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 Episode05x10 Inauguration Aired: Jun. 26, 2016
Selina and her staff get ready for inauguration day. Mike suffers exhaustion; Catherine gets a makeover. (season finale)
Series Fun Facts
- Every scene is rehearsed with the actors improvising things to make it funnier if possible. This whole process is observed by the writers, who take notes of the improvisations they feel work…
[show]Every scene is rehearsed with the actors improvising things to make it funnier if possible. This whole process is observed by the writers, who take notes of the improvisations they feel work and incorporated to the shooting scripts.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus offered British actress Sally Phillips a recurring guest part as the Finnish Prime Minister, as she is a big fan of Phillips' sketch show Smack the Pony (UK).
- Armando Iannucci created the character of Tom James for Hugh Laurie after learning he was a fan of the show.