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The 'Dallas' TV Show Quiz
by Staff
"Dallas" was one of the most popular prime-time dramas of all time, spanning 13 years of network programming. Do you know who shot J.R.? Test your mettle with this quiz.

When did the television show "Dallas" premiere?

  • 1976
  • 1977
  • 1978

Who was the creator of the television series "Dallas"?

  • Esther Shapiro
  • David Jacobs
  • Earl Hamner Jr.

True or false: "Dallas" began as a miniseries.

  • true
  • false

Which character is the Ewing family patriarch?

  • Jock
  • Bobby
  • J.R.

Which actor played the "Dallas" character Jock Ewing?

  • Larry Hagman
  • Ken Kercheval
  • Jim Davis

Which U.S. network aired the series "Dallas"?

  • CBS
  • ABC
  • NBC

How does the character Jock Ewing die?

  • heart attack
  • aircraft accident
  • car crash

Who wrote the theme song to "Dallas"?

  • Jerrold Immel
  • Leonard Bernstein
  • Henry Mancini

Which television series was a spinoff of "Dallas"?

  • "Dynasty"
  • "Falcon Crest"
  • "Knots Landing"

Which character did the actor Larry Hagman play in the series "Dallas"?

  • Bobby Ewing
  • J.R. Ewing
  • Cliff Barnes

In the series "Dallas," what do the initials J.R. stand for?

  • John Ross
  • John Robert
  • James Richard

How many Ewing brothers are in "Dallas"?

  • four
  • three
  • two

Which actor was the only "Dallas" cast member to win an Emmy Award for portraying a Ewing?

  • Jim Davis
  • Larry Hagman
  • Barbara Bel Geddes

Which Ewing brother did actor Patrick Duffy portray?

  • Bobby
  • Gary
  • Ray

Which character first shot J.R. in the series?

  • Sue Ellen Ewing
  • Kristin Shepard
  • Cliff Barnes

Kristin Shepard is the sister of which "Dallas" character?

  • Pamela
  • Lucy
  • Sue Ellen

True or false: "Dallas" inspired one television movie.

  • true
  • false

What was the official name of the "Dallas" episode in which J.R. was shot?

  • "A House Divided"
  • "Murder in the House"
  • "The Fallen House"

The shooting of J.R. was the season finale for which season of the series?

  • two
  • three
  • four

What was Ellie Ewing's maiden name?

  • Krebbs
  • Southworth
  • Barnes

Who is Bobby Ewing's wife?

  • Pamela
  • Valene
  • Sue Ellen

What was the name of the ranch featured in the series?

  • Southwind
  • Northfork
  • Southfork

What night of the week did CBS air the series for most of its run?

  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

Which "Dallas" character did the actress Linda Gray portray?

  • Sue Ellen
  • Lucy
  • Donna

How many episodes of the original series "Dallas" were produced?

  • 256
  • 306
  • 356

Which actor appeared in all 356 episodes of the original series?

  • Larry Hagman
  • Ken Kercheval
  • Linda Gray

When did the last episode of the original "Dallas" series air?

  • 1989
  • 1990
  • 1991

When did the revival series of "Dallas" premiere?

  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013

True or false: The "Dallas" revival series aired on the TNT network.

  • true
  • false

When did the last episode of the new "Dallas" series air?

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015