History Series / VEEP

30th May '16 3:50:57 AM TinMan
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* EverybodyDidIt: In "C**tgate", Selina tasks Amy with finding out who called her a cunt. Turns out pretty much everyone working in the West Wing did.



* NoExceptYes: In "C**tgate", the U.S. government is absolutely not considering bailing out banks. They're just considering massive financial infusions for the banks.



* {{Scandalgate}}: Selina's speech gaffe is called "retardgate".

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* {{Scandalgate}}: {{Scandalgate}}:
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Selina's speech gaffe is called "retardgate"."retardgate".
** In "C**tgate", this gets a massive LampshadeHanging as Mike and reporters bicker over whether or not someone in the West Wing calling Selina a cunt qualifies as a "gate".


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* TheStoic: Majorie Palmiotti, Selina's new bodyguard in Season 5. She's a Secret Service agent so it goes with the job. [[spoiler:When she and Catherine reveal they're a couple, she explains that it's why she's been so bubbly, which Selina just looks confused at.]]
29th May '16 11:26:15 PM gallium
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* SuddenlySexuality: In fifth-season episode "C**tgate", Catherine comes out as a lesbian. In Season 2 she had a boyfriend, an Iranian student named Rahim, and in Season 4 she was engaged to be married to a lobbyist named Jason.
23rd May '16 10:23:10 AM freesefan
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* ThanksgivingEpisode: Season 5's "Thanksgiving", in which Selina pardons a turkey while dealing with the fallout from the tied election, and Dan has an unpleasant encounter with Amy's dad over turkey dinner.
22nd May '16 2:17:26 PM MikeW
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** Selina gets Tom James as her new VP, pushing him hard as popular and loveable to the voters in order to boost her own ticket...only to have his popularity eclipse Selina's to the point where people will take him as President over her.
17th May '16 1:43:23 AM TinMan
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* GoneHorriblyRight: In "The Eagle", Ben convinces Selina to blame Chinese hackers for her tweets regarding O'Brien. When the Chinese doesn't take it lying down, Selina continues to up the ante way past was Ben intended to the point that China starts heading toward a trade war and bans foreign adoptions. But, hey, it does get everyone to forget about her tweets.

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* GoneHorriblyRight: GoneHorriblyRight:
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In "The Eagle", Ben convinces Selina to blame Chinese hackers for her tweets regarding O'Brien. When the Chinese doesn't take it lying down, Selina continues to up the ante way past was Ben intended to the point that China starts heading toward a trade war and bans foreign adoptions. But, hey, it does get everyone to forget about her tweets.tweets.
** The Nevada recount and the absentee ballots pushed by the Meyer camp ends with O'Brien officially winning the state and Selina losing the national popular vote. Whoops.
16th May '16 2:16:45 AM Aquila89
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** In "Mother", Selina tells Catherine how her mother treated her, without realizing that she treats Catherine the exact same way.
-->'''Selina:''' You have no idea what it was like to be the only daughter of a pathological narcissist. I mean, all this woman did was to criticize me or ignore me.
-->'''Catherine:''' ''(sighs)'' I'm gonna go to bed.
16th May '16 2:10:43 AM Aquila89
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* ClusterFBomb: It's a HBO show. Go figure.

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* ClusterFBomb: It's a HBO show. Go figure. Lampshaded in "The Eagle", when Catherine is making a documentary about her mother's administration:
-->'''Selina:''' Catherine, do not use any of the vulgar parts.
-->'''Catherine:''' Yeah, but that's like all of it, Mom.
8th May '16 11:48:57 PM TinMan
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* GoneHorriblyRight: In "The Eagle", Ben convinces Selina to blame Chinese hackers for her tweets regarding O'Brien. When the Chinese doesn't take it lying down, Selina continues to up the ante way past was Ben intended to the point that China starts heading toward a trade war and bans foreign adoptions. But, hey, it does get everyone to forget about her tweets.


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* ScatterbrainedSenior: Bob Bradley. A once great Secretary of State, by the time he's called into help out the Meyer camp in the Nevada recount he can't even remember that Meyer is president.
5th May '16 2:39:55 AM Aquila89
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** Hints of this between Amy and Dan - and Dan at least clearly thinks that's what's happening. In "Nev-AD-a" Amy invites Dan to her room but he's off with Amy's sister--and she sent the texts to Ben by mistake.

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** Hints of this between Amy and Dan - and Dan at least clearly thinks that's what's happening. In "Nev-AD-a" "Nev-AD-a", they have a romantic moment, but it's [[MomentKiller ruined by the appearance of Sophie, Amy's sister]]. Later, Amy invites Dan to her room but he's off with Amy's sister--and Sophie - and she sent the texts to Ben by mistake.
4th May '16 6:41:45 PM freesefan
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** Hints of this between Amy and Dan - and Dan at least clearly thinks that's what's happening.

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** Hints of this between Amy and Dan - and Dan at least clearly thinks that's what's happening. In "Nev-AD-a" Amy invites Dan to her room but he's off with Amy's sister--and she sent the texts to Ben by mistake.
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