Morning Reads – Thursday, November 21, 2019

Feel like feeling old? On this date in 1980, an estimated 83 million viewers tuned in to find out “who shot J.R.” on the CBS prime-time soap opera Dallas. Do you remember which character it was that fired the gun?

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drjay
drjay

i remember who shot JR…

drjay
drjay

it was a truly great night of tv, right before dallas was the episode of the dukes of hazzard where uncle jesse’s cousin had sold her farm for like 100k so now they were “rich” and driving around in a rolls royce…

Ellynn
Ellynn

I remember who shot Jr. I was 11 and babysitting for the 45 minutes between my neighbors work shifts, like I did most Fridays until Christmas that year. I got there 10 mins early so I wouldn’t miss the beginning. When the mom got home, her and I finished watching it together before I ran back home across the driveway.