Private Benjamin (1982): S02E18 – Reds and Blues


Introduction

Private Benjamin is an American sitcom based on and set during the events of the movie of the same name that aired on CBS from 06 April 1981, to 10 January 1983.

Eileen Brennan, who reprised her role from the film, won an Emmy and Golden Globe Award for her work on the series.

Outline of Series 02, Episode 18

Colonel Fielding goes up against Colonel Hogan (Craig T. Nelson) in the war games competition. The Inspector General’s office (i.e., Captain Lewis) is in charge of refereeing. But Benjamin and the others overhear Colonel Hogan bribe Captain Lewis. Benjamin, Sergeant Ross and the others hatch a plan to make sure that Colonel Hogan loses so Captain Lewis will not get into trouble for taking the bribe.

Private Benjamin Series

You can find a full index the Private Benjamin series here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Developed By: Ron Reo.
  • Directors: William Asher, Charles Beaumont, Gabrielle Beaumont, Alan Bergmann, Bruce Bilson, Alan Cooke, William P. D’Angelo, Marc Daniels, Herbert Kenwith, Leslie H. Martinson, Tony Mordente, Howard Morris, Alan Myerson, and Bob Sweeney.
  • Producers: Nick Arnold, Bob Carroll, Jr., Madelyn Davis, Leonard B. Kaufman, Don Reo, Judith D. Allison, Hank Bradford, Bob Illes, Arnold Kane, Linda Morris, Vic Rauseo, Elliot Schick, and James R. Stein.
  • Music: Bob Carroll, Jr, Madelyn Davis, Barry De Vorzon, Dennis McCarthy, and George Tipton.
  • Original Network: CBS.
  • Production: Warner Bros. Television.
  • Distributor: Warner Bros. Television Distribution.
  • Release Date: 15 March 1982 (US).
  • Running Time: 22-24 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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