Ben and Burman: The Pilot

After losing touch after grade school, childhood best friends Ben and Burman reconnect.  The nomadic Burman convinces Ben to let him move in for “a few days,” while Ben struggles to plan the perfect birthday party for his girlfriend, Katie.  Meanwhile, Ben’s true love, Amanda, decides to move back in with her douchebag ex-boyfriend, and Burman meets his partner in crime, Chilly Willy.   After having his orderly routine uprooted, Ben must ultimately decide to kick the quirky Burman out, or let him stay for good…

Ben and Burman See a Couples Counselor

Burman has quickly ingratiated himself into Ben’s neighborhood and home life.  After non-stop bickering, Chilly Willy suggests Ben and Burman see a couples counselor so they can learn to co-exist.  Meanwhile, Amanda and her boyfriend, “Douchebag Dave,” seek help from the same therapist after their on-again-off-again relationship hits a rough patch.   Each couple follows the same homework assignments and trust exercises, as tension mounts…

Ben and Burman Go On Strike

When Burman gets a job at Ben’s office, he leads the janitorial staff on a full-scale strike for better working conditions.  The mutiny quickly spreads to the whole building, pitting an entire workforce against Ben and his no-nonsense boss, Mr. Gleckman.  When Chilly Willy joins the rebellion, the uprising turns into a massive stand-off that may leave Ben unemployed…

Ben and Burman Date the Same Girl

Ben and Burman independently meet the same beautiful girl, Laura, and trade numbers.  Raising the stakes, the boys each invite her to dinner at the same restaurant.  Ben and Burman enlist the help of Chilly Willy and Amanda in order to woo Laura to each of their sides, beginning an all-out girlfriend competition for the ages…

Ben and Burman Crash a Bar Mitzvah

Jealous of Ben’s new girlfriend, Beth, Burman tries to convince him that she’s secretly a Nazi.  Meanwhile, Amanda new event-planning business organizes Beth’s little brother’s Bar Mitzvah.  Burman and Chilly Willy crash the big event, attempting to unmask Beth’s true ideologies in front of Ben…

Ben and Burman Lower the Rent

After Burman’s mooching habits take a toll on Ben’s wallet, Ben doesn’t have enough money to pay the rent.  Burman begins a romantic fling with Mrs. Bernstein, the boys’  ancient landlord, in hopes of getting Ben a rent discount.  To avoid being evicted, Ben must keep Burman’s obscene multi-generational relationship afloat…

Ben and Burman Become Fathers

When Ben’s new girlfriend, Julie, introduces him to her son, Ben and Burman get stuck babysitting.  Burman quickly realizes that having the kid around is a great way to meet girls, so he and Chilly Willy borrow the toddler for a night of fun…

Ben and Burman Sneak Into a Movie

Burman offers to treat Ben and his new girlfriend to the movies, which turns into a night of scheming to avoid paying full price.  Meanwhile, Douchebag Dave takes Amanda on a movie date to the same theatre, as the couples collide for a night of cheap entertainment…

Ben and Burman Search for Employment

Ben helps Burman get a real job.  After countless failed interviews, Burman ultimately lands a gig catering for Amanda’s event-planning company.  When Burman caters Ben’s office holiday party, things don’t go as planned…

Ben and Burman Start a Neighborhood Watch

After Chilly Willy gets mugged, Burman convinces Ben to begin a neighborhood watch.  On their first patrol, Burman strong-arms Ben into walking the streets dressed like a comic book superhero.  Things get tricky when the boys encounter the neighborhood thief and attempt a citizen’s arrest…

Ben and Burman Go on a Double-Date

When Ben takes his girlfriend to a fancy restaurant for their one-month anniversary, he reluctantly agrees to let Burman tag along with his own date.  Burman’s new “girlfriend” turns out to be an aging homeless woman who’s teaching him the art of street-fighting…

Ben and Burman Have a Family Visit

When Burman’s mom, Phyllis, announces she’s coming to visit, Burman tells Ben he’s been living a lie.  Phyllis has been told that Ben’s house, girlfriend, and job, are all actually Burman’s wonderful life.  When she arrives, Ben is forced into pretending his life belongs to Burman…

Ben and Burman Play Basketball

Chilly Willy and Burman join an intramural basketball team.  After easily winning a game, Burman raises the stakes by betting on Ben’s belongings.  When Douchebag Dave joins Burman’s team, Ben is forced to suit up for the opposing team in hopes of saving his stuff and impressing Amanda…

Ben and Burman Become Gay

When Mr. Gleckman starts laying off people at Ben’s office, Burman’s ability to mooch from Ben’s pay-check is threatened.  Ben fears he’s the next employee to be fired, so Burman tells Mr. Gleckman he and Ben are gay.  Fearful of being labeled a homophobe, Gleckman lets Ben keeps his job, and the boys are forced into living a lie…

Ben and Burman Get a Roommate

When Amanda decides to leave Douchebag Dave and move out, she needs a place to crash for a few days.  Ben immediately offers his couch, moving Burman to his bedroom.  Ben deals with his tortured love for Amanda as Burman puts on the moves heavier than ever…

Ben and Burman Get Stuck in an Elevator

Burman visits Ben at his office for “Take Your Daughter to Work Day.”  After an annoying day, the boys get stuck in the building’s elevator.  Panicking, they consider grim scenarios: Burman decides one of them might have to eat the other to survive.  Meanwhile, Amanda and Chilly Willy grow worried and start searching for the doomed roommates, as things spiral into Lord of the Flies

Ben and Burman Dump a Girl

Ben decides to dump his annoying girlfriend, JoAnne.  Not knowing how to do it, he turns to Burman for help.  Burman opts to give Ben a test run, dressing up as JoAnne and orchestrating a fake, roll-playing “dump dinner.”  Things go sour when Burman gets a little too into it…

Ben and Burman Adopt a Kid

As Ben’s new Asian girlfriend, Cindy, heads over for a romantic dinner, Burman reveals he’s “purchased” a six-year-old Asian boy to serve as Ben’s butler for the evening.  Cindy arrives, while Ben must hide Burman’s little helper to avoid being labeled a racist…

Ben and Burman Hide the Evidence

Burman makes dinner for Ben and his girlfriend, Heather.  When Heather collapses into her plate due to a severe food allergy, the boys think she’s dead.  Burman convinces Ben not to call the police, as they are forced into working together to hide the body.  Things get tricky when Heather starts to wake up, and Amanda discovers what they’re up to…

Ben and Burman Meet Sherman

Ben finally kicks Burman out of the house when the coolest guy from grade-school moves in: Sherman.  Chilly Willy’s grandmother refuses to let Burman stay over, so Burman lives on the streets with his new roommate, Homeless Julie.  Ben begins to love the party lifestyle, but when Amanda starts to fall for Sherman, Ben begins to have a change of heart…