Yes Minister Series 1

Series 1

Yes Minister Series 1

First Air Date: February 25, 1980

First Aired on    :   1980
Episodes    :   7 episodes



Episodes

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1x07 Jobs for the Boys (April 07, 1980)


Jim goes on radio to support the Solihull project a Government, union and private enterprise building scheme, that he has inherited from the last administration, but unknown to him the project is close to bankruptcy, Sir Humphrey hopes to save the deal by offering a quango to the director of the bank involved


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1x06 The Right to Know (March 31, 1980)


Jim faces rebellion at home and in the office over the removal of protected status from a badger habitat, while he tries to circumvent Sir Humphrey’s efforts to keep him ignorant of things.


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1x05 The Writing on the Wall (March 24, 1980)


A rumour starts that Jim’s department is about to be axed. So with help from Sir Humphrey, they try and defeat the Prime Minister’s plans.


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1x04 Big Brother (March 17, 1980)


When the Government is planning to introduce a national database, Jim wants to bring in safe guards, but Sir Humphrey stalls until with some help from the opposition, Jim gets his way.


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1x03 The Economy Drive (March 10, 1980)


Jim Hacker is determined to reduce the Civil Service, but he is frustrated by Sir Humphrey, and the only numbers he can alter are the numbers of tea ladies.


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1x02 The Official Visit (March 03, 1980)


When the leader of an African country is killed in a coup, his successor, who is an old friend of Jim’s, comes in his place. They negotiate a £50 million deal to help buy oil exploration equipment.


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1x01 Open Government (February 25, 1980)


Jim Hacker retains his seat in the election and is given a cabinet post in the new government He meets the permanent secretary for his department Sir Humphrey Appleby but Jim decides to change the way things are done in the civil service so Sir Humphrey sets out to stop him




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