John Forsythe

With tales of the rich and famous crowding reality and TV, 'Dynasty's' dysfunction feels redundant

With tales of the rich and famous crowding reality and TV, 'Dynasty's' dysfunction feels redundant

Things from the ’80s we could use right now: lower sea levels, elevated political discourse, anything Prince.

Things that are best left to the collective memory of those who survived the decade: Jazzercise, the word “bitchin!” and a show Prince once sang about, “Dynasty.”

The nighttime soap was made for the era, and it should stay there.

The long-running ABC drama “Dynasty,” and its competition, the CBS hit “Dallas,” were national obsessions when there were three major networks and the closest thing to reality TV was “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous." Peering into the dysfunctional life of a wealthy family with more power than sense equaled escapist...

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