'Parks and Recreation' - 'Meet N Greet': Halloween headlock

A review of tonight's "Parks and Recreation"coming up just as soon as I quote Mary Pickford(*)... 

(*) And, yes, I went with that only because of the unexpected chance to do two different Mary Pickford intros in one week. 

A few weeks ago, I talked about how "Parks and Recreation" handles the usually difficult task of mining comedy about how its characters are really good at things. When it comes to Leslie Knope, the feat is even more impressive than that: "Parks and Recreation" continually generates comedy and story out of how its main character is really good, period. 

Leslie's not perfect. She's exploited her power in the past (getting the rec center teachers to work at her house party) and skirted or violated rules (dating Ben when she wasn't supposed to), but she is fundamentally one of kindest, bravest, warmest, most wonderful human beings I've ever seen at the center of a TV show(**), and the show has never seemed dull as a result of that. Read More...



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