Parks and Recreation

A mockumentary following the inner workings of the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Ind. From the creators of "The Office."

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Sat Dec 16 6:00am
Ms. Knope Goes to Washington(Season 5, Episode 1) E!

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 entir (more…)

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Sat Dec 16 6:30am
Soda Tax(Season 5, Episode 2) E!

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.

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Sat Dec 16 7:00am
How a Bill Becomes a Law(Season 5, Episode 3) E!

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 t (more…)

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Sat Dec 16 7:30am
Sex Education(Season 5, Episode 4) E!

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 (more…)

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Mon Dec 18 9:30am
Campaign Ad(Season 4, Episode 12) FXX

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.

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Mon Dec 18 10:00am
Bowling for Votes(Season 4, Episode 13) FXX

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 (more…)

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Mon Dec 18 10:30am
Operation Ann(Season 4, Episode 14) FXX

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.

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Mon Dec 18 11:00am
Sweet Sixteen(Season 4, Episode 16) FXX

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.

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Mon Dec 18 11:30am
Campaign Shake-up(Season 4, Episode 17) FXX

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.

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Mon Dec 18 12:00pm
Lucky(Season 4, Episode 18) FXX

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.

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Tue Dec 19 9:30am
Live Ammo(Season 4, Episode 19) FXX

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.

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Tue Dec 19 10:00am
The Debate(Season 4, Episode 20) FXX

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.

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Tue Dec 19 10:30am
Bus Tour(Season 4, Episode 21) FXX

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.

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Tue Dec 19 11:00am
Win, Lose, or Draw(Season 4, Episode 22) FXX

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.

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Tue Dec 19 11:30am
Ms. Knope Goes to Washington(Season 5, Episode 1) FXX

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 entir (more…)

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Tue Dec 19 12:00pm
Soda Tax(Season 5, Episode 2) FXX

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.

I’ll Watch256 Watching
Wed Dec 20 9:30am
How a Bill Becomes a Law(Season 5, Episode 3) FXX

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 t (more…)

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Wed Dec 20 10:00am
Sex Education(Season 5, Episode 4) FXX

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 (more…)

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Wed Dec 20 10:30am
Ben's Parents(Season 5, Episode 6) FXX

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.

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Wed Dec 20 11:00am
Leslie vs. April(Season 5, Episode 7) FXX

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.

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Wed Dec 20 11:30am
Pawnee Commons(Season 5, Episode 8) FXX

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.

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Thu Dec 21 9:00am
Ron and Diane(Season 5, Episode 9) FXX

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.

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Thu Dec 21 9:30am
Two Parties(Season 5, Episode 10) FXX

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.

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Thu Dec 21 10:00am
Women in Garbage(Season 5, Episode 11) FXX

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 to (more…)

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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)

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