|“||I didn't sign on to this ship of vipers to become the company whore.||”|
|Ship of Vipers|
|Season 02, Episode 02|
|Air date||October 19, 2018|
|Written by||Josh Reims & Jenna Richman|
|Directed by||Kenny Leon|
|Viewers||0.61 million (610,000)|
The Butler Did It
BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY — While Blake focuses on his own selfish endeavors, Fallon goes to desperate measures to sell Carrington Atlantic to the Van Kirks. Sam and Alexis are determined to validate their suspicions about Melissa. Meanwhile, Anders' daughter Kirby befriends the Colbys in order to seek revenge on Fallon to make her pay for the past.
- Elizabeth Gillies as Fallon Carrington
- Nicollette Sheridan as Alexis Carrington
- Ana Brenda Contreras as Cristal Jennings
- James Mackay as Steven Carrington
- 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
- C. Thomas Howell as Max Van Kirk
- Kelly Rutherford as Melissa Daniels
- Adam Huber as Liam Ridley
- Brent Antonello as Hank Sullivan
- Wakeema Hollis as Monica Colby
- Shannon Lucio as Mora Van Kirk
- Elyse Dufour as Alexandra Blackwell
- Ashley Dougherty as Leah
- J. Michael Grey as Charlie
- Brittany Inge as Instructor
- Omar Madden as Cop
- Brook Todd as Employee #1
- Jeryl Pennyman as Employee #3
- Donovan Kirkpatrick as Employee #4
- On September 21, 2018 through an Instagram story from Sallie Patrick, she showed a behind the scenes look at the composition for what looks to be season 2 opening titles sequence.
- The new opening title sequence was unveiled in this episode .
- This episode's title along with its synopsis, writers and directors were revealed on September 29, 2018.
- On October 19, 2018, ahead of the airing of this episode, James Mackay revealed a BTS image showing a table read for the second episode.
- He subsequently revealed that table reads appear to take place at Eagle Rock Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. 
Monica: "And the fact that she almost burnt down Carrington Manor?"
Jeff: It was a long time ago. Kids love playing with fire. People change".
Steven: "I may have got someone pregnant … a woman".
Alexis: "A woman?"
Cristal Jennings: "I feel like I already know them".