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... See full summary »

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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. Written by mama.sylvia

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21 January 1988 (UK)  »

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Final episode to feature Annie Hacker, Dorothy Wainwright and Sir Arnold Robinson. See more »

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Bernard Woolley: Yes, but that paper the Party Chairman showed the Prime Minister suggests the whole of the comprehensive system is breaking down.
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Bernard! I never thought to hear such language from a loyal member of the Civil Service. Have you been got at by the enemy?
Bernard Woolley: [in a whisper] You mean the Russians?
Sir Humphrey Appleby: No, Bernard, I don't. I mean the Prime Minister's Political Adviser, that Wainwright female.
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