Now here’s a real blast from the past and for those who know their historical DALLAS info! News today out of TV Guide has former J.R. Ewing flame and wife, Mandy Winger and Cally Harper Ewing, on their way back to make appearances on J.R Ewing’s funeral episode to pay homage and tribute to the late Larry Hagman (J.R.)!
Deborah Shelton, who played J.R.’s No. 1 mistress Mandy Winger has accepted an invitation from TNT’s DALLAS to say a few words at the memorial service that Bobby and Sue Ellen will throw for the departed Ewing patriarch. Meanwhile, Cathy Podewell, who played good ole’ J.R.’s country bumpkin wife, Cally Harper Ewing from 1988-1991 will also take part in the episode!
The funeral episode will air on March 11th with the new season of DALLAS set to kick-off on January 28th. So far: Ted Shackelford, Joan Van Ark, Steve Kanaly, and Charlene Tilton will be back for the big event, and word has it that Ken Kercheval may show up and give one swift kick to J.R.’s coffin too!
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