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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
Release Date:
21 January 2011 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A sketch-comedy series that parodies life in Portland, Oregon.
Awards:
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 13 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Kyle MacLachlan nails it but the rest fall short. See more (30 total) »

Cast

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Fred Armisen ... Various Characters / ... (48 episodes, 2011-2015)

Carrie Brownstein ... Various Characters / ... (48 episodes, 2011-2015)
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Series Directed by
Jonathan Krisel (45 episodes, 2011-2015)
 
Series Writing credits
Fred Armisen (47 episodes, 2011-2015)
Carrie Brownstein (47 episodes, 2011-2015)
Jonathan Krisel (47 episodes, 2011-2015)
Karey Dornetto (30 episodes, 2012-2015)
Graham Wagner (20 episodes, 2014-2015)
Bill Oakley (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Allison Silverman (6 episodes, 2011)

Series Produced by
Fred Armisen .... co-executive producer / executive producer (20 episodes, 2011-2014)
Carrie Brownstein .... co-executive producer / executive producer (20 episodes, 2011-2014)
Jonathan Krisel .... executive producer / co-executive producer (20 episodes, 2011-2014)
Lorne Michaels .... executive producer (20 episodes, 2011-2014)
David Allen Cress .... producer (18 episodes, 2011-2014)
Andrew Singer .... executive producer / co-executive producer (18 episodes, 2011-2014)
Jennifer Caserta .... executive producer (16 episodes, 2011-2012)
Debbie Demontreux .... executive producer (16 episodes, 2011-2012)
Katy Jenson .... associate producer (16 episodes, 2011-2012)
Erin Keating .... supervising producer (16 episodes, 2011-2012)
Dan Pasternack .... executive producer (16 episodes, 2011-2012)
Evan Shapiro .... executive producer (16 episodes, 2011-2012)
Alice Mathias .... associate producer / co-producer (12 episodes, 2012-2014)
Kevin Sullivan .... associate producer / co-producer (12 episodes, 2012-2014)
Karey Dornetto .... co-executive producer (12 episodes, 2014-2015)
Maura Madden .... supervising producer (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Bill Oakley .... consulting producer (10 episodes, 2012)
Allison Silverman .... consulting producer (10 episodes, 2012)
Bill Benz .... co-producer (10 episodes, 2014)
Daniel Gray Longino .... co-producer (10 episodes, 2014)
Bryan Gordon .... consulting producer (6 episodes, 2011)
Jason Mantzoukas .... consulting producer (6 episodes, 2011)
Melissa Wylie .... producer (6 episodes, 2011)
Debbie Harris-Balling .... supervising producer (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Original Music by
Fred Armisen (18 episodes, 2011-2013)
Carrie Brownstein (18 episodes, 2011-2013)
 
Series Cinematography by
Bryce Fortner (47 episodes, 2011-2015)
 
Series Film Editing by
Daniel Gray Longino (37 episodes, 2011-2014)
Bill Benz (31 episodes, 2011-2014)
Doug Lussenhop (27 episodes, 2011-2013)
Micah Gardner (11 episodes, 2014-2015)
Kelly Brickner (9 episodes, 2014)
Andrew Fitzgerald (7 episodes, 2015)
Jordan Kim (7 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Casting by
Simon Max Hill (12 episodes, 2011-2012)
 
Series Production Design by
Tyler B. Robinson (39 episodes, 2011-2015)
Eric Schoonover (3 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Art Direction by
Schuyler Telleen (32 episodes, 2012-2015)
Eric Schoonover (16 episodes, 2011-2012)
Stacia Muse (3 episodes, 2011-2012)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Katherine Isom (32 episodes, 2012-2014)
Nate Smith (3 episodes, 2011-2012)
 
Series Costume Design by
Amanda Needham (13 episodes, 2011-2013)
 
Series Makeup Department
Jessica Needham .... makeup department head / makeup artist / ... (29 episodes, 2011-2014)
Jodi Mancuso .... hair and wig design (10 episodes, 2012)
Jennifer Serio Stauffer .... hair stylist (10 episodes, 2012)
Jennifer Jane .... assistant hair stylist (10 episodes, 2014)
Eva Lohse .... makeup artist (8 episodes, 2013-2014)
M'chel Bauxal .... department head: hair / department head: hair stylist (6 episodes, 2011)
Christina Kortum .... special makeup effects artist / prosthetic artist / ... (4 episodes, 2011-2012)
Danielle Barkat .... makeup artist / special makeup effects artist (4 episodes, 2014)
Terri Lodge .... assistant makeup artist (2 episodes, 2014)
Jennifer Popochock .... additional hair stylist / assistant hair stylist (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Production Management
Keisha Punter .... production supervisor / post-production supervisor (11 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kyle LeMire .... first assistant director / associate director (27 episodes, 2012-2015)
Jay Smith .... associate director (11 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Art Department
Schuyler Telleen .... graphic designer (42 episodes, 2012-2015)
Tobin Robinson .... construction coordinator (31 episodes, 2012-2014)
Julia Oliver .... art department coordinator / swing (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
John Kirkley .... leadman (11 episodes, 2012)
Lars C. Larsen .... property master (10 episodes, 2012-2013)
Peter Falanga .... art deptartment pa (10 episodes, 2014)
Dave Koenig .... property master (10 episodes, 2014)
Carly Sertic .... property master (7 episodes, 2011-2012)
Jason Beveridge .... leadman (6 episodes, 2011)
Wilson Peery .... art department coordinator (6 episodes, 2011)
Samala Coffey .... puppet maker (3 episodes, 2012-2013)
Ryan Lloyd .... buyer (3 episodes, 2015)
Danie West .... puppet fabricator / puppet fabricator: Bent Image Lab (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Sound Department
John Chamberlin .... sound re-recording mixer (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
Glenn Micallef .... sound mixer / production sound mixer (28 episodes, 2011-2013)
Morgan Hobart .... boom operator (20 episodes, 2012-2014)
Brian Mazzola .... boom operator (16 episodes, 2011-2012)
Gabe Castro .... post production sound (6 episodes, 2011)
Megan Gaddini .... sound utility / utility sound (2 episodes, 2012)
Keith Waggoner .... a.d.r recordist / a.d.r. recordist (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Adam C. Sager .... digital compositor / on-set visual effects supervisor (4 episodes, 2013-2014)
Barna Howard .... digital compositor (3 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Stunts
Kent W. Luttrell .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 2015)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Margaret Knoebel .... first assistant camera / second assistant camera (40 episodes, 2012-2015)
Greg Wick .... best boy grip (31 episodes, 2012-2014)
Cameron Carey .... loader / loader/digital downloader (30 episodes, 2012-2015)
Desera Frentress .... lighting technician (28 episodes, 2011-2013)
Eric Bixler .... electrician / best boy electician (24 episodes, 2012-2015)
Justin C. Ward .... gaffer / best boy electric (22 episodes, 2012-2014)
Sam Naiman .... swing / best boy grip (21 episodes, 2012-2015)
Hollie Metrick .... second assistant camera (20 episodes, 2014-2015)
Efrem Peter .... gaffer / steadicam operator (17 episodes, 2011-2012)
Steve Waters .... best boy electric / lighting technician (17 episodes, 2012-2014)
Nate Goodman .... digital imaging technician / data manager (16 episodes, 2011-2012)
Aubree Bernier-Clarke .... camera operator: 'c' camera / camera operator / ... (15 episodes, 2011-2012)
Joseph Timko .... key grip / best boy grip / ... (14 episodes, 2011-2012)
T.G. Firestone .... camera operator: 'b' camera / camera operator / ... (12 episodes, 2011-2012)
Joe Paulet .... swing / best boy electric / ... (11 episodes, 2011-2012)
Jerry Turner .... first assistant camera (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Anderson A. Philip .... "a" camera operator (11 episodes, 2014-2015)
Patrick LaValley .... first assistant camera (10 episodes, 2012)
Simon Miya .... camera operator (10 episodes, 2014)
Matthew Semchee .... best boy electric / electrician / ... (7 episodes, 2011-2012)
Scott Patrick Green .... still photographer (6 episodes, 2011)
Dan Hoxey .... key grip (6 episodes, 2011)
Philip A. Anderson .... camera operator (4 episodes, 2013-2014)
Dirk Wallace .... swing (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Animation Department
Greg Arden .... animation art director: Bent Image Lab / animation art director (3 episodes, 2013)
Nate Baston .... animation producer: Bent Image Lab / animation producer (3 episodes, 2013)
Ray DiCarlo .... animation executive producer: Bent Image Lab / executive producer: Bent Image Lab (3 episodes, 2013)
Jen Prokopowicz .... animator: Bent Image Lab / animator (3 episodes, 2013)
Rob Shaw .... animation director: Bent Image Lab / animation director (3 episodes, 2013)
Becky Steele .... animator: Bent Image Lab / animator (3 episodes, 2013)
Stephen Bodin .... animator (2 episodes, 2012)
Marty Easterday .... animator: Bent Image Lab (2 episodes, 2013)
Jerold Howard .... animator: Bent Image Lab (2 episodes, 2013)
Javan Ivey .... animator: Bent Image Lab (2 episodes, 2013)
Suzanne Twining .... animator: Bent Image Lab (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Casting Department
Crystal Walen .... casting assistant / casting coordinator (16 episodes, 2011-2012)
Elizabeth Vice .... casting assistant (10 episodes, 2012)
Simon Max Hill .... casting (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sophia Goldfarb .... costumer / wardrobe assistant (26 episodes, 2011-2013)
Nichole Dimitras .... costume supervisor (6 episodes, 2011)
Tanya Smith .... costumer (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Editorial Department
Russell Lynch .... colorist (17 episodes, 2011-2012)
Andy Morrish .... assistant editor (14 episodes, 2012-2013)
Micah Gardner .... post-production assistant / assistant editor (13 episodes, 2012-2014)
Andy Guler .... post-production assistant (11 episodes, 2012)
Santiago Pedroza .... post-production assistant (11 episodes, 2012)
Kim Schneider .... colorist (11 episodes, 2012)
Michael Giambra .... assistant editor (10 episodes, 2012)
Tim Vincent .... final colorist (10 episodes, 2014)
Laura Roe .... assistant editor (7 episodes, 2011-2012)
Ali Greer .... assistant editor (7 episodes, 2015)
Bill Benz .... assistant editor (4 episodes, 2011-2012)
 
Series Music Department
Fred Armisen .... composer: theme music (18 episodes, 2011-2013)
Carrie Brownstein .... composer: theme music (18 episodes, 2011-2013)
John Askew .... pre-recording engineer (4 episodes, 2011-2012)
Udi Harpaz .... composer: additional music (4 episodes, 2012-2013)
 
Series Other crew
Moses Goldfarb .... production assistant (32 episodes, 2012-2014)
Devan Linforth .... key set production assistant (32 episodes, 2012-2014)
Portlandia .... production staff (28 episodes, 2011-2013)
Daniel M. Baker .... production assistant (23 episodes, 2012-2014)
Amanda Frauenglass .... production secretary (23 episodes, 2012-2014)
Richard Beardsley .... production staff (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
Cam Everson .... production assistant (20 episodes, 2014-2015)
Erika Suchecki .... production assistant (20 episodes, 2014-2015)
Ben Lipsey .... location manager / location assistant (17 episodes, 2011-2012)
Ted Leuci .... manager of production operations (12 episodes, 2011-2012)
Rory D. Smith .... payroll accountant (12 episodes, 2012-2014)
Deji J. Bankole .... production assistant (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Brett Caughie .... production assistant (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Bailey Rae Phillips .... production coordinator (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Sara Chesney .... production assistant (11 episodes, 2012)
Carol Chow .... locations coordinator / location coordinator (11 episodes, 2012)
Ayala Cohen .... talent consultant (11 episodes, 2012)
Robin Hewitt .... financial consultant (11 episodes, 2012)
Kyle LeMire .... stage manager (11 episodes, 2012)
Yona Prost .... script supervisor (11 episodes, 2012)
Chris Runge .... production assistant (11 episodes, 2012)
Paul Alary .... set production assistant (10 episodes, 2012-2013)
Braden Spotts .... production assistant (10 episodes, 2012)
J.J. Tucker Wysong .... location manager (10 episodes, 2012)
Corrinne Theodoru .... script supervisor (10 episodes, 2014)
Suze Dunbar .... script supervisor (10 episodes, 2015)
Iris Cole-Hayworth .... location manager (7 episodes, 2011-2012)
Stephanie Lawson .... script supervisor / craft service (7 episodes, 2011-2012)
Renee Palmer .... production assistant (7 episodes, 2011-2012)
Dawnn Pavlonnis .... stage manager / production coordinator (7 episodes, 2011-2012)
Jackson Rowe .... key set production assistant (7 episodes, 2011-2012)
Kevin Wenig .... production accountant (7 episodes, 2011-2012)
Ime Etuk .... stage manager (6 episodes, 2012-2013)
Robert A. D'Esposito .... production assistant / production staff (5 episodes, 2011-2012)
Susan Brady Dyson .... production coordinator (5 episodes, 2011-2012)
Brian Sturgis .... assistant location manager / location assistant (5 episodes, 2011-2012)
Stephen Mykel .... assistant production accountant (5 episodes, 2011)
Amber Merritt .... production assistant (4 episodes, 2012-2013)
Joni DeRouchie .... production assistant (4 episodes, 2013)
James N. Clark .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2011-2012)
Alice Mathias .... production assistant / assistant to producers (3 episodes, 2011-2012)
Adam Thomas Smith .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2013)
Lauren Henry .... animal trainer (2 episodes, 2012)
Roland Sonnenburg .... animal trainer (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Thanks
Charlie Hales .... special thanks (1 episode, 2015)
Shelley Midthun .... special thanks (1 episode, 2015)
Vince Porter .... special thanks (1 episode, 2015)
 

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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The recurring role of the Mayor of Portland is played by actor Kyle MacLachlan, while the role of the mayor's assistant is played by Portland's actual mayor, Sam Adams.See more »
Quotes:
Various Characters:Uh, how's that milkshake coming, friend? Not too cold on that, right?See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys (2011) (TV)See more »

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9 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
Kyle MacLachlan nails it but the rest fall short., 20 October 2013
Author: MisterMatt ToYou from New York, NY

Kyle MacLachlan goes all in on his portrayal of the simple but always charming, Mayor of Portland. Unfortunately even MacLachlan's powerful performance wasn't enough to carry the show with Armisen's dry, bland, and all around boring characters that just don't fit the bill.

It seems like the skits aren't very well thought out and they're pulling humor from over-analyzing the hipster culture. To me, it seems like they're trying to make something out of nothing.

If MacLachlan walks I'd give the show one more season before it's done. We see smaller shows trying to get their footing by injecting some star power (Devito in Sunny) all the time but maybe MacLachlan isn't even enough to keep this one afloat.

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