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Sergeant Benton (Character)
from "Doctor Who" (1963)

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"Doctor Who: The Three Doctors: Episode Two (#10.2)" (1973)
Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart: Now, there's just two things I want from you, Doctor: an effective way of controlling that stuff and the safe return of Miss Grant.
Sergeant Benton: Well, what about OUR Doctor, sir? Don't you want HIM back?
Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart: None of that nonsense, Benton. I've GOT him back. As long as he does the job, he can wear what face he likes.
Dr. Who: Well, I'll do my best, but I can't make any promises.
Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart: Well, in that case, you better consult with those all-powerful superiors of yours for THEIR advice.
Dr. Who: Oh, I don't think THAT would do any good. At the moment, they're FAR from being all-powerful. That's why it's been left up to me and me and me.

Sergeant Benton: Well, what are we gonna do now?
Dr. Who: Keep it confused. Feed it with useless information. I wonder if I have a television set handy?

Dr. Who: Here you are, Sergeant. You'll need this. Now, if it gives the slightest trouble, a little dose of that will settle it.
Sergeant Benton: Yes, but say that doesn't work, Doctor.

"Doctor Who: The Time Monster: Episode Six (#9.26)" (1972)
[last lines]
[the Brigadier bursts into the TOMTIT lab, weapon drawn, with two UNIT soldiers behind him]
Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart: Right, stand quite still, everyone!
Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart: [pauses, assessing the room] Uh... where's the Master?
The Doctor: A very good question, Brigadier.
Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart: Doctor. Glad to see you're back. Miss Grant, what on earth are you doing in that extraordinary get-up? And where, for heaven's sake, is Sergeant Benton?
Stuart Hyde: [grabbing Dr. Ruth Ingram's arm] The baby! We forgot the baby!
[Stuart and Ruth look over the defunct TOMTIT device. Sgt. Benton rises from behind, nude, having burst out of his infant form's diaper]
Sergeant Benton: [shyly] Would somebody please mind telling me exactly what's happening around here?
The Doctor, Dr. Ruth Ingram, Jo Grant: [laughing]

"Doctor Who: Day of the Daleks: Episode One (#9.1)" (1972)
[Jo brings the hungry Sergeant Benton some food]
Sergeant Benton: Ah, you've saved my life.
Captain Yates: [offscreen] Sergeant Benton!
Sergeant Benton: [jumping to attention] Sir!
[to himself]
Sergeant Benton: Oh, no.
Captain Yates: [entering] Just what do you think you're up to, Benton?
Sergeant Benton: Uh, I was just checking, sir.
Captain Yates: Yes, well I want you to go and check on number 3 patrol. Move, Sergeant Benton.
Sergeant Benton: Sir.
[he leaves]
Captain Yates: Jo, how thoughtful.
[he helps himself to the cheese and wine that Benton didn't even get to touch]
Jo Grant: That wasn't very kind of you.
Captain Yates: RHIP, Jo.
Jo Grant: Pardon?
Captain Yates: Rank Has Its Privileges.

"Doctor Who: The Three Doctors: Episode One (#10.1)" (1972)
The Doctor: [having fled into the TARDIS] Well, Sergeant, aren't you gonna say that it's bigger on the inside than it is on the outside? Everybody else does.
Benton: [standing amazed] It's pretty obvious, isn't it?

"Doctor Who: Robot: Part One (#12.1)" (1974)
[first lines]
[after brief recap of the previous episode's regeneration scene]
Brigadier: [dials operator on telephone] Get me the medical officer.
[the Doctor mumbles something]
Brigadier: Lieutenant Sullivan, emergency. Come to the lab at once, please.
The Doctor: ...human history.
Brigadier: What's he talking about?
Sarah Jane Smith: It's something that happened when we first met.
The Doctor: [sits up rapidly] I tell you, Brigadier, there's nothing to worry about. The brontosaurus is large and placid.
[the Doctor collapses again. Harry Sullivan enters]
Harry: This is the patient, sir?
The Doctor: And stupid.
The Doctor: [sits up again, clutching Sarah] The square on the hypotenuse equals the sum of the square on the other two sides. Why is a mouse when it spins? Never did know the answer to that one.
Sergeant Benton: [entering] Excuse me, sir. The daily reports.
Harry: Take him to the sick bay, I'll make a proper examination there.
Sergeant Benton: What's happening, sir? Who's...
Brigadier: That, Mr. Benton, is the Doctor.
Sergeant Benton: You mean he's done it again? He's changed?
Brigadier: Apparently. Saw it happen this time. Lieutenant Sullivan?
Harry: Yes, sir?
Brigadier: I'm placing the Doctor in your personal charge. He is to have your full attention.
Harry: Right-o, sir.

"Doctor Who: The Three Doctors: Episode Three (#10.3)" (1973)
Sergeant Benton: Doctor, look!
Dr. Who: Oh, my giddy aunt!