'Veep' stars respond to Australian injured while laughing

39;Veep' stars joke as political satire leave Aussie MP in literal stitches

"But the real question is - what episode?", she wrote.

If you've seen that episode, you may recall a scene where oaf Congressman Jonah Ryan is interviewed by Dan Egan on CBS news, with Dan ceaselessly hinting at Ryan faking still being on chemo for testicular cancer. "Some rice went down my airway and I started coughing and choking and laughing at the same time", Perrett told BBC News.

Mr Perrett replied, explaining what episode he found so amusing. Pure gold, your highness! I was knocked out for a second or so and there was blood everywhere.

Veep stars respond to Australian MP who knocked himself out laughing at episode

There's no such thing as being too amusing in the comedy business - unless you're a TV show that makes someone laugh so hard they knock themselves out.

'Take good care of yourself and for God's sakes - be careful!'

Dreyfus wasn't the only person to get involved, with Jonah actor Timothy Simons wading in.

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That's what Australian politician Graham Perrett learned after nearly laughing himself to death while watching Veep.

@KateAurthur @MarkDiStef hahahahahahaha oh my god. oh my god.

"I can think of a few officials in the US that I may send the episode to", he added.

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During last year's general election down under, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's Liberal Party used a phrase that was nearly identical to an election slogan employed by Louis-Dreyfus's Selina Meyer in Veep - one chosen to be deliberately "hollow and oxymoronic".

Veep, created by Armando Iannucci, is in its sixth season on Sky Atlantic. Guardian Australia has contacted him for comment on Perrett's injury via a representative.

Queensland Labor politician Graham Perrett (pictured) had a nasty fall while laughing at the American political comedy Veep.

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