Parks and Recreation (2009 - 2015)

Parks and Recreation


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A mockumentary following the inner workings of the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Ind. From the creators of "The Office."

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Critics Consensus: Parks and Recreation's closing chapter deftly incorporates time-skip gags into the everyday bureaucracy of Pawnee, all while delivering a moving farewell to a cast of characters audiences have grown to love like family.

2015, NBC, 14 episodes

Critics Consensus: Consistently bouyed by strong character work and an overarching optimism, Parks and Recreation remains a charming, fun and funny half hour to spend with Leslie Knope and co.

2013, NBC, 23 episodes

Critics Consensus: Heartfelt yet hilarious and snarky yet good-natured, Parks and Recreation remains one of the best sitcoms around and only continues to improve.

2012, NBC, 22 episodes

Critics Consensus: Leslie Knope runs for City Council while Parks and Recreation runs its own campaign as one of the very best sitcoms on television, making a persuasive case with consistent hilarity and an ample dose of heart.

2011, NBC, 22 episodes

Critics Consensus: Parks and Recreation's cast finally feels complete with the delightful additions of Rob Lowe and Adam Scott in a romantic third season that fully fleshes out Pawnee as an amusingly retrograde microcosm of America.

2011, NBC, 16 episodes

Critics Consensus: Parks and Recreation sophomore season improves tremendously by finding fresh ways of utilizing its lovable ensemble while setting a buoyant new tone.

2009, NBC, 24 episodes

Critics Consensus: While it has yet to develop its own identity, Parks and Recreation's awkward and absurd humor hints at its potential to become a great comedy, thanks largely to the talents of Amy Poehler.

2009, NBC, 6 episodes