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- September 2000
I never thought of the Ewings as being working class. Ray Krebbs was working class, Pam and Cliff were working class.
But not the Ewings. They were upper middle class at least or new money. They were not blue bloods.
Those ceramic dogs, and JR and Sue Ellen's first bedroom -- with its powder blue walls, its vomit brown carpet, its dying plants, white wicker furniture, and bric-a-brac??
That's not "working class," that's trailer trash! Why do you think JR cheated on Sue Ellen so much? -- it was just to get out of the house!
"Honey, I'm sorry, but if I don't get outta here, I'm gonna throw up this putrid wall-to-wall and make it even browner than it already is.... I really hope you can understand that... Now, be a doll and dial up Serena and tell her I'll be there in about half-and-hour... You can come along if you want to, Swellin; Serena's just stocked up on her Grey Goose and such ... We won't mind --- you won't be in the way or anything..."