With the hoodlum Johnny Dancer dead, Carter McKay, Cliff Barnes, and Liz Adams all are likely murder suspects. In other developments, J.R. courts Vanessa, but his hold on her may be tenuous.
Despondent about April, Bobby turns his back on Ewing Oil, while J.R. gets a surprise visit from the only woman he has ever loved. Meanwhile, Michelle is furious with Bobby for returning to Dallas without April.
The charade played out, Bobby returns from his honeymoon in Paris, a changed man and alone.
Still playing the charade, Bobby attends an important oil industry reception with Sheila, unaware of the ominous events about to change his life forever. Meanwhile, back in Dallas, J.R. ties up loose ends now that he is out of the sanitarium.
J.R. relies on fellow patients in the asylum as he schemes to secure his freedom, while Bobby turns to his cyclist friends in a last ditch effort to rescue his imperiled bride.
Bobby becomes embroiled in a dangerous game of charades with Sheila Foley in an effort to rescue his kidnapped bride, while J.R. faces a life threatening situation in the asylum.
Bobby and April's long awaited, romantic honeymoon in Paris is interrupted by Sheila Foley, an enigmatic, well-to-do woman, while J.R.'s frustration mounts when he realizes all escape routes from the mental institution are blocked.
J.R., sequestered in the insane asylum, overcomes having to fit in with the inmates and bedding down a notorious "Black Widow" to successfully coerce Jessica into signing over her Weststar shares to him.
J.R., after having secretly committed himself to an insane asylum in an effort to coerce Jessica into signing over to him her shares of Weststar stock, discovers the path to her is littered with bizarre and dangerous patients.
Another high-spirited and unpredictable Southfork wedding plays host to April and Bobby. Cally and James begin their plan of deception to destroy J.R. and Clayton decides to petition the court to assume custody of Jessica's Weststar stock.
Cally and James are driven to vow revenge against the man they both vehemently hate -- J.R. Ewing. Aware that it was his sister Jessica who was trying to murder him, Clayton is further floored when she reveals shocking news about Dusty.
J.R. is at his worst as he looks to destroy his wife, tear down Cliff Barnes' career, manipulate his son's future, and protect his mother Ellie.
Cally and James pull closer together in an effort to fend of J.R.'s evil ways. Michelle vows to strike back at the person responsible for foiling her and April's plan for a single's club -- unaware that the culprit is a formidable force.
J.R. is forced to resort to desperate measures when Cally vows to make their marriage work. Clayton and Ellie discover another murder -- and the leading suspect is someone they know very well.
J.R. devises an ingenious plan to rid Cally from his life. Cliff warns Stephanie to steer clear of the dangerous J.R. Ewing, unaware that she is intrigued and challenged by him.
Cliff Barnes' star continues to rise in the political world -- further raising the ire of J.R. Ewing. Immersed in crushing Cliff, J.R. attempts to woo the woman behind the man -- Stephanie Rogers.