100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time

From time-capsule sitcoms to cutting-edge Peak-TV dramas — the definitive ranking of the game-changing small-screen classics

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97. 'Portlandia'

Portlandia sure arrived with a bang – the opening song, "The Dream of the Nineties Is Alive in Portland," was an instant legend bit of boho-baiting satire. ("Portland is a place where young people go to retire!") But who could have guessed the genius duo of SNL vet Fred Armisen and Sleater-Kinney guitarist Carrie Brownstein could push Portlandia so far? Mocking the hipster aspirations of modern America is a topic that never runs out of comic juice for these two, whether it's pickle fetishes, artisanal shoelaces or the cult of kale. 

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