If Parks and Recreation doesn't get renewed, "Win, Lose, or Draw" will be its series finale. Showrunner Mike Schur said he approached it as such , and that sense of happy-ending finality percolates through the entire episode. Don't you just love it? When more
Knope wins! Knope wins!
It took a recount, but by 21 votes, Leslie Knope was elected to the Pawnee City Council, defeating Bobby Newport and an array of second-tier candidates on the Parks and Recreation season finale.
Of course, it should have been more
"Parks and Recreation" gave us a season finale that took turns being incredibly funny and genuinely emotional but was always true to each of its characters. "Win, Lose or Draw" was a big win.Going into Thursday's (May 10) episode, we could have argued the more
In the season four finale of Parks and Recreation the moment that we’ve been waiting for is finally upon Pawnee! It’s election day and Leslie (Amy Poehler) and Bobby Newport (Paul Rudd) head to the polls vying for the spot of Pawnee Congressman (or woma more
The wide-eyed political optimist who's corrupted during their rise to power is a classic story line. If the romantic Ur-plot is "boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl back," then the political version is "hero gains power, hero loses self, everyth more
Finally, the inevitable has happened. When Bobby Newport campaign manager Jen Barkley was introduced a few episodes ago, her deviousness was paired with an unrelenting good cheer and optimism. "Oh my God," I thought, "I can't wait until she meets Chris." more
HitFix's Alan Sepinwall reviews "Bus Tour," the May 3 episode of NBC's "Parks and Recreation," in which things get frantic in the campaign's final hours. http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/whats-alan-watching/posts/review-parks-and-recreation-bus-tour-the-mad-pi more
After the great heights "Parks and Recreation" reached last week with "The Debate," the follow-up was maybe inevitably due for a letdown. "Bus Tour," the final episode before the season-capping election, wasn't quite that good.Considering that "The Debate more