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Friends With Benefits: The Benefit of Putting in the Work

Ben decides to go into business for himself and asks Aaron to back him. Sarah's new guy proves to be a challenge romantically due to his medical condition. Fitz is determined to improve his standing on Chicago's most doable bachelor list and enlists Riley to help him.

Episode Info
Episode number: 1x11
Production Number: 1ASP11
Airdate: Friday September 09th, 2011

Director: Eyal Gordin
Writer: Daley Haggar

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) Oct 30, 2012

Guest Stars
Patrick HeusingerPatrick Heusinger
As Austin

Co-Guest Stars
Deb HiettDeb Hiett
As Female Interviewer
Abby WathenAbby Wathen
As Clementine
Eric Davis (3)Eric Davis (3)
As Police Officer
Main Cast
Ryan HansenRyan Hansen
As Ben Lewis
Danneel HarrisDanneel Harris
As Sara Maxwell
Zach CreggerZach Cregger
As Aaron Greenway
Andre HollandAndre Holland
As Julian 'Fitz' Fitzgerald
Jessica LucasJessica Lucas
As Riley Elliott


The scene opens with Aaron and Ben playing Virtual Bowling. Ben tells that he didn’t get another job again. He says that he needs to start his own business. Ben says that he wants to open his own real store. He says that he is always coming up with stuff. However, none of them pan out. Aaron says that he is not going to invest until he comes up with a great idea. Ben says that is not going to be hard because he is good at coming up with good ideas. He bowls, but the ball comes out of his hand and smashes Aaron’s plasma television. Later, Ben is trying to come up with good ideas and Sara talks about her new guy that she is dating, Austin. Ben has her try his Macaroni and Cheese. She says that it is good. Ben mentions sex and she says that she is not going to give him sex for the Macaroni and Cheese. He asks if she has had sex with Austin. She says that things are getting serious with them and says that they haven’t had sex yet and Ben tells that she needs to seal the deal tonight. She tells that she is wearing ugly underwear and Ben says for her to go without it. ..

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