Portlandia is a follow up to the Fred Armisen (SNL)/Carrie Brownstein comedy collaboration, Thunderant. In the new IFC series (executive- produced by Lorne Michaels), the pair lovingly skewer the people and values of Portland, Ore. by introducing us to Portland archetypes like a militant bike messenger, feminist bookstore owners and an arts & crafts couple who "put birds on things."
andra discovers she can have it all. Jamie's co-workers help her get over a cold. Portland adds more lanes to the freeway. Fred and Carrie prepare for a natural disaster. Kath and Dave learn the art of taking photobooth pictures. A trampoline company's legal department experiences another hectic day.