Parks and Recreation (2009– )

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The absurd antics of an Indiana town's public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place.

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 Leslie Knope (125 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Tom Haverford (125 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Ron Swanson (125 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 April Ludgate (125 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Andy Dwyer (125 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Jerry Gergich (124 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Donna Meagle (120 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Ann Perkins (104 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Ben Wyatt (97 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Chris Traeger (75 episodes, 2010-2014)
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The absurd antics of an Indiana town's public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place.

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Because Parks Don't Grow On Trees.

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Really Good Stuff
28 October 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I'm surprised at how many people wrote negative reviews of this show despite it being my most-looked forward comedy of the week, followed by the Office, Curb, Sunny in Phily, and the Peep Show - a great British comedy.

The characters are unique and the comedy comes mostly from subtleties such as intonations, gestures, and camera glances. It's high-end comedic stuff in my opinion. Though Arrested Development was untouchable in this regard. Boy AD was good.

I suppose if you like trite predicable comedy, you wouldn't see it as funny, but the thing about this show is that's it's also fun to watch, the characters are very charismatic on screen, I think the casting was great. Is this 10 lines yet IMDb?

A really great show.


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