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Knots Landing: Past Tense

A flashback scene is shown featuring Phil and Mack. The polls begin to shift in Gary's favor. Peter decides to use Gary's affair with Jill against him. Mack has a fake report about the kidnapper released. Greg ends up working out that Phil is the kidnapper. Greg ends up confronting him and gives him one day to sort things out. Phil pours gasoline all over the house and strikes a match. Karen discovers a trap door in the attic as the house burns.

Episode Info

Episode number: 8x4
Production Number: 175304
Airdate: Thursday October 02nd, 1986

Alternate Airdates:

UK (BBC one) Jul 18, 1990

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Guest Stars
Allen WilliamsAllen Williams
As Lt. Behar
Brian Austin GreenBrian Austin Green
As Brian Cunningham
Doug SavantDoug Savant
As Young Mack Mackenzie
Hunt BlockHunt Block
As Peter Hollister
Joshua DevaneJoshua Devane
As Young Greg Sumner
Louis GiambalvoLouis Giambalvo
As Phil Harbert
Milton MurrillMilton Murrill
As Mr. Teller
Morgan LoftingMorgan Lofting
As Mrs. Whitehead
Nicollette  SheridanNicollette Sheridan
As Paige Matheson
Patrick CroninPatrick Cronin
As Marty Sweeney
Steve GiannelliSteve Giannelli
As Young Phil Harbert
Tammy KaitzTammy Kaitz
As Julie
Teri AustinTeri Austin
As Jill Bennett
Muriel MinotMuriel Minot
As Moderator
Paul LinkePaul Linke
As Tapper Shell
Main Cast
Ted ShackelfordTed Shackelford
As Gary Ewing
Joan Van ArkJoan Van Ark
As Valene Clements Ewing Gibson Waleska Ewing
Michele LeeMichele Lee
As Karen Cooper Fairgate MacKenzie
Kevin DobsonKevin Dobson
As Marion Patrick 'Mack' MacKenzie
Donna MillsDonna Mills
As Abby Fairgate Cunningham Ewing Sumner
William DevaneWilliam Devane
As Gregory Sumner
Constance McCashinConstance McCashin
As Laura Avery Sumner
Julie HarrisJulie Harris
As Lilimae Clements
Doug SheehanDoug Sheehan
As Ben Gibson
Warning: Knots Landing season 8 episode 4 guide may contain spoilers
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