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In the premiere of this comedy following the public and private lives of U.S. vice president Selina Meyer and her staff, the office goes into damage-control mode to deal with a pair of gaffes that could tarnish her already suspect reputation.

Source: HBO

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Sunday April 22nd, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky ATLANTIC) Jun 25, 2012
Hungary Aug 14, 2012

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Guest Stars
Kate BurtonKate Burton
As Barbara Hallowes
David DeboyDavid Deboy
As David DeBoy
Will LoveWill Love
As TBD (as Wil Love)
Timothy Hayes LynchTimothy Hayes Lynch
As Mike Dudley
Michael MackMichael Mack
As Paul Burton
Kirk PenberthyKirk Penberthy
As Introducing Senator
Main Cast
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
As Selina Meyer
Anna Chlumsky
As Amy Brookheimer
Tony Hale
As Gary Walsh
Reid Scott
As Dan Egan
Timothy Simons
As Jonah Ryan
Matt Walsh
As Mike McLintock
Sufe Bradshaw
As Sue Wilson


Selina Meyer, the present Vice President of the United States, is informed about her schedule by her secretary. She it turns out is trying to get cornstarch utensils to be used inside all Federal buildings, as that would supposedly mean that she has arrived. She then attends a senators meeting, to discuss reforms. She then begins chatting with the senators. She is surprised to see there aren’t enough people in the room. The senators then start leaving one by one, as they have received a tweet on their phones, sent by a VP staffer that, plastic utensils will be eliminated from federal buildings and replaced by corn starch ones, and hence they are leaving, as they don’t want to anger the plastic industry. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorArmando Iannucci
Executive ProducerChristopher Godsick  |  Frank Rich  |  Armando Iannucci
Co-Executive ProducerSimon Blackwell
ProducerStephanie Laing  |  Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Production DesignerClayton Hartley
EditorBilly Sneddon
CastingAllison Jones  |  Jennifer Euston
Unit Production ManagerBill Hill (1)
First Assistant DirectorDale Stern
Second Assistant DirectorAlison Rosa
MusicChristopher Willis  |  Rupert Gregson-williams
Costume DesignerErnesto Martinez
GripWade Tyree  |  Will Iversen
Key GripRhett Bloomquist
Camera OperatorJay Feather
Set DecoratorJan Pascale
Location ManagerPatrick Burn
Transportation CoordinatorRon Smith (2)
Property MasterKristine Kilpe
Construction CoordinatorMike Davis (1)
Production AssistantBrian Chilcoat  |  Sean Love
Production Sound MixerScott Harber
Script SupervisorJane Burka
Production CoordinatorCourtney Labree
Assistant EditorJo Walker
Post Production SupervisorKris Baucom  |  Layla Blackman
GafferDavid Skutch
On-Line EditorSion Penny
Director of PhotographyJimmy Lindsey
Production SupervisorThane Watkins
Art DirectorHalina Gebarowicz  |  Jim Gloster
Assistant Production CoordinatorAshley Compton
Post Production CoordinatorKaty Bishop
Dubbing MixerRichard Davey
Costume SupervisorDerek Sullivan (2)
Art Department CoordinatorKatie Howard
Production AccountantCharles de Bernier
Casting AssistantPeter Kousakis  |  Scott Goergens
Transportation CaptainKenny Ziegler
Department Head HairFrida Aradottir
Location ScoutMarvin Ruffin
CostumerMara Majorowicz  |  Deb Dalton
Casting AssociateBen Harris
Key HairstylistArdis F. Cohen
Department Head Make-upKaren Kawahara
Post Production AssistantJuan Mazara  |  Jonathan Lentin
Visual EffectsDolores McGinley
On-set DresserJason Wicksell  |  Jim McPherson
ColoristDan Coles
Assistant To The Executive ProducerNicole Carlotto  |  Callie Hersheway
Assistant Property MasterBob Spore
Assistant To The ProducerJoanne Lazarus  |  Dana Brancato
Video AssistantAdam Barth
Assistant Sound EditorWill Chadwick
Digital Imaging TechnicianDaniel Applegate
Sound Effects EditorJack Gillies
Best Boy GripJoe Kurtz
Dialogue EditorRichard Fordham
LeadpersonGordon McVay
Second Second Assistant DirectorCecilia Sanchez Sweatman
"A" Camera First AssistantSebastian Vega
"A" Camera Second AssistantIan Axilrod
Location AssistantKatie Ryan
"B" Camera First AssistantKurt Parlows
Transportation Co-captainDuane S. Kelly
"B" Camera Second AssistantNicholas Nuynh
1st Assistant AccountantMelissa Mahoney (2)
Assistant PropsD'arcy Rossiter
Key MakeupBarbara Lacey
Digital LoaderMatthew Riggieri
Local CastingPat Moran
Key TailorLouise Lewis (2)
Warning: Veep season 1 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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