Stories for 1997

Year Episode Title
1997 1 Just how do you get round that tricky visit from the auditors? The BOFH has a few ideas...
1997 2 The BOFH's in the mood for a little light fraud, but how to get rid of the boss? Easy-peasy...
1997 3 The chief bean counter has a half-baked plan to oust the Bastard and his sidekick. What a very foolish thing to attempt...
1997 4 Someone's found out where the 'liberated' phones go. Better dial 'B' for Bastard...
1997 5 The boss cooks his goose with a dodgy microwave dish ... so the Bastard simply out-manoeuvres him yet again...
1997 6 Hungover, roped in to cover the Helldesk - if he wasn't the Bastard, this could be a bad day...
1997 7 The BOFH comes face to face with the ultimate in office bureaucracy. And he just won't wear it...
1997 8 The BOFH is in trouble for not turning up to his training course...
1997 9 The BOFH and PFY go on some site visits...
1997 10 The BOFH and PFY help sort out a rival's PSIC problems...
1997 11 The BOFH wins an award from his peer group...
1997 12 It really hits the fan as the tables turn inside the walls of Computer Centrale...
1997 13 The Bastard puts his newest protege through a rather nasty baptism... and sees him blossom...
1997 14 Who said management was easy? Still, there's nothing that can't be sorted out with an axe...
1997 15 Not quite the smell of Napalm in the morning, but a burnt server gets things off to a good start...
1997 16 It's show time, folks, and the Bastard goes along to do some, err... research on the latest kit...
1997 17 The Bastard Operator From Hell is off to the movies, thanks to the marvellous advances in everyday technology...
1997 18 The PFY is hardly the life and soul. Would you be if you had to endure a visit from slime central?
1997 19 Members of the new stripy shirt brigade are full of beans and raring to go...
1997 20 Local culinary delights with the Bastard lead to the rapid disappearance of the latest recruit...
1997 21 The Bastard Operator From Hell and the Paintball session...
1997 22 The PFY scores top marks in the all important 'how to be a Bastard Operator From Hell' test...
1997 23 The BOFH is given lessons in how to be a shiny happy IT manager. And he can't wait to start...
1997 24 A little sabotage is in the offing as the BOFH scuppers the systems department and the boss...
1997 25 The BOFH goes on a trade show outing...
1997 26 In the aftermath of the trade show the PFY is forced to dip into the favour bank...
1997 27 The disaster recovery budget proves to be a sore point, until the BOFH and PFY stage a little one of their own...
1997 28 The PFY has accumulated a number of complaints in his new role - and it's up to the Bastard to sort him out...
1997 29 When the boss tries to out-bastard the Bastard it's time to bring on Plan A, sit back, and enjoy the fireworks...
1997 30 The boss tries to oust the BOFH and the PFY again. Enter George, some lager, a shredder and several PFYs to-be...
1997 31 When the PFY shows compassion to a user, the BOFH suspects a Mid-Job Crisis and takes emergency action...
1997 32 It looks as though the Bastard has overreached himself, but the PFY comes to the rescue with a cunning plan...
1997 33 The scent of restructuring is in the air, as the BOFH advises a little CD scratching to remove viruses...
1997 34 A run-in with the company cafeteria leaves the BOFH porcelain bound and the boss regretting an onion bhaji...
1997 35 The boss has been 'encouraged' to relocate to Tonga, but his replacement is a nightmare. It's time to get serious...
1997 36 The new boss discovers that sometimes learning can be painful, especially when the BOFH is your teacher...
1997 37 Several months of beer swigging has left the Bastard feeling a tad run-down, so he takes a trip out of town...
1997 38 While the Bastard's away, his replacement sees a career opportunity - forcing the PFY to deploy shock tactics...
1997 39 The failings of a clever new purchasing system brings out the Bastard's hitherto repressed vindictive side...
1997 40 As far as the BOFH's concerned, the season of goodwill doesn't run to the systems men. Quite the opposite in fact...