|Created by||E. Jack Neuman|
|Written by||Joseph Calvelli|
E. Jack Neuman
|Directed by||Abner Biberman|
|Theme music composer||Nelson Riddle|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||28|
|Running time||45–48 minutes|
|Distributor||Warner Bros. Television Distribution|
|Original release||September 15, 1962 -|
March 30, 1963
The series starred Edmond O'Brien as flamboyant San Francisco attorney Sam Benedict. Richard Rust portrayed his 24-year-old associate, Henry "Hank" Tabor. Joan Tompkins co-starred in all episodes as Trudy Wagner. Most episodes followed two story lines: first Benedict's case and then Tabor's.
In the 1962-1963 season, Sam Benedict was replaced at the 7:30 Eastern time slot on Saturdays by another MGM series about a trainee and his mentor: The Lieutenant starring Gary Lockwood and Robert Vaughn,. Rebroadcasts of the series continued from April to September 7, 1963.
On November 22, 2016, Warner Bros. released Sam Benedict - The Complete Series on DVD via their Warner Archive Collection. This is a manufacture-on-demand (MOD) release, available through Warner's online store and Amazon.com.