The BEST Episodes of Veep

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2020

Network: HBO

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.

Veep

#1 - Veep

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired May 12, 2019

The nominating fight between Selina and her rivals reaches its climax, as their race comes to a historic finish.

star 8.44
514 votes
Directors: David Mandel
Writers: David Mandel
Crate

#2 - Crate

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 8, 2014

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 8.20
1,277 votes
Directors: Chris Addison
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Georgia Pritchett, Simon Blackwell
Kissing Your Sister

#3 - Kissing Your Sister

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 19, 2016

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

star 8.14
1,271 votes
Directors: David Mandel
Writers:
Election Night

#4 - Election Night

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 14, 2015

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

star 8.10
1,104 votes
Directors: Chris Addison
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Simon Blackwell, Tony Roche
New Hampshire

#5 - New Hampshire

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 8, 2014

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

star 8.08
1,265 votes
Directors: Chris Addison
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Simon Blackwell, Tony Roche
Congressional Ball

#6 - Congressional Ball

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 5, 2016

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 8.07
1,277 votes
Debate

#7 - Debate

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 1, 2014

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 8.05
1,328 votes
Writers: Armando Iannucci, David Quantick, Tony Roche
Inauguration

#8 - Inauguration

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 26, 2016

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

star 8.04
1,252 votes
Directors: Becky Martin
Writers: Jim Margolis
D.C.

#9 - D.C.

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 23, 2013

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

star 8.03
1,336 votes
Directors: Tim Kirkby
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche
C**tgate

#10 - C**tgate

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired May 29, 2016

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 8.02
1,273 votes
Directors: Brad Hall
Writers: Georgia Pritchett, Will Smith
Running

#11 - Running

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 16, 2013

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

star 7.99
1,280 votes
Directors: Tim Kirkby
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Sean Gray, Will Smith
Clovis

#12 - Clovis

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 27, 2014

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 7.95
1,421 votes
Writers: Andy Riley, Kevin Cecil, Roger Drew
Tears

#13 - Tears

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 10, 2012

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 7.95
1,435 votes
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Jesse Armstrong
Alicia

#14 - Alicia

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 20, 2014

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 7.94
1,410 votes
Writers: Ian Martin, Sean Gray
Camp David

#15 - Camp David

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 12, 2016

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 7.91
1,200 votes
Directors: Becky Martin
Writers: Rachel Axler
The Eagle

#16 - The Eagle

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired May 8, 2016

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 7.90
1,306 votes
Directors: Chris Addison
Writers: Steve Koren
Mother

#17 - Mother

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired May 15, 2016

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 7.90
1,291 votes
Directors: Dale Stern
Writers: Alex Gregory, Peter Huyck
Fishing

#18 - Fishing

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired May 4, 2014

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 7.90
1,346 votes
Directors: Becky Martin
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Georgia Pritchett, Will Smith
Iowa

#19 - Iowa

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 31, 2019

Selina evaluates her past and present campaigns. Jonah's personal life sparks interest among the press. Amy makes an important decision.

star 7.89
550 votes
Directors: David Mandel
Writers: Lewis Morton
Helsinki

#20 - Helsinki

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 12, 2013

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 7.89
1,442 votes
Directors: Becky Martin
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Ian Martin
Groundbreaking

#21 - Groundbreaking

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 25, 2017

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 7.89
1,101 votes
Directors: David Mandel
Writers: David Mandel
Special Relationship

#22 - Special Relationship

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired May 18, 2014

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 7.88
1,378 votes
Directors: Becky Martin
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Simon Blackwell, Tony Roche
Pledge

#23 - Pledge

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 14, 2019

In the run-up to the first debate, Selina makes a novel campaign proposal. Comments by Jonah create blowback. Dan and Amy take a road trip.

star 7.87
505 votes
Directors: Morgan Sackett
Writers: Rachel Axler
The Vic Allen Dinner

#24 - The Vic Allen Dinner

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired May 5, 2013

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 7.86
1,364 votes
Directors: Chris Addison
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Simon Blackwell
Nev-AD-a

#25 - Nev-AD-a

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired May 1, 2016

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 7.83
1,331 votes
Directors: Chris Addison
Writers: Lew Morton