Nicollette Sheridan made her debut as Alexis Carrington in the final minutes of The CW’s Dynasty reboot on March 23's "Poor Little Rich Girl" by waltzing into the funeral of the Carrington patriarch as Blake (Grant Show) eulogized his father.
Sheridan’s flawless entrance into the iconic role personified by Joan Collins on the original series left viewers wanting more and boy did they get it on March 30’s “Enter Alexis.”
Sheridan–whose acting career launched on Paper Dolls, skyrocketed on Knots Landing and was rejuvenated on Desperate Housewives–didn’t miss a soapy beat as Alexis shook up The CW primetime soap like a stiff martini with cutting quips and a good old-fashioned catfight versus daughter Fallon (Elizabeth Gillies).
Daytime Confidential’s Jamey Giddens put it best.
The show also planted the seeds for an Alexis versus Cristal (Nathalie Kelley) rivalry which will hopefully evolve quickly. My favorite quote of "Enter Alexis", and it was filled with quotable quips, was Anders' (Alan Dale) talking about Alexis' dog whose name also "happens" to be Cristal.
Fallon: "Where the hell is she?"
Anders: "She's taken Cristal for a piddle...the dog, not...
Sheridan's arrival has invigorated the freshman soap and I can't wait to see more.
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