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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 & 177 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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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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Dan. Al. Dick. Joe. Selina. Ready or not, here she comes. See more »

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Comedy

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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USA

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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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In an episode of Seinfeld (1989) (Seinfeld: The Watch (1992)), Elaine (played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is asked by Joe Davola if he knows her from somewhere and she answers with a joke: that he probably recognizes her because her face is sculpted on Mount Rushmore, alongside the U.S. presidents, instead of Roosevelt's face. The poster for the fourth season of Veep, shows the face of Selina Meyer (who's also played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus), sculpted on Mount Rushmore, but it appears instead of Jefferson's face. See more »

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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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Reopened my account just to score the show high.
24 April 2012 | by ian80See all my reviews

Why are people voting on a show before it's aired? There is no way this deserves a 4.9; however, I'm sure it will go up as actual viewers chime in. I've seen the first episode and I'm hooked already.

Short and sweet: Louis-Dreyfus is best at characters with an edge. She had me laughing out loud and re-watching line deliveries ("Selena. Hi. I'm melting, I'm melting."). The entire cast is great. Tony Hale does what he does best -- meek, a little dim -- but it works great. Anna Chlumsky holds her own next to Dreyfus. The writing snappy and natural. The direction slick.

I hope this show sticks around for a bit!


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