Parks and Recreation Review: Twizzlers vs. Red Vines

Not only did I briefly forget that Ben and Leslie got engaged two weeks ago, I also completely forgot Johnathon Banks was cast as Ben’s father on the show, which made for the perfect dose of comedy.  The casting people over at Parks and Recreation utilized what Banks does so well, but for a more comedic effect than on Breaking Bad.  Even though my parents got along while I was growing up, "Ben's Parents," scared me half to death. 

Someone on the staff of this series definitely had divorced parents because while most of the scenes were humorous with Ben's parents, some fell into more intense territory, which made me uncomfortable at times.  But really, they were mostly fun to watch, especially Johnathon Banks, who said, "We're a Twizzlers family," with the same level of commitment Mike used to tell Walter White what exactly he could do with his meth and grand plans.  Read More...


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