The Best Episodes of 'Veep' 

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Updated July 26, 2019 771 votes 276 voters 7.6k views 38 items

Who said the Seinfeld curse couldn't be broken? Julia Louis-Dreyfus made a massive comeback with Veep in 2012, delighting TV fans with a great show that is critically acclaimed. Since it's such a popular show, we're ranking the best episodes of Veep, with the help of your votes. If someone asked you what your favorite episode of Veep is, what would you say? We want you to answer that question by voting up the top Veep episodes below, and voting down any episodes that you didn't enjoy as much. That's the fun of this list- other sources might have a list of all Veep episodes, but you probably can't vote for your favorites and watch them climb higher on the list.

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S04E09 Testimony is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S04E09 Testimony
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.
Helsinki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S02E05 Helsinki
Selina and her staff head to Helsinki to finalize a trade agreement, but worry whether about whether she will be received warmly in Europe. Dan calls Mike for advice on charming the press, and Mike leans on Jonah for help. Kent and Ben argue over how to deal with new intel.
Crate is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S03E09 Crate
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.
S04E10 Election Night is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S04E10 Election Night
In the Season 4 finale, state results are announced on election night, testing the patience—and nerves—of Selina and her staff.
Running is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S02E09 Running
The Veep continues her plans. Dan (Reid Scott) attempts to play both sides of the Selina-Danny Chung rivalry.
The Choice is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S03E02 The Choice
After a quick visit to their new campaign HQ, Selina and her team go on a ride-along with the Coast Guard, where they learn the president has flipped on a major issue, which makes Selina reexamine her own stance. Meanwhile, Gary questions his role with the Veep, and Jonah's new political blog causes trouble.
Debate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S03E08 Debate
Playdates: June 2, 6 and 7 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.
S04E03 Data is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S04E03 Data
A data breach at the White House prompts a search for a scapegoat when personal details are leaked about a previously anonymous girl. Meanwhile, Catherine takes up an anti-bullying cause; Dan taps Jonah and Richard to buy fireworks for a campaign rally; and Selina hosts the annual Easter Egg Roll and reads a story for the kids.
S04E01 Joint Session is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S04E01 Joint Session
In the Season 4 premiere, Selina makes her first major speech as president to Congress, but her staff struggles to make sense of her message. Meanwhile, Gary worries about his limited access to Selina; Jonah is wary of the new vice president's chief of staff; and Amy has a meeting with ruthless political operative Bill Ericsson.
Hostages is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S02E03 Hostages
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.
S04E08 B/III is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S04E08 B/III
With the Families First Bill growing increasingly toxic, Gary sets up a clandestine meeting with Dan and Amy to persuade them to lobby against it. Meanwhile, Selina attempts to keep working while ill in bed with the flu. As the vote on Families First draws near, her staff works to ensure the deciding vote will go in their favor, as it becomes clear that victory or defeat lies in the hands of just one congressman.
S04E02 East Wing is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S04E02 East Wing
The Israeli prime minister visits Washington, D.C., but Gary gets carried away planning the dinner. Meanwhile, Mike tries out a new look; Teddy does Jonah a favor; Amy learns about a staff shake-up; and a painting in the White House becomes a hot topic.
The Vic Allen Dinner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S02E04 The Vic Allen Dinner
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.
S02E02 Signals is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S02E02 Signals
Selina travels to North Carolina and attends a pig roast and Dan decides to change his exercise regime by starting pilates.
Special Relationship is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S03E07 Special Relationship
In the U.K. for the 100th anniversary of World War I, 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 to spy for Team Maddox.
S01E08 Tears is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S01E08 Tears
The Veep travels to Ohio to make an endorsement to a would-be governor; Suddenly the candidate changes his mind and doesn't want Selena endorsing him anymore; Dan might have to go to a congressional hearing about the McCally Amendment; Amy & Mike utilize Selena's vulnerable side.
S03E06 Detroit is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S03E06 Detroit
At an economic summit in Detroit, Selina's staff and her family are peeved by the presence of Ray, 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.
First Response is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S02E08 First Response
After being prepped for a "puff piece" interview at the VP residence, Selina is thrown by Janet Ryland's "gotcha" questions
Frozen Yoghurt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S01E02 Frozen Yoghurt
The Veep's office gets some good news. Selina takes advantage of the President being away to meet voters and work on filibuster reform.
Shutdown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S02E07 Shutdown
With D.C. in the midst of a government shutdown, Selina is forced to furlough some of her staff. A damaging story leaks about Selina's ex-husband, Andrew ; Danny Chung takes advantage of the shutdown; Gary and Jonah go on a run to retrieve Selina's trash.
Andrew is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S02E06 Andrew
After an unexpected hitch shuts down her budget negotiation with the majority leader, Selina moves the talks to Catherine's 21st birthday bash. Meanwhile, Amy and Gary fret over how Selina will handle seeing her ex-husband Andrew at the party; Mike fields press inquiries on Selina's role in the Uzbek hostage crisis.
S04E05 Convention is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S04E05 Convention
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.
S04E04 Tehran is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S04E04 Tehran
As part of her Middle East peace-talks tour, President Meyer makes an historic trip to Iran, where an American reporter is being detained. In D.C., Dan is wooed by lobbyist Sidney Purcell, while VP Doyle stands in for the president at a Rainbow Jersey event with a gay NBA star. Meanwhile, Kent's polling and Jonah's big mouth may cause trouble for Selina.
Alicia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S03E03 Alicia
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.
S02E01 Midterms is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Veep'
S02E01 Midterms
While the Vice President's staff concentrate on changes in their personal lives, Selina sees a way to increase her influence.