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How Amy Poehler Saved Leslie Knope

Posted 02.12.2013 | TV

It's no secret that "Parks and Recreation" had some growing pains -- even the stars and co-creators recognize that fact. At the start of the NBC comed...

A Brief History Of Leslie Knope's Love Of Joe Biden

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 11.09.2012 | TV

On the November 15 episode of "Parks & Recreation," Leslie Knope will meet the man of her dreams: Joe Biden. To celebrate this momentous occasion, ...

When Leslie Knope Met Joe Biden ...

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 11.08.2012 | TV

Leslie Knope is going to meet the man of her dreams: Vice President Joe Biden. In "Leslie vs. April," the Thursday, November 15 episode of "Parks ...

Joe Biden Will Guest Star On 'Parks & Rec'

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 11.08.2012 | TV

Joe Biden will guest star on "Parks & Recreation." Leslie Knope won't know what hit her! NBC announced that the vice president will appear as himse...

Saluting TV's Politicians

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 10.25.2012 | TV

NEW YORK -- It seems you just can't watch TV without confronting politics. And that's not just the glut of campaign coverage, now reaching its feveri...

How To Vacation Like Your Favorite TV Star | Posted 12.07.2012 | Travel

In celebration of the new season of fall television, we ran the numbers to find out what kind of vacation some of our favorite characters could afford to take if they spent six percent of their fictional salaries on travel.

WATCH: Leslie Knope Meets Her Senator Role Models

Posted 09.19.2012 | TV

When Leslie Knope goes to Washington, she'll be meeting two of her heroes: Senators Barbara Boxer and Olympia Snowe. Flustered at a D.C. party (and...

TV's 14 Hardest Workers

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 08.31.2012 | TV

Labor Day means three-day weekends, barbecues, and soaking up summer's final days. But let's not forget the main purpose of this early September day: ...

WATCH: Leslie Knope's Funniest Impressions

Posted 08.19.2012 | Comedy

While you're waiting for new episodes of "Parks And Recreation" to come back, you can still get your Leslie Knope fix with this latest supercut of her...

'Parks & Rec' Films At The White House

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 07.19.2012 | TV

Just months after winning election to the Pawnee City Council, Leslie Knope is already storming the White House. "Parks & Recreation" filmed at the Wh...

'Parks & Recreation': Leslie vs. Bobby In 'Debate Night'

Posted 06.27.2012 | TV

Leslie Knope's political campaign continued on "Parks & Recreation" (Thu., 9:30 p.m. ET on NBC) Thursday night. Running for Pawnee City Council, L...

The Funniest Leslie Knope Moments | Posted 06.17.2012 | Comedy

Parks and Rec finally returns this week, making Thursday night whole once again as we'll enjoy new Community and new Parks for the first time in what ...

The AT&T of People: Embracing Characters' Flaws

Morgan Glennon | Posted 05.13.2012 | TV
Morgan Glennon

Instead of ignoring a character's irritating attributes, sometimes shows just turn right into the skid. When the narrative acknowledges flaws, those same flaws can become endearing parts of what make a character great.

Leslie Knope Gets Big Labor Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

National labor unions rarely make endorsements in local races, but the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) is making...

All 140 Things Leslie Knope Is 'Pro'

Posted 01.20.2012 | TV

Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) is one positive fictional character. The leading lady on "Parks and Recreation" (Thursdays, 8:30 p.m. EST on NBC) is runnin...

'Parks & Rec': Candidate Leslie's Disastrous First Event

Posted 01.13.2012 | TV

It was a moment of heartfelt joy and community when the team at the Parks Department rallied behind Leslie and said they would help her run her campai...

The Top 10 TV Comedies of 2011 | Posted 02.28.2012 | Comedy

2011-12-29-Screenshot20111229at9.09.48AM.pngWe really like this list and the shows on it. It took some arguing. Only some of us are friends now. But here's 10-6 of our Top 10 Comedies of 2011.

Santa, Can You Hear Me?

Jenna Hogan Piuze | Posted 02.22.2012 | TV
Jenna Hogan Piuze

It's that time of year. The time for magic and Christmas miracles -- and TV wish lists! Here are the top 8 TV wishes on my Christmas list!

Louis C.K. Returns!

Posted 11.29.2011 | Comedy

TV Line reports that Louis C.K. will return to "Parks and Recreation" later this season to reprise his character Dave Sanderson, a police officer and ...

WATCH: Ron Swanson's Sex Intervention On 'Parks & Rec'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

One of the highlights of last season on "Parks and Recreation" was the introduction of Megan Mullally as the ex-wife of Ron Swanson (Nick Offerman), t...