Parks and Recreation (2009–2015)
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Go Big or Go Home 

Leslie encourages Ann to go on a date with Chris so that she can ask for money for Leslie's department, while Ron, Andy, and Tom put together a two-team youth basketball league.

Director:

Dean Holland

Writers:

Greg Daniels (created by), Michael Schur (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Amy Poehler ... Leslie Knope
Rashida Jones ... Ann Perkins
Aziz Ansari ... Tom Haverford
Nick Offerman ... Ron Swanson
Aubrey Plaza ... April Ludgate
Chris Pratt ... Andy Dwyer
Adam Scott ... Ben Wyatt
Rob Lowe ... Chris Traeger
Jim O'Heir ... Jerry Gergich
Retta ... Donna Meagle
Natalie Morales ... Lucy
Jama Williamson ... Wendy
Carlo Mendez ... Eduardo
Jason Boegh ... Bartender
David Trice ... Jesse
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Storyline

Leslie tries to convince Chris and Ben to give the parks department more money, and when she fails to persuade them, she enlists Ann's help. Meanwhile, Ron and Andy coach youth basketball, and April returns with surprising news. Written by NBC Publicity

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 2011 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Ron throws the chair at the basketball game it is very similar to a famous incident with Indiana coach Bobby Knight, including Ron's outfit with the red sweater. See more »

Goofs

When Leslie's harvest festival plan is approved Jerry is the only one holding the banner. Then when Ben throws the pumpkin everyone is holding the banner. See more »

Quotes

[discussing Ann's date with Chris]
Ann Perkins: And how, exactly, am I supposed to casually steer the conversation towards the parks department's budget?
Leslie Knope: Okay, it's totally easy. Tell you what: you be Chris, I'll be you, I'll show you how it's done.
Ann Perkins: Okay.
Ann Perkins: [as Chris] Ann Perkins! You are wonderful and amazing, and I am happy to be here with you!
Leslie Knope: [as Ann] Thank you, Chris. I'm wearing a tuxedo vest with no shirt on underneath. Uh-oh...
Ann Perkins: [as Chris] Can I get you a drink? I love every single beverage in the world!
Leslie Knope: [...]
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Connections

References Chariots of Fire (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Tik Tok
(uncredited)
Written by Kesha, Dr. Luke, and Benny Blanco (as Benjamin Levin)
Performed by Kesha
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No Mark is best thing
27 February 2019 | by cmburton-29875See all my reviews

This is a late review years after watching and rewatching this show but getting rid of Mark was the best thing ever


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