* DevelopmentHell: In 2007 ABC rejected a proposed American version of ''The Thick of It'' that would have centered around a newly elected congressman. Various networks expressed intererest in adapting ''The Thick of It'' after ABC passed, with HBO eventually picking the show up and changing the lead character from congressman to Vice President.
* RoleAssociation:
** Huh, I never figured [[Series/{{Seinfeld}} Elaine Benes]] would become the VP.
** Dear Lord, [[Series/ArrestedDevelopment Buster Bluth]] as the Vice President's body man?
** The Veep's chief of staff [[ShesAllGrownUp is]] [[Film/MyGirl Vada Sultenfuss]]!
*** And at the end of Season 2, she's going out with [[Series/TheOfficeUS Gabe]]!
** [[FridayNightLights Buddy Garrity]] is now a senator, god help us all.
** In "Baseball," [[MadMen Jimmy Barrett]] is taking pictures at an event attended by [[Film/BeerFest Landfill]].
** [[TheWire Clay Davis]] has moved on from Senator to Secretary of Defense.
** And Jay Landsman has been demoted from Baltimore Detective to DC Garbageman.
** Former [[TheWestWing Vice President Bob Russell]] is now a White House senior pollster.