Friends With Benefits
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Friends With Benefits
First Aired: August 5th, 2011
Status: Ended
Genre: Comedy
Air Time: Friday, 08:00 PM
Network: NBC
Summary: Ben and Sara are best friends who turn to each other for moral and physical support as they each search for the perfect mate. Ben and Sarah's friends are consumed by their own dating trials and tribulations.
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# of Episodes: 13
# of Episodes I watched: 0
# of Episodes I haven't watched: 13
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Season 1
Pilot
Episode 1: Pilot
Air Date: August 5th, 2011, 08:00 PM
Summary: When Ben is confronted with needing a date to his sister's wedding, Sarah begins to worry that their arrangement is becoming too serious. Their friend Aaron Greenway, a successful tech genius, is not quite sure what to make of Ben and Sara's complicated friendship, but he, along with the smooth ladykiller Julian "Fitz" Fitzgerald and the gorgeous, free-spirited Riley Elliott, are all distracted with their own dating trials and tribulations.
The Benefit of the Mute Button
Episode 2: The Benefit of the Mute Button
Air Date: August 5th, 2011, 08:00 PM
Summary: Ben and Sarah choose to bring their physical relationship to a halt when Sarah 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.
The Benefit of the Unspoken Dynamic
Episode 3: The Benefit of the Unspoken Dynamic
Air Date: August 12nd, 2011, 08:00 PM
Summary: 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, Sarah tries to befriend Riley and her wild lifestyle by hesitantly attending a party that makes her question her conservative ways.
The Benefit of Forgetting
Episode 4: The Benefit of Forgetting
Air Date: August 12nd, 2011, 08:00 PM
Summary: 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.
The Benefit of the Right Track
Episode 5: The Benefit of the Right Track
Air Date: August 19th, 2011, 08:00 PM
Summary: Sarah 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.
The Benefit of Keeping Your Ego in Check
Episode 6: The Benefit of Keeping Your Ego in Check
Air Date: August 19th, 2011, 08:00 PM
Summary: In an attempt to avoid a date with a nerdy co-worker, Sarah 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. Elsewhere, Fitz thinks he's in the clear to spend one last night partying before becoming monogamous, but when he finds out his girlfriend feels differently, he must scramble to cover up incriminating photos from his wild night.
The Benefit of Mardi Gras
Episode 7: The Benefit of Mardi Gras
Air Date: August 26th, 2011, 08:00 PM
Summary: After fighting with her sister, Sara wants to skip a trip to visit her family; Aaron gets drunk and loses his friends.
The Benefit of Mentors
Episode 8: The Benefit of Mentors
Air Date: August 26th, 2011, 08:00 PM
Summary: Aaron learns a girl he mentored in junior high has become a porn star; a doctor bribes Sara for help impressing Riley; Fitz and Ben visit a friend at the hospital.
The Benefit of Being Shallow
Episode 9: The Benefit of Being Shallow
Air Date: September 2nd, 2011, 08:00 PM
Summary: Sara misses compliments about her appearance when she starts dating a blind man; Ben dates a girl with an affinity for large hats; Aaron spends time with an older woman
The Benefit of Avoiding the Mindbanger
Episode 10: The Benefit of Avoiding the Mindbanger
Air Date: September 2nd, 2011, 08:00 PM
Summary: Sara and Ben start losing themselves when they fall back into relationships with their exes; Riley is surprised by Aaron's efforts to impress a woman with his money.
The Benefit of Putting in the Work
Episode 11: The Benefit of Putting in the Work
Air Date: September 9th, 2011, 08:00 PM
Summary: Ben asks Aaron to invest in a new business venture; Sarah encounters some obstacles while dating a cute journalist; Riley tries to help Fitz become Chicago's number one bachelor.
The Benefit of Friends
Episode 12: The Benefit of Friends
Air Date: September 9th, 2011, 08:00 PM
Summary: Ben realizes he misses the relationship he had with Sarah; Sarah lies to her boyfriend; Riley falls for a guy she just met.
The Benefit of Full Disclosure
Episode 13: The Benefit of Full Disclosure
Air Date: September 16th, 2011, 08:00 PM
Summary: 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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