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Yes Minister

Satirical sitcom set in the office of a UK Cabinet minister, Jim Hacker MP, who struggles with Civil Service bureaucracy and political machinations as he tries to get on with government business.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC Two (1980 - 1984)
Schedule: Thursdays at 21:00 (30 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Comedy
Episodes ordered: 7 episodes

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Previous Episode

Party Games

Episode S03 Special; Dec 27, 1984

Humphrey is told he will succeed Sir Arnold Robinson as Cabinet Secretary. When the PM announces his resignation, Jim decides to run for the top job.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
S03 Special: Party GamesDec 27, 1984
3x07: The Middle-Class Rip-OffDec 23, 1982
3x06: The Whiskey PriestDec 16, 1982
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Recent discussions

DGMacLean posted 3 years ago

Some lists show this as episode 3.8 but it aired two years after 3.7 and just before the "Yes, Prime Minister" series started. On at least one "Yes Prime Minister" DVD set it is included at the beginning of the first disc, but with a "Yes Minister" title in the opening.

Extra Details

Also known as:
  • 是,大臣 (China China)
  • Μάλιστα κ. Υπουργέ (Greece Greece)
  • Igenis, miniszter úr! (Hungary Hungary)
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