Veep: Season 6 (2017)


Season 6
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A move from the White House hasn't dulled Veep's razor-sharp satirical edge, thanks to Julia Louis-Dreyfus and her castmates' deft comic chemistry.

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Critic Ratings: 36

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User Ratings: 268

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Air date: Apr 16, 2017

In the Season 6 premiere, Selina tries to secure her legacy one year after losing the presidency. Meanwhile, Dan tries to fit in at his new job; and Amy's D.C.-style campaign tactics are a little too rough for her new coworkers.

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Air date: Apr 23, 2017

Selina visits President Hughes' library, which gets her thinking about one of her own. Meanwhile, Jonah learns the secret to getting ahead in politics; Amy releases an attack ad; and Dan finds himself at the mercy of Jane's whims.

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Air date: Apr 30, 2017

Selina helps monitor the first free and democratic election in the former Soviet republic of Georgia. Meanwhile, Mike and Gary hide evidence of a major blunder; Jonah and Richard have an eventful night out; and, back in the U.S., Dan tries to help Amy.

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Air date: May 7, 2017

Selina and her team attend a funeral for a Supreme Court justice; Amy tries to nail down a location for Selina's library; Dan tries to stay on Jane's good side; Jonah finds an issue.

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Air date: May 14, 2017

Selina settles on a location for her library; Dan gets a gossip column; Mike helps Selina with her book; Jonah tries to nail down a big donation; Gary manages a minor crisis at Madame Tussauds.

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Air date: May 21, 2017

Selina takes a trip to Qatar; Jonah gets a dinner invitation; Dan has an unexpected visit from an HR rep; Catherine and Marjorie have big news to share.

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Air date: May 28, 2017

Selina works on her book as her staff prepare for the ceremony to unveil her portrait. Meanwhile, Jonah tries to weasel his way onto the guest list; and Dan struggles to solve his on-screen chemistry problem.

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Air date: Jun 11, 2017

Daniel woos Jonah to land a coveted interview. Meanwhile, Selina takes a trip to Alabama for Gary's 40th birthday party; and Amy lobbies Selina to help Mike get organized, but she's got her work cut out for her when he realizes he lost his diary.

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Air date: Jun 18, 2017

Selina's book finally arrives; Jonah has an important meeting; Dan, Ben and Kent go out for drinks.

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Air date: Jun 25, 2017

In the Season 6 finale, Selina and her staff get ready for the long-awaited groundbreaking for her library; Amy seeks clarity on her role; and Jonah asks Dan, Ben and Kent for help.

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Tv Season Info

Season 6 of this comedy series opens a year after the events of last season, with Selina (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) no longer being in public office. Now, she's interested in securing her own legacy and decides to write a memoir. She enlists the help of Mike (Matt Walsh) who is now a stay-at-home dad. Meanwhile, Dan (Reid Scott) is working as a co-host for a morning television program and Amy's (Anna Chlumsky) brash personality causes discomfort with her new coworkers.

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Critic Reviews for Veep Season 6

All Critics (36) | Top Critics (22)

This new season of Veep is the political satire we need right now. It lampoons the outsized egos and fumbling of a crew of Washington knuckleheads just as dysfunction in real life politics is front-page news.

Apr 13, 2017 | Full Review…

Veep is still Veep, which is to say outrageous, brash, and very funny in promulgating its convincing vision of democracy as running on nothing but inertia.

Apr 12, 2017 | Full Review…

Veep is at its best when her political team is united -- and of course also divided. So let the infighting begin anew. The profanity is already firmly in place.

Apr 12, 2017 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Veep is a satirization of all power-hungry politicians, neutral to their party, past, or principles. But most importantly, it's telling its own story. This is a serialized narrative that refuses to rewrite history in order to mock it.

Apr 12, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

In TV terms, we call this a re-set, but in Veep terms, it's genius.

Apr 11, 2017 | Rating: A+ | Full Review…

What Veep is now providing, in contrast to its previous seasons, is a sense of moral stability: Here are a bunch of incompetent people who are living, finally, with the ramifications of their incompetence.

Apr 20, 2017 | Full Review…

Veep can be a bit of a grab bag. It's both feminist and women-hating; racially progressive and racist; offensive and hilarious by turns. But somehow it all comes together.

Aug 4, 2019 | Rating: B | Full Review…

This is the world where Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) would have returned for the sixth season, and frankly, the show's choices at the end of last season are paying off.

Oct 10, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

The sixth season maintains its high level of acidity and humor. [Full Review in Spanish]

Jul 9, 2018 | Full Review…

Dreyfus may be the funniest person on TV right now.

Jun 1, 2018 | Full Review…

Veep pulls no punches. Leading the charge is the show's top-notch cast, who somehow get even funnier in year six, despite the fact that they're never in the same room together.

Feb 14, 2018 | Full Review…

Like Sophia in Girlboss, Selina is utterly self-absorbed, but there's no youthfully idealistic counterbalance. And Veep is the better for it.

Apr 12, 2017 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Veep: Season 6

  • Oct 19, 2019
    A change in setting may cause the loss of some of Veep's more loveable themes and ideas during its sixth season. But this is more than welcome due to its intriguing exploration of areas outside of the west wing, as well as a fascinating following of the different paths each member of team Meyer takes following their expulsion from the White House --- and what would it be without the cast, undoubtedly the most elaborate and talented group of riding, pissed-filled skin Twizzlers on TV, led by the masterful Mrs. Julia Louis Dreyfus. Jonah Ryan is running for president... this is gonna be good! Iroh's grade: A-
  • Nov 02, 2017
    Veep's penultimate season is it's best yet, and really captures these foul-mouthed politicians at their sharpest and most quick-witted.
  • Oct 09, 2017
    Somehow, from being one of the funniest shows ever made, this has become thoroughly unpleasant. I don't like these characters any more, and Selina especially has become a mere caricature of narcissism. The cleverness and light touch of the show, even up to Season 5, has been replaced by a rancid, bitter aftertaste that's hardly worth watching any more.
  • Jul 12, 2017
    Veep isn't afraid to mock the US Political structure and process. The acting is superb and it's comedic value is superb. Shame more people don't watch it
  • Jul 07, 2017
    @TonyHale. Nuff said. :-)
  • Jun 27, 2017
    Seriously the funniest thing out right now.
  • May 09, 2017
    Best comedy on television. A must watch for all fans of dry, intelligent, and out of this world profane humor.
  • May 09, 2017
    The show is not funny!
  • Apr 29, 2017
    still good, so good!
  • Apr 27, 2016
    Definitely less enjoyable than previous seasons, as I feel the writers struggled to decide where to go after the White House, but it picks up again in the last couple of episodes, giving me hope that season 7 will be great again!

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