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The Brian Benben Show

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Last updated:
Sat, 14 May 2005 02:00

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aired from: Sep 1998 to: Oct 1998 9 eps, 5 unaired CBS 30 min stereo closed captioned

regulars:

  • Brian Benben as Brian Benben
  • Susan Blommaret as Beverly Shippel
  • Charles Esten as Chad Rockwell
  • Wendell Pierce as Kevin LaRue
  • Luis Antonio Ramos as Billy Hernandez
  • Lisa Thornhill as Tabitha Berkeley


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      1st Season 1998

    1. "Pilot"
      gs: Lisa Vidal [ Julie ], Steven Gilborn [ Freddy Fontaine ], Pat Crawford Brown [ Heddy Bolinski ], Jeanette Miller [ Betty Bolinski ], Melody Rogers [ Chelsea ], Lorna Scott [ Gladys ], Adam Bornstein [ Stage Manager ]

      In the opener Brian Benben and his partner Julie, KYLA's news team are replaced by the new "younger" and "sexier" anchors and then demoted to community reporter, when the current one has a tragic last report.

      b: 22 Sep 98 pc: 475142 w: Robert Borden d: Andrew D. Weyman
    2. "House of Blues"
      gs: Lisa Vidal [ Julie ], Patrick Bristow [ Victor ], Ron Moore [ Director ], Paul Hayes [ Will ], Jim Hanna [ Guy ], Andrew Ferchland [ Boy ], Bill Escuider [ Stateman ]

      In a desperate last effort to earn enough money to keep his house, Brian accepts a job as a spokesman for portable toilets. Brian is forced to let Chad move in with him, to keep his house.

      b: 28 Sep 98 pc: 467251 w: John Frink & Don Payne d: Andrew D. Weyman
    3. "Brian's Got Back (1)"
      gs: Kathy Kinney [ The Facilitator ], Patrick Kerr [ Ned ], Lynn Marie Stewart [ Janet ]

      After Chad continually harasses Brian, he takes his anger out on a group of clowns. Because of his action, Brian is forced to attend an anger management class, where they find out his problem, he is deprived of chocolate.

      b: 5 Oct 98 pc: 467254 w: Alex Reid d: Andrew D. Weyman
    4. "Brian's Got Back (2)"
      gs: Robyn Donny [ Sarah Adams ]

      Six months after his anger management class, Brian puts on a lot of weight. Unknown to him, his weight is the reason for Tabitha's new obsession with him.

      b: 12 Oct 98 pc: 467255 w: Betsy Borns d: Andrew D. Weyman
    5. "Of Mice and Benben"
      gs: Lisa Vidal [ Julie ], Shannon Kenny [ Unknown ]

      Brian falls under the spell of a militant vegetarian after Julie convinces him to pursue a love life.

      b: UNAIRED pc: 267256 w: ______________ d: ______________

      NOTE: This episode was scheduled to air on 19 Oct 98, yet the show was cancelled by CBS officials on 15 Oct 98. It was replaced for two weeks by double runs of Everybody Loves Raymond, and Ted Danson's new show Becker, will replace it in November. CBS has not expressed that there will be a return for the series or any airing the remaining episodes. Most likely they will be shown overseas.


    6. "Motivating Kevin"
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      Brian tries to help get his life on track after everyone learns of one of his embarrassing fumble.

      b: UNAIRED pc: 467252 w: ______________ d: ______________

      NOTE: This episode was originally scheduled for 26 Oct 98, see note on episode above.


    7. "Chad Dates Julie"
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      b: UNAIRED pc: 467253 w: ______________ d: ______________
    8. "Have One For the Show"
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      b: UNAIRED pc: 267257 w: ______________ d: ______________
    9. "Billy Don't Be a Hero"
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      b: UNAIRED pc: 267258 w: ______________ d: ______________

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    NOTES

    Thanks to Nicolas Bibard for providing titles for some of the unaired episodes.


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