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Safeguards

The main topic of the YM episode Big Brother in conjunction with the National Integrated Database. Jim Hacker wants to install safeguards within the database, but Sir Humphrey is resisting to it. In the YM episode The Death List Jim Hacker wants to introduce safeguards on electronic surveillance.

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My favorite TV genre is “identical episode thumbnails”

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My favorite TV genre is “identical episode thumbnails”

 - Yes Minister 1.7 Quote
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Jim Hacker: “Humphrey, is everything all right about the Solihull-project?”
Sir Humphrey: “Yes Minister, I understand that the building works are proceeding quite satisfactory.”
Jim Hacker: “No, no, that’s not what I meant. Is something going on?”
Sir Humphrey: “Building is going on, Minister.”
Jim Hacker: “No, no, Humphrey. I mean something is up, isn’t it?”
Sir Humphrey: “Yes indeed, Minister.”
Jim Hacker: “What?”
Sir Humphrey: “Well the first floor is up and second floor is almost…”
Jim Hacker: “No Humphrey, I am talking about the whole basis of the thing.”
Sir Humphrey: “Oh, I see.”
Jim Hacker: “What can you tell me about that?”
Sir Humphrey: “Ah…well, as I understand it Minister, the basis is an aggregate of gravel and cement on six feet of best builder’s…”
Jim Hacker: “Humphrey, I think you know I am talking about the finance!”

Five Things I Learned From Watching 37 Episodes Of “Yes, Minister”

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Five Things I Learned From Watching 37 Episodes Of “Yes, Minister”

Eddie Pensier writes:

Nigel Hawthorne (Sir Humphrey Appleby), Derek Fowlds (Bernard Wooley), Paul Eddington (The Rt. Hon. Jim Hacker)

Illness has struck the Pensiers: at least two members of our household have spent the last six days walking around in various states of poor health. To fill up the gaping maw of daylight hours while I cough, snort, wheeze, and expel various unpleasant substances…

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