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.
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 impend (more…)
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 (more…)
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.
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 (more…)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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- Premiered: April 9, 2009
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: A mockumentary following the inner workings of the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Ind. From the creators of "The Office." (more)