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Old 04-29-2012, 11:03 PM   #1
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so has anyone else caught the first 2 episodes of this show on HBO? i was little hesitant since usually anything with the 3 main Seinfeld actors not named Jerry usually flops, but so far this show is funny as hell and Julia Louis Dreyfus does a great job (and for 51 looks smoking). the cast is excellent (Arrested Development and Upright Citizen's Brigade connections) and the writing is very sharp. highly recommended

early reviews are very strong as well: http://www.tvfanatic.com/2012/04/vee...irst-in-funny/

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Old 04-30-2012, 12:17 AM   #2
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Funny show, not sure if I'm fully on board with how it's executed, but I will give it a few more looks.
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I like it so far. I set it to record so I will probably watch the next few episodes.
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Old 04-30-2012, 11:04 AM   #4
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It's been ok so far. HBO has canceled better shows than this, but I'll give it more of a chance.
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Old 04-30-2012, 07:57 PM   #5
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It just was renewed for a second season.
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Old 05-02-2012, 08:36 AM   #6
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It just was renewed for a second season.
Good to hear. We have enjoyed the first two episodes so far.
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Old 05-02-2012, 09:46 AM   #7
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It just was renewed for a second season.
Not to dis credit Veep, but has HBO ever not renewed a show past Season One.

I know Luck was cancelled this year, but that was due to another issue. They had renweed Luck for Season 2 before all the controversy surfaced.

I'm sure I'm missing one, but I can't think of a HBO show that was cancelled after S1
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Not to dis credit Veep, but has HBO ever not renewed a show past Season One.

I know Luck was cancelled this year, but that was due to another issue. They had renweed Luck for Season 2 before all the controversy surfaced.

I'm sure I'm missing one, but I can't think of a HBO show that was cancelled after S1
i think the fact that Veep has probably one of the best timeslots for any new show in HBO's history will help it along more than anything
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Not to dis credit Veep, but has HBO ever not renewed a show past Season One.

I know Luck was cancelled this year, but that was due to another issue. They had renweed Luck for Season 2 before all the controversy surfaced.

I'm sure I'm missing one, but I can't think of a HBO show that was cancelled after S1

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I just finished watching the first 2 episodes and I am curious to see more. Of course, I have always loved Julia Louis Dreyfus, flops or not, I think she has been great in everything she has done.
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There has been a bunch of episodes on the last 2 days and i'm getting a lot of laughs out of this.

Hilarious line I recently heard from the veep. Doing something (which i can't remember) is like using a fkn croissant for a dildo, It doesn't work and it's messy.

Liking this show.
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Anyone still watching? The last episode was amazing, the debate with the rolling commentary from other characters had my gut hurting. The Clovis episode was also gold, with Mike freaking out about the "meatingmeyer.com" website before it even showed up on the projector. Really like all the quick jokes that you really have to pay attention to get, reminds me of Arrested Development that way
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Anyone still watching? The last episode was amazing, the debate with the rolling commentary from other characters had my gut hurting. The Clovis episode was also gold, with Mike freaking out about the "meatingmeyer.com" website before it even showed up on the projector. Really like all the quick jokes that you really have to pay attention to get, reminds me of Arrested Development that way
I love the show. I almost died when they dropped "We need to get out of here fast, I'm talking Diana speed" Some great one liners in that show.
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"That's the worst use of scissors since my failed vasectomy"

Mike's lines are almost always my favorite
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Still one of my favorite shows. Always get a laugh.
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I really like this show. JLD is very convincing in her role, you don't think of her as 'oh it's Elaine!'

Sometimes the politics and gladhanding and bs gets so ramped up, it actually makes me nervous, haha. I'd hate to work in that world.

I loved the part with Jonah the week previous visiting Dan in the hospital.
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This show is hilarious. People who don't know about it are missing out.
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I just love the complete over the top vulgarity of the one liners that come out of nowhere in that show.
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I just love the complete over the top vulgarity of the one liners that come out of nowhere in that show.
My favourite of the season is when they were deciding what JLD's position on abortion should be she said "maybe I should just say get the government out of my ####ing snatch"
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I just love the complete over the top vulgarity of the one liners that come out of nowhere in that show.
You know what, I bet it is really like that in politics too. Gotta be so good in front of the public and cameras, and then it all gets let down in the tense parts behind the scenes. Plus too, it's still much more male dominated than most other jobs and places in society, and that tends to add to a bit more crudeness. And often the women having to engage in over the top 'male' behaviour just to fit in, and then it just becomes part of them too.

I was watching an interview from one of the cast members on some show, forget where, and they said they get countless comments about how so much is so true to life. Oh, I know I Dan, oh I know a Jonah!
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