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Look at Nick Offerman’s New, Mustache-less Face

Pawnee’s most striking countenance has evolved into a new manimal, as Nick Offerman’s upper lip is finally getting some fresh air. MTV said Offerman’s mustache-less face looked like that of a garden gnome, and although that is accurate, it is also semi-mean. So let’s be pretend-nice for the next five or so minutes and say his transformed mug looks like the Mona Lisa, but with a chin strap, because Nick Offerman — mustache or no mustache — is a national treasure. (Okay, fine, Mona Lisa or an older Mose Schrute, whatever.) The actor was spotted without his notorious whiskers at the Sundance Film Festival, where he’s been promoting his new film Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.

Here’s what Offerman 2.0 looks like:

Preaching to the choir:

One can only hope:

Either smizing or longing for a mustache:

All good things must come to an end, so with that we pour one out for both Parks and Rec and Offerman’s legendary ‘stache.