Home Again is the 14th episode of Season 2 of the CBS-TV series Dallas, also the 18th overall series episode. Written by Arthur Bernard Lewis, and directed by Don McDougall, the episode originally aired on CBS-TV on January 7, 1979.


Hello, Garrison. Goodbye, inheritance? J.R.'s venom level rises when Garrison, Ellie's long presumed-dead brother and the rightful heir to Southfork, arrives at the ranch.


Miss Ellie's long-lost brother, Garrison, returns to Southfork, putting Miss Ellie in Heaven but Jock and JR through Hell, as they believe that the elder Southworth has designs on regaining title to the ranch... and that it was a lovely young woman accompanying him that put the idea in Garrison's head.


Garrison Southworth, Ellie's brother whom she believed had died many years ago (and for whom Gary Ewing was named), appears at the ranch with a young woman.

Jock and J.R. believe he's resurfaced to claim his inheritance, the Southfork Ranch and that they felt the young woman was the one behind it.

Ellie, who inherited the ranch by default, is determined to right that wrong by returning it to him but the majority of the family are against her decision, especially her husband.

However, it was later revealed that the woman was Cathy Young, and she was Garrison's hospice nurse.

Garrison, who had terminal cancer, had only returned to Southfork so he could die at the familiar place he loved, with the sister he so adored. Needless to say, Jock and J.R. were left eating crow, and, Jock especially, felt rather ashamed about the way he treated his dying brother in-law.

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