On the very first episode of Fred Armisen’s and Carrie Brownstein’s hit comedy show “Portlandia”, they performed a sketch that has come to define the show. In the bit, Lisa and Bryce put birds on things and called it art. That’s right, they put a bird on it. Then we invited fans to do the same. All you needed to do to get in on the fun was head to Put A Bird On It and add a bird to any website or picture. But was that enough for fans of our show? Nope. Portlandia fans are too creative for that. Below find a few of the fan-made videos to celebrate putting a bird on it.
If you haven’t seen it, or just want to watch again for some cheap thrills, here’s the original sketch:
And here is what “Portlandia” fans have done with the idea:
Put A Bird On It (All the Seagull Ladies):
A paternity suit is way more adorable when it has a bird on it:
Put A Bird On It, Barbie: