Ben and Leslie are getting married on "Parks and Recreation" Thursday (Feb. 21), a development that came as a surprise at the end of last week's episode. That's by design, co-creator Mike Schur says."I'm of the belief that the most powerful weapon that we have in TV these days, after 60 years of sitcoms, is surprise," Schur told reporters on a conference call Wednesday, noting that Ben's (Adam Scott) proposal to Leslie (Amy Poehler) earlier in the season also came out of left field. "That has been our goal with every relationship, really, and with every even nonromantic story we've told on the show. We just try to always be surprising to the audience. And ... the idea was we're not going to have the proposal come in a season premiere or in, you know, November sweeps or, you know, Christmas or whatever. We're going to do it at a time where it just feels... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/02/parks-and-recreation-wedding-amy-poehler-and-adam-scott-discuss-leslie-and-bens-love.html
Can Leslie Knope, the consummate planner, really pull off a last-minute wedding? With a little help from her friends, the Parks and Recreation heroine will be on the way down the aisle this week! After pulling off an amazing black tie gala to raise money for their park project, Leslie ( Amy Poehler ) and Ben ( Adam Scott ) spontaneously decided to get hitched at the event. (After all, Leslie did want to invite the whole town to the wedding!) Now, the problem is actually pulling the nuptials together... http://www.tvguide.com/News/Parks-Recreation-Ben-Leslie-Married-1061123.aspx?rss=breakingnews
Parks and Recreation "Correspondents’ Lunch" Season 5 episode 14 airs Thursday Feb 21 2013 on NBC (8:30-9:31 p.m. ET). Episode Synopsis: Leslie (Amy Poehler ) is literally left speechless when her planned address at a big media event is stolen. Ben (Adam Scott) starts his new job working at the Sweetums Charity Foundation , and Ann (Rashida Jones) works up the courage to ask someone an important question. Nick Offerman, Aziz Ansari, Chris Pratt, Aubrey Plaza, Rob Lowe , Jim O’Heir and Retta also star. READ MORE...