'Parks and Recreation' Season 3, Episode 5 Recap

Tonight we got to know Ben Wyatt a little bit more, and we're all better for it.

Why? Because Adam Scott is starting to become known for his exasperated, understated style of being funny. He's almost like a current-generation Bob Newhart, stammering and eye-rolling his way through scenes, only having to swing hard if needed. Scott is becoming one of those actors who can just give someone a look and it conveys everything you need to know about what his character is thinking.

So we knew Ben was the kid mayor who blew the budget of his Minnesota town on an ice theme park. But we didn't know that he occasionally had gay thoughts, and that he became mayor right after his high school girlfriend dumped him ... or that he has a scar on his hip. Read More...



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