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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 (49 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Amy Brookheimer (48 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Gary Walsh (48 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Dan Egan (48 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Jonah Ryan (48 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Mike McLintock (48 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Sue Wilson (48 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Kent Davison (38 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Ben Cafferty (37 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Richard Splett (23 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Catherine Meyer (21 episodes, 2012-2016)
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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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Julia Louis-Dreyfus was personally involved in the selection of David Mandel as the successor of Armando Iannucci as the show's showrunner for season 5. See more »

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Jonah Ryan: I'm gonna get back to the White House. God, I love saying that!
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.4 (2013) See more »

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Contrary to popular belief, this show is hilarious.
28 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I waited until after the sixth episode to review the show so it had time to germinate and really show the audience its potential before I made judgment. I liked the show from the start, mostly because I love The Thick of It and In the Loop. Now I love this show.

Its smart, the dialogue is rich and full. You don't get the crappy, tepidly funny one-liners you get from most comedy series nowadays, you get incredibly intelligent situational humor that really makes you wonder about politics in the US and around the world. The show really highlights the humanity that people often dissociate from politics, a quality Armando Iannucci has always brought to his political humor with wit and vulgarity. Highly recommended.

This show is only funny if you actually pay attention to the plot of each episode, you simply won't get it if you pay half attention, because every line has a twist of humor, and every line builds on the last, which is so rare in comedy in the US.


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