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Yes Minister

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Comedy Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)1980 - 19843 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: BritBox Tags: Political Country: United Kingdom

Set principally in the private office of a British Cabinet minister in the Department of Administrative Affairs in Whitehall, Yes Minister follows the ministerial career of The Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP, played by Paul Eddington. His various struggles to formulate and enact legislation or effect departmental changes are opposed by the British Civil Service, in particular his Permanent Secretary, Sir Humphrey Appleby, played by Nigel Hawthorne. His Principal Private Secretary Bernard Woolley, played by Derek Fowlds, is usually caught between the two. The sequel, Yes, Prime Minister, continued with the same cast and followed the events of the premiership of Jim Hacker after his unexpected elevation to Number 10 upon the resignation of the previous PM.Yes Minister featuring Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne has one or more episodes streaming on BritBox, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 2 others. It's a comedy show with 23 episodes over 3 seasons. Yes Minister is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.6 (14,007 votes).

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Paul Eddington

Jim Hacker

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Season 1
8 Episodes | Prime Video, BritBox, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu, YouTube, & Rent or Buy

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22 episodes (96%) are available to stream on a subscription service (BritBox).

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23 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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Not available to watch free online.

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#1,477 Ranked TV Show

#46 Ranked in TV on BritBox

#64 Ranked in War TV

#106 Ranked in Political TV

Yes Minister has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.6 (14,007 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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