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    Dallas CAST - Harris Ryland - Daily Updates Archive

    Full detailed profile on Harris Ryland Played by Mitch Pileggi on Dallas Daytime Soap Opera.

    Mitch Pileggi (

    Birthday: April 5, 1952
    Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, USA
    Marital Status: Married to Arlene Warren (January 1, 1997-present); Divorced from Debbie Andrews (December 13, 1978-Jul 2, 1984)
    Real Name: Mitch Pileggi
    Height: 6' 1½"


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    Dallas Recap: Legacies.

    Monday, April 15 2013

    Harris confronts Emma in his office and she admits she was looking for pills. He promises to get her help. He opens his safe to get her some pills and she spots a notebook.

    In Switzerland Chris demands to know where his mother is from the doctor. He tells Chris that his mom left Dallas because she didn’t want to scare her little boy. He did what he could as a surgeon but during the final round of surgeries Pam found out she had pancreatic cancer. She died in Abu Dhabi and when Cliff found out the shares would go to Ewing he asked them to keep Pam’s death a secret in exchange for money. The nurse gives Chris Pam’s will, which passes on the Barnes’ shares to him. There is also a note. Her biggest regret was never making it back to Dallas.

    Cliff and Ryland meet in a car about Roy’s arrest. Cliff would be so disappointed if all their hard work came to nothing. Harris gets out and Cliff calls someone with a job.

    Pamela visits Roy in prison and demands to know if Cliff knew she was on the rig. He encourages her to have more children and forget her dad. There was nothing unintentional about it. Later, Roy’s throat is slashed by a guard.

    Emma watches a news report about Roy’s murder and Harris assures her he had nothing to do with it. She is glad Drew is gone and Roy is dead because they can’t hurt him.

    Chris returns to Southfork and asks Bobby what’s next. He hands over the copy of Pam’s will and John Ross hands over the death certificate they found – July 14, 1989. Pamela and John Ross tells Chris about their marriage as well. Chris is glad one good thing came out of it. Bum arrives and Bobby is ready to reveal what was in JR’s letter. He opens the safe and shows them the gun that killed JR. Pamela recognizes it as Cliff’s. Bum tells them that Cliff was using the cartel to cover his tracks. He called Carlos, who bought the gun that Cliff used to kill JR from the cartel. They need to bust Cliff in Mexico and Pamela assures them she can get him there.

    Chris tells Elena at home that he can’t trust her anymore.

    Pamela and Cliff head to Mexico and she plants his gun in the limo before they take off in the jet.

    At home Emma mixes up pills in Harris' breakfast, and when he passes out she pulls out the log book and a suitcase from his safe. She goes to Southfork and gives everything to Ann.

    When Harris wakes up the cops are there to arrest him for drug trafficking. Cliff’s safe deposit is searched, JR’s body is exhumed, and Cliff’s gun is found.

    As soon as Cliff and Pam arrive in Mexico, Bobby, John Ross, Sue Ellen and Christopher arrive. They know about Pamela's death and reveal Pam’s marriage to John Ross. The cops come to arrest Cliff but he denies everything. He tells Pamela JR is trying to frame him from the grave. He did not kill JR!

    Dallas Recap: Guilt By Association.

    Monday, April 15 2013

    Sue Ellen visits the governor and tells him she just got back from breakfast with Ken. She pulls out a copy of the initial findings report that was submitted to his office from TESHA with proof of the second explosion. She pours a drink and he can’t believe Ken trusted a drunk. She tells him the drink is for him – he is going to need it now that she has the goods on him.

    Drew goes to a seedy bar and passes cash to the bartender to find him at his hotel if she sees Roy. He leaves and she calls Roy immediately.

    Emma goes to Harris with her suitcase and tells him he was right. Ann is trying to make her look go to rehab and she wants to come home. Harris promises her the best detox specialists and welcomes her home.

    At Southfork Bobby and Bum look at JR’s belt buckle in a box. Bobby brings John Ross in. Later, Pamela is worried John Ross connects her to what her father did. He assures her nothing he did could change how he feels about her. But he needs her help. He hands her the belt buckle and asks her to plant it on Cliff. They both deserve justice. She agrees.

    Roy goes to Drew’s hotel. Inside, Drew gets a tip and leaves out the back quickly as Roy goes in the front. Drew messes with Roy’s truck, then takes off on his bike. Roy chases him at high speeds and the cops follow. They find the shoes in Roy’s truck, surrounded by coke. The biker takes off his helmet but it isn’t Drew.

    Emma goes through Harris’ desk for pills. She goes to the safe instead and Harris finds her.

    Chris is drunk in his hotel but wakes up when he get a call that Pam is clearing out her accounts. He leaves for the bank. He gets there in time and it is the same woman from before - but not Pam. He demands to know who she is.

    Pamela and John Ross find paperwork in the safe deposit box that Christopher’s mother is dead.

    Dallas Recap: Love & Family.

    Monday, April 08 2013

    Pamela accesses Barnes Global’s website from her apartment. She needs to find something on her father and John Ross assures her they will. They make love.

    Cliff meets Harris at home and gives him a check to get his company back from Judith. He is sure the Ewings won’t get the money they need in time to pay the fine, but Harris warns him how persistent they are. Cliff isn’t worried.

    At Ewing Energies Sue Ellen tells Bobby that Bum can’t find Ken. Pamela comes in with John Ross and tells them she can’t find anything in Cliff’s files. Chris tells everyone it appears his mother has been signing checks in Switzerland for years. Chris tells Pamela that the other Pamela owns a third of Barnes Global. Pamela had no idea. Bobby knows all Cliff cares about is his business and that is how they will bring him down.

    John Ross tells Pamela about the bomb at her place as Cliff arrives unannounced. John Ross hides as she gets Cliff out.

    At lunch, Cliff gives Pamela some diamond and emerald earrings that belonged to her aunt Katherine. Bum listens in on a wire. She wants to be a partner in Barnes Global and demands her due. He clinks glasses with her.

    Harris, Cliff and the governor watch the news and see that Harris’ man Roy is arrested and an alert is out on Drew. The governor is livid but Cliff thinks this will only accelerate their access to Ewing. There is no evidence against them.

    Emma visits Harris at home and accuses him of using Drew to make the bomb to get him away from her. She demands to know what he did with Judith and he tells her she is getting round the clock care. He has more pills for Emma, but she has to pack up her things at Southfork. She agrees.

    Dallas Recap: A Call To Arms.

    Monday, April 08 2013

    In his office, the governor fills Harris and Cliff in on the Ewing’s accusations. He is grateful for their help with the election, but if this goes bad for him it will go bad for them. He will tell TESHA about the explosion. Cliff assures him nothing will go wrong. The governor encourages them to tie up all loose ends.

    Chris meets with US Attorney Ellis about his mother and learns all of her accounts and paperwork have not been touched in years. Ellis tells Chris she could be dead, or just off the grid. Chris wants to have her declared dead but Ellis can’t just make it happen. Chris rages about Cano getting out of jail. Ellis will get the certificate.

    At home, Ann finds pills in Emma’s room. Ann knows the damage those pills can do and tells her what Sue Ellen saw at the bar. Emma promises she wasn’t high and accuses Sue Ellen of being drunk herself. Ann doesn’t believe it but Emma swears she is telling the truth. She gives Ann the pills. She doesn’t need them anymore. They hug. After Ann leaves Emma searches and finds only empty pull bottles.

    Bobby meets with a sheriff at Southfork about looking onto Ryland. He leaves as Sue Ellen arrives. She tells Bobby that Ken is gone and he leaves to call Bum to help find him. Ann comes down and asks Sue Ellen if she was drinking the night she saw Emma. Sue Ellen swears she was only meeting Ken about the investigation and warns Ann she is doing no favors to Emma by believing her lies.

    Dallas Recap: Let Me In.

    Monday, April 01 2013

    Harris intercepts Emma as she rides her horse on Southfork. He demands she stop seeing Drew. She rides away and finds Drew. He is feeling guilty for the babies’ death. She knows he was just a weapon and asks him out for a date. Harris’ man watches as they kiss and reports back to Harris.

    Drew mourns the explosion at home while Emma wonders where he is. She texts him from the bar and tells him an old dude is checking her out and he needs to meet her. He tries to text he is on his way but is attacked outside. Harris texts back to Emma that he got a better offer.

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