Season 3, Episode 3
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Air date January 4, 2013
Written by Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Jonathan Krisel & Bill Oakley
Directed by Jonathan Krisel
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Missionaries is the third episode of season 3 of Portlandia, and the twentieth episode overall.


The Mayor sends Fred and Carrie on a door-to-door mission in Seattle to recruit new citizens for Portland. A pedicab driver hustles for clients. Peter and Nance prepare for the opening of their Bed and Breakfast with a visit to The Doily Shoppe. Doug and Claire spoil television shows for friends at a dinner party. Toni and Candace investigate a bad Yelp review of "Women and Women First."[1]


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Special Guest StarEdit

  • Kyle MacLachlan as Mr. Mayor

Guest StarringEdit

  • Chloë Sevigny as Alexandra
  • Jeff Goldblum as The Doily Shoppe Proprietor
  • Martina Navratilova as Herself


  • Mason Coe as Pedro
  • Mikkie Lipsey
  • Dana Millican as Dinner Party Hostess
  • John San Nicholas
  • Domi Shoemaker
  • Chris Wright


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