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Ben and Kate

Published: Sat 05 Jan 2013

 

Ben and Kate follows a pair of odd-couple siblings and their friends as they push each other out of their comfort zones and into real life. 
 
Kate Fox (Dakota Johnson) followed the rules all her life... until she got pregnant in college and dropped out just shy of graduation. After the birth of her daughter, Maddie (Maggie Elizabeth Jones), Kate put her 20s on hold.
 
Now working as a bar manager to make ends meet and maximise her time with Maddie, she’s uber-prepared for every possible catastrophe – except for the arrival of her older brother, Ben Fox (Nat Faxon).
 
Ben likes trouble a lot more than his sister does. His infectious energy makes everyone want to follow him into any number of bad ideas. Where Kate is all about planning and preparing, Ben is big on spontaneity and out-of-the-box ideas.
 
For the first time in their lives, Kate needs Ben’s help, and he’s determined to bring some much-needed chaos into her stable world. 
 
Episode three:
 
Ben and Kate discover an unopened envelope from 15 years ago that contains the yearly scavenger hunt their dad used to organize for them when they were kids. 
 
The find prompts them to complete the unfinished hunt, but raises old issues of sibling rivalry. Meanwhile, the scavenger hunt takes an unexpected detour for Kate when BJ enlists her to help get belongings back from an old fling.