The Best Episodes of Veep

Last Updated: Jun 21, 2019

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

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

star 8.51
371 votes
Directors: David Mandel
Writers: David Mandel
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D.C.

#2 - D.C.

Season 2 - Episode 10

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

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

#3 - 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 8.14
842 votes
Directors: Chris Addison
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Simon Blackwell, Georgia Pritchett
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Election Night

#4 - 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 8.05
785 votes
Directors: Chris Addison
Writers: Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche
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Kissing Your Sister

#5 - Kissing Your Sister

Season 5 - Episode 9

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

star 8.02
1,066 votes
Directors: David Mandel
Writers:
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New Hampshire

#6 - 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
808 votes
Directors: Chris Addison
Writers: Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche
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Debate

#7 - 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
868 votes
Writers: Armando Iannucci, David Quantick, Tony Roche
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Pledge

#8 - Pledge

Season 7 - Episode 3

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 7.97
395 votes
Directors: Morgan Sackett
Writers: Rachel Axler
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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 7.96
825 votes
Directors: Tim Kirkby
Writers: Sean Gray, Armando Iannucci, Will Smith
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Helsinki

#10 - 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
877 votes
Directors: Becky Martin
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Ian Martin
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Inauguration

#11 - Inauguration

Season 5 - Episode 10

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

star 7.95
1,022 votes
Directors: Becky Martin
Writers: Jim Margolis
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Iowa

#12 - Iowa

Season 7 - Episode 1

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

star 7.95
445 votes
Directors: David Mandel
Writers: Lewis Morton
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Congressional Ball

#13 - 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
1,041 votes
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C**tgate

#14 - 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 7.94
1,039 votes
Directors: Brad Hall
Writers: Georgia Pritchett, Will Smith
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Mother

#15 - 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
1,054 votes
Directors: Dale Stern
Writers: Alex Gregory, Peter Huyck
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Groundbreaking

#16 - 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 7.92
941 votes
Directors: David Mandel
Writers: David Mandel
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Special Relationship

#17 - 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
868 votes
Directors: Becky Martin
Writers: Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche
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Oslo

#18 - Oslo

Season 7 - Episode 6

Selina tries to arrange a meeting via her Finnish contact, Minna. Gary helps Catherine plan a big event. Jonah and Amy push an anti-vax message in Pennsylvania. Mike finds a new home. Richard may have an enemy.

star 7.89
361 votes
Directors: Brad Hall
Writers: Dan Mintz, Dan O'Keefe, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Steve Hely
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Hostages

#19 - 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 7.86
892 votes
Directors: Chris Addison
Writers: Sean Gray
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Clovis

#20 - 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 7.85
878 votes
Writers: Kevin Cecil, Roger Drew, Andy Riley
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Camp David

#21 - 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
1,022 votes
Directors: Becky Martin
Writers: Rachel Axler
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Alicia

#22 - 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
895 votes
Writers: Sean Gray, Ian Martin
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Convention

#23 - 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 7.84
801 votes
Directors: Stephanie Laing
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Sean Gray, David Quantick
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Detroit

#24 - 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
840 votes
Directors: Tim Kirkby
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Kevin Cecil, David Quantick, Andy Riley
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Tears

#25 - 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
859 votes
Writers: Armando Iannucci, Jesse Armstrong
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