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The Days of "Dallas" Are Numbered

Critic Maureen Corrigan has watched the TV drama since its debut, though she admits she never thought it was any good. But now that the 1980s are over, she thinks Dallas's outlandish, greed-obsessed storylines no longer resonate with viewers.

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Other segments from the episode on December 5, 2016

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 5, 1990: Interview with Robert Fisk; Review of a recording of Charles Ives' string quartets; Interview with Richard Sandomir; Review of the television show …

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