|“||Don't tell me you're still here. I thought you were just a temporary infestation.||”|
— Alexis to Cristal
|A Temporary Infestation|
|Season 02, Episode 07|
|Air date||November 30, 2018|
|Written by||Jenna Richman|
|Directed by||Michael Allowitz|
|Viewers||0.63 million (630,000)|
A Real Instinct for the Jugular
NEW BEGINNINGS — In the wake of a traumatic yet therapeutic Thanksgiving, the Carringtons are ready to embrace a fresh start. As Fallon dives into a new business endeavor, she inadvertently collides with Culhane's secret life. Meanwhile, Sam employs Kirby's help as he embarks on a new personal venture, and as Cristal celebrates the next step of her relationship with Blake, Alexis does her best to drive a wedge between them.
- Elizabeth Gillies as Fallon Carrington
- Nicollette Sheridan as Alexis Carrington
- Ana Brenda Contreras as Cristal Jennings
- Rafael de La Fuente as Sam Jones
- Robert Christopher Riley as Michael Culhane
- Sam Adegoke as Jeff Colby
- Maddison Brown as Kirby Anders
- Alan Dale as Joseph Anders
- Grant Show as Blake Carrington
- Katherine LaNasa as Ada Stone
- Wakeema Hollis as Monica Colby
- Yani Gellman as Manuel
- Brent Antonello as Hank Sullivan (Voice)
- Thomas Hobson as Gary
- Dean Shortland as Randy
- Alex Belle as Herself
- Isis Valentino as Herself
- Jori as Singer
- This episode's title, along with its synopsis, writers and directors were revelead on November 10, 2018.
- On December 1, 2018 Yani Gellman confirmed that he was indeed cast as Manuel. 
- Matthew Jr as he's thought to be an abandoned baby is called 'Little Blake' by Sam as a reference to the original character from the original series who is Fallon's son.
Anders: What the hell is all the noise?
Kirby: Oh, just What to Expect When You're Expecting Meets American Ninja Warrior.
Anders: Oh god, don't tell me you're tattoing the baby.
Sam: Just the Carrington crest on his ankle. It's tiny.