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.
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 and more shouting.
The Battle of the River Thames
Due to misunderstanding the community of one of the British islands declares war on United Kingdom and their first targets are the buildings near Thames, including the Parliament.
The Tubby Submarine
Mildred is worried that her boyfriend thinks she gained some weight, so she asks Lamb to get her some excersises plan from her. Meanwhile Lennox-Brown is put in charge of tests for new submarine.
A Matter of Breeding
Lennox-Brown and Lamb are chosen to take care of important guest, but they don’t realize that the guest is actually a horse.
The Great Showbiz Fiasco
While dealing with grants for the art Lennox-Brown and Lamb make a tiny mistakes which forces them to put on their own show with only two actors in it.
Up the Poll
Lennox-Brown and Lamb are sent to small town to take care of the by-election.
Waterway to Go
Ministry receives information that barge on one of the canals is avoiding new rules, so Lennox-Brown and Lamb are on the way to take care of it.
The Fastest Brolly in the West
While taking the inventory in Civil Service Museum Lennox-Brown and Lamb find the notes about their predecessors in 19th century that were sent to the Wild West.
Lamb Takes a Gambol
Four Men in a Wellington
While checking the information about World War II airfield still being used Lennox-Brown and Lamb find the truth behind it - not only the airfield is active, but not released airmen started their own business here.
Out of this World
What has Four Wheels and Flies?