The Best Episodes Directed by Chris Addison


#1 - Nev-AD-a

Veep Season 5 - Episode 2

Amy, Dan, Jonah and Richard go all out to win the election for Selina. Meanwhile, Tom is unceremoniously ousted from the new banking task force; a well-known D.C. fixture joins the team; Selina meets a Wall Street titan; Mike aims to improve his health before becoming a father; and Kent is curious about Sue's age.

star 8.50
222 votes
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The Eagle

#2 - The Eagle

Veep Season 5 - Episode 3

Fallout from Selina's tweet gives Mike a major headache; Amy is unsettled by Bob's power grab; Gary finds himself the bee's knees at a museum gala.

star 8.50
222 votes
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#3 - Leakage

The Thick of It Season 4 - Episode 5

With Nicola Murray and Peter Mannion on the back foot after the unravelling of the key worker housing sell-off policy, both government and opposition scramble for the moral high ground while the dirty floodwater of scandal laps around their toes. Several people are even calling for some sort of inquiry. Everyone wants to spin their own version of the story, by fair means or foul. But with more fingers being pointed, the scandal gets even bigger, threatening to implicate everybody. Meanwhile, in amongst it all, the department is trying to somehow launch the new Carers Pass.

star 8.41
243 votes

#4 - Crate

Veep Season 3 - Episode 9

With Thornhill ahead in the polls, Selina and her staff discuss how to make her more "folksy." In need of a job, Jonah meets with Bill Ericsson. Selina has an interview with pretentious journalist Quincy Carter.

star 8.40
391 votes
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Morning After

#5 - Morning After

Veep Season 5 - Episode 1

It's the day after the election, and Selina thinks she's found a path to victory. Meanwhile, Catherine starts making a behind-the-scenes documentary; Amy isn't sure if she's back on the team; Dan mulls a new career; and Mike and Wendy plan to adopt a baby from China.

star 8.40
222 votes
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#6 - Thanksgiving

Veep Season 5 - Episode 5

Selina celebrates Thanksgiving in her own special way. Ben and Kent manage a Thanksgiving Day crisis, deploying Tom James and VP Doyle to make statements in Selina’s absence. Ben sends Dan to work for Tom James.

star 8.40
250 votes
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Election Night

#7 - Election Night

Veep Season 4 - Episode 10

On election night, Selina and her staff find their nerves growing frayed as each state result is called.

star 8.31
278 votes
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New Hampshire

#8 - New Hampshire

Veep Season 3 - Episode 10

Three days before the New Hampshire primary, Selina and her staff juggle her multiple official obligations and campaign appearances.

star 8.30
419 votes
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The Vic Allen Dinner

#9 - The Vic Allen Dinner

Veep Season 2 - Episode 4

Selina is rankled when the White House releases an unflattering photo of her. Mike and Kent bond over sailing; Jonah gets an executive parking space; Sue has a job interview. Selina takes steps to keep her staff happy as they prepare for her appearance at the Vic Allen dinner.

star 8.00
446 votes
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Some New Beginnings

#10 - Some New Beginnings

Veep Season 3 - Episode 1

In Iowa, Selina courts possible caucus voters at a book signing for her new autobiography, while her team attends a staff wedding in D.C. As the day proceeds, she and her staff get word of a rumor that could affect the next election.

star 8.00
448 votes
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Joint Session

#11 - Joint Session

Veep Season 4 - Episode 1

Selina's staff frantically works on her first major speech as president. Gary questions his worth.

star 7.80
334 votes
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No Cure (2)

#12 - No Cure (2)

Breeders Season 1 - Episode 10

Luke’s condition worsens and he is admitted to a specialist pediatric unit. As Paul, Ally and their parents desperately wait for news, stress and fear cause cracks to form within the family.

star 7.79
175 votes
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#13 - Signals

Veep Season 2 - Episode 2

Selina attends a pig roast in North Carolina as part of the president's "Listen to Rural America" initiative. Dan takes up Pilates to get face time.

star 7.70
529 votes
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#14 - Hostages

Veep Season 2 - Episode 3

As a hostage crisis in Uzbekistan heats up, Selina and Secretary of Defense General Maddox have trouble getting on the same page at their joint appearance at the Marine Corps Base at Quantico. Sue testifies at a congressional hearing on governmental efficiencies; Dan and Gary jockey for the Veep's ear.

star 7.70
502 votes
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Storms and Pancakes

#15 - Storms and Pancakes

Veep Season 4 - Episode 6

On the campaign trail, Selina is annoyed by press reaction to her running mate’s effortless charm and decides to attend a pancake-brunch fundraiser without any of her team on hand to help. When news arrives that a major hurricane is about to hit North Carolina, it looks like it could be good news for her image. In D.C., Amy tries to adjust to her new post-White House life, and Jonah gets bizarrely ambushed at what he thinks is a job interview.

star 7.70
362 votes
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Time to Get Ill

#16 - Time to Get Ill

Fresh Off the Boat Season 3 - Episode 18

When Jessica tries to sleep off a bad flu, Louis and the boys splurge on a pricey pay-per-view wrestling match that she would never allow. As they watch the match in silence, taking every precaution to ensure Jessica's recovery is not disturbed, they are shocked to learn that she was secretly having some fun of her own.

star 7.64
918 votes
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No Cure (1)

#17 - No Cure (1)

Breeders Season 1 - Episode 9

Family life is thrown off kilter as Ally spends her weekdays in Berlin and weekends in London. Paul, Luke and Ava try to muddle through without her, but the children aren’t sleeping again and it takes its toll on Paul.

star 7.61
178 votes
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No Honeymoon

#18 - No Honeymoon

Breeders Season 1 - Episode 8

Paul attempts to focus on his upcoming wedding but is constantly thwarted by his family; Ally is distracted by work, Luke is misbehaving at school and Leah doesn’t understand why they are even bothering to get married.

star 7.51
173 votes
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No Exit

#19 - No Exit

Breeders Season 1 - Episode 7

It’s half term and Luke is responsible for taking Lenny the class bear on an adventure. Lenny has been to Italy, Peru and beyond, but Paul can’t even manage to get the family and the godforsaken bear out of the house to the local park.

star 7.50
175 votes
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No Talking

#20 - No Talking

Breeders Season 1 - Episode 6

In the wake of Michael’s death, the family stay with Darren at his country house, but Paul’s attempt to give Ally space by taking on kid duties and Darren’s fixation on work doesn’t help Ally find a chance to say goodbye.

star 7.42
198 votes
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