Parks and Recreation Episodes

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Parks and Recreation episodes

Apr 24, 2014: Moving Up
Apr 17, 2014: One in 8,000
Apr 10, 2014: Flu Season 2
Apr 03, 2014: Prom
Mar 20, 2014: Galentine's Day
Mar 13, 2014: New Slogan
Mar 06, 2014: The Wall
Feb 27, 2014: Anniversaries
Jan 30, 2014: Ann and Chris
Jan 23, 2014: Farmers Market
Jan 16, 2014: New Beginnings
Jan 09, 2014: Second Chunce
Nov 21, 2013: The Cones of Dunshire
Nov 21, 2013: Fluoride
Nov 14, 2013: Filibuster
Oct 31, 2013: Recall Vote
Oct 17, 2013: Gin It Up!
Oct 10, 2013: Doppelgangers
Oct 03, 2013: The Pawnee-Eagleton Tip Off Classic
Sep 26, 2013: London
Sep 26, 2013: London
Sep 26, 2013: London
May 02, 2013: Are You Better Off?
Apr 25, 2013: Swing Vote
Apr 18, 2013: Jerry's Retirement
Apr 18, 2013: Article Two
Apr 11, 2013: Animal Control
Apr 04, 2013: Partridge
Mar 14, 2013: Bailout
Feb 21, 2013: Correspondents' Lunch
Feb 21, 2013: Leslie and Ben
Feb 21, 2013: Leslie and Ben; Correspondents' Lunch
Feb 14, 2013: Emergency Response
Feb 07, 2013: Ann's Decision
Jan 24, 2013: Women in Garbage
Jan 17, 2013: Two Parties
Dec 06, 2012: Ron and Diane
Nov 29, 2012: Pawnee Commons
Nov 15, 2012: Leslie vs. April
Nov 08, 2012: Ben's Parents
Oct 25, 2012: Halloween Surprise
Oct 18, 2012: Sex Education
Oct 04, 2012: How a Bill Becomes a Law
Sep 27, 2012: Soda Tax
Sep 20, 2012: Ms. Knope Goes to Washington
May 10, 2012: Win, Lose, or Draw
May 03, 2012: Bus Tour
Apr 26, 2012: The Debate
Apr 19, 2012: Live Ammo
Mar 08, 2012: Lucky
Mar 01, 2012: Campaign Shake-up
Feb 23, 2012: Sweet Sixteen
Feb 16, 2012: Dave Returns
Feb 02, 2012: Operation Ann
Jan 26, 2012: Bowling for Votes
Jan 19, 2012: Campaign Ad
Jan 12, 2012: The Comeback Kid
Dec 08, 2011: Citizen Knope
Dec 01, 2011: The Trial of Leslie Knope
Nov 17, 2011: Smallest Park
Nov 10, 2011: The Treaty
Nov 03, 2011: End of the World
Oct 20, 2011: Meet N Greet
Oct 13, 2011: Pawnee Rangers
Oct 06, 2011: Born & Raised
Sep 29, 2011: Ron & Tammys
Sep 22, 2011: I'm Leslie Knope
May 19, 2011: Li'l Sebastian
May 19, 2011: The Bubble
May 12, 2011: Road Trip
May 12, 2011: The Fight
May 05, 2011: Eagleton
Apr 28, 2011: Jerry's Painting
Apr 21, 2011: Soulmates
Apr 14, 2011: Fancy Party
Mar 24, 2011: Camping
Mar 17, 2011: Harvest Festival
Feb 24, 2011: Indianapolis
Feb 17, 2011: Media Blitz
Feb 10, 2011: Ron & Tammy: Part Two
Feb 03, 2011: Time Capsule
Jan 27, 2011: Flu Season
Jan 20, 2011: Go Big or Go Home
May 20, 2010: Freddy Spaghetti
May 13, 2010: The Master Plan
May 06, 2010: Telethon
Apr 29, 2010: 94 Meetings
Mar 25, 2010: Summer Catalog
Mar 18, 2010: Park Safety
Mar 11, 2010: The Possum
Mar 04, 2010: Woman of the Year
Feb 11, 2010: Galentine's Day
Feb 04, 2010: Sweetums
Jan 21, 2010: Leslie's House
Jan 14, 2010: The Set Up
Dec 10, 2009: Christmas Scandal
Dec 03, 2009: Tom's Divorce
Nov 19, 2009: Hunting Trip
Nov 12, 2009: The Camel
Nov 05, 2009: Ron and Tammy
Oct 29, 2009: Greg Pikitis
Oct 22, 2009: KaBOOM!
Oct 15, 2009: Sister City
Oct 08, 2009: The Practice Date
Oct 01, 2009: Beauty Pageant
Sep 24, 2009: The Stakeout
Sep 17, 2009: Pawnee Zoo
May 14, 2009: Rock Show
May 07, 2009: The Banquet
Apr 30, 2009: Boys' Club
Apr 23, 2009: The Reporter
Apr 16, 2009: Canvassing
Apr 09, 2009: Make My Pit a Park

Moving Up Season 6, Episode 21

In the series 6 finale, Leslie makes a huge decision about her future while working with the Parks Department to put on the Unity Concert. Meanwhile, Tom opens the doors to his restaurant; Ron has another encounter with Tammy 2; and Andy gets to live out a rock-and-roll fantasy. read more

One in 8,000 Season 6, Episode 20

Leslie and Ben take charge of a charity auction to raise funds for the unity concert; at the same time, April gives Andy a hand managing his schedule; and Donna turns to Ron for help handling an ex-boyfriend. read more

Flu Season 2 Season 6, Episode 19

Leslie and Andy battle the flu while trying to book performers for the Unity Concert; Tom searches for a sommelier for his new restaurant at a wine competition; and Ben seeks Ron's help with a personal matter. read more

Prom Season 6, Episode 18

A high-school senior prom is saved by Leslie and the parks crew. As they help organize the event, Leslie and Ron compete to hire a soon-to-be graduate, April reluctantly agrees to go with Andy as his date, and Tom lets Ben help with DJ duties. read more

Galentine's Day Season 6, Episode 17

A replacement BFF for Ann is sought by Leslie, who decides to throw an impromptu Galentine's Day with new friends. Elsewhere, Tom and Ben try to make a deal on tents for the Unity Concert; and Ron looks after Andy. read more

New Slogan Season 6, Episode 16

Leslie's efforts to create a new town slogan catch the unwanted attention of two local shock jocks; Andy uncovers an interesting secret about Ron while scouting bands for the Unity Concert; Tom, Donna and April tour possible restaurant locales. read more

The Wall Season 6, Episode 15

Plans for a big benefit concert are under way as Tom and Ben meet with potential corporate sponsors; at the same time, Leslie's life takes several unexpected turns; and Ron brings a surprise to the office. read more

Anniversaries Season 6, Episode 14

Ben plans an anniversary surprise; Tom and Adam work with Leslie to point out the positives of Pawnee's merge with Eagleton; and April shows Donna who's boss. read more

Ann and Chris Season 6, Episode 13

Ann and Chris spend their last night in Pawnee saying goodbye to their friends at a party thrown by Leslie, who's determined to fulfill a promise before they go. Meanwhile, Tom, Ben, Ron and Andy get to work finding the perfect going-away present. read more

Farmers Market Season 6, Episode 12

Leslie and Ben get into an argument over questionable sales methods being employed at the local farmers' market; at the same time, Ann looks for a way to vent about her pregnancy frustrations; and April throws her support behind Andy as he embarks on a new creative venture. read more

New Beginnings Season 6, Episode 11

New jobs for Leslie and Ben bring with them new challenges; at the same time, Ann and Chris think of making a leap together. Elsewhere, Donna, April and Andy decide to pull a major prank; and Tom gets ready for big presentation. read more

Second Chunce Season 6, Episode 10

Leslie faces a big decision over her future as her days in office draw to a close; Chris and Ann learn the sex of their child; Andy returns from London; and Tom considers his next move in life. read more

The Cones of Dunshire Season 6, Episode 9

A marathon negotiating session between Councilman Jamm and Leslie, who refuses to take "no" for an answer, occurs while Ben fills his time in between jobs with an interesting hobby. Elsewhere, Ron asks Tom, April and Donna for help selling his cabin in the woods. read more

Fluoride Season 6, Episode 8

Leslie sets out to check off some of her biggest goals on city council, including hosting an NFL Play 60 event with the Indianapolis Colts and finally getting fluoride added to Pawnee's drinking water. Meanwhile, Chris attempts to bond with Ron over impending fatherhood as they build cribs together. read more

Filibuster Season 6, Episode 7

Leslie is forced to leave the birthday party she's throwing for Ben and attend an emergency late-night filibuster. Meanwhile, Tom is determined to make some lasting memories with his new girlfriend; Ron and Donna go hunting; and April and Andy reconnect. read more

Recall Vote Season 6, Episode 6

Leslie faces the recall election on Halloween as she also prepares a haunted house with Ben, Ann and Chris. At the same time, Tom worries Rent-a-Swag's days are numbered, and so he recruits Ron to help save his business. read more

Gin It Up! Season 6, Episode 5

Leslie tries to be a voice of reason when a minor scandal gets blown out of proportion, while Tom attempts to wow a love interest, and Ben strongly encourages Ron to prepare his last will and testament. read more

Doppelgangers Season 6, Episode 4

Leslie has the Pawnee Parks gang team up with their Eagleton counterparts, while Ben and Chris work together on an accounting project and Ann makes an announcement concerning her future. read more

The Pawnee-Eagleton Tip Off Classic Season 6, Episode 3

Trouble follows Leslie, Ben and Chris on a trip to Eagleton to discuss financial matters with a snooty city councilwoman. At the same time, Ann takes April to her orientation for vet school; and Ron sets his sights on getting off the grid. read more

London Season 6, Episode 2

In the conclusion of the sixth-series opener, Leslie travels with Ben, Andy, April and Ron to accept an award. Back home, Tom is on the hunt for the mysterious businessman who's trying to shut down Rent a Swag, while Ann and Chris adjust to the next phase of their relationship. read more

London Season 6, Episode 1

In Part 1 of the two-part sixth-season opener, Leslie travels with Ben, Andy, April and Ron to London to accept an award. Back home, Tom is on the hunt for the mysterious businessman who's trying to shut down Rent a Swag, while Ann and Chris adjust to the next phase of their relationship. read more

London

Season 6 begins with Leslie being honored at an award ceremony in London, where she travels with Ben, Andy, April and Ron. Back home, Tom is on the hunt for the mysterious businessman who's trying to shut down Rent a Swag, while Ann and Chris adjust to the next phase of their relationship. read more

Are You Better Off? Season 5, Episode 22

Series 5 ends with Leslie celebrating her first year as a city councilwoman; and Andy calling his alter ego, FBI agent Burt Macklin, out of retirement to help with an investigation. Elsewhere, April receives life-changing news; and Tom considers a big business opportunity. read more

Swing Vote Season 5, Episode 21

Budget-cut proposals submitted by Ron would close down the local minigolf course, which seems unacceptable to Leslie. Elsewhere, Andy and Ben celebrate a big donation made to their charity; and Ann tries to solve Tom's girlfriend troubles. read more

Jerry's Retirement Season 5, Episode 20

Leslie wants to do something special to celebrate Jerry's retirement; at the same time, Chris and Ann prepare to have a baby together; and Tom worries about how Jerry's departure will affect him. read more

Article Two Season 5, Episode 19

Leslie's latest goal is to get rid of laws that no longer make sense, while April and Ron receive management training from Chris. Elsewhere, Ben finds himself in a bidding war against Ann to win a present for Leslie. read more

Animal Control Season 5, Episode 18

Leslie decides to overhaul the Animal Control Department, while Ann seeks medical attention for Ron. Elsewhere, Ben, Tom and Andy set out to recruit donors for their charity foundation. read more

Partridge Season 5, Episode 17

Leslie accompanies Ben on a trip to his hometown of Partridge, Minnesota, where he has been offered a key to the city. Meanwhile, Ron deals with a lawsuit filed against him by Councilman Jamm and at the same time, Ann and Chris take a parenting compatibility quiz. read more

Bailout Season 5, Episode 16

Leslie is determined to help a local video store stay in business, while Chris offers Tom advice on how to deal with a difficult employee. Elsewhere, Ann resorts to blackmail to get April to be her friend. read more

Correspondents' Lunch Season 5, Episode 15

Leslie is at a loss for words after the speech she prepared for a special event is stolen. Meanwhile, Ben begins his new job at the Sweetums Charity Foundation; and Ann summons the courage to ask an important question. read more

Leslie and Ben Season 5, Episode 14

Leslie and Ben have two hours to complete a yearlong project; at the same time, Ron's temper gets him in trouble. read more

Leslie and Ben; Correspondents' Lunch

Leslie and Ben have two hours to complete a yearlong project; at the same time, Ron's temper gets him in trouble. Later, Leslie is at a loss for words after the speech she prepared for a special event is stolen. Meanwhile, Ben begins his new job at the Sweetums Charity Foundation; and Ann summons the courage to ask an important question. read more

Emergency Response Season 5, Episode 13

Plans to raise money for the park at a black-tie gala get thrown off track when Leslie is forced to take part in a citywide emergency-response drill. Meanwhile, Andy prepares to take the police-academy exam, and Ron fills in for Leslie on "Pawnee Today." read more

Ann's Decision Season 5, Episode 12

A string of failed relationships leads Ann to make a dramatic life decision. Meanwhile, Ben seeks advice on choosing a caterer for the wedding from Chris, Tom and Ron; and April is left with a task that Leslie usually handles. read more

Women in Garbage Season 5, Episode 11

Leslie's push to get more women in government jobs results in her and April collecting garbage. Meanwhile, Tom asks Andy and Ben to teach him about basketball; and Ron takes on the responsibility of watching Diane's kids while their babysitter is out of town. read more

Two Parties Season 5, Episode 10

Councilman Jamm inserts himself into the bachelorette party Ann has planned for Leslie; at the same time, Chris throws a game night with the guys in honor of Ben's last days as a single man. read more

Ron and Diane Season 5, Episode 9

Ron's new girlfriend, Diane, meets his ex-wife Tammy Two when they all attend a woodworking-awards dinner. At the same time, Jerry throws a holiday party and not everyone is invited. read more

Pawnee Commons Season 5, Episode 8

Leslie becomes suspicious when an architect from Eagleton responds to her public appeal for park suggestions. Meanwhile, Tom sets up his rent-a-swag business with help from the office; and Andy adds some excitement to his new gig as a security guard. read more

Leslie vs. April Season 5, Episode 7

Leslie disapproves of April's plan to transform a lot into a dog park, while Ben gets roped into helping Tom launch his new business venture, and Andy finds himself playing crime-scene investigator. read more

Ben's Parents Season 5, Episode 6

Leslie is apprehensive about meeting Ben's divorced parents for the first time; Tom turns to Jean-Ralphio for help pitching his new business venture to Ron; and Chris finds himself on an emotional roller coaster. read more

Halloween Surprise Season 5, Episode 5

Halloween brings some upsetting news for Leslie in the form of a job offer for Ben. At the same time, Ron and Andy go trick-or-treating with Diane's daughters, while Tom looks for a new business venture. read more

Sex Education Season 5, Episode 4

Leslie responds to an STD outbreak among Pawnee seniors by conducting her own sex-education class. At the same time, Tom finds himself gadget-less and turning to Ron for help coping with life without technology; and Ben and April have their first encounter with Congressman Murray. read more

How a Bill Becomes a Law Season 5, Episode 3

Leslie helps a local swim team get more practice time by working on a new law that extends the hours at the community pool; Ron finds himself filling a pothole for a local woman (Lucy Lawless) as part of Chris' new plan to solve citizens' problems around the city; April and Ben take a road trip to Pawnee. read more

Soda Tax Season 5, Episode 2

Leslie decides to wage war on obesity in Pawnee in her first mission as city councilor by passing a city-wide soda tax. Meanwhile, Andy tries to get in shape for his police-entrance exam, and Ben struggles to connect with the interns in his office. read more

Ms. Knope Goes to Washington Season 5, Episode 1

Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.), Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) and Barbara Boxer (D-Cal.) guest star in the Season 5 opener, which finds Leslie and Andy in Washington, D.C., visiting Ben and April at their new jobs. Back in Pawnee, Ron hosts a barbecue for the entire Parks and Recreation staff. read more

Win, Lose, or Draw Season 4, Episode 22

Election Day arrives in Pawnee, and the race between Leslie and Bobby Newport (Paul Rudd) is neck-and-neck in the Season 4 finale. While waiting for the results, everyone reflects on what the future might bring. read more

Bus Tour Season 4, Episode 21

Leslie embarks on a bus tour on the final day of her campaign, but she becomes distracted by the sudden death of an important person in Pawnee. Elsewhere, Andy investigates a security threat, while Chris discovers a surprising cure for his depression. read more

The Debate Season 4, Episode 20

Leslie squares off against her opponent, Bobby Newport (Paul Rudd), in a televised debate. Ann, Tom and Chris keep busy in the media spin room, while Ron works to save a party for Leslie's donors. Amy Poehler wrote and directed the episode. read more

Live Ammo Season 4, Episode 19

When Leslie learns that the Parks Dept. budget is about to be cut, she persuades Councilman Pillner to make the cuts elsewhere, but there are unforeseen consequences for her campaign. Elsewhere, Ron and Chris visit a meditation center together. read more

Lucky Season 4, Episode 18

Leslie lands a big interview on an Indianapolis talk show. Meanwhile, Andy preps for his final exam in his women's studies course, with help from Ron and April. read more

Campaign Shake-up Season 4, Episode 17

Leslie and Ben are caught off guard when her opponent hires a high-power campaign manager from Washington, D.C. Meanwhile, Ron reluctantly interviews replacements for Leslie after things start falling through the cracks at the office. read more

Sweet Sixteen Season 4, Episode 16

Everyone forgets Jerry's birthday. To make up for it, Leslie throws him a post-birthday party at a special location. Meanwhile, Tom is shocked to learn that he and Ann have very different tastes in music. read more

Dave Returns Season 4, Episode 15

Leslie and Ben have an awkward run-in with Leslie's old flame Dave; Andy writes a theme song for Leslie's campaign. read more

Operation Ann Season 4, Episode 14

Leslie makes it her mission to find Ann a date for Valentine's Day. Meanwhile, Ben turns to Ron for help in figuring out Leslie's elaborate Valentine scavenger hunt, and Chris is troubled by the status of his love life. read more

Bowling for Votes Season 4, Episode 13

Feedback from a focus group prompts Leslie to host a bowling party in hopes of gathering support for her campaign. Meanwhile, April, Chris, Donna and Jerry begin cold calling voters while competing to see who can raise the most money for Leslie's campaign. read more

Campaign Ad Season 4, Episode 12

Leslie and Ben clash while working on her first campaign ad. Elsewhere, Chris tries to befriend Ron, making Ron very uncomfortable, while April and Andy take a trip to the doctor. read more

The Comeback Kid Season 4, Episode 11

Leslie stages an attention-getting event. Meanwhile, Andy and April adopt a pet, and Ben takes up a new hobby. read more

Citizen Knope Season 4, Episode 10

Frustrated by how hard it is to get things done from inside the Parks Dept., Leslie forms a citizen action group and fights from the outside. Meanwhile, everyone in the office tries to come up with the perfect Christmas gift for Leslie. read more

The Trial of Leslie Knope Season 4, Episode 9

Leslie goes on trial and defends her actions. read more

Smallest Park Season 4, Episode 8

Leslie builds the smallest park in Indiana in hopes of attracting tourists; April and Ron encourage Andy to go to college; Tom and Jerry are tasked with redesigning the Parks and Recreation Department logo. read more

The Treaty Season 4, Episode 7

Leslie hosts a Model United Nations at a Pawnee high school; Ron searches for a replacement for Tom; Chris seeks Ann's advice on love after a date cancels on him. read more

End of the World Season 4, Episode 6

A local group predicts that the end of the world is near, prompting everyone to reflect on their lives. Tom decides to throw a huge party, while April helps Andy check items off his "bucket list." read more

Meet N Greet Season 4, Episode 5

Andy and April host a Halloween bash at their house; Tom emcees an event for Leslie's campaign; Andy and April receive an unusual wedding present from Ron and Ann. read more

Pawnee Rangers Season 4, Episode 4

Ron takes his boys-only troop of Pawnee Rangers into the wild. Not wanting the girls to feel left out, Leslie also takes her troop of Pawnee Goddesses on an adventure weekend. Meanwhile, a reluctant Ben joins Tom and Donna for a day of relaxation, and Chris spends some time with Jerry. read more

Born & Raised Season 4, Episode 3

Leslie's book about Pawnee comes out just in time for her campaign; Ann tries to bond with Ron and April. read more

Ron & Tammys Season 4, Episode 2

Ron's first ex-wife, Tammy One (Patricia Clarkson), reenters his life and tries to control his every move. Meanwhile, Ben helps Tom balance the books at his new company; and Ann makes a PSA, with help from Chris. Megan Mullaly also guest stars. read more

I'm Leslie Knope Season 4, Episode 1

Leslie is faced with a difficult decision when she considers running for office in the Season 4 opener. Meanwhile, Ron prepares for the return of his first wife (Patricia Clarkson); and Ann dispenses medical advice after making an unexpected diagnosis. read more

Li'l Sebastian Season 3, Episode 16

Leslie organizes a memorial service for a dearly departed friend in the Season 3 finale. Elsewhere, Tom makes a big decision, and Chris deals with a health problem. read more

The Bubble Season 3, Episode 15

Chris makes some big changes in the Parks Department and no one is happy, especially Tom, who starts to rethink his career choices. Meanwhile, Ben has a meeting with Leslie's mom. read more

Road Trip Season 3, Episode 14

Leslie struggles to contain her feelings for Ben when the two embark on a road trip to Indianapolis. Elsewhere, Ron teaches a young student about his views on government. read more

The Fight Season 3, Episode 13

Leslie tries to get Ann a job at city hall, and Ann's lukewarm reaction leads to their first-ever fight. Meanwhile, Tom promotes Snake Juice at the Snakehole Lounge. read more

Eagleton Season 3, Episode 12

Leslie's ex-best friend (Parker Posey) launches an attack on Pawnee, banning residents from visiting a nearby park in the neighboring city of Eagleton. Meanwhile, Ron's birthday is approaching and the last thing he wants is a party. read more

Jerry's Painting Season 3, Episode 11

Jerry's artwork causes a stir at a local art festival; Ben moves in with April; Leslie becomes fed up with Chris and his interoffice dating rules. read more

Soulmates Season 3, Episode 10

Leslie joins an Internet dating site, only to be matched with someone she already knows. Meanwhile, Chris kicks off a health initiative and challenges Ron to a burger cook-off. read more

Fancy Party Season 3, Episode 9

Ben seeks career advice from Leslie; April and Andy host a dinner party for all their friends; Ann attends a singles party. read more

Camping Season 3, Episode 8

Leslie plans a camping trip for the whole department; Chris is appointed city manager of Pawnee; Andy attempts a romantic gesture for April. read more

Harvest Festival Season 3, Episode 7

The fate of the Parks Department rests on the success of the Harvest Festival, which is plagued by last-minute problems, including a Wamapoke tribal leader who threatens to put a curse on the event. read more

Indianapolis Season 3, Episode 6

Ron and Leslie head to Indianapolis, where they'll be recognized for their work on the upcoming Harvest Festival. Back in Pawnee, Tom hosts a launch party for a local cologne maker, hoping to pitch his own idea for a fragrance; and a cash-strapped Andy and April find ways to have fun without spending any money. read more

Media Blitz Season 3, Episode 5

Ben is forced to face his past as a teen mayor while doing interviews to promote the upcoming Harvest Festival. Elsewhere, Andy tries win back April's affection. read more

Ron & Tammy: Part Two Season 3, Episode 4

Tom gets revenge on Ron by going out with Ron's ex-wife, Tammy (Megan Mullally). Meanwhile, April is assigned to work with Chris. read more

Time Capsule Season 3, Episode 3

Leslie wants to bury a Pawnee time capsule, but an odd suggestion from a local man (Will Forte) causes unforeseen consequences. Meanwhile, Andy seeks Chris's advice on how to win back April. read more

Flu Season Season 3, Episode 2

The flu hits Pawnee, sending Leslie to the hospital and interrupting her preparations for the local Harvest Festival. Elsewhere, Ron and Andy do some male bonding, while Tom spends the day at the spa. read more

Go Big or Go Home Season 3, Episode 1

Season 3 opens as Leslie enlists Ann's help in persuading state auditors Chris (Rob Lowe) and Ben (Adam Scott) to give the Parks Department more money. Elsewhere, Ron and Andy start coaching youth basketball; and April returns with some surprising news. read more

Freddy Spaghetti Season 2, Episode 24

Leslie wants to hold a children's concert, but Ben (Adam Scott) gets in her way in the Season 2 finale. Meanwhile, Mark makes some big decisions regarding his life. Rob Lowe guest stars. read more

The Master Plan Season 2, Episode 23

Two state auditors (Rob Lowe, Adam Scott) arrive in Pawnee and slash the budget of the Parks and Recreation department, putting Leslie's plans for a new park on hold. Meanwhile, April has plans for Andy on her birthday, and Ann tries to solve a romantic mystery. read more

Telethon Season 2, Episode 22

Leslie hosts a local telethon and lands former NBA player Detlef Schrempf as a celebrity guest. Elsewhere, Mark has big plans for his relationship with Ann. read more

94 Meetings Season 2, Episode 21

Ron is furious with April when she accidentally fills his schedule with meetings, forcing him to actually have to do his job for a change. Meanwhile, Leslie tries to save a historical landmark. read more

Summer Catalog Season 2, Episode 20

Leslie hosts a picnic lunch for past directors of the Parks Department, hoping they'll provide inspiration as she prepares the annual Summer Events Catalog. read more

Park Safety Season 2, Episode 19

Jerry (Jim O'Heir) gets mugged by some kids in the park, and Leslie responds by scheduling a meeting with the head park ranger (Andy Samberg) to improve park safety. read more

The Possum Season 2, Episode 18

Leslie heads a task force to catch a pesky possum after it bites the mayor's dog on a golf course. read more

Woman of the Year Season 2, Episode 17

Ron wins a "Woman of the Year" award for a project Leslie started, and she's not happy about it. Meanwhile, Tom decides he wants to invest in a local club. read more

Galentine's Day Season 2, Episode 16

Leslie's mom (Pamela Reed) shares a story about an old flame (John Larroquette), which inspires Leslie and Justin to track him down and reunite the long-lost lovers on Valentine's Day. Elsewhere, Andy's band lands a gig at the Senior Center. read more

Sweetums Season 2, Episode 15

Leslie fights to stop a local company from selling unhealthy energy bars at the parks in Pawnee. Meanwhile, Mark reluctantly agrees to help Tom move. read more

Leslie's House Season 2, Episode 14

Leslie throws a dinner party at her home, hoping to impress Justin (Justin Theroux), her new love interest. read more

The Set Up Season 2, Episode 13

Leslie goes on a blind date with one of Ann's coworkers (Will Arnett). Meanwhile, Mark becomes insecure when an old friend of Ann's re-enters her life. read more

Christmas Scandal Season 2, Episode 12

An innocent meeting with a disgraced councilman lands Leslie at the center of a sex scandal, disrupting her plans for the Pawnee Winter Wonderland Festival. Louis C.K. guest stars. read more

Tom's Divorce Season 2, Episode 11

Leslie learns that Tom is getting divorced, so she organizes a night out on the town to cheer him up. read more

Hunting Trip Season 2, Episode 10

Hoping to prove she can hang with the guys, Leslie invites herself on Ron's annual hunting trip. Back at the office, April and Andy bond while everyone else is away. read more

The Camel Season 2, Episode 9

A mural depicting the "Spirit of Pawnee" is defaced at City Hall, prompting the Parks Department to come up with a new design. Elsewhere, Andy and Ron share an uncomfortable moment while getting their shoes shined. read more

Ron and Tammy Season 2, Episode 8

Megan Mullally guest stars as Ron's ex-wife Tammy, who runs the local library and wants to take over Leslie's lot. Also: Andy tries to win Ann back by getting a job. read more

Greg Pikitis Season 2, Episode 7

A teen vandal torments Leslie, so she enlists Dave and Andy to help her catch the young lawbreaker. Elsewhere, Ann decides to throw a Halloween party and gets help from an unlikely source. read more

KaBOOM! Season 2, Episode 6

The department helps the nonprofit group KaBOOM! build a playground in a neighboring town. When the entire project is completed in one day, Leslie grows frustrated with the lack of progress of her own pit, prompting her to seek advice from Mark on cutting through the red tape. read more

Sister City Season 2, Episode 5

The Parks and Recreation department from Boraqua, Venezuela, Pawnee's sister city, visits, and Leslie is shocked by the cultural differences. Meanwhile, April plays hard to get. read more

The Practice Date Season 2, Episode 4

Leslie goes on a practice date with Ann in preparation for her night out with Dave (Louis C.K.). Elsewhere, a sex scandal involving a local councilman unfolds, prompting Tom, Ron, April and Mark to see who can dig up the most dirt on each other. read more

Beauty Pageant Season 2, Episode 3

Leslie judges the Miss Pawnee beauty pageant and finds herself in conflict with the other judges on what defines an "ideal woman." Meanwhile, Ann learns some interesting news about Andy during a date with Mark. Louis C.K. ("Lucky Louie") guest stars. read more

The Stakeout Season 2, Episode 2

Leslie finds marijuana planted in her new community garden, so she holds an all-night stakeout to catch the culprit. Meanwhile, with Leslie's permission, Ann agrees to go on a date with Mark. read more

Pawnee Zoo Season 2, Episode 1

In the series 2 opener, Leslie tries to drum up publicity for the Pawnee zoo by arranging for two penguins to wed, but she inadvertently causes an uproar when both penguins turn out to be male. Elsewhere, Mark sets his sights on Ann and asks her out on a date. read more

Rock Show Season 1, Episode 6

In the Season 1 finale, Leslie tries to impress a Pawnee bigwig, while the rest of the gang attends Andy's first gig since he broke his legs in the pit. read more

The Banquet Season 1, Episode 5

A banquet honoring Leslie's mother is held, and Leslie makes a memorable impression---but not a very good one. Meanwhile, Mark and Tom try to pick up some ladies. read more

Boys' Club Season 1, Episode 4

Leslie faces an ethical dilemma when she tries to break into the "old boys' club" of politics. Elsewhere, Andy (Chris Pratt) plans a surprise for Ann. read more

The Reporter Season 1, Episode 3

Leslie invites a reporter to cover her park project, but the resulting article isn't what she had in mind. Meanwhile, Tom sucks up to Ron. read more

Canvassing Season 1, Episode 2

Leslie embarks on a door-to-door campaign, hoping to build support for the park project, while Tom resorts to more questionable tactics. read more

Make My Pit a Park Season 1, Episode 1

In the series pilot, mid-level bureaucrat Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) takes on what should be a fairly simple project: turn an abandoned construction site into a community park, but navigating the local government of Pawnee, Ind., proves to be quite the challenge. Ann: Rashida Jones. Tom: Aziz Ansari. Mark: Paul Schneider. read more

Parks and Recreation Episode: "London"

Episode Synopsis: Season 6 begins with Leslie being honored at an award ceremony in London, where she travels with Ben, Andy, April and Ron. Back home, Tom is on the hunt for the mysterious businessman who's trying to shut down Rent a Swag, while Ann and Chris adjust to the next phase of their relationship.
Original Air Date: Sep 26, 2013
Guest Cast Peter Serafinowicz: Lord Edgar Covington Ben Schwartz: Jean-Ralphio Lucy Lawless: Diane Jenny Slate: Mona-Lisa Henry Winkler: Dr. Saperstein Heidi Klum: Ulee Danssen

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Premiered: April 09, 2009, on NBC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A mockumentary following the inner workings of the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana. From the creators of "The Office."

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