"Something like 19 million Americans saw me in Never Say Never Again," Barbara Carrera betrayed, "but at least 30 million people in America alone will see me in Dallas – week after week."

It was the year 1985, Barbara continued, "...Future scripts are a closely guarded secret (on Dallas)."

That year Steve Kanaly recalled, "There were a lot of women’s stories."

For 8 of the 13 seasons it was on the air, Dallas consistently finished each season in the Top 12. Five of those 8 seasons, Dallas was ranked either No. 1 or No. 2.

Larry Hagman contributed the success of the series to "oil, that's the international currency. It's not the dollar. It's not the euro. It's oil."

Priscilla Presley pointed out, "Dallas is such a tremendously popular show that it attracts a lot of sensational publicity."

The first episode of Dallas shown in 1986 marking the resurrection of Bobby Ewing was watched by 40 million viewers in 23 million households.

"My favorite (episode)," Larry told Patrick Duffy, "is when you came back, when Pam opened that shower door and there you were. I thought it was the greatest thing since Hershey's chocolate bars."

The characters of Pam and Bobby were popular "because it was one of the few TV marriages that wasn’t sterile," Victoria Principal voiced. "Physical love was important to Pam and Bobby."

Patrick believed, "So many shows when they've been on for a while lose their consistency. They lose their compass and they go a different direction. Like so many comedy shows after a little while, they want to start doing relevant social comment. And the thing is, it always turns out bad."

Of Dallas, Patrick observed, "Leonard Katzman had the ability to maintain what he thought were the pure motives of the show. And that's why it was on so long."

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