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All The Tom Haverford Business Ideas On ‘Parks And Recreation’

Updated February 1, 2019 1.2k votes 81 voters 3k views26 items

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NBC’s Parks and Recreation became of the most popular comedies on the network from 2009-2015. Led by Amy Poehler, the series found the humor in the everyday adventures of a government parks department. The unique setting, relatable storylines, and ridiculous (but lovable) characters resulted in a show that was even better than The Office. Even after its finale, fans still discuss some mind-blowing Parks and Rec theories and share their favorite moments from the series.

Among the cast of characters was Tom Haverford, played by Aziz Ansari. Serving as the eventual business liaison to the department, Tom was always exploring new businesses he could create to make a profit and eventually leave his boring job. Over the years, he came up with 26 different business ideas on the series. We will take a look at some of the fantastic and truly ridiculous business proposals from the mind of Tom Haverford from Parks and Rec

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    The "high-end Kahlúa-style liqueur" that Tom featured in the Snakehole Lounge, touted as “The Connoisseur’s Juice." He created the luxury brand when he “mixed a bunch of alcohol together, and some sugar and coffee, and a bunch of other junk" resulting in a drink that  "kind of tastes like Kahlúa.”

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    Yogurt Platinum

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    Because what adult wouldn't enjoy the refreshing taste of “a gourmet alcoholic yogurt”?

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    Another of his successful businesses, the store became a “high-end clothes rentals for teens, tweens, and everything in-betweens.”

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    Tom’s Bistro

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    One of Tom's best idea, he picked the name because "the word 'bistro' is classy as sh*t." He went on to descibe the business as a "classy, authentic" new-world Italian restaurant.

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