CTVA US Comedy - "Benson" (Witt-Thomas-Harris/ABC) Season 4 (1982-83)

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Starring Robert Guillaume
Season 4 (ABC) (1982-83)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Jorge Galindo
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


################## Benson ####################
############# season 4 1982-83 ###############
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ABC (Fridays 8:00-8:30pm)
22 episodes [prod. nos. 69-90 inc.]
Production Harry Waterson
Produced by Bob Colleary  / Co-Produced by Rob Dames and Bob Fraser

4.01/4.02 [--] Benson: DEATH IN A FUNNY POSITION pts. I & II
prod. no. 70 - 9ABEN82 / 22-Oct-82
prod. no. 71 - 9BBEN82 / 22-Oct-82
Written by Rob Dames & Bob Fraser
Directed by Bill Foster.
Guest stars:
Linda Day George
Michael Constatine
Tab Hunter

Ron Carey
Keene Curtis
A yacht cruise becomes a whodunit when the boat owner is found stabbed to death. Murders abound on a working
vacation aboard a yacht, but Benson saves the day. [JG]

4.03 [--] Benson: WHAT A REVOLTIN' DEVELOPMENT
prod. no. 69 - 8BEN82 / 29-Oct-82
Written by ?
Directed by Bill Foster
Guest star:
Henry Darrow
(no synopsis)

4.04 [--] Benson: THY BROTHER'S KEEPER
prod. no. 75 - 13BEN82 / 5-Nov-82
Written by ?
Directed by Tony Singletary
Benson's younger brother visits town at the same time a big report is due. [JG]

4.05 [--] Benson: QUEST FOR RETIRE
prod. no. 72 - 10BEN82 / 12-Nov-82
Written by ?
Directed by Bill Foster
Charlie is the private gardener at the governor's mansion. He is about to receive his
pension, but the stubborn old man wants to stay working, so he asks assistance from Benson. [JG]

4.06 [--] Benson: TEACHER'S PEST
prod. no. 77 - 15BEN82 / 19-Nov-82
Written by ?
Directed by Bill Foster
Benson teaches an economics course that a test-shy Kraus must pass to keep her job. [JG]

4.07 [--] Benson: BENSON'S ARMY REUNION
prod. no. 80 - 18BEN82 / 26-Nov-82
Written by ?
Directed by Bill Foster
When Benson's army buddies gather for a reunion, unexpected hard feelings surface. [JG]

4.08 [--] Benson: BENSON'S NEW HOME
prod. no. 73 - 11BEN82 / 3-Dec-82
Written by ?
Directed by Bill Foster
Benson buys a property through a dubious real estate salesman. The house has serious problems and Benson forces
the salesman to renovate it. [JG]

4.09 [--] Benson: CRIMES OF THE HEARTH
prod. no. 74- 12BEN82 / 10-Dec-82
Written by ?
Directed by Bill Foster
(no synopsis)

4.10 [--] Benson: MARY AND HER LAMBS
prod. no. 83 - 21BEN82 / 17-Dec-82
Written by ?
Directed by Rob Dames
It's Christmas and Benson finds a way to help an assistant cook keep her foster children. [JG]

4.11 [--] Benson: PEN PAL
prod. no. 76 - 14BEN82 / 31-Dec-82
Written by ?
Directed by Bill Foster
The executive mansion is disrupted by the arrival of Kraus's pen pal, an ex-con, who expects a job. [JG]

4.12 [--] Benson: THE HONEYMOONERS
prod. no. 81 - 19BEN82 / 7-Jan-83
Written by ?
Directed by Gary Brown
When Benson stands in for the groom at Kraus's proxy wedding,he ends up really married to her. [JG]

4.13 [--] Benson: CLOSE ENCOUNTERS ON THE THIRD HOLE
prod. no. 84 - 22BEN82 / 14-Jan-83
Written by ?
Directed by Bill Foster
Benson and the governor encounter a UFO while playing golf. [JG]

4.14 [--] Benson:  KATIE'S BOYFRIEND
prod. no. 78 - 16BEN82 / 21-Jan-83
Written by ?
Directed by Mark Warren
In the midst of an economic crisis, the governor allows Katie to go on her first date. [JG]

4.15 [--] Benson: THE ROYAL PAINTING
prod. no. 82 - 20BEN82 / 28-Jan-83
Written by ?
Directed by Bill Foster
A former street gang is hired to paint the mansion for a visit by the Queen of England. [JG]

4.16 [--] Benson: BOY'S NIGHT OUT
prod. no. 90 - 4BEN83 / 4-Feb-83
Written by ?
Directed by Bill Foster
The men from the mansion gather at Benson's to watch television, Play cards and swap stories. The governor's upset
when Benson vetoes a legislative bill that he favored. [JG]

4.17 [--] Benson: FAMILY TREE
prod. no. 86 - 24BEN82 / 18-Feb-83
Written by ?
Directed by Bill Foster
Benson and Clayton are appalled to discover that they may be related to each other. [JG]

4.18 [--] Benson: CALAMITY KRAUS
prod. no. 88 - 2BEN83 / 25-Feb-83
Written by ?
Directed by Bill Foster
Kraus masquerades as a wealthy heiress to keep a manufacturing plant in the state. [JG]

4.19 [--] Benson: KRAUS SINGS THE BLUES
prod. no. 85 - 23BEN82 / 4-Mar-83
Written by ?
Directed by Bill Foster
Benson reluctanly emcees a telethon and lets Kraus sing when several acts cancel out. [JG]

4.20 [--] Benson: HALF-COURT TRAP
prod. no. 89 - 3BEN83 / 11-Mar-83
Written by Bill Boulware
Directed by Bill Foster
Benson discovers that his nephew, a basketball star, can barely read or write. [JG]

4.21 [--] Benson: A VIEW FROM THE ROOF
prod. no. 87 - 1BEN83 / 18-Mar-83
Written by ?
Directed by Bill Foster
When Benson and the governor attempt to set up an antenna upon the roof, the ladder they used falls
and leaves them trapped. [JG]

4.22 [--] Benson: LOVE IN A FUNNY PHASE
prod. no. 79 -17BEN82 / 31-Mar-83
Written by Bob Fraser & ROb Dames
Directed by Linda Day.
Guest stars:
Lynne Moody .......... Jennifer
Rick Fitts ........... Wesley
31Mar83
Benson is upset when his girlfriend Jennifer decides to date another men. [JG]

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