There's been many comparisons made between Lone Star and the epic '80s primetime soap Dallas. After tonight's second episode, "One in Every Family," the parallels became much clearer.
Yes, we've got it all! The meddling sister-in-law, the dueling brothers, big Texas oil and two rival patriarchs - both self-made men, each making his way on opposite sides of the law.
If there were any doubts about the feel and direction of rookie creator/producer Kyle Killen
's new series, tonight's episode set the course. Lone Star feels like a primetime soap but the writing and direction (tonight's episode was directed by Thirtysomething's Peter Horton
) cons you into thinking it's a high-brow drama. So basically, it's all the taste without the guilt, as they say.
We've got sex in the back of a limo at the top of the episode, with newlywed Bob and his Midland
, Texas bride Lyndsey, who