Fictional General Assistance Department was created to help other ministries with often trivial problems. Incompetent civil servants that are running it get into trouble everytime they try to do their job. But most of the time they just try to look like they are doing any job.
Roland Hamilton-Jones and his "number two" Richard Lamb are running the General Assistance Department with a little help (literally little) from their secretary Mildred....
Hamilton-Jones and Lamb are doing their best for General Assistance Department, which is not much really....
Richard Lamb and his new "number one" Deryck Lennox-Brown are tackling the problems put in front of them with usual lack of skills....
Sir Gregory Pitkin in charge of General Assistance Department is using all the skills that he has to guide Lennox-Brown and Lamb through difficult tasks. He uses shouting, shouting...
Lennox-Brown and Lamb are taking care of new problem dropped on them by Sir Gregory....
Next season of misadventures of Lennox-Brown and Lamb starts with the departure of their secretary Mildred. Luckily for them only temporary departure....
This series starts with rather unusual problem for Civil Servants - General Assistance Department has surplus money to spend......
This time Lennox-Brown and Lamb are sent to Venus... Well, conference about Venus....
Lennox-Brown and Lamb again are keeping the Britain together with their unusual talent for getting in trouble....
Another day, another success... Well, not with Lennox-Brown and Lamb, but they are doing what they can to cope with the problems that Sir Gregory keeps dropping on them....
Lennox-Brown and Lamb are having problems coping with their jobs, so what would happen if suddenly a baby would turn up in their office?...
This time Lennox-Brown and Lamb are taking care with London parks, disused railways and... a seal....
Sir Gregory trusts Lennox-Brown and Lamb with his new racing horse, which worked with usual result....
Series consisting of remakes of the first and second series, this time with Lennox-Brown instead of Hamilton-Jones....