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Series Summary
Butler Benson DuBois is the smartest (and possibly only sane) member of widowed Governor Eugene Gatling's staff. Benson always manages to keep his head, no matter what the household and political staff throw at him. "Benson" is a spinoff of "Soap", which featured Gatling's sister-in-law, Jessica Tate.

Air Dates: 1979 - 1986

Genres: Sitcom

Network: ABC

  • Season 2, Ep. 1 : Thick as Thieves Oct 31, 1980

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    Benson and Kraus are taken hostage during a late-night market holdup.

  • Season 1, Ep. 24 : Marcy's Vacation May 8, 1980

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    A temporary secretary's efficiency makes Marcy feel threatened.

  • Season 1, Ep. 23 : The Army Wants You May 1, 1980

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    Benson, a veteran, is puzzled when he is told to report to the Army for "evaluation.".

  • Season 1, Ep. 22 : Takin' It to the Streets Mar 27, 1980

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    Benson and the governor make a late-night visit to a seedy bar to talk to constituents.

  • Season 1, Ep. 21 : Power Play Mar 20, 1980

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    A mysterious conservationist sends dead fish and sludge to the mansion to protest a power project.

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