This sketch comedy television series is set in and filmed in Portland, Oregon. It stars the Saturday Night Live actor of Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein. It debuted on the Independent Film Channel. The series has won a Peabody Award and has been nominated for various Emmy’s for writing and directing.
Most decidedly a hipster Bohemian show with lots of laughter and smiles. There are currently 27 episodes and 3 full seasons.
Take out your nose ring this is not San Francisco this is Portland!
Some old Portlandia pals are up to their new-old tricks this year! Uptight Dave and Kath thrive in a blackout; Nina and Lance’s passionate relationship takes a turn when Nina plans a lavish birthday blow out; and militant bike messenger Spyke tries to turn back the clock. There are also a few new friends in town, as Season 3 features visits from Roseanne Barr, Patton Oswalt and Rose Byrne!
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In this docu-tour of Portland, comedian (and frequent guest star) Kumail Nanjiani visits the people and places that inspired the sketches you love! From a chicken retirement farm to the country’s only vegan strip club – this is the REAL Portlandia.
Yes, a vegan strip club for the Bohemian hipster in all of us.