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(1986–1987)

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Season 2

26 Nov. 1987
Man Overboard
The Employment Secretary wants to move army regiments to north England to save money, so Sir Humphrey leads P.M. Hacker to believe the Employment Secretary is after the P.M.'s job.
 
10 Dec. 1987
Official Secrets
P.M. Hacker wants to prevent publication of the unflattering memoirs of the previous P.M. as an official secret, and a furor erupts in the press when his actions are leaked by the press.
 
17 Dec. 1987
A Diplomatic Incident
When the French hold out for primacy over a sub-Channel tunnel, P.M. Hacker uses the info that they planted a bomb in their own embassy to obtain more favorable terms.
 
31 Dec. 1987
A Conflict of Interest
P.M. Hacker, pressured by rumors of wrongdoing in the City, is tricked by Sir Humphrey into appointing a less-than-honest man as the new Governor of the Bank of England.
 
7 Jan. 1988
Power to the People
A local councilwoman is throwing her weight around, but P.M. Hacker's plan to make local government truly responsive to its constituency motivates her to cooperate with Sir Humphrey's opposition.
 
14 Jan. 1988
The Patron of the Arts
P.M. Hacker is scheduled to speak at a broadcast awards ceremony -- right after the announcement that the arts budget will be much smaller than hoped.
 
21 Jan. 1988
The National Education Service
On the advice of his political adviser, P.M. Hacker plans to eliminate the National Education Service and let parents choose the schools their children will attend. Horrified, Humphrey must prevent the precedent being set of eliminating unnecessary bureaucracy.
 
28 Jan. 1988
The Tangled Web
The Prime Minister finds himself in a bit of a pickle when he flatly denies in the House that the government has bugged MP's telephones. It turns out the government was and Sir Humphrey was aware of it. The PM wants Sir Humphrey to back him, but he refuses to participate in a cover-up. The shoe is on the other foot however when Sir Humphrey makes unwise comments to a radio interviewer thinking that the tape recorder has been turned off. The PM agrees to help him, for a price.
 

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