The Best Parks and Recreation Characters

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Who are the best characters on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation? Well, that depends. The town of Pawnee is full of colorful characters who are beloved by fans and all have their own fun quirks and traits. The award-winning NBC sitcom ran for seven wonderful seasons and this list of the the top characters from Parks and Rec offers the definitive answer to who is better: Ron or Leslie, Ann or April, Andy or Jerry?

From Parks and Recreation's main characters, like Leslie Knope, Ben Wyatt, and Ron Swanson, to the excellent supporting cast, including Perd Hapley, Joan Calamezzo, and Orin (remember Orin?!), fans of Parks know that choosing their favorite Pawnee citizens is a real Sophie's Choice. They're all great in their own ways, but someone has to be the best.

Whether you think the greatest Parks and Recreation character is Donna, or you'd like to discuss the darker side of life with April Ludgate, everyone has their favorite Parks characters. One of the coolest things about the Parks and Recreation cast is how different all the characters are.

No matter who you think is the coolest cat in Pawnee, this list of Parks and Recreation characters needs your votes. Cast them now for the characters you think are the absolute best from NBC Parks and Recreation to have your voice heard on this ultimate ranking of the greatest characters from one of the best TV series of all time.
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    April Ludgate is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Parks and Recreation Characters


    April Ludgate Aubrey Plaza

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    Andy Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Parks and Recreation Characters


    Andy Dwyer Chris Pratt

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    Adam Scott

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    Chris Traeger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Parks and Recreation Characters


    Chris Traeger Rob Lowe

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    Tom Haverford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Parks and Recreation Characters


    Tom Haverford Aziz Ansari

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    Jim O'Heir

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    Ben Schwartz

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    Tammy Two is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Parks and Recreation Characters


    Tammy Two Megan Mullally

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    Ann Perkins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Parks and Recreation Characters


    Ann Perkins Rashida Jones

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    Li'l Sebastian is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Parks and Recreation Characters

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    Li'l Sebastian

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    Paul Rudd

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    Jon Glaser

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    Louie

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    Champion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Parks and Recreation Characters

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    Champion Lucy the dog

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    Lucy Lawless

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    Mona-Lisa Saperstein is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Parks and Recreation Characters

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    Mona-Lisa Saperstein Jenny Slate

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    Tammy One is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Parks and Recreation Characters


    Tammy One Patricia Clarkson

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    Alison Becker

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