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Silicon Valley 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (2014– )
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Follows the struggle of Richard Hendricks, a Silicon Valley engineer trying to build his own company called Pied Piper.
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Series cast summary:
Josh Brener ...  Nelson 'Big Head' Bighetti 47 episodes, 2014-2019
Martin Starr ...  Bertram Gilfoyle 47 episodes, 2014-2019
Kumail Nanjiani ...  Dinesh Chugtai 47 episodes, 2014-2019
Zach Woods ...  Donald 'Jared' Dunn 47 episodes, 2014-2019
Matt Ross ...  Gavin Belson 47 episodes, 2014-2019
Thomas Middleditch ...  Richard Hendricks 46 episodes, 2014-2018
Amanda Crew ...  Monica Hall 46 episodes, 2014-2018
Jimmy O. Yang ...  Jian Yang 42 episodes, 2014-2019
Suzanne Cryer ...  Laurie Bream 39 episodes, 2015-2019
T.J. Miller ...  Erlich Bachman 38 episodes, 2014-2017
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In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. A comedy partially inspired by Mike Judge's own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late 1980s. Written by Home Box Office

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USA

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English

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6 April 2014 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Kumail Najiani (Dinesh) is from Pakistan and one of his college majors was in Computer Science. See more »

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Gavin Belson: Fuck!
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Comedically-heavy yet Storyline-fit
21 April 2014 | by TheLimeyCriticSee all my reviews

Silicon Valley is an HBO tech-series with all the typical stereotypes. An overweight stoner, an emaciated wannabe cyber-criminal, a witty Indian with characteristic accent, and the centerpiece, a gangly socially awkward CEO.

The show aims to provide an unrealistic yet overly comedic account of a startup company, aptly named 'Pied Piper, who has just created a nextgen compression algorithm. A bit campy? Yes. However, the production value and writing are on point, the acting is adequate, and the result is an entertaining collection of scenes which keeps one interested and expectant.

As the series is only a few episodes in, not much can be said about a larger picture, but so far the show is akin to various HBO blips on a similar vein. Think 'Flight of the Conchords' minus the musical, or 'Bored to Death' minus the deadpan lethargy.

That networks like HBO are under fire from online content providers like Netflix and Hulu, I appreciate the recent trend: more artistic license and less plodding predictability.

Thumbs up for the effort as we can look forward to watching this grow!


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