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Leslie Knope

16 Times Leslie Knope Made The Whole World Happy

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment

Happy birthday, Amy Poehler! Today, our beloved comedienne and actress turns 43. We know she isn't technically Leslie Knope, but it sure seems lik...

Just Say Knope to Feminism

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 09.04.2014 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

For Leslie/Poehler, feminism simply makes sense and is ultimately good for all; it's not a posture, it's not a fad, it's not a set of politics that is only as fashionable as its last cool defender.

The 'Parks And Rec' Season 6 Gag Reel Has A Smiling, Dancing Ron

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.21.2014 | Entertainment

There are few things that bring greater joy to the world than a "Parks and Rec" blooper reel. Imagine a smiling and dancing Ron Swanson doing some ...

Leslie Knope Would Totally Approve Of These Engagement Pics

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.08.2014 | Weddings

Where do diehard "Parks And Recreation" fans take their engagement photos? In front of "Pawnee" City Hall, of course. Credit: Ed Pulella Photogra...

FLOTUS Has Arrived

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 04.24.2014 | TV

FLOTUS is coming to Pawnee! Tonight is bittersweet for "Parks and Recreation" fans. It's the season finale and it may mark the beginning of the end...

Why Leslie Knope Is My TV Hero... And Why She Should Be Yours Too

Kathryn Lamble | Posted 05.26.2014 | Entertainment
Kathryn Lamble

Leslie Knope is proof that there is room for driven women on TV. She's complicated, strange and charming, and, despite her superhuman ability to get by on three and a half hours of sleep, she feels very real, and what better example for women is that?

Leslie Knope Is In For A Huge Treat

Posted 02.27.2014 | TV

Pawnee better make way for Michelle Obama! The First Lady will be making a cameo appearance on the season finale of the NBC series "Parks and Recre...

Biden: No Major Announcement On 'Late Night'... Yet

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden appeared on the inaugural episode of "Late Night with Seth Meyers" early Tuesday morning. The vice president was joined by...

Why Every Woman Needs a Galentine's Day

Literally, Darling | Posted 04.15.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

What we need more than validation of our romantic relationships is reinforcement of our platonic ones.

Leslie Throws The Greatest Goodbye Party On 'Parks And Rec'

Posted 01.30.2014 | TV

Bon voyage, Ann! Thursday night (Jan. 30) is the night "Parks and Recreation" fans have been dreading. It's time to say goodbye to Ann (Rashida Jon...

Renewed

Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

The Pawnee gang are coming back! That's right, today NBC announced that they have renewed "Parks and Recreation" for a seventh season. Deadline ...

And The Award For Best Actress In A TV Comedy Goes To ...

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Amy Poehler took home the award for her role as Leslie Knope in NBC's "Parks And Recreation." This is her third nomination for the same role. "Par...

Could Hillary Clinton Be Headed To 'Parks And Rec?'

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Will Leslie Knope finally meet her idol Hillary Clinton? Well, if "Parks and Recreation" co-creator and showrunner Mike Schur has anything to say abou...

What Does The Future Hold For Leslie Knope?

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

The time has come for Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) to face down her last day in office as a City Councilwoman. How will she cope with letting go? Will s...

Amy Poehler's Keeping Some Big 'Parks And Rec' Secrets

Posted 12.09.2013 | TV

While "Parks And Rec" fans are mourning the hiatus we must endure until 2014, Amy Poehler is opening up about the show's inevitable end. "To some ...

How Wendy Davis Inspired 'Parks'

Posted 11.14.2013 | TV

Wendy Davis had a hand in the Nov. 14 episode of "Parks and Recreation." The Texan state senator inspired the "Parks and Rec" writers to have their he...

Pawnee Prepares For Goodbye

Posted 11.13.2013 | TV

It's a sad news we've yet to fully accept, but Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe are really leaving Pawnee. During a press screening on Monday, Nov. 11, "...

What You Didn't Know About Leslie Knope's Home

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.16.2013 | HuffPost Home

The first time we really got a look at character Leslie Knope's life is when her house was featured on a "Parks and Recreation" episode appropriately ...

Leslie Knope Is A MONSTER

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 07.25.2013 | TV

Leslie Knope is a beacon for hope for the fictional town of Pawnee on "Parks and Recreation." She loves her town and does everything possible to make ...

LOOK: Strong Female TV Characters

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.16.2013 | Women

While career prospects for women in Hollywood are rather bleak at the moment, there are some truly awesome roles for women being created on the small ...

7 Things That Wouldn't Exist Without The Office

Hulu.com | Posted 07.15.2013 | Comedy
Hulu.com

The good news: The Office has a legacy as large as its heart (and Dwight's head). It'll never really be gone, because it's changed, well, everything. It's inside us now. That's what she said.

LOOK: Cheeky Wedding Sign Features Poignant Leslie Knope Quote

Posted 04.30.2013 | Weddings

If you watch "Parks and Recreation," you know that Councilwoman Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) speaks the truth. After all, she is the one who reminded us...

I'm The Rhoda: What Valerie Harper Did for Women and Television

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 05.18.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

Decades before Lena Dunham bravely bore herself to viewers, supposed flaws and all, on "Girls," there was a smart, sassy, brash Jewish girl named Rhoda Morgenstern

Is The Age of The Cynical Sitcom Over?

Morgan Glennon | Posted 04.24.2013 | TV
Morgan Glennon

In the landscape of television sitcoms, it appears that sweetness is winning out over cynicism. Where the jokey format was once overrun with cynical takes about everything from work to the human condition, now audiences are cheering on a more cheerful batch of comedies.

Behind The Impromptu 'Parks & Rec' Wedding

Posted 02.21.2013 | TV

The "Parks and Rec" wedding between Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) and Ben Wyatt (Adam Scott) is almost here! The adorable couple ties the knot on the...