The Best Episodes of Veep

Last Updated: Oct 31, 2018

A look into American politics, revolving around former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about.

D.C.

#1 - D.C.

Season 2 - Episode 10

With the administration in full crisis mode, Selina and her staff try to cope.

star 8.20
764 votes
Directors: Tim Kirkby
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche
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Crate

#2 - Crate

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 8.13
802 votes
Directors: Chris Addison
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Simon Blackwell, Georgia Pritchett
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Election Night

#3 - Election Night

Season 4 - Episode 10

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

star 8.04
746 votes
Directors: Chris Addison
Writers: Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche
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Kissing Your Sister

#4 - Kissing Your Sister

Season 5 - Episode 9

Catherine and Marjorie have a fight; Mike prepares for his babies; Selina is interviewed.

star 8.01
1,023 votes
Directors: David Mandel
Writers:
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New Hampshire

#5 - New Hampshire

Season 3 - Episode 10

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

star 8.01
771 votes
Directors: Chris Addison
Writers: Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche
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Debate

#6 - Debate

Season 3 - Episode 8

Selina and the staff prep for her debate with George Maddox, Danny Chung, congressman Owen Pierce and Joe Thornhill, a major-league baseball manager who recently entered the race. Dan returns with a rosier outlook. Wendy, Mike's wife, arrives to do a style piece on Selina, but eyes a bigger story involving Ray.

star 8.00
824 votes
Writers: Armando Iannucci, David Quantick, Tony Roche
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Helsinki

#7 - Helsinki

Season 2 - Episode 5

Selina and her staff head to Helsinki to finalize a trade agreement, but are worried whether Selina will be received warmly in Europe. Dan call Mike for advice on charming the press and Mike leans on Jonah for help. Ken and Ben argue over how to deal with new intel.

star 7.96
828 votes
Directors: Becky Martin
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Ian Martin
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Inauguration

#8 - Inauguration

Season 5 - Episode 10

Selina and her staff prepare for inauguration day; Mike suffers from exhaustion; Catherine gets a makeover.

star 7.95
982 votes
Directors: Becky Martin
Writers: Jim Margolis
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Running

#9 - Running

Season 2 - Episode 9

The Veep continues her plans. Dan attempts to play both sides of the Selina-Danny Chung rivalry.

star 7.94
782 votes
Directors: Tim Kirkby
Writers: Sean Gray, Armando Iannucci, Will Smith
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Congressional Ball

#10 - Congressional Ball

Season 5 - Episode 7

The White House Christmas party finds Selina canvassing for votes to break the election tie. The '50 Hottest D.C. Staffers' list is on everyone's lips in the West Wing. Mike mulls a career move. Dan helps Jonah hone his debate skills in New Hampshire.

star 7.94
999 votes
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C**tgate

#11 - C**tgate

Season 5 - Episode 6

With the U.S. on the brink of a major financial meltdown, Selina must make an important decision. Jonah finds himself back in New Hampshire. Amy investigates the staff, and Catherine tries to get time with Selina to share major news.

star 7.93
999 votes
Directors: Brad Hall
Writers: Georgia Pritchett, Will Smith
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Mother

#12 - Mother

Season 5 - Episode 4

Selina rushes to the hospital while attempting to win the presidency. Amy and Dan discover the O’Brien camp has staged a fake protest, and task Jonah and Richard with organizing their own pro-POTUS demonstration. Mike and Wendy meet with a potential surrogate.

star 7.93
1,017 votes
Directors: Dale Stern
Writers: Alex Gregory, Peter Huyck
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Groundbreaking

#13 - Groundbreaking

Season 6 - Episode 10

Selina and her staff get ready for the long-awaited groundbreaking for her library. Amy seeks clarity on her role. Jonah asks Dan, Ben and Kent for help.

star 7.91
899 votes
Directors: David Mandel
Writers: David Mandel
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Special Relationship

#14 - Special Relationship

Season 3 - Episode 7

In the U.K. for the 100th anniversary of WWI, Selina’s staff worries about Ray’s growing influence on the Veep. Meanwhile, Dan’s nerves begin to fray as Ben gets news that sends him back to D.C. Later, Jonah arrives in London, U.K. to spy for Team Maddox, and Amy leaks a secret.

star 7.90
829 votes
Directors: Becky Martin
Writers: Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche
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Hostages

#15 - Hostages

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 7.87
850 votes
Directors: Chris Addison
Writers: Sean Gray
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Clovis

#16 - Clovis

Season 3 - Episode 4

On a fundraising trip in Silicon Valley, Selina is challenged by an anti-fracking mom and visits the campus of Clovis, a tech company with an ambitious young CEO. In D.C., Jonah makes a crude viral video of the Selina-mom encounter, and Dan, with Ben's help, gets an idea for a rumor he can spread against Chung.

star 7.87
836 votes
Writers: Kevin Cecil, Roger Drew, Andy Riley
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Camp David

#17 - Camp David

Season 5 - Episode 8

A pre-Christmas celebration for Selina's family at Camp David camouflages her team's secret negotiations. Amy and Dan work on Jonah's human side after a terrible debate performance in New Hampshire.

star 7.85
982 votes
Directors: Becky Martin
Writers: Rachel Axler
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Alicia

#18 - Alicia

Season 3 - Episode 3

While Selina and her staff prepare for an Annapolis event where she will announce her candidacy, Dan gets word that "Saturday Night Live" has done a not-so-flattering sketch about her.

star 7.84
854 votes
Writers: Sean Gray, Ian Martin
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Detroit

#19 - Detroit

Season 3 - Episode 6

At an economic summit in Detroit, Selina’s staff and her family are peeved by the presence of her new personal trainer. Meanwhile, Jonah and Mike negotiate a photo-op with Selina and Maddox. Later, Catherine protects her mom from a protestor, and Selina attends a women’s gun show.

star 7.84
803 votes
Directors: Tim Kirkby
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Kevin Cecil, David Quantick, Andy Riley
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Tears

#20 - Tears

Season 1 - Episode 8

In the Season 1 finale, an Ohio gubernatorial candidate balks at Selina's endorsement due to her current unpopularity, but Mike and Amy try to make the best of the vice president's emotions during their meeting. Meanwhile, Dan can't shake the clean-jobs bill debacle, especially when it could be the subject of a Congressional hearing.

star 7.83
811 votes
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Jesse Armstrong
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Convention

#21 - Convention

Season 4 - Episode 5

At the party convention, Selina and her staff scramble against the clock to avert a major internal crisis. Amy grows increasingly infuriated with the president’s new advisor, Karen, who is coaching a nervous Catherine on her First Daughter speech to the convention. Back in D.C., Dan recruits Jonah and Richard to pose as influential Washington insiders.

star 7.83
765 votes
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Sean Gray, David Quantick
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Fishing

#22 - Fishing

Season 3 - Episode 5

Selina has a secret lunch with a major strategist she may tap as her campaign manager, even as Amy and Dan are openly vying for the job. Meanwhile, Defense Secretary Maddox invites the vice president to his country estate; Gary gets bad news about his shoulder; and Mike's colleagues find out he's mixing business with pleasure.

star 7.82
814 votes
Directors: Becky Martin
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Georgia Pritchett, Will Smith
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Testimony

#23 - Testimony

Season 4 - Episode 9

While Selina fields questions from the press, members of her staff testify before a congressional committee about whether the Families First vote was intentionally sabotaged – and who was really behind the data breach.

star 7.82
740 votes
Writers: Sean Gray, Armando Iannucci, Will Smith
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The Vic Allen Dinner

#24 - The Vic Allen Dinner

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 7.82
833 votes
Directors: Chris Addison
Writers: Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci
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The Eagle

#25 - The Eagle

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 7.81
1,008 votes
Directors: Chris Addison
Writers: Steve Koren
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