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Mandatory documentary for government officials.

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I jest, this is british comedy at its best.

 

 

This reminds me of the expression "If you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullshit", although this level of bullshittery is brilliant in of itself!!

 

 

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It turns out the material for Yes Minister was obtained from secretaries and under secretaries actually working in government at that time, so it's very realistic. But at the same time they manage to find the humour in this very dry subject.

 

By the way, sir Humphrey (the civil servant) learnt his very complicated lines by heart and did not read from a prompter. Here is an example (officially official speech starts at 2:15)

 

 

 

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