The next chapter of my life is gonna be about me. Blake time.
Blake Carrington
Twenty-Three Skidoo
Season 02, Episode 01
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Air date October 12, 2018
Written by Sallie Patrick & Christopher Fife
Directed by Matt Earl Beesley
Viewers 0.64 million (640,000)[1]
Episode Guide
Dead Scratch
Ship of Vipers
Twenty-Three Skidoo is the season premiere of the second season and the twenty-third episode overall of the drama television series, Dynasty on The CW. It aired on October 12, 2018.


SEASON PREMIERE — On the eve of Carrington Atlantic's 100th anniversary, our splintered family struggles to rise from the ashes to redefine themselves as past mistakes emerge, new alliances are forged, and the fate of the Carringtons' legacy falls squarely on Fallon's shoulders.


  • "Twenty-Three Skidoo" refers to an American slang phrase popularized during the early 20th century.
    • It generally refers to leaving quickly, being forced to leave quickly by someone else, or taking advantage of a propitious opportunity to leave, that is, "getting [out] while the getting's good."



Guest Starring


  • On July 6, 2018, Rafael revealed on his Instagram that he is back in Atlanta, Georgia; presumably to begin filming Season 2.[2]
  • This is the first episode without Cristal Carrington after her death.
  • Robert confirmed he was back for Season 2 on July 11, 2018. [3]
  • On July 17, 2018 the season premiere title, along with its writers and director for the episode were revealed. [4]
    • The table read for this episode took place on July 17, 2018.
  • Production for this episode began on July, 18, 2018.
    • Sam and Rafael confirmed via their Instagram stories that they are back for Season 2.
  • On September 14, through some promotional pictures for the Season Premiere, we get a first look at Kirby Anders and some of the survivors of the fire that took place at the end of Dead Scratch. [5]
    • It was also confirmed that the Season 2 premiere received a name change. The original title was "One For Each Headache".[6]
  • 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. However in this episode it's featured the title card.
  • The episode's synopsis was announced on September 26, 2018. [7]
  • On October 9, 2018 another trailer was revealed featuring the debut of the real Cristal Flores. [8]


  • This is the first episode without Nathalie Kelley's portrayal of Cristal Carrington, after the character's untimely death.
  • This is the first episode where Nicollette Sheridan is billed as part of the main cast rather than being a special guest star.
  • The scene from "Dead Scratch" featuring Kirby Anders' arrival at the Carrington Manor was re-shot for this episode's "Previously on..." footage with Maddison Brown portraying the role of Kirby, given the character's official casting.
  • On October 12, 2018 as part of Rafael's Instagram takeover, he revealed that The Carrington Manor is located in Swanee, GA. Only the exteriors are shot at the real house, everything else is shot at the studio. [9]
  • Fallon (Elizabeth Gillies) was singing a 1920s version of the song "Bizarre Love Triangle" by the band "New Order".


Steven: I may have gotten someone pregnant.
Alexis: A woman?!
Steven: Yes, a woman!





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