The inner workings of the governor's mansion of an unnamed Southern state.
- Benson was the butler who managed to rise to Lt. Governor.
- Eugene Gatling was the somewhat hapless governor.
- Katie Gatling was the governor's daughter and adopted by the whole household.
- Miss Kraus was the sharp-tongued executive housemaid who had a love-hate relationship with Benson.
- Clayton Endicott III was the self-absorbed advisor to the governor.
- Denise Stevens (Downey) was the governor's secretary.
- Pete Downey was the chauffeur who eventually married Denise.
Cast & Crew List
Benson (1979-1986) IMDB Listing
... Lt. Governor Benson DuBois
... Governor Eugene Xavier Gatling
... Katie Olivia Gatling
... Miss Gretchen Wilomena Kraus
... Clayton Endicott III
... Denise Stevens Downey
... Pete Downey
Benson, the butler, actually was the only one in the household that has it together and ended up helping solve everyone else's problems even Kraus'. Standard sitcom that succeeded in creating some memorable supporting characters in Clayton and Kraus.
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