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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 Williams
As Lt. Behar
Brian Austin Green
As Brian Cunningham
Doug Savant
As Young Mack Mackenzie
Hunt Block
As Peter Hollister
Joshua Devane
As Young Greg Sumner
Louis Giambalvo
As Phil Harbert
Milton Murrill
As Mr. Teller
Morgan Lofting
As Mrs. Whitehead
Nicollette Sheridan
As Paige Matheson
Patrick Cronin
As Marty Sweeney
Steve Giannelli
As Young Phil Harbert
Tammy Kaitz
As Julie
Teri Austin
As Jill Bennett
Muriel Minot
As Moderator
Paul Linke
As Tapper Shell
Main Cast
Ted Shackelford
As Gary Ewing
Joan Van Ark
As Valene Clements Ewing Gibson Waleska Ewing
Michele Lee
As Karen Cooper Fairgate MacKenzie
Kevin Dobson
As Marion Patrick 'Mack' MacKenzie
Donna Mills
As Abby Fairgate Cunningham Ewing Sumner
William Devane
As Gregory Sumner
Constance McCashin
As Laura Avery Sumner
Julie Harris
As Lilimae Clements
Doug Sheehan
As Ben Gibson
Warning: Knots Landing season 8 episode 4 guide may contain spoilers
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