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Friends With Benefits

Season 1
 (2)
6.5201115
From Oscar and Emmy winner Brian Grazer, Friends with Benefits is a half-hour comedy revolving around a group of twenty-something singles as they navigate the difficult, sometimes rewarding yet often confusing, world of dating.
Starring
Ryan HansenDanneel AcklesJessica Lucas
Genres
ComedyRomance
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio Languages
English
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  1. 1. Pilot
    August 5 2011
    22min
    15
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    This half-hour comedy follows a group of twenty-something singles as they navigate the difficult, sometimes rewarding yet often confusing, world of dating.
  2. 2. The Benefit of the Mute Button
    August 5 2011
    21min
    15
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Ben and Sara choose to bring their physical relationship to a halt when Sara begins dating a co-worker who she thinks might be boyfriend material. Elsewhere, Aaron takes his relationship with Riley more seriously than she does and shows up to meet her for what he believes to be a dinner date, but quickly realizes things aren't what they seem.
  3. 3. The Benefit of the Unspoken Dynamic
    August 12 2011
    21min
    15
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    When Aaron becomes depressed over an ex-girlfriend getting engaged, Ben and Fitz decide to take him out for a night on the town, only to end up arguing over a girl. Meanwhile, Sara tries to befriend Riley and her wild lifestyle by hesitantly attending a party that makes her question her conservative ways.
  4. 4. The Benefit of Forgetting
    August 12 2011
    21min
    15
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Ben runs into an ex and reaps the benefits of her short-term memory loss. Meanwhile, Fitz fears his lesbian mother is lonely and tries to find her a girlfriend, but is surprised to find that she is already in a relationship. Elsewhere, Riley dates a man with a breast-feeding fetish. Dave Foley guest stars.
  5. 5. The Benefit of the Right Track
    August 19 2011
    21min
    15
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Sara struggles to get off the "Booty Call Track" and onto the "Relationship Track" with paramedic Evan, while Ben works toward the opposite with a girl he met over the weekend. Back at the loft, Fitz, humiliated by Aaron's extravagant gift on their "Roommate-aversary," tries to take Aaron on a fun, low-cost night out. Ryan McPartland guest stars.
  6. 6. The Benefit of Keeping Your Ego in Check
    August 19 2011
    20min
    15
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    In an attempt to avoid a date with a nerdy co-worker, Sara asks Aaron to bid on her at a charity bachelorette auction. Meanwhile, Ben accidentally uses a suggestive phrase with a co-worker getting himself accused of sexual harassment.
  7. 7. The Benefit of Mardi Gras
    August 26 2011
    21min
    15
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    After an argument with her sister over a family heirloom, Sara is reluctant to visit her family in Louisiana for her sister's baby shower, but her friends convince her that they will help her through the weekend. Meanwhile, after one too many drinks at Mardi Gras, Aaron unknowingly gets separated from his group and gets the courage to do things he normally wouldn't do.
  8. 8. The Benefit of Mentors
    August 26 2011
    21min
    15
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Aaron discovers that a girl he mentored in junior high has become a successful porn star and feels he influenced her poorly. Back at the hospital, a doctor Sara admires falls for Riley and bribes Sara with great responsibilities at work in exchange for help impressing Riley.
  9. 9. The Benefit of Being Shallow
    September 2 2011
    21min
    15
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    While dating a man who is blind, Sarah finds herself constantly craving compliments about her attractiveness. Meanwhile, the new girl Ben is dating always wears a very large brimmed hat causing him to panic. Elsewhere, Aaron dates an older woman who is only interested in his body, while Fitz makes a real connection with her daughter.
  10. 10. The Benefit of Avoiding the Mindbanger
    September 2 2011
    21min
    15
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    When Sarah accidentally gets involved with her ex-boyfriend Joe, she begins losing a sense of who she really is. Ben tries to help and stages an intervention only to end up doing the same thing with his ex-girlfriend. Elsewhere, Fitz attempts to keep Sarah and Ben sane, while Riley is shocked by Aaron's actions when he tries to impress a woman with his money.
  11. 11. The Benefit of Putting in the Work
    September 9 2011
    21min
    15
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Ben asks Aaron to invest in a macaroni & cheese food truck idea but Ben's business proves to be a problematic investment. Elsewhere, Sarah dates a cute journalist on antidepressants, which makes physical contact very challenging. Riley helps Fitz become number one on Chicago's most doable bachelor list after researching the current number one bachelor.
  12. 12. The Benefit of Friends
    September 9 2011
    21min
    15
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Ben finds that he is in a slump in life and misses the relationship he once had with Sarah. When Sarah's boyfriend questions her history with Ben, she reluctantly lies to him, only to make matters worse. Meanwhile, while playing a drinking game, Riley meets a man and quickly falls in love, but her joy turn to sadness when she learns he might be dying.
  13. 13. The Benefit of Full Disclosure
    September 16 2011
    21min
    15
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Ben and Sarah go on their first double date together with another set of friends who show fluctuating interest in them. Elsewhere, Riley's new boyfriend introduces the concept of "full disclosure," and a reluctant Aaron mediates a "truth off" between Riley and Fitz to see who is better at handling brutal honesty.

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Directors
David Dobkin
Supporting actors
Zach CreggerAndre Holland
Season year
2011
Network
Twentieth Century Fox
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Format
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Redstar69Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 17 April 2016
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Brilliant show, very funny. Wish it has lasted longer than one season. Also danneel ackles is just perfection!
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Rachel RobertsReviewed in the United Kingdom on 01 July 2017
5.0 out of 5 stars
Fabulous
This is definitely a 10 out of 5.
Absolutely loved it. They should make another 10 seasons!!! I literally binge watches it within a day and a half!
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