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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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 Selina Meyer (58 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Amy Brookheimer (58 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Gary Walsh (58 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Dan Egan (58 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Jonah Ryan (58 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Mike McLintock (58 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Sue Wilson (48 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Kent Davison (48 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Ben Cafferty (47 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Catherine Meyer (36 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 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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Dan. Al. Dick. Joe. Selina. Ready or not, here she comes. See more »

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22 April 2012 (USA)  »

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In preparation for the series, Armando Iannucci undertook extensive reading on American political history, including The Years of Lyndon Johnson by Robert A. Caro. See more »

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Amy Brookheimer: You know, democracy is fantastic but it is also fucking dull.
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10 May 2012 | by (United States) – See 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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