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Adm. Thomas 'Tug' Benson (Character)
from Hot Shots! (1991)

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Hot Shots! -- Recruited to join a top-secret mission for the Air Force, a renegade pilot (Sheen) finds himself coping with an incompetent admiral (Bridges) and a carefully-selected squadron of flyers who are either inept or half-blind. He also winds up in competition with the corps' model of military perfection (Elwes) for the heart of the base's sultry psychiatrist (Golino).
Hot Shots! -- Trailer for Hot Shots!
Hot Shots! -- Parody of "Top Gun" in which a talented but unstable fighter pilot must overcome the ghosts of his father and save a mission sabotaged by greedy weapons manufacturers.

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Tug Benson


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  1. Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993) Played by Lloyd Bridges (as Tug Benson)
  2. Hot Shots! (1991) Played by Lloyd Bridges
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  1. Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years (2000) (TV) Played by Lloyd Bridges

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From Hot Shots! (1991)
Admiral Benson: Oh, by the way I would like to thank you for having us over for dinner the other night. Cheryl and I thought the stroganoff was marvelous.
Lt. Commander Block: But sir, we didn't have dinner the other night.
Admiral Benson: Really? Then where the hell was I? And who's this Cheryl? Bah! Doesn't matter.
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