Rose Route
Season 8, Episode 10
Rouse route mayor
Air date March 22, 2018
Written by Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Jonathan Krisel, Karey Dornetto, Megan Neuringer, Phoebe Robinson, Graham Wagner
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"Rose Route" is the tenth episode of the eighth season, and series finale of Portlandia. It aired on March 22, 2018 as the seventy-seventh and final episode of the series.


The Mayor cuts deals all over town to secure the perfect route for the Portland Marathon; Fred and Carrie decide to run to break their addiction to news alerts; Candace's house guest Dolly quickly becomes her new best friend.


Main CastEdit

Special Guest StarEdit

  • Kyle MacLachlan as Shawn

Guest StarringEdit

  • Cherry Jones as Ms. Mayor
  • Tessa Thompson as Bailey
  • Dolly Wells as Herself

Cast (Alphabetically Listed)Edit

  • Sam Adams as Himself
  • Mike Chase
  • Michael Draper
  • Rusty Tennant
  • Brooke Totman


  • Max Huskins as Marathon Runner


  • The title to the series finale refers to the route Shawn created for the Portland Marathon that's shaped into a rose.