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 Alan's TV Shows FUN Trivia Q&A.  Trivia powered by ABE1. How many seasons did Benson air on ABC?

  • 5 seasons
  • 7 seasons
  • 9 seasons

2. The character of butler Benson DuBois, played by Robert Guillaume. Originally Benson appeared on what soap opera parody?

  • Soap
  • Time Line
  • Magnus

3. Who played Governor Eugene Gatling?

  • Robert Guillaume
  • James Noble
  • Rene Auberjonois

4. In the final season, Benson ran for Governor. Who did he make as his personal assistant and campaign manager?

  • Gretchen Kraus
  • Marcy Hill
  • John Taylor

5. Who made their first television appearance was in 1980, playing the recurring role of the delivery man/aspiring comic, Frankie?

  • Jerry Seinfeld
  • David DeLuise
  • Myron Handle

6. Who played Katie Gatling?

  • Missy Gold
  • Katherine Helmond),
  • Didi Conn

7. During the first season, who played the governor's chief of staff John Taylor?

  • Lewis J. Stadlen
  • Ben Stiller
  • Henry Reynolds

8. The exterior shots of the governor's mansion are actually of a private home located at 1365 South Oakland Ave. in Pasadena, California. The same house was used briefly in the 1993 movie The Beverly Hillbillies, and was more recently used 2006 in a U.S. television commercial for the RE/MAX real estate company.

  • True or False?

9. An episode airing February 22, 1985 ("Scenario") marked the first reference to the Internet on American network television. In the episode, they were accessing the ARPANET, the progenitor of the Internet, which was used by the US government to communicate with the military.

  • True or False?

10. Who played the character Dan, who married Benson's secretary, Marcy. They following year, he stars in his own hit TV series?

  • Maynard G. Crebbs
  • Ted Danson
  • Bob Kennedy

Check Your Answers 

  1. 7 seasons
  2. Soap
  3. James Noble
  4. Gretchen Kraus
  5. Jerry Seinfeld
  6. Missy Gold
  7. John Taylor
  8. True
  9. True
  10. Ted Danson

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