Larry Hagman's J.R. Ewing Will Be Honored with Dallas Funeral Episode

The late Larry Hagman will not be forgotten when Dallas returns to television on Jan. 28.

Hagman, who shot to fame as the show’s star patriarch oil baron, J.R. Ewing, will be honored in upcoming episodes this season, including a funeral, set for the series’ March 11 episode, reports.

Patrick Duffy: I Wear Larry Hagman's Friendship 'With Honor'

Patrick Duffy is remembering his Dallas costar Larry Hagman, who died on Friday after a battle with throat cancer.

Larry Hagman Dies

Larry Hagman, a larger-than-life TV personality best known for his role as J.R. Ewing on the primetime soap Dallas, died Friday of complications from throat cancer.

The star, who was the son of Broadway legend Mary Martin (South Pacific, Peter Pan) and Texas attorney Benjamin Hagman, was 81. He is survived by his wife of nearly 58 years, Maj Hagman, their two children and their grandchildren.

Dallas: Are You Hooked?

Dallas is back! And so are scheming brothers J.R. and Bobby Ewing. TNT’s reboot of the classic primetime soap kicked off with its series premiere Wednesday night, and the backstabbing brothers did not disappoint.

Dallas Doubles as '80s Nostalgia & Fresh Guilty Pleasure

Like finding an abandoned Teddy Ruxpin at a garage sale or discovering a Swatch watch at the bottom of a Trivial Pursuit box, hearing the theme song to Dallas opens an instant wormhole to the ’80s.

Wisely preserving the iconic tune – along with the now-retro scrolling opener – this updated take on the classic nighttime soap pulls off a 10-gallon-hat trick: It’s both old and new, a comfy piece of nostalgia that doubles as a fresh guilty pleasure.

Original Dallas Cast to Reunite at SAG Awards

Fans were already on the alert for a Dallas reunion when the rebooted version of the popular 1980s drama begins this summer, but viewers will get an earlier taster when three of the show’s stars present at the 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards later this month.