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Affairs of State and Affairs of the Heart
Season 4, Episode 21
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Air date September 24, 2021
Written by Liz Sczudlo
Directed by Geoff Shotz
Viewers 0.21 Million Views (210,000)
Episode Guide
You Vicious, Miserable Liar
Filled With Manipulations and Deceptions
You're obsessed with me because I managed to do what you couldn't- become a real member of the Carrington family, have huge success, and oh, my kids still talk to me. Three Strikes. You're pathetic.
Dominique confronts Alexis.

Affairs of State and Affairs of the Heart is the twenty-first episode of the fourth season and the eighty fifth episode overall of the drama television series, Dynasty on The CW. It aired on September 24th, 2021.


ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL - Blake considers dropping out of the senatorial race and Culhane is devasted by what this would mean to the schools. Kirby offers to help Culhane and Cristal has other plans for Blake. Alexis confronts Dominique about her secret and proposes a deal. Fallon and Liam get away for a weekend together but things don't end up as either one thought they would. Jeff continues behaving erratically. Adam calls in a favor from Sam.

Plot Summary




Guest Starring


  • Sara Antonio as Brianna
  • Jermaine Rivers as Henry Bell
  • Julian Graham as Jordan Lipnicki
  • Steven J. Young as Bobby Larson
  • Nikki Garza as Lucia Suarez
  • Ian Lyons as Howie
  • Merav Ellis as Melanie

Notes and Spoilers

  • This episode's title, along with its synopsis, directors, and writer were revealed on September 3, 2021, via a press release.
  • As part of the main cast, Alan Dale is credited, although he is absent from this episode.


  • This episode shares the airdate with You Vicious, Miserable Liar, September 24, 2021. This is the first time this has happened in the show's history.
    • The CW advertised that Friday night as "Full Event For Dynasty".
  • There was a scene where Alexis runs into Dominique's lawyer, Henry leaving the mansion. She put two and two together, and the scene also had a joke about Blake shopping for a new Cristal. However, the scene was not shot due to shortage of time. [1]
  • The scene where Fallon and Liam were in the truth tent was the hardest scene for Liz Sczudlo to write. [2]


Colin: In your defense, he was the one who asked for time away.
Fallon: I don't think I can Ross and Rachel my way out of this one.

Fallon: This is not how I imagined using blindfolds this weekend.

Eva: Here comes the bride.