A big step up from the 3 previous episodes of this season in terms of writing - not sure why the change, but very much hope this continues... I was beginning to think this whole season would be mediocre, which would be a great disappointment given its once high calibre. This was the first episode of this season that had me laughing almost the entire way through, as opposed to just cringing. And importantly, the things which I believe it has been getting wrong so far this season (in particular: extreme verbal cruelty (especially towards Amy), extreme stupidity/rudeness of Jonah, people acting out of character/reliance on cartoon characterisation rather than plot) were very much toned down. And in their place was more nuanced humour and situational comedy, harking back to prior seasons; the kind of comedy that made Veep great in the first place. It's hilarious, but also believable. Really hope that they keep this standard up for the rest of the season, to give Veep the send-off it deserves.
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