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A television show running from 2009 - 2015 about the local government in Pawnee, Indiana.

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Is there any connection between Liz and Ron’s office food pictures?

In 30 Rock, Liz Lemon has a picture of a plate of food in her office: In Parks and Recreation, Ron Swanson also has a picture of a plate of food in his office: Is there any out-of-universe ...
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Why does Ron Swanson work at the Parks Department?

For me, it not really clear why Ron Swanson is working at the Parks Department: Ron hates the government. Ron has a lot of money. (He mentions several times that he has buried gold.) He doesn't like ...
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Whom was Andy working for when he was a shoe-shiner?

In one episode, Andy states that he doesn't really know who his boss is. This raises the question, who is in charge of the shoe-shining business? We know that Leslie arranged for him to get the job ...
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Why is there censorship in Parks and Recreation?

For a show I would consider more adult audience appropriate I find it strange they censure images, paraphernalia and language. Is this for dramatisation or is this censorship just to make it more PG ...
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What was the movie Tom referred to when arguing with Chris?

In the Parks and Recreation episode Operation Ann (S04E14), Chris Traeger was responsible for DJing in a Valentine's Day party. He was playing horrible music and this conversation happened between him ...
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What philosophies does Ron Swanson follow?

Why does Ron Swanson believe in when he does: Not visit hospitals and let minor issues become serious Believe banks are not trustable and hoard gold Eat mostly meat Believe in removing government ...
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Who is filming the Pawnee Parks and Recreation department?

In the first season of Parks and Recreation the general theme of the cinematics of the show are similar to "The Office" in that an unseen documentary crew are filming the Parks department. However, ...
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Who became president? Leslie or Ben?

In the final episode of Parks and Recreation, we are fast-forwarded to 2048, to see Garry/Jerry/Larry/Terry/Barry's funeral. We are shown Leslie and Ben, surrounded by Secret Service agents, who at ...
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Why does Leslie Knope love Joe Biden?

One of Parks & Recreation's running jokes is Leslie's deep affection for Vice President Joe Biden. She doesn't hold all politicians in such esteem, so there's something about Biden in specific. ...
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What were the Halloween costumes that Leslie and Ann used in Parks & Rec episode 'Halloween Surprise'?

In the Parks and Recreation episode 'Halloween Surprise' (season 5, episode 5), Leslie and Ann don two distinctive costumes (see screen grabs), Is Leslie supposed to be from some wartime effort poster ...