Sam Benedict

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NBC (ended 1963)

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  • Season 1
    • Season For Vengeance
      3/30/63
      6.6
    • Of Rusted Cannons and Fallen Sparrows
    • Read No Evil
      Read No Evil
      Episode 26
      3/16/63
      6.0
      Robert Lansing gives a powerful performance as a high school teacher fighting against censorship in a small town. To complicate matters, Lansing may be in love with one of his students. A pilot for a series with Lansing but NBC decided to go with James Franciscus in "Mr. Novak".
    • Accomplice
      Accomplice
      Episode 25
      3/9/63
      7.2
    • Seventeen Gypsies and a Sinner Named Charlie
    • Image Of A Toad
      Image Of A Toad
      Episode 23
      2/23/63
      5.7
      A convict in Alcatraz has been carrying a torch for the prison psychologist. He will soon be paroled, but insists that he can't continue the relationship on the outside.
    • Some Fires Die Slowly
      2/16/63
      6.5
      A successful family business burns to the ground and the owner is accused of setting the fire, until his son suddenly becomes a suspect.
    • Sugar and Spice and Everything....
      Hank takes on the case of Amy Vickers, a dancer who cannot remember what happened the night her husband was killed.
    • Run Softly, Oh Softly
      1/26/63
      7.4
      Mitch Dawlt has fled the country after defrauding an insurance company for a lot of money. But he's left behind something of more importance: his daughter.
    • Green Room, Grey Morning
      1/19/63
      3.8
    • The Boiling Point
      The Boiling Point
      Episode 18
      1/12/63
      5.7
      Two old friends are at odds, one a police officer, the other a mobster. The cop now is out to make his old friend's life miserable.
    • Not Even the Gulls Shall Weep
      1/5/63
      4.4
    • The Target Over The Hill
      12/29/62
      5.5
      Billy Stone is a young boy who is about to be adopted by loving foster parents, until the proceedings are interrupted by his natural mother, claiming she is no longer addicted to drugs and is there to take her son back.
    • Where There's a Will
      12/22/62
      7.4
    • So Various, So Beautiful
      12/15/62
      5.5
    • Too Many Strangers
      Too Many Strangers
      Episode 13
      12/8/62
      6.5
      Larry Wilcox is accused of the murder of a prominent citizen in San Francisco, and asks Benedict to help in his defense.
    • Everybody's Playing Polo
      12/14/62
      7.2
    • The View from an Ivory Tower
      11/24/62
      6.0
    • The Bird of Warning
      11/17/62
      6.8
      Diana Hyland plays a rich girl who has been arrested for drunk driving. Turns out she is an ex-fiancee of Hank Tabor, Sam Benedict's assistant, played by Richard Rust. He takes her in hand, for old time's sake, and suffers the consequences, though he ends up figuring out what her problem is and it isn't really drinking, it's a chemical imbalance. Nice scenes with those two. Another story involves the guest star George Tobias as a Hungarian who owns an ethnic restaurant. He's 80, married to a 42 year old and they want to divorce, but of course, Sam saves their marriage!moreless
    • Life Is a Lie, Love Is a Cheat
      11/10/62
      5.5
    • Hear The Mellow Wedding Bells
      11/3/62
      6.0
      Sarah Friedman was married in a civil ceremony. Her traditionally minded mother is soon to arrive and she asks Sam to convince her husband to go through another wedding, this time with a Rabbi.
    • Maddon's Folly
      Maddon's Folly
      Episode 7
      10/27/62
      7.2
      A woman's father died leaving $150,000 of embezzled debt.
    • Twenty Aching Years
      10/20/62
      7.7
    • Tears For A Nobody Doll
      10/13/62
      4.7
      A young mother retains Sam to help her keep custody of her soon to be born child, against the efforts of her in-laws, who think she's mentally unfit to care for the baby.
    • Nothing Equals Nothing
      10/6/62
      6.7
      Benedict goes for the insanity plea after a well known lady murders her socialite husband.
    • Nor Practice Makes Perfect
      9/29/62
      6.8
    • A Split Week In San Quentin
      9/22/62
      5.5
      Sam is hired by an entertainer who was charged with drug possession, but it was his obnoxious attitude that got him convicted.
    • Hannigan
      Hannigan
      Episode 1
      9/15/62
      6.0
      When her husband suddenly dies, Patricia Hannigan turns to the family's closest friend, Sam Benedict, for help in settling the estate. One of the survivors is the deceased's playboy brother James.