HBO's start-up centered sitcom "Silicon Valley" returned for its second season Sunday night, and the premiere opened with a scene at a familiar San Francisco locale: AT&T Park.
Richard (played by Thomas Middleditch) and the rest of the Pied Piper team were at the Giants' ballpark to be courted by a VC investment fund after the success in last season's finale. And it was a true baseball-by-way-of-Silicon-Valley experience.
Richard took pitches from a professional:
As Zach Woods' Jared so accurately put it: "It seems very frightening."
But, Richard looked truly excited to see himself on the jumbotron:
Of course, there were a lot of bad tech/baseball puns:
Though not everyone seemed totally enthused to be inside the home of the reigning MLB champs.
Kumail Nanjiani's Dinesh knew the signficance: "We're standing on the field of the World Series champions."
To which Martin Starr's Gilfoyle responded: "It's totally lost on me."