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Season 1  "Minimum Viable Product"  1x1

Aired 6 years ago - Apr 06, 2014

Attending an elaborate launch party, Richard and his computer programmer friends - Big Head, Dinesh and Gilfoyle - dream of making it big. Instead, they're living in the communal Hacker Hostel owned by former programmer Erlich, who gets to claim ten percent of anything they invent there. When it becomes clear that Richard has developed a powerful compression algorithm for his website, Pied Piper, he finds himself courted by Gavin Belson, his egomaniacal corporate boss, who offers a $10 million buyout by his firm, Hooli. But Richard holds back when well-known investor Peter Gregory makes a counteroffer.

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a "relationship that has the potential to become
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they wouldn't be able to figure out how to. It's incomprehensible.
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Everybody involved in the music industry
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When I sold my company, Aviato,
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- You know that? You did. - Well, technically...
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transforming the world as we know it.
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Look at this place, it's a shithole.
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You mean buying that island in the Pacific?
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Brogrammers.
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with top pay and vested stock options.
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- Uh, really? - Yeah.
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 12
Gates, Ellison,
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 13
and the middle class
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 14
The true value of snake-oil is intangible as well.
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 15
Don't! Do not do that.
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 16
So, imagine you were a song writer, ok?
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 17
Look, why don't you send me a link to your project and we'll take a look.
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Fucking billionaires.
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1.2 megabytes? No way.
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2.89.
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All these guys are like that, they're all about consumer facing.
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 22
Oh, I see, you know what you should do?
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 23
it's ones and zeros instead of the letters.
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This is Silicon Valley, all right, not...
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Uh. Hi, this is Jared Dunn calling from Hooli.
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You said it was a shitty idea.
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Well, it's like Gavin always says, "it takes change to make change."
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I heard Richard Hendricks was here.
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and then an East Indian guy.
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This is Richard.
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I'm actually outside of Gavin Belson's office right now, Mr. Gregory.
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but part of it is his personal commitment
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That is a generous offer.
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Peter Gregory just offered me 300, um...
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And not just that, I will help you build this company.
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 36
I'm...
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Well, a couple months later
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both of his optic nerves and then,
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that links up to your smartphone and it keeps track
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Whoa! Oh, jeez!
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And neither does congress.
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And what do you think Hooli is going to do with it?
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You really want to just turn it all over to Hooli and walk away?
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Andreesen, elevation and like a bunch of other seed funds are piling onto this thing.
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Look, guys, for thousands of years
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Yeah, I don't want to be there when you do that.
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I know that you look at me, and see a guy who has it all figured out.
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What if I didn't sell?

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they wouldn't be able to figure out how to. It's incomprehensible.
#2
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Everybody involved in the music industry
#3
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 4
When I sold my company, Aviato,
#4
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 5
- You know that? You did. - Well, technically...
#5
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 6
transforming the world as we know it.
#6
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 7
Look at this place, it's a shithole.
#7
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 8
You mean buying that island in the Pacific?
#8
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 9
Brogrammers.
#9
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 10
with top pay and vested stock options.
#10
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 11
- Uh, really? - Yeah.
#11
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 12
Gates, Ellison,
#12
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 13
and the middle class
#13
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 14
The true value of snake-oil is intangible as well.
#14
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 15
Don't! Do not do that.
#15
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 16
So, imagine you were a song writer, ok?
#16
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Look, why don't you send me a link to your project and we'll take a look.
#17
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Fucking billionaires.
#18
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1.2 megabytes? No way.
#19
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2.89.
#20
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All these guys are like that, they're all about consumer facing.
#21
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Oh, I see, you know what you should do?
#22
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it's ones and zeros instead of the letters.
#23
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This is Silicon Valley, all right, not...
#24
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Uh. Hi, this is Jared Dunn calling from Hooli.
#25
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You said it was a shitty idea.
#26
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 27
Well, it's like Gavin always says, "it takes change to make change."
#27
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 28
I heard Richard Hendricks was here.
#28
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 29
and then an East Indian guy.
#29
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 30
This is Richard.
#30
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 31
I'm actually outside of Gavin Belson's office right now, Mr. Gregory.
#31
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but part of it is his personal commitment
#32
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That is a generous offer.
#33
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 34
Peter Gregory just offered me 300, um...
#34
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And not just that, I will help you build this company.
#35
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I'm...
#36
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Well, a couple months later
#39
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both of his optic nerves and then,
#40
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 41
that links up to your smartphone and it keeps track
#41
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 42
Whoa! Oh, jeez!
#42
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And neither does congress.
#43
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And what do you think Hooli is going to do with it?
#44
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 45
You really want to just turn it all over to Hooli and walk away?
#45
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 46
Andreesen, elevation and like a bunch of other seed funds are piling onto this thing.
#46
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 47
Look, guys, for thousands of years
#47
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 48
Yeah, I don't want to be there when you do that.
#48
Recap of Silicon Valley Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 49
I know that you look at me, and see a guy who has it all figured out.
#49
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What if I didn't sell?
#50