Elizabeth Gillies stars in "Dynasty." (Photo: CW)

How to fix ‘Dynasty’

Last night, through no plan or fault of its own, CW’s “Dynasty” aired its third season finale. The Coronavirus crisis shut down production before the cast and crew could film the final two episodes of the season.

Spoiler alert!

In last night’s episode, “My Hangover’s Arrived,” directed by Gina Lamar and written by Francisca X. Hu, Fallon (Elizabeth Gillies) and her “bride tribe” had to re-create their steps after a drunken bachelorette party left her convinced she had married a stranger. Back in Atlanta, Adam (Sam Underwood) tried to undermine Blake’s (Grant Show) business dealings; Anders (Alan Dale) learned troubling things about Adam’s past in Montana; and Alexis (Elaine Hendrix) moved to thwart Jeff (Sam Adegoke) from ending their marriage of convenience.

There wasn’t much of a cliffhanger – or even a dramatic stinger – but you can’t blame the cast and the crew for that. But even after three seasons, “Dynasty” still struggles to forge its own identity.

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