"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.
Dan. Al. Dick. Joe. Selina. Ready or not, here she comes.
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Did You Know?
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
You sure you set this meeting for 8:00 A.M. today?
Am I sure?
[stares him down
Okay, I'm sorry. Okay, of course you did. Of course. Please, stop staring at me like that. Undressing me with your eyes.
I'm adding more clothes, Mike.