The Women of Pawnee Ruled Parks & Recreation 'Til the Very End

Leslie Knope left our televisions forever last night. She rode figuratively into the sunset with Parks & Recreation, ending its seven season run, and a little bit of us went with her—the exact parts of us that utilized and relished our lives watching religiously for the past six years. Those years are gone and I can… »2/25/15 5:10pm2/25/15 5:10pm


Madeleine Albright Loved Her Waffle Date With Leslie Knope

In its final season, Parks & Recreation is really going for it—taking its humor and political heart as far as they both can stretch. Last night's double-header was one for the ages: in the first episode, "Mrs. Ludgate-Dwyer Goes to Washington," Leslie and April travel to DC to get some support for Leslie's… »2/11/15 3:06pm2/11/15 3:06pm

Garbagehead Doo-Doo Face: The Evolution of Parks & Rec's Leslie Knope

Within the first five minutes of "2017," the premiere of the seventh and final season of NBC's Parks and Recreation, Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) has already called someone a, "stupid garbagehead doo-doo face." Hyperbole is Knope's bellwether; the gesture is a marked indicator that the writers of Parks and Rec fully… »1/14/15 12:44pm1/14/15 12:44pm

The Orphan Black Clones Will Get Busy With Park & Rec's Tom Haverford

Tatiana Maslany — who is beyond brilliant as clones trying to make it in a non-clone world on BBC America's Orphan Blackhas booked a two-episode arc on NBC's Parks & Recreation as Tom Haverford's love interest. It would be so awesome if she played the clones, because I have a feeling they might be the ladies to… »8/22/13 12:00pm8/22/13 12:00pm

Andy Dwyer Goes To College, Takes A Course In Women's Studies

In last night's episode of Parks And Recreation, Pawnee's resident simpleton decided to kickstart his career and sample a few courses at the local community college. At April's suggestion, Andy tried an introductory guitar class, but decided it was boring, since he's already a achieved success with his band, Mouse… »11/18/11 3:20pm11/18/11 3:20pm

The Ladies Of Parks & Recreation Have A Candy Taste Test

When Rookie Magazine sent Aubrey Plaza, Amy Poehler, and Rashida Jones a box of candy, they sent back this video, recorded on the set of Parks & Recreation, in which they conducted a taste test of the sweets and critiqued them. Chris Pratt was there, too, but didn't partake in the candy. Fun fact: Poehler loved the… »10/07/11 2:45pm10/07/11 2:45pm