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Old 04-22-2013, 08:16 AM   #1
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Veep Season 2

I created a whole season thread because there does not seem to be the love for this show that it deserves. Single best comedy on tv right now.
JLD is really hitting her stride. The writing is razor sharp, and the show requires multiple viewings to get all the jokes. I just hope they can sustain this level of excellence. Great great great.
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Old 04-22-2013, 09:05 AM   #2
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i love the show, too - very fast paced and excellent writing, definitely underrated.

i suspect some people fear there's a political agenda to the show and avoid it, which couldn't be farther from the truth - i hope it stays around.
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Old 04-22-2013, 09:28 PM   #3
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If anyone is not watching this show because they think it's political, fear not. This show is not at all political. It's mostly about a fumbling VP and her staff doing silly things.
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So far, with only a couple of episodes down for this new season, I'm liking it even more than season one!
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:12 AM   #5
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This show cracks me up. Comedy gold.
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Old 04-23-2013, 11:50 AM   #6
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Do they even mention political parties in the show? Like do we know what party the veep belongs to. I can't really think that it has ever been talked about.

I love the show too. I'm also thinking the show is better than it was last year.
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it's a workplace comedy. never heard her party mentioned, and we've never seen the pres, but she always asks if he's called when she enters her office (running gag).

think more "the office", less "west wing".
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Do they even mention political parties in the show? Like do we know what party the veep belongs to. I can't really think that it has ever been talked about.

I love the show too. I'm also thinking the show is better than it was last year.
Two rules of the show.

1. We never know what party she is in.
2. We never see the President.
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Old 04-23-2013, 05:41 PM   #9
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Given her big issue last year was environmental, she is probably more likely blue than red but her president seems redder. So who knows.

Very little hard politics. Just people politics.
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Given her big issue last year was environmental, she is probably more likely blue than red
don't forget it was nixon that established the epa, of course that was over 40 years ago...
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And she really didn't care about the environment - or any issue really. She cares about politics and winning and approval.
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They show blue badges, but shouldn't they be green badges?
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:30 PM   #13
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And she really didn't care about the environment - or any issue really. She cares about politics and winning and approval.
and getting time with the President.

eta: I love when shows hit their stride in the second season. A payoff for loyal viewers.
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:31 AM   #14
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Two rules of the show.

1. We never know what party she is in.
2. We never see the President.
3. We don't even know the president's name. Everyone just says POTUS.
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We don't even know the president's name. Everyone just says POTUS.
and let's not forget his wife, FLOTUS!
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I actually thought Potus was the President's last name until this season. I don't know how, but it finally sunk in what they were saying during the first episode this season.
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I just read that Veep has been picked up for a third season.
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There's an occasional line in this show that kills me. Like once, a guy said "that gives me a schadenboner". Or, I feel like I'm in a national ass kicking contest and I have no legs and a huge ass!
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Old 05-02-2013, 07:41 AM   #20
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the scheduling secretary deserves a nice parking spot and a raise for what she puts up with. if theres any politics in this show i dont see it at all. which is a good thing.

the presidents 'aide' that constantly barges in on things is really annoying. does a great job. being on AF2 apparently is as close as he will ever get to AF1
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Old 05-03-2013, 10:58 AM   #21
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Finally got around to watching most recent episode. This season continues to kick butt.

Seems to me that the presidential aide guy (the tall kid - keep forgetting his name) is different this season - I'm not as annoyed by him for some reason.
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Old 05-05-2013, 09:03 AM   #22
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Jonah.

I decided to save my eps for the summer when I am always looking for something to watch. I visit here to see if it is still razor sharp. Spoilers never bothered me.
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There's an occasional line in this show that kills me. Like once, a guy said "that gives me a schadenboner". Or, I feel like I'm in a national ass kicking contest and I have no legs and a huge ass!
The show is definitely worthy of rewinding and a second viewing.
The web is full of articles with the one-liners, but people seem to remember the profane ones. There are many many zingers in each episode.

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"I don't want to get stuck talking pig sh*t with people who use hay as furniture!" - Selena
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This show must have one of the highest f-bomb/minute ratios on tv, definitely for the shows I watch. They crack me up.
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in ep 3 in the shot of the 'sit room' didnt we finally see the prez?
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in ep 3 in the shot of the 'sit room' didnt we finally see the prez?
I was wondering that too. I seem to remember them saying they were in with the President. I looked around and didn't see anyone that stood out as being the President.
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Was there an especially jowly man in the sit room?

I thought Selina was really going to pop Jonah when she told him to get off the plane. JLD did a good job with the anger portrayal.
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the bombing of finland was funny and the boob thing super awkward. i'm sure the wife has to know he's like that and i was shocked there wasnt an orgy or something in a back room

what is command A anyway?

i like the VPs secretary at home at 2 in the afternoon in bed. i guess no VP, no job to do lol. if only. the bagman translation was a classic.
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i like the VPs secretary at home at 2 in the afternoon in bed. i guess no VP, no job to do lol. if only.
She was syncing her schedule to the VP's in Finland, not blowing off work.
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