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Veep 4 Seasons 2012

Centers on former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned about.

Starring:
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky

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Season 1

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1. Fundraiser

In the series premiere, Vice President Selina Meyer and her staff are still finding their footing in Washington, D.C. Selina decides to make the Clean Jobs Commission a pet project, but a series of missteps cause her staff to work damage control.

AGES-15-AND-OVER 1 January 2012 29 minutes
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2. Frozen Yoghurt

The Veep's office is revived by good news that her task force is likely to be green lit. With the President (conveniently) out of the country, Selina looks to make headway on filibuster reform and meeting with some 'normal' people.

AGES-15-AND-OVER 1 January 2012 27 minutes
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3. Catherine

Faced with a trumped-up story of a rift between the Veep and the First Lady, Selina quells accusations that everything is about her--even though it is. Gary selects candidates for the VP dog, though Selina's daughter Catherine gets final say.

AGES-15-AND-OVER 1 January 2012 27 minutes
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4. Chung

Dan and Amy attend a book launch for Gov. Danny Chung, a charismatic Asian-American war hero, who Selina worries could be a political threat. Meanwhile, Selina preps with Mike for a 'Meet the Press' interview.

AGES-15-AND-OVER 1 January 2012 28 minutes
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5. Nicknames

Selina becomes obsessed with the (many) unflattering nicknames given to her by bloggers, and after a snub, assigns Dan to get White House intel from Jonah. Later, Dan's political maneuvering puts the fate of the Clean Jobs bill on the line.

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6. Baseball

Selina attends a healthy-eating event at Camden Yards with some grumpy fast-food executives, where she also confides a secret to Amy. Mike holds a press briefing for some local news pals. Amy and Dan are forced to entertain elementary-school children.

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7. Full Disclosure

With the Veep and her staff taking flack over a pregnancy rumor and the firing of a Secret Service agent, Selina orders a 'partial' full disclosure of all office correspondence and threatens to fire a key staffer.

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8. Tears

Season One Finale. Selina travels to Ohio to support a gubernatorial candidate who no longer wants her endorsement; the Clean Jobs bill comes back to haunt Dan; Mike and Amy open the floodgates after they play up Selina's tears.

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Product Details

Genres Drama, Comedy
Director Armando Iannucci
Starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky
Supporting actors Tony Hale, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons, Matt Walsh, Sufe Bradshaw, Kate Burton, David DeBoy, Wil Love, Timothy Hayes Lynch, Michael Mack, Kevin Murray, Kirk Penberthy, Matthew Bowerman, Liz Mamana
Season year 2012
Network HBO
Producers Simon Blackwell, Christopher Godsick, Armando Iannucci, Stephanie Laing, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Frank Rich
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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When I first heard that an American version of The Thick of It was being made, I had very mixed feelings. Popular sitcoms from one side of the Atlantic which are remade on the other have a pretty appalling track record - if you have a masochistic streak & a strong constitution for terrible TV, try searching on YouTube for 'Dad's Army US version'. But this one had three interesting names attached to it - Armando Iannucci, Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus & HBO.

I expected it to be just like the original but with American accents, so when I saw there was no American version of Malcolm, I was initially disappointed. But given the significant differences in the UK & USA's political systems, I see now that this simply would not have worked. Instead they have have exported the style of The Thick Of It & transplanted it to the Office Of The Vice President Of The United States. This ties in perfectly with TTOI's rationale since the role of veep is intrinsically absurd. While the job title of Vice President suggests a similar amount of responsibility to, say, the Deputy Prime Minister, apparently the veeps' entire role is to be ready to stand in if the President dies. And that's pretty much it - stood within reach of the seat of power, the VP has very little power of their own. They are generally given some work to do but it's mostly just to keep them busy. And while the President claims the credit for the VP's successes, the VP naturally gets the blame for their failures.
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Enjoyable, clever, lively, cynical comedy about an imaginary woman Vice President of the USA and her staff.

Good cast. I especially like sweet little Anna Chlumsky (she pronounces it 'Chumsky') as Amy, with her wonderfully expressive facial expressions and body postures.

Are politics & government really like this? Speaking as an ex-Whitehall Civil Servant (some years ago) who had slight exposure to government ministers, I would guess the answer is 'yes and no', but it is probably closer to reality than we would like to think.

Only 8 episodes this season but a lot of extras, mostly well worth watching especially, the 'Chung' episode 'Apology' scene and the episode commentaries, with the show's Scottish-Italian creator Armando Iannucci and the main cast members. These are mostly great fun to listen to, and sound as though the cast enjoyed recording them too, although there may be slightly too many commentaries (12 in total).

(The next Season, Season 2, has lost a little of its freshness and making it had perhaps become a little more just a regular job for the cast, but it is still good.)
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Veep is a wonderfully produced political satire that has me, quite literally, laughing out loud. Julia Louis-Dreyfus is as amazing as you'd expect and in fact the whole cast are top-notch. This is already one of my favourite comedy series to easily rank alongside such classics as Curb Your Enthusiasm and Arrested Development.
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Veep Season 1 stars Julia Louis Dreyfus as a zealous and energetic Vice President Selina Meyer who enjoys her job and has many workers surrounding her who keep up on the day to day communications of what goes on in the white house (multiple employees that perform different communications/public relations specialist roles). One of the scenes involves the planning around getting ready for a political fundraising event. There are multiple cultural references as well such as Simon & Garfunkel, The Washington Post, Doogie Howser etc. Anna Chlumsky plays as Amy Brookheimer, one of Meyer’s right hand assistants and I noticed that Kate Burton (from the tv series Scandal) also makes an appearance in Veep. I admit that Veep Season One, while fictional and based on the idea of Selina Meyer (Julia Louis Dreyfus)starting as Vice President, does underscore from my perspective that I feel that our country is ready for a female president (Hillary Clinton). I’m normally for whoever is the best person for the job (regardless of whether they are Republican or Democrat) but I currently prefer to avoid saying why I prefer to vote for Clinton over who currently looks to most likely win the Republican ticket; Donald Trump (especially since I would otherwise feel like a a hypocrite because I reviewed a book by his daughter Ivanka Trump back in January 2015 before I even knew for sure that Trump was certainly running for president and a Travel & Leisure magazine subscription magazine back in February 23,2011 for the February 2011 Travel & Leisure magazine issue that also featured an article about Ivanka Trump on page 40).
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Perhaps I didn't read other reviews too closely, but hadn't cottoned on that this was a comedy series - I just wanted something that related to American political life. The humour is sometimes laugh out loud, sometimes a bit slapstick - but it's pretty fast-moving and it is entertaining.
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