Valley of the Boom explores the dot-com era during Silicon Valley's unprecedented tech boom of the 1990s and subsequent bust. The six-part limited series, tells the wildly true stories of the epic browser wars and the companies that shaped the internet.
- imDb Rating: 6.4 (544 Votes)
- Metascore: N/A
Docudrama crosscut with real interviews about the 1990s tech boom in the Silicon Valley.
- Rated: N/A
- Released: 13 Jan 2019
- Runtime: 60 min
- Genre: Drama, History
- Director: N/A
- Writer: Matthew Carnahan
- Actors: Bradley Whitford, Lamorne Morris, Oliver Cooper, John Karna
- Language: English
- Country: USA
- Awards: N/A
- Total Seasons: 1
Part 6: fatal error
Episode 1x6; Jan 27, 2019
Jim Barksdale keeps up with the Microsoft antitrust case, TheGlobe.com fights to stay alive and Pixelon's failing tech is exposed.
1x6: Part 6: fatal error
1x5: Part 5: segfault
1x4: Part 4: priority inversion
1x3: Part 3: agile method
1x2: Part 2: pseudocode
1x1: Part 1: print ("hello, world")
Bradley Whitford as James L. Barksdale
John Karna as Marc Andreessen
Steve Zahn as Michael Fenne
Lamorne Morris as Darrin Morris
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|Episode No.||No. Overall||Title||Airdate||Runtime||Summary|
|1||1||Part 1: print ("hello, world")||2019-01-13||60||
Proving the internet is real, Jim Barksdale and team take the ever-expanding Netscape on a road show in search of potential investors. Stephan Paternot and Todd Krizelman struggle to secure financing for their virtual community platform, TheGlobe.com. Michael Fenne, searching for new opportunities, changes his physical appearance as he travels across the country to Southern California.
|2||2||Part 2: pseudocode||2019-01-13||60||
Jim Barksdale leads Netscape through a successful IPO and makes them the dominate browser on the market. Microsoft retaliates and sparks the browser wars. TheGlobe.com continues to grow and finally raises enough money to keep afloat. Michael Fenne excitedly starts a new company that promises to deliver revolutionary streaming technology.
|3||3||Part 3: agile method||2019-01-20||60||
The browser wars continue between Netscape and Microsoft, TheGlobe.com resists a new investor and Michael Fenne launches Pixelon.
|4||4||Part 4: priority inversion||2019-01-20||60||
Microsoft hits Netscape hard, TheGlobe.com prepares for an IPO and Michael Fenne grows erratic as Pixelon prepares for its iBash event.
|5||5||Part 5: segfault||2019-01-27||60||
Jim Barksdale tries to reestablish Netscape, TheGlobe.com struggles to stay focused and Pixelon launches iBash.
|6||6||Part 6: fatal error||2019-01-27||60||
Jim Barksdale keeps up with the Microsoft antitrust case, TheGlobe.com fights to stay alive and Pixelon's failing tech is exposed.
|Bradley Whitford||as James L. Barksdale|
|John Karna||as Marc Andreessen|
|Steve Zahn||as Michael Fenne|
|Lamorne Morris||as Darrin Morris|
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