Parks and Recreation Recap: Out of Office


Perd breaks the news of the night: “Leslie Knope has been decisively removed from office.” Leslie thought it would be a close call. Nope. Just, she lost. The end. T-minus 30 days till unemployment. Wow.


I think this might have felt even more heartbreaking if we’d been watching an episode a week and building to this point in that slow and steady way of a typical TV season. (Thanks for that, NBC! Love you too.) Even with the scheduling ridiculousness, this got me. Parks might technically be a “low-stakes show” compared to the crazy sexy cool programs all over the TV-scape nowadays. But when character-crushing things happen on Parks, like when Leslie Knope loses her city council seat, I feel it. I feel it kind of a lot!  Read More...


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