Benson

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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.

Air Dates: 1979 - Present

Genres: Sitcom

Network: ABC

  • Season 5, Ep. 11 : Unlisted LoveDec 2, 1983

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    The governor is attracted to a young woman he had a crush on in high school.

  • Season 5, Ep. 6 : Down the DrainOct 28, 1983

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    Benson hires a crotchety old plumber to fix his sink, with unexpected results.

  • Season 5, Ep. 4 : Who's Arnold?Oct 7, 1983

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    Benson poses as Kraus's husband when her mother visits from Germany.

  • Season 4, Ep. 22 : Love in a Funny PhaseMar 31, 1983

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    Benson is upset when his girlfriend Jennifer decides to date other men.

  • Season 4, Ep. 21 : A View From the RoofMar 18, 1983

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    After a series of mishaps, Benson, Kraus and the governor spend the night on the roof.

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