T.J. Miller reacts to the Silicon Valley series finale two years after leaving the show: 'It was perfect'

Two years after leaving Silicon Valley in a rather unexpected turn of events, T.J. Miller revealed his thoughts about the series finale that aired Sunday on HBO.

The 38 year old actor and comedian spoke with The Hollywood Reporter on Monday, after bingeing the final season and watching the finale that afternoon, stating, 'It's perfect.'

In a rather unexpected twist, Miller also decided to answer all of the publication's questions as himself, and as his Silicon Valley character Erlich Bachman.

Speaking out: Two years after leaving Silicon Valley in a rather unexpected turn of events, T.J. Miller revealed his thoughts about the series finale that aired Sunday on HBO

Speaking out: Two years after leaving Silicon Valley in a rather unexpected turn of events, T.J. Miller revealed his thoughts about the series finale that aired Sunday on HBO

Miller said he hadn't been watching the show regularly because he had been constantly touring, but he did recently binge the final season, and offered his thoughts about Sunday's finale.

'I watched it Monday afternoon with (my wife) Kate and it was perfect. Not at all what I expected, but perfect,' he said.

He added that it was, 'interesting to not know what was going to happen the entire season,' since he knew the entire season before filming when he was on the show.

Regular viewer: Miller said he hadn't been watching the show regularly because he had been constantly touring, but he did recently binge the final season, and offered his thoughts about Sunday's finale

Regular viewer: Miller said he hadn't been watching the show regularly because he had been constantly touring, but he did recently binge the final season, and offered his thoughts about Sunday's finale

The actor said he used to come to table reads and, 'do a cold read,' where he would not read the script before hand, because he's better, 'off the cuff.' 

'To see them fail and succeed and fail and then fail at failing and then fail — it was perfect,' Miller said.

He added that, in watching the final season, he was glad that his absence, 'Amanda Crew and Jimmy O. Yang and all of the characters had more room to grow and more screen time they deserved with my departure.'

Off the cuff: The actor said he used to come to table reads and, 'do a cold read,' where he would not read the script before hand, because he's better, 'off the cuff'

Off the cuff: The actor said he used to come to table reads and, 'do a cold read,' where he would not read the script before hand, because he's better, 'off the cuff'

He also expressed his thanks to series creator Mike Judge for, 'making me a part of the show' and said he had no regrets, 'just gratitude' for his time on what he called, 'one of the greatest comedy series of my lifetime.

At the end of the fourth season, they had written Erlich Bachman off by having him get so high in an opium den he can't function, with Hooli CEO Gavin Belsom (Matt Ross) paying the opium den owner enough cash to keep him there for five years.

When asked what he thinks happened to Bachman, Miller said, 'Opium den, and then self-actualization, reincarnation (metaphorically) and appreciation of life.'

Gratitude: He also expressed his thanks to series creator Mike Judge for, 'making me a part of the show' and said he had no regrets, 'just gratitude' for his time on what he called, 'one of the greatest comedy series of my lifetime

Gratitude: He also expressed his thanks to series creator Mike Judge for, 'making me a part of the show' and said he had no regrets, 'just gratitude' for his time on what he called, 'one of the greatest comedy series of my lifetime

In his traditionally unpredictable fashion, Miller then decided to answer all of the questions he was just asked as his character Erlich Bachman, where he revealed what 'really' happened to the character.

'I exited Silicon Valley.  It was time to move to the next stage of my life; competitive Chinese pig fighting,' Miller, as Bachman, began.

'Now, as the series correctly asserted after I left, I have the strength and mental acumen of a pig, I took this on the road and became one of the most successful competitive pig fighters in the nation (and Scandinavia) and did it with aplomb (pronounced "Ay-Plomb").'

Now, would I be the pig fighter I am today without my experience with Pied Piper in Silicon Valley? No. Of course not. And for that I am forever grateful,' he added. 

Unpredictable: In his traditionally unpredictable fashion, Miller then decided to answer all of the questions he was just asked as his character Erlich Bachman, where he revealed what 'really' happened to the character

Unpredictable: In his traditionally unpredictable fashion, Miller then decided to answer all of the questions he was just asked as his character Erlich Bachman, where he revealed what 'really' happened to the character

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T.J. Miller reacts to the Silicon Valley series finale after leaving the show: 'It was perfect'

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