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Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Silicon Valley' 

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Updated May 7, 2020 159 votes 60 voters 4.1k views 6 items

This list features the best seasons of Silicon Valley, listed from best to worst with pictures of season posters when available. Fans may debate which season of Silicon Valley is the best, but each installment of the tech-comedy features memorable episodes. Some Silicon Valley seasons focus on Richard's confidence as a CEO while other good seasons explore the potential of the Pied Piper algorithm. If you've finished the series, you can check out more shows like Silicon Valley here.

This list of Silicon Valley seasons has been voted on by fans from all over the world, helping to decide once and for all which collection of episodes starring Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, and Kumail Nanjiani are the best. Season One introduced viewers to the Pied Piper team and later seasons saw the company rise in the ranks of tech royalty.

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Silicon Valley - Season ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Silicon Valley'
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The second season of Silicon Valley premiered on April 12, 2015, and contains 10 episodes. This season still focuses on the evolution of Pied Piper.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Sand Hill Shuffle," "Bad Money" and "Two Days of the Condor."

Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

  • Hooli sues Pied Piper.
  • A mishap causes the feed to go viral.
  • Richard receives a demotion.

 

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Silicon Valley - Season ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Silicon Valley'
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The first season of Silicon Valley premiered on April 6, 2014, and contains 8 episodes. This season still focuses on the development of Pied Piper.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Minimum Viable Product," "Signaling Risk" and "Optimal Tip-to-Tip Efficiency."

Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

  • Richard's compression algorithm becomes the talk of the town.
  • Pied Piper's code gets destroyed.
  • Richard and the Pied Piper team present at TechCrunch.
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The third season of Silicon Valley premiered on April 24, 2016, and contains 10 episodes. This season still focuses on restructuring at Pied Piper.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Founder Friendly," "Maleant Data Systems Solutions" and "The Uptick."

Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

  • Erlich and Big Head create an incubator.
  • Pied Piper launches publicly.
  • Pied Piper gets new owners.
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Silicon Valley - Season ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Silicon Valley'
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The fifth season of Silicon Valley premiered on March 25, 2018, and contains 8 episodes. This season still focuses on the development of PiperNet.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Facial Recognition," "Artificial Emotional Intelligence" and "Initial Coin Offering."

Memorable moments from Season 5 include:

  • Gavin gets double-crossed.
  • PiedPiperCoin is developed.
  • Box 3 manufacturing is hot, hot, hot.
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