This week on Silicon Valley, our expectations were upended and our characters were three-dimensionalized (well, some of them). We thought Richard would find his vision and finally kick Erlich to the curb. Instead, Erlich proved himself to be indispensable to Pied Piper. We thought the guys would maybe flirt with some girls at a party. Instead, Monica made an excuse to walk away from the bumbling Richard and then the only other two women they socialized with were literally being paid to talk to them.
We’re still waiting for the show to pass the Bechdel test, but until then, here are our thoughts.