I was very surprised by how much they actually took from the actual Dynasty and adapted to the new version. This one was a much better episode because they actually focused on an actual plot for a change. There wasn't even as many sassy one liners as we are used to by now which is a good thing. And it looks like we are getting a new Steven later in the season. Is Jeff Colby actually going to die? I wouldn't be surprised at all because he's such an unnecessary character. His absence would have no gravity. Monica is much more interesting although terribly undeveloped. We know nothing important about her. She was (and sometimes still is, the writers can't decide) Fallon's best friend and sidekick and she also used to be Culhane's lover for a few episodes. But other than that ... nothing! By the way ... this Blake is truly an idiotic character, there's not much to him, not even a business aspect of the show like in the original show. He's not intimidating, he's just there. His character is basically a caricature of a powerful man we knew back in the 80's.