Recently spoke with a friend about the campaign asking us to guess who comes out on top. To me the answer had to be JR and through him John Ross. Jock could dress down JR and he’d take his lumps, but really the fun was watching him succeed (just glad he wasn’t in my family). The shame to me was no one ever came out on top, not even JR. With the failure of the “master piece” I gave up hope. So who was your pick and what would they have had to do better to have made your pick come out on top? JR: 1) take over Ewing Energies and Barnes Global 2) keep Southfork but arrange it so at least the ranch business would be Bobby’s 3) keep Barnes and Harris locked up 4) start dating Sue Ellen 5) “own” the Governor. His master piece would be recreating Ewing oil as a division of Ewing Industries and owning or at least controlling West Star and transitioning to John Ross. With his death I’d have seen a long story (like Jock’s death) where JR sets up John Ross with tasks to follow in order to inherit including introducing Cally’s son. JRs will would have left the house and his 1/3 of the mineral rights to Sue Ellen in trust and then to John Ross. John Ross would “own” the Governor and help Judith Ryland become a US Senator, take over Ryland (and thus all the shipping of the independents) and assemble Ryland’s CIA contacts to form a paramilitary company JR wish he’d had. Then I would have said I had fun again watch JR come out on top.