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What to watch on IFC: June 25 – July 1

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As Robert Palmer so poignantly said: The heat is on. That’s right, summer is here and if this heat wave keeps us we’re never stepping outside again. Or at least not until September. Maybe October. Maybe Christmas or whenever Mother Nature gives it a rest and it cools down outside. Luckily there is a lot of great programming to watch between now and then thanks so we will be entertained in our homes-turned-biodomes.

Here’s what to watch this week on IFC:

Monday

“Meatballs” and “Caddyshack” back to back? Best. Double. Feature. Ever. Pick up your merit badges and your golf clubs and we’ll see you at 8/7c. Bring your own s’mores!

Tuesday

Watch Terrence Malick’s “The Thin Red Line” at 8/7c because it’s a great movie that marked Malick’s return to filmmaking after a twenty year sabbatical. It has the added benefit of reminding you that your life ain’t so bad because at least you’re not battling it out in Guadalcanal. It starts at 8 p.m. ET.

Wednesday

We’re showing “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” at 8/7 c. Will we be watching? As Buffy says, “Does the word “duh” mean anything to you?”

Thursday

Sit right back and you’ll hear a tale, the tale of a fateful trip …to an ob/gyn. It didn’t take three hours for this girl to find out that she has an extra set of teeth. Tune into “Teeth” at 10:15 p.m. ET and if you’ve ever wondered about the vagina dentata myth you’ll never wonder again. Trust us, this is no ordinary horror story.

Friday

It’s Friday, which means new episodes of Comedy Bang! Bang! and Bunk start at 10/9 c. This week Michael Cera parks himself on Scott Aukerman’s couch and the Cake Boss stops by to tell Scott his future. Then at 10:30 p.m. ET, watch another round of fast-paced fun on Bunk with Kumail Nanjiani, Tom Lennon and Eugene Mirman.

Saturday

Spend Saturday with Sylvester Stallone. Watch as a Vietnam Veteran living a simple life in Thailand is forced to call upon his long-buried, legendary lethal skills to rescue a missionary (Julie Benz) and her comrades from the Burmese army. That’s right, we’re showing “Rambo” at 10/9c. You know you wanna.

Sunday

Skip Sunday supper with your own family and spend it with the Bluths instead. We’re showing Arrested Development from 12 -3 p.m. ET, so grab something from the banana stand and ride your segue or drive your stair truck straight back to the couch for three hours of solid fun. And try not to blue yourself.

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Final Countdown

The Best Of The Last

Portlandia Goes Out With A Bang

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The end is near. In mere days Portlandia wraps up its final season, and oh what a season it’s been. Lucky for you, you can watch the entire season right now right here and on the IFC app, including this free episode courtesy of Subaru.

But now, let’s take a moment to look back at some of the new classics Fred and Carrie have so thoughtfully bestowed upon us. (We’ll be looking back through tear-blurred eyes, but you do you.)

Couples Dinner

It’s not that being single sucks, it’s that you suck if you’re single.

Cancel it!

A sketch for anyone who has cancelled more appointments than they’ve kept. Which is everyone.

Forgotten America

This one’s a “Serial” killer…everything both right and wrong about true crime podcasts.

Wedding Planners

The only bad wedding is a boring wedding.

Disaster Hut

It’s only the end of the world if your doomsday kit doesn’t include rosé.

Catch up on Portlandia’s final episodes on demand and at IFC.com

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Rev Up

Your Portlandia Personality Test

The New Portlandia Webseries Is Going Your Way

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Carrie and Fred understand that although we have so much in common, we’re each so beautifully unique and different. To help us navigate those differences, Portlandia has found an easy and honest way to embrace our special selves in the form of a progressive new traffic system: a specific lane for every kind of driver. It’s all in honor of the show’s 8th and final season, and it’s all presented by Subaru.

Ready to find out who you really are? Match your personality to a lane and hop on the expressway to self-understanding.

Lane 10: Trucks Piled With Junk

Your junk is falling out of your trunk. Shake a tail light, people — this lane is for you.

Lane 33: Twins

You’re like a Gemini, but waaaay more pedestrian. Maybe you and a friend just wear the same outfits a lot. Who cares, it’s just twinning enough to make you feel special.

Lane 27: Broken Windows

Bad luck follows you around and everyone knows it. Your proverbial seat is always damp from proverbial rain. Is this the universe telling you to swallow your pride? Yes.

Lane 69: Filthy Cars

You’re all about convenience. Getting your car washed while you drive is a no-brainer.

Lane 43: Newly Divorced Singles

It’s been a while since you’ve driven alone, and you don’t know the rules of the road anymore. What’s too fast? What’s too slow? Are you sending the right signals? Don’t worry, the breakdown lane is nearby if you need it.

Still can’t find a lane to match your personality? Check out all the videos here. And see the final season of Portlandia this spring on IFC.

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Give Back

Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Hits from the '80s are on repeat all Christmas Eve and Day on IFC.

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It’s the final countdown to Christmas and thanks to IFC’s movie marathon all Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, you can revel in classic ’80s films AND find inspiration for your last-minute gifts. Here are our recommendations, if you need a head start:

Musical Instrument

Great analog entertainment substitute when you refuse to give your kid the Nintendo Switch they’ve been drooling over.

Breakfast In Bed

Any significant other or child would appreciate these Uncle Buck-approved flapjacks. Just make sure you’re not stuck on clean up duty.

Cocktail Supplies

You’ll need them to get through the holidays.

Dance Lessons

So you can learn to shake-shake-shake (unless you know ghosts willing to lend a hand).

Comfy Clothes

With all the holiday meals, there may be some…embigenning.



Get even more great inspiration all Christmas Eve and Day on IFC, and remember…