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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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Flu Season is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Jan 27 2011
"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 ...more
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The Fight is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
May 12 2011
"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 ...more
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Li'l Sebastian is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
May 19 2011
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.
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Andy and April's Fancy Party is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Apr 14 2011
"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 ...more
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Hunting Trip is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Nov 19 2009
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 ...more
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Leslie and Ben is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Feb 21 2013
Leslie and Ben are getting married, and have to cram months of planning into two hours. Meanwhile, Ron's temper gets him in trouble.
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The Comeback Kid is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Jan 12 2012
Leslie enlists everyone's help in staging an attention-getting event. Ben takes up a new hobby, while April and Andy adopt a pet.
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Harvest Festival is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Mar 17 2011
It's make it or break it for the Parks Department at the Harvest Festival which is full of surprises.
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Ron & Tammy: Part Two is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Feb 10 2011
"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 ...more
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Telethon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
May 06 2010
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 ...more
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End of the World is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Nov 03 2011
A local Pawnee group predicts the end of days, causing chaos in the Parks department.
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Pawnee Rangers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Oct 13 2011
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 ...more
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One Last Ride is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 7 Episode 12: The Parks gang completes one last task together, before saying goodbye to Pawnee.
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Two Parties is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Jan 24 2013
Ben and Leslie's rival bachelor and bachelorette parties each take on a very different tune.
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Greg Pikitis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Oct 29 2009
"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 ...more
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Win, Lose, or Draw is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
May 10 2012
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 ...more
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Media Blitz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Feb 17 2011
While advertising for the Harvest Festival, Ben has to deal with some troubling questions about his past. Meanwhile, Andy continues to try to win April back.
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The Trial of Leslie Knope is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Dec 01 2011
Leslie has to face an ethics committee about her secret relationship with Ben after they come clean to Chris.
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Citizen Knope is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Dec 08 2011
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 ...more
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Smallest Park is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Nov 17 2011
Leslie uses her new tourist attraction as a way to spend more time with Ben. Meanwhile, Ron and April encourage Andy to go to college, and Chris tasks Tom and Jerry with revamping the Parks and ...more
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London, Part 1 & 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 6 Episode 1: Leslie heads to London.
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Article Two is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Li'l Sebastian is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Parks And Recreation Episodes
Season 3 Episode 16: Super-Sized Producer's Cut! Leslie says goodbye to a special friend.
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Ron and Tammys is listed (or ranked) 24 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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The Stakeout is listed (or ranked) 25 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