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Air Date: January 21st, 2011

Series Summary
This comedy series is created by Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein and Jonathan Krisel. Each episode's character-based sketches draw viewers into Portlandia, the creators' dreamy and absurd rendering of Portland, Ore.

Rating: TV14

Genres: Comedy

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  • Armisen, Brownstein, and Krisel are effectively crafting a multi-faceted comedy art project, the unfolding of which is both exciting and hysterical to watch. Show More

  • If the insights into modern existence on Portlandia never seem quite as profound as those on Louie, the series continues to brandish a view of gender that's almost casually radical. Show More

  • [The first 2] episodes are so solid and done with such polish, they're reason to think that Season 5 of Portlandia may be the best one yet. Show More

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
Nominated Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series
Nominated Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series