'Parks and Recreation': Is an 'Occupy Pawnee' episode in the works?


"Parks and Recreation" has used current events as comedy fodder a few times in the past -- see the Anthony Weiner-esque situation with Ann Perkins (Rashida Jones) in this season's premiere.It appears the show's writers have also been watching the news in the past month or so, because one of the ideas kicking around the writers room is an "Occupy Pawnee" story, star and producer Amy Poehler says."We were talking about that," Poehler tells Vulture. "I don't know where we'll be with the time frame of that, but maybe Pawnee will be up in arms."We don't know what sort of thing might lead Pawnee's citizens to protest en masse (at least now that the issue of what goes in the time capsule has been settled), but an Occupy story could actually work within the world of "Parks and Rec." Consider:- Pawnee residents are known to get riled up about trivial things, so it's not a...



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