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Silicon Valley

The Patent Troll (Season 4, Episode 7)
TV Episode | 28 min | Comedy

Richard takes on a patent troll; Gilfoyle battles a smart fridge; Jared embraces multiple identities; Erlich tries to spend time with a new crowd.
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Andrew Law (story editor) | Mike Judge (created by) | John Altschuler (created by) | Dave Krinsky (created by) & 2 more
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Jun 4, 2017 (United States)


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Thomas Middleditch
Richard Hendricks Richard Hendricks   See fewer
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T.J. Miller
Erlich Bachman Erlich Bachman   See fewer
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Josh Brener
Nelson 'Big Head' Bighetti (credit only) Nelson 'Big Head' Bighetti (credit only)   See fewer
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Martin Starr
Bertram Gilfoyle Bertram Gilfoyle   See fewer
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Kumail Nanjiani
Dinesh Chugtai Dinesh Chugtai   See fewer
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Amanda Crew
Monica Hall Monica Hall   See fewer
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Zach Woods
Donald 'Jared' Dunn Donald 'Jared' Dunn   See fewer
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Matt Ross
Gavin Belson (credit only) Gavin Belson (credit only)   See fewer
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Suzanne Cryer
Laurie Bream Laurie Bream   See fewer
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Jimmy O. Yang
Jian Yang Jian Yang   See fewer
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Stephen Tobolowsky
Jack Barker (credit only) Jack Barker (credit only)   See fewer
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Russ Hanneman (credit only) Russ Hanneman (credit only)   See fewer
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Andrew Daly
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Ron LaFlamme Ron LaFlamme   See fewer
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Joseph Bayard
Gus (as Joseph L. Bayard) Gus (as Joseph L. Bayard)   See fewer
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Edwin H. Bravo
Oracle Security Oracle Security   See fewer
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Tim Chiou
Ed Chen Ed Chen   See fewer
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Irene Choi
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Joe Gillette
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Stuart 'Stu' Burke Stuart 'Stu' Burke   See fewer
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Smart Refrigerator (voice) Smart Refrigerator (voice)   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 905 votes