During a year when a lot of comedies were inconsistent, “Parks and Recreation” kept humming along, giving viewers a consistently funny fourth season that centered on parks department deputy Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) and her run for Pawnee city council. Along the way, though, viewers have seen growth and change from the entire cast, with […]
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While last night’s “Parks and Recreation” wasn’t the funniest episode of the season, it was the sweetest. And that’s saying something, especially given how sweet things have gotten between Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) and Ben Wyatt (Adam Scott). It was a bit of a game-changer; with Ben and Leslie’s relationship now out in the open, […]
We could watch Louis C.K. order pizza and laugh our butts off; he’s just got such a great low-key-yet-put-upon manner, and even before he played a version of himself on his brilliant FX show “Louie,” there were roles he played that took advantage of that. The best of them was on “Parks and Recreation,” where […]
“Parks and Recreation” is becoming NBC’s version of “Modern Family”: It’s often hilarious, giving us quotable moments of pure pleasure, but it’s also one of the more consistently funny shows on TV from week to week. Like “Family,” a “bad” episode of “Parks” is usually still pretty good. Last night’s episdoe was one of the […]
More than a couple of internet critics noticed that “Parks and Recreation” had much of the action take place around a Model U.N., about a month after the show’s lead-in, “Community,” also had a major part of an episode revolve around a Model U.N. Who knew such a nerdy high school and college pursuit would […]
The cast of cult comedy “Party Down” reunited on last night’s episode of “Children’s Hospital” (Adult Swim). The cause for the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it gathering? A hospital bar mitzvah in need of caterers. Martin Starr, Lizzy Caplan (on the phone, naturally), and Ryan Hansen were there, along with Ken Marino and Megan Mullally, who both star as […]
The season-long arc on “Parks & Recreation” has been the will-they-won’t-they between Leslie (Amy Poehler) and Ben (Adam Scott). Although each has been too shy to act on their attraction, executive producer Mike Shur says there are big personal moves in store for Leslie in the May 19 season finale. Will they finally take their […]
By David Germain, AP Movie Writer LOS ANGELES – Kristen Wiig lived the classic Hollywood story after coming to town in her early 20s: No experience, no connections, no work. She wound up in retail for years before figuring out a path to make her way gradually into show business over the next decade. “You […]