Parks and Recreation 3.08 "Camping" Review

"We only have one chance to make a second impression."

Last week's episode of Parks and Recreation ("Harvest Festival") was one of the best episodes of the series. As I said in my review, this show is "winning so much that Charlie Sheen should be jealous." The entire season led up to that Festival; now that it's over, what is Leslie "the Energizer bunny of city government" Knope going to do? Go camping!

The Harvest Festival was ultra-successful (80,000 showed up; the Pawnee Journal headline was "Harvest Best-ival") but what's next? That's the issue facing Leslie even when she and the gang are out in the woods. "We only have one chance to make a second impression," she says. Before they pack up and hit the woods, we learn that April hates camping, but Andy tells her he'll make her like it. Even if he can't, he promises her lots of making out. Ann and Chris have a funny but awkward encounter and make condiment jokes and plans to catch up. (Catch up, not ketchup.) Read More...


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