Veep Season 2 Review “Helsinki”

Unlike most episodes of Veep, this week’s “Helsinki” picked up directly from the end of last week’s entry, following Selina as she travelled to Finland. At first, I was worried that the direct connections to “The Vic Allen Dinner” would mean another weak installment. Instead, the awkward culture clashes and character interactions made for one of the season’s best episodes. Selina’s knowledge of pop culture has often been shown to be limited, but her inability to recognize Angry Birds was still funny, particularly amid such a long and painful meet and greet. The gift exchange was one of those moments that Veep does best, with what should be a simple hello going wrong and setting the stage for plenty of awkward scenes. READ MORE...

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