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The Best Things In Life
Season 01, Episode 08
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Air date December 6, 2017
Written by Francisca X. Hu
Directed by Pascal Verschooris
Viewers 0.64 million (640,000)[1]
Episode Guide
A Taste of Your Own Medicine
Rotten Things
When the gold-digger has gold-diggers, I think it's time to come clean.
— Anders to Cristal

The Best Things In Life is the eighth episode of the first season of the drama television series, Dynasty on The CW. It aired on December 6, 2017.


THE GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST — Everything is shiny and bright at the city’s Annual Tree Lighting, but behind the scenes, the Carringtons struggle with ghosts from their past; Fallon tries to move on from her former flame; Steven and Jeff band together to right an old wrong; and Cristal’s past resurfaces, threatening her future with Blake.



Guest Starring


  • Luis Fernandez as Alejandro
  • Andi Matheny as Mrs. Gunnerson
  • Brandon Hirsch as Gift Strategist
  • Melanie Kiran as Nurse
  • Michael Alban as Doctor


  • The 15 second opening credits sequence that introduced each episode since Guilt is for Insecure People is not used in this episode.
  • Willy Santiago is called Willy Miller in this episode.
  • This is the first time since the beginning of the series that Alexis Carrington is not mentioned at all.
  • The title of the episode comes from a line said in the original Dynasty 1981 series, first said by Alexis Carrington to Steven Carrington, in the Season 5, Episode 03: Fallon.
    • The exact same lines of the original scene are said by Fallon to Blake in this episode.


Steven (to Jeff): You're in business my with my sister now. For our family that means more than marriage.

Kori: I'm crazy about you Michael but I am not crazy enough to put up with your ex or your feelings for her.

Sam (to Fallon and Monica): Here's a pitch. You can never go wrong with tequila.
Fallon: Tell that to your parents.