veep s6 re-cap

veep s6 re-cap (a vee-cap, if you will…or not)

i’m missing the show something fierce. i’ve compiled my “just about write” recaps here along with my fave lines and highlights (obscene language and all). relive season 6 with me!

6×01 “omaha”

highs:

  • richard is selina’s right-hand man
  • marjorie plays a big role

lows:

  • no sue
  • selina is dating andrew (gary’s face is my face)
  • amy and dan aren’t on selina’s team

best quotes: 

  • purple mountain’s majesty – amy to a woman wearing purple
  • congressman powder – furlong
6×02 “library”

highs:

  • my favorite episode of season 6
  • the physical comedy bit at the beginning with selina and gary is AMAZING
  • amy brennan as gigi pell
  • the whole lesbian thing between gigi and selina
  • GARY
  • splettshirts

lows:

  • NONE

best quotes:

  • i don’t understand how a guy who never cracked a book can open up a library -selina, re: president hughes
  • can you even have a library? i think it’d be more like a bookmobile -president stevenson
  • lobotomy barbie – amy
  • i appreciate that. means a lot. you’re like a son to me -selina to marjorie
  • frida swallow -selina
  • good luck trying to get your precious back from those mean hobbits, smeagol -furlong to jonah
  • my pen’s out of ink. i’m just going to scratch it into the paper, and go back and trace over it to see what i wrote, like a suspense movie -richard, precious richard
  • it’s what i’ve come to expect from the gatekeepers of the patriarchal ‘phallus quo’ -selina
  • you just rolled your eyes like you’re the world’s bitchiest mime -selina to gary
6×03 “georgia”

highs:

  • MINNA IS BACK!
  • a dan and amy scene
  • stephen fry as genidze

lows:

  • confusing and depressing politics

best quotes: 

  • i want you to know that i will destroy you in ways that are so creative they will honor me at the kennedy center -selina to jonah
  • who needs champagne when you can have all these different kinds of wallpaper? -selina, re: genidze’s home decor

6×04 “justice”

highs:

  • amy is back on team meyer!
  • selina and gary’s matching heart attacks
  • kent correcting people on daylight saving time

lows:

  • dan is still sidelined to his morning show sub-plot

best quotes:

  • i’m just tired, and uncomfortable, and mike’s hair reminds me of graham cracker crumbs -selina
  • i pardoned typhoid moishe -selina, re: tanz
  • [daylight saving time] is my favorite holiday because it’s like living in a tiny version of back to the future -richard
6×05 “chicklet”

highs:

  • the whole wax figure storyline
  • mary holland as shawnee
  • richard’s sperm donation
  • marjorie

lows:

  • sporadic sub-plots

best quotes:

  •  i look like i’m trying out for the price is right -selina
  • catherine, is their any parade you don’t rain on? -selina
6×06 “qatar”

highs:

  • nicki micheaux as nyaring ayun
  • furlong’s dinner party
  • hamilton references
  • shawnee gives ben and kent the ship name, “bent”

lows:

  • dan’s morning show storyline ends but he’s still not back on team selina

best quotes:

  • i call it ‘yoloha’ which is a combination of yolo and aloha -buzzy
    i think it’s rad which is a combination of retarded and sad -dan
  • your hat looks handmade. i have a lesbian daughter that would love it -selina
6×07 “blurb”

highs:

  • jonah converting to judaism
  • the whole scene about the baby

lows:

  • the tom/selina sexual tension scuffle

best quotes: 

  • look at my neck. i have pardoned turkeys with fewer wattles -selina
  • maybe you were too busy biting james bond’s cable car wire to realize, but if we don’t raise the debt ceiling, america’s financial system is going to go belly up -furlong
6×08 “judge”

highs:

  • my favorite recap of season 6
  • some gary backstory, y’all!
  • jean smart and stephen root as gary’s parents
  • gary’s mom calls marjorie, “mr. marjorie”
  • amy’s truck stop rant

lows: 

  • NONE

best quotes:

  • we’re in gary’s house, and this whole place is like a vortex of sexual confusion -selina
  • i skinned it, and made a fur vest and matching boots for my g.i. joe doll. bam! sucka! -gary
6×09 “a woman first”

highs: 

  • ADAM SCOTT
  • dan finally rejoins the team
  • peter macnicols as uncle jeff. that maniacal laugh, tho
  • selina and marjorie

lows:

  • we didn’t get to see montez’s reaction to selina reclaiming responsibility for tibet

best quotes:

  • why do you work for me, you stupid mustache?! -selina to mike, OBVS
  • you made the Hindenburg look like a normal, on-time blimp landing -uncle jeff to jonah (it could easily be selina to mike, though, honestly)
6×10 “groundbreaking”

highs:

  • we see how gary and selina met
  • VAGI-BRARY
  • the amy/dan pregnancy shocker
  • marjorie got that wipe warmer she wanted

lows:

  • selina breaks up with jaffar

best quotes:

  • when did we build an indian casino gift shop? -selina, re: the nursery
  • where are the toys? or is the baby going to play chess against death? -selina, again re: the nursery

 

 

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this is a random mix of whatever. some book and movie reviews. a lot of fangirling over the x-files. reviewing all episodes, slowly but surely. thanks for visiting!
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