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.



  • John Forsythe and Linda Evans in Dynasty (1981)
  • "Dynasty" Set Interiorrs circa 1984
  • Rock Hudson in Dynasty (1981)
  • "Dynasty" Set Interiorrs circa 1984
  • Lee Bergere in Dynasty (1981)
  • "Dynasty" Set Interiorrs circa 1984

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Esther Shapiro, Richard Alan Shapiro

Did You Know?


Al Corley, who took the controversial role of Steven Carrington in order to exploit the social impact of playing the first openly gay main character in a prime-time series, quit when the show's producers caved into network demands that Steven Carrington be ... ...


Dex: You certainly make the rounds, don't you?
Joanna Sills: Twist and turns, Dex. I never promised you anything else.
Dex: I'm surprised you don't have a check in your hand. But then again, maybe you let Adam put it someplace more personal.


Plot Summary


Drama | Romance

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