The Games

July 2020

Season 2, Episode 13 (The End)

3.0 4 x
The games team cope with the hype as the opening ceremony draws near, but there is a problem with the closing ceremony.

Season 2, Episode 12 (Four Corners)

3.0 6 x
The ABC's Four Corners is planning an exposé on the games. John and Bryan have been secretly recorded advocating that the rich pay more taxes. A much bigger story overtakes the exposé and leaves Nicholas with egg on his face.

Season 2, Episode 11 (Sponsorship And Media Discontent)

4.0 10 x
Sponsors are disappointed with the small number of tickets they've received. John makes disparaging comments about sponsors and is suspended.
June 2020

Season 2, Episode 10 (Solar)

4.0 5 x
Nicholas wants to save money by getting John to sack Gina. The team find a way not to accept the loan of Picasso's 'Guernica' painting for display during the games.

Season 2, Episode 9 (Strike)

4.0 6 x
There is a threat of a strike by the unions and John is put in charge of fixing it. Bryan is concerned that people are trying to overcharge the games committee and goes penny-pinching.

Season 2, Episode 8 (Job Search)

3.0 5 x
The games are getting closer and so are the problems. Gina, Bryan and Nicholas have started to look for future employment after the games finish.

Season 2, Episode 7 (Immigration)

3.0 8 x
A Bulgarian wrestler is seeking asylum in Australia and Nicholas pressures John to support his bid.

Season 2, Episode 6 (Pommy Visitor)

3.0 11 x
A visitor from the UK arrives from the London 2012 bid committee and highlights some airport shortcomings. Nicholas tries to sell all the furniture.
May 2020

Season 2, Episode 5 (Inquiry)

4.0 17 x
Members of the team face government inquiries into art purchases, accommodation prices and the sale of database information.

Season 2, Episode 4 (Ioc Man)

4.0 15 x
John is not impressed when an IOC delegate visits unexpectedly. 100,000 trees destroyed in a storm are not being replaced.