Private Benjamin (1982): S03E01 – Astro-Chimp


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 03, Episode 01

An astro-chimpanzee is brought to the base, and Judy learns the next stop for the chimpanzee is an experimental lab. Judy attempts to save the chimpanzee’s life, but almost finds herself court-martialled.

Private Benjamin Series

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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: 27 September 1982 (US).
  • Running Time: 22-24 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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