Dynasty was a primetime television soap opera famous for its wealthy cast of characters and their catfighting. It aired on ABC from 1981 to 1989. A reboot of the series premiered on the CW on October 11, 2017.
- The show was spoofed in the Fall 1987 issue of Muppet Magazine with the four-page comic feature "Swinesty". The Carrington family is renamed the Porkingtons (with Miss Piggy in the villainess role of Alexis).
- In the 2018 reboot episode "Snowflakes in Hell", Fallon describes Alexis as "like a live-action Miss Piggy."
- In the episode "A Real Instinct for the Jugular", Alexis calls Fallon in one of the wedding dresses she tries on "Big Bird dipped in bleach."
- Ashanti appeared as herself in "Mother? I'm at La Mirage" (2019)
- Troy Beyer played Jackie Devereaux (1986-1987)
- Theodore Bikel played Warnick (3 episodes, 1985)
- Bruce Bilson directed several episodes of the series.
- Diahann Carroll played Domonique Devereaux (1984-1987)
- Joan Collins played Alexis Carrington Colby
- Gerald R. Ford appeared as himself in "Carousel" (1983)
- John Forsythe played Blake Carrington
- George Hamilton played Joel Abrigore (1985-1986)
- Charlton Heston played Jason Colby (3 episodes, 1985)
- Heather Locklear played Sammy Jo Carrington
- Belinda Montgomery played Jennifer Brighton in "The Baby" and "Mother and Son" (1982)
- Gordon Thomson played Adam Carrington (1982-1989)
- Danny Trejo appeared as himself in "Robin Hood Rescues" (2020)
- Billy Dee Williams played Brady Lloyd (1984-1985)