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The BSG addiction sketch is absolutely the highlight of this Season 2 set, but there are other comic gems here to mention....
IFC / 220 Minutes / 2012 / Unrated / Street Date: September 25, 2012
Portlandia hits and misses, but when it really connects, it stings. With PNW hipsters in its crosshairs and a healthy arsenal of pop culture references up its sleeve, this Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein series often delivers the postmodern goods: it's not a particularly reliable comedy show, but each episode nevertheless offers up at least a laugh or two.
Take the now-viral Battlestar Galactica gag on this Season 2 TV-on-BD compilation. Repeat viewings don't maintain the skit's initial punch, but to watch our protagonists fall victim to that BSG bell jar (like so many nerds did) is sensationally smart fun - somebody on the Portlandia writing staff has definitely experienced a BSG marathon and has lived to tell the tale.
Yet as goofy and well-intentioned Portlandia: Season 2 is, it's difficult to recommend it as a full purchase. Armisen remains a comic mainstay - he's one of the receding reasons to keep SNL on the DVR - but while there are blips and moments within these episodes that resonate with acerbic, lampooning thrill, at the end of the day, Portlandia isn't quite as wall-to-wall enjoyable as it could be. It's worth a spin, but not exactly one for the archives.