02/12/2013 08:57 am ET

'Parks And Rec': Ron Swanson Takes Over 'Pawnee Today' In 'Emergency Response' (VIDEO)

"Parks and Recreation's" Ron Swanson, a new morning talk show host?

On the Thursday, Feb. 14 episode of "Parks and Rec," titled "Emergency Response," Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) is stuck doing an emergency response drill and unable to promote her Pawnee Commons fundraiser gala. Enter Ron Swanson (Nick Offerman).

Ron steps in for the very energetic Leslie on "Pawnee Today," the local news program hosted by Joan Callamezzo, and ends up hosting the program. A week-long booze cruise and Joan Callamezzo don't mix well.

Take a look at the exclusive preview clip above and read the official episode description below.

"Parks and Rec" airs Thursdays, 8:30 p.m. EST on NBC.

Leslie (Amy Poehler) and Ben (Adam Scott) organize a black tie gala to raise money for their park, but their plans are derailed when a city-wide emergency response drill is called. Meanwhile, Andy (Chris Pratt) prepares to take his Police Academy Exam and Ron (Nick Offerman) fills in for Leslie on Pawnee Today. Rashida Jones, Aziz Ansari, Aubrey Plaza, Jim O'Heir, Retta and Rob Lowe also star.

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