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Veep 

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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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Nominated for 7 Golden Globes. Another 62 wins & 176 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Julia Louis-Dreyfus ...  Selina Meyer 58 episodes, 2012-2017
Anna Chlumsky ...  Amy Brookheimer 58 episodes, 2012-2017
Tony Hale ...  Gary Walsh 58 episodes, 2012-2017
Reid Scott ...  Dan Egan 58 episodes, 2012-2017
Timothy Simons ...  Jonah Ryan 58 episodes, 2012-2017
Matt Walsh ...  Mike McLintock 58 episodes, 2012-2017
Sufe Bradshaw ...  Sue Wilson 48 episodes, 2012-2016
Gary Cole ...  Kent Davison 48 episodes, 2013-2017
Kevin Dunn ...  Ben Cafferty 47 episodes, 2013-2017
Sarah Sutherland ...  Catherine Meyer 36 episodes, 2012-2017
Sam Richardson ...  Richard Splett 33 episodes, 2014-2017
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"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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The buck stops somewhere near here. See more »

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USA

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English

Release Date:

22 April 2012 (USA) See more »

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Az alelnök See more »

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Sykesville, Maryland, USA See more »

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Dundee Productions See more »
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1.78 : 1
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The first time 'Veep' British head writer Armando Iannucci tested out his idea of a political satire in the USA was when he made a spin-off movie called In the Loop (2009) which featured several of his characters from his very popular British BBC series The Thick of It (2005) which is another political satire TV show set in the UK. See more »

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Selina Meyer: I'm the Vice President of the United States, you stupid little fuckers! These people should be begging me! That door should be half its height so that people can only approach me in my office on their goddamn, motherfucking knees!
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Featured in The History of Comedy: The Comedy of Real Life (2017) See more »

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excellent
10 May 2012 | by rednblackSee 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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