*Spoilers for the midseason premiere of Dynasty! If you have not watched the episode yet, well, you’ve been warned so don’t spoil it for yourself*
Blake got away with murder on Dynasty Season 3 Episode 9 with the help of Cristal and Fallon.
But really, who’s surprised by that?
Usually, courtroom trials aren’t the most exciting part of an episode, but when a Carrington is on trial and a Carrington-turned-Colby is on the stand, you just never know what’s going to happen within the confines of those four walls.
And a lot happened.
The shock of Alexis’ return carried throughout the episode as everyone tried to figure out what she and her new husband, Jeff Colby, were up to.
Fallon can make a thousand jokes about the incestual relationship and they never get old. She dodged a bullet there.
Alexis took the stand as a surprise witness and claimed to have proof that Blake was responsible for Mack’s murder, but unfortunately, she failed to provide an airtight alibi.
It took Fallon less than a day to figure out she was lying and expose her for it. Better luck next time, I suppose.
While Alexis’ attempts may have failed, the new Alexis didn’t.
Elaine Hendrix came in rocking her best Meredith Blake outfit and it’s almost as if she hadn’t skipped a beat.
Her take on Alexis is refreshing, witty, and her dialogue even seems better than it was before.
There’s potential here to elevate Alexis to the ranks of Fallon, who, at times, seems to be carrying the show on her back.
While Blake and Fallon made some jokes at Alexis’ expense, for the most part, they just accepted her relationship with Colby for whatever it was.
They had bigger problems on their hands considering Blake was about to go down for murder.
However, Dominique could not accept that her son had married her arch-nemesis.
Seeing a sister-in-law turn into a daughter-in-law is a hard pill to swallow for most people.
Dominique called Alexis out for being a gold-digger who would do anything to get money, but Jeff quickly rebutted all of her insults by saying that the only person using him this whole time was his own mother.
Dominique may have been right about Alexis, but she was also a hypocrite.
Ever since she blew into town, Dominique has been trying to get money from her son, lying about her intentions, and using him to propel Vanessa’s career.
How can she stand there and call out anyone else?
Dominique tried to play dirty, but Alexis played dirtier by gently shoving her down the stairs, which cause Dom to leave town.
It’s about time, too. Dominique has been around for a whole season and hasn’t accomplished much of anything.
Her existence is pointless.
And there’s no need to worry about Colby because from the looks of it, he made a deal with the devil that benefits both of them.
Both Jeff and Alexis hate Blake equally; there’s strength in numbers so they hoped to put him in jail permanently and get their fortune.
Now that those plans have gone down the gutter, it’s unclear what their next move will be.
Blake is like a phoenix, constantly rising from the ashes and getting another chance. It’s astonishing that a man who is clearly guilty walks around so confidently and lies straight to his daughter’s face about being innocent.
Blake was in the do-or-die mode, sure, but it also tells you everything you need to know about the man Blake is.
He always has a trick up his sleeve whether if be getting rid of the juror or paying off the other one to make it a hung jury.
Without substantial evidence, there will never be a retrial and Blake is a free man.
Fallon should have gotten proof before she helped her father, but regardless of the truth, there’s no situation where she would have let her father serve a life sentence.
Grade It: How Would You Rate Dynasty Season 3?
There was no shortage of drama on Dynasty Season 3 with the introduction of Cristal 3.0 and Alexis 2.0.
The season also explored expected soap tropes including amnesia, kidnapping, a long-lost child, and a crazy stalker.
Dull moments are a rarity in the Carrington household, but on the occasion where a storyline falls a bit flat, we ride it out because we know it’s usually followed by jaw-dropping, over-the-top twists that leave us aching for more.
Even after three seasons, the series hasn’t lost its spark as it puts betrayal, manipulation, and jealousy at the forefront of each episode and continues to be a guilty Friday night pleasure.
Let’s break down some of the best, worst, and favorite moments of Dynasty Season 3.
Best Character: Fallon
There is no Dynasty without Fallon. She runs the show, no, scratch that, she carries the show on her back. Liz Gillies was made for the role of Fallon, and as season’s progress, that only becomes more evident.
We look forward to her charismatic approach to any situation, her witty one-liners always infuse the episode with laughter, and we’ve enjoyed watching her grow into a more rooted character through her romance with Liam and her desire to step out of Blake’s shadow.
Worst Character: Cristal
Surprisingly, it’s not Adam Carrington. It’s hard to specify a “worst character” on a show where everyone has an ugly side and they all do terrible things to each other to get ahead.
Blake technically should’ve taken the title considering he got away with murder, cheated on his wife, and then put his business ventures above their relationship when it was already strained, however, it’s expected of him.
Instead, Cristal takes the honor. She plotted to kill Alexis and almost got her brother killed in the process, she tried to become a better person and ended up sleeping with a priest, and she blamed Blake for the breakup of their marriage without acknowledging the role she played in it.
Most Shocking Moment: Cristal sleeping with a priest
It may have been one of Cristal’s lowest moments, but it was also one of the most shocking! Who would have thought that Cristal would get down and dirty with a man of God in the bedroom she shares with her husband, Blake?
She ended things with Father Collins because the guilt was unbearable, but it cannot be the last we’ve seen of him. No one ever goes away that quietly on Dynasty. My perfect twist? She’s pregnant with his child!
Storyline That Was Finally Addressed: Liam’s kid
Fans have been waiting to meet Liam’s child since he was first mentioned a few season’s back. Connor finally made an appearance at the worst possible time following Liam and Fallon’s engagement. They can never just get a moment of happiness to themselves.
After Liam bonded with Connor and Fallon developed a relationship with the child, Heidi came clean and revealed that it wasn’t his kid on Dynasty Season 3 Episode 15. Connor was Liam’s step-brother — a product of Heidi’s love affair with Liam’s father.
Can you say, “dodged a bullet.”
Funniest Storyline: Moldovia kidnapping
The Moldavia kidnapping on Dynasty Season 3 Episode 19 was the most outlandish storyline but that’s what made it so funny. It was also enjoyable to see all the men working together towards a common goal, plus, Sammy was a drugged-out hoot.
The episode kept you on your toes because it wasn’t clear where things were going to go or how they would turn around for Blake and Anders.
The bachelorette party on Dynasty Season 3 Episode 20 would be a close second because it was a blast watching them retrace their steps to figure out what happened while they were blackout drunk.
Best Couple: Liam and Fallon
This one is a no-brainer. The fans love Liam and Fallon and for good reason, the couple has managed to overcome a lot in their relationship.
They may have lost each other there for a moment (and Liam’s amnesia caused him to briefly forget Fallon), but they found their way back to each other and more importantly, fought for each other. Their relationship grows stronger with each episode.
Liam accepts Fallon for who she is and never tries to change her, and she’s never been so vulnerable around anyone else.
We didn’t get the intended finale with their (second) wedding, but we’ll patiently wait until season 4.
Dynasty Season Finale Review – Married a Stripper (3×20)
If you were getting flashbacks from The Hangover while watching Dynasty Season 3 Episode 20, I don’t blame ya.
The episode — which also served as the season finale since coronavirus shut down production before they were able to finish out the season — took a page right out of the Bradley Cooper-led movie swapping Las Vegas for New Orleans.
The “what did we do last night” bachelorette party trope is cliche, but it’s a cliche that works well when you have a group that vibes and plays well off of each other.
Sammy organized a surprise bachelorette party for Fallon that quickly took a wrong turn when they were “roofied” by some herbal potions made by Mistress Delphine. If you’ve ever been to New Orleans, you know those drinks will get the best of you!
The whole night was a blur, and they spent most of the episode retracing their steps and piecing it all together, which was almost as fun as the time Fallon planned a girls trip to stalk Liam and his ex and they got into a bar fight.
This time, however, they got arrested for shoplifting, and Fallon worried that she married a stripper named “Scorpio” because she was mad at Liam for lying to her about his trip to Moldavia.
Fallon may have a bit of a track record for marrying strangers, but it was a relief to find out that this time, it was Sammy who tied the knot in an impromptu wedding.
When Sammy said “Sammy Ho” was coming out to play, he really meant it.
Ryan may have been a drunken mistake, but it seems like Sammy is considering pursuing the relationship. Fallon found long-term love with a man she barely knew, so maybe Sammy will too.
Fallon was more upset with Liam’s choice to rush to Moldavia to save Blake than I imagined she would be.
Her desire to put together a prenup with rules proved Liam’s point about her being over-the-top; Liam didn’t tell her because he didn’t want her to worry and act irrationally, which is what she was doing.
Dynasty Season 3 Finale Photos – Fallon’s Bachelorette Party Gets Wild
Fallon is getting married to Liam… again.
But before she walks down the aisle and exchanges ‘I do’s,’ it’s time for a bachelorette party!
From the photos of the Dynasty season finale, it seems like a wild time as Fallon gets a lap dance from a male dancer.
However, this is the Carrington family we’re talking about so they’re obviously going to get into a wee bit of trouble as Fallon, Sammy, and Cristal are seen talking to security.
Elsewhere, Colby and Alexis are having an intense convo. Is their “arrangement” over now that Colby has a second shot at life?
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