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      Season 1 – Yes, Minister

      1980 Comedy List
      Reviews 94% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score Comedy series about an apparently clueless British government minister and advisers surrounding him. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Mar 09 Buy Now

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      Cast & Crew


      Episode 1 Aired Feb 25, 1980 Open Government The Newly appointed Minister for Administrative Affairs James Hacker finds his subordinates opposed to his government reforms. Details Episode 2 Aired Mar 3, 1980 The Official Visit Jim Hacker's scheme to reap political benefits from a visit by an African dignitary backfires. Details Episode 3 Aired Mar 10, 1980 The Economy Drive Sir Humphrey Appleby (Nigel Hawthorne) tries to prevent his boss from enacting civil service reforms. Details Episode 4 Aired Mar 17, 1980 Big Brother Hacker and Appleby clash over the right to privacy and a proposed computer file containing information on British subjects. Details Episode 5 Aired Mar 24, 1980 Writing on the Wall When Jim and Sir Humphrey discover that civil service cutbacks threaten their jobs, they work together -- for once. Details Episode 6 Aired Mar 31, 1980 The Right to Know Appleby tries to keep Hacker from finding out his daughter protested against one of his own policies. Details Episode 7 Aired Apr 7, 1980 Jobs for the Boys The Minister is puzzled by Sir Humphrey's evasiveness over a departmental construction project in the Midlands. Details

      Audience Ratings

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      Anthony T The greatest show ever made. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 06/04/23 Full Review alan h Clever, Funny and so well acted you forget it's not real politicians Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/29/23 Full Review Audience Member Brilliant. Why can't we have TV like this these days? Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member Government ✌️ service✌️ is universally same, regardless which era or country you're at. Bravo 👏 Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member Simply the greatest show ever created, watch it and truly understand how UK politics works. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Post a review

      Season Info

      Sydney Lotterby, Stuart Allen
      Antony Jay, Jonathan Lynn
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Release Date
      Feb 25, 1980