The Story of Toni and Candice
Season 5, Episode 1
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Air date January 8, 2015
Written by Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Jonathan Krisel, Karey Dornetto & Graham Wagner
Directed by Jonathan Krisel
Episode Guide
Getting Away
The Fiance

The Story of Toni and Candice is the season 5 premiere and thirty-eighth episode of Portlandia.


The origin story of the feminist bookstore. A merger between two corporate book retailers pits young, sexy, shoulder-pad-wearing Toni and Candace against one another in fierce competition to be head of the Chick Lit Department.



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Guest StarringEdit

  • Peter Giles as Bruce Nathansen


  • Peter Alzado
  • Austin Blair
  • Dustin Blair
  • Angel Bouchet
  • Judith Ford
  • Wrick Jones


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