Veep (2012– )

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Former Senator Selina Meyer finds that being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she hoped and everything that everyone ever warned her about.

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 Selina Meyer (38 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Amy Brookheimer (38 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Mike McLintock (38 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Gary Walsh (38 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Dan Egan (38 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Jonah Ryan (38 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Sue Wilson (38 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Kent Davison (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Ben Caffrey (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
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Former Senator Selina Meyer has accepted the call to serve as Vice President of the United States. The job is nothing like she imagined and everything she was warned about. 'Veep' follows Meyer and her staff as they attempt to make their mark and leave a lasting legacy, without getting tripped up in the day-to-day political games that define Washington. Written by HBO

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In preparation for the series, Armando Iannucci undertook extensive reading on American political history, including 'The Years of Lyndon Johnson' by Robert A. Caro. See more »

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Gary Walsh: Oh, my God. Is she falling asleep?
Amy Brookheimer: No, she cannot fall asleep on live TV. Not on C-Span. The irony would be too huge.
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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.154 (2012) See more »

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Brilliant
23 April 2012 | by See all my reviews

Just saw the first episode of Veep and, if the rest of the series is as good as the opener, HBO has a brilliant series on its hands. Louis-Dreyfus delivers a performance reminiscent of her Elaine days; utilizing every ounce of her talent and pouring her entire body into each moment. It's easily her best work since Seinfeld, and that's no put down of her post Seinfeld work. It's a commentary on just how brilliant she was on that show.

The supporting cast is up to the task of keeping pace with a comic and actress as strong as their leading woman. Pleasantly surprising is Anna Chlumsky's funny and endearing chief of staff.

One episode may not be enough to judge a series on but, for episode one I vote 10 out of 10. Smart and laugh out loud funny is a hard combo to come across. I sure hope the rest of the show lives up to day one. I look forward to more.


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