15 Best 'Portlandia' Sketches

From binge-watching panic to bird-improved accessories, here are the funniest and most far-out bits from IFC's hit show

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12. 'Adult Babysitter'

Both a lively send-up of modern masculinity and a genuinely sweet little parable about marriage, this Season Two sketch is another self-contained story that has a satisfying beginning, middle, and end. Armisen brings out one of his best dismissive manchild performances as the charming Ellen Bloodworth attempts to keep him in line while his wife goes out for a work dinner. ("If he starts just staring at the 'On Demand' screen, it's time to turn it off...what that leads to is him getting on IMDb, and he does a lot of user comments for movies that have not come out yet.") Bonus: tattoos, video games, drumming, and a lot of beer.

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