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What to Watch If You Love 'Portlandia'

Updated October 14, 2020 481 votes 28 voters51 items

List RulesVote up the films and series you know other fans of Portlandia will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen Portlandia.

If you just finished Portlandia and feel like it’s left a gaping hole in your life, there’s no need to despair. We’ve compiled this list of movies and TV shows similar to Portlandia that are sure to conjure up the same feelings of delightful recognition that you had while watching your favorite episodes of Portlandia.

With lots of options, including Key & Peele, a show about two friends starring in hilarious sketches with real social commentary, and even movies like The Ten, which features 10 vignettes with comic takes on the 10 commandments, deciding what to watch after Portlandia will really just depend on your mood.

This list of shows Portlandia is sorted by fans who’ve chimed in and voted for their fave movies and TV series that they think other Portlandia fans will also love, and the titles included are ordered by their votes.

So what are your favorite movies and TV series like Portlandia? Vote your favorite programs up to the top of the list.

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  • Documentary Now!
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    If you loved Fred Armisen in Portlandia, you'll love him in this documentary spoof series featuring other SNL alumni.

    Documentary Now! (IFC, 2015) is an American mockumentary television series created by Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers, and Rhys Thomas. The series spoofs celebrated documentary films by parodying the style of each documentary with a similar, but fictitious, subject, with Helen Mirren serving as host.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Sherman's Showcase
    Photo: IFC

    This modern variety show is a great choice to watch after finishing Portlandia if you need a change of pace. 

    Sherman's Showcase (IFC, 2019) is an American comedy television series created by Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle. Inspired by musical variety shows, the show features host Sherman McDaniel (Salahuddin) taking the audience through time via music and comedy.... more on Wikipedia
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  • A Black Lady Sketch Show
    Photo: HBO

    This hilarious sketch comedy series from HBO is the perfect thing to binge watch after a hard day and you've run out of Portlandia. 

    A Black Lady Sketch Show (HBO, 2019) is an American sketch comedy show created by Robin Thede. Each episode examines a single theme and features sketches, short vignettes, animated segments, and stand-up comedy loosely related to the theme.... more on Wikipedia
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  • I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson
    Photo: Netflix

    Fans of Portlandia will be enamored by this Netflix sketch show written and produced by SNL alumni Tim Robinson.

    I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson (Netflix, 2019) is an American sketch comedy television show created by Zach Kaninan Tim Robinson. Tim Robinson and guests spend each segment driving someone to the point of needing - or desperately wanting - to leave.... more on Wikipedia
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