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Veep 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (2012–2019)
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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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Armando Iannucci
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Julia Louis-Dreyfus ...  Selina Meyer 65 episodes, 2012-2019
Anna Chlumsky ...  Amy Brookheimer 65 episodes, 2012-2019
Tony Hale ...  Gary Walsh 65 episodes, 2012-2019
Reid Scott ...  Dan Egan 65 episodes, 2012-2019
Timothy Simons ...  Jonah Ryan 65 episodes, 2012-2019
Matt Walsh ...  Mike McLintock 65 episodes, 2012-2019
Gary Cole ...  Kent Davison 55 episodes, 2013-2019
Kevin Dunn ...  Ben Cafferty 54 episodes, 2013-2019
Sufe Bradshaw ...  Sue Wilson 49 episodes, 2012-2019
Sarah Sutherland ...  Catherine Meyer 43 episodes, 2012-2019
Sam Richardson ...  Richard Splett 40 episodes, 2014-2019
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Storyline

"Politics is about people," former Sen. Selina Meyer is fond of saying. Unfortunately, the people Meyer, a charismatic leader and rising star in her party, meets after becoming vice president are nothing like she expected, but everything she was warned about. "Veep" follows the new VP as she puts out political fires, juggles her public schedule and private life, and does everything within her limited powers to improve her dysfunctional relationship with the chief executive. Meyer's trusted -- and some not-so-trusted -- aides include chief of staff Amy, spokesperson Mike, secretary Sue and right-hand man Gary. Written by Jwelch5742

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Boldly running for president. Proudly standing for everything. See more »

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 2012 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Sykesville, Maryland, USA See more »

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Dundee Productions See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

During her acceptance speech during The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards (2013) Julia Louis-Dreyfus was accompanied on stage by Tony Hale. When they stood on stage together as Louis-Dreyfus gave her speech, Hale pretended to feed her lines, just as he does on the show, playing her obsequious personal assistant. See more »

Quotes

Selina Meyer: Okay, so they want me to go to a pig roast to meet a bunch of men who probably took turns to fuck the pig before they roasted it?
Amy Brookheimer: I wouldn't presume they took turns.
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Brilliant
23 April 2012 | by Br007See 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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