Sam Benedict (1962–1963)

TV Series  -   -  Drama
7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 31 users  
Reviews: 3 user

Add a Plot

Creator:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 16 Sep 2011
 
a list of 108 titles
created 11 months ago
 
list image
a list of 422 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Sam Benedict" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Sam Benedict (1962–1963)

Sam Benedict (1962–1963) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Sam Benedict.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1963   1962  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Tall Man (1960–1962)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Fictionalized stories about Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid set in New Mexico in the 1870s.

Stars: Barry Sullivan, Clu Gulager, Mark Tapscott
Lock Up (1959–1961)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Cases taken from the files and case histories of renowned Philadelphia defense attorney Herbert L. Maris.

Stars: Macdonald Carey, John Doucette, Joan Granville
Route 66 (1960–1964)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The adventures of two young drifters across America on Highway Route 66.

Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Glenn Corbett
Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The dramatic relationship between a young medical intern and his surgeon mentor.

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Ken Berry
Cain's Hundred (1961–1962)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A former underworld lawyer goes to work for the Federal Government, determined to bring 100 top criminals to justice.

Stars: Peter Mark Richman, Gavin MacLeod, Ted de Corsia
The Lieutenant (1963–1964)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A marine-corps drama set at Camp Pendleton (near San Diego, California) proving ground for men who pride themselves on being United States Marines. From the lowliest recruit to the ... See full summary »

Stars: Gary Lockwood, Robert Vaughn, Don Penny
A Man Called Shenandoah (1965–1966)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A man shot and left for dead on the trail is found and revived. He has no recollection of his past and, calling himself Shenandoah, roams the West in search of his identity.

Stars: Robert Horton, Christopher Riordan, James Griffith
The Defenders (1961–1965)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A Father-Son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.

Stars: E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Polly Rowles
Bachelor Father (1957–1962)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Never-married attorney Bentley Gregg took on the task (with help from his "houseboy", Peter) of raising his young niece Kelly, after her parents died in an accident. The job was easier when... See full summary »

Stars: John Forsythe, Noreen Corcoran, Sammee Tong
Stoney Burke (1962–1963)
Drama | Sport | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Stoney Burke is a rodeo rider who wants to win the Golden Buckle, the award to the world's champion saddle bronco rider. He didn't win it but he encountered a considerable amount of ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Lord, Warren Oates, Robert Dowdell
The New Breed (1961–1962)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Stars: Leslie Nielsen, John Beradino, John Clarke
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Jed Clamplett and his backwoods family help solve an energy crisis in their own rustic ways for their Beverly Hills neighborhood they still cannot adjust to.

Director: Robert M. Leeds
Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Donna Douglas, Nancy Kulp
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Sam Benedict (28 episodes, 1962-1963)
Richard Rust ...
 Hank Tabor (28 episodes, 1962-1963)
Joan Tompkins ...
 Trudy Wagner (28 episodes, 1962-1963)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

law | character name in title | See All (2) »

Taglines:

Upholding the law with compassion for citizens victimized by injustice.

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 September 1962 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(28 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This courtroom drama series was loosely based on the career of real-life lawyer Jacob W. Ehrlich, who served as technical consultant for the show. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Well! It seems I was in fact the only viewer.
11 January 2002 | by (Lowell, Mich. U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Over the past forty years (!) I have wondered, albeit not a lot, whether I was the only one to watch SAM BENEDICT on any regular basis. As the first commentator in this space, it would appear so.

Maybe it was the San Francisco locale, but probably more the doings of a big shot lawyer which kept my interest. I assure the reader that in 1963 I had no intention as a teen-ager of following the law . . . THAT folly had to wait twenty more years.

O'Brien was probably not the best pick for the lead, although BENEDICT was based loosely on some grandee west coast attorney, but I cannot remember who, and no doubt the stories were mostly fiction. Perhaps O'Brien enjoyed a likeness, hence his getting the role. His waistcoat was always a different colour from his suit, probably the model's trade-mark. In any case, I believe it to be O'Brien's only crack at a series as a regular, and will run him here to check my accuracy.

I recall the stories as interesting, at least to an intellectually curious boy but indifferent student who just wanted to indentify with a wheeler-dealer. The law seemed grand enough. Out of deep thoughts on this failed series, sorry, but since I stand alone it may be an indicium of the essential unworth of SAM BENEDICT.






4 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Role Model cborden9
DVD? stanmajor
Discuss Sam Benedict (1962) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?