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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5. 'Social Bankruptcy' (Season 4)

Understandably overwhelmed by the influx of social media demands into her everyday life and the head-splitting ping of a constantly buzzing phone, Carrie goes for the "nuclear option": declaring social bankruptcy and jettisoning the entire thing into the great recycling bin in the sky. It's so freeing! It's so wonderful! It's so … lonely. A clean slate might sound like a good idea at first, but without a digital footprint and a set of emoticons to contextualize it, even the most liberated Facebook hater turns into a ghost. KE

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