Season 1 Episodes
Fallon Carrington (Elizabeth Gillies) is charismatic, cunning, and poised to become the new COO of her father Blake’s (Grant Show) global energy empire – or so she thinks. Along with her brother Steven, (James Mackay) Fallon is horrified to learn that they were called home not to announce her promotion – but rather to make the acquaintance of their stepmother-to-be, Cristal (Nathalie Kelley). When Blake chooses Cristal over his own daughter, Fallon sidles up to Blake’s biggest rival, Jeff Colby (Sam Adegoke), to seek her revenge. Meanwhile, when Cristal’s nephew Sammy Jo (Rafael de la Fuente) comes to town, her carefully concealed history could bring her future crashing down – and who knows who else she might take down with her.
02: Spit It Out
When it’s discovered that Matthew’s “accidental” death may have involved foul play, the spotlight falls on the Carringtons themselves. The family must swallow their own suspicions of each other and close rank to defend the clan. Cristal struggles with what it means to be a Carrington, while Fallon begrudgingly helps cover up Cristal’s affair to protect the family name. Despite their efforts, everything comes to an emotional head at Matthew’s funeral.
03: Guilt is for Insecure People
In a throwback to the ‘80s, when "greed was good,” the Carringtons don their best costumes for their Charity Gala; Fallon fights her father Blake for the right to use the family name in her new business venture; and when Cristal learns her sister is in danger, she’s forced to choose between her old family and her new one.
04: Private as a Circus
The Carringtons' efforts to protect their secrets - from the world and from each other - lead them outside the protective cocoon of the Manor: Cristal and Blake to their belated honeymoon, Steven to Sammy Jo's rescue, and Fallon to confront old demons. They all face the same difficult choice: serve yourself, or save the family?
05: Company Slut
Fallon plays a game of cat and mouse with Cristal, as the two vie for the cover of of a magazine. Steven's ex-boyfriend returns to town, upending Steven's life in many ways. Sammy Jo and Anders discover an unlikely connection.
06: I Exist Only for Me
Cristal's houseguest puts Blake in an awkward position; Sammy Jo gets in over his head while babysitting; Fallon realizes that she has alienated everyone in her personal life and zeros in on the one thing she wants more than anything.
07: A Taste of Your Own Medicine
Blake’s hopes for a perfect Thanksgiving—Dynasty-style—are ruined when he clashes with both Fallon and Steven. Cristal’s challenging houseguest reminds everyone to be grateful for the ties that bind.
08: The Best Things in Life
The Ghosts of Christmas Past — Everything is shiny and bright at the city’s Annual Tree Lighting, but behind the scenes, the Carringtons struggle with ghosts from their past; Fallon tries to move on from her former flame; Steven and Jeff band together to right an old wring; and Cristal’s past resurfaces, threatening her future with Blake.
09: Rotten Things
Gonna Find Out Who's Naughty or Nice—The Carringtons’ plan for a peaceful holiday are spoiled by two new arrivals and the scandals they bring with them. Blake faces a power struggle with his own father (guest stat Bill Smitrovich); meanwhile Fallon attempts to reunite the Colbys.
10: A Well-Dressed Tarantula
Cristal’s efforts to mend her fractured marriage are complicated when a dangerous newcomer threatens to destroy everything she and Blake hold dear. Meanwhile, Fallon celebrates her golden birthday and gains control of her trust, forcing her to think about more than just what size champagne bottles to serve at her party.
11: I Answer to No Man
When Fallon is taken hostage, the rest of the family must come together to enact a rescue mission—but coming together isn’t exactly what Carringtons do best. Out of desperation, Culhane turns to Jeff Colby for help, while Cristal is forced to choose between her old family and her new one.
12: Promises You Can’t Keep
The stakes are high for the Carrington family—When the Carringtons host a lavish Casino Night party, Cristal and Blake's marriage is put to the test when an explosive secret from Blake's past surfaces. Meanwhile, Fallon must reconsider her behavior as she attempts to fix a professional blunder by accepting an indecent proposal.