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"Portlandia" (2011) More at IMDbPro »TV series 2011-

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Portlandia: Season 3: Episode 4 -- A couple discusses whether they can afford to attend Nina's Birthday party.
Portlandia: Season 4: Episode 4 -- Fans of A Prairie Home Companion enjoy a hot bowl of Onion Soup while tailgating.
Portlandia: Season 4: Episode 4 -- A streaker shows up at the tailgate party for A Prairie Home Companion and interrupts the activities.
Portlandia: Season 4: Episode 4 -- A local artist sells her recycled T-shirt designs to the folks tailgating at a taping of A Prairie Home Companion.
Portlandia: Season 4: Episode 4 -- A scalper tries to sell off his tickets for the taping of A Prairie Home Companion.

Overview

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Release Date:
21 January 2011 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A sketch-comedy series that parodies life in Portland, Oregon.
Awards:
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 12 nominations See more »
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"Just one more episode ..." See more (26 total) »

Cast

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Fred Armisen ... Various Characters (38 episodes, 2011-2014)

Carrie Brownstein ... Various Characters (38 episodes, 2011-2014)
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Series Directed by
Jonathan Krisel (36 episodes, 2011-2014)
 
Series Writing credits
Fred Armisen (37 episodes, 2011-2014)
Carrie Brownstein (37 episodes, 2011-2014)
Jonathan Krisel (37 episodes, 2011-2014)
Karey Dornetto (20 episodes, 2012-2014)
Bill Oakley (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Graham Wagner (10 episodes, 2014)
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)
Maura Madden .... supervising producer (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Bill Oakley .... consulting producer (10 episodes, 2012)
Allison Silverman .... consulting producer (10 episodes, 2012)
Karey Dornetto .... co-executive 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)
Bill Benz .... co-producer (2 episodes, 2014)
Daniel Gray Longino .... co-producer (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Original Music by
Fred Armisen (18 episodes, 2011-2013)
Carrie Brownstein (18 episodes, 2011-2013)
 
Series Cinematography by
Bryce Fortner (29 episodes, 2011-2014)
 
Series Film Editing by
Daniel Gray Longino (37 episodes, 2011-2014)
Bill Benz (31 episodes, 2011-2014)
Doug Lussenhop (27 episodes, 2011-2013)
Kelly Brickner (9 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Casting by
Simon Max Hill (12 episodes, 2011-2012)
 
Series Production Design by
Tyler B. Robinson (19 episodes, 2011-2014)
 
Series Art Direction by
Eric Schoonover (16 episodes, 2011-2012)
Schuyler Telleen (14 episodes, 2012-2014)
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)
 
Series Production Management
Keisha Punter .... production supervisor / post-production supervisor (11 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jay Smith .... associate director (11 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Art Department
Julia Oliver .... art department coordinator / swing (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
Schuyler Telleen .... graphic designer (14 episodes, 2012-2014)
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)
Danie West .... puppet fabricator / puppet fabricator: Bent Image Lab (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Sound Department
Glenn Micallef .... sound mixer / production sound mixer (28 episodes, 2011-2013)
John Chamberlin .... sound re-recording mixer (24 episodes, 2012-2014)
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)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Adam C. Sager .... digital compositor (4 episodes, 2013-2014)
Barna Howard .... digital compositor (3 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Greg Wick .... best boy grip (31 episodes, 2012-2014)
Margaret Knoebel .... second assistant camera / first assistant camera (30 episodes, 2012-2014)
Desera Frentress .... lighting technician (28 episodes, 2011-2013)
Justin C. Ward .... gaffer / best boy electric (22 episodes, 2012-2014)
Cameron Carey .... loader / loader/digital downloader (20 episodes, 2012-2014)
Peter Efrem .... 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)
Eric Bixler .... electrician (14 episodes, 2012-2014)
T.G. Firestone .... camera operator: 'b' camera / camera operator / ... (12 episodes, 2011-2012)
Joe Paulet .... swing / best boy electric / ... (11 episodes, 2011-2012)
Sam Naiman .... swing (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Jerry Turner .... first assistant camera (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Patrick LaValley .... first assistant camera (10 episodes, 2012)
Hollie Metrick .... second assistant camera (10 episodes, 2014)
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 (17 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 C. 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)
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)
 
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)
Ben Lipsey .... location manager / location assistant (17 episodes, 2011-2012)
Ted Leuci .... manager of production operations (12 episodes, 2011-2012)
Rory 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)
Cam Everson .... production assistant (10 episodes, 2014)
Corrinne Theodoru .... script supervisor (10 episodes, 2014)
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)
 

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Runtime:
22 min
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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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14 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
"Just one more episode ...", 9 September 2012
Author: dunks58 from Australia

If you like sketch comedy but have not yet discovered this series, take my advice - see this show. 'Portlandia' is, for me at least, the best American sketch comedy series I've seen since 'Upright Citizens Brigade'.

I don't know how accurately it depicts Portland and its denizens, but I do know that (A) it really makes me want to visit there and (B) it really, really makes me laugh.

Carrie Brownstein is new to me as comedian, though I of course know her musical work with indie darlings Sleater-Kinney. The brilliantly versatile Fred Armisen has deservedly earned a big fan base (including my family) through his work on SNL. Yet, who could have predicted that this combination of talent, in such an off-the-wall concept, could work so well? It really does, and I want to congratulate all associated with the series, notably the legendary Lorne Michaels for once again nurturing talents like Fred and Carrie and giving them the chance to do a great show like this.

Once you get the style and shape of the show, you'll be hooked. The sketches are, for the most part, really good and some (e.g. Chicken Farm, One More Episode of Galactica) are destined to become enduring classics.

The stars (in their multiple roles) are ably assisted by a fine cast of supporting performers and a BIG highlight of the series is the many surprising and hilarious cameo appearances, including people like Edward James Olmos, Aimee Mann and Greg Louganis (playing themselves) and of course the wonderful Kyle McLachlan as the Mayor. These bits work not only because of who the stars are, but also because in just about every case they are perfect for and in the sketch (c.f. Eddie Vedder's great cameo in the "boyfriend's tattoo" sketch).

Thanks Fred and Carrie and all the cast and crew - it's been a real delight to discover such a clever, quirky, inventive comedy series that consistently takes unexpected turns, gives a lot of laughs, and leaves you wanting more every time.

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