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Parks and Recreation: Season 4 (2011-2012)




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Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) runs for a seat on Pawnee's city council in Season 4, but she'll need every bit of help she can get from her friends to beat her opponent, local golden boy Bobby Newport (recurring guest star Paul Rudd). Even worse, Leslie knows that she has to break up with Ben Wyatt (Adam Scott) or risk a scandal, since government coworkers aren't allowed to date. Meanwhile, Tom Haverford (Aziz Ansari) leaves the parks department to found an outlandish entertainment company, but the day-to-day responsibility of running a business soon turns his dream job into a disaster.


Bradley Whitford
as Councilman Pillner
Paul Rudd
as Bobby Newport
Sean Hayes
as Buddy Wood

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Parks and Recreation continues its streak of leaving a season on a strong note with "Win, Lose or Draw" - an episode that hit the right spots comedically while also, you know, sneaking up on me emotionally.

September 20, 2013 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

Funny and touching in all the best Parks and Rec ways.

September 20, 2013 | Full Review…

Parks and Recreation... once again proved itself the most consistently hilarious and heartwarming series around during its fourth year.

September 12, 2013 | Full Review…

We'd all be very, very sad if this were it for Parks, but if it is, at least they went out on a high note.

March 21, 2018 | Full Review…

Even though... [it] is a whirlwind, it's a whirlwind with an end in sight, expertly helmed and penned by showrunner Michael Schur.

September 20, 2013 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

With a cast as ostensibly close-knit and in-tune as these actors are, season four of Parks and Recreation illustrates just how far the series has come and could very well take it to even greater, and funnier, places.

September 22, 2011 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

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