Parks and Recreation: Season 3, Episode 3

Time Capsule (3 Feb. 2011)

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A crackpot handcuffs himself to a pipe in Leslie's office and demands that "Twilight" be placed in the Pawnee Time Capsule, and Chris tries to help Andy woo April in spite of Ann's reservations.



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Leslie wants to bury a time capsule that encapsulates life in Pawnee, but an odd suggestion from a local man causes unforeseen consequences. Andy seeks help from Chris about how to win back April. Written by NBC Publicity

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When April reads from Jerry's mother's diary, Jerry's mother refers to him as Gerald. However, later in the series, Jerry claims that his real name is Gary, and it was changed to Jerry by the people in the P&R office. See more »


Leslie Knope: A complete list of every slogan we've ever had:
Leslie Knope: "Pawnee, the Paris of America"
Leslie Knope: "The Akron of Southwest Indiana"
Leslie Knope: "Welcome German Soldiers", after the Nazis took France our mayor kind of panicked
Leslie Knope: "Pawnee, the factory fire capital of America"
Leslie Knope: "Welcome Vietnamese Soldiers"
Leslie Knope: "Pawnee, Engage with Zorp". For a brief time in the 70's our town was taken over by a cult.
Leslie Knope: "Pawnee, Zorp is dead, long live Zorp"
Leslie Knope: "Pawnee, it's safe to be here now"
Leslie Knope: "Pawnee, birthplace of Julia Roberts", that was a lie, she sued...
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Features Twilight (2008) See more »


Parks and Recreation Main Theme
Composed by Gaby Moreno and Vincent Jones
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