The first season begins with oil tycoon Blake Carrington marrying his former secretary, Krystle. Krystle's former lover, Matthew, returns to town and causes more problems when he tells Krystle that he's still in love with her. Blake's daughter Fallon does not support his marriage, and chooses to marry childhood friend Jeff Colby just for her father's benefit.
As Krystle Grant Jennings prepares to marry wealthy oil tycoon Blake Carrington, Matthew Blaisdel, a former lover, returns to town and causes her second thoughts. Blake's estranged son Steven returns home for the ceremony, as does rebellious daughter Fallon, who objects to the union.TV-PG Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 33 minutes Release date: January 12, 1981
After being fired for sabotaging Matthew's equipment, an innocent Steven learns he was set up; Lindsay is shattered to learn about her birth; Blake tries to learn who bankrolled Matthew; Fallon warns Steven's ex-lover to stay away from her brother.TV-PG Language: English Runtime: 48 minutes Release date: March 2, 1981
Steven announces he is moving out of the mansion; the chauffeur, Michael, tells Blake of Steven's affair with Claudia; Fallon resumes relations with Michael, until Blake has the chauffeur worked over; Lindsay sees her mother with Steven.TV-PG Language: English Runtime: 47 minutes Release date: March 9, 1981
On the witness stand, Blake maintains his innocence; Matthew learns of Claudia's affair with Steven; Claudia and daughter Lindsay are involved in an automobile accident; The prosecution calls in a mysterious witness that Blake is surprised to see.TV-PG Language: English Runtime: 47 minutes Release date: April 20, 1981