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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S4.E10 Election Night
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Selina and her staff find their nerves growing frayed as each state result is called.


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 Selina Meyer (38 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Amy Brookheimer (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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 Mike McLintock (38 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Sue Wilson (38 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Kent Davison (28 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Ben Caffrey (27 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Catherine Meyer (16 episodes, 2012-2015)
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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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Boldly running for president. Proudly standing for everything. See more »

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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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excellent
10 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Like the rest of Ianucci's work, this is a fantastic political satire. The reflexive self-serving sycophancy, the arbitrary nature of power, the automatic deferral to the hidden powers behind the throne, the elevation of random dross above real issues (brilliantly lampooned in the pilot when the use of cornstarch forks in the White House becomes a stumbling block to setting up a clean jobs task force) are skillfully portrayed, showing how the dysfunction of the modern arena (especially the media's eye, usually passive but, as in the second episode, sometimes accompanied by a mouthful of vicious teeth) prevents the exercise of power for actual governmental function. None of the characters are perfectly likable, though all are well-played, but somehow the ensemble is endearing. Watch this if you want to see a sharp commentary on the drunken carousel that is politics.


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