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The Best Episodes of 'Veep'

Updated July 26, 2019 1.1k votes 285 voters 8.0k views38 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.

New episodes of Veep will be added to the list if a new season comes out. Even if a show is cancelled, you never know if it might return on Netflix!
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  • S04E09 Testimony1
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    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.
  • S02E09 Running2
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    S02E09 Running

    The Veep continues her plans. Dan (Reid Scott) attempts to play both sides of the Selina-Danny Chung rivalry.
  • S02E03 Hostages3
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    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.
  • S04E05 Convention4
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    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.
  • S03E03 Alicia5
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    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.
  • S04E10 Election Night6
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    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.
  • S02E05 Helsinki7
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    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.
  • S03E08 Debate8
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    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.
  • S03E02 The Choice9
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    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.
  • S01E05 Nicknames10
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    S01E05 Nicknames

    Selina can't stop thinking about the nicknames people use for her in Washington.
  • S02E10 D.C.11
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    S02E10 D.C.

    With the administration in full crisis mode, Selina and her staff try to cope.
  • S03E09 Crate12
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    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.
  • S04E03 Data13
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    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.
  • S01E07 Full Disclosure14
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    S01E07 Full Disclosure

    Turmoil is in the air as changes to personnel cause issues; A decision is made by Selina to make a lot of the files public; Dan and Selina kill the Clean Jobs Bill and someone might get fired.
  • S04E01 Joint Session15
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    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.
  • S02E04 The Vic Allen Dinner16
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    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.
  • S04E02 East Wing17
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    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.
  • S01E02 Frozen Yoghurt18
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    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.
  • S02E06 Andrew19
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    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.
  • S02E02 Signals20
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    S02E02 Signals

    Selina travels to North Carolina and attends a pig roast and Dan decides to change his exercise regime by starting pilates.
  • S01E06 Baseball21
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    S01E06 Baseball

    Selina attends an event at Camden Yards with Amy and divulges a top secret to her
  • S04E04 Tehran22
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    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.
  • S01E08 Tears23
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    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.
  • S02E01 Midterms24
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    S02E01 Midterms

    While the Vice President's staff concentrate on changes in their personal lives, Selina sees a way to increase her influence.
  • S03E06 Detroit25
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    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.