Produced and broadcast by , Parks and Recreation is filmed in the same style as The Office and follows , a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department in the fictional town of. However, what should be a fairly simple project is stymied at every turn by oafish bureaucrats, selfish neighbors, governmental red tape, and a myriad of other challenges. Archived from on November 15, 2010. Leslie's colleague Tom Haverford, who delights in exploiting his position for personal gain, is as likely to undermine her efforts as to help her, while her boss, Ron Swanson, is adamantly opposed to government in any form, even though he's a bureaucrat. The show's original line-up was as , an administrator; as , head of the Parks and Recreation department and Leslie's superior; as , an intern; as and as , other employees of the Parks and Recreation department; as , Ann's boyfriend who was injured in the pit; and as , a city planner. Archived from on January 4, 2011.
Ben returns to Pawnee and proposes to Leslie. Jerry and his wife throw a holiday party and some of Jerry's co-workers are not invited, while others are quite shocked by Jerry's stunningly happy domestic life. On , the season has a 95% approval rating with an average score of 8. Archived from on October 7, 2012. With Jerry no longer working, Tom becomes the butt of the office's jokes and insults.
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Ron and Andy take Diane's girls trick-or-treating and Tom looks for a new business idea. Andy brings Burt Macklin back to help find the owner of a positive pregnancy test. She returns to the gala where Ben suggests they get married that night. Meanwhile, Chris helps Tom with a difficult employee, and Ann is determined to make April her friend. For the seventh season, see. Archived from on January 4, 2011.
For the fifth season, see. Archived from on November 15, 2010. Archived from on January 4, 2011. Archived from on November 15, 2010. Other storylines include and 's career move to Washington D. Archived from on November 15, 2010. Archived from on August 11, 2009.
Archived from on June 20, 2011. It was only after she was cast that Daniels and Schur established the general concept of the show and the script for the pilot was written. Archived from on January 4, 2011. Archived from on June 20, 2011. Ann and Chris take tests to determine their compatibility as parents but do poorly on them all. Archived from on January 4, 2011.
Archived from on January 4, 2011. Archived from on May 9, 2010. Schneider left the series after the second season and was replaced by as and as , state auditors tasked with evaluating the Parks and Recreation department. This episode included cameos from players and and owner , players and , and. Ben is unsure how to handle his new job running a charity for the Sweetums company, until some sound ideas from Andy help him set a new course. Archived from on November 15, 2010. Archived from on June 18, 2011.
Archived from on June 15, 2011. Elsewhere, a depressed Chris has mood swings. Chris holds a for Ben but ends up throwing one for each of Jerry, Tom, Andy and Ron when he learns they did not have one before their weddings. Archived from on November 15, 2010. Archived from on June 14, 2011. Elsewhere, Ron needs medical help from Ann that he strongly resists; Ben, Tom and Andy continue working for the Sweetums charity foundation and find themselves trying to get Dennis Feinstein to make a large donation. April, Andy and Tom testify on Ron's behalf, and later, the three blackmail Jamm into dropping the lawsuit.