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Veep: Hostages

As a hostage crisis in Uzbekistan heats up, Selina and Secretary of Defense General Maddox have trouble getting on the same page at their joint appearance at the Marine Corps Base at Quantico. Sue testifies at a congressional hearing on governmental efficiencies; Dan and Gary jockey for the Veep's ear.

Source: HBO

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x3
Airdate: Sunday April 28th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky ATLANTIC) Oct 30, 2013

Guest Stars
Craig CackowskiCraig Cackowski
As Cliff
Ed JewettEd Jewett
As General Mercer
Gary ColeGary Cole
As Kent Davison
Isiah Whitlock, Jr.Isiah Whitlock, Jr.
As George Maddox
Kevin Dunn (1)Kevin Dunn (1)
As Ben Caffrey
Dan ManningDan Manning
As New Senator 2
Ken ArnoldKen Arnold
As Neil
Pete BurrisPete Burris
As Colonel Jeffcoat
R. Emery BrightR. Emery Bright
As Marine Hayward
Remy AuberjonoisRemy Auberjonois
As Vince Hessler
Wil LoveWil Love
As Phillip Dorsey
Main Cast
Julia Louis-DreyfusJulia Louis-Dreyfus
As Selina Meyer
Anna ChlumskyAnna Chlumsky
As Amy Brookheimer
Tony HaleTony Hale
As Gary Walsh
Reid ScottReid Scott
As Dan Egan
Timothy SimonsTimothy Simons
As Jonah Ryan
Matt WalshMatt Walsh
As Mike McLintock
Sufe BradshawSufe Bradshaw
As Sue Wilson


The episode begins with Selina watching a news report about a bunch of American kids who have been taken hostage. She and Dan go over the details of a speech she is scheduled to give. Cliff, Sue’s fill-in, arrives for his first day of work. At Ken’s office, Ben and Amy talk with him about the hostage crisis. Amy lets Ken know that Selina wants swift action. Ken retorts saying they will have to wait till the opinion polls reveal that the American people want the hostages rescued. Ken even gives an analogy to explain his perspective. Selina arrives at a marine base in Quantico to meet General Maddox, Secretary of Defense. ..

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