Parks and Recreation (2009–2020)
22 Sep. 2011I'm Leslie Knope
Leslie decides to run for political office, which means that she has to break up with Ben. Meanwhile, Ron goes into hiding from Tammy 1, and Tom tries to recruit Andy for his latest business venture.
29 Sep. 2011Ron and Tammys
Ron becomes a wimp after he and Tammy 1 get back together and Leslie tries to save him, Ben discovers that Tom's business is hemorrhaging money, and Ann has a frustrating experience shooting a diabetes PSA with Chris.
6 Oct. 2011Born and Raised
Leslie is accused of not being born in Pawnee while she is trying to promote her new book about the city. Meanwhile, Ann tries in vain to have a five-minute conversation with Ron and April.
13 Oct. 2011Pawnee Rangers
Ron's Pawnee Rangers and Leslie's competing scout group, the Pawnee Goddesses, share a weekend in the wilderness, Ben joins Tom and Donna on "Treat Yo Self Day," and Chris takes an interest in Jerry's daughter.
27 Oct. 2011Meet 'N' Greet
Leslie's opportunity to stump for votes in the business community is sabotaged by Tom, who wants to promote Entertainment 7Twenty. Meanwhile, Andy and April throw a Halloween party, but don't give Ben advance notice.
3 Nov. 2011End of the World
A cult predicting the end of the world reserves a park, Leslie becomes jealous when another woman takes interest in Ben, Tom throws a huge party for the closing of Entertainment 7Twenty, and Andy and April try to do something stupid.
10 Nov. 2011The Treaty
Leslie and Ben argue over their relationship and ruin the high school Model U.N. they are hosting, Chris wonders where his relationship with Jerry's daughter is going wrong, and Ron tries to get Tom to take back his old job.
17 Nov. 2011Smallest Park
Leslie tries to manipulate a new park project to extend her working relationship with Ben, Tom and Jerry work together to create a new department logo, and Andy tries to find the right college course to sign up for.
1 Dec. 2011The Trial of Leslie Knope
Chris brings Leslie up on ethics charges for her relationship with Ben.
8 Dec. 2011Citizen Knope
Leslie tries to keep herself busy during her suspension from the department, but gets some bad news about her campaign. Meanwhile, Ben searches for a job in the private sector, and the office makes the perfect Christmas gift for Leslie.
12 Jan. 2012The Comeback Kid
Leslie appoints Ann as her new campaign manager, but her attempt to relaunch the campaign goes off to a horrendous start, while Chris discovers that Ben is depressed after leaving his job.
19 Jan. 2012Campaign Ad
Leslie tries to keep Ben from making a negative campaign ad against a popular new candidate, Andy takes a visit to the doctor, and Ron becomes uncomfortable when Chris suddenly starts trying to hang out with him.
26 Jan. 2012Bowling for Votes
Leslie unsuccessfully tries to win over a focus group member who made a negative comment by going bowling with him, and Chris gets some bad relationship news while calling for campaign donations.
2 Feb. 2012Operation Ann
Ann's friends try to set her up on a date for Valentine's Day, while Ron and Andy try to help Ben solve Leslie's series of complicated riddles to reveal the location of their Valentine's Day date.
16 Feb. 2012Dave Returns
While Leslie tries to get an endorsement from the police chief, Dave returns to tell Leslie that he's still in love with her. Meanwhile, Andy tries to put together a campaign theme song.
23 Feb. 2012Sweet Sixteen
Leslie's attempts to balance her campaign with her job results in major blunders on both fronts, Chris becomes attached to Andy's dog Champion, and April gets fed up with Tom and Ann coming to her for relationship advice.
1 Mar. 2012Campaign Shake-Up
Leslie and Ben have their work cut out for them when Bobby Newport hires a Washington professional as his campaign manager, while Ron gets the department to tackle a project in Leslie's absence to get Chris off his back.
8 Mar. 2012Lucky
Leslie's campaign could be in big trouble when she records a TV interview after a couple of drinks. Meanwhile, April tries to set Chris up with Andy's women's studies professor, but things go unexpectedly.
19 Apr. 2012Live Ammo
Leslie could pay a steep political price for saving the Parks Department budget from getting cut, and Chris considers Ron for a promotion--which could actually be short-lived.
26 Apr. 2012The Debate
The candidates debate on television; Chris, Anne, and Tom act as Leslie's "spin team" for the media. Meanwhile, Ron, April, Donna, and Andy throw a party for Leslie's campaign supporters, but experience a few set backs in the process.
3 May 2012Bus Tour
Leslie's campaign momentum is halted when Bobby Newport's dad dies a couple of days before the election, and Andy tries to figure out who tried to throw a pie at Leslie on the campaign trail.