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Parks and Recreation - Season One

Created by Greg Daniels and Michael Schur.

Starring Amy Poehler, Chris Pratt, Rashida Jones, Paul Schneider, Louie Ck, Nick Hofferman, Aziz Ansari,  and Aubrey Plaza.


Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, attempts to advance her career and make her town more beautiful by helping local nurse Ann Perkins turn a construction pit into a park.

The mockumentary format has definitely outstayed its welcome, and its inherent problems are all present in the first season of Parks and Recreation (why would people openly admit damaging personal secrets for a documentary? Why is the camera’s presence acknowledged only when the script demands it?). Still, the docu-style continues to prosper in the likes of Modern Family and The Office. Parks and Recreation, thankfully, is a notch above both - a warm-hearted and naturalistic sitcom that quickly establishes »

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