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The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes

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List of the best Parks and Recreation episodes, as determined by voters like you. Leslie Knope and her undying love of the City of Pawnee may have started as a The Office copy, but it soon became it's own remarkable show in it's own right. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Parks and Recreation episodes of all time are. Fans of Parks and Recreation are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

With episodes ranging from "Hunting Trip" to "Summer Catalog", this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites. What is the best Parks and Recreation episode of all time? Look below and find out. Once you've made your voice heard, make sure to check out these other funny shows like Parks and Recreation!

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    Flu Season

    Jan 27 2011
    212
    43

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 3

    Episode Number2

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    "Flu Season" is the second episode of the third season of the American comedy television series Parks and Recreation, and the 32nd overall episode of the series. It originally aired on NBC in the...  more
  • 2

    The Fight

    May 12 2011
    171
    28

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 3

    Episode Number13

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    "The Fight" is the thirteenth episode of the third season of the American comedy television series Parks and Recreation, and the 43rd overall episode of the series. It originally aired on NBC in the...  more
  • 3

    Li'l Sebastian

    May 19 2011
    192
    43

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 3

    Episode Number16

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    Leslie and the parks team put together a memorial service for a dearly departed friend. Meanwhile, Tom makes a big life decision, while Chris reacts badly to a health problem....  more
  • 4

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 3

    Episode Number9

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    "Andy and April's Fancy Party" is the ninth episode of the third season of the American comedy television series Parks and Recreation, and the 39th overall episode of the series. It originally aired...  more
  • 5

    Hunting Trip

    Nov 19 2009
    165
    36

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 2

    Episode Number10

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    Leslie tries to prove she can hang with the guys so she invites herself on Ron’s annual hunting trip, but things don’t go as planned. Meanwhile, April and Andy bond in the office while everyone is...  more
  • 6

    The Comeback Kid

    Jan 12 2012
    144
    27

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 4

    Episode Number11

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    Leslie enlists everyone's help in staging an attention-getting event. Ben takes up a new hobby, while April and Andy adopt a pet....
  • 7

    Citizen Knope

    Dec 08 2011
    117
    18

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 4

    Episode Number10

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    Unable to get work done from inside the Parks Department, Leslie forms a citizen action group and fights from the outside. Meanwhile, everyone in the office brainstorms ideas for what to get Leslie...  more
  • 8

    Harvest Festival

    Mar 17 2011
    123
    28

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 3

    Episode Number7

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    It's make it or break it for the Parks Department at the Harvest Festival which is full of surprises....  more
  • 9

    Article Two

    Apr 18 2013
    106
    24

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 5

    Episode Number19

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    Leslie works to get rid of outdated laws from the original town charter. April and Ron receive management training from Chris. Ben finds himself in a bidding war against Ann to win a present for...
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    Practice Date

    Oct 08 2009
    89
    18

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 2

    Episode Number4

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    "Practice Date" is the fourth episode of the second season of Parks and Recreation, and the tenth overall episode of the series. It originally aired on NBC in the United States on October 8, 2009. In...  more
  • 11

    Eagleton

    May 05 2011
    85
    21

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 3

    Episode Number12

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    "Eagleton" is the twelfth episode of the third season of the American comedy television series Parks and Recreation, and the 42nd overall episode of the series. It originally aired on NBC in the...  more
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    Season 4 Episode 2: Tammy One returns to wreak havoc on Ron -- Patricia Clarkson, Megan Mullally, Detlef Schrempf and Roy Hibbert guest star.
  • 13

    The Camel

    Nov 12 2009
    82
    21

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 2

    Episode Number9

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    After one of the murals in City Hall is defaced, Leslie and the Parks Department compete to come up with a new design. Meanwhile, Andy and Ron share an uncomfortable moment at the shoeshine stand....  more
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    34

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 3

    Episode Number4

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    "Ron & Tammy: Part Two" is the fourth episode of the third season of the American comedy television series Parks and Recreation, and the 34th overall episode of the series. It originally aired on NBC...  more
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    Season 2 Episode 1: Leslie's penguin marriage at the local zoo causes a stir in Pawnee.
  • 16

    Leslie and Ben

    Feb 21 2013
    154
    91

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 5

    Episode Number14

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    Leslie and Ben are getting married, and have to cram months of planning into two hours. Meanwhile, Ron's temper gets him in trouble....  more
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    End of the World

    Nov 03 2011
    75
    27

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 4

    Episode Number6

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    A local Pawnee group predicts the end of days, causing chaos in the Parks department....  more
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    62
    17

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 4

    Episode Number22

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    It's election day in Pawnee, and Leslie and Bobby Newport are separated by a razor-thin margin. While everyone waits with Leslie for the race to be called, they ponder their futures, and their new...  more
  • 19

    Greg Pikitis

    Oct 29 2009
    78
    33

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 2

    Episode Number7

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    "Greg Pikitis" is the seventh episode of the second season of Parks and Recreation, and the thirteenth overall episode of the series. It originally aired on NBC in the United States on October 29,...  more
  • 20
    Season 7 Episode 12: The Parks gang completes one last task together, before saying goodbye to Pawnee.
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    Telethon

    May 06 2010
    76
    36

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 2

    Episode Number22

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    Telethon is the 22nd episode of the second season of the American comedy television series Parks and Recreation, and the 28th overall episode of the series. It originally aired on NBC in the United...  more
  • 22

    Pawnee Rangers

    Oct 13 2011
    76
    37

    SeasonParks and Recreation - Season 4

    Episode Number4

    SeriesParks and Recreation

    Ron takes his boys-only troop of Pawnee Rangers into the wild. Not wanting the girls to feel left out, Leslie also takes her troop of Pawnee Goddesses on an adventure weekend. Meanwhile, a reluctant...
  • 23
    Season 6 Episode 1: Leslie heads to London.
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    Season 2 Episode 21: Ron faces the nightmare of having to do his job.
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    Season 2 Episode 3: Leslie judges a local beauty pageant Louis C. K. ("Lucky Louie") guest stars.
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