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Release Date:
21 January 2011 (USA) See more »
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A sketch-comedy series that parodies life in Portland, Oregon.
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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 25 nominations See more »
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Funny, clever and original comedy, though a bit hit-and-miss at times See more (38 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 2 of 124)

Fred Armisen ... Various Characters / ... (66 episodes, 2011-2017)

Carrie Brownstein ... Various Characters / ... (66 episodes, 2011-2017)
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Series Directed by
Jonathan Krisel (52 episodes, 2011-2017)
Bill Benz (4 episodes, 2016-2017)
Steve Buscemi (3 episodes, 2015-2016)
Daniel Gray Longino (3 episodes, 2015-2016)
Carrie Brownstein (2 episodes, 2017)
 
Series Writing credits
Fred Armisen (67 episodes, 2011-2017)
Carrie Brownstein (64 episodes, 2011-2017)
Jonathan Krisel (64 episodes, 2011-2017)
Karey Dornetto (40 episodes, 2012-2016)
Graham Wagner (37 episodes, 2014-2017)
Bill Oakley (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Taylor Mortti (10 episodes, 2015)
Karen Kilgariff (7 episodes, 2017)
Allison Silverman (6 episodes, 2011)
Ashby Collinson (4 episodes, 2011-2016)

Series Produced by
Fred Armisen .... executive producer / co-executive producer (59 episodes, 2011-2016)
Alice Mathias .... co-producer / associate producer / ... (51 episodes, 2012-2016)
Kevin Sullivan .... co-producer / associate producer (51 episodes, 2012-2016)
Karey Dornetto .... co-executive producer (31 episodes, 2014-2016)
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)
Graham Wagner .... co-executive producer (20 episodes, 2014-2015)
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)
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)
Robert A. D'Esposito .... animation producer (2 episodes, 2016-2017)
 
Series Original Music by
Fred Armisen (28 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)
Andrew Fitzgerald (14 episodes, 2015-2016)
Micah Gardner (13 episodes, 2014-2016)
Jordan Kim (12 episodes, 2015-2016)
Ali Greer (11 episodes, 2015-2016)
Kelly Lyon (9 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Casting by
Simon Max Hill (62 episodes, 2011-2017)
 
Series Production Design by
Tyler B. Robinson (48 episodes, 2011-2015)
Schuyler Telleen (13 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 (46 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 / ... (63 episodes, 2011-2017)
Terri Lodge .... key makeup artist / assistant makeup artist / ... (14 episodes, 2014-2016)
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)
Donn Eaton-Quist .... assistant hair stylist / hair stylist (10 episodes, 2016)
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)
Jennifer Popochock .... additional hair stylist / assistant hair stylist (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Production Management
Steven Weisman .... production supervisor (14 episodes, 2016-2017)
Keisha Punter .... production supervisor / post-production supervisor (11 episodes, 2012)
Ted Pacult .... post-production supervisor (11 episodes, 2015-2016)
Victor Neumark .... post-production supervisor (7 episodes, 2017)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kyle LeMire .... first assistant director / associate director (32 episodes, 2012-2017)
Jay Smith .... associate director (11 episodes, 2012)
Devan Linforth .... stage manager (10 episodes, 2016)
Samantha Hollingsworth .... second assistant director: stage manager second assistant director / stage manager second assistant director (3 episodes, 2014)
Lisa Mall .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 2017)
 
Series Art Department
Schuyler Telleen .... graphic designer (42 episodes, 2012-2015)
Tobin Robinson .... construction coordinator (41 episodes, 2012-2016)
John Kirkley .... leadman (23 episodes, 2012-2017)
Juli Bako .... art department production assistant (23 episodes, 2012-2016)
Julia Oliver .... art department coordinator / swing (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
Dave Koenig .... property master (22 episodes, 2014-2017)
Peter Falanga .... art dept coordinator / art deptartment pa (20 episodes, 2014-2016)
Paul Curtin .... on set dresser / assistant prop master (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
Lars C. Larsen .... property master (10 episodes, 2012-2013)
Travis D'Ambrogi .... art production assistant (10 episodes, 2016)
Phyllis Ficus .... key greensman (10 episodes, 2016)
Jade Harris .... art production assistant (10 episodes, 2016)
Matthew Hopkins .... art production assistant (10 episodes, 2016)
Karl Lefevre .... assistant property master (10 episodes, 2016)
Emily Weck .... art production assistant (10 episodes, 2016)
Teresa Pilar Huarte .... art department production assistant (10 episodes, 2017)
Zack Dixon .... art department assistant / production assistant (9 episodes, 2016)
Jason Beveridge .... leadman / on-set dresser (7 episodes, 2011-2017)
Carly Sertic .... property master (7 episodes, 2011-2012)
Nathan Pacyna .... art department pa (7 episodes, 2017)
Wilson Peery .... art department coordinator (6 episodes, 2011)
Samala Coffey .... puppet maker (3 episodes, 2012-2013)
Ryan Lloyd .... buyer (3 episodes, 2015)
Katherine Isom .... decorator / props buyer (2 episodes, 2011-2015)
Danie Townsley .... puppet fabricator / puppet fabricator: Bent Image Lab (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Sound Department
Brian Mazzola .... sound mixer / boom operator (54 episodes, 2011-2017)
John Chamberlin .... re-recording mixer (46 episodes, 2012-2017)
Morgan Hobart .... boom operator (40 episodes, 2012-2016)
Glenn Micallef .... sound mixer / production sound mixer (28 episodes, 2011-2013)
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)
Cary Stacy .... sound editor (2 episodes, 2016)
 
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)
Lex Damis .... stunt double: Fred Armisen (1 episode, 2016)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Margaret Knoebel .... first assistant camera / second assistant camera (51 episodes, 2012-2016)
Joseph Timko .... key grip / best boy grip / ... (48 episodes, 2011-2016)
Justin C. Ward .... gaffer / best boy electric (43 episodes, 2012-2017)
Cameron Carey .... loader / second assistant camera (41 episodes, 2012-2016)
T.G. Firestone .... camera operator / camera operator: 'b' camera / ... (38 episodes, 2011-2014)
Greg Wick .... best boy grip / key grip (32 episodes, 2012-2015)
Desera Frentress .... lighting technician (28 episodes, 2011-2013)
Hollie Metrick .... second assistant camera / loader (28 episodes, 2014-2016)
Eric Bixler .... electrician / best boy electric / ... (24 episodes, 2012-2015)
Joe Paulet .... electric / swing / ... (22 episodes, 2011-2016)
Steve Waters .... best boy electric / electrician / ... (22 episodes, 2012-2016)
Philip A. Anderson .... camera operator: "a" camera / camera operator (22 episodes, 2013-2015)
Sam Naiman .... swing / best boy grip (21 episodes, 2012-2015)
Efrem Peter .... gaffer / steadicam operator (17 episodes, 2011-2012)
Nate Goodman .... digital imaging technician / data manager (16 episodes, 2011-2012)
Aubree Bernier-Clarke .... camera operator: 'c' camera / camera operator / ... (15 episodes, 2011-2012)
Jerry Turner .... first assistant camera (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Anderson A. Philip .... "a" camera operator (11 episodes, 2014-2015)
Renni Pollock .... second assistant camera (11 episodes, 2016)
Patrick LaValley .... first assistant camera (10 episodes, 2012)
Simon Miya .... camera operator (10 episodes, 2014)
Jason Dinges .... grip (10 episodes, 2016)
Danielle Mathias .... stills photographer (9 episodes, 2012)
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)
Stephen Purcell .... best boy electric (5 episodes, 2016)
Brian Shotzbarger .... best boy grip / grip / ... (3 episodes, 2011-2017)
Dirk Wallace .... swing (2 episodes, 2012)
Bruce Henderson .... key grip (2 episodes, 2017)
 
Series Animation Department
Rob Shaw .... animation director / animation director: Bent Image Lab (4 episodes, 2013-2017)
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)
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
Rachel Mossey .... casting assistant / casting associate (23 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 (27 episodes, 2011-2013)
Jayme Hansen .... set costumer / costumer (10 episodes, 2015)
Nichole Dimitras .... costume supervisor (6 episodes, 2011)
Tanya Smith .... costumer (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Editorial Department
Russell Lynch .... colorist / colorist: color grader (27 episodes, 2011-2015)
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)
Ali Greer .... assistant editor (10 episodes, 2015)
Laura Roe .... assistant editor (7 episodes, 2011-2012)
Bill Benz .... assistant editor (4 episodes, 2011-2012)
 
Series Location Management
Ben Lipsey .... location manager / location assistant (17 episodes, 2011-2012)
Carol Chow .... locations coordinator / location coordinator (11 episodes, 2012)
J.J. Tucker Wysong .... location manager (10 episodes, 2012)
Iris Cole-Hayworth .... location manager (7 episodes, 2011-2012)
Brian Sturgis .... assistant location manager / location assistant (5 episodes, 2011-2012)
 
Series Music Department
Fred Armisen .... composer: theme music (59 episodes, 2011-2016)
Carrie Brownstein .... composer: theme music (18 episodes, 2011-2013)
Udi Harpaz .... composer: additional music (5 episodes, 2012-2014)
John Askew .... pre-recording engineer (4 episodes, 2011-2012)
 
Series Other crew
Moses Goldfarb .... production assistant / production staff / ... (60 episodes, 2012-2017)
Esther Lee .... production executive: 2012-current (44 episodes, 2012-2017)
Devan Linforth .... key set production assistant (42 episodes, 2012-2015)
Erika Suchecki .... production assistant (30 episodes, 2014-2016)
Alice Mathias .... writers assistant / assistant to producers / ... (24 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)
Sophia Goldfarb .... assistant to fred armisen & carrie brownstein / writers assistant (22 episodes, 2015-2017)
Magdalene Serpa .... key set pa / production assistant (21 episodes, 2015-2016)
Cam Everson .... production assistant (20 episodes, 2014-2015)
Elizsabeth Sherlock .... office production assistant (17 episodes, 2016-2017)
Ted Leuci .... manager of production operations (12 episodes, 2011-2012)
Rory D. Smith .... payroll accountant (12 episodes, 2012-2014)
Deji 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)
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)
Kiya Entwisle .... production assistant: 2015 / production assistant (11 episodes, 2016)
Adam Rosko .... background associate (11 episodes, 2016)
Paul Alary .... set production assistant (10 episodes, 2012-2013)
Braden Spotts .... production assistant (10 episodes, 2012)
Corrinne Theodoru .... script supervisor (10 episodes, 2014)
Suze Dunbar .... script supervisor (10 episodes, 2015)
Janet Beeson .... script supervisor (10 episodes, 2016)
Isaiah Leiva .... production assistant (10 episodes, 2016)
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)
James Farro .... production assistant (7 episodes, 2016)
Ime Etuk .... stage manager (6 episodes, 2012-2013)
Patrick Schmaltz .... production assistant (6 episodes, 2016-2017)
Robert A. D'Esposito .... production assistant / production staff (5 episodes, 2011-2012)
Susan Brady Dyson .... production coordinator (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)
Adam Thomas Smith .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2013)
Lauren Henry .... animal trainer (2 episodes, 2012)
Roland Sonnenburg .... animal trainer (2 episodes, 2012)
Brian Brose .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2016)
Kathy Ward .... Key Craft Service / key craft service (2 episodes, 2017)
 
Series Thanks
Charlie Hales .... special thanks (1 episode, 2015)
Jay Lance .... special thanks (1 episode, 2015)
Shelley Midthun .... special thanks (1 episode, 2015)
Vince Porter .... special thanks (1 episode, 2015)
 

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Australia:M | Canada:PG (Manitoba) (DVD rating) | Canada:14A (Nova Scotia) (DVD rating) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Netherlands:AL | UK:15 | USA:TV-14
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Trivia:
Most of the dialogue spoken by Kumail Nanjiani is also written and/or improvised by him.See more »
Quotes:
Various Characters:Uh, how's that milkshake coming, friend? Not too cold on that, right?See more »
Soundtrack:
Feel It All AroundSee more »

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Funny, clever and original comedy, though a bit hit-and-miss at times, 11 February 2017
Author: grantss from Sydney, Australia

Written by and starring Carrie Brownstein, of Sleater-Kinney fame, and Fred Armisen, of Saturday Night Live fame, a sketch comedy show set in Portland, Oregon.

Funny, clever and original comedy. Captures well the absurdities of everyday life as well as parodying many organisations and types of people. Often irreverent in the institutions and people they take on.

The humour spans subtle to over-the-top. Therein lies the one problem with the show - the subtler stuff can be too subtle and you miss the joke. Add in the fact that each episode concentrates on a different topic and this makes the individual episodes a bit hit- and-miss.

Brownstein and Armisen are wonderful as the lead actors. While Armisen's comedic credentials are already well known and respected, Brownstein is a revelation. Her background, through Sleater-Kinney, is in socially-orientated rock music, and here she takes on sketch comedy, and does so extremely well.

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