History Characters / Veep

29th Jun '16 1:49:09 AM Aquila89
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* HiddenDepths [[spoiler: Has two doctorates - one in veterinary science, and one in constitutional law]]

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* HiddenDepths [[spoiler: Has two doctorates - one in veterinary science, and one in constitutional law]]law.]]
* NiceGuy: In stark contrast with pretty much every other character, Richard is unfailingly nice and polite to everyone.




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* SheCleansUpNicely: She gets a new stylist in the season 5 finale who improves her looks so much that Dan doesn't even recognize her at first.
28th Jun '16 10:40:01 PM haloinsider
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* TheStarscream: Becomes this in Season 5, after it becomes clear at the end of Season 4's "Election Night" that the [[spoiler:hung Electoral College]] could lead to him becoming President instead of Selina. In "Congressional Ball", he is shown actively encouraging congressmen not to vote for Selina. [[spoiler:It works.]]

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* TheStarscream: Becomes this in Season 5, after it becomes clear at the end of Season 4's "Election Night" that the [[spoiler:hung Electoral College]] could lead to him becoming President instead of Selina. In "Congressional Ball", he is shown actively encouraging congressmen not to vote for Selina. [[spoiler:It works.works, but his later plan to win a vote for Presidency fails when Montez ends up taking it instead.]]
26th Jun '16 9:31:50 PM TinMan
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* TheDogBitesBack: [[spoiler:He casts the deciding for vote Senator Montez, making her the new president, after Selina lies to him one time too many.]]
22nd Jun '16 9:05:22 AM Daltonia
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[[caption-width-right:200:"I am in a room with three people and a fuckload of quiche".]]

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[[caption-width-right:200:"I am in a room with three people and a fuckload of quiche".[[caption-width-right:200:"If you can't take the heat, buy asbestos panties".]]


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* HypercompetentSidekick: Consistently, she is the most competent and adept member of Selina's staff.
20th Jun '16 4:48:35 PM TinMan
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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: In "Kissing Your Sister" after [[spoiler:the House vote is undecided and Tom James is all but certain to take the presidency]], she just walks out of the Oval Office forlornly. No screaming, no blaming staff, just straight quiet to the point that it's almost a HeroicBSOD.
20th Jun '16 9:27:41 AM TinMan
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* TheStarscream: Becomes this in Season 5, after it becomes clear at the end of Season 4's "Election Night" that the [[spoiler:hung Electoral College]] could lead to him becoming President instead of Selina. In "Congressional Ball", he is shown actively encouraging congressmen not to vote for Selina.

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* TheStarscream: Becomes this in Season 5, after it becomes clear at the end of Season 4's "Election Night" that the [[spoiler:hung Electoral College]] could lead to him becoming President instead of Selina. In "Congressional Ball", he is shown actively encouraging congressmen not to vote for Selina.
Selina. [[spoiler:It works.]]
20th Jun '16 2:00:49 AM TinMan
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!'''Sue Wilson'''

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!'''Sue Wilson'''Wilson-Levinson'''



** [[spoiler:Claims to have been married a year prior to the presidential election. She didn't invite anyone from work, naturally.]]

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** [[spoiler:Claims to have been married a year prior to the presidential election. She didn't invite anyone from work, naturally.]]]] Apparently Catherine knew, however, since her new last name is revealed in the documentary.



* MarriedToTheJob: Goes with being the White House chief of staff.

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* MarriedToTheJob: Goes with being the White House chief of staff. Subverted in that it appears he's still HappilyMarried.


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* BadassBiker: As revealed in Catherine's documentary.


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* NiceGirl: As shown in her documentary, off-screen everyone besides her mother seems to genuinely like her.
14th Jun '16 3:24:00 PM Morgaus
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In "Debate" she is shown to be an effective public speaker who can think on her feet.
A clip of a presidential debate shown in "Mommy Meyer" suggests that she is much better public speaker than her opponent, Bill O'Brien.
In "Congressional Ball", she ruthlessly and successfully browbeats fellow politicians to keep them in line.
In spite of Tom James' status as {{The Ace}}, in Season 5 she sees through and averts his schemes more than once.

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** In "Debate" she is shown to be an effective public speaker who can think on her feet.
** A clip of a presidential debate shown in "Mommy Meyer" suggests that she is much better public speaker than her opponent, Bill O'Brien.
** In "Congressional Ball", she ruthlessly and successfully browbeats fellow politicians to keep them in line.
** In spite of Tom James' status as {{The Ace}}, in Season 5 she sees through and averts his schemes more than once.
14th Jun '16 3:22:49 PM Morgaus
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* {{Hidden Depths}}: In spite of Selina being largely depicted as incompetent, she consistently has moments which show how she was able to become an accomplished Senator, mount a presidential campaign and become Vice President.
In "Debate" she is shown to be an effective public speaker who can think on her feet.
A clip of a presidential debate shown in "Mommy Meyer" suggests that she is much better public speaker than her opponent, Bill O'Brien.
In "Congressional Ball", she ruthlessly and successfully browbeats fellow politicians to keep them in line.
In spite of Tom James' status as {{The Ace}}, in Season 5 she sees through and averts his schemes more than once.
13th Jun '16 8:09:35 AM dangerdan97
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* SlasherSmile

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* SlasherSmileSlasherSmile: It comes out when he's particularly on edge, either in victory or defeat.



* DeadpanSnarker

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* DeadpanSnarkerDeadpanSnarker: A particularly icy flavor of snark.



* DeadpanSnarker

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* DeadpanSnarkerDeadpanSnarker: With the added bonus of being completely immune to any insults directed back at him (see StoppedCaring).



* StoppedCaring

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* StoppedCaringStoppedCaring: This insulates him from the stress the rest of the cast endures for all the internal jockeying... Leaving him free to absorb all the stress of the real-world problems the Oval Office faces.



* DeadpanSnarker

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* DeadpanSnarkerDeadpanSnarker: So much so that it's hard to tell when he's kidding.



* TheUnSmile

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* TheUnSmileTheUnSmile:



* PerpetualSmiler

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* PerpetualSmilerPerpetualSmiler: Teetering on StepfordSmiler, depending on how aware he actually is of his status.
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