4: Kumail Tours Portlandia
Recurring cast member Kumail Nanjiani tours popular/quirky spots in the real Portland.
Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
1: Inside Portlandia
Fred & Carrie take you on an insiders tour of Portlandia Season 2
Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
3: Take A Trip To Portlandia
Fred and Carrie introduce Season 2.
Friday, July 20th, 2012
2: The Brunch Special
The director's search to find the perfect Marionberry Pancake.
Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
7: A Prairie Home Companion Tailgate: Soup
Malcolm (Fred Armisen) and Kris (Carrie Brownstein) tailgate outside of a Prairie Home Companion show, swapping stories about Garrison Keillor while sipping piping-hot tea.
Thursday, February 20th, 2014
6: The Celery Incident
A celery salesman goes to great lengths to get the unappreciated celery back on people's tables. A promotional clip from upcoming season 4.
Friday, January 21st, 2011
A bohemian couple goes to great lengths to make sure that their restaurant order is ethical and humane.
Friday, January 28th, 2011
2: A Song for Portland
Fred and Carrie meet the Mayor of Portland who gives them a special assignment.
Friday, February 4th, 2011
Fred and Carrie discover that their maid is none other than their favorite singer-songwriter Aimee Mann. They also find that their new gardner is none other than singer songwriter Sara McLaughlin.
Friday, February 11th, 2011
4: Mayor Is Missing
When the mayor goes missing, Fred and Carrie begin a frantic search for him.
Friday, February 18th, 2011
All of Portlandia is swept up in the excitement of a new music and film festival.
Friday, February 25th, 2011
The Mayor turns to Fred and Carrie to help him put together a big league baseball team.
Friday, January 6th, 2012
Local artisan curators Lisa and Bryce realize that they can pickle everything; Fred helps Carrie chase a romantic mixologist (Andy Samberg) who forgets his roots when he moves from Portland to LA; Fred and Carrie stop to eat at a theme restaurant with a difficult waiter (Kumail Nanjiani); Kath and Dave's emergency signals are tested when they go river rafting; Feminist shopkeepers Toni and Candice teach an A/C repairman about the "phallus" and "opposite of a phallus" inside all of us.
Friday, January 13th, 2012
2: One Moore Episode
Doug and Claire become a bit obsessed with "Battlestar Galactica" and it begins to take over their lives.
Friday, January 20th, 2012
3: Cool Wedding
Militant bike messenger Spyke and his fiancée Iris strive for non-conformity in their upcoming nuptials; Carrie drops her beloved iPhone, and her life flashes before her eyes; Two overly-polite drivers come to a standstill at an intersection when neither wants to be the first to go; A grocery shopper (Jack McBrayer) finds scorn when he forgets his reusable shopping bag; A bestselling author (Shoreh Agadashloo) visits the feminist bookstore to do a book-reading.
Friday, January 27th, 2012
Michelle and Brendan pull out all the stops to see that their son gains admittance to a prestigious preschool.
Friday, February 3rd, 2012
5: Cops Redesign
Nostalgia-loving Jason returns to LA from Portland and informs Melanie of another Portland throwback trend; the Mayor of Portland tasks Fred and Carrie with redesigning the Portland Police Department's uniforms and image; an excited donor donates his old music LPs to an elite preschool, but protective parents Brendan and Michelle question his sonic sensibilities; a team of salespeople at Bad Art Good Walls specialize in supplying new coffee shops with horrible art.
Friday, February 10th, 2012
6: Cat Nap
In a boutique clothing store “Two Girls Two Shirts,” the owners are momentarily tempted by the idea of having customers; A struggling band finds itself with an all too enthusiastic fan; Jayde from “jayde speaks Sevyn” and director Gahvin Quin make a video plea to help raise money in the name of art. When an innovative intern suggests improvements at the feminist bookstore, shopkeepers Toni and Candace defend their way of doing business; Carrie’s sister begins making jewelry, prompting Fred to consider a new way to make a living; A houseowner’s move takes longer than she expects when she accidentally hires an eco-friendly moving crew.
Friday, February 17th, 2012
An idyllic music gathering becomes tense when they face the logistics of loading a harp into a sedan; A middle-aged couple attempts to reclaim the ideals of being young, rebellious and sexy by getting motorcycles; Second-hand clothing store workers scrutinize a woman’s fashion sense when she attempts to sell her used clothes; Nina attempts to convince her boyfriend Lance to join Facebook; Claire goes out for an evening and gets a sitter for her husband, Doug.
Friday, February 24th, 2012
8: Feminist Bookstore's 10th Anniversary
"Sanitation Twins" Marcus and Madeline Harris take separating trash to a whole new level; Portland's feminist bookstore "Women & Women First" commemorates its 10th anniversary, but the celebrations are cut short; Uptight couple, Kath and Dave decide to go for a hike but get sidetracked as they prepare for every possible scenario; Peter and Nance go to their first Portland Timbers game and design a sign to root for the team; A risk-averse dance instructor ensures there is no chance of him being sued.
Friday, March 2nd, 2012
9: No Olympics
A crying infant’s father escalates his attempts to soothe his thrill-seeking baby; Fred and Carrie get the Mayor of Portland’s blessing to create a grassroots campaign to prevent the Olympics from ever coming to Portland; A creative canoe dancer turns what seems to be a mistake in his routine into a triumphal finish; A pair of bike valets have trouble finding a disgruntled customer’s bike.
Friday, March 9th, 2012
10: Brunch Village
New brunch hotspot Fisherman’s Porch gets a write-up in the local paper, prompting Peter and Nance to give it a try – only to find hundreds of others had the same idea. Portland’s Mayor offers to take Fred and Carrie to brunch, but when the bridge is blocked he is forced to find alternate routes. Feminist bookstore owners Toni and Candace take physical measures to remove unwanted pedestrians in line for brunch in front of their store. Nance has Peter hold her spot while she gets her jacket, only to return to accusations that she is cutting the line. Two bouncers escort her to a crazed man who metes out punishment for line cutters – and it is up to Peter to save her.
Friday, December 14th, 2012
1: Winter in Portlandia
It's wintertime in Portlandia and Peter and Nance struggle to keep off winter weight by cutting pasta from their diets; Candace's son visits Women and Women First bookstore for the holidays; a couple tries to keep their food cart in business.
Friday, January 4th, 2013
2: Take Back MTV
Spyke and Iris join forces with a gang of former MTV stars to take back MTV from the Tweens; a group of frustrated college grads stage a protest on the dance floor; Sandra has a crush on a mysterious man in her meditation class.
Friday, January 4th, 2013
The Mayor sends Fred and Carrie on a door-to-door mission to Seattle to recruit new citizens for Portland; pedicab driver hustles for clients; Peter and Nance prepare for the opening of their Bed and Breakfast with a visit to The Doily Shoppe.
Friday, January 11th, 2013
4: Nina's Birthday
Nina goes to great lengths to throw an extravagant 32nd birthday party for herself. The day-long event is set to include activities ranging from horseback rides to sunrise yoga that will last well into the night. The party turns into a Tapas Dinner.
Friday, January 18th, 2013
Concerned parents Brendan and Michelle start a band that makes kids music; The Portland Nerd Council issues a Public Service Announcement; Malcom and Kris have an uncomfortable lunch at a vegan restaurant. The Feminist Bookstore hosts a comedy night.
Friday, January 25th, 2013
6: Off the Grid
Following an environmental scandal, The Mayor steps down from office and moves off the grid; a dolphin discovers that plastic bags have been banned in Portland; musicians compete in a Battle of the Gentle Bands.
Friday, February 1st, 2013
7: The Temp
A temp worker hopes to turn her stint as Interim Mayor of Portland into a full-time job with Fred and Carrie's help; a wedding is interrupted; local baristas draft a coffee shop manifesto; Kath and Dave struggle to find a table at a restaurant.
Friday, February 8th, 2013
8: Soft Opening
Peter and Nance practice hosting friends at the soft opening of their bed and breakfast; a magazine features a local furniture maker in their Man Issue; steampunks attend a convention; Fred takes a love interest on a bold third date.
Friday, February 15th, 2013
The City of Portland is overrun with art projects; Fred and Carrie's relationship is complicated by their roommate Alexandra; a movie theater sells artisanal concessions. Kath and Dave are concerned about the coyotes in their neighborhood.
Friday, February 22nd, 2013
The Rats decide to move out of their newly-gentrified neighborhood; first-time parents read various child-rearing books; Gahvin and his girlfriend go to the movies; Carrie and Alexandra have dinner at a communal table.
Friday, March 1st, 2013
Electricity is shut off for the entire City of Portland due to unpaid bills at the Mayor's Office. Peter and Nance have a mysterious guest at their bed and breakfast. Kath and Dave go into survival mode. Fred and Carrie team up to find Mr. Mayor and restore power to the city.
Thursday, February 27th, 2014
1: Sharing Finances
A young woman is haunted by very smart ghosts; Doug and Claire make a big commitment to one another; Kath and Dave make the most of fifteen minutes; Sandra finally finds a soul mate; Fred is visited by a Date Fact Checker.
Thursday, March 6th, 2014
Ecoterrorists protest animal testing at a makeup company; Bryce and Lisa Rent it Out!; Toni and Candace have a car wash; Fred misses hip hop; Dave helps Kath get a good night's sleep.
Thursday, March 13th, 2014
3: Celery Guy
A celery salesman goes to great lengths to get celery back on the table. 911 dispatchers assure callers that it’s beets. The Order Grill is open for lunch. Carrie declares social bankruptcy. A fed up office worker wants to become a gutterpunk. Guest starring Steve Buscemi, Jeff Goldblum, Silas Weir Mitchell and Kumail Nanjiani.
Thursday, March 20th, 2014
4: Pull-Out King
A punk from the ‘80s wakes up from a coma. An e-mail goes neglected. Nina has surprising news for Lance. Malcolm and Kris tailgate a Prairie Home Companion live show. Carrie dates a tax lawyer. Guest starring Jello Biafra, Annie Clark, Jeff Goldblum, Duff McKagan and Mark Proksch.
Thursday, March 27th, 2014
5: Spyke Drives
Peter drives Nance to the emergency room. Spyke gets a car. Ghavin has some questions for a singer whose band is touring through Portland. Fred and Carrie have a garage sale. Dinner party guests are held hostage by a story that won’t end. Claire and Doug improve their relationship by treating each other like dogs. Guest starring Annie Clark, Kumail Nanjiani and Kyle MacLachlan.
Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
6: Bahama Knights
Fred has an idea for a music documentary. Peter is reunited with his old band, The Bahama Knights, and his ex-wife is lead singer. Trudy and Craig produce a song. Carrie and Fred go home after a concert. Guest starring Maya Rudolph, Tuck & Patti and Jeff Tweedy.
Thursday, April 10th, 2014
7: Trail Blazers
Joaquin makes a smoothie. Kickstarter videos compete at the Cant’s Film. Sandra visits a tattoo removal parlor. Malcolm and Kris make their own clothing. Toni and Candace coach the Portland Trail Blazers’ dance team. Guest starring Gus Van Sant, Paul Allen and The Portland Trail Blazers.
Thursday, April 17th, 2014
8: Late in Life Drug Use
Mr. Mayor plans a Pride Parade. Brendan and Michelle decide it’s finally time to try recreational drugs. The Punslingers name some new businesses. Carrie’s brother comes to visit with his new boyfriend. The cops visit Toni and Candace. Spyke and Iris have dinner at a suspiciously bad Thai restaurant. Guest starring Kyle MacLachlan, Dan Savage and Josh Homme.
Thursday, April 24th, 2014
9: 3D Printer
A minister reminds us that church is an option. Art students makes anti-corporate paintings. Mr. Mayor unveils Portland’s official 3D printer. Santa is concerned about the future of Christmas. A TV commercial director struggles with his own creativity. Lance and Nina’s lizard dies. Guest starring Ed Begley Jr.
Thursday, May 1st, 2014
10: Getting Away
Portlandia gets away for the weekend to New Beavertown, Oregon. Toni and Candace lead a feminist retreat for women. Kath and Dave do their best to relax. Peter and Nance go on a walking tour of the town. Guest starring Jason Sudeikis, k.d. lang and Angel Bouchet.
Thursday, January 8th, 2015
1: The Story of Toni and Candace
In 1991, a merger between two corporate book retailers pits young, sexy, shoulder-pad wearing Toni and Candace against one another in fierce competition to oversee the Chick Lit Department.
Thursday, January 15th, 2015
2: The Fiancée
When his mother and her new boyfriend visit, Lance begins to feel pressure concerning his and Nina's relationship.
Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
A rash of health issues lead to an emergency search for medical solutions.
Thursday, January 29th, 2015
The Ecoterroists travel to San Diego to take down their next target: Seaworld.
Thursday, February 5th, 2015
5: 4th of July
Kath and Dave attempt the ultimate Independence Day BBQ. The Mayor and Sam search the deep web for truly spectacular fireworks.
Thursday, February 12th, 2015
Portland’s Dollar Store recruits Quinn as the face for their rebranding campaign. Spyke faces trial for making unlicensed Bart Simpson merchandise.
Thursday, February 19th, 2015
7: Doug Becomes a Feminist
Doug discovers that he is a male feminist. Sandra takes a rideshare for the first time.
Thursday, February 26th, 2015
8: House for Sale
Fred and Carrie’s landlord moves into their house. Kath and Dave look to buy a new home for their next renovation project.
Thursday, March 5th, 2015
9: You Can Call Me Al
Kath and Dave get a little frantic when they need to rehearse for a karaoke party.
Thursday, March 12th, 2015
10: Dead Pets
Police start profiling people that are considered odd after arsonists burn down a taxidermy shop.
Thursday, January 21st, 2016
The Flaming Lips headline Portland's Pickathon Music Festival; Brendan and Michelle attend the festival via drone.
Thursday, January 28th, 2016
2: Going Gray
Fred wakes up with gray hair and sets out on a journey to figure out how old he is; the Mayor reminds Carrie about an arrangement they made.
Thursday, February 4th, 2016
Fred wants to do something big with his life so he moves to Austin; Carrie experiences motherhood.
Thursday, February 11th, 2016
4: Weirdo Beach
The Weirdos decide to go to the beach but issues arise when their hearse breaks down; an office worker is annoyed because his co-workers want to use his new charger.
Thursday, February 18th, 2016
5: Breaking Up
Claire is finally fed up with Doug's childish behavior and breaks up with him. They both date new people and discover surprising things about themselves.
Thursday, February 25th, 2016
Kath & Dave feel marginalized after an accident leaves them temporarily disabled. A car service app user dodges surge pricing by calling a cab. Joey gets an internship.
Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
7: Family Emergency
Louis C.K. cancels a show in Portland due to a family emergency; Fred and Carrie are asked to judge a plume contest.
Thursday, March 10th, 2016
8: First Feminist City
Portland is declared the most feminist city in the country, and Toni and Candace have to deal with the attention. The town opens a Femi-Mart.
Thursday, March 17th, 2016
9: Lance Is Smart
Lance gets glasses and joins an intellectual crowd. Nina hires a tutor to help her win over Lance's new friends.
Thursday, March 24th, 2016
10: Noodle Monster
A tsukemen ramen monster is on the loose in Portland. The mayor tries to impress a major brand visiting Portland and enlists Fred and Carrie to help.
Thursday, January 5th, 2017
1: The Storytellers
Fred and Carrie consult with a storytelling expert. Nigel and Amy pitch an album release. A traveler checks into an unconventional hotel. A pediatrician invents a children's toy. The Weirdos discover the joys of Bed, Bath and Beyond.
Thursday, January 12th, 2017
2: Carrie Dates a Hunk
Fred doesn't dig Carrie's hunky new beau. A new couple goes to therapy. Drew and Andy question, "What about men?". Melanie and Lars make the important choice to buy a rug.
Thursday, January 19th, 2017
3: Fred's Cell Phone Company
Fred's new business may be more trouble than it's worth. Kate and Sam learn the perils of long distance love. Drew and Andy plan a funeral. Nina gives Lance a massage chair that changes everything.
Thursday, January 26th, 2017
4: Separation Anxiety
Toni and Candace retire but there is still some unfinished business between them. Drew and Andy re-imagine gingerbread cookies. Peter and Nance try a new protein diet. The rats consider the charms of squirrels.
Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
Fred gets involved with an arranged marriage; a couple's newly opened movie theater offers an at-home vibe; a school brings in a bully to show students how to toughen up; and a creepy guy leaves a strange reply to social-media posts.
Thursday, February 9th, 2017
6: Friend Replacement
Carrie's in the market for a new friend; Jill tries a radical diet to deal with her office anxieties; Drew and Andy host a movie festival; a scientist comes up with a cure for modern life; Ghavin opens an elaborate box set.
Thursday, February 16th, 2017
7: Portland Secedes
Fred and Carrie have a hand in helping the mayor get Portland to secede from the U.S.; the eco-terrorists are honored with a Best Protest award; Peter believes he may be Banksy; and Kath and Dave put passive-aggressive notes on cars.
Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
Nina and Lance deal with an ant infestation. The mayor attempts to break a world record. "Time Tailors" evaluate a man's schedule. The eco-terrorists brainstorm how to make an impressive event entrance.
Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
9: Passenger Rating
Carrie tries to improve her passenger rating; an actor teaches a boss how to fire employees; the National Small Talk Convention takes place.
Thursday, March 9th, 2017
10: Misunderstood Miracles
Sandra teaches a pit bull self-control. Lisa and Bryce sell instant garbage. A couple explains alcohol to their adult son. Fred discovers models.
Thursday, January 18th, 2018
1: Riot Spray
Spyke gets his old band back together; podcasters investigate a police station; Candace brings Toni to her childhood summer home; Brendan and Michelle consider buying a van.
Thursday, January 25th, 2018
2: Shared Workspace
Toni and Candace get involved in healthcare; Peter and Nance deal with a sushi situation; Kathleen becomes the first female partner at her firm; a single guy interrupts a couples' dinner.
Thursday, February 1st, 2018
3: No Thank You
Fred and Carrie help Rachel navigate dating apps; Kathleen and Dave take on an escape room; Doug gives his friends benefit fatigue; Andy and Drew swear off women; Joey tries therapy.
Thursday, February 8th, 2018
Nina and Lance tell how they met; Peter and Nance look forward to breakfast; a couple uses distraction cancelling glasses; Malcolm and Kris get involved at a community meeting.
Thursday, February 15th, 2018
5: Open Relationship
Doug and Claire try an open relationship; Shannon gets help parallel parking; a company uses VR for a meeting; the Mayor waits for a helicopter; Fred steps on a snail.
Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
6: You Do You
Sandra discovers she can have it all; Jamie's co-workers help her get over a cold; Fred and Carrie prepare for a natural disaster; Kathleen and Dave learn how to take photo booth pictures.
Thursday, March 1st, 2018
7: Most Pro City
The Mayor sets out to prove Portland's diversity; text message drama unfolds during a business meeting; activists on a hunger strike take a cheat day; drivers communicate via hand signals.
Thursday, March 8th, 2018
8: Peter Follows P!nk
Peter and Nance interact with celebrities on social media; Fred gives Carrie a rock n' roll remodel; James rides his bike to work; Gil and George say hello to Toni and Candace.
Thursday, March 15th, 2018
9: Long Way Back
The Weirdos lose their favorite trash can, which takes an unexpected journey throughout the city; Malcolm and Kris visit their pediatrician; Peter and Nance wonder why they've never been hacked; Fred and Carrie just give up.
Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
10: Rose Route
The Mayor cuts deals all over town to secure the perfect route for the Portland Marathon; Fred and Carrie decide to run to break their addiction to news alerts; Candace's house guest Dolly quickly becomes her new best friend.