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Benson

Benson

Butler Benson DuBois is the smartest (and possibly only sane) member of widowed Gov. Eugene Gatling's household staff. Benson always manages to keep his head, no matter what the staffers or the governor's family members throw at him. He begins his post on loan from his employer, Jessica Tate (Katherine Helmond) on the show ``Soap,'' but soon wins a permanent place in the governor's staff and heart. His cool head and keen intellect are a perfect complement for the constant craziness that surrounds Gov. Gatling and his entourage.

Premiere:
Sep 13, 1979
Original Network:
ABC
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Citizen Kraus

S02, E06  (First Aired: Dec. 12, 1980)
Benson seems to be the only one who can help his archrival, Kraus, gain her citizenship.
  • Mon 9/24
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

Benson's Groupie

S02, E07  (First Aired: Dec. 19, 1980)
Benson's summer romance may disrupt a religious conference when the lady follows him home.
  • Tue 9/25
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

In High Places

S02, E08  (First Aired: Jan. 9, 1981)
The hapless governor takes over the controls of a private jet when the pilot has a heart attack.
  • Wed 9/26
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

Old School Ties

S02, E09  (First Aired: Jan. 16, 1981)
The staff is heartbroken when the governor decides to send Katie away to a boarding school.
  • Thu 9/27
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

The Apartment

S02, E10  (First Aired: Jan. 23, 1981)
Benson rents an apartment so he can have some time alone, but everyone manages to find him.
  • Fri 9/28
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2

No Episode Title

(First Aired: Sep. 13, 1979)
A butler deals with life at the governor's mansion.
  • Mon 10/1
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2
  • Tue 10/2
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2
  • Wed 10/3
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2
  • Thu 10/4
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2
  • Fri 10/5
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 21.2
  • KQDSDT2