'Parks and Recreation' Turns 100: Mike Schur Shares Fears, Dreams of Hillary Clinton Cameo

The showrunner behind the NBC comedy teases that the final minute of Thursday's 100th episode is one of his "favorite things ever."

This story first appeared in the Jan. 17 issue of The Hollywood Reporter.

NBC's Parks and Recreation has the same zippy, can-do attitude of Amy Poehler's zealous local politico Leslie Knope. The comedy about politics in a small Indiana town launched in 2009 with a modest six-episode midseason run and attracted a loyal audience that has kept the Emmy-nominated series alive for six seasons (despite its near-constant bubble status). On Jan. 9, Parks marks its 100th episode, a milestone that causes co-creator and showrunner Mike Schur to reflect on the early fears that kept him up at night, who might headline a Parks spinoff and his dream for a Hillary Clinton cameo in the series finale.  Read More...


 


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