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"Benson Be Gone" is the eleventh episode of Season Two (and the twenty-third episode overall) of Regular Show. It first aired on February 28, 2011.


Benson gets demoted to park worker, and starts slacking off with Mordecai and Rigby. Meanwhile, Susan takes Benson's place as manager, slowly transforming the park workers into clones of her.


Benson is meeting with Mr. Maellard, who is holding Benson accountable for Mordecai and Rigby’s recent shenanigans around The Park including snacks disappearing from the snack bar, the holes in the walls and $500 worth of prank phone calls. Just then, Mordecai and Rigby accidentally drive Mr. Maellard’s limo into the 3rd story of his house. The next day, Mr. Maellard introduces them to Susan, who is taking Benson’s place as park manager, as he is being demoted into working with Mordecai and Rigby. Mordecai and Rigby try to teach Benson to enjoy having the ability to slack off, and at first, Benson doesn’t enjoy it but adjusts to it and begins doing slacking activities with them. Eventually, Benson becomes a full-time slacker, unlike Mordecai and Rigby but when Susan comes to them, Mordecai and Rigby try to cover themselves where as Benson has developed a worse case of slacking and refuses to work, getting Susan to fire him. Susan then becomes power-hungry, and makes Mordecai, Rigby, Skips, Pops, Muscle Man, and Hi Five Ghost work relentlessly. In one instance, when Mordecai turns toward Rigby, he has a hairdo like Susan's.

Meanwhile, Benson then meets Leon, who is homeless and used to be the park manager but became (as Leon calls it) a full-time slacker and quit his job (then Benson took over). After seeing what life can be for a slacker, Benson returns to his old personality and runs to the park to get his job back. He is, however, shocked to find Mordecai and Rigby transformed into clones of Susan which explains Mordecai had that hairdo like Susan's. , due to her enforcement, with almost her full appearance and personality. Afterwards, Susan arrives and tells Benson to get out but Benson convinces Susan that she can't turn people into her and that's not how a person should manage a park. Susan asks him, "What do you know about running a park?" and instead of answering her, Benson tells Mordecai and Rigby to slack off by playing video games. The two of them say they are supposed to clean, but Benson tells them to play or they're fired so Mordecai and Rigby start playing video games, putting up their legs on the table and eating pizza, turning them back to normal. Susan tells Mordecai and Rigby to get back to work, but Benson says not to listen to her. It is then revealed that Susan's influence has corrupted Pops, Skips, Muscle Man, and Hi Five Ghost, turning them into Susan clones, but still with their facial appearances. Pops tells them to clean up the mess, but Benson tells them to clean it up, turning them back to their old selves a little bit and to save them, Benson tells everyone to slack off, and they all revert to their old selves by doing so.

This drives Susan off the edge and she goes into the ground to return as a giant, who decides to kill everyone with a tall jail building when they still refuse to work. She picks up Mr. Maellard when he tells her she is disobeying orders and Benson tells him to give him his car keys. He does and Benson drives Mr. Maellard's limo straight towards Susan; however, Leon gets in and pushes Benson out of the car. He then drives it towards Susan, knocking out both of the heels on Susan's shoes, causing her to lose balance fall back to the ground, never to return. Leon sacrifices his own life in the process. Benson gets his old job back as park manager and tells Mordecai and Rigby to clean up the mess Susan made or they will be fired; but, they leave to play video games, and despite watching them, Benson gives them a break, glad to have his job back.


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Episode Connections[]

Pop Culture References[]

  • The scene where Susan rotates her head and flies out of the house window is similar to a scene from "2 in the AM PM," the animated pilot short made by J.G. Quintel before he started production on Regular Show.
  • The Giant Susan attacking the park is a similar reference to the giant Barbra Streisand attacking the citizens of South Park in the South Park episode Mecha Streisand.
  • The rock instrumental played during the break scene is similar to "More Than a Feeling" by the band Boston.

Production Notes[]

  • This episode received 1.868 million views worldwide.


  • It is never explained how Mordecai actually managed to drive Maellard's limo into Benson's upper-story office.
  • Mordecai's excuse for driving Mr. Maellard's limo into the park house is that his ability to drive stick-shift is rusty. When Benson is driving the same vehicle later in the episode, we can see that the limo is actually an automatic.
  • In some scene, Susan's suit is brown instead of gray.
  • When Susan transforms into a giant, she is seen crushing a golf cart, but at the end of the episode Benson is seen driving it.
  • When Mordecai, Rigby and Benson are cleaning Mr. Maellard's car, there isn't a pole, but in the next scene there is a pole.
  • When Benson, Mordecai and Rigby put their feet up, the content of the pizza in the pizza box change. They return back to normal when the scene cuts to the OG shot /perspective of Mordecai, Rigby and Benson in the living room.

Alternate Versions[]


  • Suckers from "Sayonara Suckers" was removed.
  • "What the?" was changed to "What?".