Dynasty (1981–1989)

TV Series  |  TV-PG  |   |  Drama, Romance

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The trials and tribulations of two feuding families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, both oil rich families in Denver, Colorado.



  • "Dynasty" Set Interiorrs circa 1984
  • "Dynasty" Set Interiorrs circa 1984
  • Dynasty (1981)
  • Tracy Scoggins at an event for Dynasty (1981)
  • Lee Bergere in Dynasty (1981)
  • "Dynasty" Set Interiorrs circa 1984

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Cast & Crew

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Esther Shapiro, Richard Alan Shapiro

Did You Know?


Costume designer Nolan Miller designed approximately 3,000 costumes over the course of the series, saying "I never want to see them wearing the same outfit twice". His weekly wardrobe budget was $35,000.


Dex: And I told you I hadn't slept with any type after I'd met you.
Alexis: So what?
Dex: After I'd fallen in love with you. Except I didn't know that what I'd fallen for was a SLUT! A slut with the morals of a dog in perpetual heat.


Plot Summary


Drama | Romance

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