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“Portlandia” Is Amazing

Mark my words: Portlandia will reach the cult heights of Mr. Show. I have no shame in saying it, because I believe it. Aside from the writing and acting (which is super-sharp), I really love what they do with the story structure. Written like a sketch show, Portlandia being solely about life and times in 2011 Portland, Oregon gives it a quasi-sitcom feel, and the jokes (in the pilot anyway) never feel run into the ground. The old lady in the “Hide and Seek” is awesome…

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