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  • Series Premiere Date: Apr 6, 2014
Season #: 1, 2
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Universal acclaim- based on 255 Ratings

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  • Summary: The Mike Judge comedy follows the lives of five software developers (T. J. Miller, Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani, Martin Starr, and Zach Woods) who try to develop a new software platform that will change the world, while living together in Silicon Valley.
  • Genre(s): Comedy
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 34 out of 36
  2. Negative: 0 out of 36
  1. Reviewed by: Matt Roush
    Apr 4, 2014
    100
    The deft, resonant satire that helped make Judge's Office Space a cult hit takes on farcical new dimension in Silicon Valley.
  2. Reviewed by: Tim Goodman
    Mar 10, 2014
    100
    The pilot is flat-out brilliant ... It’s the best, most wide-appeal show that HBO has had in ages.
  3. Reviewed by: Karen Valby
    Mar 26, 2014
    91
    As in Office Space, the heart of the show is watching Richard and his friends struggle to make sense of themselves and their purpose. They're good, weird guys you want to hang out with.
  4. Reviewed by: Ellen Gray
    Apr 3, 2014
    80
    Silicon Valley, a new comedy about programmers trying to make it big in a world where unimaginable fortune may be only an app away, is both smart and funny.
  5. Reviewed by: Kristi Turnquist
    Jun 24, 2014
    80
    With an appealing cast, a relatively fresh setting and smart jokes ("Every party in Silicon Valley ends up like a Hasidic wedding," i.e., the men and women are always separated), Silicon Valley is definitely worth your time investment.
  6. Reviewed by: Robert Lloyd
    Apr 4, 2014
    80
    Silicon Valley is a comedy, certainly, and a very funny one, but it doesn't spend all its time reminding you of the fact.
  7. Reviewed by: Brian Tallerico
    Apr 4, 2014
    60
    Silicon Valley has some very solid laughs but traffics in stereotypes that feel outdated.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 32
  2. Negative: 4 out of 32
  1. May 5, 2014
    10
    After last night's (5/4) episode, I am upgrading my score from a 9 to a 10. The only reason not to watch this show is if you don't like toAfter last night's (5/4) episode, I am upgrading my score from a 9 to a 10. The only reason not to watch this show is if you don't like to laugh. The writing and the acting make this the funniest comedy I've seen in a very long time. Expand
  2. May 5, 2014
    10
    After seeing five episodes I think it's time to evaluate the progress of Silicon Valley. It's not your typical HBO show. There's no executionsAfter seeing five episodes I think it's time to evaluate the progress of Silicon Valley. It's not your typical HBO show. There's no executions of your favorite characters, offensive language and a **** ton of sex. Instead not-so-famous, but awesome actors serve you funny and witty jokes and live every tech nerd's dream in the Silicon Valley. With a very broad audience, this is the start of the next big thing! Expand
  3. Jun 10, 2014
    9
    Despite some elements that obviously need some work, "Silicon Valley" contains enough laughs and characters that lifts it up to par. ItDespite some elements that obviously need some work, "Silicon Valley" contains enough laughs and characters that lifts it up to par. It definitely gets better as the episodes progress. Expand
  4. Jun 23, 2014
    8
    Michaelgr: Just because i don't know much about programming doesn't mean i'm unintelligent, you pretentious, friendless, little **** of a human being.
  5. May 15, 2014
    8
    This is great. Like the 'Thick of it' or the film adaptation 'In the loop' - a well observed comedy satire, mock-drama of life for programmersThis is great. Like the 'Thick of it' or the film adaptation 'In the loop' - a well observed comedy satire, mock-drama of life for programmers in silicon valley. Google, Facebook and corporate entities beware - this show is onto you! Expand
  6. Aug 28, 2014
    7
    The series starts off slow, with only the occasional big laugh, but as the season progresses and the cast and the writing hits their stride,The series starts off slow, with only the occasional big laugh, but as the season progresses and the cast and the writing hits their stride, it is a hilarious show. If the second half of the season was the only part I'd seen, I'd rate at least 8 out of 10. Expand
  7. Apr 13, 2014
    0
    A boring show without any jokes.Mediocre acting and similar script that used in The Internship movie.Like any other HBO show this is overratedA boring show without any jokes.Mediocre acting and similar script that used in The Internship movie.Like any other HBO show this is overrated and bank on marketing to put ignorant fans in front of TV. Expand

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