On This Day…..

Who Shot J.R.?…..

November 21, 1980…..

78 million people watch Dallas to find out Kristin shot J.R., making this the highest-rated TV episode to date. Kristin was J.R.’s scheming sister-in-law and mistress who shot him in a fit of anger. J.R. did not press charges, as Kristin claimed she was pregnant with his child.