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Season 6, Episode 6 – Veep delivers a predictable episode hampered by an overly familiar storyline. Once again, Selina bungles a big opportunity, ending up in a worse position than when she started scheming.
Season 6, Episode 5 – In another hilarious episode of Veep, Selina learns some harsh truths about her late father while working on her memoir with Mike. Meanwhile, Richard agrees to be a sperm donor while Jonah sleeps with Sherman Tanz’s daughter.
Season 6, Episode 4 – In another very funny episode, Team Meyer, now including Amy, deals with rumors that Selina might be nominated for the Supreme Court and a health scare, while Jonah once again manages to fail upwards.
Season 6, Episode 3 – Veep delivers its best episode of the season so far, as the majority of the cast is reunited when Selina goes to Georgia (the country, not the state) to supervise an election. Also featured this episode: the return of her Finnish nemesis Minna.
Season 6, Episode 2 – The sixth season of Veep is off to rocky start, as this episode felt as uneven as the premiere. Splitting up the characters makes sense logically, but the cast’s chemistry was part of what made the show so great.
Season 6, Episode 1 – Veep returns for its sixth season with a place-setting episode focused on catching up with the characters and establishing the new status quo. It’s not the funniest episode the show’s done, but it sets up what will be an interesting season.
Veep ends its strongest season yet with a darkly comedic, completely unpredictable episode. In a shocking development, Laura Montez is elected president, and Selina is officially a civilian again for the first time in decades.
Catherine’s documentary is finally unveiled as Team Meyer gathers for the most important day of Selina’s presidency: the vote in the House of Representatives.
Selina heads to Camp David for negotiations with the Chinese, while in New Hampshire, Jonah Ryan improbably wins the election.
Selina and Tom’s love/hate relationship gets more complicated while Jonah’s campaign heats up in New Hampshire in another great episode.
Selina deals with two different crises while Jonah’s campaign kicks off in New Hampshire in another spectacular episode of Veep.
While Selina recovers from a secret facelift, Jonah Ryan prepares for his improbable run for the House of Representatives.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus delivers a stellar performance as Selina is forced to deal with the death of her mother.
Selina’s adventures in tweeting causes tensions with China, missing votes are found in Nevada and Bob “The Eagle” turns out to be a liability.
Selina gets it on with guest star John Slattery, Amy and Dan almost hook up, and a major victory for Team Meyer is won.
Veep’s fifth season premiere erased any doubts about the show’s ability to continue on without showrunner and series creator Armando Iannucci at the helm. Written by new showrunner David Mandel, “Morning After” was chock full of cutting one-liners, expletive-laced rants, and hilarious screw-ups by the Meyer team.