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Silicon Valley

2014
8.6
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Unexpectedly, there is no better TV series about the challenges of starting a small business and navigating the depressing waters of corporate takeovers than "Silicon Valley". Mike Judge’s HBO series is smart, funny, and profane, stylistically juxtaposing its (mostly) white uber -nerds against a musical backdrop of hardcore rap. It’s both a parody and a reflection. What continues to be so impressive about the show is how it investigates the nuances of dull business dealings in a way that feels emotionally urgent. It’s a new spin on cringe comedy that sets grim realities in a candy-colored world (with artisanal lunch menus, neon billiards tables, and bean bag chairs meant to entice employees into working their lives away).--Allison Keane, Collider, April 20, 2016
Synopsis
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.
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Comedy, Sitcom
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TV-MA
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Silicon Valley is a highly popular Tv Show. That Tv Show won Emmy (Primetime) Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series in 2014, Emmy (Primetime) Outstanding Comedy Series in 2014, Emmy (Primetime) Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series in 2014, Golden Globe Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy in 2015, and Emmy (Primetime) Outstanding Comedy Series in 2015. This was Mike Judge’s 7th Tv Show. Silicon Valley was one of this most popular pieces. This was Maggie Carey’s 1st Tv Shows in this genre. His most popular Tv Show was Silicon Valley. You can try similar series like The Office, The IT Crowd, and The Big Bang Theory.