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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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Diplomacy in action. See more »

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Official Sites:

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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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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Is based in the same universe as the British BBC series The Thick of It (2005). 'Veep' is often regarded as its spin-off of 'The Thick Of It'. 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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Referenced in Tosh.0: Banana Sprite Challenge: Regurgitation (2012) See more »

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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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