'Parks and Recreation': Amy Poehler and Adam Scott meet 'Ben's Parents'

After Ben and Leslie got engaged in the last episode of "Parks and Recreation," it follows that the couple would start getting to know each other's families.Ben (Adam Scott) has already met Leslie's (Amy Poehler) mom, but we've never seen Ben's parents. That changes Thursday (Nov. 8) in an episode titled, fittingly, "Ben's Parents." The first encounter between Leslie and her fiancé's folks, played by Jonathan Banks ("Breaking Bad") and Glenne Headly ("ER," "Lonesome Dove") does not go especially well."It was a very contained episode," showrunner Mike Schur says. "We basically wanted to put Leslie and Ben and Ben's parents, who hate each other, and Ben's dad's girlfriend, into a pressure cooker and leave them there to simmer for 20 minutes. It turned out really well. There's some really wonderful acting from everybody."Poehler says Headly is "amazing" in the episode and that Banks -- the often-menacing Mike Ehrmantraut on "Breaking Bad" -- is appropriately intimidating....



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