The term-limited Governor Gatling ran for reelection as an independent candidate, with Benson securing the party nomination, setting the stage for the two to go head-to-head in the general election. Until then he was avenged by Benson after beating Chong in Stick Hockey game. They can be heard rattling in his head on several occasions, however. It is also worth noting that the dispenser slot sits in a rather phallic position. But their aunt refuses to let them consider it.

He also recorded the original version of "The Greatest Love of All" for the 1977 Muhammad Ali bio-pic, The Greatest, which was later covered by Whitney Houston as "Greatest Love of All". Benson ultimately defeats Chong in the game and avenges his apprentice's death. He began his professional career at the age of 19 as a jazz guitarist. Her character's date ends up dead and it could be scandalous. [2], Benson DuBois (Robert Guillaume) is hired to be the head of household affairs for widowed Governor Eugene X. Gatling (James Noble) and his daughter Katie (Missy Gold). He calls him names such as "Bean Bag" and "Ball Bucket". Created by Susan Harris. Although he has his rivals in German maid Kraus and persnickety aides Clayton and Taylor, Benson, armed with an acerbic wit and plenty of smarts, becomes the Governor's close friend and helper, and eventually is elected Lieutenant Governor.

Skips and Benson are very good friends. "Benson" filmed three endings — find out which one was most likely", "17 people who got fired before they became rich and famous", "Site News DVD news: Mill Creek Licenses 52 TV Shows from Sony for Low-Cost DVD Release -", "Benson DVD news: Announcement for Benson - The Complete Seasons 1 & 2 -",, American Broadcasting Company original programming, American political comedy television series, Television series by Sony Pictures Television, All Wikipedia articles written in American English, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Fridays at 8:00–8:30 pm ET on ABC (October 22, 1982 – March 18, 1983), Fridays at 8:00–8:30 pm ET on ABC (September 21, 1984 – February 22, 1985), Fridays at 9:30–10:00 pm ET on ABC (October 4, 1985 – January 3, 1986), This page was last edited on 2 November 2020, at 06:14. Show information [3] Benson played on numerous sessions for other CTI artists during this time, including Freddie Hubbard and Stanley Turrentine, notably on the latter's acclaimed album Sugar. One example is in, "Terror Tales of the Park II" when he got in a pushing match with Rigby. He is not above getting angry with Muscle Man in the same fashion as he does with Mordecai and Rigby as he did in "Firework Run." Benson's last name was revealed to be Dunwoody, as revealed in the episode ". From shop Oldmap. The gumballs may act as facial hair for Benson, as noted by storyboarder Benton Connor. The average life expectancy for Benson in 1940 was 42, and 75 in 2004. Pops once even threatened to fire Benson for his anger issues before realizing it was the wrong thing to do. Benson accumulated three other platinum LPs and two gold albums.

Benson is an American sitcom television series that originally aired on ABC from September 13, 1979, to April 19, 1986. Benson genuinely enjoys working at the Park, even turning down the opportunity to reunite with Hair to the Throne to keep working there. Favorite Add to Vintage J W Benson ladies wristwatch Timegoesby67. and calling him chrome-dome, with Benson responding that it's hereditary, although the band members were shown to all be wearing wigs at the end. [18] The same house was seen in the movie The Beverly Hillbillies (1993), in a 2006 U.S. television commercial for the RE/MAX real estate company, and in the Columbo episode "Etude in Black", as well as in Season One, Episode 11 of Barnaby Jones, entitled, "To Denise, with Love and Murder", in which it was used as the outside view of the mansion belonging to the married couple played by Louise Troy and Bill Bixby. In 1840 there were 190 Benson families living in New York. Since "Weekend at Benson's", he was in a relationship with Audrey. The Cunningham family live through the 1950s with help and guidance from the lovable and almost superhuman greaser, Fonzie. In "The Real Thomas", he and Audrey broke up prior to the episode. He gets demoted to a park worker and, as a result, he disobeys her orders and resigns from his occupation. 23! You've only scratched the surface of Benson family history. Also, in "Terror Tales of the Park IV" (Unfinished Business), in Benson's flashback in which he was conversing with Mr. Maellard, he had the same hairstyle as he did in "Expert or Liar" (before it fell out), implying that this event took place before the game show and was perhaps even his first day at the park. Although he has his rivals in German maid Kraus and persnickety aides Clayton and Taylor, Benson, armed with an acerbic wit and plenty of smarts, becomes the Governor's close friend and helper, and eventually is elected Lieutenant Governor. In "The Christmas Special," Audrey attends the Park's Christmas party and compliments Benson on his fearlessness for wearing the "worst sweater ever," unaware that Benson was not wearing it ironically. Mrs. Segal was a singer, actress, and business promotions manager while Mr. Segal was a writer. [22], In June 2013, Benson released his fourth album for Concord, Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole, which included Wynton Marsalis, Idina Menzel, Till Brönner, and Judith Hill. In the episode "Expert or Liar". The governor's press secretary Pete Downey (Ethan Phillips) was introduced in Season 2, and Benson's secretary Denise Stevens (Didi Conn) was introduced in Season 3. He then told Muscle Man that he owes him 12,000 dollars after he splurged most of his money on his bucket list. Governor Gatling was a cousin of Jessica Tate (Katherine Helmond) from Soap.[3]. It is also revealed in Gold Watch that Benson loves wings, although they seem to put him in a drunken state every time he eats them, which is also revealed in the episode ". [24], In May 2018, Benson was featured on the Gorillaz single "Humility". *We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs. He has worked with Freddie Hubbard on a number of his albums throughout the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. He was blessed with his first child a daughter Lyric in 1983. In 1840 there were 190 Benson families living in New York. [26], On June 25, 2019, The New York Times Magazine listed George Benson among hundreds of musicians whose material was destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire. After the first season, Taylor's job was filled by Clayton Endicott III (René Auberjonois). He has attended Lincoln Square Academy in Manhattan and graduated at the age of 14. It was here that he clearly proved them wrong. Old Benson, L.L.C.

In "Journey to the Bottom of the Crash Pit", towards the end, Mordecai, Hi Five Ghost, Rigby, & Muscle Man come out of the car and give him the camera. Aries.