Yes, Prime Minister

  • 1986
  • 1 Season
  • TV-PG

Delightful British satire in which incompetent Jim Hacker becomes prime minister, and is manipulated by the scheming Sir Humphrey Appleby. Starring Nigel Hawthorne (Oscar-nominated for the title role in `The Madness of King George') and Paul Eddington, it was a favorite of Margaret Thatcher, and found Hacker in all kinds of bizarre predicaments, includi (more…)

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Yes, Prime Minister Season 1
James Hacker MP has risen to the highest political office in the land. Fortunately for the country, his scheming adversary Sir Humphrey Appleby is wil (more…)
Yes, Prime Minister Season 2
The Prime Minister is still guided by his Machiavellian mentor in Season Two of this award-winning comedy. After learning that James misled Parliament (more…)

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The Tangled Web Season 2, Episode 8 Jan 28, 1988 $1.99

If the PM gives false information to Parliament, should the Cabinet Secretary support him, or should he tell all? As Sir Humphrey ponders the ethics, he finds that he, too, has something to hide.

The National Education Service Season 2, Episode 7 Jan 21, 1988 $1.99

Under pressure to improve the standards of education, Jim devises a plan which presents Sir Humphrey as Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service, with a conflict of interest.

The Patron of the Arts Season 2, Episode 6 Jan 14, 1988 $1.99

A drastic cut in the Arts Council Grant is due to be announced on the morning of the British Theatre Awards dinner. Jim needs Sir Humphrey's help to avoid a hostile reception, but Sir Humphrey is a patron of the arts.

Power to the People Season 2, Episode 5 Jan 7, 1988 $1.99

When Sir Humphrey locks horns with the formidable Agnes Moorhouse, leader of a London Council, he finds her a tougher opponent than any of his gentlemanly adversaries in Whitehall.

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  • Premiered: January 9, 1986
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Delightful British satire in which incompetent Jim Hacker becomes prime minister, and is manipulated by the scheming Sir Humphrey Appleby. Starring Nigel Hawthorne (Oscar-nominated for the title role in `The Madness of King George') and Paul Eddington, it… (more)

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