Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley

From HBO and the offbeat mind of Mike Judge ('Office Space,' 'Beavis & Butthead') comes Season 1 of this comedy series that delves into the outrageous world of tech start-ups and the socially awkward underdogs trying to navigate its lucrative potential.
From HBO and the offbeat mind of Mike Judge ('Office Space,' 'Beavis & Butthead') comes Season 1 of this comedy series that delves into the outrageous world of tech start-ups and the socially awkward underdogs trying to navigate its lucrative potential.

Season 1 (8 episodes)

  • 1. Minimum Viable Product

    Original air date: 04/06/2014 Runtime: 29:22 min.

    Original air date: 04/06/2014 Runtime: 29:22 min. Series Premiere. When unknown Silicon Valley computer programmer Richard develops a powerful compression algorithm for his website, he finds himself courted by two major Silicon Valley investors.

  • 2. The Cap Table

    Original air date: 04/13/2014 Runtime: 28:06 min.

    Original air date: 04/13/2014 Runtime: 28:06 min. After a celebratory party at the Hacker Hostel, Richard and Erlich learn that Peter Gregory won't pay up until they deliver a viable business plan--one that includes a slimmed-downed staff. A desperate Richard hires former Belson underling Jared.

  • 3. Articles of Incorporation

    Original air date: 04/20/2014 Runtime: 28:39 min.

    Original air date: 04/20/2014 Runtime: 28:39 min. Richard learns that the name Pied Piper is already registered, forcing him to negotiate. Meanwhile, Erlich goes on a vision quest to think up a new company name, and Peter Gregory proves elusive when asked for money by one of his companies.

  • 4. Fiduciary Duties

    Original air date: 04/27/2014 Runtime: 28:31 min.

    Original air date: 04/27/2014 Runtime: 28:31 min. At a toga party thrown by Peter, Richard drunkenly promises to make Erlich a board-member--a decision he regrets the next morning. Richard discovers an interesting connection between Peter and Gavin Belson.

  • 5. Signaling Risk

    Original air date: 05/04/2014 Runtime: 28:31 min.

    Original air date: 05/04/2014 Runtime: 28:31 min. Erlich convinces a graffiti artist to create Pied Piper's logo, with controversial results. Jared tries to make the company more efficient. Richard learns he only has eight weeks to prepare for a live demo at TechCrunch Disrupt.

  • 6. Third Party Insourcing

    Original air date: 05/11/2014 Runtime: 28:32 min.

    Original air date: 05/11/2014 Runtime: 28:32 min. Richard feels threatened when the team hires a hacker with a notorious reputation to help with Pied Piper's cloud. Jared is taken for a ride when he seeks out Peter Gregory's signature. Erlich and Dinesh compete for the attention of Gilfoyle's girlfriend.

  • 7. Proof of Concept

    Original air date: 05/18/2014 Runtime: 28:09 min.

    Original air date: 05/18/2014 Runtime: 28:09 min. At TechCrunch Disrupt, Richard feels the pressure to finish his demo, but finds himself distracted by a girl he dated briefly who's spreading rumors about him. Erlich's scandalous past connection to one of the judges threatens Pied Piper's chances.

  • 8. Optimal Tip-to-Tip Efficiency

    Original air date: 06/01/2014 Runtime: 28:32 min.

    Original air date: 06/01/2014 Runtime: 28:32 min. Season One Finale. Poised to compete at TechCrunch Disrupt, the guys of Pied Piper become worried after an impressive presentation by Gavin Belson. As Jared tries to pivot the company, Richard is inspired to make big changes at the last minute.