Former Senator Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) has accepted the call to serve as Vice President of the United States. The job is nothing like she imagined and everything she was warned about. 'Veep' follows Meyer and her staff as they attempt to make their mark and leave a lasting legacy, without getting tripped up in the day-to-day political games that define Washington.
Last Episode04x10 Election Night Aired: Jun. 14, 2015
On election night, Selina and her staff find their nerves growing frayed as each state result is called.
Series Fun Facts
- Anna Chlumsky didn't have to go through the audition process because she had previously worked with Armando Iannucci on In the Loop.
- In an episode of Seinfeld (The Watch), 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…
[show]In an episode of Seinfeld (The Watch), 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 sculptured 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), sculptered on Mount Rushmore, but it appears instead of Jefferson's face.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus suggested using the twitch of the eye she knew how to do for comedic purposes whenever the writers thought it could work.