20 Best 'Portlandia' Sketches

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

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17. 'Air Conditioner' (Season 2)

Women & Women First – everyone's favorite XX-chromsome über alles bookstore – is one of the series' best recurring bits, a satirical airstrike on humorless American "herstory" run amok. Although plenty of outstanding skits have taken place within its hallowed halls, this skit about air conditioning units ("Strike the word unit from this conversation!") is the best introduction to the unique worldview of Candace and Toni – and their preoccupation with words, feelings and educating their community. Refreshingly cool. KE

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