Patrick Duffy's return to ''Dallas''
Was it a prime-time night of the living dead? Or just a case of mistaken identity? Daytime soap operas had brought characters back to life for years, but when loyal viewers heard in the spring of ‘86 that Patrick Duffy would be returning to Dallas, they wondered how the show would pull it off. After all, his character, Bobby Ewing, had been killed with such finality in a car crash the previous season that the prospect of his returning to the sixth-place series seemed laughable. Speculation was rampant: Would he be a long-lost brother or an evil impostor? Or neither?