Yes, Prime Minister
Series 2

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8 episodes in this series

Episode 1 Man Overboard
When Jim decides to implement a new plan to reduce unemployment in the North, Sir Humphrey decides that desperate cases call for desperate measures
Episode 2 Official Secrets
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…
Episode 3 A Diplomatic Incident
In order to polish his public image, Jim wants the French to sign the Channel Tunnel agreement. However, the situation becomes sticky when they want to impose all kinds of…
Episode 4 A Conflict of Interest
A major City crisis seems set to rock the Government. With the Party Conference upcoming, it is time for firm action by a decisive Prime Minister. Sir Humphrey could not…
Episode 5 Power to the People
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
Episode 6 The Patron of the Arts
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…
Episode 7 National Education
Under pressure to improve standards of education, Jim devises a plan which presents Sir Humphrey - as Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service - with a conflict of…
Episode 8 The Tangled Web
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,…

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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.
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Episode 1 of Yes, Prime Minister
When Jim decides to implement a new plan to reduce unemployment in the North, Sir Humphrey decides that desperate cases call for desperate measures
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Episode 7 of Yes, Prime Minister
Under pressure to improve 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.
A Conflict of Interest
Episode 4 of Yes, Prime Minister
A major City crisis seems set to rock the Government. With the Party Conference upcoming, it is time for firm action by a decisive Prime Minister. Sir Humphrey could not disagree more.
One of Us
Episode 8 of Yes, Prime Minister
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?
Official Secrets
Episode 2 of Yes, Prime Minister
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.
The Grand Design
Episode 1 of Yes, Prime Minister
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
A Victory for Democracy
Episode 6 of Yes, Prime Minister
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.
The Patron of the Arts
Episode 6 of Yes, Prime Minister
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.
The Key
Episode 4 of Yes, Prime Minister
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.