A Cabinet shake-up reshuffles political power and changes the careers of Jim and Sir Humphrey.
Sir Humphrey argues against helping a struggling soccer club.
Hacker discovers some embarrassing information concerning the sale of British arms to Italian terrorists.
Hacker has to devise an integrated national transport policy.
Distinguishing between a bribe and extra-contractual payments.
The Minister and Sir Humphrey clash over disciplining a local official.
The minister prophetically states his job is a challenge.
Jim decides more women should occupy top civil service positions.
Hacker and Appleby appear before a Parliament committee that is scrutinizing their department's activities.
Hacker is having a good day until he encounters adversarial subordinate Appleby.
Hacker surprisingly finds an ally in Appleby when his job as minister of administrative affairs is threatened.
After citizens protest the manufacturing of a dangerous chemical in their town, Hacker learns that Humphrey is one of the company's supporters.
Hacker objects to government wiretapping and surveillance until he discovers he is on a terrorist group's hit list.
While Hacker's determined to cut the budget, Appleby's concerned with government policies affecting admissions to his alma mater, Oxford.
Hacker threatens to cause a stir over a government hospital that has administrators but no patients.
The Minister is puzzled by Sir Humphrey's evasiveness over a departmental construction project in the Midlands.
Appleby tries to keep Hacker from finding out his daughter protested against one of his own policies.
When Jim and Sir Humphrey discover that civil service cutbacks threaten their jobs, they work together -- for once.
Hacker and Appleby clash over the right to privacy and a proposed computer file containing information on British subjects.
Sir Humphrey Appleby (Nigel Hawthorne) tries to prevent his boss from enacting civil service reforms.
Jim Hacker's scheme to reap political benefits from a visit by an African dignitary backfires.
The Newly appointed Minister for Administrative Affairs James Hacker finds his subordinates opposed to his government reforms.