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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.
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Article Two is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Apr 18 2013
Leslie works to get rid of outdated laws from the original town charter.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 ...more
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The Stakeout is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Sep 24 2009
While pruning the new community garden, Leslie and Tom find that someone has been growing marijuana. To find those responsible, they decide to have an all-night stakeout of the garden. ...more
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The Flu is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 3 Episode 2: The whole town is coming down with the flu as Leslie is trying to pitch her idea for Harvest Festival to local business owners.
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Ron and Tammys is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 4 Episode 2: Tammy One returns to wreak havoc on Ron -- Patricia Clarkson, Megan Mullally, Detlef Schrempf and Roy Hibbert guest star.
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Practice Date is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Amy Boal added Oct 08 2009
"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 ...more
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The Camel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Nov 12 2009
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
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Ron Swanson vs. Food is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
A loving (and hilarious) tribute to Ron Swanson and all of his favorite foods!
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Park Safety is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 2 Episode 19: Leslie leaps into action when Jerry is mugged in a park - Andy Samberg ("Saturday Night Live") Guest Stars.
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Sex Education is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 5 Episode 4: Leslie tries her hand at Sex Education.
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The Cones Of Dunshire is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 6 Episode 8: Leslie won't take "No" for an answer.
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Eagleton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
May 05 2011
"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 ...more
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Time Capsule is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Feb 03 2011
Leslie wants to bury a time capsule that encapsulates life in Pawnee, but an odd suggestion from a local man causes unforeseen consequences. Andy seeks help from Chris about how to win back
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Pawnee Zoo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 2 Episode 1: Leslie's penguin marriage at the local zoo causes a stir in Pawnee.
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94 Meetings is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 2 Episode 21: Ron faces the nightmare of having to do his job.
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Road Trip is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 3 Episode 14: Leslie and Ben take a road trip to Indianapolis.
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Halloween Surprise is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 5 Episode 5: Halloween spirit is gone when Leslie gets some bad news.
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Women In Garbage is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 5 Episode 11: Leslie focuses on women's equality in government.
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Ron and Jammy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 7 Episode 2: Leslie and Ron briefly put aside their feud to help old foe Jeremy Jamm escape the clutches of the diabolical Tammy 2. Ben vows to help April discover her true passion in life, while Andy and Tom travel to Chicago.
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Beauty Pageant is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 2 Episode 3: Leslie judges a local beauty pageant Louis C. K. ("Lucky Louie") guest stars.
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Soulmates is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 3 Episode 10: Leslie finds an unlikely soulmate.
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Save JJ's is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 7 Episode 6: Leslie holds a rally in an attempt to keep JJ's Diner from closing. Tom surprises Donna with the ultimate pre-wedding gift.
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Soda Tax is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 5 Episode 2: Leslie fights obesity in Pawnee with a new soda tax.
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Woman of the Year is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 2 Episode 17: Ron Swanson wins "Woman of the Year".
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Ms. Ludgate-Dwyer Goes t... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 7 Episode 8: While Leslie and April take a business trip to Washington, April wrestles with her future. Back in Pawnee, Andy tries to find April the perfect job.
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Indianapolis is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 3 Episode 6: Leslie and Ron head to Indianapolis.