Benson Season 2

Season 2

Benson Season 2

First Air Date: October 31, 1980

First Aired on    :   1980
Episodes    :   22 episodes



Episodes

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2x22 Lifesaver (May 22, 1981)


Benson saves Kraus' life but wonders if he did the right thing when Kraus' appreciation goes way too far.


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2x21 All Shook Up (May 15, 1981)


An earthquake occurs and the Governor demmands strict rescue orders. One of those orders include Benson and Clayton hiding in the cellar which actually brings them to get along a little bit.


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2x20 The Governor's House Call (May 08, 1981)


The Governor, Benson and Clayton are trapped in a bordello with a muckraking columnist.


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2x19 Handwriting on the Wall (April 10, 1981)


Katie is suppose to write a school paper on her family, so she writes about certain situations that Benson, The Governor, Marcy, Pete, and Gretchen Kraus have all been in.


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2x18 Homework (April 03, 1981)


Katie tries to ""paint a picture"" of everyone in her household through an essay.


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2x17 Easy Kid Stuff (March 20, 1981)


After a boy breaks his arm by falling out of a tree, Benson has different feelings about becoming the boy's surrogate father.


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2x16 Clayton, Go Home (March 13, 1981)


After receiving death threats, the Governor's new advisor, Clayton Endicott the 3rd moves into the mansion.


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2x15 No Sad Songs (March 06, 1981)


Benson's mother comes to visit and everyone makes her feel welcome. Tender moments stir in this episode between Benson and his mother. Unfortunately Benson's mom passes away which leaves Benson very upset. The only thing that gives comfort to Benson was the faith his mother had in Jesus and when he asks the Lord to give him a sign, the taxicab driver recites the same words his mother taught him for so long. ""You've got to have faith""


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2x14 Rivals (February 27, 1981)


Kraus' childhood enemy comes from Germany to visit her.


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2x13 Marcy's Wedding (February 20, 1981)


Marcy is marrying Dan, a producer and Benson is responsible for the wedding plans. That is until Marcy's mother disrupts Benson's plans by butting in.


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2x12 Fireside Chat (February 13, 1981)


The Governor is scheduled to be on television, but a lover's quarrel between Marcy and Dan, (the producer of the Governor's telecast) end up bleeding to his telecast, ruining it as one can say. Benson himself has to get into this.


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2x11 Big Buddy (February 06, 1981)


The press secretary hatches a new scheme and it involves Benson in a ""Big Buddy"" program.


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2x10 The Apartment (January 23, 1981)


Wanting to be alone, Benson rents an apartment. Everybody though manages to know where he is.


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2x09 Old School Ties (January 16, 1981)


Libby, The Governor's sister thinks that Katie should be sent to a boarding school and the Governor sends her to one. The staff is crushed with the Governor taking his sister's advice.


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2x08 In High Places (January 09, 1981)


The pilot of the Governor's charter plane becomes ill and there is no co-pilot, so Benson tries to fly the plane himself.


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2x07 Benson's Groupie (December 19, 1980)


Benson's summer romance follows him home at the same time important religious leaders visit the mansion. The main problem in this episode ia that she likes Benson so much, she'll try anything to ""win"" him over to her. She even threatens to disrupt the religious conference and get Benson fired.


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2x06 Citizen Kraus (December 12, 1980)


Gretchen attends night classes in order to win her American citizenship. With a lot of hard work and achievement she fails the test. It seems that she remembers more when she's angry, so Benson and Marcy come with her. Benson then uses the anger strategy when she is failing. She gets angry and spews out answers that eventually win her her citizenship.


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2x05 First Lady (November 28, 1980)


Katie is jealous when her father gives special treatment to a very important hostess which he calls Pretty Lilly. Katie fears that she may be losing him to her.


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2x04 Masquerade (November 21, 1980)


A priceless gold statue is brought to the mansion and some revolutionaries are after it. They replace the statue with a replica and they find out so they have to find a way to get the real statue back. They end up having to hide it in the bowl of punch.


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2x03 Fool's Gold (November 14, 1980)


After a press conference, Benson notices a strange difference in one side of the fire place. He tries to twist it so it is similar with the other side. When he twists the knob a secret map comes out which gives the staff gold fever. They go to the shed in back and frantically look for the gold.


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2x02 Benson in the Hospital (November 07, 1980)


Humor swipes the Governor's Mansion when Benson is hospitalized. Benson turns out to be their funniest patient ever. They realize that he has a strange malady that has all the doctors in question.


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2x01 Thick as Thieves (October 31, 1980)


Benson and Kraus are held hostage during a market robbery.




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