Breaking Bad “Fixer” Jonathan Banks to Guest on ‘Parks and Recreation’

Over the last month, we have reported on guest stars that will either be returning or showing up for the first time on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. Now comes the big news: Ben Wyatt’s (Adam Scott) dad will be played by none other than ‘Breaking Bad’ "fixer" Mike Ehrmentraut, er, I mean actor Jonathan Banks.

The news, which was first reported by HitFix, has it that Banks will most likely appear in the comedy’s sixth episode of the new fall season; but few other details are known about Ben’s as-yet unnamed dad. But Mike Schur, the co-creator of the series, shared with the folks at Hit Fix that, "We were working [on] the character description of Ben’s dad, and I said aloud, ‘He should act like Mike Ehrmentraut’. So somebody said, ‘Well, why can’t we just get Jonathan Banks?’" As readers can imagine, Schur and his team are big fans of the AMC drama as well as Banks. Read More... 


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