Parks and Recreation

  1. Episode 24 Freddy Spaghetti
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Shutdown Good-byes and layoffs mark this funny, poignant season finale.
  2. Episode 23
    Parks And Recreation Recap: Are We Having Fun Yet? Well, hello, Adam Scott and Rob Lowe! Happy to have you.
  3. Episode 22 Telethon
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Diabetes, Yuck! May sweeps fever: Are you catching it?
  4. Episode 21 94 Meetings
    Parks and Recreation: They Got 93 Meetings But Ron Ain’t Done After April’s screw-up, the entire office is called in to help Ron with a perfect storm of one-on-ones.
  5. Episode 21 Summer Catalog
    Parks and Rec Recap: Course Catalog Correction Leslie reunites the last four Parks directors, who all hate each other equally, while Tom tries to pull a Don Draper for the new catalogue.
  6. Episode 19 Park Safety
  7. Episode 18 The Possum
    Parks and Rec: The Swanson Code When a possum bites a dog and the mayor demands the varmint — not to have sex with, mind you — who you gonna call?
  8. Episode 17 Woman of the Year
    Parks and Recreation: Ron Ron Juiced Ron Swanson takes the Dorothy Everytime Smurf Girl Trophy for Female Stuff.
  9. Episode 16 Galentine’s Day
    Parks and Rec Recap: It’s Galentine’s Day! Ron gives Leslie the hard truth about Justin.
  10. Episode 15 Sweetums
    Parks and Recreation: What’s Crackin’, Boo? The contemporary apotheosis of a Smirnoff-ian ideal: Ron Swanson.
  11. Episode 14 Leslie’s House
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Wings of Desire Leslie Knope knows how to get a quality belly dancer on short notice.
  12. Episode 13 The Set Up
    Parks and Recreation Recap: The Brains of George Clooney in the Body of Joe Biden Taking what felt like giant strides in setting up the second half of the season.
  1. Episode 16 Lil Sebastian
    Parks and Recreation Recap: The Champion of Death In the season finale, ‘Parks’ does cliffhangers its own way.
  2. Episode 15 The Bubble
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Tiny Swivel Everyone gets a new job, and Ron gets a swivel chair.
  3. Episode 14 Road Trip
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Know Ya Boo! Finally, there is discussion of Neutral Milk Hotel. And smooching.
  4. Episode 13 The Fight
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Drunk Girls Everyone gets wasted at the Snakehole.
  5. Episode 12 Eagelton
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Death to Crepe-town Pawnee must summon all of its fortitude to take on its mortal enemy: the adjoining swanky town of Eagleton.
  6. Episode 11 Jerry’s Painting
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Return to Centaur Art: You know it when you see it.
  7. Episode 10 Soulmates
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Douchevestigation Leslie and Tom get set up on an Internet dating site: Let the investigation begin!
  8. Episode 9 Fancy Party
    Parks and Recreation Recap: A Wedding Congratulations to Andy Maxwell and April Roberta.
  9. Episode 8 Camping
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Steal My Sunshine The gang goes camping, again. D.J. Roomba in the tent!
  10. Episode 7 Harvest Festival
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Awesomesauce! It’s Harvest Festival time!
  11. Episode 6 Indianapolis
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Tommy Fresh In which Tom Haverford tries to make inroads in the perfume trade.
  12. Episode 5 Media Blitz
    Parks and Recreation Recap: The Spirit of Melancholy America’s found the new face of aggravated neuroticism, and this time … it’s gentile.
  13. Episode 4 Ron and Tammy II
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Kimono My House Last night brought the cult-sitcom reunion you’ve all been waiting for.
  14. Episode 3 Time Capsule
    Parks and Recreation Recap: The World Is a Vampire Democracy: It’s all the rage this week!
  15. Episode 2 The Flu
    Parks and Recreation Recap: A Bug’s Life Seems a little hard to believe that Leslie Knope was once set up as the stooge of ‘Parks and Recreation.’
  16. Episode 1 Go Big or Go Home
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Maintenance Mode “Would you feel comfortable doing things a prostitute does? Minus the money?”
  1. Episode 22 Win, Lose, or Draw
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Everyone Wins We’d all be very, very sad if this were it for Parks, but if it is, at least they went out on a high note.
  2. Episode 21 Bus Tour
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Aboard the SS Knope It’s bus-tour time in the campaign for Pawnee’s hearts and minds.
  3. Episode 20 The Debate
    Parks and Recreation Recap: The Debate So, out of the gun nut, the porn star, the animal lover, the rich kid, and Leslie, who would you pick?
  4. Episode 19 Live Ammo
  5. Episode 18 Lucky
  6. Episode 17 Campaign Shake-Up
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Water Fight “Everything I’m wearing is suede!”
  7. Episode 16 Sweet 16
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Dancing to Pony “You have 20-inch rims on your VW Golf!”
  8. Episode 15 Dave Returns
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Cookie Tush Also Booboobear, Annberry Sauce, Lady PreshPresh, Annie Get Your Boo.
  9. Episode 14 Operation Ann
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Love Is in the Air? Leslie’s on a mission to find love for Ann. Ben’s on a mission to find Leslie.
  10. Episode 13 Bowling for Votes
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Punch Out “When I eat, it is the food that is scared.”
  11. Episode 12 Campaign Ad
  12. Episode 11 The Comeback Kid
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Three-Legged-Dog Race Leslie kicks off her campaign, on red carpet and ice.
  13. Episode 9 Citizen Knope
    Parks and Recreation Recap: The One Percent A perfect sweet-as-salgar episode.
  14. Episode 9 The Trial of Leslie Knope
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Law and Ardor Leslie takes it to court.
  15. Episode 8 The Smallest Park
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Tiny Furniture “There I go, getting all sappy.”
  16. Episode 7 The Treaty
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Love Is a Battlefield And a battlefield is a Model U.N. conference.
  17. Episode 6 End of the World
  18. Episode 5 Meet N’ Greet
    Parks and Recreation Recap: The Nipple King “They say you gotta spend money to make money, I don’t know what went wrong. We spent all our money.”
  19. Episode 4
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Goddesses 1, Ron Swanson 0 His canvas sheet and cardboard box is no match for a puppy party and s’more-off.
  20. Episode 3 Born and Raised
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Nefertiti’s Fjord “Is she powdering her vagina?”
  21. Episode 2 Ron and Tammys
  22. Episode 1 I’m Leslie Knope
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Running for Office Leslie’s running for office, in the season-four premiere.
  1. Episode 22 Are You Better Off?
  2. Episode 21 Swing Vote
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Rage-Sweat/Rage-Glow Who won last night’s round of Policy Putt-Putt?
  3. Episode 20 Jerry’s Retirement
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Retire in Peace Jerry has been talking about his retirement for about two years, but nobody noticed.
  4. Episode 19 Article Two
    Parks and Recreation Recap: The One With the Star Wars Filibuster Let’s take a second to cherish that vision of Leslie in old-timey clothes.
  5. Episode 18 Animal Control
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Epic and Private Finding out that Ron Swanson can be felled by illness is like finding out there are people on Earth who are taller than your dad.
  6. Episode 17 Partridge
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Welcome Back, Ice Clown! There’s only one thing Ron Swanson hates more than lying, and that’s skim milk.
  7. Episode 16 Bailout
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Mona Lisa and Porn Shops In which Ann, April, and Donna sing a Cyndi Lauper song.
  8. Episodes 14 and 15 Leslie and Ben/Correspondents Lunch
    Parks and Recreation Recap: I Love You and I Like You Ben and Leslie got married, and it was the best.
  9. Episode 13 Emergency Response
    Parks and Recreation Recap: You Just Got Jammed “Any dog under 50 pounds is a cat, and cats are pointless.”
  10. Episode 12 Ann’s Direction
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Baby Talk and Mini Calzones Ann finally got a big, main story line all to herself!
  11. Episode 11 Women in Garbage
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Getting Trashed Pawnee has a ways to go where the rights and representation of women are concerned.
  12. Episode 10 Two Parties
  13. Episode 9 Ron and Diane
  14. Episode 8 Pawnee Commons
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Pawnee vs. Eagleton People from Eagleton call their boogers Pawnee caviar.
  15. Episode 7 Leslie vs. April
    Parks and Recreation Recap: The One with Joe Biden Ben surprises Leslie with the greatest engagement gift of all time.
  16. Episode 6 Ben’s Parents
    Parks and Recreation Recap: The Parent Trap In which we meet Ben’s mother and father.
  17. Episode 5 Halloween Surprise
  18. Episode 4 Sex Education
    Parks and Recreation Recap: I Wanna (Safe) Sex You Up #Unbreakable #WhatsMrGlassuptothesedays? #whynosequel?
  19. Episode 3 How a Bill Becomes a Law
  20. Episode 2 Soda Tax
  21. Episode 1 Ms. Knope Goes To Washington
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Twinkle Twinkle Big Star Citizens of Pawnee, we are back, and Leslie and Andy are in the nation’s capitol.
  1. Episodes 21 and 22 Moving Up, Parts 1 and 2
    Parks and Recreation Season-6 Finale Recap: The Hardest Climb Let’s start at the end: What a stellar last few minutes.
  2. Episode 19 1 in 8,000
    Parks and Recreation Recap: More Than One Surprise Even when it comes to babies, Leslie is super productive.
  3. Episode 18 Flu Season 2
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Some Good News “I don’t drink alcohol from that portion of the color spectrum.”
  4. Episode 17 Prom
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Confetti Explosions The Parks Department has a prom to organize.
  5. Episode 17 Galentine’s Day
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Clear Eyes, Full Hearts “Listen to me: I have not been taken. This is not a Liam Neeson situation.”
  6. Episode 16 New Slogan
    Parks and Recreation Recap: When You’re Here, Then You’re Home “Martha, I’m going to need two hours’ worth of waffles.”
  7. Episode 15 The Wall
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Tear Down This Wall “My son is several weeks old. He is familiar with the sound of power tools.”
  8. Episode 14 Anniversaries
  9. Episode 13 Ann and Chris
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Best Friends, Literally An emotional send-off for Ann and Chris.
  10. Episode 12 Farmers’ Market
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Get a Chard-On Who knew chard could be so raunchy?
  11. Episode 11 New Beginnings
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Behold Your Spirit Kangaroo Naturally, Leslie insists on interviewing for her old job.
  12. Episode 10 Second Chunce
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Power Is Pizza Much like its title, “Second Chunce” was a little off.
  13. Episode 9 Cones of Dunshire
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Kick Out the Jamm We get it: He’s the worst. The best? Ron’s cabin.
  14. Episode 8 Fluoride
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Chemical Reaction A fight with Jamm, a last-minute Leslie solution, a Ron/Chris contest … things are starting to feel very familiar.
  15. Episode 7 Recall Vote
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Out of Office That one was sort of heartbreaking.
  16. Episode 6 Filibuster
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Warriors of Democracy It was basically nineties night on Parks and Rec.
  17. Episode 5 Gin It Up!
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Ds Without Bs Tom Haverford falls for the star of Orphan Black.
  18. Episode 4 Döppelgangers
    Parks and Recreation Recap: The Merger Czar Nice but ultimately ineffectual usage of waffles as a diversionary tactic.
  19. Episode 3 The Pawnee-Eagleton Tip Off Classic
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Eagleton Sucks Butch Count-city and the Sum-dance Kid to the rescue!
  20. Episodes 1 and 2 London, Parts 1 & 2
    Parks and Recreation Season-Premiere Recap: Winning London Weddings and foreign travels on this season premiere.
  1. Episode 12 One Last Ride
    Parks and Recreation Series Finale: First in Friendship How do you say good-bye to your friends?
  2. Episode 11 Two Funerals
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Thank You, Good-bye Forever Bill Murray! Two deaths! A mysteriously sudden marriage proposal!
  3. Episode 10 The Johnny Karate Super Awesome Musical Explosion Show
    Parks and Recreation Recap: The 5 Karate Moves to Success The entire show-within-the-show is just perfect.
  4. Episode 9 Pie-Mary
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Woman of the Year Sometimes it feels really good to have a show pander to you.
  5. Episode 8 Ms. Ludgate-Dwyer Goes to Washington
  6. Episode 7 Donna and Joe
    Parks and Recreation Recap: The Microwave Incident Even in the face of unequal career opportunities, Leslie and Ben continue to be the couple of the century.
  7. Episode 6 Save JJ’s
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Treat Yo Self 2017 (!) Donna’s wedding brings the return of a cherished motto.
  8. Episode 5 Gryzzlbox
  9. Episode 4 Leslie and Ron
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Work Proximity Associates Finally: Morningstar is revealed!
  10. Episode 3 William Henry Harrison
    Parks and Recreation Recap: Consorting With Celebrities Ben tries to bribe Leslie into the same room as Ron by promising to let her rename the triplets “Ruth,” “Bader,” and “Ginsburg.”
  11. Episode 2 Ron and Jammy
    Parks and Recreation Recap: The Crotch-Blinder Sad Jamms, corpses, and a plethora of hugs.
  12. Episode 1 2017

The Latest Parks and Recreation News

  1. predictions
    Did Patton Oswalt Manifest This Book of Boba Fett Moment? Pulled straight from his improvised Parks and Rec filibuster.
  2. buffering
    Parks and Relocation: Streaming’s Musical Chairs Problem What happens when popular shows change platforms?
  3. election 2020
    The Parks and Rec Cast Reunites (Again!) to Help Out Wisconsin Democrats You knew Leslie Knope wouldn’t leave Joe Biden hanging.
  4. tv review
    The Parks and Recreation Reunion Special Is Such a Gift I wasn’t crying, I swear.
  5. ya heard?
    Where the Parks and Rec Characters Are Now, According to the Reunion Special They got together for a Gryzzl call.
  6. reunions
    A Parks and Recreation Reunion Episode Was Off the Table. Then a Pandemic Hit. Showrunner Mike Schur and Amy Poehler agreed against a reunion long ago, but the prospect of a quarantine-era episode proved too compelling to resist.
  7. teasers
    Leslie and Ron Talk Social Distancing in Parks and Recreation Reunion Episode Unsurprisingly, Ron Swanson has been practicing social distancing since he was 4.
  8. reunions
    Treat Yo Self! Parks And Recreation to Return to NBC for One-Time Special The cast will return in character with an original episode to raise money for Feeding America.
  9. roll clip!
    Jerry Gergich Does Entire Coronavirus PSA Without Having a Fart Attack “We’ve got some foods and we’re ready for our breakfast, because we have a little song we sing every day for breakfast.”
  10. quiz time
    Which Unhinged Man-Chasing Tammy Said It? A very necessary Bachelor vs. Parks and Rec quiz.