History Trivia / VEEP

23rd Mar '18 2:07:56 AM CommanderVisor
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*** His character was the subject of a [[ThrowingOutTheScript teleprompter fail and speech improv]] at his oath of office, whereas here he's involved in the teleprompter failing.
8th Mar '18 2:02:27 PM CommanderVisor
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* WordOfGod: It's been agreed by Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Creator/KevinSpacey that if Selina Meyer and [[Series/HouseOfCardsUS Frank Underwood]] ran against each other for presidency, Selina would totally "kill" him in the debates only to be killed in a "horrible accident" at some point.

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* WordOfGod: WordOfSaintPaul: It's been agreed by Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Creator/KevinSpacey that if Selina Meyer and [[Series/HouseOfCardsUS Frank Underwood]] ran against each other for presidency, Selina would totally "kill" him in the debates only to be killed in a "horrible accident" at some point.
8th Mar '18 2:02:15 PM CommanderVisor
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** Maybe. Kent finds the trope of {{Alternate Timeline}}s to be a lazy way to create a sci-fi work. Creator/GaryCole previously played in ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated'', [[spoiler:which ended with the original universe getting {{Cosmic Retcon}}ned out of existence in favor of an alternate timeline where the BigBad didn't exist.]]

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** %%** Maybe. Kent finds the trope of {{Alternate Timeline}}s to be a lazy way to create a sci-fi work. Creator/GaryCole previously played in ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated'', [[spoiler:which ended with the original universe getting {{Cosmic Retcon}}ned out of existence in favor of an alternate timeline where the BigBad didn't exist.]]


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* WordOfGod: It's been agreed by Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Creator/KevinSpacey that if Selina Meyer and [[Series/HouseOfCardsUS Frank Underwood]] ran against each other for presidency, Selina would totally "kill" him in the debates only to be killed in a "horrible accident" at some point.
25th Feb '18 10:40:41 PM CommanderVisor
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* YouLookFamiliar: Anna Chlumksy, who plays Amy, previously played Liza Weld, a similar character in ''Film/InTheLoop'', Iannucci's previous work.

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* YouLookFamiliar: Anna Chlumksy, who plays Amy, previously played Liza Weld, a similar character in ''Film/InTheLoop'', Iannucci's previous work.work.
* Creator/BarackObama and Mitt Romney have been stated to be fans of the show.
25th Feb '18 8:39:59 PM CommanderVisor
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* ActorAllusion:
** ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'', where Julia Louis-Dreyfus was a cast member in the '80s, runs a sketch mocking Selina, which she defuses by appearing on the show herself.

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* ActorAllusion:
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ActorAllusion: ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'', where Julia Louis-Dreyfus was a cast member in the '80s, runs a sketch mocking Selina, which she defuses by appearing on the show herself.herself.
* CastingGag:
** Creator/GaryCole previously played as a veep himself in ''Series/TheWestWing''.
8th Jan '18 11:37:45 PM CommanderVisor
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** Maybe. Kent finds the trope of {{Alternate Timeline}}s to be a lazy way to create a sci-fi work. He previously played in ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated'', [[spoiler:which ended with the original universe getting {{Cosmic Retcon}}ned out of existence in favor of an alternate timeline where the BigBad didn't exist.]]

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** Maybe. Kent finds the trope of {{Alternate Timeline}}s to be a lazy way to create a sci-fi work. He Creator/GaryCole previously played in ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated'', [[spoiler:which ended with the original universe getting {{Cosmic Retcon}}ned out of existence in favor of an alternate timeline where the BigBad didn't exist.]]
8th Jan '18 11:36:14 PM CommanderVisor
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* ActorAllusion: ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'', where Julia Louis-Dreyfus was a cast member in the '80s, runs a sketch mocking Selina, which she defuses by appearing on the show herself.

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* ActorAllusion: ActorAllusion:
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''Series/SaturdayNightLive'', where Julia Louis-Dreyfus was a cast member in the '80s, runs a sketch mocking Selina, which she defuses by appearing on the show herself.herself.
** Maybe. Kent finds the trope of {{Alternate Timeline}}s to be a lazy way to create a sci-fi work. He previously played in ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated'', [[spoiler:which ended with the original universe getting {{Cosmic Retcon}}ned out of existence in favor of an alternate timeline where the BigBad didn't exist.]]
30th Oct '17 2:22:13 PM Pren
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* TroubledProduction: The final season went into production shortly after Julia Louis-Dreyfus was diagnosed with breast cancer, and had to work around her chemotherapy treatments.
17th Apr '17 8:05:28 AM lrrose
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* {{Defictionalization}}: There's an actual official [[https://jonahryancongressman.com Jonah Ryan campaign website]]. ''Veep'' also bought real ad space in New Hampshire newspapers to put out fake campaign campaign ads for Jonah.
27th Apr '16 12:13:49 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Oh look, it's [[Series/{{Seinfeld}} Elaine]] and [[Series/ArrestedDevelopment Buster]]!
** [[Series/StarTrekVoyager Neelix]] is in charge of investigating Selina's corruption.
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