Silicon Valley (2014)

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Genres:  Comedy

Runtime:  28min

Country: USA

Language:  English

Creator:   John AltschulerMike JudgeDave Krinsky

Stars:   Thomas MiddleditchT.J. MillerJosh Brener

Taglines: Changing the way things change.

Country: USA

Language: English

Release Date: 6 April 2014 (USA)

Follows the struggle of Richard Hendricks, a Silicon Valley engineer trying to build his own company called Pied Piper.

Summary

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.

Partially inspired by co-creator Mike Judge’s experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the 1980s, this comedy series follows the misadventures of introverted computer programmer Richard and his brainy friends as they attempt to strike it rich in a high-tech gold rush. They live together in a Bay Area startup incubator loosely run by self-satisfied dot-com millionaire Erlich, who lets them stay in his house rent-free in exchange for a stake in the projects they invent there. But when Richard develops a powerful search algorithm at his day job, he finds himself caught in the middle of a bidding war between his boss — whose firm offers Richard an eight-figure buyout — and a deep-pocketed venture capitalist.

Trivia
Web sites have been created for the companies in the show. This includes piedpiper.com, bachmanity.com, hooli.com, hooli.xyz, raviga.com, coderag.com, endframesystems.com, drinkhomicide.com, and an article was printed in Wired Magazine, about Bighead, referenced in one episode.

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