fallon (pamela sue martin) had to testify against her father blake (john forsythe) at the end of season 1. he'd killed ted denard, stephen's lover. stephen was fallon's brother and blake's son and played by al corely then.
fallon was the only witness besides blake who said he was innocent and stephen who said he was guilty. she took the stand.
and she ... lied.
she lied so her father wouldn't be convicted.
i was thinking about it while lsitening to this npr story by tovia smith about parents and childdren being forced to testify against each other?
let's close with c.i.'s 'Iraq snapshot:'