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Parks and Recreation

  • 2013
  • Season 5
  • 22 episodes
  • Comedy

Summary

In Season 5, the show follows Leslie Knope (Emmy nominee Amy Poehler) a mid-level bureaucrat turned City Councilwoman, and her tireless efforts to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit more fun.

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Episode 1: Ms Knope Goes to Washington

Summary

The return of the comedy about an over-enthusiastic local government official, and her friends and colleagues. Leslie and Andy visit Ben and April at their new jobs in Washington, DC, while Ron hosts the annual Parks Department employee appreciation barbecue. Comedy, starring Amy Poehler, Chris Pratt and Nick Offerman.
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Review

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Three years after it appeared on US television, Parks and Rec’s fifth season is finally airing in the UK, kicking off with an excellent couple of episodes that see Amy Poehler’s Leslie Knope leave the comforting bosom of her small-town government friends to take on the big boys in Washington DC (watch out for a few sneaky cameos from real-life political figures).

And then it’s back to Pawnee, Indiana, to deal with a more mundane but essential piece of legislation much debated in real life by people like Jamie Oliver – a sugar tax to finally curb the obesity epidemic in the area. But Leslie faces a tough choice when the mighty forces behind local fast food joint Paunch Burger start to play dirty…

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Leslie KnopeAmy Poehler
Ron SwansonNick Offerman
Tom HaverfordAziz Ansari
Ann PerkinsRashida Jones
April LudgateAubrey Plaza
Andy DwyerChris Pratt
Chris TraegerRob Lowe
Ben WyattAdam Scott

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