Sr. (Owner # 1)
Robert Gorman (Michael)
Brandon Kasper (Kevin)
Gilbert Garcia (Councillor # 1)
Stephen Bradley (Marriage Commissioner)
Judith Jones (Andrea)
Synopsis:
Maggie is appalled by Richard's plans for the valley, while Angela meddles in Lance and Pilar's
relationship.

 8.15 [198] Falcon Crest: THE VIGIL
Lorimar prod. no. 445065 (copyright date 10Mar89) b: 10-Mar-1989
Written by Linda Elstad; Directed by Joe Coppoletta
Director of Photography: Robert F. Sparks (new)(1 episode)
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft, Kristian Alfonso, Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Douglas (Ben Agretti)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Castulo Guerra (Cesar Ortega)
Danny Nucci (Gabriel Ortega)
Assumpta Serna (Anna Cellini)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Carl Held (Garth)
Robert Ito (Larry Mishima)
Joseph G. Medalis (Dr. Levin)
Ronald G. Joseph (Sheriff Sanchez)
Michael Fox (Amos Fedders)
Mary Betten (Nurse Novak)
Michele Marsh (Dr. Janet Austen)
Amy Michelson (Kelly)
Alan Feinstein (Malcolm Sinclair)
Co-Starring:
Conrad Bachmann (Judge Timothy Stratton)
Ruth Silviera (Ms. Barnett)
Kevin McBride (Paramedic)
Eric Menyuk (Dr. Peters)
Michael Chong (Dr. Chin)
Synthia L. Hardy (Nurse Cooper)
Robert Gorman (Michael)
Brandon Kasper (Kevin)
Jane Marla Robbins (Claudia)
George C. Simms (Guard # 1)
Gregory Littman (Guard # 2)
Featuring:
Richard Brailford (Resident)
Al Garcia (Hispanic Priest)
Synopsis:
Richard pressures a judge for a court order that transfers custody of the boys to him.

8.16 [199] Falcon Crest: MISSING LINKS
Lorimar prod. no. 445066 (copyright date 17Mar89) b: 17-Mar-1989
Written by Stephen Black & Henry Stern; Directed by Michael Preece
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft, Kristian Alfonso, Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Douglas (Ben Agretti)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Castulo Guerra (Cesar Ortega)
Danny Nucci (Gabriel Ortega)
Assumpta Serna (Anna Cellini)
Special Guest Star:
Rod Taylor (Frank Agretti)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Carl Held (Garth)
Diane Delano (Deputy Marcia Moore)
Michael Fox (Amos Fedders)
Michele Marsh (Dr. Janet Austen)
Mary Betten (Nurse Novak)
Robert Gorman (Michael)
Co-Starring:
Brad Harris (Deputy Duffy)
Betty McGuire (Mrs. Fraser)
Rick Najera (Paco)
Jane Marla Robbins (Claudia)
Synthia L. Hardy (Nurse Cooper)
Brandon Kasper (Kevin)
Gunnar Peterson (Ticket Agent)
Synopsis:
While Frank returns to Tuscanny Valley, Michael's disappearance causes grave concern.

8.17 [200] Falcon Crest: RESURRECTION
Lorimar prod. no. 445067 (copyright date 30Mar89) b: 31-Mar-1989
Written by Rena Down; Directed by Jerome Courtland
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft, Kristian Alfonso, Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Douglas (Ben Agretti)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Castulo Guerra (Cesar Ortega)
Danny Nucci (Gabriel Ortega)
Assumpta Serna (Anna Cellini)
Special Appearance by:
Ana-Alicia (Samantha Ross)
Special Guest Star:
Rod Taylor (Frank Agretti)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Carl Held (Garth)
Michael Fox (Amos Fedders)
Michele Marsh (Dr. Janet Austen)
Robert Gorman (Michael)
Alan Feinstein (Malcolm Sinclair)
Co-Starring:
Betty McGuire (Mrs. Fraser)
Brandon Kasper (Kevin)
Laurel Lockhart (Woman # 1)
Laurence Parks (Man # 1)
Fred Pinkard (Man # 2)
Tracy Shakespeare (Attendant)
Synopsis:
As Anna grows increasingly weaker, she begs Frank and Nick to end her pain.

8.18 [201] Falcon Crest: ENQUIRING MINDS
Lorimar prod. no. 445068 (copyright date 6Apr89) b: 07-Apr-1989
Written by Stephen Black & Henry Stern; Directed by Peter Ellis
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft, Kristian Alfonso, Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
Note: Chao-Li Chi does not appear in this episode.
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Douglas (Ben Agretti)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Special Appearance by:
Ana-Alicia (Samantha Ross)
Special Guest Star:
Rod Taylor (Frank Agretti)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Carl Held (Garth)
Bo Brundin (Willi Kender)
Bryan Cranston (Martin Randall)
Robert Ito (Larry Mishima)
Amy Michelson (Kelly)
Jennifer Bassey (Cynthia Wallace)
Belinda Balaski (Dr. Stephanie Ambrose)
Robert Gorman (Michael)
Alan Feinstein (Malcolm Sinclair)
Co-Starring:
Robert Gould (Mr. Harris)
Jane Marla Robbins (Claudia)
Brandon Kasper (Kevin)
Synopsis:
Samantha and Richard continue to scheme against Angela, while Nick investigates a forged document.

8.19 [202] Falcon Crest: GRAND DELUSIONS
Lorimar prod. no. 445069 (copyright date 13Apr89) b: 14-Apr-1989
Written by Mark Edens; Directed by Reza Badiyi
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft, Kristian Alfonso, Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
Note: Chao-Li Chi does not appear in this episode.
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Castulo Guerra (Cesar Ortega)
Danny Nucci (Gabriel Ortega)
Special Appearance by:
Ana-Alicia (Samantha Ross)
Special Guest Star:
Rod Taylor (Frank Agretti)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Carl Held (Garth)
Bruce Gray (Andrew Price)
Carmen Zapata (Judge Patterson)
Jennifer Bassey (Cynthia Wallace)
Michael Fox (Amos Fedders)
Martha Velez (Mercedes Vargas)
Robert Gorman (Michael)
Alan Feinstein (Malcolm Sinclair)
Co-Starring:
Conrad Bachmann (Judge Stratton)
Betty McGuire (Mrs. Fraser)
Brandon Kasper (Kevin)
Bill Striglos (Psychiatrist)
Brandon Kasper (Kevin)
John Zenda (State Marshall)
Mark Voland (Dr. Fraser Preston)
Donald Grant (Young Man)
Synopsis:
Having escaped with Samantha's help, Angela finds her family doubting her kidnapping story.

 8.20 [203] Falcon Crest: TIES THAT BIND
Lorimar prod. no. 445070 (copyright date 27Apr89) b: 05-May-1989
Written by Lee Schneider; Directed by Joe Coppoletta
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft, Kristian Alfonso, Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
Note: Chao-Li Chi does not appear in this episode.
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Douglas (Ben Agretti)
Castulo Guerra (Cesar Ortega)
Special Appearance by:
Ana-Alicia (Samantha Ross)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Joel Fabiani (Dr. King)
Carl Held (Garth)
Daniel Benzali (Judge Robbins)
Barry Jenner (Prosecuting Attorney Loomis)
Ryan MacDonald (Kenneth Lone)
Michael Fox (Amos Fedders)
Paul Tulley (Calvin Thompson)
Jennifer Bassey (Cynthia Wallace)
Robert Gorman (Michael)
Louise Latham (Irene)
Co-Starring:
Thomas Knickerbocker (Russ Carlson)
Anne Betancourt (Nurse Lopez)
Richard Green (Nathan Farley)
Steve Zettler (Teddy)
Robert Gould (Jonathan Harris)
Pierrette Grace (Andrea)
Marc Eckelberg (Officer # 1)
Gilles Savard (Officer # 2)
John Fletcher (Orderly)
Austin Stoker (Bailiff)
Claudia Russell (Woman in Courtroom)
Synopsis:
Richard is thrilled to have won custody of the children. Meanwhile Nick strives to regain Falcon Crest.

8.21 [204] Falcon Crest: THE LAST LAUGH
Lorimar prod. no. 445071 (copyright date 4May89) b: 12-May-1989
Written by Rena Down; Directed by Lorraine Senna Ferrara
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft, Kristian Alfonso, Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Brandon Douglas (Ben Agretti)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Castulo Guerra (Cesar Ortega)
Danny Nucci (Gabriel Ortega)
Special Guest Star:
Rod Taylor (Frank Agretti)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Joel Fabiani (Dr. King)
Barry Jenner (Prosecuting Attorney Loomis)
Daniel Benzali (Judge Robbins)
Carl Held (Garth)
Michael Fox (Amos Fedders)
Amy Michelson (Kelly)
Ryan MacDonald (Kenneth Lone)
Paul Tulley (Calvin Thompson)
Paul Jenkins (Duncan Parker)
Robert Gorman (Michael)
Co-Starring:
Bob Curtis (Father Bob)
Robert Gould (Jonathan Harris)
Richard Green (Nathan Farley)
Ronan O'Casey (Elroy Higgins)
Austin Stoker (Bailiff)
Brandon Kasper (Kevin)
Claudia Russell (Woman in Courtroom)
Synopsis:
Maggie's reputation deteriorates after rumours about her relationship with Tommy

8.22 [205] Falcon Crest: DECLINE AND FALL
Lorimar prod. no. 445072 (copyright date 11May89) b: 19-May-1989
Written by Stephen Black & Henry Stern; Directed by Jerome Courtland
Director of Photography: Ken Peach, Jr.
Starring: (opening credits-with picture):
Jane Wyman, David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, David Beecroft (exit), Kristian Alfonso, Margaret Ladd (returns),
Chao-Li Chi, and Susan Sullivan.
Note: Margaret Ladd joins the regular cast again.
David Beecroft & Susan Sullivan leaves the regular cast after this episode.

(opening credits-no picture):
Also Starring (in alphabetical order)
Dan Ferro (Tommy Ortega)
Castulo Guerra (Cesar Ortega)
Danny Nucci (Gabriel Ortega)
Special Appearance by:
Ana-Alicia (Samantha Ross)
Special Guest Star:
Rod Taylor (Frank Agretti)
*
(end credits)
Guest Starring:
Carl Held (Garth)
Michael Fox (Amos Fedders)
Amy Michelson (Kelly)
Robert Ito (Larry Mishima)
Ronald G. Joseph (Sheriff Sanchez)
Robert Gorman (Michael)
Co-Starring:
Jane Marla Robbins (Claudia)
Kim Conrad (Waitress)
Brandon Kasper (Kevin)
Synopsis:
Angela returns to Falcon Crest, where she and the family plot Richard's total downfall.

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