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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Anna Chlumsky didn't have to go trough the audition process because she had previously worked with Armando Iannucci on In the loop (2009). 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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Fast & Dry
27 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a great example of how comedy should be written. The humor is dry, witty, and fast paced. By the time one joke is sinking in the next one has already arrived & been delivered by an excellent cast that has the good sense to play it straight. I'm forced to give it a ten out of ten, the writers are brilliant & the cast knows how to handle the script.

The only down side is that it's probably too clever, witty, & faced paced for it's own good. In an era with a lot of dumbed down crap--"Big Bang Theory," "Parks & Recreation," "How I Met your Mother," to name a few--"Veep" comes as a warm welcome that reminds us that comedy can be both clever & funny. Intelligent even.

Unfortunately, that is probably going to be its undoing. It's doomed to go down in history with a small but loyal cult following & an appreciation that comes only decades after it's off the air. Its too smart for its own good, which will probably doom it to an early cancellation.


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