Sue Ellen decides to let her maternal instincts kick in and be a proper mother to Baby John. JR is elated when the high risk Asian wells strike oil. Ray discovers a skeleton buried on his Southfork lot.
Jock and most of the Ewing clan travels to Colorado to visit Amanda. Sue Ellen gets tanked at a local cocktail bar. JR gets bad news about his Asian oil venture and sells off the leases to unsuspecting cartel members.
Bobby gets so fed up with JR's shenanigans that he and Pam leave Southfork for good. JR suffers blow-back from the cartel after saddling them with worthless Asian oil leases. An unknown assailant shoots JR.