Knots Landing (1979–1993)

Just Desserts 

Manny alerts Harold to Olivia's suicide note and questions whether she is with him. Karen learns Mack hired Frank to spy on Manny. Frank suspects Manny is dealing cocaine. Val puts the ... See full summary »

Director:

Kevin Dobson

Writers:

David Jacobs (created by), William Devane | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
William Devane ... Gregory Sumner
Kevin Dobson ... M. 'Mack' Patrick MacKenzie
Michele Lee ... Karen MacKenzie
Donna Mills ... Abby Ewing
Ted Shackelford ... Gary Ewing
Joan Van Ark ... Valene Gibson
Teri Austin ... Jill Bennett
Peter Reckell ... Johnny Rourke
Larry Riley ... Frank Williams
Nicollette Sheridan ... Paige Matheson
Pat Petersen Pat Petersen ... Michael Fairgate
Tonya Crowe ... Olivia Cunningham
Tom McFadden Tom McFadden ... Dr. Robert Hayland
Paul Carafotes ... Harold Dyer
Bernard White ... Chava Rivas (as Bernie White)
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Storyline

Manny alerts Harold to Olivia's suicide note and questions whether she is with him. Karen learns Mack hired Frank to spy on Manny. Frank suspects Manny is dealing cocaine. Val puts the answering machine tape aside and labels it "Ben's Tape." Paige realizes her attempt to slow down the highway construction in Santa Tecla has been thwarted. Manny instructs Johnny to return to Santa Tecla and ensure that the highway construction moves forward full speed. Paige accompanies Johnny, secretly taking with her a pre-Columbian artifact she has acquired for Greg. She hatches a plan to bury the artifact so that the archaeological dig will discover it. Olivia is discovered unconscious, having overdosed on sleeping pills. When she awakens, she rejects Abby. Jill covertly steals a spare key in Val's house and has a copy made. When Gary questions the authenticity of "Ben's Tape," Jill swipes it from Val's house. Abby backs out of her deal with Greg. Chava, one of the archaeological workers, spots ... Written by GusF

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 April 1988 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This is the 216th episode of Knots Landing (1979). Coincidentally, it shares its title with Dallas: Just Desserts (1986), the 216th episode of its parent series Dallas (1978). See more »

Connections

Features Knots Landing: A State of Mind (1981) See more »

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