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A Temporary Infestation
Season 02, Episode 07
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Air date November 30, 2018
Written by Jenna Richman
Directed by Michael Allowitz
Viewers 0.63 million (630,000)[1]
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Don't tell me you're still here. I thought you were just a temporary infestation!
— Alexis to Cristal about her prolonged stay

A Temporary Infestation is the seventh episode of the second season and the twenty-ninth episode overall of the drama television series, Dynasty on The CW. It aired on November 30, 2018.


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.



Alexis leaves Matthew to be found by Sam, who names him Little Blake. Sam and Kirby work together to find a nanny. Fallon and Monica's new business venture threatens Jeff and Michael's poker game, which does not please Ada. Cristal's attempts to rid herself of Alexis fail, but she learns that Alexis is the one who left the baby, and makes sure Sam finds out on his own.[2]



Guest Starring


  • 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.[3]
  • On December 1, 2018 Yani Gellman confirmed that he was indeed cast as Manuel. [4]


  • 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 and Jeff’s son.
  • The title of the episode comes from a line of the original Dynasty series, first said by Alexis Carrington to Sable Colby in the Season 9 Episode 11: Tankers, Cadavers to Chance.
    • The original line is used in this episode by Alexis saying it to Krystle.


Cristal: Really? Google Translate? Bitch.