'Parks and Recreation': Nick Offerman reflects on Ron Swanson's cult-hero status

Nick Offerman embodies the awesomeness that is Ron Swanson on "Parks and Recreation," but when Zap2it asked him what it felt like to play a cult hero, he deflected credit."If that's true, I haven't really felt quite the effects of becoming any sort of hero," Offerman says in the video above. "It's been really fun, I think -- all the parts of Ron Swanson that are celebrated by the public are things that have been written by our brilliant writers. So I'm tickled pink to be the vessel inhabiting those details."In the video, Offerman also takes no credit for the Swanson Pyramid of Greatness, which you'll see in Thursday's (Jan. 20) season premiere (and which is also available for viewing at Funny or Die). "Mike Schur, our creator, loves nothing more than writing a list," Offerman says. "So he and our other great writers created the Swanson Pyramid of Greatness from whole cloth."When the show...


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