True to the law that says people rise to the level of their incompetence, James Hacker MP, Minister for Administrative Affairs, has ascended to the highest political office in the land. Fortunately for the country, however, his scheming adversary Sir Humphrey Appleby -- now Cabinet Secretary -- is more than willing to help him steer the unsteady ship of state through the perilous waters of government.
A Victory for Democracy Episode # 106
Called upon to take action to prevent a Commonwealth country from being taken over by Marxists, Jim has his first clash as Prime Minister with the Foreign Office.
Saturday, April 06, 2013 Length : 30 min MPT
The Bishops Gambit Episode # 107
One of the PM's duties is to recommend the appointment of bishops to the Queen. Given a choice of two presented by the Church, Jim prefers neither. Sir Humphrey has his own reasons for wanting a third.
Saturday, April 20, 2013 Length : 30 min MPT
One of Us Episode # 108
As Jim slides down the popularity polls, Sir Humphrey finds himself at the center of a spy scandal. Can the hapless PM and the Machiavellian Mandarin save themselves from public disgrace?
Saturday, April 27, 2013 Length : 29 min MPT
Man Overboard Episode # 109
When Jim decides to implement a new plan to reduce unemployment in the North, Sir Humphrey decides that desperate cases call for desperate measures.
Saturday, May 25, 2013 Length : 30 min MPT
The Grand Design Episode # 101
As Prime Minister, Jim's finger is now on the nuclear button. Confused under some tough questioning, he comes up with a surprising Grand Design for defense
Tuesday, June 04, 2013 Length : 29 min MPT
The Ministerial Broadcast Episode # 102
As Jim is coached and groomed for a television discussion of his new defense policy, Sir Humphrey is more concerned with what he says than in how he says it.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Length : 29 min MPT
The Smoke Screen Episode # 103
When Jim decides to champion his Health Minister's plan to abolish smoking through excessive taxation, a horrified Sir Humphrey calls in the tobacco lobby to prevent the move.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Length : 29 min MPT
The Key Episode # 104
Sir Humphrey tries to maneuver Jim's political adviser out of her office. Territorial battle ensues and, caught in the cross fire, Bernard considers opposing Sir Humphrey for once in his career.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 Length : 29 min MPT
Official Secrets Episode # 110
The former Prime Minister is writing his memoirs - which have to be submitted for security clearance. It seems as though one chapter in the book will portray Jim in very bad light.