Portlandia

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (35)

  • Jason: Portland is a city where young people go to retire.

  • Melanie: In Portland, you can put a bird on anything and call it art!

  • Steve Buscemi: Do I look like a pimp to you?

  • Toni: If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention.
    Steve Buscemi: You know what? I am outraged right now.

  • Toni: Addiction isn't funny.
    Candace: Sure it is.

  • Candace: Would you go into a puzzle store and buy one puzzle piece?

  • Candance: (About his tea) This helps clear out my tear ducts and keeps my skin nice and dry. It tastes like soot and hot water.

  • Aliki: Nance, you can be a real bitch.
    Nance: Please, don't go!
    Aliki: Nance, you're being a bitch.

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Notes (2)

  • The episode won an Emmy Award for¬†Outstanding Costumes for a Variety/Music Program or a Special.

  • The episode won an Emmy Award for¬†Outstanding Costumes for a Variety Program or a Special.

Trivia (10)

  • In Farm, Carrie mentions that in Portland, you can put a bird on something and call it art. This episode opens with the same concept in mind.

  • The Mayor's band is called King Desmond and the Accelerators.

  • The headlines revealing the Mayor's musical secret are:

    Mayor Openly Reggae

    Lost in Bass

    Mayor in a Jam

  • The newspaper headlines when the Mayor is lost are:

    Lost is Boss

    Dude, Where's My Mayor?

    Where's the Chief?

  • The store where Fred and Carrie get their phones is called Wireless Toyz.

  • The band that plays for the woman getting acupuncture is called The Roving Singles. They try to play a song called "Tunnel Vision."

  • Blunderbuss is the name of a music festival.

  • When the Happy Birthday text is sent to Sarah, the time reads 3:14 P.M., and then the couple gets ready for bed.

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Allusions (2)

  • Looney Tunes

    After the tattoo sketch, concentric orange circles appear around Carrie's face with the slogan "Tat's All Folks!"

    The orange circles, as well as the spinoff of "That's All Folks" are a parody of the ending of Looney Tunes episodes.

  • 2 Girls, 1 Cup

    Two Girls, One Store is a parody of the name of the infamous, gross-out video, 2 Girls, 1 Cup.